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Community Based

AYS, Inc.
AYS enriches the learning and well-being of children in a safe, caring and fun environment outside of the school day.

Childhood Connections
Childhood Connections, in partnership with parents, professionals, and the community, enhances the present and future opportunities for our children through quality education and resources.

Christamore House
Its mission is to promote the general welfare of residents in the Haughville neighborhood, a west side community near downtown Indianapolis and the IUPUI campus. Its many programs focus on the personal and family development of area residents, and include a preschool, adolescent recreation, adult education, seniors activities, counseling, emergency clothing, food and infant supplies, dental and well child clinics.

Family Centered Service
Their mission is provide compassionate, respectful and innovative services which strengthen and support families and their communities.

Regional Youth Services
Regional Youth Services, Inc., was established in 1972 as a private, nonprofit foster care agency in Jeffersonville, Indiana, in response to a need for specialized foster care services in southern Indiana.

The Villages
The Villages champions every child's right to a safe, permanent and nurturing home. We are committed to strengthening all families and embracing the dignity and diversity of every child, youth and family served.

Cary Home for Children
Cary Home for Children uses an individualized approach to prepare youth for successful re-entry to the community through: case management, treatment, educational support, family services, behavior modification, and community engagement.

Stepping Stones
We are an independent non-profit that offers transitional housing and supportive services to youth between the ages of 16-20 experiencing homelessness.

StopOver, Inc.
Stopover, Inc. has 40 years of experience supporting Indianapolis adolescents and their families through family crises operating an emergency shelter/crisis intervention program for Indianapolis youth ages 11-17.

Friends of Hidalgo
Friends of Hidalgo betters the lives of those living in impoverished communities, while offering volunteers a life-changing experience. Friends of Hidalgo trips provide hands-on interaction with disadvantaged families, balanced by opportunities for immersion in the native culture of the community served.

Boys and Girls Clubs of Indiana
To enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.

Indiana Afterschool Network
Indiana Afterschool Network (IAN) works to ensure that all Indiana children have access to affordable, quality afterschool programs while working to engage public will to increase public and private investment in quality afterschool program initiatives throughout Indiana.

Girls, Inc.
Girls Incorporated is a nonprofit organization that inspires all girls to be strong, smart, and bold through a network of local organizations in the United States and Canada.

John H. Boner Community Center
The John H. Boner Community Center inspires neighbors and partners to improve the quality of life on the Near Eastside by providing tools for change and growth.

Youth as Resources of Central Indiana
Youth as Resources of Central Indiana (YARCI) challenges youth to identify community needs and design projects that use their skills, creativity and energy to help others in the community.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana develops mentors committed to helping boys and girls grow into the next generation of caring, confident, and competent adults.

Indiana Youth Institute
The Indiana Youth Institute promotes the healthy development of Indiana children and youth by serving the people, institutions and communities that impact their well-being.

Youth Philanthropy Initiative of Indiana
Our Mission is to grow lifelong philanthropists who give their time, talent, and treasure for the common good. Vision that all young people are aware, educated, and actively involved in philanthropy within their local communities.

4-H prepares young people to step up to the challenges in their community and the world. Using research-based programming around positive youth development, 4-H youth get the hands-on real world experience they need to become leaders.

Boy Scouts of America
The Boy Scouts of America provides a program for young people that builds character, trains them in the responsibilities of participating citizenship, and develops personal fitness.

Girl Scouts of Central Indiana
Girl Scouts of Central Indiana is central Indiana's preeminent organization dedicated solely to girls - all girls - where, in an accepting and nurturing environment, girls build character and skills for success in the real world.

League for the Blind
The League for the Blind and Disabled's mission is to provide and promote opportunities that empower people with disabilities to achieve their potential.

Cardinal Services
The mission of Cardinal Services is to support people with challenges or disabilities in reaching their personal goals.

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)
The National CASA Association is a network of 1,000 program offices that are recruiting, training and supporting volunteers to represent the best interests of abused and neglected children in the courtroom and other settings.

Advocates for Children
Advocates for Children is an organization dedicated to speaking on behalf of abused and neglected children in south central Indiana. The organization provides service to four counties - Bartholomew (Columbus), Decatur (Greensburg), Jackson (Seymour, Brownstown), and Jennings (North Vernon, Vernon).

Indiana Youth Advocacy Program Http://
The National Youth Advocate Program (NYAP) has provided cost effective, community based services and support to children, youth and families since 1978. We offer flexible, creative, outcome based solutions to meet the unique needs of the communities we serve and the individual needs of the youth and families involved in our programs.

Peer Information Center for Teens, Inc. http:/
Peer Helpers serve other high school students in times of stress. Peer Helpers listen and help students explore their options and make their own decision.

Children’s coalition of Indiana
The Children’s coalition is to advocate for the well-being of children and ensure that all children will have the opportunity to grow up to lead healthy, safe, and productive lives.

Children’s Bureau, Inc.
Children's Bureau makes agency services available and affordable to all families and children.


Asante Children’s Theatre
The Asante Children's Theatre of Indianapolis, IN (ACT) is a professional theatre organization committed to preserving the tradition of African and African-American performing arts.

Junior Achievement of Central Indiana
Junior Achievement of Central Indiana, Inc. (JACI), in partnership with the business and education communities, provides learning experiences for central Indiana students with a concentration on life skills, job skills, financial literacy, entrepreneurship, and fundamential understanding of economics and the free enterprise system.

21st Century Scholars
The Twenty-first Century Scholars Program began in 1990 as Indiana's way of raising the educational aspirations of low and moderate-income families. The program aims to ensure that all Indiana families can afford a college education for their children.

Starfish Initiative
Starfish Initiative is a college access and readiness program serving economically disadvantaged high school students in Marion County, Indiana.

Faith Based

Ryves Youth Center at Etling Hall
For more than 27 years, Ryves Youth Center at Etling Hall has been a second home for children in the Ryves Neighborhood in Terre Haute.

Cornerstone Youth Center
Through a Christian environment that welcomes all, we provide opportunities for positive moral growth and sustainable life skills development for youth and families in Southeast Allen County.

Youth for Christ
Our focus as a movement is on multiplying fruitful and sustainable Ministry Sites across the nation and around the world.

Safe Harbor Christian Church
At Safe Harbor, we believe in equipping individuals and organizations who have the vision of bringing others to Christ. We believe there is a enormous mission field in this world and no single organization can do it alone. The organizations and individuals we have selected have shown a strong desire and passion to fulfill the greatest commission of them all.

Clark County Youth Shelter
Clark County Youth Shelter was founded on the idea of a community-based youth shelter which would offer youth a safe alternative when there was no place else to go.

Their mission is to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build a healthy spirit, mind, and body for all.


Child Adult Resources Services
C.A.R.S. provides services for adults as well as children in healthy families, headstart, developmental preschool, childcare network.

CHANCES for Youth
CHANCES for Indiana Youth began in 1985 as the Vigo County Task Force on Drug and Alcohol Abuse.

Drug and Alcohol Consortium of Allen County, Inc.
To provide an effective network to coordinate resources and efforts to reduce and erase alcohol, tobacco, and other drug (ATOD) abuse and problems that it brings to the community of Allen County.

Youth First Inc.
Youth First’s mission is to strengthen youth and families through evidence-based programs that prevent substance abuse, promote healthy behaviors, and maximize student success.

Haven House Services, Inc.
Haven House Services provides local social and welfare services in Jeffersonville, Indiana.

Scott County Community Foundation
The Scott County Community Foundation is to be a community leader in philanthropy, stewardship, giving and serving for the common good in Scott County. The Foundation works to mobilize the leadership and resources needed for residents of Scott County to have an equitable quality of life.

Youth Services Bureau of Monroe County
The mission of the Youth Services Bureau of Monroe County is to provide services, programs, referrals, and advocacy for youth and community education on issues concerning youth.

United Way of Johnson County
United Way of Johnson County describes the united way our community comes together to create social change and improve lives. United Way partners with donors; nonprofits organizations; public policy makers at the local, state and national levels; community leaders; and area businesses; to address the challenges we face as a community. Together, we support a vision of a strong, supportive, safe and healthy community.

Jefferson County Probation/Juvenile Court
This page contains basic information about the courts and clerk in Jefferson County.

Indiana Juvenile Justice Task Force
Indiana Juvenile Justice Task Force, IJJTF, is a private not-for-profit corporation that works with adjudicated juveniles. "Our mission is to impact systems and policies so as to ensure the well-being of youth and families involved in the juvenile justice system across Indiana."


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