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Resources available in the Indianapolis Area

Emergency 911Call 9-1-1If you have immediate concerns or are in danger, call 911
Non emergency 911Indianapolis Metro Police Department (IMPD)(317) 327-3811If you have a non-emergency call
Child Protective Services (CPS)https://www.in.gov/dcs/2971.htm(800) 800-5556To make a report that protects children from further abuse or neglect and prevents, remedies or assists in solving problems that may result in abuse, neglect, exploitation, or delinquency of children.
211https://in211.communityos.org/Call 2-1-1 or 1-866-211-99662-1-1 is a free and confidential service that helps Hoosiers across Indiana find the local resources they need. Dial 2-1-1 to connect with a navigator. We’re here for you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
LookUp Indianahttps://lookupindiana.org/Text LookUp to 494949 or call 877-257-0208Mental and behavioral health issues can be a silent struggle. But there’s always hope on the horizon. Whether you want to raise awareness, reduce stigma, find help or help others – it’s time to Look Up. Then look here for resources, information and providers.
COVID 19 Rental Assistancehttps://indyrent.org/317-912-1260Many people in Indianapolis have lost work because of COVID-19. Are you having a hard time paying rent? Our Rental Assistance Program might be able to help. Beginning August 22, 2020 for as long as funds remain available, groups of 1,000 applicants at a time (in the order they appear on the waiting list) will be invited to complete an application for rental assistance.
To be placed on the waiting list, please visit the website and use the tenant application link to enter your contact information.
LaPlaza Inc.www.laplaza-indy.org(317)890-3292LaPlaza strengthens Latino Youth, Families and Communities by offering a variety of services
Legal Aidhttps://www.indianalegalservices.org/(317) 631-9410Indiana Legal Services, Inc. (ILS) is a not-for-profit law firm and the largest provider of free civil legal assistance to eligible low-income people throughout the state of Indiana. ILS helps clients who are faced with legal problems that harm their ability to have such basics as food, shelter, income, medical care or personal safety. Most of the cases ILS handles are cases such as family law where there is domestic violence, housing, consumer law, access to health care, and access to government benefits. ILS does not handle any criminal matters.
Children’s Bureau, Community Partners for Child Safetyhttps://www.childrensbureau.org/our-services/cpcs/(317)870-3267Community Partners for Child Safety (CPCS) in Marion County, is a statewide program designed to prevent abuse and neglect that connects at-risk families with community resources. Case workers conduct weekly in-home visits to help parents identify and meet specific goals to stabilize families and alleviate stress that may put kids at risk. Goals range from finding safe, affordable housing to seeking employment or addressing addictions or mental health concerns.
What they Offer: In-home visitation program, Community Liaisons (case managers) to assist families in developing and meeting specific family-centered goals, &Connections with local community supports and services Se habla español
Marion County Sheltershttps://www.shelterlistings.org/county/in-marion-county.htmlRefer to the websiteList of homeless shelters in the Indianapolis area
Outreach Inc.https://www.outreachindiana.org/(317)951-8886 24hr. hotline: 1-877-686-3818Empowers and equips homeless teens and young adults to achieve stability.
Rapheal Health Centerhttps://raphaelhc.org/317-926-1507