NAMI Porter County is a non-profit, grassroots organization dedicated to improving the lives of people affected by serious mental illness.

NAMI Porter County is comprised of families, consumers, and professionals.


We are dedicated to helping families through a network of support, education, and advocacy throughout Northwest Indiana.

We provide support groups twice monthly, and educational programs such as the Peer-to-Peer class, and "In Our Own Voice" presentations.



To contact
NAMI Porter County

by email:

 snail mail:

NAMI Porter County
P.O. Box 1213
Portage, IN  46368-1213

or by phone:

219.764.2958
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Executive Director:
Barbara Layton

||||  WE NEED YOUR HELP |||||

Our Executive Director, Barb Layton, is stepping down from her position with NAMI Porter County.

We are in need of someone dedicated to helping individuals with mental illness in Northwest Indiana through advocacy, education, and support.

Anyone interested should contact us by email or phone, please. 

Contact information for NAMI Porter County can be found in the lower-left of this page.

Thank you!!


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NAMI Porter County is a 501(c)(3)
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Donations to NAMI Porter County go towards supporting many educational programs such as Peer-to-Peer, Family-to-Family, Basics.  These programs help individuals with mental illness in their recovery, family members support their loved ones, and parents and caregivers to manage raising children with mental Illness.


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