Community Healthcare in Portage, IN

North Shore health offers children's dentists in Portage, IN.

North Shore Health Centers offers affordable, high-quality healthcare in Portage, IN. As a non-profit with a sliding scale, we have the unique ability to give care to people who are uninsured or underinsured. Our services include obstetrics, gynecology, children’s dentistry and pediatrics among other things. Our staff of pediatric physicians, gynecologists, dentists and physicians is committed to providing top-notch health services to the people in Portage. Our sliding scale bases healthcare costs on income for those patients who don’t have medical insurance. Everyone is served at North Shore Health Centers regardless of sex, age, religion, race or ability to pay. North Shore’s Stacy McKay Center can take both scheduled and walk-in appointments. We offer family practice care, pediatrics, dental work, free pregnancy testing, $20 flu shots and we have a teen clinic. Every location within the North Shore Health Center network employs licensed and board certified practitioners, community outreach and in-reach workers. We make it a point to have high-quality patient care and hope to be ranked among the best community health centers in the country.

Directions to the Clinic

The clinic is attached to the east side of Portage High School East, near the intersection of Highway 6 and Airport Road. Enter school property off of Airport Road just north of the student parking lot. Head west, then turn left (south) at the school building. Watch for clinic parking signs.

6450 U.S. Highway 6
Portage, IN 46368
(219) 763-8112
(888) 313-8557

Stacy McKay Center Hours:

Medical – Family Practice:

  • Monday: 8:30am – 7:00pm
  • Tuesday: 6:30am-5:00pm
  • Wednesday: 6:30am-5:00pm
  • Thursday: 8:30am-7:00pm
  • Friday: 6:30am-5:00pm


  • Monday: 10:30am-7:00pm
  • Tuesday: 8:00am-5:00pm
  • Wednesday: 8:00am-5:00pm
  • Thursday: 8:00am-5:00pm
  • Friday: 8:00am-3:00pm

High School Academy (Stacy McKay Health & Education Center)

High school students across Porter County can obtain college credit through IU Northwest and Ivy Tech and graduate high school with professional certification by attending classes in medical and dental care, and working alongside our staff. Students graduate with job-ready skills enabling them to pursue employment opportunities and attend college. Professional certifications include Dental Assistant, Certified Nursing Assistant, and Phlebotomist (just needing to get the Phlebotomy Certificate from the State).

After Hours/Emergencies

If you need assistance after hours, please call the health center’s regular phone number at (219) 763-8112.

For medical emergencies please contact your Emergency Medical Services (911) or call your nearest hospital.