Op/Ed: Instead of helping families after child abuse, Indiana moves focus to prevention

There is a shift taking place across the nation regarding child abuse and neglect fatalities. These heartbreaking tragedies make headlines across every community, with a focus on why systems failed our children and how these children fell through the cracks.

Family resource centers support Indiana families to prevent child maltreatment

A major challenge for maltreatment prevention efforts is that services and supports are often stigmatized, and it can be difficult to know what’s available and where to find it.

New Family Resource Center Opens to Support Families in Muncie and Delaware County

The Strengthening Indiana Families Family Resource Center offers a wide variety of services to parents and families, including community resource navigation, a food & supplies pantry, peer recovery support, parent cafes and education, legal resources and family fun events.

Preventing child maltreatment in Indiana focus of new social work program

Multiyear, community-based project led by IU researchers will establish family resource centers in four counties