Henryville is still recovering from the March tornado, and some residents are only beginning the process of building their homes.
The department will redirect part of its budget to create two new programs.
Funding for community services are hard to find, and the state recently cut funding to schools who administer after school programs.
Winston Fiore is raising money for kids with a common birth defect known as Cleft palate.
The group says the voucher program violates law by providing tax dollars to religious institutions.
Many physicians have been sending insured patients to public health clinics, which receive government funded vaccines.
Officials with the company say the investment will be used to replace plant machinery and will result in the creation of about 51 jobs.
According to the US Department of Agriculture, 1 in 4 Americans are currently on a government supported feeding program.
The New Census report covers a number of economic indicators from unemployment to health insurance statistics.