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

Local Resources

Youth Connections Johnson and Morgan Counties Resource Guide

Youth Connections Brown County Resource Guide

 State Resources

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

Juvenile Delinquency Resources

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


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.

Tuck Foundation

Indiana Directory of Shelters



Signs your Child is being Bullied

Substance Abuse

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

Parent Toolkit

Teen Addiction- The Recovery Village  24 hour hotline: 1-800-RECOVERY Guide that explores the  link between adulthood drug addiction and childhood trauma

Internet Safety for Kids

 10 Apps Kids are using

4 Apps to keep your children safe

Net Safety

College Choice Resources

Discover Business Degrees: In-depth Education Resource


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