Champions for Children
Our programs and services-helping families help children.
The Villages offers private, international and special needs adoptions. We provide preparation, education, placement and support throughout the adoption journey.
The Villages provides quality child care and early childhood development services through our Children’s Village locations in Indianapolis and Bloomington. These state-of-the-art centers provide child care to children six weeks old to kindergarten age.
Community Partners for Child Safety
The Villages Community Partners caring and committed staff works to protect and nurture children by building, maintaining and enhancing a strong family support system. By working with families dedicated to making critical life changes, The Villages can successfully preserve families according to their unique needs.
As a Division of The Villages, the mission of Dads Inc. is to provide support and education for fathers in order to develop healthy relationships and positive engagement in the lives of their children.
By working with families who have dedicated themselves to making necessary life changes, we strive to preserve or reunify families according to their unique needs. Services include family, group and individual counseling; assessment; skill-building; and parent education and mentoring.
By placing children in specially prepared nurturing foster homes, we re-establish bonds of trust between a vulnerable child and the adult world. Foster families receive specialized training and 24-hour access to services and support.
By strengthening parent-child relationships in the early years, we prevent problems later. Our services to new parents include education in child development and assistance in using community resources.
The Family Connection Network’s vision is that every kinship family and child maintains a strong sense of identity and pride in culture, heritage and family connection. This program strives to empower kinship families and help them achieve a stable, positive family experience that will best allow children to reach their full potential.
As a Division of The Villages, Prevent Child Abuse Indiana serves as a catalyst for preventing child abuse in all its forms and thereby enhancing the quality of life for children and families in Indiana. The vision of Prevent Child Abuse Indiana is to live in a state where children flourish, free from abuse and neglect. Therefore, child abuse and neglect should be prevented before the pain has been inflicted.
Transition to Adulthood
By supporting young adults who are leaving the child welfare system with life skills training in a community-based living environment, we give them the opportunities they need to become independent, productive members of society.