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Family And Friends Programs

Family and Friends Monthly Themed Dances

Family And Friends of NWI Host Monthly Themed Dances during the Months of May-November from 5pm-9pm at The Jean Shepherd Community Center, Located at 3031 Mahnoey Drive, Hammond Indiana (Near 173rd Kennedy).. (tba when we restart)


Themed Dances in 2024 Included

Welcome Back Family & Friends

Guy's & Dolls Sweetheart's Dance

Give To The Needy Fundraiser

90's Party

Jamaica Festa

Las Vegas Night

Mardi Gras'

7th Annual Special Needs Prom Banquet (Dynasty Banquet Hall)

Her's This Years Monthly Themed Dance Schedule.
May 15th ,2023 (CANCE​LLED) 

June 19 th , 2023 (CANCELLED)

July 17th , 2023 (CANCELLED)

August 21st ,2023

August 23, 2023 Comm​unity Feeding @ Hammond Rescue Mission

September 1, 2023- Firefighter's 3rd Annual Appreciation Day

September 18 th , 2023

October 16th   2023

November  17th , 2023

November 17 th 2023 Prom @ The Dynasty Banquet Hall



Family and Friends of  NWI  also feeds the homeless on a daily basic and assist with shelter feeding..


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Family & Friends Blue & Gold Prom Banquet


Family & Friends of NWI prom was a great success, We had over 150 people in attendance, The King & Queen For  2012, 2013, & 2014 and 2015  was awarded a photo-shoot and a limosine ride to the prom for their countinued support for family and friends,  The night was filled with great entertainment, awards cermoney and lots of dancing and people having fun. Cant wait until next year. Thanks for Supporting Family & Friends of NWI..


Family and Friends 2nd Annual Prom was a great success. We growned 2012,2013,2014,2015, Kings and Queens. It was an exciting event. we also had New consumer's That were apart of the court. To See The Entre Night on DVD, Please Call Desiree Billups@ 773-587-4319.


Family And Friends Themed Dances will Start May 13th, 2016 & Our 3rd Annaul Prom will Be Novemeber 18th, 2016 @ The Dynasty Banquet Hall....


April 1 2015  is the Kickoff to Family And Friends Yearly Food and Clothing Drive. Our collections are divided into 2 agencies. We help Pacific Garden Mission  In Chicago IL& The Woman Shelter in Indiana. We are in dyer need of can food, Coats, clothing for kids and adults, Toys, blankets, Shoe and Boots For Kids. If you would like to make a donation to any of these shelter, Please Feel Free To Call Desiree Billups @ 773-587-4319. All Donation can be oicked up per request. Lets Make someones Holiday special. This is the time To GIVE...





Computer Class program:  This program will helps disabled people of all ages learn how to use computers. A professional computer instructor will provide the lessons in a group setting twice a month, which allows participates learn how to use a computer for their basic computing needs like creating a resume or typing up a word document. The skills taught in this program will help participants to be able to get a job and perform other computer related tasks they might need in the workplace or at school. Instructions will be gearned toward computer usages catered toward each participants' disability. the program is expected to start in late 2014..



Family And Friedns will be Hosting a Feed The Needy Fundrasiser with the Assistance Of Innonence Kids Inc, on June 20th 2015 @ The Jean Shephard Community Center in Hammond Indiana. From 12pm to 6pm. We will have plenty of great food, vendors will be on deck so get your money ready. We will have lots of Great entertainment. So come out and support Family and Freinds of NWI..



Family and Friends will be Hosting A All White Party Fundraiser @ The Dynasty Banquet Hall In Hammond Indiana on July 24th 2015, From 6pm to Midnight. Come out and Have Some Fun, If your a Stepper This is going to be a lot of fun. Vendors will be ondeck, This is also a sit down dinner. Raffles will also be held. See you guys on July 24th 2015..




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