The following links are to youth development resources available at the local, state, and national level.

Youth Connections Johnson and Morgan Counties Resource Guide

Youth Connections Brown County Resource Guide

Indiana Youth Institute

Read about key research and relevant resources in short, easy-to-understand issue briefs. Some topic examples are:
Body Image
Drug Use
Planning for Life After High School
Childhood Trauma


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Signs your Child is being Bullied

Youth Homelessness

National Safe Place offers fact sheets and other resources on topics such as: running away, drug abuse, suicide, and the safe place program.

Host Homes – temporary emergency shelter care up to 21 days for youth between the ages of 7 – 17 – placement is voluntary on the part of the parent(s), child & Host Home Family

KIC-IT – drop-in center located in Franklin – open Tuesdays and Thursday 3-6 p.m.

Homeless Resources

Tuck Foundation

Indiana Directory of Shelters

Juvenile Delinquency Resources

Indiana Department of Child Services
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
Indiana Criminal Justice Institute
National Association of Youth Courts
IARCA: An Association of Children & Family Services

Gateway Drugs: How Does Addiction Start?

A comprehensive overview of the concept of ‘gateway drugs’ put together by the drug abuse and treatment experts at Foundations Recovery Network

Substance Abuse Guide for Parents

The Parent’s Guide to Opioid Education and Abuse Prevention

College Choice Resources

Discover Business Degrees: In-depth Education Resource



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