Category: CB in the News

Children’s Bureau, Inc. was recently in the news!  Thanks to Weekends Only (a furniture store located on the south side of Indianapolis) and their generous donation, Children’s Bureau will continue to grow and help in the community.  Read the partial article below. Weekends Only selected CBI, an organization that provides human resources to children and…

Bob Hansen from the Connersville News Examiner recently wrote a very inspiring article featuring Carl Scheib, Director of the Region 12 Children’s Bureau, Inc.  Here is an excerpt from the article: “I thought I was in a position where I could make a difference that would trickle down,” he said. But he didn’t enjoy the…

The Children’s Bureau Foundation has received a grant of $10 million under Lilly Endowment Inc.’s latest round of financial sustainability grants to central Indiana human services agencies. This grant is one of 10 grants totaling $80 million that are designed to help agencies that serve persons with disabilities and vulnerable children and youth enhance their…

Two Indianapolis Sam’s Club stores will be collecting toys for the annual Children’s Bureau Hope for the Holidays program. The Sam’s Clubs on Rockville Road and 86th Street in Indianapolis will be hosting a holiday gift drive to help underprivileged Hoosier children. New, unwrapped toys will be collected at these Sam’s Club stores and donated…

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)…

 Tina Cloer, CEO & president of Children’s Bureau, participated in a live radio discussion today on No Limits, an award-winning local program from WFYI, Indianapolis’ local NPR station. Host John Krull spoke with Cloer and two other panelists about the growing challenges in Indiana’s foster care system. “I believe there’s always hope for the parents,” Cloer said….

Children’s Bureau’s CEO & President Tina Cloer was recently interviewed by local Indianapolis NPR station WFYI about the burden our human services agencies are shouldering because of the heroin epidemic. The story was picked up nationally on NPR’s All Things Considered October 27. Listen or read the story below, courtesy of Side Effects and NPR News. Heroin, Opioid Abuse Put Extra…

State Funds Adoption Subsidy Governor Authorizes DCS to Fund Program for SFY 2015 INDIANAPOLIS (August 12, 2014) – In a letter to DCS Director Mary Beth Bonaventura, Governor Pence announced that the State of Indiana will fund the State Adoption Subsidy (SAS) for SFY 2015. The state will make funds available through reversion relief. “Although…

Children’s Bureau, Inc. received two Merit Awards for the Gene Glick Family Support Center at Indianapolis’ Monumental Affairs Event. Children’s Bureau was recognized in the Downtown Development Category with Shiel Sexton and (re)thINk Award sustainability category, along with Schmidt Associates. Children’s Bureau’s new state of the art facility also recently was awarded “Best Small Project”…