Volunteer Center

Children

Aftercare for Indiana Through Mentoring

Mission: To support Indiana's incarcerated youth in making the transition from corrections to community through healthy relationships with adult mentors.

Alliance for Youth Services, Inc.

Mission: To develop and maintain, through shared leadership and qualified staff, before- and/or after-school programs and support services for children, their parents and the community.

Answers for Autism

Mission: To increase and broaden public knowledge and awareness of the behaviors, social issues, and emotional needs of individuals on the autism spectrum so that all individuals can participate in and contribute to our community without fear of bias or loss of individuality.

Auntie Mame's Child Development Center, Inc.

Mission: To provide high quality culturally responsive early education and school age programs that equip children to become engaged learners, strong leaders, and successful adults.

AYS, Inc.
To enrich the learning and well-being of children in a safe, caring, and fun environment outside of the school day.

Baxter YMCA

Mission: To put Christian principles into practice through programs that enhance personal growth and improve health of spirit, mind, and body for all.

Big Brother Big Sister of Central Indiana

Mission: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana develops mentors committed to helping boys and girls grow into the next generation of caring, confident, and competent adults.

Boys and Girls Clubs of Indianapolis

Mission: The Boys & Girls Clubs of Indianapolis believes that every young person deserves to live a life filled with hope and opportunity. Because we care about our young people, we provide a safe, educational and positive atmosphere where they can prosper and reach their full potential.

Brook's Place for Grieving Young People

Mission: Brooke's Place provides support and services to grieving children and families in the belief that hope for tomorrow begins today.

Children's Bureau, Inc.

Mission: To support and assist vulnerable and high-risk children and their families.

Coburn Place Safe Haven

Mission: Coburn Place opens a door through which women and children fleeing domestic violence can find a safe haven. Coburn Place transforms battered lives by healing painful emotions, teaching valuable life skills, and fostering financial independence and one-term self-sufficiency.

Dayspring Center

Mission: Dayspring lovingly meets the basic needs of homeless families seeking assistance and connects them with opportunities to help them realize their potential

Down Syndrome Indiana

Mission: Down Syndrome Indiana is dedicated to enhancing the lives of individuals with Down syndrome. Our mission is to serve as a conduit of information, support and advocacy for individuals with Down syndrome and their families, which promotes growth and inclusion in the community.

East Tenth United Methodist Children & Youth Center

Mission: The mission of the East Tenth United Methodist Children and Youth Center, Inc. is to provide a safe place where the spiritual, emotional, educational and physical needs of children, youth, and their families are responded to in a holistic approach.

Easter Seals Crossroads Rehabilitation Center

Mission: Easter Seals Crossroads is a community resource working with children and adults with disabilities and special needs and their families to promote growth, dignity and independence.

Freewheelin' Community Bikes

Mission: ​​Believing in the worth and the gifts of each person to enrich the world, Freewheelin' Community Bikes uses bicycles to bring out the best in people and in our community.

Girl Scouts of Central Indiana

Mission: Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence and character, who make the world a better place.

Girls Incorporated of Indianapolis

Mission: To inspire girls to be strong, smart and bold!

Indiana Youth Group

Mission: IYG provides a safe place, a confidential environment, youth development programs and support services which foster personal strength and wellness among self-identified lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender young people. IYG advocates on their behalf in schools, on the streets, and in the community.

IPS School 91

Mission: We are a group of parents who are trying to supplement the amount of science education our children receive at school.

Jameson Camp

Mission: Enriching the lives of Indiana's youth by inspiring them to discover their strengths.

The Julian Center

Mission: The Julian Center is a unique, nonprofit agency providing counseling, safe shelter, and education for women and children who are survivors of domestic violence and abuse. Through outreach and consultation, we also seek to educate the community about the issue of domestic violence and its impact on all our lives.

Junior Achievement

Mission: To educate and inspire young people to value free enterprise, business, and economics to improve the quality of their lives.

Kaleidoscope Youth Center

Mission: The Kaleidoscope Youth Center is to provide a safe place for children and Youth. We focus on the Social, Cultural, Recreational and Educational needs of our clients.

Ladies Under Construction Inc.

Mission: To empower girls to grow into successful women.

Lillian Davis Foundation

Mission: Lillian Davis Foundation (LDF) Purpose is to cultivate communities and families by providing in and out of school services to elementary students and as a service catalyst in the community we invest our resources to directly improve the quality of education and life for disadvantaged children and families.

Martin Luther King Center

Mission: The King Center serves children and families through creative programs that promote hope and a sense of community. Creative programs help to provide family assistance, life skills and leadership development. Hope is promoted through arts-focused programming, client advocacy and broad-based education. Sense of community is created partnerships with various originations that advocate for social justice and equitable services for all.

Our Savior Evangelical Lutheran Church (OSELC)

Mission: Our Savior Lutheran Church; A Christ centered, Cross-focused, Compassion filled Community of believers.

Playworks Education Energized

Mission: We believe in the power of play to bring out the best in every kid. 

Riley Children's Hospital

Mission: Through our committed volunteers, we provide signature service to patients, families, staff and the community to support the mission and vision of Clarian Health.

Salvation Army Women and Children's Shelter

Mission: The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet the human needs in His name without discrimination.

School on Wheels

Mission: The enhancement and enrichment of educational opportunities for homeless children, from pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade. Our goal is to shrink the gaps in the education of these children and assist them with the highest quality education possible.

Stopover, Inc.

Mission: Guided by our commitment to innovative service and compassionate care, Stopover has worked since 1970 toward the enhancement of the lives of central Indiana's most vulnerable and disenfranchised residents-youth involved in family crisis. We provide a uniquely warm and welcoming shelter home, transitional living programs, home-based and family-centered counseling, youth support groups, a crisis hot line, and community outreach and education. Stopover especially embraces those youth excluded from traditional social services systems, and, in accord with our grassroots and community-based origins, addresses each client as an individual with unique strengths and needs.

United Way of Central Indiana

Mission:To help people learn more, earn more and lead safe and healthy lives as we serve Boone, Hamilton, Hancock, Hendricks, Marion and Morgan counties.

The Villages

Mission: The Villages champions every child's right to a safe, permanent and nurturing home. We are committed to strengthening all families and to embracing the dignity and diversity of every child, youth and family.

YMCA of Greater Indianapolis

Mission: To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind, and body for all 

YMCA of Greater Indianapolis: Ransburg Center

Mission: To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind, and body for all