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Human Services, Inc. a not-for-profit organization, shall provide visible leadership and serve communities and families in need. Human Services, Inc. shall work to improve the families' quality of life while respecting their dignity through collabora... Read more
Human Services, Inc. a not-for-profit organization, shall provide visible leadership and serve communities and families in need. Human Services, Inc. shall work to improve the families' quality of life while respecting their dignity through collaboration and cooperation, utilizing a variety of resources within South Central Indiana.
The organizations main programs/funding sources administered include, Head Start program, Homeless Shelter, Transitional Housing, Continuum of Care, Emergency Shelter, Case Management, EFSP -assistance with rent, utilities, food, USDA Commodities, Energy Assistance, Child Care Development Fund, The Housing Choice Voucher program (Section 8 Housing), weatherization programs utilizing DOE, SWEEP, LIHEAP, Vectren, and DSM funds, CSBG, and WIC. The agency maintains a Family Learning Center which enables the agency to provide a broad array of educational interventions such as: life skills classes, budgeting classes, tenant rights classes, parenting classes, home buying classes, and job search classes. Programs and services are delivered through the 21 various facilities that the agency maintains. The agency also sub-contracts with another Community Action Agency to deliver CCDF services to families living in their service area.
Program services are delivered through one on one appointments, walk-ins, mail-in applications, phone interviews and conversations, fax technology, as well as, home visits when deemed necessary, and group educational sessions. The purpose of the agency is to administer services that teach people to help themselves through various avenues and methods.