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Access Pass Program
Families enrolled in Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), Food stamps and Hoosier Healthwise Insurance can visit participating locations for just $1 per family member per visit, for up to two adults and dependent youth living in the household.
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Participating Museums:

  • Children’s Museum
  • Conner Prairie
  • Indiana Historical Society
  • Eiteljorg Museum
  • NCAA Hall of Champions
  • Terre Haute Children’s Museum
  • Wonderlab – Indiana Museum of Science, Health & Technology
  • Indiana State Museum
  • Indianapolis Museum of Art

Adult Protective Services
Endangered adults are individuals who are 18 years of age or older who are incapable of managing self-care or property because of a physical or mental incapacity and who are harmed or threatened with harm as a result of neglect, self-neglect, battery, and/or exploitation.
Investigate to determine if an individual is an endangered adult; determine nature and extent of allegation; coordinate with law enforcement and other entities; monitor protective services for effectiveness; initiate criminal actions; advocate for the endangered party; facilitate emergency medical treatment, provide referrals for appropriate housing, in-home service, or other social services.
Hotline: (800) 992-6978
aps@indy.gov

At Your School (AYS) Kids
Before and after school, Early Childhood, Summer Camp
(317) 283-3817
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Art With a Heart
Art therapy for children
2605 E. 25th Street, Suite 301, Indpls., IN 46218
(317) 602-7222
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Child Care Answers
Child Care Resource and Referral Agency
615 N. Alabama  Street, Suite 300, Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317) 631-4643 or 1-800-272-2937
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Child Care Provider Information from State of Indiana
Find providers as well as inspection and complaints reports
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Children’s Bureau, Inc.
Provides case managers to assist families in developing and meeting specific family-centered goals and connects the family with local services.
1925 Crown Plaza Blvd., Plainfield, IN 46168
(317) 745-6496 or (866) 431-4451
Email: region9@childrensbureau.org

Children Immunizations
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
1-800-232-4636
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Connect2Help – Information and Referrals in Indiana
Dial 2-1-1
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Deaf Community Services
(317) 479-3240
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Easter Seals
4740 Kingsway Drive, Indpls., IN 46205
(317) 466-1000
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Enroll Indy
Help with selecting the right school for your child.
1-877-88-ENROLL
Email: info@enrollindy.org
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Family and Social Services Administration
Apply and learn about Food Stamps, TANF, Hoosier Healthwise
Find local offices
1-800-403-0864
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First Steps
Division of FSSA
402 W. Washington Street, W 453, Indpls., IN 46204
1-800-545-7763

Foundation for Autism Resources
Connects autism families with children (ages 2-12) to providers of ABA therapy (Applied Behavioral Analysis) that offer individualized home-based or hybrid programs with strong family involvement.
(317) 334-9327

Global Competency- The International Center
Create a needs assessment report to identify intercultural needs within organizations. Design topic- or country-specific training programs to help the workforce efficiently and effectively communicate.
One Indiana Square, Suite 2000, Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317) 955-5150
info@internationalcenter.org

IN’s Not Buying It
Initiative to end sex trafficking by reducing demand for commercial sex and providing support for victims of human trafficking.
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humantraffickinginfo@atg.in.gov

Indiana State Guardianship Association
Resources for Adult Guardianships
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Indianapolis Society of St. Vincent de Paul
Offers assistance to those who have fallen upon times of hardship and personal crisis, including providing food, clothing and furniture, as well as financial assistance when funds are available.
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Help Line at (317) 687-0169 or Spanish (317) 687-0167

IndyGo Bus
Visit the Website for maps and schedules or call (317) 635-3344

Indy Parks & Recreation
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Janus
Life Skills for People with Disabilities
Provides individuals with disabilities the opportunity to participate and contribute within the community.
1555 Westfield Road, Westfield, IN 46062
(317) 773-8781

Lambswear, Inc.
Donates Clothes for children from newborn to age 16
For English: (317) 721-1664; For Spanish: (317) 721-5114
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Legal Line
Indianapolis Bar Association
Available every second Tuesday of each month
(317) 269-2000

Neighborhood Alliance for Child Safety
c/o Children’s Bureau, Inc.
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Our Family Wizard
Provides a neutral zone for parent communication to help manage the challenges of shared parenting.
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info@ourfamilywizard.com
1-866-755-9991

Outreach, Inc.
Hope for Homeless Youth
Emergency Hotline: 1-877-686-3818
Outreach Office: (317) 951-8886
2822 E New York St., Indianapolis, IN 46201
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PACE – Public Advocates in Community Re-Entry
2855 North Keystone Avenue, Suite 170
Indianapolis, IN 46218
Schedule Orientation by calling (317) 612-6800

  • Services and programs include:
  • Transitional and Pre-Release Services
  • Pre-Employment Services
  • Job Development and Placement
  • Addictions Support Services

Paths to Quality
Check the quality of your child’s child care.
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Reach Services
Provides comprehensive services to individuals and families facing a wide spectrum of challenges.
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1400 Hulman Street, Terre Haute, IN 47802
(812) 232-6305

Safe Families for Children
Partner with local churches to deflect children from being put into the foster care system. Host Families serving in Central Indiana are supported by a team of volunteers, who provide services of transportation, mentoring, employment assistance or needed, tangible items such as diapers, car seats or meals.
2815 E 62nd St, Suite 160, Indianapolis, IN 46220
Website
317-519-3839

Safe Kids Worldwide
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Shepherd Community Center
Several programs for youth and families on near eastside of Indianapolis
4107 East Washington Street, Indianapolis, IN 46201
(317) 375-0203
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SNAP
Post Adoption Services
Website (search SNAP)

Social Security Administration
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Southeast Community Services
Offers resources to help find a career that will increase income, create a real budget that will allow for future savings, play for college or training for self or children, and assist in applying for benefits.
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(317) 236-7400
Youth after-school program for students in 3rd-12th grade; Monday-Thursday 3:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
Contact for after-school program: caitlyns@southeastindy.org, (317) 510-0200

Traders Point Christian Church Park
Indoor Playground
6590 S Indianapolis Rd, Whitestown, IN 46075
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Visit Indy
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Volunteers of America
Faith-based organization that provides life-changing services to enhance the physical, emotional, spiritual, and intellectual needs of individuals. Serve individuals transitioning from the correctional system, veterans, the elderly, and those dealing with chronic addiction and mental illness.
927 Pennsylvania St., Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317) 686-5800
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Wheeler Mission
Homeless Shelters
Shelter for Men: 520 East Market Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204; (317) 687-6795
Center for Women and Children: 3208 East Michigan Street, Indianapolis, IN 46201; (317) 687-3630
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