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Family Services

El Centro Comunal Latino

Address: 303 E Kirkwood Avenue, Room 11
Phone: (812) 355-7513
Web: www.elcentrocomunal.org
About: CCL is a grassroots, community-based organization that seeks to provide an accessible and safe space for all Latinos, with a focus on Spanish-speaking people, to find information, access to resources and a place to hold community events. El Centro's work includes tutoring services for all ages, the medical interpretation network, direct service, Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program, the Legal Advice Project, Informate — series of educational presentations, health programming, and the Bienvenidos program; a support group that helps immigrants acculturate to life in the United States.

Family Resource Center at Templeton School

Address: 1400 Brenda Lane
Phone: (812) 330-7735
About: Provides pre-school play groups and story hours, a Free Family Market (a free food source) on Fridays, 2-3:30 pm, and programming for families focused on literacy and family fun; information and referrals for the needs of children and families.

INdiana Department of Child Services

Address: 1717 W. 3rd St.
Phone: (812) 336-6351
About: Services are designed to protect children from abuse and neglect by partnering with families and communities to provide safe, nurturing, and stable homes. To make a report of child abuse or neglect the public can call 1-800-800-5556.

Division of Family Resources

Address: 1787 W. 3rd St.
Phone: 1-800-403-0864
About: Provides aid to families with dependent children (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, TANF), food stamps, Medicaid.

WIC Program

Address: 333 East Miller Drive
Phone: (812) 353-3221
About: Provides nutritional support for underprivileged mothers, babies and children up to five years of age in Monroe and Greene Counties. Applicants must meet income guidelines, live in Indiana, and have a nutritional need. All services are provided free of charge.