FAMILY RESOURCES

 

Click the pictures below for contact details and more information! Also, check all the local churches for other resources they offer. 

CHEAP THINGS TO DO AS A FAMILY

United Way of Madison County

United Way of Madison County

Check out the community resources guide pictured here or get many other resources from United Way itself

Read n Feed

Read n Feed

Book and food pantry all in one. FREE food, hygiene items and book/dvd rentals for families of Fall Creek, Green and Adams Townships. Only thing they need is your address--NO OTHER REQUIREMENTS! Every Thurs, but Thanksgiving: 5pm Markleville Town Hall 6pm Pendleton First United Methodist Church 7pm First United Methodist Church, Ingalls Pantry

Outfitters

Outfitters

Provides clothing to low income families. Youth get personal shopping appointment where they can pick out clothes/shoes at NO COST to them. contact @ 765-778-9097 to learn more/set up appointment

PCC Community Dinner

PCC Community Dinner

Every Thurs, 5-7pm, Pendleton Christian Church-1170 S. Pendleton Ave. Pendleton, IN Free Dinner that all are welcome to join. There's no catch, no sermon, no strings attached. Invite others and just come and eat!

Anderson Impact Center

Anderson Impact Center

Through education, job readiness and small business development, they are empowering our fellow community members to create a healthier, happier future for themselves and their neighbors.

Charlie's Fund for Children

Charlie's Fund for Children

Established to help chilren. Funds may be used to address various needs, including, but not limited to: Tutoring, Counseling, Food, Clothing, Medical and Activities/Outings. Click on the picture to fill out an application.

Reformers Unanimous

Reformers Unanimous

Bible-based discipleship program specifically designed to help people from all walks of life who struggle with stubborn habits. Here you’ll find a caring, non-judgmental environment that will give you the support and accountability that can help you achieve true freedom in your life. Located on SR 67, past Huntsville Rd.

Rooted Souls

Rooted Souls

Individual counseling, day/weekend retreats, small groups from two Christian women who simply want to give the "gift of mattering" to all who enter their doors. They long to heal the wounded through listening, art, love, prayer and community.

Family Talk

Family Talk

Sign up for emails supporting the institution of family and the biblical principles it's built on-- loads on parenting, marriage, faith, culture, etc.

South Madison Food Pantry

South Madison Food Pantry

Every Saturday 10am-12pm, 301 N. Alfonte St. Ingalls, IN ands out free food and clothing. You must reside in Adams, Fall Creek or Green Townships to receive food (if emergency, can call anytime to make appointment) This office also provides assistance to Green Township residents ONLY with utility help, shelter assistance, etc. for more info, contact office @ 765-606-7780

Common Sense Media

Common Sense Media

Rates entertainment based on age-appropriateness. Helps parents know what is in the movies, TV, video games and books their kids are into.

Safe Families

Safe Families

Safe, loving homes are provided where parents may voluntarily have their children cared for while they seek to restore stability in their lives. To learn more contact Emma Johnson at ejohnson@safe-families.org

Christian Center

Christian Center

As well as their well known men's housing facilities, they also offer community/family dining and assistance.

Operation Love

Operation Love

Non profit that provides crisis intervention, nutrition and wellness, clothing and household, pharmaceutical, emergency, and financial assistance. You have a need? They want to help fill it and get you back on your feet.

Recovery Village

Recovery Village

Describes addiction, related issues, tools and helps you find treatment centers near you.

Managing Finances After Emergencies

Managing Finances After Emergencies

Medical emergencies are inherently difficult for families, but the financial problems that often accompany them only worsen the hardship and stress – often for many years. The statistics are shocking – in 2018, 62% of Americans don’t have enough saved to cover an unexpected $1000 medical expense. This is a great, accessible guide covering general preparations, specific scenarios and more.

Focus on the Family

Focus on the Family

Posts on everything from marriage, parenting, to life challenges and how to talk to your kids about sex. Tons of Christ-focused resources.

Dove Harbor

Dove Harbor

Provides transitional housing and education programs in a supportive, nurturing, Christ-centered environment that invites growth towards spiritual and emotional wholeness.

Family Dinner Project

Family Dinner Project

A resource for planning relaxed family dinners with food, fun, and conversation.

Prison Fellowship

Prison Fellowship

Seeks to restore those affected by crime and incarceration by introducing prisoners, victims, and their families to a new hope available through Jesus Christ. They offer programs in and out of prison, blogs for families with a member in prison, and sponsored summer camp for youth with a parent incarcerated

Understanding a Veteran with PTSD

Understanding a Veteran with PTSD

Servicemen and women oftentimes face unique challenges when leaving active duty and readjusting to civilian life. However, sometimes soldiers also return home with challenges related to their mental wellbeing as a result of what they’ve witnessed while on active duty. And one of the most common mental challenges is post-traumatic stress disorder (commonly known as PTSD).

MTC Family Fun Nights

MTC Family Fun Nights

Free dinner and entertainment to any family in the community. Usually the last Thursday of every month. Check "events" tab for details.

Madison County Visitor's Bureau

Madison County Visitor's Bureau

Click for a schedule of local events for Madison County

Pendleton Community Library

Pendleton Community Library

So many free events and resources for adults and kids that live in Pendleton. free art classes, yoga, video game classes, book clubs, etc. Also, online resources like Hoopla (like netflix), Rosetta Stone, Ancestry.com and more. Check the website and calendar of events weekly.

Anderson Public Library

Anderson Public Library

free events, classes, etc. for residents of Anderson

Volunteer Match

Volunteer Match

Feeling down? Bored? Help someone else and I promise you'll find joy. Simply put in your interests and Volunteer Match will find you local organizations that fit you.

Free things to Do

Free things to Do

A list of free things to do with your familiy

Do 317

Do 317

Allows you to search for music, art, food and sports activities and events. Search by type, date, venue, etc. Even a free option!

LOCAL CHURCHES

 

It doesn't matter where, but it is important to get filled up spiritually and to find a place that feels like home.

*ask staff if you are curious. We have attended or are connected with all of these churches

**if you can't make it to service, most of these websites have sermons online  

Bright Point Ministries

Bright Point Ministries

Service Sundays at 10

Catalyst Church

Catalyst Church

Service Sundays at 10am

City Church

City Church

Pastor Jay Harvey holds services Sundays at 11am, family style. Located at 641 S. Main St. Anderson at the Christian Center Chapel

Fall Creek Christian Church

Fall Creek Christian Church

Traditional Service Sundays at 9:30, Contemporary Service at 11

First United Methodist Church

First United Methodist Church

Service Sundays at 9:45 (Pendleton campus), 10:30 (Ingalls campus)

Heartland Church

Heartland Church

4 campuses to choose from. Services Sundays (@ 96th st. campus) at 9am, 10:30am and 12pm.

itown CHURCH

itown CHURCH

11 services at 3 locations each weekend: Carmel, Castleton and Fishers. Check the website for times!

Living Water Church

Living Water Church

Service Sundays at 10am

Northview Church-Anderson

Northview Church-Anderson

Services Sundays 9 & 11am

Ovid Community Church

Ovid Community Church

Service Sundays at 10:30

Pendleton Christian Church

Pendleton Christian Church

Services Sundays at 9:45 and 11:30

Pendleton Community Church of God

Pendleton Community Church of God

Service Sundays at 10:15am Iglesia de Dios de Emmanual Saturdays at 2pm

Solid Rock Baptist Church

Solid Rock Baptist Church

Service Sundays at 11 Bus ministry which picks up youth for Sunday School/church Call Jim Wilder @ 765-609-1731 if interested!

RESOURCES For YOU

 
XXX Church

XXX Church

Blogs about sex, lust, porn, etc. An authentic, Christian talk that goes into depth about how God's boundaries are made to keep us from harm, not happiness. Also, has online support groups for porn addiction.

Cat Videos

Cat Videos

For those days when you need to see cats doing silly things.

Communion With God

Communion With God

If you want to truly discover God and the power He has given you as believers, CHECK THIS OUT! Prophetic words, TRULY healing prayers, dream interpretation, understanding of heart language, how to journal and hear from God, and on and on. Sign up for the emails with free videos!

I Am Second

I Am Second

Website of videos/testimonies of celebrities/individuals that have endured many struggles and came out on the other side with Christ. WARNING: parents please preview content. Some testimonies cover intense topics

The Bible Project

The Bible Project

Short, animated videos that walk through the Bible book by book. Super helpful for quick overviews and understanding how it fits in big picture.

Dove Self Esteem Project

Dove Self Esteem Project

Everything on this website is designed to help girls overcome beauty-related anxieties that stop them from being happy and confident enough to reach their full, amazing potential.

Every Student

Every Student

Awesome articles based on your biggest questions: God's existence, sexuality, life's questions, etc. REAL TALK!

Remedy Live

Remedy Live

Anonymously chat for free with a soul medic for any struggle you're in, any time! Also, lots of videos and support for issues like abuse, self-harm, pornography, eating disorders, etc.

DoSomething.org

DoSomething.org

Fun website that motivates us to get involved! They advertise different, meaningful campaigns that anyone can help with or contribute to.

God Vine

God Vine

Funny, cute, inspirational, music; all kinds of videos that bring joy

Teens Health

Teens Health

Info for any and all things that affect teenagers. From healthy eating, to sexual health info, to ways to cope with stress and facts on drug and alcohol use; this website has it all.

K Love

K Love

Primarily a radio station (101.7fm), but so much more. Listen to the station on your computer, read Christian news, get encouraging scripture & testimonies, see concerts near you, etc

Got Questions?

Got Questions?

Do you have a question about God, Jesus, the Bible, or theology? Do you need help understanding a Bible verse or passage? Are there any spiritual issues in your life for which you need advice or counsel? Search here!

Help Guide

Help Guide

Guide to mental health and well-being. Has tons of strategies and coping techniques and connections to other resources.

To Write Love on Her Arms

To Write Love on Her Arms

Presenting hope and finding help for people struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury, and suicide. TWLOHA exists to encourage, inform, inspire, and also to invest directly into treatment and recovery

Good News Network

Good News Network

Only positive and encouraging news stories. There is still good in the world- "Fix your thoughts on what is true, and honorable, and right, and pure, and lovely, and admirable. Think about things that are excellent and worthy of praise." Philippians 4:8

Amy Poehler's Smart Girls

Amy Poehler's Smart Girls

“CHANGE THE WORLD BY BEING YOURSELF.” – AMY POEHLER Sharing support with the teen girls who are ready to move against the crowd. Funny, focused, and powerful, Smart Girls seeks to help future women channel their intelligence, imagination, and curiosity into a drive to be their weird and wonderful selves.