Support Services


Chances and Services for Youth – Every Child. Every Age. Every Chance. (casyonline.org) Chances And Services for Youth (CASY) is the Child Care Resource and Referral (CCR&R) agency serving Wayne County. We serve families, child care providers, and communities to enhance accessibility and affordability of child care, while promoting quality child care across Central Indiana. One of the core CCR&R services is providing families with consumer education, referrals, and support to find a child care program that best meets the needs of the family. These referrals are available free of charge and for children birth to 13. Contact Jennifer Lee at jlee@casyonline.org or 800-886-3952 M-F 9am-5pm.

Communities In Schools of Wayne County – We surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life. (ciswayneco.org) By utilizing a network of community partners and leveraging support from local donors, CIS is able to provide tailored assistance to students who need help. Some types of support include academic assistance, basic needs provision, behavioral intervention, mentoring, college and career preparation, family engagement, life skills, mental health, physical health, and homelessness assistance.  Contact Becky Murray at beckym@ciswayneco.org or 765-983-2263 M-F 8am-4pm.

Wayne County - Interlocal Community Action Program (icapcaa.org) Energy Assistance, Family Development, Car seat program, Covering Kids and family (Health care assistance), Community Service Block grant (CSBG), IDA program(savings program) and Section 8 (Housing assistance). Family's or individuals Below 150% or 200% (depending on service) of the Federal Poverty Guidelines based on household size. Contact aschmaeng@icapcaa.org or 765-488-2416 M-Th 8am-4pm and 8am-3pm on Friday

Autism Society of Indiana : Autism Society of Indiana The Autism Society of Indiana (ASI) exists to ensure that every individual and every family affected by autism in the State of Indiana receives the high-quality services they deserve.  Contact info@inautism.org or 800-609-8449

Addiction Support | Indiana, Ohio | A Better Life - Brianna's Hope (ablbh.org) Richmond, IN.  “A Better Life-Brianna’s Hope is a participant driven, faith-based, compassion filled support and recovery movement for those that are battling the battle with substance abuse.” We care more about the addict than the addiction. We care more about the struggler than the struggle. We care more about your today and tomorrow than we do about your yesterday.  Meet Mondays for meeting from 6:30-8pm at Richmond Central United Methodist Church, 1425 E. Main St., Richmond, IN 47374.  Contact Jeff Shafer at (765) 993-4953 or jffshfr@gmail.com

Addiction Support | Indiana, Ohio | A Better Life - Brianna's Hope (ablbh.org) Cambridge, IN.  “A Better Life-Brianna’s Hope is a participant driven, faith-based, compassion filled support and recovery movement for those that are battling the battle with substance abuse.” We care more about the addict than the addiction. We care more about the struggler than the struggle. We care more about your today and tomorrow than we do about your yesterday.  Meet Thursdays for meal at 6pm, meeting from 6:30-8pm at The River Church, 601 S. 5th St., Cambridge City, IN 47327.  Contact Doug Harris at 765) 407-1231 or briannashope.evp@gmail.com

Early Childhood Services | Centerstone Healthy Start offers personalized services based on the family's needs and interests that promote health, safety, and happiness. Services may include: parenting education, stress reduction, assistance accessing community resources and benefits (e.g. insurance, housing, benefits, transportation), safe sleep, tobacco cessation, breastfeeding support, maternal and infant supplies, etc.  Eligibility: County residents who are (or their partner is) pregnant, trying to conceive, or have an infant under 18 months old.  Contact Amanda Corder at 765-983-8101 or healthy.start@centerstone.org

Home - St. Vincent de Paul Dayton (stvincentdayton.org) A member of a “Veteran family”: Either a Veteran or a member of a family in which the head of household, or the spouse of the head of household, is a Veteran, Household annual income is below 50% of the AMI, and is currently homeless or is at risk of becoming literally homeless but for SSVF's assistance.  Contact Katie Lewis at 937-203-1239 or klewis@stvincentdayton.org