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“Beautiful Disaster” says the tattoo about an inch above the vertical scar she bears from open heart surgery. Her arms are scarred from a workplace accident. Her piercing blue eyes are so light they are almost transparent. At age 27, Tara has already lived through more than most people will in a lifetime. And while…

Bob and Janet Harrison were ready to retire and move to Florida. The hardworking couple had raised a blended family of five children and was looking forward to starting the next phase of their life. With everyone out of the nest and a new motorcycle in the garage, they were preparing their home for sale….

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The road of life is rarely straight and is never completely smooth. There are speed bumps, road blocks and U-turns. Children’s Bureau programs serve as a roundabout for families facing challenges in their journey. They may enter at any point and return if needed. Children’s Bureau strives to direct every child to a safe, healthier,…

Children’s Bureau, Inc. received notification that they have been reaccredited by the Council of Accreditation (COA). This 4 year accreditation attests that the Children’s Bureau meets COA’s highest international standards in delivering the best quality services to children and families throughout Central Indiana. In addition, Children’s Bureau was expedited through the Pre-Commission Review Report (PCR)…

In honor of Child Abuse Prevention Month, consider purchasing a Kids First license plate. All plate sale proceeds and donations come back to local community organizations, including Children’s Bureau, to help strengthen families and keep kids safe. This year we ask you to please join us on the road to preventing child abuse and neglect….

In the United States, there are currently more than 400,000 children living in foster care. Children’s Bureau provides support and comfort to Indiana’s children in foster care, foster families and young adults transitioning from foster care to independence. Today, Children’s Bureau received a helping hand from mattress retailer Mattress Firm and the Ticket to Dream…

Children’s Bureau, Inc. is pleased to announce its selection as a regional training center in the techniques of Theraplay, a child and family therapy that has been helping children and families around the world since 1975. The Theraplay Institute trains mental health professionals, human services providers, parents and teachers in the techniques of Theraplay, used for…

The stars came out for Children’s Bureau’s 19th annual Celebrity Cook-Off on Tuesday, October 4. The event raised $89,000 for children and families we serve. Fifty celebrities fired up the hibachi grills to entertain guests at a NEW venue — Sapporo Japanese Steakhouse in Castleton. Before dinner, guests arrived to mingle in the pagoda featuring…

Robert Day doesn’t have an easy job. As a father engagement case manager on Children’s Bureau’s Connersville team, he says he has seen a lot. But it is transformations like Michael Tackett’s that keep him believing that anything is possible. Michael had just completed rehab when Robert contacted him to discuss custody of his children….

The sixth annual Children’s Bureau Cornhole Tournament, organized by CB’s Young Professionals Advisory Board, was the group’s best fundraiser to date, generating $10,000. Penske Chevrolet was the host venue for the second year in a row, and WTTS 92.3 was on site with a live feed. A record 48 teams signed up to play in this year’s bracket, which was…