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For information about participating in any of our programs, please contact us at (260) 426-3347.


Children’s Village: Children’s Village is a state-licensed center offering education and care for children ages 6 weeks to 6 years old. Learn more about Children’s Village.


Children and Family Services: LSSI is contracted through the Department of Child Services to provide Community Based Services for families involved with Allen County DCS and Allen County Juvenile Probation. Learn more about our Home-Based Services.


ECHO: Education Creates Hope and Opportunity (ECHO) is a school- and home-based program that provides supportive services to pregnant and parenting teens. Learn more about ECHO.


Financial Stability Program: LSSI offers supportive services through one-on-one financial mentoring, prayer, and support. Learn more about Financial Stability.


Community Partners/Network for Safe Families (NSF): Through Community Partners/NSF, LSSI, along with other local social service agencies, offers parents free help with a variety of situations that affect their families. Learn more about Community Partners/Network for Safe Families.


LSSI Works: LSSI (Lasting Stability and Success for Individuals) Works will provide a comprehensive system of training and coaching for motivated candidates who are focused on obtaining a career path. Learn more about LSSI Works.


Gear Up: Through the Gear-Up Safety Program, families are provided with necessary safety items—Pack ’N Plays, car seats, electrical outlet covers, baby locks, baby gates, carbon monoxide and smoke detectors, and more—to ensure that their homes are safe places for children. Learn more about Gear Up.

Still need help? Call 2-1-1.

You can learn about community resources available to you and request referrals to participating organizations in 19 northern Indiana counties by calling 2-1-1, the United Way of Allen County’s Help Line. It’s available 24 hours a day, providing a wealth of information concerning health and human services. Calls are free from landlines, but cell phone users must pay the usual charges.