In our conversations with community partners, nearly everyone has been in agreement that we need to be involved with the children if we are going to break the cycle of poverty. There are several new initiatives that Love INC (#loveincghc) has been a small part of that have this concern at their core. Two of these initiatives are beginning to take shape and offer opportunities to be involved in this critically important effort.
Safe Families network – next informational meeting is August 16th at 12:30 at Park Chapel Christian Church. www.insafefamilies.org
Lunch will be provided. Please call the Clearinghouse to RSVP for planning purposes. (317) 468-6300
You will hear about the role of host families, case coaches, ministry leads and family friends. Current host families will share their experience.
Prevent Child Abuse Hancock County has elected officers and chartered as an affiliate of Prevent Child Abuse Indiana. If you would like to be involved in the planning of this educational outreach into our community plan to attend the next meeting at 12:00 noon on August 20th. This meeting will be at Hancock Regional Hospital classroom. www.pcain.org
There are other components to this broad spectrum approach that will be detailed later as they move forward. If you have a passion for kids and would like to be involved with the development, please call the office and leave a message for Jim.