Respecting our past. Preparing for our future.

About Us

North Central Health Services was created in 1984 to serve as the parent company of a family of corporations which included Lafayette Home Hospital, Home Hospital Foundation, and Service Frontiers Incorporated. Today, NCHS has a primary responsibility to operate River Bend Hospital, which is a private inpatient psychiatric hospital, licensed and certified by the Indiana Department of Mental Health.

NCHS also is a grantmaking organization providing primarily capital grants to 501(c)(3) organizations serving the citizens of Benton, Carroll, Clinton, Fountain, Montgomery, Tippecanoe, Warren, and White counties in Indiana. Grants are awarded to organizations for projects that relate to health and healthy communities.

River Bend Hospital

River Bend Hospital is licensed by the Indiana Department of Mental Health as a private psychiatric hospital. Inpatient care is provided to adults by behavioral medicine specialists including psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, activity therapists and nurse professionals. They are well supported by others in the health profession and together create a therapeutic environment designed for short term intervention and mental health enhancement.

River Bend Hospital accepts patients from throughout North Central Indiana and works cooperatively with others in behavioral health organizations to create a competent, caring environment for improving and restoring the mental health of our community and its citizens.

Contact River Bend Hospital at (765) 464-0400.

Grantmaking

NCHS is committed to continuing the traditions of Lafayette Home Hospital in providing health care and promoting healthy communities for the benefit of the citizens of Benton, Carroll, Clinton, Fountain, Montgomery, Tippecanoe, Warren, and White counties. NCHS has provided and intends to continue to provide financial support to qualified not-for-profit organizations in these counties that share our commitment to health and healthy communities, primarily through grants for capital projects.

NCHS is committed to supporting not-for-profit organizations that demonstrate sound financial management, efficient operations, and the organizational capacity to sustain successful projects with significant potential for positive impact on the community. NCHS encourages collaboration among organizations that efficiently utilize resources and provide programs and services that are not duplicative.

Since 1999, NCHS has awarded over $48 million in grant funding. In that time, more than 180 organizations in the NCHS service area have received one or more NCHS-funded grants.

NCHS approved 79% of all eligible grant requests in 2015. We encourage you to review the application guidelines to determine whether your project might be a fit for our funding preferences and to learn more about our grant priorities and application process.

Community

NCHS is committed to advancing and providing health care for the benefit of the citizens of Benton, Carroll, Clinton, Fountain, Montgomery, Tippecanoe, Warren, and White counties. NCHS operates River Bend Hospital, a private inpatient psychiatric hospital, licensed and certified by the Indiana Department of Mental Health. NCHS also provides financial support primarily for capital grants to nonprofit organizations who share our commitment to health and the development of healthy communities.

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