Community Assistance Programs

Index: What you will find below (in alphabetical order):

  • All -Options Hoosier Diaper Program

  • Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield

  • Chances And Services for Youth CASY

  • Community Partners for Child Safety

  • Connections Case Management, Inc.

  • Covering Kids & Families of SCCAP

  • Family & Social Services Administration FSSA

  • Family Solutions

  • Family Voices Indiana

  • Healthy Families - The Villages of Indiana

  • Indiana Disability Rights

  • Indiana WIC / Monroe County WIC 

  • Indiana University Health Individual Solutions

  • MHS

  • Monroe County Health Dept

  • New Hope For Families

  • South Central Community Action Program (SCCAP)

  • Wheeler Mission

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield

220 Virginia Ave / Indianapolis, IN 46204 ; 317-864-0530

Lauren Bohnstedt, MPM  / QM Member Liaison / Anthem Indiana Medicaid

Chances And Services for Youth - CASY

1101 S. 13th Street, Terre Haute, IN, 47802
Email: / 812-232-3952 / 800-886-3952 /
Social Media Links:

With what age ranges do you work?  All

What services do you (or your agency) offer?  Financial/necessity assistance, educational setting, mentoring, parenting classes

What types of issues do you prefer to and have experience dealing with?  Educational/learning Issues

How do you prefer to be contacted for referrals?  by phone

The child care and development Fund is a federal program designed to help low-income families pay for child care. To find a high quality program, contact 800-299-1627 or visiting

Community Partners for Child Safety - Ireland Home Based Services, LLC

A Comprehensive Service Provider for Families

This is a free, voluntary service to help parents! Parenting can be a struggle and at times assistance is needed. We can be that assistance through difficulty times. We aim to keep families safe from abuse and neglect and to support families so that parents can be the best they can be!

Families will receive assistance through:

  • Home-based services

  • On-call availability

  • Crisis intervention counseling

  • Timely, effective and appropriate prevention support services

  • Development of family case plan to include 3 goal

  • Referrals to resources and supports within the community

  • Support and advocacy services

Families who reside in Brown, Greene, Lawrence, Monroe and Owen counties can be a part of this program. Famlieis may self refer or be referred by another person or agency. To make a referral sipley contact IHBS @812-479-1856

Families can remain in the program up to 3 months but service can be renewed once goals are reached. The program is free.


1030 W. 17th St, Suite A, Bloomigton, IN 47404

717 Lincoln Ave, Suite F, Bedford, IN 47421

Covering Kids & Families (CKF) of SCCAP

1500 W 15th St, Bloomington, IN 47403 Phone Number 812-339-3447 Fax Number: 812-334-8366

Website: and

Social Media Links: Language: English and Spanish

FREE Health Insurance Navigation Services. Our mission is to promote and facilitate healthcare coverage through building coalitions that enroll, educate, and support Hoosiers through advocating for strong and inclusive public policies.

With what age ranges do you work? All

What services do you (or your agency) offer? Advocacy, Housing Assistance, Financial/ Necessity Assistance, Consultation, Educational Setting, Integrated Care, Case Management, Home-based, Mentoring, Parenting Classes

What types of issues do you prefer to and have experience dealing with? Parenting, Educational/ Learning Issues, Housing, Community Engagement, Literacy, Empowerment, Life Skills, Basic Needs

How do you prefer to be contacted for referrals? Just schedule an appointment and there's a space to indicate its a referral

Hours of operation: Monday - Friday

No fees are ever charged.

Family & Social Services Administration FSSA

FSSA has a mission to develop, finance and compassionately administer programs to provide healthcare and other social services to Hoosiers in need in order to enable them to achieve healthy, self-sufficient and productive lives.

Family Solutions

Family Solutions provided Home Based Services to families involved in the system due to abuse and neglect, truancy and delinquency.

Family Voices Indiana

Family Voices Indiana is family-led organization that provides information, education, training, outreach & peer support to families of children with special health care needs and the professional who serve them.

Families Helping Families (844) F2F INFO or (844) 323-4636 /

We can help you understand:

Health care financing -- insurance, Medicaid, waivers

Community Services -- Support, child care, legal services, recreation

Partnering with professional -- doctors, therapists, schools

Transition -- providers, voc rehab, college


Healthy Families - The Villages of Indiana

The Villages of Indiana, 2405 N. Smith Pike, Bloomington, IN 47404 Email:

Phone Number 812-332-1245; Fax Number: 812-333-4717; Website:

Social Media Links:

Healthy Families is a home-based parenting education program offered in Monroe County through The Villages of Indiana. Healthy Families is a free and voluntary, early childhood program aimed at families with children from prenatal through 3 years of age. The program is focused on supporting positive parenting skills by providing education and resources to reduce stress for parents.

With what age ranges do you work?  Parents of Children prenatal to 3 years old

Primary Clients Served:  Infants/Toddlers, Families

What services do you (or your agency) offer?  Support Groups, Case Management, Home-based, Parenting Classes

What types of issues do you prefer to and have experience dealing with?  Fatherhood, Motherhood, Parenting, Post-partum depression, Attachment, Behavioral Issues, Communication Issues, Developmental Delays, Educational/ Learning Issues, Family, Relationship Issues, Teen Pregnancy

Do you or will you have openings?  Yes  ; If yes, when are you available for referrals?: Immediately

How do you prefer to be contacted for referrals?  Person/ Couple/ Family needing services phone; Referring agency or provider phone; Healthy Families will take referrals from our website, via referral form through fax or email, or over the phone

What are your hours of operation? Monday - Friday

Which insurances/ fee options do you accept?  Insurance not required. Healthy Families does have an income requirement. If a family is Medicaid/HIP eligible, they will meet the Healthy Families income guideline

Other than co-pays for insurance (if accepted), do you charge any additional fees for services? No. Service are free to families that meet the income guideline requirement. Families receiving services must be 250% of the poverty level or below. This can often be verified by their Medicaid/HIP, SNAP, or TANF eligibility.

Indiana Disability Rights

4701 N Keystone Ave / Suite 222 / Indianapolis IN 46205 / 317-722-5555 / 800-622-4845

Indiana WIC / Monroe County WIC

Building a brighter, healthier future for Indiana families:

What can WIC offer my family? The WIC program provides nutrition counseling and education, healthy food, health screenings, referrals and breastfeeding support and is a supplemental food program. WIC services women that are pregnant, postpartum, breastfeeding, infants and children up to the age of five.

WIC is for all types of families -- families with married or single parents and those that are working or not working. If you are a father, mother, foster parent or other legal guardian of a child under 5 years of age, you can apply for your child.

If you are a woman who is pregnant, breastfeeding or has a baby up to 6 months old, you can apply for yourself.

WIC has higher income guidelines than SNAP (EBT, food stamps) or Medicaid, so even if you don't qualify for SNAP or Medicaid, you still may qualify for WIC.

To apply or learn about income guidelines, please call 800-522-0874 to find a clinic near you.
Do you or will you have openings? Yes 

When are you available for referrals?: Call to make an appointment.

How do you prefer to be contacted for referrals?

Person, couple or family needing services: by phone

Referring agency or provider: fax

IU Health Bloomington, 333 East Miller Drive Bloomington, IN 47401

Open Monday - Friday

Phone Number: 812-353-3221; Fax Number: 812-353-3243
Social Media Links: WIC Monroe and Greene County Facebook.

All of the WIC certifiers are registered dietitians.

Indiana University Health Individual Solutions

Healthcare coverage solutions for you.

413 Landmark Ave. Bloomington, IN 47403 / 812-353-2020 or / 800-313-1328

IUH Individual Solutions in Bloomington can provide you with information and application assistance on various health insurance programs.

You or your family may be eligible for:

  • Medicaid program for the aged, blind and disabled

  • Assistance to help pay out-of-pocket expenses for Medicare services, including monthly premiums

  • The Pre-existing conditions insurance plan for individuals denied insurance coverage due to a pre-existing condition


  • Hoosier Healthwise for children under age 19, pregnant women and low-income families

  • The Healthy Indiana Plan (HIP) for parents who do not have access to employer-based health insurance

    • A parent between the ages of 19 to 64 with at least one dependent child under the age of 18

    • A caretaker relative of a child under the age of 18


Member Connections Representative: LaKeisha McCarter /

500 N. Meridian Street / Suite 101 / Indianapolis, IN 46204 / 317-684-9478 ext 20252

Complete Coverage. Completely Affordable. MHS offers healthcare services through: ambetter, HIP 2.0, HHW, Hoosier Care Connect

Monroe County Health Dept.

New Hope For Families

Creating Hope, One Family at a Time

PO Box 154 / Bloomington IN 47402 / / / 812-334-9840 x 105

New Hope For Families helps families impacted by homelessness gain and maintain stable housing and provides accredicted early childhood development services aimed at breaking the cycle of homelessness and poverty.

The Roof at New Hope / The Nest at New Hope

South Central Community Action Program (SCCAP)

Our mission is to provide opportunities for low-income citizens to move toward personal and economic independence. SCCAP administers Thriving Connections, Growing Opportunities and the Early Head Start and Head Start programs in Monroe County. It also operates the Energy Assistance, Weatherization, Individual Development Account, Section 8 programs, Health Insurance Enrollment, Affordable Rental Housing and Growing Opportunities.

Monroe County: 812-339-3447 / 1500 W. 15st St Bloomington /

Wheeler Mission for Women

Locations in Indianapolis and Bloomington. Our Emergency Shelter Services for women and women with children is a 30-day program designed to assist women with basic temporal needs, like meals and shelter, while assessing the factors that led them to homelessness. Whether addiction, mental health, medical, occupational, or educational issues, ladies are encouraged to enter our other long-term programs that can help them with recovery, securing safe housing and employment or mental health care

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