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2017 Summer Learning Opportunities

ICHS is partnering with the Children’s Coalition of Indiana to bring you five summer learning opportunities.  The sessions are open to members and guests free of charge.  View our flyer for additional details: ICHS-CCI Summer Learning Opportunities.   The meetings will cover a variety of topics including, redistricting, federal healthcare reform, utilities, SNAP and the federal [...]


Legislative Wrap-up Webinar 5-5-17

ICHS has partnered with Indiana Association of United Ways again this year to bring you updates during the legislative session. The final wrap-up webinar was recorded on May 5, 2017. View the recording now! We provided an update on final legislation affecting working Hoosiers, children, seniors and people with disabilities. Please feel free to share [...]


ICHS Newsletter 3/16/17

View the March ICHS Newsletter.


Legislative Update Webinar 2017-1-30

ICHS has partnered with Indiana Association of United Ways again this year to bring you updates during the legislative session.  The first update webinar was recorded on January 30.  View the recording now! We will continue to share updates on the progress of legislation affecting working Hoosiers, children, seniors and people with disabilities.  Additional legislative [...]


ICHS Newsletter 7/25

View the July ICHS Newsletter.


ICHS Newsletter 4/20

View the April 2016 ICHS Newsletter.


ICHS Newsletter 3/16

View the March 2016 ICHS Newsletter.


Mark St. John Services

Thank you all for your patience as we are working out details for the memorial service to celebrate Mark St. John’s life.   While we are still working out the details, mark your calendar for a memorial service the afternoon of Sunday, Nov. 1, tentatively at 2pmET, downtown Indy (service location to be announced). We [...]


ICHS Recognizes John Dickerson and Alex Slabosky

ICHS Recognizes John Dickerson and Alex Slabosky

Indiana Coalition for  Human Services presented two prestigious awards on August 27 at their annual meeting. The Oscar McCulloch Social Concerns award is the highest award given by ICHS and recognizes a person whose advocacy or service has made long-term contributions to improve the lives of people in Indiana.  This award is not given annually [...]


Register Now! Annual Meeting Aug 10

RESERVE YOUR SPACE TODAY Indiana Coalition for Human Services 2016 Annual Meeting August 10, 2016 Join us for a panel discussion on the forecast for the upcoming elections and the 2017 session.  What topics are on the horizon that may impact human services legislation?  What can we expect from the upcoming election and how will [...]


Regional Session Materials

There were a variety of materials provided at the regional sessions held in Evansville, Ft. Wayne, Indianapolis, Lafayette, New Albany, South Bend and Valparaiso, May 27 – June 10 2015.  View the materials.


ICHS 2015 Legislative Summary

ICHS 2015 Legislative Summary

Learn more about bills that were passed by the Indiana General Assembly during the 2015 legislative session.  View the ICHS 2015 Legislative Summary. The summary includes bills related to a variety of human service areas and more. You may also view the quick summary of human service items in the final budget. ICHS partnered with [...]


Upcoming Regional Meetings – Register Now!

ICHS and Indiana Association of United Ways are convening regional meetings for human service providers. REGISTER NOW. The regional meetings will include: updates and Q&A about the Statehouse, including how the budget and certain policies affect human services; discussion on important issues on the horizon for human services including philosophical debates about welfare reform, drug [...]


Register now for the Wrap-Up Legislative Webinar

Learn more about the important new laws affecting human services and the people we serve.  Join us for a legislative wrap-up webinar with Indiana Association of United Ways on Tuesday, May 12 at 3pmET.  Register online to attend the May 12 webinar.


Invest IN Hoosiers Analyzes the Senate Version of the Budget

Invest IN Hoosiers, the campaign created by ICHS to ensure that individual Hoosiers and their families are prioritized in the state budget, have analyzed the proposed budget by the Senate.  There is support for the way that the majority of human service issues have been maintained, but we want to encourage legislators to reinstate $2 [...]


ACA Five Year Anniversary

Indiana Coalition for Human Services celebrates the five year anniversary of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).  View our full press release.


View the Mid-Session Webinar

ICHS has partnered with Indiana Association of United Ways to provide legislative update webinars during the session.  The mid-session webinar gives more detail on bills that are moving through the session and those that have died.


Legislative Update Webinar March 3

Indiana Coalition for Human Services and Indiana Association of United Ways have partnered to offer a series of Legislative Update Webinars.  Register now for the next legislative update which will be recorded on Tuesday, March 3, 3pmET.  Attendees will learn more about bills related to human service issues that have passed out of the first [...]


Register Now – 1/22/15 Legislative Update Webinar

Indiana Coalition for Human Services is partnering with Indiana Association of United Ways to present webinars during the 2015 legislative session.  The first webinar will be Thursday, January 22 at 3:00 pmET.  Please register now for this webinar to learn more about what is happening at the Statehouse and to have your questions answered.


ICHS 2015 Bill List

Follow the action of the Indiana General Assembly through the Indiana Coalition for Human Services 2015 Bill List. Check back regularly, the list updates automatically as changes occur. Contact maggie.snyder@ichsonline.org if you have any questions about the current list.


ICHS Seeking PR Consulting

Indiana’s premier human services advocacy partnership, the Indiana Coalition for Human Services (ICHS), is seeking approximately three hours of pro-bono public relations consulting from an agency or in-house public relations staff. ICHS is comprised of human service providers, professional associations and policy advocates whose mission is to educate, advocate and mobilize in support of policies [...]


ICHS Files HIP 2.0 Comments with CMS

ICHS filed comments with CMS on September 20 to urge the expected approval of HIP 2.0.  Read the full comments.


Register – ICHS Annual Meeting Aug. 20

Register - ICHS Annual Meeting Aug. 20

The ICHS Annual Meeting will take place Wednesday, August 20th.  Located at the Interchurch Center in Indianapolis from 9:30 am – 2:00 pm ET.  Workshop presented by nationally recognized storyteller, Kim Weitkamp.  Come and learn more about how your organization can effectively use client stories.  With an upcoming budget session at the Indiana General Assembly, [...]


ICHS Files Comments on HIP 2.0

ICHS filed in support of the Administration’s HIP 2.0 1115 Waiver Application. Per our conversation with Director Joe Moser June 13, we offered specific concerns and recommendations and urged expedited approval by CMS.  We look forward to working with State and Federal agencies on implementation.  Read the full comments.