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Medical
Housing/Shelter
Affordable Childcare
State Programs
Crisis Centers/Baby Items
Child Support
Essentials  (food pantries, financial assistance, household wares, vouchers, etc)
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Adoption Law/Revocation
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Medical

Medical Info

National

Federally Qualified Healthcare Centers- Directory

National- prescription discount card- Coast2Coast

National- vision care- One Sight

Statewide

Statewide- free clinics- Directory

Regional

Southwest Indiana- family planning- TRI-CAP

County/City

Bloomington- prescription assistance, insurance payment assistance- Shalom Community Center

Carmel- medical & dental- Trinity Free Clinic

Evansville- medication assistance- Deaconess

Evansville- medical, dental, ob/gyn- Evansville Christian Health Clinic

Evansville- physical & behavioral health support, medical respite- United Caring Services

Franklin- medical, dental, prescription assistance- St. Thomas Clinic

Gary- basic health screenings- Sojourner Truth House

Indianapolis- medical- Good News Health Clinic

Indianapolis- medical- HealthNet

Lafayette- prescription assistance- Lafayette Urban Ministry

Marion County- free or low cost dental care- Indiana University

Muncie- assistance programs for health services- Open Door Health Services

New Castle- women’s clinic- ICAP

Trafalgar- medical, prenatal, medication assistance- Windrose Health Network

Vanderburgh County- health care- Community Action Program of Evansville

Vanderburgh County- health care- ECHO Community & Healthcare

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Housing/Shelter

Housing info

National

National- Affordable Housing

National- CoAbode

Nationl- Family Promise

National- For Rent By Owner

National- Low Income Apartments

National- housing authority directory- Public Housing

National- search rooms to rent- Spare Room

County/City

Alexandria- Muncie Mission

Angola- Turning Point

Avon- Family Promise

Bloomington- Alternatives

Bloomington- New Hope for Families

Bloomington- Shalom Community Center

Bloomington- Stepping Stones

Bloomington- Wheeler Mission

Corydon- 4:34 Ministries

Delaware County (domestic violence)- A Better Way

Elkhart- The Faith Mission

Evansville- Aurora Inc.

Evansville- Charis House Ministry

Evansville- ECHO Housing Corporation

Evansville- Evansville Housing Authority

Evansville- Ozanam Family Shelter

Evansville- Ruth’s House Women’s Shelter

Evansville- UCS Apartments

Fort Wayne (domestic violence)- YWCA

Gary- Sojourner Truth House

Goshen- Goshen Interfaith Hospitality Network

Grabill- A Mother’s Hope

Greenfield- Hope House

Indianapolis- Center Township of Marion County

Indianapolis (domestic violence)- Coburn Place

Indianapolis- Dayspring Center

Indianapolis- Family Promise

Indianapolis- Good News Ministries

Indianapolis- Holy Family Shelter

Indianapolis (age limit)- Outreach Indiana

Indianapolis- Partners in Housing

Indianapolis- Salvation Army

Indianapolis- Wheeler Mission

Kokomo- Kokomo Rescue Mission

Lafayette- Family Promise

Lafayette- Lafayette Transitional Housing Center

Lafayette- Lafayette Urban Ministry

Lake County (refers for adoption//please research Voices and Experience before pursuing adoption material)- Catholic Charities

Logansport- The Emmaus Mission Center

Michigan City- Sand Castle Shelter

Michigan City (domestic violence)- Stepping Stone Shelter

Marion- Grant County Rescue Mission

Muncie- Bridges Community Services, Inc.

Muncie- Christian Ministries

Muncie- Muncie Mission

Muncie- YWCA

New Albany (domestic violence)- The Center for Women and Families

New Castle- Christian Love Help Shelter

New Castle- ICAP

Noblesville- Third Phase

Seymour- Anchor House

South Bend- Center for the Homeless

South Bend- Hope Ministries

Terre Haute- Bethany House

Valparaiso- Gabriel’s Horn

Warsaw- Fellowship Missions

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Affordable Childcare

National

National- extended hours- Care.com

National- newborn, temporary, permanent- Caring Nannies

Nationwide Directory- Childcare Center

National- Mom Trusted

National- temporary or permanent- Sittercity

National- temporary or permanent- Trusting Connections

Statewide

Statewide- childcare referral programs- Child Care Answers

Statewide- National Head Start Association

Regional

Central Indiana- child care assistance- Children’s Bureau Inc.

Southwest Indiana- child care resource- 4C of Southern Indiana Inc.

County/City

Bloomington- The Nest at New Hope

Evansville- extended hours- Carver Community Organization

Evansville- Pre-K grant program- Community Action Program of Evansville

Evansville- extended hours- Ms. Nikki’s Precious Little Hands

Evansville- facilitates access to programs and resources- St. Vincent Early Learning Center

Gary- extended hours- Nina’s Loving Care Center

Greenwood- extended hours- Celebrate Life Child Care

Indianapolis- extended hours- Sunshine Early Learning Center

Muncie- Friends Preschool Academy

Muncie- Teddy Bear Child Care

Muncie- United Day Care Center

Vanderburgh County- emergency childcare- Ark Crisis Child Care Center

Vanderburgh County- child care assistance- Gatekeeper

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State Programs

Programs Explained: Terms

ACA Marketplace

Child Care Assistance

CHIP

CSHCS Children’s Special Health Care

Energy Assistance LIHEAP

Healthy Indiana Plan (HIP)

HUD

Individual Development Account (IDA)

Job Corps

Lifeline Program

Medicaid

National School Lunch Program

Section 8 Housing

SNAP

TANF

TEFAP

Unemployment Insurance

WIC

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Crisis Centers/Baby Items

Crisis Info

National

National- baby item discounts- Amazon Family

National- free baby items- Buy Nothing Project

National- diapers- Cloth for All

National- free formula samples & coupons- Enfamil

National- free samples- Everyday Family

National- National Diaper Bank Network

National- one time formula sample- Nature’s One

National- trade baby items/clothes- Rehash

National- cloth diapers- Share the Love

National- rewards program- Similac

National- crib alternative- The Baby Box

Statewide

Statewide- car seat giveaways & clinics- Automotive Safety Program

Statewide- free baby items- Freecycle

Regional

Central Indiana- in-home visits, resource assistance- Children’s Bureau Inc.

Central- diaper bank directory- Indiana Diaper Bank

County/City

Blackford County- coupon program for baby /toddler items- Community and Family Services

Bloomington- diapers, wipes, baby supplies- Shalom Community Center

Carmel- baby pantry- Merciful HELP Center

Evansville- (refers for adoption//please read Voices and Experience before pursuing adoption material) diapers, baby items, clothing, etc.- Birthright International

Evansville- diapers, formula, clothes, baby items, “baby bucks”, etc.- Evansville Christian Life Center

Evansville- vouchers, diapers, clothing, baby items, etc.- Little Lambs

Evansville- diapers- Patchwork Central

Evansville- parenting classes- Potter’s Wheel

Gibson County- diapers, clothes- Gibson County Clothing Bank

Gibson County- diapers and formula- The Emergency Need Pantry

Lake County- (refers for adoption//please research Voices and Experience before pursuing adoption material)- layettes, diapers, etc.- The Answer for Pregnancy Aid

Lake County (refers for adoption//please research Voices and Experience before pursuing adoption material)- diapers- Diaper Depot

Marion County- baby pantry- Maternity Outreach Ministry House

Muncie- (refers for adoption//please research Voices and Experience before pursuing adoption material)- diapers, formula, earn items, etc.- Pregnancy Choices

Muncie- (refers for adoption//please research Voices and Experience  before pursuing adoption material)- baby material needs- The Gabriel Project

Posey County- diapers and formula- The Emergency Need Pantry

Vanderburgh County- diapers and formula- The Emergency Need Pantry

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Child Support

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Essentials

Essentials info

National

National- babysitting, errands, carpooling, meal swaps, etc.- Babysitter Exchange

National- feminine hygiene- Cloth for All

National- backpack program- Feeding America

National- food bank directory- Feeding America

National- Phone App for food assistance- Food Finder

National- trade clothing- Rehash

National- rent assistance directory- Rent Assistance

National- job search for moms- The Mom Project

National- various assistance- The Salvation Army

National- rideshare- Zimride

Statewide

Statewide- emergency food providers directory- Indiana’s Emergency Food Resource Network

Statewide- rental assistance- Indiana Township Association

Statewide- food assistance directory- Tri-State Food Bank

Statewide- energy assistance- Vectren

Statewide- Operation Backpack- Volunteers of America

Regional

Central Indiana- food bank, clothing- Impact Center

Central Indiana- school supplies- Indy Backpack Attack

East Central- Second Harvest Food Bank

Northwest Indiana- public transit- GPTC

Southwest Indiana- homeless prevention, energy assistance, etc.- TRI-CAP

Southwest Indiana- job training & search- Work One

County/City

Anderson- daily meals, clothing, hygiene, household items, etc.- The Christian Center

Avon- vehicle donation program- Family Promise

Bartholomew County- energy assistance, homeless prevention, etc.- Human Services, Inc.

Blackford County- food pantry, clothing vouchers, household items, rent & utility assistance- Muncie Mission

Bloomington- short-term financial assistance, showers, laundry, bus tickets, mail, storage, etc.- Shalom Community Center

Brown County- energy assistance, homeless prevention, etc.- Human Services, Inc.

Carmel- food pantry, clothing, holiday assistance, furniture, school supplies, etc.- Merciful HELP Center

Columbus- utility assistance, crisis assistance, eviction prevention, vouchers, etc.- Human Services, Inc.

Decatur County- energy assistance, homeless prevention, etc.- Human Services, Inc.

Delaware County- coats, school supplies- Hearts & Hands United of Delaware County, Inc.

Delaware County- food pantry, clothing vouchers, household items, rent & utility assistance- Muncie Mission

Evansville- food pantry- Catalyst Church Food Pantry

Evansville- food pantry, clothing, household items, rent & utility assistance- Central United Methodist Church

Evansville- clothing- Community Clothes Closet

Evansville- clothing, weekly meals, food assistance, etc.- Evansville Christian Life Center

Evansville- daily meals, clothing vouchers, bread tent, etc.- Evansville Rescue Mission

Evansville (for students)- clothing, school supplies, hygiene items, etc.- EVSC Foundation

Evansville- food pantry- Life Change Central

Evansville- food pantry- LMAC

Evansville- public transit- METS

Evansville- financial assistance- Outreach Ministries

Evansville- food pantry- Patchwork Central

Evansville- weekly meals, clothing bank, GED classes, etc.- Potter’s Wheel

Evansville- food pantry- Sts. Mary & John Parish

Evansville- food pantry- St. Vincent de Paul

Evansville- daily meals, showers, laundry, mail, hygiene, clothing, etc.- United Caring Services

Evansville- food pantry- West Side Emergency Food Pantry

Franklin- food pantry- Interchurch Food Pantry of Johnson County

Gary- daily meals, food pantry, clothing, etc.- Brother’s Keeper

Gary- food pantry, clothing closet, etc.- Sojourner Truth House

Gibson County- clothing- Gibson County Clothing Bank

Greenwood- food pantry, emergency assistance- Saints Francis and Clare

Greenwood- food assistance, rent & utility assistance, clothing, etc.- St. Vincent de Paul

Greenwood- food pantry- The Refuge

Hammond- food pantry, eviction prevention, etc.- Greater Hammond Community Services, Inc.

Hartford City- food pantry, daily meals, vouchers, household items, hygiene, rent and utility assistance, etc.- Muncie Mission

Indianapolis- clothing closet, food assistance- Barnes United Methodist Church

Indianapolis- utility assistance, food vouchers, transportation assistance, school clothing vouchers, etc.- Center Township of Marion County

Indianapolis- food pantry, clothing closet, etc.- Central Christian Church

Indianapolis- food & clothing pantry- Faith United Church of Christ

Indianapolis- daily meals, hygiene, laundry, showers, haircuts, etc.- Horizon House

Indianapolis- food assistance, clothing, furniture, toiletries, etc.- Servant’s Heart of Indy

Jackson County- energy assistance, homeless prevention, etc.- Human Services, Inc.

Johnson County- public transit- Access Johnson County

Johnson County- energy assistance, homeless prevention, etc.- Human Services, Inc.

Johnson County- school supplies, financial assistance, homeless prevention, etc.- United Way

Kokomo- daily meals, grocery vouchers, clothing vouchers, mobile food pantry, etc.- Kokomo Rescue Mission

Lafayette- mail, showers, laundry, daily meals, gas vouchers, bus tokens, etc.- Lafayette Transitional Housing Center

Lafayette- financial assistance, after school program, food pantry- Lafayette Urban Ministry

Lake County- emergency assistance, employment assistance, school supplies, etc. (refers for adoption//please research Voices and Experience  before pursuing adoption material)- Catholic Charities

Logansport- food pantry, clothing, appliances, furniture, etc.- The Emmaus Mission Center

Lynnville- food pantry- Bread of Life Ministry, Inc.

Marion- daily meals, showers, clothing, etc.- Grant County Rescue Mission

Muncie- food pantry, food assistance, Christmas assistance, etc.- Blood-N-Fire Ministries

Muncie- food pantry, rent & utility assistance, blanket cupboard, etc.- Christian Ministries

Muncie- food pantry, financial assistance, etc.- High Street United Methodist Church

Muncie- public transit- MITS

Muncie- food pantry, daily meals, vouchers, household items, hygiene, rent and utility assistance, etc.- Muncie Mission

Muncie- food pantry- Old Town Hill Baptist Church

New Castle- school supplies, Christmas assistance, food pantry, etc.- Christian Love Help Center

New Castle- weatherization- ICAP

Noblesville- food pantry, clothing, emergency supplies- Third Phase

Seymour- food pantry, clothing vouchers- Anchor House

Shelby County- energy assistance, homeless prevention, etc.- Human Services, Inc.

Terre Haute- clothing, weekly food- Bethany House

Trafalgar- food assistance, clothing, household items, etc.- The Lord’s Locker

Vanderburgh County- food pantry, financial aid, daily meals- The Salvation Army

Warrick County- food pantry, financial aid, daily meals- The Salvation Army

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Support Groups

Support Info

National

National- CoAbode

National- Meetup

National- Parents Without Partners

National- Single and Parenting

National- Single Mom

National- The Life of a Single Mom

County/City

Delaware County- A Better Way

Evansville (for fathers)- Evansville Christian Life Center

Fort Wayne- Hope Alive

Indianapolis- Parent Cafe

Jeffersonville- Louisville Rescue Mission

Muncie- St. Mary Catholic Church

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I don’t see my city?

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Putative Father Registry

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Adoption Law/Revocation

Law Info

The consent to adoption may be executed at any time after the birth of the child.

There are stipulations for revocation that can be found here.

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End An Adoption Plan

If you are looking for help in severing your relationship with an adoption facilitator:

Saving Our Sisters

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Pay It Forward

If you have been a recipient of help, you know firsthand how essential volunteers and/or donations were to your success. Please consider volunteering for or donating to any of the vital organizations on this page.
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