Jay County Public Library 
315 N. Ship Street, Portland, IN  47371 
(260) 726-7890 or fax (260) 726-7317
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EmploymentLegal Forms & Info (Indiana) 




Arts Links

    Search for artists, artworks or art museums

Arts Place 
    Community arts facility in Portland (Jay County), Indiana offering programming, performances and exhibits

    Information about 32,000 American artists

    Comprehensive and up-to-date information on the arts in Indiana



The Area Decoder
   Area codes by city, state or country; reverse code lookups

    Phone and address information for individuals or businesses

Yahoo! People Search
    Phone, address and email information for businesses and individuals

Who's Alive and Who's Dead
List of celebrities, their status, if they have died and when.
World Clock
    Before you call:  use this guide to time zones, calendars and more.  Includes a World Time Search and Calendar Generator.


College and Career Planning Resources
Jay School Corporation
Continuing Education and Lifelong Learning Resources
John Jay Center for Learning
Courses and Degrees Online
Practice tests at Testing & Education Reference Center

The library is a Community Partner with the John Jay Center for Learning.



Indiana Career Connect
 The State of Indiana's no charge service to benefit individuals and employers.

Indiana Department of Workforce Development
    Indiana Department of Workforce Development (IDWD) manages and implements innovative employment programs for Hoosiers, unemployment insurance systems, and facilitates regional economic growth initiatives for Indiana.

Student Jobs
 The one-stop portal for a range of employment opportunities for students within the Federal Government, whether in high school, college, or graduate school.

    The Federal Government's official one-stop source for Federal jobs and employment information.



Tax Links            State of Indiana links

Indiana Transparency Portal
    The Indiana Transparency Portal (ITP) is designed to give the Indiana taxpayer an inside look into Indiana State Government spending and operations.

Legal Forms and Information - Indiana
    Indiana Judicial System Self-Service Legal Center

State and Local Government on the Net
    Frequently updated directory of links to government sponsored and controlled resources on the Internet.

    Information on more than 1,000 Federal and state benefit programs.
    Simply complete the free and confidential questionnaire and our prescreening tool will generate a tailored list of programs just for you.

online locator service for a comprehensive inventory of information disseminated by the Federal Government.

Forms from the Feds
    Forms most asked for by the public, developed by the University of Memphis Libraries

Social Security Online
    The Official Website of the U. S. Social Security Administration

    The U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.

    Información oficial en español



Centers for Disease Control   
"Your online source for credible health Information"

Clinical Trials
ClinicalTrials.gov provides patients, family members, and members of the public easy and free access to information on clinical studies for a wide range of diseases and conditions.  A service of the U.S. National Institutes of Health developed by the National Library of Medicine

Health Insurance Market Place starting place.

Contact information for hospitals in surrounding area

Mayo Clinic
Consumer health information

Medline Plus
Drug information, medical encyclopedia and dictionary, directories, clinical trials.  A service of U. S. National Library of Medicine and the Nation Institutes of Health.

National Library of Medicine
    The National Library of Medicine (NLM), on the campus of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, is the world's largest medical library. The Library collects materials and provides information and research services in all areas of biomedicine and health care.

Prescription Drug Information
USA.gov list of government sources on prescription drugs
Lookup drug interactions, see images of prescription medications, and get information about drug coverage.

U. S. EPA Information on Indoor Air Quality
Includes info on molds, chemicals, asbestos, smoke, etc.

World Health Organization (WHO)
    WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.
Jay County Hospital
500 W. Votaw
Portland, IN  47371
(260) 726-7131
IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital
2401 W. University Avenue
Muncie, IN  47303
(765) 747-3111
St. Vincent's Randolph Hospital
473 Greenville Avenue
Winchester, IN 47394-1317 
(765) 584-0004

Adams Memorial Hospital
1100 Mercer Avenue
Decatur, IN  46733
(260) 724-2145
Coldwater (Ohio)
Mercer Co. Community Hospital
800 W. Main
Coldwater, OH  45828
(419) 678-2341
Reid Hospital
1100 Reid Parkway
Richmond, IN  47374
(765) 983-3000



Bluffton Regional Medical Center
303 S. Main Street
Bluffton, IN  46714
(888) 419-3557 or
(260) 824-3210



Fort Wayne

Lutheran Hospital
7950 W. Jefferson Blvd.
Fort Wayne, IN  46804
(260) 435-7001
(260) 435-7188 (patient information)
(800) 444-2001 (toll-free)
(260) 435-7337 (Lutheran Children's Hospital)


Parkview Hospitals
See website for various locations' addresses
and phone numbers
St. Joseph Hospital
700 Broadway
Fort Wayne, IN  46802
(260) 435-3000
(260) 435-3095
Community Hospital East
1500 N. Ritter Avenue
Indianapolis, IN  46219-3027
(800) 777-7775
(317) 355-1411


Community Hospital North
7150 Clearvista Drive
Indianapolis, IN  46256-1695
(800) 777-7775
(317) 355-1411


Community Hospital South
1402 E County Line Road S
Indianapolis, IN  46227-0963
(800) 777-7775
(317) 355-1411

Community Hospital - Anderson
1515 N. Madison
Anderson, IN  46011-3453
(765) 298-4242



IU Health University Hospital
550 N. University Blvd.
Indianapolis, IN  46202-5149
(800) 248-1199
(317) 944-5000

IU Health Methodist Hospital
1701 N Senate Blvd
Indianapolis, IN  46202
(800) 248-1199
(317) 962-2000

IU Health North (Clarian North Medical Center)
11700 N. Meridian St,
Carmel, IN  46032
(317) 688-2000

IU Health West Hospital
1111 North Ronald Reagan Pkwy.
Avon, IN 46123
(317) 217-3000

Riley Hospital for Children (IU Health)
702 Riley Hospital Drive
Indianapolis, IN  46202
(317) 962-2060 or
(800) 248-1199 (IU Health)


St. Francis Hospital
8111 S. Emerson Avenue
Indianapolis, IN  46237-8601
(317) 865-5000


St. Vincent Hospital Indianapolis
2001 W. 86th Street
Indianapolis, IN  46260-1902
(317) 338-2345


St. Vincent Women's Hospital of Indianapolis
8111 Township Line Road
Indianapolis, IN  46260-2479
(317) 415-8111








Dayton (Ohio)

Children's Medical Center of Dayton
1 Children's Plaza
Dayton, OH  454041815
(937) 641-3000

Good Samaritan Hospital
2222 Philadelphia Drive
Dayton, OH  45406
(937) 734-2612

Grandview Medical Center
405 W. Grand Avenue
Dayton, OH  45405
(937) 226-3200

Greater Dayton Area Hospital Association
many area locations
Dayton, OH
(937) 228-1000

Kettering Medical Center
3535 Southern Blvd.
Dayton, OH  45429
(937) 298-4331

Miami Valley Hospital
1 Wyoming Street
Dayton, OH  45409-2793
(937) 208-8000



The official website of the State of Indiana

    How do I file for unemployment?

Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles
Online services and branch information

Indiana Driving Practice Tests
    A non-governmental site that offers practice tests specific to Indiana for car, and Commercial Driver’s License
    along with online driver’s manuals (car, motorcycle, CDL) and FAQ section with detailed answers to 100+ related questions

Indiana Transparency Portal
    The Indiana Transparency Portal (ITP) is designed to give the Indiana taxpayer an inside look into Indiana State Government spending and operations.

State Agencies
A listing of state agencies that have web sites.

STATS Indiana
    A-Z guide to Indiana statistics including health.

Visit Indiana
    Things to do & see - places to stay & eat - facts & festivals

Who Are Your Elected Officials
     Find names and contact information for the elected officials for your location. 


Legal Forms & Info (Indiana)

Indiana Self-Help Legal Center   
Valuable information, court forms, and various resources for people who represent themselves in court.

"It should be noted, however, that self-representation should not be taken lightly, and that there are many instances in which hiring an attorney is a good idea. In fact, we suggest that even if you use the forms provided on this site, you still talk with an attorney prior to submitting them to a court."

Indiana Legal Forms

Indiana Transparency Portal
    The Indiana Transparency Portal (ITP) is designed to give the Indiana taxpayer an inside look into Indiana State Government spending and operations.



Acronym Finder
 Dictionary of acronyms, abbreviations and initialisms.  Also, search US and Canadian postal codes.

Merriam-Webster Online Search
    Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Spanish-English

     "The Internet's premiere free encyclopedia, provides users with more than 57,000 frequently updated articles from the Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition."

    "All the knowledge you need."
  Information Please has been providing authoritative answers to all kinds of factual questions since 1938—first as a popular radio quiz show, then starting in 1947 as an annual almanac, and since 1998 on the Internet.

      "LibrarySpot is a free virtual reference center that simplifies the search for the best resources online, including libraries, high-utility reference tools, periodicals, library industry information and more. From the site, quickly and easily find libraries by type, acronyms, current events, dictionaries, encyclopedias, maps, public records, quotations, statistics, thesauri, books, magazines, newspapers, headlines, speeches, library associations, conferences and more."

Virtual Reference Shelf
    Selected Web Resources compiled by the Library of Congress


Tax Info

Federal Tax Forms and Publications
Read online or print copies

Indiana Tax Forms
Read online or print copies

Other States' Tax Forms 
Locate out of state forms

Internal Revenue Service - www.irs.gov
    Home page with links to services, forms, questions, more

Indiana Department of Revenue
Links to services, forms, questions, contacts, more

Tax help by phone:  1-800-829-1040

Local IRS office in Muncie:
225 N. High Street, Muncie, IN  47305
    (765) 747-5533
    Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (closed for lunch 12: 30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.)



Weather Channel

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
links to forecasts, maps, images

    Daily regional ozone maps, health facts, ozone forecasts

    The Indiana State Climate Office ( Iclimate ) is the state archive of official daily and hourly weather observations recorded throughout Indiana with an online archive of many recent daily and hourly observations from both manual and automated networks.


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