Fishers, Indiana is a suburb of Indianapolis. Currently there are nearly 100,000 people living in Fishers. The city has been recognized for being a great place for families and raising children. There is one school district serving Fishers, Indiana citizens and over five private schools within the city limits. Roughly 40% of the population is under age 18. 

The city of Fishers has over 200 registered non-profits, the following are those organizations that have requested that their information be included as part of the Fishers Non Profit Coalition. The goal is to make it easier for families in Fishers, Indiana to identify resources for support. 

 

The mission of the Early Learning Alliance Network is to support, educate, advocate, and innovate in the area of early learning. We support families, educators, and other caregivers of children ages 0-8.

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Seeking to put God’s love into action, Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities and hope. We provide and preserve homeownership to support stability among working families.

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Provides a platform to create partnerships to help fill gaps in support for children and families across Hamilton County.

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 Child Care Answers aims to assure the highest level of early childhood education for children in Central Indiana. To achieve this, we support: families, community agencies and businesses, and child care professionals. 

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The Hamilton Southeastern Schools Foundation (HSSF) was formed in 2001 to benefit every student, every grade, every school in the HSE district.  HSSF is rooted in innovation and the mission to bring the next best practices in education home to local students and teachers.

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We provide youth abuse and suicide prevention education programming for adults and youth in schools, youth-serving organizations, and the community.

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Supports individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities with skill development and career goals. 

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Provide home delivered, hot, nutritious meals to seniors/disabled in the Hamilton County community who are not able to prepare meals for themselves due to a physical or mental challenge.  There is no income requirement for receiving services.

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Prevail, Inc. is committed to offering crisis intervention and restorative support services for adult, adolescent and child survivors of crime and abuse, free of charge, in a confidential, supportive, non-judgmental environment that is meant to empower, educate, and strengthen those we serve.

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YMI matches students in the Hamilton Southeastern School District with trained, volunteer mentors.

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Good Samaritan Network provides many different resources for those struggling to provide rent, utilities, and meals. They offer both a Thanksgiving and Christmas Eve Meal, and host a donation center for clothing, toys, furniture, household items for families living in Hamilton County.

 

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Girl Scouts is the preeminent leadership development organization for girls. Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.

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We empower volunteers to make a difference through hands-on, high-energy meal-packing events. All the food stays right here in Indiana.

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The Humane Society for Hamilton County is the only truly no-kill all access animal shelter in Hamilton County. This means giving every animal a chance regardless of age, breed, special medical needs, disability, time, space or cost.  As an open-admission facility, and the only one serving Hamilton County’s animals and residents, we receive hit-by-car, hoarding, cruelty, and neglect cases, in addition to investigations, stray and unwanted pets 365 days a year.

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Family Voices Indiana provides information, training, and one-on-one support to families of children and youth with special health care needs, and the professionals who serve them. We aim to provide families with tools to make informed decisions, advocate for improved systems and policies, and build partnerships between professionals and families. 

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Shepherd’s Center of Hamilton County promotes and supports independent lifestyles for senior adults. Our Together Today invites adults 55+ to enrich their lives through fun, educational, and healthy activities with friends new and established. Learn more online here…

Enjoying a break from the office to walk to lunch, venturing out on a bike after school, spending the weekend on the playground, the parks system in Fishers serve thousands of residents everyday through a myriad of opportunities and is a key component of our vibrant city. Residents have the ability to enjoy outdoor recreation, community engagement and passive recreation in every season.

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Fishers Youth Assistance Program (FYAP) was formed in 2014 to help strengthen youth and families through community involvement. Like other peer Youth Assistance Programs throughout Hamilton County, local volunteers develop and provide access to programs and services that promote positive growth experiences and enhance home and community relationships. FYAP works in collaboration with the Hamilton Southeastern School District, City of Fishers, and the Hamilton County Superior Court. FYAP is one of six offices serving students and their families in Hamilton County, Indiana. FYAP provides professional family-centered casework and referral services to students and families of the Hamilton Southeastern School District. Casework services to our families are completely confidential. Kids and families are often referred to our services by the schools, police, court officials and parents with concerns about their child.

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We advocate for the arts and artists in Fishers. Our goal is to expand visual and performing art opportunities in the Fishers Community.

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Grace Church exists to make disciples of Jesus Christ and launch them into the mission of God. We believe that God is calling us as a church as well as every individual to step into their destiny and begin to heal the broken places of the world.

Guiding Paths to Success (GPS) is an alternative peer group, a peer-based, family-centered program promoting positive peer support for young people and their families struggling with substance-use disorders and self-destructive behaviors.    Within a safe and sober environment, GPS addresses the social, emotional, psychological, and spiritual needs of teens recovering from substance use, abuse, and dependence through peer mentoring, life and social skills development, family involvement, and sober, fun activities while providing individual, group, and family therapy.

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Tuition-free public charter high school for students recovering from substance use or students experiencing consequences as the result of their substance use.  Grades 9-12, ages 14-19 years old.

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The Hamilton East Public Library is here to serve our community. We believe that a public library should be a dynamic contributor to our communities, a liaison between its members and the world’s knowledge and a team passionate about preserving the integrity of knowledge. We want our community to feel connected and informed, and our friendly staff will be able to support you in whatever information you may be pursuing.

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Our mission is dedication to providing youth in the Hamilton Southeastern school district with the opportunity to participate in recreational and competitive team sports that promote character development, leadership and physical fitness.

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Down Syndrome Indiana is a one-stop-shop for information and resources on Down syndrome. The programs it offers are intended to promote the inclusion of individuals with Down syndrome in their greater community, as well as, to offer support and information to families, caregivers, educators, employers and the professionals who serve individuals with Down syndrome.

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Paws & Think is a non-profit organization focusing on the at-risk community, both human and canine. Our vision creates a community where “every person who would benefit from a dog has the opportunity, and every dog fulfills its potential.”

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Hand develops and preserves affordable housing for low- and moderate-income residents.

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Our Fishers YMCA exists to strengthen our community. By focusing on Youth Development, Healthy Living and Social Responsibility we are much more than a gym or pool- we take on major issues like chronic disease, social isolation and the academic achievement gap. We also have a sliding scale for membership and program fees based on household income – no one is turned away for inability to pay. 

Midwest Food Bank is the second largest food bank in the state of Indiana.  We provide free food to over 300 agencies that in turn pass this out to those in need of food.

FLiCK’s mission is to end the cycle of poverty and create economic mobility. We provide financial education and counseling to students and adults in need, for free. Learn more online here…

Have a non profit organization that serves individuals, children, and/or families of Fishers, Indiana? Get in touch to access the link to get involved. 

The goal is to connect the local non-profit community, keep up to date with progress!

Stage 1: Identify non-profits serving our community
Curation ongoing 85%
Meet up for local non-profit leaders scheduled
2020 Meetings are scheduled! 100%
Develop a plan for local non-profit sector connection and networking
Crowd sourced ongoing 59%