LifeStream Services – For the Young At Heart ( They provide services and programs to help older adults and people with disabilities remain independent. They also support caregivers who need help maintaining the health, dignity and independence of their loved ones.  Contact at 765-759-1121 or

IPAC: APS Investigator Contacts Adult Protective Services (APS) provides a system of in-person response to reports of abuse and self-neglect about developmentally disabled adults, physically and mentally disabled adults, and the elderly (60 yrs+) who may be victims of abuse. 100% confidential.  Contact at 765-641-9570 or

Youth Service Bureau – A commitment to children & families ( Healthy Families provides personal home visits by a family support specialist, prenatal information focusing on a healthy pregnancy, child development information, development milestones, and activities to promote parent/child interaction, utilizes a network of community resources to ensure families have access to pre and post-natal services and the additional support needed for a healthy start, developmental screenings for young children.  By appointment by contacting 260-736-8520 or

Muncie Mission Ministries, Inc. - Family Services (blackford County) ( Donations of clothing, furniture and food allow us to provide these items free to those who cannot afford them, and we can also give some assistance with current financial needs. Contact at 765-348-2050 or

Blackford County Division Of Family Resources Hartford City SNAP Food Stamps, TANF Cash Assistance, Medicaid, HHW, HIP Financial Help ( The Blackford County Division Of Family Resources Hartford City is the local county Division of Family Resources (DFR Office). You can get an application at this office for SNAP Food Stamps, TANF Cash Assistance, Medicaid, HHW, and the Healthy Indiana Plan (HIP). You can also apply online at the State of Indiana website. You can also check online to see if you qualify with the State of Indiana Screening Tool.  Contact at 800-403-0864 or

Blackford County WIC Program - Community & Family Services - WIC Clinic Office Location ( The Official WIC program is available to low to moderate income pregnant women, recently delivered women, breastfeeding women, infants, and children up to age 5 who are at nutritional risk. Fathers can also bring their children to apply for WIC. You may apply for WIC if you are working or unemployed. Check the Income Guidelines Table to see if you are eligible for WIC. This website was created for women looking for WIC information and locations.  The clinic is open on odd Wednesdays of the month and every Thursday from 9:00am to noon and 1:00pm to 4:30 except for the 1st Thursday of each month for late night which is 11:30am to 2:00 and 3:00pm to 7:00.  Contact at 765-348-0744 or

Home | The Child Care Resource Network Our primary objectives are to help families find quality child care, recruit and train child care providers, and to develop unique child care resource and referral programs for employers of working parents.  Contact at 765-742-7105 or

Content / Programs / Silver Lining - Community & Family Services, Inc. ( The Silver Lining program is an opportunity store in Blackford County that is available to help families with young children. Silver Lining provides items that are beneficial to raising children such as diapers, wipes, new and used clothes, potty chairs, health care items, toddler beds, safety items, and much more. Contact at 260-726-9318 or

Dolly Parton's Imagination Library | USA, UK, IE, CA, AU The program mails a new, free, age-appropriate book to registered children each month until they turn five years old. Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library creates a home library of up to 60 books and instills a love of books and reading from an early age. Contact Elizabeth Witt at 765-348-3411 or The Lily’s Hope Foundation supports babies, children and their families with unexpected and urgent needs due to premature birth. All of our Care Packages are free to families with premature babies either in the NICU or when they are being discharged. Our support is based on availability and feasibility and services are not guaranteed. All Packages of Hope are customized to answer your family's specific needs by providing items that will help during this time. Only one Package of Hope per family. We appreciate your understanding so that we can continue to help families across the country with premature babies. Also at this time, we are unable to ship packages outside of the United States.  Contact at 267-776-4673 or

Helen Lieber Early Learning Academy | Hartford City IN (  Helen Lieber Early Learning Academy is now a full-day, year-round child care with preschool serving children ages 3-5 years old. Our qualified staff will provide tender, loving care as well as help prepare your child for kindergarten and beyond. Your child will not only grow developmentally, but also social-emotionally, spiritually and academically through play and our learning curriculum.  Contact at 765-302-8671 or

First Steps – South East ( Indiana’s First Steps system is a family-centered, locally-based, coordinated system that provides early intervention services to infants and young children who may have developmental delays or who have a diagnosed mental or physical condition that has a high probability of resulting in developmental delays. First Steps brings together families and professionals from education, health, and social service agencies. By coordinating locally available services, First Steps is working to give Indiana’s children and their families the widest possible array of early intervention services.  Contact at (866) 644-2454 or

About Us | Interlock ECI ( To assist and educate families in East Central Indiana living with Autism Spectrum Disorder and to assist local special education classrooms to accommodate the needs of students with autism spectrum disorders.  Contact at 765-273-3362 or

Helping Hands - Stronger Together ( Assistance in free, confidential pregnancy tests and OB Ultrasounds, maternity clothes, emergency medical assistance, bereavement support, post abortion support, childbirth education, community groups, safe sleep. Contact at 765-209-4614 or