Category Archives: News

  1. A Holiday Story Worth Sharing

    I want to thank you for your support on behalf of our mission and agency in 2017. Your dedication to children in Indianapolis has touched many lives, one of which I was fortunate enough to encounter. Last week, I was in one of my favorite restaurants for breakfast and my usual waitress was so excited…

  2. Amazon Smile

    Use Amazon Smile during for your holiday shopping and a portion of your purchase will be donated to Child Advocates. Just use this link to select Child Advocates as your charity of choice: https://smile.amazon.com/ch/35-1788240  AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon with the same products, prices, and shopping features as Amazon.com. The difference is that…

  3. Book Signing with David Billings

    Book Signing with David Billings Please join us for this special event – a book signing with David Billings at Child Advocates. Author David Billings’ book, Deep Denial, explains why race is still with us, and what the Civil Rights Movement can tell us about today. After drawing the reader into his topic, the author…

  4. Holiday Gift Drive

    Our Holiday Gift Drive provides gifts for children served by the Child Advocates, who have been victims of life-threatening abuse or neglect and – as a result – have been placed in protective custody. This project makes the holiday season brighter for children who might otherwise be without gifts for Christmas. Our goal is to…

  5. Attorneys Only – Volunteer Training Class

      Child Advocates will host an Attorney Only – ONE DAY – CASA Volunteer training on Tuesday, December 5th from 1:00PM-7:30PM. The training will be held at Child Advocates office in suite 150. 6 hours of CLE is pending and the class is free for attorneys who complete it and volunteer with Child Advocates for…

  6. #GivingTuesday with Child Advocates

    On Tuesday, November 28, 2017 charities, families, businesses and communities around the world come together for a common purpose: to celebrate and encourage generosity. As part of this movement, we kindly ask you that you consider supporting us through #GivingTuesday. On behalf of the children we serve here at Child Advocates, we’re asking you to…

  7. Our Kids. Our Cases. Meet Tyler.

    The following story is true; though names and specific details have been altered in order protect the privacy of our children. Every day in Marion County more than 10 children are victims of abuse and neglect. These are their stories. Tyler (9 years old) was in the living room playing video games alone. Tyler’s father,…

  8. Superhero Run – Race Details

    2017 Superhero Run – Saturday June 24th at Fort Harrison State Park. WE ARE INSIDE THE PARK THIS YEAR – NEW COURSE! Please DO NOT drive into the park. Parking address and information is included below. It’s here! It’s here! We’re ready – you’re ready ….now let us give you the details: Online registration will…

  9. Undoing Racism – A Community Call to Action

    It’s a conversation few people want to have. It makes us uncomfortable. Tense. Pits people against each other. It’s a conversation about racism. How to confront it and how to prevent it. “Undoing racism.” Is that even possible? One nonprofit executive has been committed to finding out, speaking loudly and clearly on the subject, since…

  10. Startling Numbers You Need To Know

    CHINS Cases Continue to Surge in Indianapolis The numbers tell the story of the overwhelming amount of new cases flooding the Child Welfare Courts in Marion county. They have been increasing steadily since early 2014, correlating with the heroin epidemic in our region.   There were 498 new CHINS (child in need of services) in July. Compare…

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