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Profiles: Promising Practices in Volunteers & Board

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Youth First, Inc.

Youth First, Inc.


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Youth First, Inc. exists to transform and strengthen the lives of young people and their families. We embed specially trained and closely supervised Master’s level social workers (MSW’s) in schools and provide evidence-based prevention programs for youth, families, and communities. Our free-of-charge behavioral health services and programs prevent substance abuse, improve family relationships, and develop essential life skills. Using a blend of funding streams, Youth First provides a systematic, accountable,

Lampion Center

Lampion Center

Every child and adult needs and deserves support, love, encouragement, safety, and an opportunity to thrive; A chance to achieve their personal potential and make a difference in the world.  Lampion Center’s approach to “relationship development” strengthens their impact with Clients, the service of their Board members, their Collaborative Network, and the retention and resilience of their Staff as they meet the needs of their community.  

Chaucie’s Place

Chaucie’s Place

Chaucie’s Place is a child advocacy organization in Hamilton County that focuses on the prevention of child sexual abuse and youth suicide. Chaucie’s Place educates both children and adults through its prevention and education programs Smart Steps: A Body Safety Program for Children™, Stewards of Children® and Lifelines®youth suicide prevention program.  

Metro Baptist Center

Metro Baptist Center

Serving the poor of downtown Indianapolis in the same location, at the same time since 1987, Metro Baptist Center has “standardized the process of helping a person”. Though an extremely small organization, Metro’s Baptist affiliation and long-term partnership with local churches and church organizations have enabled it to consistently serve for 29 years through its partners’; volunteers, program facilitation, and donations.  

YWCA Northeast Indiana

YWCA Northeast Indiana

For over 122 years, the YWCA of Northeast Indiana has focused on eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all human beings.  The YWCA of Northeast Indiana strives to provide safe places for women and girls, build strong women leaders, and advocate for women’s rights and civil rights in Congress. To the end, the YWCA Northeast Indiana has intentionally stuck to and honed in on