Home and Pet Resources

Home, Auto, & Pet Resources


1-877-GET-HOPE: A program for Indiana home owners that have fallen behind on their mortgage or are having difficulty paying their mortgage due to financial difficulties.


Indiana Housing Now: A resource for renters and property managers in the state of Indiana. Find your new home, resources, or apply for COVID-19 Rental Assistance.

Individuals that are unable to complete the application online should call 317-800-6000.

This phone number is available Monday – Friday from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Eastern.­


Indiana Housing & Community Development Authority: Information and resources for renters, home owners, landlords, and developers. Resources include emergency assistance, voucher information, and more.


Home Improvement: Instructional videos and articles about home maintenance and remodeling.


Consumer Reports: Full issues of Consumer Reports are available, or you can search by topic. Includes articles from Buying Guides.


Federal Trade Commission Scam Alerts: Learn about recent scams and how to recognize the warning signs. Read the FTC’s most recent alerts or browse scams by topic.


Consumer Financial Protection Bureau: A U.S. government agency that makes sure banks, lenders, and other financial companies treat you fairly.


Ready, Set, Bank: An online course and information about how to start online banking safely.


Auto Service Repair Manuals and Wiring Diagrams: An online collection of downloadable manuals and diagrams for vehicle repairs.


Chilton Automotive Library: An online collection of detailed information to tackle automotive repairs for things like vacuum and wiring issues. Chilton also offers a labor estimation tool and ASE test preparation quizzes. A library card is needed for access outside of the library.


Hobbies and Crafts: Information about many hobbies and crafts including collecting, indoor and outdoor sports and games, needle crafts, and art.


DeKalb Humane Society Resources: Information for pet owners including local lost & found pets and ordinances.


Pet Poison Helpline: Basic safety information for pets.


Check out these home, auto, and pet resources that have been selected by the Eckhart Librarians!