4KIDS is propelled by the vision of a home for every child. Whether that is a child removed from their home for the first time, siblings who need to stay together, a young mom in a unplanned pregnancy who needs a refuge, or a young adult who needs a place to belong, 4KIDS is there with hope and homes. 4KIDS Independent Living exists to guide young men and women as they transition out of foster care and into adulthood by offering a two-year transitional independent living residential program. During these two years, residents can complete their GED or further their education, gain employment experience, participate in life skills classes, and learn financial responsibility, all the while being surrounded by an encouraging group of resident advisors, mentors, and other young adults.
Free counseling for current and former foster youth. By matching youth with experienced therapists, we address the trauma and disruption inherent to foster care, help youth manage stress and anxiety, and develop the inner tools they need to become healthy adults.
Children who are medically fragile come to A Rosie Place for up to 10 nights at a time for respite stays. During this time, parents are given the gift of time to go on a date night, experience fun activities with their healthy children or enjoy much needed rest. We also host special events throughout the year, families (parents, fragile children, and siblings) are given opportunities to connect with others in a supportive environment and central location.
Provides a range of programs for individuals with disabilities, including group homes, skill training, employment supports, and day programs.
The SuperSibs Comfort & Care Mailing Programs send age-appropriate support over two years to children ages 4-18 residing in the U.S. who have experienced the childhood cancer diagnosis of a sibling. Travel for Care provides grants for medically related travel expenses.
The Alliance of Hope for Suicide Loss Survivors is a 501c3 nonprofit that provides healing, compassionate support for people who have lost loved ones to suicide. Our online forum operates like a 24/7 support group. Our website contains support resources and information on the survivor experience.
Provides peer visits, training and support groups to individuals who have lost a limb, or have limb differences, as well as their caregivers.
ASI provides respite care to families and individuals affected by autism through all 92 counties in Indiana. Respite Care services address the importance of caring for the caregiver by affording them the opportunity to reconnect with a spouse, friends, and family, time to devote to a hobby or special event, or simply the time to refresh and re-energize, while knowing their loved one is taken care of.
The Autism Response Team can answer your questions, connect you with tools and resources, and help you find autism services and supports in your community.
Offers anti-bullying, anti-suicide, and resilience training, and self-care resources, as well as training and resources for parents, teachers, and school administrators
Provides a wide range of residential and outpatient services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
To offer support, understanding, encouragement and hope to bereaved parents, siblings and grandparents, To educate families about the grief process in all its complexities pertaining to the death of a child or a sibling at any age and from any cause, To connect fellow bereaved parents, siblings and grandparents who can offer support to each other and to each newly bereaved family.
Offers individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities one-to-one friendships, employment opportunities, leadership development training, and group homes.
When children are in need of a family, we respond. In the U.S., we protect vulnerable children through essential services, including pregnancy counseling, foster care, emergency care, and adoption. We believe family is the essential human care structure, and we work to provide every child the support, safety, and connection they deserve.
Bikers Against Child Abuse, Inc. (B.A.C.A.) exists with the intent to create a safer environment for abused children. We exist as a body of Bikers to empower children to not feel afraid of the world in which they live. We stand ready to lend support to our wounded friends by involving them with an established, united organization. We work in conjunction with local and state officials who are already in place to protect children. We desire to send a clear message to all involved with the abused child that this child is part of our organization, and that we are prepared to lend our physical and emotional support to them by affiliation, and our physical presence.
The Borrowed Hearts Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization created to help children in foster care and their foster families with necessities like clothing, hygiene items, food, and more. Since 2016, we’ve helped over 7,000 kids in foster care and eased the financial burden of foster families. We’re able to touch these lives through our generous sponsors, caring volunteers, and free store. We exclusively serve children in foster care and their fostering families.
The organization offers center which is a training ground to teach independent living and employment skills to people who are blind or have limited sight. These skills give them the opportunity to pursue their dreams and live their own American Dream. Additionally, they partner with businesses to create jobs and training programs for people who are blind.
We treat the whole person by delivering primary health care that addresses emotional and physical health, addiction recovery, life skills coaching, and more. Medicaid, private insurance, and Medicare are welcome, and no one is turned away for an inability to pay.
STRIVE offers one-to-one and small group tutoring in key areas: Math, Literacy, Social & Emotional Learning, College & Workforce Readiness. Clubs are offered through various sites in South Bend.
Child Sponsorship promotes family-like care to children residing in orphanages to ensure their emotional, social, and physical needs are met, Family Support – Directly supporting orphaned & vulnerable children, within their own communities, to strengthen and stabilize families so children remain in their care, Adoption Grants -Uniting children with special needs with loving families through inter-country adoption grants so they have the opportunity to fully prosper.
C.A.S.E. created the accredited Training for Adoption Competency (TAC) program to train more than 1800 mental health therapists nationwide from 18 different states. Adoptive, kinship and foster families across the country can now search by state to find mental health professionals who have the specialized skills to address your unique needs.
Camp Mak-A-Dream serves those dealing with cancer diagnosis, survivors, and their families. Specialized camps include Kids Camp, Siblings Camp, Teen Camp, Teen Heads Up Conference, Young Adult Conference, Heads Up Conference, Adult Retreats, Family Camp, Caregiver Retreats, and Family Camp Outside of travel to the site, here is no cost for the camp.
Camp runs from mid June to the end of July. Camp sessions are one week long, beginning Sunday afternoon and usually ending Friday afternoon (exceptions are “One”derful week and Kids’ week). The majority of our weeks are differentiated by age group. During these weeks we accept people with a range of needs, from people who are very independent to people who require one-on-one care. Staff-to-camper ratios during a typical camp week range from 1:1 to 1:4. “One”derful week is designed specifically for people who require 1:1 care. Sports week is a session of sports programming specifically for independent campers (no 1:1 staffing available) who enjoy playing sports.
Provides a range of services for individuals with disabilities including early head start, community based supported living, group homes, respite, day programs, life coach, medical equipment, and transportation
Offers a range of services for families including addiction counseling, mental health counseling, pregnancy counseling, adoption resources and educational support for teen moms.
CARD developed a treatment approach for children with autism, up to age seven, that focuses on minimizing challenging behaviors and maximizing skill acquisition. Once new behaviors are mastered, they focus on generalization with the goal of transitioning each child into the mainstream educational system. If necessary, they also provide school shadowing services so children have the support they need in the classroom. The CARDÂ® Teen Services Program is flexible and can be tailored to individuals with a broad range of needs. Specifically, the program targets communication skills, adaptive skills (i.e., dressing, making meals, toileting, etc.), and problem behaviors. The Program also assists individuals with mild deficits who may need assistance acquiring more complex social skills and applying them with their peers in their natural environments.
During CCK’s summer camp sessions, children have the opportunity to meet a community of peers living with the same medical condition. The relationships made with other children who understand their daily struggles and challenges provide a sense of comfort and hope in knowing they are not alone. CCK also supports the parents of these courageous campers. As their child is enjoying a medically safe camping experience, parents can take this opportunity to reconnect and focus their attention on each other.
By providing parents with the tools and resources needed to support parenting skills and to strengthen families, CAPS can equip families to build strong, healthy lives.
Chosen’s mission is to help children, youth, and families prevent and heal trauma from maltreatment through healthy relational connections. We help children heal from abuse and neglect by equipping parents with life-changing tools to overcome the hurt so families can thrive!
Chosen International is a faith based organization providing emotional, educational and spiritual support to teen adoptees and their parents. It is our desire to provide resources and group opportunities that will encourage and strengthen adoptive families.
Christian Family Care is the leading provider of services that strengthen families and serve at-risk kids. We see a future where every vulnerable child is loved and nurtured in a Christ-centered family. To make that vision a reality, Christian Family Care partners with families, churches, and caring neighbors like you to provide comprehensive adoption and foster care services, along with extensive counseling and support programs for children, families, and women struggling with unplanned pregnancies.
CogniTutor provides services to students, schools, foster care organizations, and non-profits. We have designed our services to fulfill our clientsâ€™ educational goals based on their needs. From providing workshops for teachers, and helping students get into college to partnering with different organizations, we make sure our clients succeed.
Disability Legal Services of Indiana, Inc. (DLSI) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to providing free and low cost legal services to Indiana’s children and adults with disabilities, primarily in education matters.
The Duchenne Family Assistance Program is a collaboration between Team Joseph and Little Hercules Foundation, and provides personalized assistance to individuals and families affected by Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Assistance includes direct financial assistance for travel to clinic appointments, equipment or modifications, or help with insurance claims and denials, coverage for approved treatments or guidance and mentoring, weâ€™re here for you.
Our In-School and Out-of-School Youth programs help clients gain the skills they need for high-demand jobs in their communities. We provide training, workshops, field trips, mentoring and internships that allow youth to explore new areas and find out what they are good at. Our program has three phases: Phase 1: Employability and training preparation Phase 2: Workplace exposure and post-secondary education/training Phase 3: Employment Youth work with a Career Advisor to create a Career Pathway Plan toward sustainability in a field that capitalizes on the youth’s unique talents. Our cohort program design allows youth to move through the program as a group, learning teamwork skills and providing support to each other as they share similar experiences. We target youth who may face substantial barriers to employment: those who are in the foster system, at risk of dropping out of school or facing poverty and other challenges.
Family Care Services provides coaching, and classes to help families succeed. You will be rewarded for attending coaching and classes with items such as: diapers, formula, cribs and high chairs.
At Experience Camps, everyone understands what it’s like to lose someone important. Here, kids can laugh, cry, play, honor the memory of the person who died, and forget the grief that weighs them down. At camp, they learn they are not alone.
Healthy Families – helps parents of newborn babies or expectant parents by offering support and information about child development and what to expect as a new parent.
The Brain Train – focused on promoting engagement between the parent and child to meet developmental milestones, build positive relationships, become educated on age-appropriate play and safety precautions, and provide community resources for each family.
Tech Crossing – a free program designed to educate your family on technology skills and how to prepare your child for Kindergarten. We provide a variety of materials and techniques to successfully prepare your children for school. Enjoy learning with an ABC mouse account, creating goals with your child, using learning tools, and completing educational print outs!