COMMUNITY RESOURCES

GENERAL RESOURCE DATABASES AND GUIDES 

Connect2Help 211 Community Resources Database

The online database of community resources used by Connect2Help 211. Enter your zip code or city and keywords or category you are searching to find out contact, program, enrollment, and other information about programs, services, and agencies serving Hendricks County and central Indiana. Need help navigating the database? Dial 2-1-1 and connect with a specialist 24/7 to help you find the information you need.

2015 Hendricks County Resource Guide

The Hendricks County Resource Guide is a printable guide with information programs and services within Hendricks County, with an emphasis on mental health crisis and social support services.

Indiana Family and Social Services Administration (FSSA) Resource Guide

The FSSA resource guide is designed to help connect providers and community- and-faith-based organizations to information about programs provided and administered by FSSA.  The resource guide provides information on accessing services in each of the following categories:  Early Care & Education, Employment, Financial Services, Food / Nutrition, Health Coverage, Home- & Community-Based Services for the Aged, Blind and Disabled, Mental Health / Addictions, Transportation, and Housing.


 SUBSTANCE ABUSE 

The Hendricks County Health Partnership and the Hendricks County Health Department are pleased to present the Central Indiana Substance Abuse Resource Guide. This guide was tailored specifically for opioid addiction treatment, but other services are listed as well. We hope this a valuable resource for anyone seeking treatment.

Click HERE for access to the guide.

The Hendricks County Health Partnership neither sponsors nor endorses any agencies in this guide. Please contact hendrickshealthpartnership@gmail.com to report any errors or changes. Also contact us if you are working in the substance abuse treatment field in Central Indiana and are not included in this list and would like to be added.


MENTAL HEALTH 

Mental Health America of Hendricks County has created a comprehensive guide of Mental Health and Wellness resources in or around Hendricks County. Click HERE for access to the guide.


HEALTH/MEDICAL CARE ACCESS SERVICES

Looking for a primary care provider? The Hendricks County Health Partnership’s Accessing and Utilizing Health Care Work Group has created a Primary Care Provider Resource Guide. Click HERE for access to the guide.

Hope Health Care Services

Hope Health Care strives to serve as a primary care medical home for Hendricks County residents without health insurance.

Partners in Care Clinic

The Partners in Care Clinic at Hendricks Regional Health provides primary health care services to adults living in Hendricks County who do not have health insurance or who receive Medicaid. The clinic also provides women’s health services, prenatal care, and delivery.

Hendricks County Health Department – Nursing Division

The Hendricks County Health Department provides immunizations to children age 18 and under who are uninsured, are on Medicaid, are Native American/Alaskan Native, whose insurance does not cover immunizations, or have certain private insurance; free HIV/STD testing every third Thursday of the month; free tobacco cessation for pregnant women and their partners through BABY & ME – Tobacco Free; Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B vaccines for adults, seasonal flu shots for children and adults, and TB testing for a fee or limited billing. For more information, call (317) 745-9222.

Covering Kids and Families

Covering Kids and Families is a statewide organization committed to ensuring that all children and families eligible for Medicaid programs are enrolled.

Local Navigators

Navigators can assist residents in determining their eligibility for Medicaid and HIP coverage, and provide application assistance for residents using the Federal Health Insurance Marketplace.

Hoosier Healthwise

Hoosier Healthwise (HHW) is the State of Indiana’s health care program for children, pregnant women, and families with low income.

Healthy Indiana Plan (HIP)

HIP is an affordable health insurance program from the State of Indiana for qualified uninsured adults.

Indiana Medicaid

Medicaid provides health care coverage to nearly 1 million Indiana residents, including eligible low-income adults, children, pregnant women, elderly adults, and people with disabilities.

Indiana Medicare

Medicare is a federal health insurance program for adults age 65 and older and for people under age 65 with qualifying disabilities.

Federal Health Insurance Marketplace

The Marketplace helps people without health coverage enroll in a health insurance plan or other health care coverage based on eligibility.

My Care Insight

The Indiana Hospital Association has created this website to allow Indiana residents to compare hospital charges based on procedures and quality ratings.


CHILD AND FAMILY SUPPORT SERVICES

Community Partners for Child Safety – Children’s Bureau

Community Partners for Child Safety is a statewide child abuse prevention program. This service builds community supports for families who self identify or who are referred by community agencies. These families are referred to services that help strengthen their families and prevent child abuse and neglect.

This program offers an in-home visitation program, Community Liaisons (case managers) to assist families in developing and meeting specific family-centered goals, and connections with local community supports and services. Families with children 0-17 that are not actively involved with the Department of Child Services or Healthy Families is eligible for the program.

For more information, call (317) 745-6496.


HOUSING/SHELTER/FOOD ASSISTANCE 

Hendricks County Food Pantry Coalition 

Click HERE for a complete list of food pantries in the county. Each church or pantry has the final authority on how often they are open and their requirements for assistance.  Please call ahead to confirm details.

Family Promise of Hendricks County

The mission of Family Promise of Hendricks County is to fight homelessness in Hendricks County by coordinating immediate shelter and needs assistance programs alongside longer term compassionate support services for families in all areas of life. This programs providing housing, meals, social services, and transportation to participating families. If you are referring a family to the program, please review the Referral Guidelines before referring. To refer a family or find out more about the program call (317) 296-3742.

Sheltering Wings Center for Women

Sheltering Wings provides safe, 24-hour haven for women and their dependent children suffering the effects of domestic violence and helps victims build stable and independent lives through case management and mentoring programs. Help is available 24/7 by calling their hotline at (317) 745-1496.

Hoosier Veterans Assistance Foundation of Indiana

HVAF of Indiana provides housing and reintegration services to veterans experiencing homelessness, and administers programs and services to prevent at risk veterans from becoming homeless. For more information, call (317) 951-0688.


TOBACCO PREVENTION AND CESSATION RESOURCES

Indiana Tobacco Quitline – General Public

The Indiana Tobacco Quitline is a free phone, web, and text-based counseling service for teens and adults in Indiana who are trying to quit smoking or using tobacco. Residents using the Quitline will receive four one-on-one quit coaching sessions (10 for pregnant women) with a trained quit coach, and two weeks of free nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) is available for residents on Medicare, Medicaid, or who are uninsured. The Quitline is available 7 days a week in more than 170 languages. To enroll or for more information, call 1-800-QUIT-NOW or visit their website at www.quitnowindiana.com

Indiana Tobacco Quitline – Health Care Providers and Community Agencies

Health care providers and community agencies can enroll online for free in the Indiana Tobacco Quitline’s Preferred Provider Program. This program gives health care providers and community agencies proven, professional resources to help patients and clients quit tobacco. Preferred Providers will receive a referral kit in the mail with information about the Quitline and have the ability to fax refer patients and clients to the Quitline, receive status reports on fax-referred patients, receive ongoing communications on the latest research and tobacco control news in Indiana, have access to cessation specialists through the Indiana State Department of Health’s Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Commission, and order materials for the Quitline at no cost. 

Indiana Tobacco Quitline – Employers

Employers can enroll online for free in the Indiana Tobacco Quitline’s Preferred Employer Program. This program is a great addition to an employer wellness program and provides them with the resources they need to help employees quit tobacco. Employers enrolled in this program will receive a referral kit in the mail and have the ability to fax refer employees to the Quitline, order materials to educate employees on tobacco cessation, receive updates on new resources and research, and receive monthly aggregate reports on the number of employees participating in the Quitline.

BABY & ME – Tobacco Free at the Hendricks County Health Department

BABY & ME – Tobacco Free is a free quit smoking program uniquely created for pregnant women to help them quit during pregnancy and stay quit after giving birth. During pregnancy, participants receive four quit smoking sessions and referral to the Indiana Tobacco Quitline. After birth, participants receive monthly testing for tobacco use and receive a $25 voucher for diapers for every month up to 12 months they are tobacco-free. Participants can enroll with a Support Partner who completes the program with them and receives an additional $25 voucher.

There are no income or age restrictions for the program. Participants and Support Partners must be a daily smoker or was a daily smoker within three months of becoming pregnant, be willing to quit all tobacco products (including e-cigarettes and chewing tobacco), participate in all quit smoking sessions prior to birth, and take monthly breath tests to determine tobacco use. To enroll in the program, call (317) 745-9222.

Additional Documents for BABY & ME – Tobacco Free:

Introduction to BABY & ME – Tobacco Free for Referral Partners

BABY & ME – Tobacco Free Referral Partner Enrollment Form

Promoting Smokefree Pregnancies in Indiana

Promoting Smokefree Pregnancies in Indiana (PSPI) is a statewide, voluntary multi-sector coalition of individuals and organizations dedicated to reducing the prevalence of smoking among women of childbearing age. PSPI provides fact sheets, tool kits, conference calls and other networking events, and various other resources. Visit their website for more information.

Labor of Love

Labor of Love is a product of the Indiana State Department of Health in cooperation with other organizations to combat the unacceptable rates of infant mortality in Indiana. The website includes information on tobacco cessation for pregnant women and their families.


OPEN USE RESOURCES

Hendricks County Health Partnership “Why Open Use” Resource Packet

The Hendricks County Health Partnership “Why Open Use” Resource Packet include information on why open use is important for Hendricks County.  Additional information on open use, implementation, and sample policies is included from Change Lab Solutions.


CAN’T FIND WHAT YOU’RE LOOKING FOR?

Call Connect2Help 211 by dialing 2-1-1 on your phone and connect with a specialist 24/7 to help you find the information you need. You can also contact us at (317) 745-9618 or HendricksHealthPartnership@gmail.com and we will try to assist you with finding the appropriate resource.