6111 Harrison St.Suite 222Merrillville, IN 46410
p: 219.884.8484
f: 219.884.0065

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday: 9a - 6p
Saturday: By Appointment

We are here to build, develop and strengthen our community by serving others.

Our Mission 2017-08-29T17:33:21+00:00


The Caring Corner is a social service agency dedicated to servicing our community.

The Caring Corner supports the individuals we serve through, counseling, education, consultation, and assessments. We strive to build positive interactions with the client and enhance their ability to cope with life’s circumstances. Our approach is to build relationships that foster character development, positive lifestyles and creates stability.
Although we are a clinical social service agency we also conduct team building training, drug and alcohol classes, workshops, and productivity programs for companies and schools.

We are here to build, develop and strengthen our community by serving others.

The Caring Corner is committed to creating new possibilities for our clients. We provide services to individuals, families, groups, and organizations.
We offer a full range of clinical services such as psychiatric evaluations, medication management, psychological testing, therapeutic counseling, bonding assessments and substance abuse treatment.
We also support families by providing parent education, visitation monitoring, tutoring and mentoring.

Our in-office services include:

  • Diagnostic Testing and Evaluations
  • Individual Therapy
  • Therapeutic Groups and Classes
  • Mentoring
  • Couples therapy
  • Life Skills Training
  • Adoption Studies and Treatment

We offer to our client:

  • A Place to Reflect
  • Unique and Traditional Approaches
  • Licensed Certified Staff
  • Respect for All Individuals

We respect & support:

  • Values and Spiritual Differences
  • Lifestyle Preferences
  • The LGBTQIA Community

Our values promote:

  • Healthy Lifestyle Choices
  • Flexibility and Balance
  • Self- Care & Integrity
  • Productivity

We have over 35 years of experience.

We perform court-ordered “Family Functioning” assessment, child interviews and observations, and conduct play therapy for younger children. We can also assist with mediation and custody monitoring.

Our goal is to increase the potential for growth and healing in a safe, caring environment.

We create behavior programs for schools and other social service agencies.

Some of Our Programs are: I.C.E., J.U.M.P., C.H.O.I.C.E., Parental Bonding, and a Pre-Expulsion Program
We are an Approved Supervision Site and we conduct supervision for individuals and organizations seeking licensure.

You are important to us.

We encourage our staff to focus on being a Multicultural/Multigenerational agency that increasingly finds avenues to unite the community by embracing our differences.  We embrace diversity without discrimination.  

We see our role as a vital part of the community and we seek to engage in projects that help to prevent crisis and dysfunction.  As an effort to address the prevention part of our mission we have developed an additional arm to our organization – a non-profit entitled Strategies for Care.