Congressman Pete Visclosky

Representing the 1st District of Indiana

Agency Help

Here to Help

Pete's office is here to serve you. While Pete cannot require federal officials to decide matters in your favor, he will ensure that your request receives appropriate consideration. Some of the most common problems arise from issues involving: Social Security and Medicare, immigration, the United States Military, veterans' affairs, welfare and social services, and regulatory agencies.

If you need help with these matters, or if you have other concerns involving the federal government, please fill out the form below. Also, please know that we must have your signature on file regardless of which version of the constituent fact sheet you choose to fill out.

Constituent Fact Sheet to Get Your Casework Started (Fillable Version, please print and sign upon completion)  

Constituent Fact Sheet to Get Your Casework Started (Print Version, please sign upon completion)

If you are unable to print the document above, please call the Merrillville office and ask to have one mailed, emailed, or faxed to you. Once your "Constituent Fact Sheet" is returned, Pete and his staff will work diligently to ensure that your concerns are addressed in a prompt and satisfactory manner. If you would still like to schedule a meeting with Pete, please contact the Merrillville office.

Things You Should Know

  • According to the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Standards of Official Conduct, Pete cannot act as an attorney or offer legal assistance in any way.
  • Because of the constitutional separation of powers, judicial matters (matters before the courts) do not fall under Pete's jurisdiction as a Member of Congress. Examples of judicial matters include deportation proceedings or any matter before immigration courts, divorce, child custody, or other civil disputes, and criminal trials.
  • While Pete will make his best efforts to assist you, please remember that federal agencies have discretion concerning decisions on individual cases and have the final say on the outcome.