Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence (ICADV)
ICADV is committed to the elimination of domestic violence through: providing public awareness and education; advocating for systemic and societal change; influencing public policy and allocation of resources; educating and strengthening coalition members; and promoting the availability of comprehensive services.
We make finding the right shelter and information about domestic violence easier. Instead of searching the Internet, it is all right here.

Indiana Coalition to End Sexual Assault (ICESA)
Mission Statement: “Indiana Coalition to End Sexual Assault (ICESA) empowers Indiana communities to prevent sexual assault and serve those impacted by it through comprehensive training, advocacy, increased public awareness and coordinated sexual assault services.”

National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV)
The Mission of NCADV is to organize for collective power by advancing transformative work, thinking and leadership of communities and individuals working to end the violence in our lives.

Futures Without Violence
“Futures Without Violence has led the way and set the pace for ground-breaking education programs, national policy development, professional training programs, and public actions designed to end violence against women, children and families around the world.”

No More Campaign
“NO MORE is a new unifying symbol designed to galvanize greater awareness and action to end domestic violence and sexual assault.  Supported by major organizations working to address these urgent issues, NO MORE is gaining support with Americans nationwide, sparking new conversations about these problems and moving this cause higher on the public agenda.”

Idaho Coalition Against Sexual & Domestic Violence
“The Idaho Coalition Against Sexual & Domestic Violence works to be a leader in the movement to end violence against women and girls, men and boys – across the life span before violence has occurred – because violence is preventable.”
Dove’s web resource to break beauty stereotypes and show you the beautiful you through their variety of informational and empowering resources.

Founded in 2010 to honor Yeardley Love, One Love works to ensure everyone understands the difference between a healthy and unhealthy relationship.
A site guiding men on how to prevent gender violence and the sexual assault of women.
A program from Liz Claiborne Inc. that provides information and tools that men, women, children, teens, and corporate executives can use to learn more about the issue of domestic violence and find out how they can help end this epidemic.

Break the Cycle
Break the Cycle is the leading national nonprofit organization providing comprehensive dating abuse programs exclusively to young people ages 12 to 24.

Loveisrespect’s mission is to engage, educate and empower young people to prevent and end abusive relationships.
Challenges harmful aspects of masculinity, to value alternative visions of male strengths, and to embrace their vital roles as allies with women and girls in fostering healthy relationships and gender equity.

National Network to End Domestic Violence
NNEDV works to make domestic violence a national priority; change the way communities respond to domestic violence; and strengthen efforts against intimate partner violence at every level of government.
The Rape, Abuse, & Incest National network providing info, ways to get involved, and help at all levels (including a crisis hotline). is determined to raise awareness about digital dating abuse and stop it before it gets worse.

Latino Coalition Against Domestic Violence
The mission of the Latino Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence is to promote awareness and work toward the elimination of domestic and sexual violence and its contributing conditions affecting Latino communities across Indiana.
This website teaches kids, parents and schools how to deal with bullying and aggression by applying psychological principles. is a federal government website managed by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services which provides resources such as classes, information on anti bullying stat policies and laws,as well as a general knowledge of bullying prevention techniques.

AAA State of Play Guide to Bullying Prevention
This guide is aimed at helping parents understand and develop methods to help prevent bullying.

Bullying Awareness Guidebook
Some useful information on Bullying, including how to understand and prevent it. is a comprehensive resources on special needs, covering topics like mental health, bullying/abuse, vocational counseling and much more.

Sexual Decision Making Workbook PDF
This PDF is a resource that was provided to us from Radius Child and Youth Services. To learn more about their organization please visit their page by clicking here.

Money Geek
This site offers financial advice to those looking for freedom from abusive relationship

Accredited Online Schools- Sexual Assault Awareness and Recovery
With help from expert advocates, this guide explains key concepts, includes a quiz designed to help readers determine whether a situation was assault, and includes a comprehensive list of resources to support recovery and healing. It also offers tips for parents looking to empower their children through awareness and age-appropriate education.

Community Youth Outreach
Community Youth Outreach seeks to meet the socioeconomic and spiritual needs of Marion youth. They also periodically offer free meals and a variety of necessities to the community.

St. Martin Community Center
This community center is a source of assistance in the community through their provision of hot meals, pantry food,clothing, and support.

The Salvation Army
The Salvation Army offers Grant County residents assistance with food, rent, utilities, transportation, prescriptions, furniture, clothing, lodging, disaster relief, and more.

LearnPsychology is a useful site which includes useful insight and resource for mental health related issues

LearnPsychology- Bullying Prevention Resource

LearnPsychology-Violence Awareness and Prevention Resources 

LearnPsychology-Suicide & Depression Awareness Guide for Students

Benefits QuickLINK
A site connecting you to the benefits that best fit your families needs.

Bridges to Health
The only free health and dental clinic in Grant County. Their purpose is to provide primary healthcare and health education services to individuals and families who lack adequate resources.

Carey Services
Offering support and services to persons with disabilities. This program is modeled to allow the clients and families to direct the planning and allocation of resources toward their own goals.

Marion General Hospital
A non-profit hospital with over 1,300 staff dedicated to fulfilling the mission to be the first choice in healthcare services and to promote wellness in the region.

Covering Kids & Families or Indiana
Finding and applying for health insurance is hard – especially now.  We get that.  Our mission is to help not only children and families, but everyone.  We can help Hoosiers get through the process.  We can help you obtain the coverage you need at a price you can afford. Our help is free, unbiased and local.

Pregnancy Help Center
Offers a variety of services to both mothers and fathers including: free pregnancy tests, education on pregnancy/parenting/child development, post-abortion support, and advice on expressing sexuality in a healthy way.

Center for Disease Control and Prevention
An online communication channel  providing users with credible, reliable health information on:data and statistics, disease and conditions, emergencies and disasters, environmental health, healthy living, injury, violence and safety, life stages and populations, travelers health, and more.

Community Connection (Grant County System of Care)
The mission of Community Connection (Grant County System of Care) is to increase capacity to deliver effective, coordinated services and supports for youth and families. visit their Facebook page by clicking here.

Family Social Service Administration (FSSA)
You can apply for assistance, check the status of an application, make a change, or find out if you are eligible for Food Stamps, TANF, or Medicaid.

Eye Care America
“Our mission is to reduce avoidable blindness and severe visual impairment by raising awareness about eye disease and care, providing free eye health educational materials, and facilitating access to medical eye care.” (Eye Care America, 2013)

First Candle
In association with SIDS Alliance, First Candle is a national non-profit health organization that unites parents, caregivers, researchers, business groups, community service groups, and government entities to advance infant health and survival.
You can use this site to seek out insurance for a number of purposes, or find information regarding the Affordable Care Act.

Healthy Indiana Plan (HIP)
HIP is a resource for uninsured Hoosier adults between the ages of 19 and 64.

Hoosier Healthwise
A health care program for low income families, pregnant women, and children.

Child Mind Institute
Child Mind Institute is an independent nonprofit dedicated to transforming the lives of children struggling with mental health and learning disorders.
Reliable substance abuse information and support

“What’s up with Opioids?”
In order to help facilitate a conversation about the opioid crisis, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield collaborated with the National Urban League to develop a free online toolkit called “What’s up With Opioids?” to help non-profit, faith-based groups, parents and other community members prevent opioid misuse and addiction.

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)
CASA volunteers are appointed by judges to watch over and advocate for abused and neglected children, to make sure they don’t get lost in overburdened legal and social service system or languish in an inappropriate group or foster home. They stay with each case until it is closed, and the child is place in a safe, permanent home. For many abused children, their CASA volunteer will be the one constant adult presence–the one adult who cares for them.

First Light Child Advocacy Center
First light is a place where people, children, and caring come together. The center provides a location for members of a multi-disciplinary team to come together and perform a forensic interview of a child who is alleged to be a victim of abuse or neglect. The objective is to provide a quick, professional response by law enforcement, child protection services, and the prosecutor’s office to a case, so the trauma to the chlid can be minimized and an appropriate course of action to the specific case can be charted expeditiously. Since opening in 2004, the center has served well over 2,000 children. First Light has regionalized their services and now also serves Wabash, Blackford and Miami county children.

Pro Bono Legal Services
The Grant County Bar Association and District 6 Access to Justice, Inc. recognize that our system of justice is founded on the principle that all persons should be treated fairly and equally. Yet they also recognize that not all Grant County citizens have the financial means for legal representation. For these reasons, they have established a Pro Bono Project.

Immigrant Connection
The Immigrant Connection at College Wesleyan Church provides low-cost immigration legal services to the Marion Community and surrounding region. They are located inside the House of Hope at 306 E 38th St Marion, IN 46953

Savvy Senior
“A media/information service devoted to baby boomers and senior citizens, and the families who support them. Savvy Senior offers unbiased information through a variety of outlets.” (Savvy Senior, 2013)

Always Best Care Senior Services
Providing for needs including: Assisted Living Placement, Home Care Services, and Skilled Care for Seniors.

Nursing Home Abuse Support
Nursing Home Abuse Support provides the most up-to-date statistics and information relating to nursing home abuse.

Elder Abuse Prevention
This guide addresses the most common elements of elder abuse and, most importantly, how to prevent it.

Community Partners for Child Safety
Successfully launched in the 1990′s in five states and has been in Indiana since 2000.  Community Partners is now available in all 92 counties.  The program offers a free and voluntary, in-home visitation program. Community liaisons (case managers) assist families in developing specific family centered goals to reduce stress and help find the balance in life.  Liaisons help families discover and connect with local community supports and services.

LifeStream Services is an award winning non-profit that offers a wide variety of quality services, products and help to people at risk of losing their independence, their families and their communities in East Central Indiana.

The Partnership at
The Partnership at is a nonprofit organization that helps parents prevent, intervene in and find treatment for drug and alcohol use by their children.

Common Sense Media
Common Sense Media rates, educates, and advocates for kids, families, and schools

About.Special.Kids (ASK)
ASK helps Indiana families and caregivers with the challenges of navigating the many systems and resources to raise their children with special needs from birth through age 22. Their mission is “Helping children with special needs live better lives by educating,empowering and connecting their families.”
The mission at is to equip patients and families with the best information, resources and tools to overcome addiction and lead a lifelong recovery.

Nami  Grant/Blackford Counties Indiana
Nami, The National Alliance on Mental Illness,advocates for access to services, treatments, supports and research and is steadfast in its commitment to raising awareness and building a community of hope for all of those in need. Local meetings are held on the 1st Thursday of every month from 7-8:30 pm at Unity Christian Church in Marion.