Mission & Vision

Our Mission 

First Contact, Inc. a not-for-profit interdenominational resource and referral ministry, which endeavors in the name of Jesus Christ and by the power of the Holy Spirit to assist Porter County residents in need.

Our Vision


To engage a community of givers, through churches, individuals and organizations to help support those facing hardship.

Our Mission Verse


To spend ourselves on behalf of the hungry and satisfy the needs of the oppressed.

                            Isaiah 58:10


Church Support


Apostolic Christian Church

Augsburg Ev. Lutheran Church

Bethel of all Nations Fellowship

Central Ave Church of God

Christ Lutheran Church

City Point

Crossings Community Church

Crossroad Family Church

Duneland Community Church

Emmanuel Baptist Church of South Haven

Faith Evangelical Bible Church

Faith Memorial Lutheran

Family Bible Church(Portage)

First Baptist of Portage

First Christian Church

First Presbyterian Portage

First Presbyterian Valpo

First United Methodist Portage

First United Methodist Valpo

Good Shepherd Presbyterian

Grace Baptist Church Of Portage

Grace Chapel

Grace Church of the Nazarene

Heartland Christian Center

Heritage Lutheran Church

Hope of Israel

Hopewell Mennonite Church

Immanuel Lutheran

Liberty Bible Church

Living Hope Community Church

New Hope Missionary Church

Ogden Dunes Community Church

Open Door Fellowship

Portage Bible Church

Real Life Community Church

Road to Life

South Haven Christian Church

St. Elizabeth Seton

St. John's United Church

St. Patrick Catholic Church

St. Paul Lutheran Church

St Teresa of Avila Catholic Student Center

Trinity Lutheran of Valparaiso

Valparaiso Baptist Church

Valparaiso Nazarene Church

Community Support

Anderson Foundation

Culver's of Valparaiso                                           

Kankakee Valley REMC                           


Shorewood Forest Philanthropic

Strack & Van Til, LLC

Thrivent FCU Porter Co