Resources for Families

Big Brothers Big Sisters of St. Joseph County

Big Brothers and Big Sisters is a program that matches community volunteers with youth for one-on-one mentoring.


Oaklawn provides individual and group therapy for a variety of challenges.

Logan Center

The Logan Center provides a variety of services for children and adults with developmental disabilities.

Real Services

Real Services provide a variety of programs and services to add to the quality of life to older members of our community.

Robinson Community Learning Center

The Robinson Community Learning Center is an educational outreach of the University of Notre Dame to provide a variety of programming to strengthen the Northeast Neighborhood of South Bend.

St. Margaret’s House

St. Margaret’s House provides services and programs to help meet the immediate needs of women and their children as well as to prepare them for long-term self-sufficiency.

Tobacco Free St. Joseph County

Tobacco Free St. Joseph County is a coalition of dozens of local, state and national partners, who work together to create healthier and safer communities by providing tobacco education to reduce tobacco use, promote tobacco cessation and help smokers quit. They support stronger smokefree policies that prevent unnecessary exposure to secondhand smoke throughout our community.


The YWCA has many programs for women including: Bridges out of Poverty, Domestic Violence Services, Chemical Dependency Treatment, Self-Sufficiency Services, and Sexual Assault Recovery.

Indiana 211

Call 211 if you need information on housing, employment, legal aid, counseling, and much more.

Insource Special Education Parent Support

Insource provides parents, families and service providers in Indiana with the information and training necessary to assure effective educational programs and appropriate services for children and young adults with disabilities

American Lung Association

Air pollution poses a serious threat to our nation’s health. The American Lung Association is dedicated to keeping our air and nation healthy and is working to ensure that the air you breathe is clean and safe.

Child Care Indiana

Child Care Indiana helps families make their child care choices easy by clicking on the “Free Child Care Search”button.

Alcohol & Addictions Resource Center

The Alcohol & Addictions Resource Center (AARC) is a community-based, local not-for-profit agency that has been in our community for 53 years, providing objective and independent clinical addictions assessment services as well as resources to local treatment centers and addiction services.


Brightpoint has a child care assistance program to help families afford quality child care for children younger than 13 years of age. Parents must be working, going to school, or receiving job training to qualify. Call for an appointment at 800-589-2264.