ICHS Partners Include…

AARP Indiana

AARP Indiana: redefining and improving life for Hoosiers 50+.

accessABILITY Center for Independent Living

Our mission is to support all people with any type of disability and age to live more independently in the setting of their choice, improve the overall quality of life and remove community barriers to inclusion. Since 1987, we have assisted over 15,000 people with disabilities in Central Indiana.

The Arc of Indiana

The Arc of Indiana is committed to all people with intellectual and developmental disabilities realizing their goals of living, learning, working and enjoying life in the community. The Arc provides a forum for individuals and families 
to join together to advocate for early intervention services, quality education programs, and home and community supports that will provide opportunities for learning, growth and development.  Through The Arc Master Trust, The Arc helps families provide for the financial future of their loved one and provides a way for people with disabilities to fund their own trust. and

Autism Society of Indiana

The Autism Society of Indiana’s mission is to improve the lives of all people affected by autism in Indiana.  ASI is here to provide support, advocacy and increase awareness and acceptance throughout the state.

Citizens Action Coalition of Indiana

The mission of CAC is to initiate, facilitate and coordinate citizen action directed to improving the quality of life of all inhabitants of the State of Indiana through principled advocacy of public policies to preserve democracy, conserve natural resources, protect the environment, and provide affordable access to essential human services. and

Coalition for Homelessness Intervention and Prevention

CHIP board and staff members believe that successful efforts towards ending homelessness require the collective talents, resources, and commitment of the entire Indianapolis community. No one group or individual has the ability to address these issues alone. As an intermediary, we work with others to create a systemic and effective approach towards ending homelessness.


CareSource is a nonprofit health plan headquartered in Dayton, Ohio and serving over one million consumers. For over 25 years, we have worked to further our mission to make a lasting difference in our members’ lives by improving their health and well-being.

Covering Kids and Families of Indiana

Covering Kids & Families of Indiana, Inc. (CKF-IN) is a statewide organization committed to ensuring that all children and families eligible for Medicaid and the State’s Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) are enrolled. Covering Kids & Families of Indiana is a partnership of more than five hundred organizations and individuals “Advocating Health Coverage for All.”

Exodus Refugee Immigration

Exodus Refugee Immigration works with refugees — worldwide victims of persecution, injustice and war — to establish self-sufficient lives in freedom and sanctuary for themselves and their families in Indiana.  In its 34-year history, Exodus has served refugees from more than 20 countries. Our board of directors, staff, and volunteers are passionate about securing the dignity and human rights of people around the globe.

Fair Housing Center of Central Indiana (FHCCI)

Fair Housing Center of Central Indiana (FHCCI) is a private, non-profit organization whose mission is to ensure equal housing opportunities by eliminating housing discrimination through advocacy, enforcement, education and outreach.  Their two goals are to educate the public about fair housing laws so that more problems may be reported and to engage in enforcement activities to eliminate unlawful discriminatory practices.

Families First of Indiana

Families First believes that strong families are the foundation of a healthy, productive society.  For 180 years, our organization has been passionately committed to building a community of strong, loving and capable families. Generation after generation, Families First has touched the lives of thousands of families through a variety of programs that strengthen parents, repair relationships, maintain the independence of older and challenged adults, and remove barriers to a stable, productive life.

Family Advocates

Family Advocates is an organization dedicated to providing an environment of integrity and respect. We are committed to objective advocacy focused on the best interest of children while fostering healthy, positive and permanent family relationships. We promote and support quality volunteer representation for children to provide each child an opportunity for a safe, permanent, nurturing home.

Feeding Indiana’s Hungry

Feeding Indiana’s Hungry is Indiana’s statewide food bank association, with eleven member food banks that provide direct emergency food relief to clients as well as soliciting, warehousing, transporting and distributing food to pantries, shelters, and other hunger relief agencies throughout the state. Our members seek to serve the more than one million Hoosiers at risk of hunger.

Indiana 211 Partnership, Inc.

Indiana 211 Partnership, Inc. (IN211) is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization dedicated to providing the 2-1-1 information & referral service for Indiana. The goal is that anyone in Indiana in need of human services will have quick referrals to those who provide them. Additionally, aggregated data will be collected to assist communities in assessing needs and allocating resources.

Indiana Association of Area Agencies on Aging (IAAAA)

IAAAA envisions that Indiana citizens will live and age with dignity and maximum independence. Its mission is to provide leadership and advocacy for Indiana’s evolving home and community-based services network. Indiana’s 16 Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs) are the front-door through which most Hoosiers access long-term services and supports. Covering all 92 Indiana counties, AAAs administer federal, state, local and privately fund-raised resources that allow older adults and people with disabilities of any age to live and age safely and independently in their own homes and communities.

Indiana Association of Resources and Child Advocacy (IARCA)

The Indiana Association of Resources and Child Advocacy (IARCA) is a 501(c)(4) IRS classified nonprofit Association of concerned agencies who not only care for children and families, but also care about them.   IARCA has made a commitment to service by bringing together a diverse group of providers into a cohesive organization, committed to the provision of quality services so that these children and families may lead healthy and productive lives in our communities.  IARCA represents approximately 90 member agencies in Indiana providing a broad array of services, including residential care, foster care, transitional/independent living, home-based services, shelter care and crisis stabilization.

Indiana Association of United Ways (IaUW)

The Indiana Association of United Ways (IaUW) brings Hoosier
 United Ways & Funds together to create successful futures 
through training, research, innovation, and representation. IaUW represents 60 United Ways throughout Indiana. Together, Indiana’s United Ways raise over $90 million each year to invest in human services and meet critical needs of Hoosiers. IaUW is a nonpartisan organization that works to advance policy principles and compromise solutions for the common good.

Indiana Civil Liberties Union (ACLU-IN)

The American Civil Liberties Union is our nation’s guardian of liberty, working daily in courts, legislatures and communities to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties that the Constitution and laws of the United States guarantee everyone in this country. The ACLU of Indiana, headquartered in Indianapolis, is a statewide affiliate of the ACLU headquartered in New York, which was founded in 1920. Established in 1953 as the Indiana Civil Liberties Union (ICLU), the ACLU of Indiana adopted its current name in 2006. We bring cases against government entities to protect the rights of individuals and groups.

Indiana Community Action Association (INCAA)

The Indiana Community Action Association, Inc. (IN-CAA) is a statewide not-for-profit membership corporation, whose members are comprised of Indiana’s 23 Community Action Agencies (CAAs), which serve all of Indiana’s 92 counties. IN-CAA serves as an advocate and facilitator of policy, planning and programs to create solutions and share responsibility as leaders in the war against poverty. Therefore, it is IN-CAA’s mission is to help the state’s Community Action Agencies address the conditions of poverty through: training and technical assistance; developing models for service delivery; and providing resources to help increase Network capacity.

Indiana Family Health Council

The Indiana Family Health Council, Inc., (IFHC) is a private, non-profit corporation governed by statewide Board of Directors comprised of up to twenty-five members. It is a management agency, coordinator and technical assistance provider.  IFHC receives and administers the federal funds from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) for family planning services, which are provided through a system of Family Planning Resources dedicated to helping Hoosier families maintain good reproductive health.

Indiana Family Services, Inc.

Indiana Family Services, Inc. is a coalition of family service and counseling providers across the state of Indiana.  They come together to discuss opportunities and challenges in the field and advocate for policies that would improve services in Indiana.

Jewish Community Relations Council – Indianapolis (JCRC)

The Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) is the public 
affairs and advocacy arm of the organized Jewish community 
of greater Indianapolis.  JCRC works to foster a secure
 environment for Jewish living by advocating democratic values 
and acting in coalition with other groups advocating civil rights and social and economic justice.

Lafayette Urban Ministry (LUM)

The Lafayette Urban Ministry (LUM) is a non-profit ecumenical organization which provides assistance and relief to Lafayette’s
 needy children and families. For over 30 years, LUM has
 worked to provide hope for the future and self-respect to
low-income people in the Greater Lafayette area. We take
 an active role in trying to change social injustices and 
improve the quality of life for the poor of Indiana.

League of Women Voters of IN

A nonpartisan political organization, encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy. The League of Women Voters of Indiana was founded in April, 1920 and has 19 local leagues and more than 1100 members.

MCCOY (Marion County Commission on Youth)

MCCOY’s mission is to champion the positive development of youth through leadership on key issues and support of the youth worker community. We accomplish this through our four strategic roles: advocate, capacity-builder, convener, and resource. It is our vision that every child has the ability to thrive, engage, learn and contribute in their community.

 Association of Social Workers, Indiana Chapter (NASW-IN)

The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is the largest membership organization of professional social workers in the world, with more than 150,000 members. The Indiana Chapter of NASW has 3,000 active members and works, “To support all social work practitioners in their mission to serve and strengthen relationships within diverse populations; to enhance dignity and worth of all people in the State of Indiana through the promotion of quality practice, competent practitioners, integrity.”

NOBLE of Indiana

Noble of Indiana has focused on one mission: to create opportunities for people with disabilities to live meaningful lives.

Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Ketucky

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Indiana and Kentucky, which is the advocacy arm of Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky, stands firm against anti-choice elements in our state and national legislatures by lobbying for comprehensive sexuality education in our schools, increased family planning funding, and continued freedom of reproductive choices.

Prosperity Indiana

Prosperity Indiana supports a network of organizations that builds vital communities and resilient families through housing rehabilitation and construction, employment generating activities, real estate development, industrial and small business development, and social services. Prosperity Indiana advocates for public policies and assists the network in developing comprehensive solutions that engage local leadership to generate private and public investment.

Social Health Association of Indiana

Social Health Association offers a variety of school-based health education programs that meet both the Indiana Academic Standards for Health Education and the need to provide relevant, age-appropriate health information for Indiana students.  Their goal is to develop happy, healthy, safe kids.

Swanson Center

Swanson Center’s compassionate staff is dedicated to improving lives by providing comprehensive, expert mental health services.

United Way of Central Indiana

United Way of Central Indiana helps sustain vital human services for those who need help most while reducing such needs for future generations. We help improve lives and build stronger communities through our support of innovative, practical and efficient human services that address local needs.