Category: Outcomes

Children’s Bureau, Inc. is proud to announce six newly appointed members to its Board of Directors. Each new member will serve a three-year term to support Children’s Bureau’s mission of protecting kids and preserving Indiana families. “Each of our new board members brings a diverse skill set to the table, and we are looking forward…

The North Side Optimist Club visited the Children’s Shelter at the Gene Glick Family Support Center on Saturday, July 18 to get our kids back-to-school ready! The Optimists brought backpacks and school supplies and helped the kids decorate and customize their own bags. Once the backpacks were complete, the Optimists helped the kids color, paint and draw…

Children’s Bureau, Inc. prepares to reopen the Rachel Glick Courage Center, a residential treatment facility, with two open houses on April 1, 2015. Courage Center closed for major renovations that have more than doubled its capacity to serve young people aged 10-17 who suffer from emotional/behavioral disorders caused by traumatic events such as physical abuse,…

The Glick Fund, a fund of Central Indiana Community Foundation, has awarded a gift of $300,000 to fund significant upgrades to the Rachel Glick Courage Center, a residential treatment facility of Children’s Bureau, Inc., to make it conducive to implementing a new model called “Teaching Family,” to expand and modernize the onsite school, and to…

At 12 years old, Keontaye Crawford had already spent half of his life in the foster care system. He watched as other children around him, including his biological sisters, were adopted, and he started to lose hope. After getting in a fight at the group home where he lived, he tried to run away and…

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…

The Annual Meeting was held on Friday, June 25 to review the accomplishments and impacts of 2013. Special thanks and congratulations to Amy Alley, Kyle Hupfer, and Chris Phillips who were awarded with the CHILD award. Also, thank you and congratulations to Sunny Reed and Richard Francis who were awarded Volunteers of the year. View…

Children’s Bureau, Inc. and Rowdie, the mascot of the Indianapolis Indians, honored this year’s winners of the Project Safe Place Poster/Billboard Contest on Friday, Jan. 24 at the Gene Glick Family Support Center. The winning posters from all participating schools were on display in a “follow the Safe Place road” themed event. Each winner received $25…

Children’s Bureau, Inc., (CBI) is thankful for all who brought joy to 525 children/young adults this year through Hope for the Holidays, our annual Christmas sponsorship program. The number of children served in 2013 was ambitious — more than double the amount of previous years. While recipients of Hope for the Holidays have previously been…

Ever wonder what motivates someone to be a social worker? After all, it isn’t a profession full of glamor or power and most don’t do it for the money. But for Janice Klein none of that mattered. “I decided I wanted to be a social worker as a result of volunteering when I was a…