Student Advocacy and Support

Emergency and Community Resources

Central Christian Church Community Outreach
(317) 635-6397
Monday: 10 a.m. – Noon
Redistributes clothing at no charge to individuals; able to receive every – two months.

Fletcher Place Community Center
(317) 636-3466
Monday – Thursday: 9 a.m. – 11a.m.
Redistributes clothes and blankets at no charge to individuals.

Metro Baptist Center
(317) 687-0075
Tuesday and Thursday: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Food Pantries

Beulah Baptist Church
(317) 924-0855
Must have ID
Tuesday: 5 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Capitol City SDA Community Service Center
(317) 259-0104
Must have ID and Social Security number
Monday and Wednesday: 9 a.m. – Noon

Cathedral Kitchen
(317) 632-4360
Kitchen Hours of Operation:

Monday – Friday Breakfast/Lunch
8:45 a.m. – 10 a.m.
Monday Dinner
6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Saturday Lunch
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Sunday Coffee/Dinner
10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Food Pantry Hours of Operation
Tuesday and Thursday
9:30 a.m. – 10:45a.m.

Central Christian Church Community Outreach
(317) 635-6397
Last Saturday of the Month: 11 a.m. – Noon

Greater Sanders Temple Church of God
(317) 546-0663
Must have ID
Tuesday and Friday: 7 p.m. – 8:45p.m.

Metro Baptist Center
(317) 687-0075
Photo ID is required for client and Social Security cards for each dependent
Tuesday and Thursday: 10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

New Birth Ministries
(317) 955-9533
Must have ID with current address and proof of income
Wednesday and Friday: 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Legal Assistance

Indiana Legal Services (ILS)
Indiana Legal Services (ILS) is a non-profit law firm that provides free civil legal assistance to eligible low-income people throughout the state of Indiana.
(317) 631-9410

Neighborhood Christian Legal Clinic (NCLC)
Neighborhood Christian Legal Clinic (NCLC) is a non-profit corporation offering pro bono legal representation and preventive law education to low income families, including immigrant families.
(317) 429-4131

Natural Disaster Relief for Students

If you or your family is experiencing a financial crisis due to recent distasters, email for a case by case review.

For more information on federal student aid resources for students impacted by natural disasters, click here


Dayspring Center
Open 24 hours, family-friendly
(317) 635-6780

Good News Ministries
Good News Ministries offers separate shelters for single men and families with children, as well as a youth center.
Walk-ins daily: 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.; 24-hour for agency referral
(317) 638-2862

Horizon House
Horizon House is a homeless multi-service day center that offers case management as well as the use of phone, voicemail, address, mail services, storage, laundry, showers, and personal hygiene items.

Lighthouse Ministries
For Men 18 and older ONLY!
Daily 24 hours; Intake: 3 p.m. -5 p.m.
(317) 636-0209

Wheeler Mission
Wheeler Mission offers temporary emergency shelter for homeless men. In addition, the mission offers food, clothing, case management, medical care, GED education services, and drug rehabilitation services.
(317) 635-3575

Women's Resources

Adoption Support Center
The Adoption Support Center offers services for both birth mothers and prospective adoptive families.
(317) 255-5916

Julian Center
The Julian Center provides shelter and counseling to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and survivors of child sexual abuse.
(317) 920-9320

Planned Parenthood
Planned Parenthood of Indiana is uniquely suited to carry out its mission: to protect, provide, and promote reproductive health.
(317) 637-4343

St. Elizabeth/Coleman Pregnancy and Adoption Services
St. Elizabeth/Coleman Pregnancy and Adoption Services provides life-long services to empower women and families of all faiths by offering support, compassion, and professional guidance. These services include crisis/unplanned pregnancy services, community education and outreach, domestic adoption placement, and adoption home studies.
(317) 787-3412

Additional Services

American Indian Center of Indiana, Inc.
The American Indian Center of Indiana Inc. provides workforce development services to American Indians, Native Hawaiians, and Alaska Natives residing in Indiana.
(317) 917-8000

Asian Help Services (AHS)
AHS assists immigrants, business professionals, students, and visitors and their families from Asia to Central Indiana adjust to a new community and culture.
(317) 924-4827

Community Action of Greater Indianapolis (CAGI)
CAGI delivers a variety of programs and services focusing on four strategic areas: energy assistance, family development and education, health/nutrition, and housing.
(317) 396-1800

Connect2Help's mission is to facilitate connections between people who need human services and those who provide them.
2-1-1 or (317) 926-4357

Damien Center
The Damien Center provides a number of services for individuals with HIV/AIDS. They help clients in areas of prevention and education as well as housing assistance, emergency funds, food, transportation, care coordination, mental health services, and testing.
(317) 632-0123

Hawthorne Center
The Hawthorne Center provides a number of community services, including emergency food needs, clothes referrals, health insurance, veterinarian services, childcare, preschool, and job referrals.
(317) 637-4312

Indiana Youth Group (IYG)
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.(317) 541-8726

Indianapolis Urban League (IUL)
The mission of the IUL is to assist African Americans, other minorities, and disadvantaged individuals to achieve social and economic equality.
(317) 693-7603

La Plaza
La Plaza looks to serve the Central Indiana Latino Community through education, health and social services, arts and culture, and economic development.
(317) 890-3292