Resources & Links
AddictionResources.com is a volunteer-run organization that focuses on providing accurate, reliable, and up-t-date information regarding substance addiction.
American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) promotes drug abuse prevention and treatment.
APSE: The Association of People Supporting EmploymentFirst a membership organization formed in 1988 as a network of employment support, to improve and expand integrated employment opportunities, services, and outcomes for persons experiencing disabilities.
ARC of Indiana is committed to all people with cognitive disabilities realizing their goals of learning, living, working and playing in the community. They are committed to families and will provide a forum for individuals and families to join together to gain support and assistance in obtaining programs and opportunities for growth and development.
Connect2Help makes it easier for people to find help or give help. IRN maintains an extensive listing of health and human service organizations and programs available to people in central Indiana.
Consumer Dangers is dedicated to keeping the public informed about consumer dangers and safety issues associated with numerous products that can cause the public serious harm. Our website is continuously updated with breaking news from Government agencies, Watchdog Groups, and concerned citizens regarding product recalls and medication safety.
Indiana Employment Specialist Training a statewide education and training system to prepare and develop employment Specialist to support individuals with disabilities in their search for employment.
Department of Workforce Development Services (DWD) will assist you with a wide range of employment and training services. They can also connect you with other family and work-related organizations that may be available in your area.
Division of Disability (FSSA) provides services to help people with disabilities thrive in their communities and remain healthy and safe. Focusing on community-based services, FSSA programs include: health care and community living supports for people with developmental disabilities and senior citizens, vocational rehabilitation, supported employment, blind and visually impaired services and deaf and hard of hearing services.
Division of Mental Health & Addiction's mission is to ensure that Indiana citizens have access to appropriate mental health and addiction services that promote individual self-sufficiency.
Fifth Freedom is an advocacy group with the primary goal to support disability consumers in their efforts to change, for the better, the systems that limit their full participation in community life.
InDATA Project at Easter Seals Crossroads is the statewide provider of the Federal Assistive Technology Act. The two major goals of the project are: 1) to get assistive technology into the hands of Hoosiers with disabilities through device demonstrations, device loans, computer recycling and alternative financing, and 2) to provide statewide outreach and educational opportunities regarding assistive technology capabilities, options and resources.
Independent Living Centers promotes a philosophy of independent living including consumer control, peer support, self help, self determination, equal access and individual and system advocacy to maximize the integration and full inclusion of individuals with disabilities in community leadership, empowerment, independence and productivity.
Indiana 211 Partnership, Inc. is a nonprofit organization dedicated to building the 2-1-1 system for Indiana. The goal is to create a seamless network of information and referral services that enabled anyone in Indiana in need of human services to have quick referrals to those who provide them by dialing 2-1-1. Additionally, aggregate data will be collected to assist communities in assessing needs and allocating resources.
Benefits Information and Work Incentives provides training for benefits analysis to Indiana residents. Fact sheets providing information on work incentives can be downloaded here.
Indiana Institute on Disability and Community's mnission is to foster communities that welcome, value and support the participation and contributions of people of all ages and abilities through research, education and services.
Indiana Protection and Advocacy Services (IPAS) administers six federally mandated and funded programs for Indiana. IPAS may be able to assist citizens of Indiana who have a disability and are either being denied a right or are being discriminated against because of that disability.
Indiana Vocational Rehabilitation Services provides quality, individualized services to enhance and support people with disabilities to prepare for, obtain or retain employment. Through active participation in their rehabilitation, people with disabilities achieve a greater level of independence in their work place and living environments.
KEY Consumer group strives to empower and strengthen mental health consumers who use Indiana's mental health treatment services. KEY encourages development of local support groups, provides advisory assistance to local self-help and advocacy groups, promotes public education concerning mental illness and its treatment, creates an employment model for the state demonstrating reasonable accommodations for employees with mental illness, offers conference and workshop opportunities and community involvement.
NAMI Indiana is dedicated to the improvement of the quality of life for persons who are affected by mental illness.
Social Security Administration has offices across Indiana. To find your local office, click here.