On an individual and family base, our programs have made a tremendous impact on the social, academic, economic, and family functioning of those we have served. We hear about these successes during local consortium meetings, referrals, and governance board meetings. The intensity of our High Fidelity Wraparound has kept youth from being removed from their community by providing wrap around and support services to the families. However, with the number of children and families potentially in need of services we could increase the impact we make to our community by increasing the number of partners and programs and services we have to offer.
Our current youth and family serving partners include, but are not limited to:
Choices works with youth and their families who are being served by multiple public child-serving systems. They are a one-stop shop for families, providing them with a broad array of community based supports and resources through a coordinated provided network. Choices are nationally recognized for our innovative business model including blended funding and use of technology and have received among the nation’s highest Wraparound Fidelity Index scores.
Deaconess Cross Pointe provides mental health services to meet the emotional and behavioral health care needs of children, teens, adults and their families. The east-side Evansville facility is fully accredited and offers care and treatment at all levels through outpatient programs and a 60-bed inpatient facility.
Echo Community Heath provides affordable, accessible & appropriate comprehensive healthcare to the uninsured, under insured and the homeless. Quality services are provided by our team of caring, respectful professionals who advocate for the patient.
Evansville Psychiatric Children’s Center (EPCC) has served children with serious emotional disturbances since 1966. Today, EPCC serves children ages five through thirteen and has current capacity of 28 beds. The Center strives to help children and their families to resolve needs and build strengths that help them to function in their home communities.
Providing outstanding educational opportunities through shared, committed responsibility. In order to meet the diverse needs of our students, EVSC has numerous innovative programs and courses from which students can select. Programs include a medical professions academy, law academy, and much more.
Hillcrest Washington Youth Home, Inc. is a not-for-profit organization that offers unique and innovative programs to support the positive development of children in our communities. Emergency shelter and residential services are available to children and adolescents, ages 10 through 21 years of age, who need out of home placement.
Holly’s House is a non-residential child and adult advocacy center for victims of intimate crimes. It’s a safe location where adult and child victims of intimate violence are interviewed and connected to community resources and services as needed. Our agency is also active in the community to work toward the prevention of such crimes.
Indiana Department of Child Services:
- Posey County
- Vanderburgh County
- Warrick County
The Department of Child Services was established in January 2005 by an executive order of Governor Mitch Daniels. The Department was charged with providing more direct attention and oversight of two critical areas: protection of children and child support enforcement. James W. Payne, a juvenile court judge in Marion County for 25 years, was named the Agency’s first Director. DCS protects children who are victims of abuse or neglect and strengthens families through services that focus on family support and preservation. The Department also administers child support, child protection, adoption and foster care.
Ireland Home Based Services has worked in the counties of Southern Indiana providing quality home based services for over 15 years. During that time we have worked with State, Regional and Local county offices in developing, delivering and improving service standards on behalf of children, families and persons with developmental disabilities.
Mental Health America (MHA) – founded in 1909 – is the nation’s leading community-based non-profit dedicated to helping all Americans achieve wellness by living mentally healthier lives. Our work is driven by our commitment to promote mental health as a critical part of overall wellness, including prevention services for all, early identification and intervention for those at risk, and integrated care and treatment for those who need it, with recovery as the goal. Much of our current work is guided by the Before Stage 4 (#B4Stage4) philosophy – that mental health conditions should be treated long before they reach the most critical points in the disease process
Lampion Center is a non-profit agency that has been serving the residents of Vanderburgh, Posey and Warrick Counties since 1885, and has been affiliated with the United Way since 1958. Empowering individuals, children, and families lighting their path to stability and hope through counseling, adoption services and community outreach. Through the expertise of our professional staff and the dedication of our Board of Directors, the agency provides a variety of programs and services for the community.
Parenting Time Center (PTC) provides a safe, neutral, and convenient location for supervised visitation between children and their non-custodial parents. We also provide a safe, neutral supervised location for visit and custodial exchanges of children between parents. No parents encounter one another at PTC.
Southwestern, which operates 14 locations in Gibson, Posey, Vanderburgh and Warrick Counties, is one of 25 community mental health centers in Indiana. Since 1971, Southwestern has been a leader in providing a wide range of programs and services to meet the mental health and addiction needs of our communities. Services are available to all individuals, youth to elderly, who are in need of mental health and addiction treatment and annually, over 9,500 individuals receive services.
- Child and Family Community-Based Services
- Parent Belief Group
- Adolescent Sexually Maladaptive Behaviors Group
- Children's Social Skills Group
- Young Children's Social Skills Group
- High School Girls Skills Group
- Women's Pre DBT Group
- Nurtured Heart Approach to Parenting Group
- Teen Anger Management Program
- Anti-Bullying Empowerment Group
- School-Based Mental Health Service
- Youth Day Treatment
St. Mary’s Community Health began in 1997 in an effort to bridge the gap in access to healthcare for those on its fringes. It helps us reach into our community and create a healthier future for those we serve. The ultimate goal of this outreach is to help students to become healthy, fit and ready to learn the skills they need now and for a healthy future.
United Way is focusing on the building blocks of a good life for all – education, income and health. It takes all of us working together to build a stronger Southwestern Indiana. Everyone has something to offer. United Way connects people to opportunities to GIVE, ADVOCATE & VOLUNTEER.
The YMCA of Southwestern Indiana, Inc., responds to community needs, by serving all people, especially youth, through relationships and activities that promote healthy spirit, mind, and body. The YMCA is a volunteer based organization that contributes to the lives of boys and girls, and men and women of all ages, races, religions, and economic backgrounds. We are a not-for-profit organization with the unique opportunity to touch the lives of infants through seniors throughout the community.
Youth First exists to transform and strengthen the lives of young people and their families. We are the only organization that provides Masters level social workers in area schools and prevention programs for families and youths. On-site, free of charge behavioral health services and programs prevent substance abuse, improve family relationships and develop life skills.