Human Services

Families First Indiana, Inc.

  • Indianapolis, IN
  • www.familiesfirstindiana.org

Mission Statement

The mission of Families First is to create healthier communities by strengthening families and individuals during life's challenges and changes.

Main Programs

  1. Breaking Free-Alternatives to Domestic Violence
  2. Family Counseling
  3. Parent Education
  4. Chemical Dependency
  5. Older and Challenged Adults
Service Areas

Self-reported

Indiana

We serve Marion, Hamilton, Boone, Hendricks, Hancock and Morgan counties in Central Indiana.

ruling year

1952

President

Self-reported

Mrs. Edie Olson

Senior Vice President

Self-reported

Mrs. Gail Rothrock

Keywords

Self-reported

family counseling, addiction services, domestic violence services, Vistas Eldercare services

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Also Known As

Families First

EIN

35-0877572

 Number

1378239881

Physical Address

615 N. Alabama St. Suite 320

Indianapolis, 46204

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Family Services (P40)

Mental Health Treatment (F30)

Alcohol, Drug and Substance Abuse, Dependency Prevention and Treatment (F20)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

How does this organization make a difference?

Overview

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Families First provides family counseling, parent education, chemical dependency treatment, alternatives to family violence, elder care services, employee assistance plans, financial counseling and other social services in the Central Indiana area.

Programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Program 1

Breaking Free-Alternatives to Domestic Violence

Professional help is provided for families (victims and perpetrators) experiencing domestic violence. Counseling includes individual sessions and group treatment and support

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Program 2

Family Counseling

Professional help is provided for people expenencing a wide vanety of problems including marital conflicts, parent-child problems, divorce adjustment or individual stress. Services offered range from brief support and reassurance, to crisis intervention and long term in-depth counseling

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Program 3

Parent Education

Training to prepare parents for the challenges associated with parenthood. Classes focus on infants and toddlers, preschool, school-aged children and teens. In addition, presentations to community groups cover family, parenting and relationship issues customized to the needs and interests of diverse audiences .

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Program 4

Chemical Dependency

Outpatient professional help is provided for families where at least one member is alcohol or drug dependent. Counseling includes individual family sessions and group treatment.

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Program 5

Older and Challenged Adults

Program provides protective services and comprehensive social work services for vulnerable adults in Marion County who are at risk of losing their independence, or are unable to make decisions in their own best interest because of age-related cognitive impairments, developmental disabilities, or chronic mental illness. These services are designed to help elderly and challenged adults achieve and maintain optimal independence in the community, protect them from exploitation, prevent homelessness or institutionalization, and enhance their quality of life.

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Service Areas

Self-reported

Indiana

We serve Marion, Hamilton, Boone, Hendricks, Hancock and Morgan counties in Central Indiana.

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Accreditations

Council on Accreditation (COA) [for Children and Family Services] - Accreditation

Affiliations + Memberships

Alliance for Children and Families - Member

United Way Member Agency

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Financials

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Families First Indiana, Inc.
Fiscal year: Jan 01-Dec 31
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

Families First Indiana, Inc.

Leadership

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President

Mrs. Edie Olson

Senior Vice President

Mrs. Gail Rothrock

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Mrs. Mark Winzenread

Walker Information

Term: July 2014 - July 2015

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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Yes

BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations?


RESPONSE NOT PROVIDED

CEO OVERSIGHT

Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year?

Yes

ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year?

Yes

BOARD COMPOSITION

Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership?


RESPONSE NOT PROVIDED

BOARD PERFORMANCE

Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years?