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State of Indiana

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Contact your State Legislator or Members of Congress - click here.

 

Are You Eligible?

State Benefit Programs and Federal Benefit Programs
 

Yellow Ribbon Suicide Prevention Program - A comprehensive community-based Suicide Prevention Program. Call 1-800-615-1245 24 hours a day/7 days a week for Community Mental Health or 1-800-SUICIDE (784-2433).

 
Find your weather forecast by zip code - click here.

 

Parents as Teachers (PAT) is an international early childhood parent education and family support program serving families throughout pregnancy until their child enters kindergarten.

 

Parent Reviews Give an Inside View - How does your school do in meeting the needs of its students? Just click on Parent Reviews on any school profile to see personal, up-close comments about schools.

 
Children and Politics in Your State - click here.

 
Find your local Parent Information & Resource Center (PIRC) - click here.

 

Homework Help for Kids & Teens - click here.

 

Fight Crime: Invest in Kids - Law Enforcement support for programs preventing juvenile crime and violence.

 

For the substance abuse treatment facility nearest you, click here.

 
For the mental health treatment center nearest you, click here.

 

Find K-12 school information for your state - Visit Standard & Poors, Educational CyberPlayGround, SchoolMatch, or RateMyTeacher.

  

How to volunteer to help a child - click here.

  

Reading & Literacy Help for Children - click here.

  

Reading & Literacy Help for Adults - click here.

 

Find help in your state or region for children with chronic, life-threatening illnesses or disabilities - click here For resources in Spanish, click here

  

U.S. Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) 

 

U.S. Department of Education

 

National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR)

 

No Child Left Behind

 

U.S. Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP)

 

Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA)

 

Visit School Websites - links to over 70,000 school websites from around the country. 

 

Covering Kids & Families works to reduce the number of uninsured children and adults who are eligible for public health care coverage programs but not enrolled. To find low-cost and free health care for children call 1-877-KIDS-NOW.

 

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  • State Government Website - click here.

  • Agencies & Organizations for Children with Disabilities - click here.

  • Contact List for Early Childhood Programs - click here.

  • Agencies, Organizations, and State Government Contacts for Children At-Risk - click here.

  • Education Resources & Information - click here.

  • Literacy Resources - click here.

  • Articles of Interest - click here.

  • Miscellaneous Information & Resources - click here.

  • Things To Do & Places To See - click here.

  • Support Group Information - click here.

 
School house and school bell

Education Resources & Information

  

Department of Education - http://www.in.gov/ai/education

  

Download your state's educational profile - click here (click on State Profiles)

Special Education Mediation Services - click here.

 

IN*SOURCE
809 N. Michigan Street
South Bend, IN 46601-1036
(574) 234-7101 (V/TTY); (800) 332-4433 (In IN)
E-mail: insource@insource.org
Web: www.insource.org

Partners in Policymaking
UCPA of Greater Indianapolis
1915 W. 18th Street, Suite C
Indianapolis, IN 46202
(317) 632-3561; (800) 821-6708 (in IN)

Indiana Parent Information Network, Inc.
4755 Kingsway Drive, Suite 105-A
Indianapolis, IN 46205-1545
(317) 257-8683
E-mail: familynetw@ipin.org
Web: www.ipin.org

Indiana Congress of Parents and Teachers, Inc.
2525 N. Shadeland Avenue, D-4
Indianapolis, IN 46219
(317) 357-5881
Web: www.indianapta.org

 

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People working together

Agencies, Organizations, and State Government Contacts for Children At-Risk

 

Agencies & Organizations for Children with Disabilities - click here.

 

stack of books

Literacy Resources

 
Find State & Local Literacy Hotlines - http://www.literacydirectory.org/hotlines.asp

 

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newspaper

Articles of Interest

  

Improving Kids' Environment is a non-profit, advocacy coalition that facilitates tangible and significant improvements to children’s health through reductions in environmental threats to children.
 

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puzzle pieces

Miscellaneous Information & Resources

 

Parent Resource Sharing: Indiana Resource Center for Autism (IRCA) - "I just wanted to pass along a great resource that I have found to be very helpful in assisting with many things, especially educational programming. The Indiana Resource Center for Autism has a great websiteThey have some wonderful resources under the IRCA Articles header that may be of assistance to many parents. They also have a great newsletter that you can subscribe to...they have trained over 200 educational district teams to assist individuals with autism within educational settings in Indiana and also have worked to assist groups in changing legislation regarding Medicaid waivers and insurance coverage issues." - Carolyn G.

 

National Centers for Independent Living - Map of U.S. leads to a listing of Centers for Independent Living by state.

 

Easter Seals Wayne/Union Counties
5632 U.S. Highway 40 East
P.O. Box 86
Centerville, IN 47330-0086
(765) 855-2482
E-mail: easterseals@juno.com
Web: http://eastersealswu.tripod.com

Family Voices Indiana
4755 Kingsway Drive, Suite 105A
Indianapolis, IN 46205-1545
(317) 257-8683
E-mail: FamVoicesIn@aol.com

VSA arts of Indiana
Harrison Centre for the Arts
1505 N. Delaware Avenue, Suite 100
Indianapolis, IN 46202
(317) 974-4123; (317) 974-4117 (TTY)
Web: www.vsai.org

 

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child playing in water

Things To Do & Places To See

 

U.S. National Parks - http://www.nps.gov/parks.html

 

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This page last updated on 01/04/2017

 

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