– June 2024

HC Help Now – June 2024


Danville Public Library

Wilderness Wonders: Weekly Stem Programs for Elementary age children on Fridays Campfire Story Time: Preschool story time on Tuesdays Toddler Times and Campfire Chronicles on Wednesdays Lego Club, Lego contests, prizes and raffels, and reading road map on Saturdays

Brownsburg Public Library

  • Adventure Begins at your Library this summer! Sign up for the summer reading challenge at Brownsburg
    Public Library, and earn prizes for reading! The library will also be offering free programming for all ages.
    With weekly large family events, this is one summer you won’t want to miss out on! Library cards are not
    necessary to participate but we’re happy to help get you one of those too!
    Check it all out at bburglibrary.net!

Plainfield Public Library

  • Teen Kickoff Party: Tuesday, May 28, from 12-2pm
    Teens going into grades 6 – 12 are invited to join us as we kickoff for Summer Reading Club! This year’s theme is “Adventure Begins At Your Library.”
    Children’s Kickoff Party: Tuesday, May 28, from 4:30-6:30p
    Grab your passport and set off on a Summer Reading Club adventure! Children birth – 5th grade can sign up, pick up reading logs, enjoy activities, and more!
    Each age range has a reading log to track participation in SRC. Pick one up at the library, beginning May 28! Turn in reading logs to earn prizes and raffle tickets throughout the summer. Early Literacy, Children,
    and Teen earn prizes and raffle tickets as they go. Once you complete the reading log, choose a FREE book to keep! Adults earn raffle tickets as they go and can pick out a FREE book at registration. Once you complete the reading log, enter a grand raffle for a special gift card! Attend library programs to earn
    extra raffle tickets throughout the summer.
    • Early Literacy (babies-pre-reader): Track your time reading, writing, singing, talking, and playing and
    earn a raffle ticket for every 5 activities completed.
    • Child (independent reader-5th grade): Track your reading and earn 3 raffle tickets for every 3 hours of reading, being read to, or listening to audiobooks. Teen (Grades 6-12): Track your time reading and earn raffle tickets and prizes for every 5 hours spent reading this summer. Teens complete SRC when they read 20 hours.

Avon Public Library
Summer Reading Party: June 3rd at 4pm
Enjoy a bubble party, with ice cream and lots of animals from Misty Eyes! Register for summer reading
starting June 2nd! Read to earn prizes like Library Bucks, candy, free books, and more!

Summer Tutoring

Plainfield Youth Assistance Program – Mentoring, Tutoring, Fully Family Programming. Call to Apply (765)577-1808 Sylvan Learning Center – 320 North Dan Jone Road Ste. 115 Plainfield 46168. Call for more information (317)247-7664

Summer Park Programs

Look up your nearest park here! Programs – Hendricks County Parks & Recreation See event calendar for future programs and events



Hiring Event!  Work One is hosting a hiring event, they will be offering on the spot interviews and hiring with over 20 companies! Where: MADE building in Plainfield – 1610 Reeves Road, Plainfield 46168 When: June 25th , 1pm – 4pm

WorkOne– For individuals looking for employment or developing a career plan, WorkOne is a key source for information, job referrals, placement assistance, and other services.  

They provide Workshops of resume building and interviewing are every thursday at the MADE building in Plainfield. 

WorkOne can also offer skill building and further training and education.

WorkOne Job Search Tools Provided: 

  • Career Counseling and Planning 
  • Resume Development 
  • Financial Aid 
  • Information on High-Demand jobs 
  • Apply for Unemployment Insurance 

WorkOne has additions services including: 

  • Computer Labs 
  • Internet Access 
  • Phones 
  • Copiers/Fax 

Visit their website: Plainfield | workonecentral or schedule an appointment for more information (317) 838-9335 



Hendricks County Fairgrounds is hosting an immunization clinic.
Date: June 4th, 2024 from 3:00pm–6:00pm
Location: Hendricks County Fairgrounds Expo Hall
Address: 1900 E. Main St, Danville, IN 46122
Walk-ins welcome! Vaccinations are FREE to families with no insurance. If you have insurance, please
bring your insurance cards.
You can enroll at: patients.vaxcare.com/registration
Enrollment code: IN65942
Select: Hendricks County


Download the app “community compass” to see all pantries days and times in your area! https://www.communitycompass.app/

Hendricks County Food Pantries: Hendricks County Food Pantry Coalition – Neighbors Helping Neighbors (hendrickscountyfoodpantries.com)

Mental Health Services

Damar Health Services has providers for adults and children who have Medicaid or private insurance. They are available for scheduled appointments for mental or physical health.


5715 Decatur Blvd, Indy, 46241 – 317-455-2366

If you’re struggling, it’s okay to share your feelings. Call 988, 24-hour hotline, for help and more information.


Energy Assistance Program has ended as of May 20th 

Call your local Trustee or Family Promise of further assistance.



Family Promise has created an Affordable Housing List, click here to see details: Hendricks-County-Affordable-Rentals-1.pdf (familypromisehendrickscounty.org)

Section 8 is available to income-eligible individuals and families and exists to assist with rent payments to provide decent, affordable, sanitary, and safe housing for persons with low incomes.
The Section 8 program is not emergency housing assistance and your waiting time for assistance may exceed 24 months.

Apply here: www.waitlistcheck.com/lN1806-2480

Please note that you will be required to create a Waitlist Check account and have a valid e-mail address to apply.

If you are looking to apply for section 8 in any other counties, apply here: https://www.in.gov/ihcda/homeowners-and-renters/section-8-housing-choice-vouchers-hcv/housing-choice-vouchers/#Waiting_List_Openings_and_Closings


Here at Family Promise of Hendricks County we are focused on helping people with domestic violence.  There are many forms of domestic violence, not just physical but emotional, sexual and financial. It can happen to any of us and there is no age discrimination. If you are experiencing any type of domestic violence, please call or come into the center and we will be here to help you through it all. It is not easy to leave your home, but your safety is our main concern. One of our domestic Violence Advocates will help you figure out the steps to take to make sure you and your children are in a safe environment. No one deserves to be mistreated or abused.

Please call for HELP: (317) 296-3742 or email info@familypromisehendrickscounty.org

Domestic Violence Lethality Assessment

  1. Do you feel safe in your current environment?
  2. Do you feel safe in your current relationship?
  3. Do you feel safe regarding your previous relationship?
  4. Is your current situation caused by someone hurting you physically or emotionally?

If you do not feel safe, please take the quiz below to determine if you are in high danger.

  1. Has he/she ever used a weapon against you or threatened your with a weapon?
  2. Has he/she threatened to kill you or your children?
  3. Do you think he/she might try to kill you?
  4. Does he/she have a gun or easy access to a gun?
  5. Has he/she ever tried to choke you?
  6. Is violently or constantly jealous or controls most your daily activities?
  7. Have you left him/her or separated after living together or being married?
  8. Is he/she unemployed?
  9. Has he/she ever tried to kill himself/herself?
  10. Do you have a child that he/she knows is not his/hers?
  11. Does he/she follow or spy on you? Leave threatening messages?   

If you answered “yes” to questions 1-3 or at least four “yes” responses to questions 4-11, you are in high danger of assault. People in similar situations have been killed. Pease reach out to us for help!


Family Promise of Hendricks County,  

See link to Family Promise Harm Reduction and Recovery: Harm Reduction & Recovery – Family Promise of Hendricks County (familypromisehendrickscounty.org)  

Narcotics Anonymous:

St Susanna Church/Plainfield Group of NA- Friday’s at 7:30pm (1210 E Main St Plainfield, 46168)

Alcoholics Anonymous:

Welcome Home Group/Mary Queen of Peace- Thursdays at 7:30pm (1005 W Main St, Danville 46122)

Public Narcan Boxes:

Family Promise of Hendricks County – 238 North Vine St, Plainfield 46168
Brownsburg Public Library – 450 S Jefferson St, Brownsburg 46112


Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA)

Helps renter households with rent and utility assistance. This includes help with paying rent up to 18 months of current and past­ due rent. This assistance is through Community Action of Greater Indianapolis. ERA is accepting applications until funds run out.

Call to Apply:  317-396-1800

When you call, dial “1” for English and then “0” to speak with an operator. Once the operator answers you say, “Hendricks County” and then “trying to apply for ERA”.

For more information: www.in.gov/ihcda/homeowners-and-renters/rental-assistance/


Family Promise is partnering with Neighborhood Christian Legal Services to provide legal services to our clients and to the community. There are a variety of options available:

  • Legal Assistance by Vee via the legal kiosk at the Resource Center (238 N. Vine Street, Plainfield) every other Thursday. Vee cannot give advice, she can help complete and file paperwork. Call Vee at 463-226-3062 or email vee@familypromisehendrickscounty.org to schedule an appointment (required).


  • Legal Clinic with an Attorney from NCLS at the Resource Center (238 N. Vine Street, Plainfield) on the 2nd Thursday of each month. Focus on eviction expungements, evictions, and other housing related legal matters. Call Vee at 463-226-3062 or email vee@familypromisehendrickscounty.org to schedule an appointment (required).


  • NCLS Expungement Help Desk: Available for a limited number of new walk-in visitors (first-come, first-served) on Tuesdays & Wednesdays from 9:00am to 4:00pm. They are located at 3115 Southeastern Ave on the 3rd floor of the Aequitas office building on the Community Justice Campus (CJC) in Indianapolis.


  • NCLS Consult with a Lawyer Program: An attorney will provide counsel and advice only. Walk-ins are welcome, and it is first come first served. Available the first Wednesday of each month from 10:00am until 12:00pm at the Neighborhood Christian Legal Clinic.   

Here is a link to the services provided by Neighborhood Christian Legal Services that will also advise on how they provide intakes: https://www.nclegalclinic.org/services


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