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Indiana Office of Community & Rural Affairs

Resources Resources

Indiana-Latino Specific 

Indiana Latino Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence
http://www.indianalatinocoalition.org/index.html

Indiana Latino Institute (Available in Spanish)
http://www.indianalatino.com/

Indiana Minority Health Coalition (Web site available in English only-please view "Local Affiliates" tab)
http://www.imhc.org/index.htm

Indiana State Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
http://www.ishcc.org/

Indiana Resources

Connect-2-Help: Indiana 211 Partnership
An information referral line for Social and Human Services
Dial 2-1-1
http://www.connect2help.org/

Hispanic Business Council (HBC) (Available in Spanish)
NOTE: Although HBC serves the greater Indianapolis area, the Membership Benefits form, the Indiana Small Business Resource Guide, and the Hispanic Business Council Mentor-Protégé Program could be easily adapted to your community
http://www.indychamber.com/hispanicbusinesscouncil_eng.asp

Indiana Courts – Self-Service Legal Center (Available in Spanish)
http://www.in.gov/judiciary/selfservice/formularios.html

Indiana Court Interpreter Certification Program
http://www.in.gov/judiciary/interpreter/index.html

Indiana Legal Services-Indiana Justice Center
http://www.indianajustice.org/Home/PublicWeb

Indiana State Library – Resources for Providing Services to Hispanics
Find Resources for magazines in Spanish, Web Training, Culture, and more.
http://www.in.gov/library/3278.htm

Indiana Supreme Court Commission on Race and Gender Fairness: “Rights Video” in Spanish
http://www.in.gov/judiciary/fairness/

Indiana Youth Institute
http://www.iyi.org/

Education

The Alliance for Excellence and Education
http://www.all4ed.org/ 
Click on your state for information relevant to Indiana:
http://www.all4ed.org/about_the_crisis/schools/state_and_local_info/list

Campaign for High School Equality
Organization of Latinos, African Americans, and Native Americans are working together to address the drop-out crisis.
http://www.highschoolequity.org

Family, Schools & Communities – Indiana Partnership Center (Available in Spanish)
works to empower parents about their rights and responsibilities pertaining to their children’s education. 
http://fscp.orgIndiana

Department of Education – English Language Learning and Migrant Programs
http://www.doe.state.in.us/lmmp/welcome.html

Hispanic Scholarship Fund (Available in Spanish)
http://www.hsf.net

Indiana Dollars for Scholars
Expanding access to higher education and encouraging the preparation of all hoosier students.
Information not available in Spanish.
http://www.indianadollarsforscholars.org/

U.S. Public Library Websites with Information in Spanish
NOTE: Lists libraries in Indiana that offer Spanish links.
http://www.reforma.org/spanishwebsites.htm

United States Hispanic Leadership Institute
http://www.ushli.org/

National Resources

Federal Trade Commission for the Consumer (Available in Spanish)
http://www.ftc.gov/index.shtml

Government Benefits (Available in Spanish)
www.govbenefits.gov

Immigrant Justice in the Consumer Market Place (Available in Spanish and other languages)
http://www.nclc.org/initiatives/osi/brochures/

Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund (MALDEF)
http://www.maldef.org/publications/index.cfm 
NOTE: Find information under "Publication" tab.

Official U.S. Government Site for People with Medicare (Available in Spanish)
http://www.medicare.gov/default.asp

Office of Civil Rights (Information available in several languages)
http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/index.html

Rock the Vote information in Spanish
http://tv.telemundo.yahoo.com/votaportufuturo/

Social Security On-Line – U. S. Social Security Administration (Available in several languages)
http://www.ssa.gov/

U.S Citizenship and Immigration Services
1-800-375-5283; call for assistance in Spanish.
www.uscis.gov

United States Department of Agriculture – Food and Nutrition Service (Available in Spanish)
http://www.fns.usda.gov/fsp/faqs.htm

White House Initiative on Education for Excellence in Hispanic America
http://www.yesican.gov/

Welcome to USA
http://www.welcometousa.gov/

Women's Law Organization
Provides easy-to-understand legal information and resources to women living with or escaping domestic violence. Information may be selected by state.
http://womenslaw.org/

Language

Limited English Proficiency
Promotes positive and cooperative understanding of the importance of language access to federally conducted and federally assisted programs.
http://lep.gov

Language Line
All courts in Indiana have access. No cost interpretation and/or translation services provided to non-english speakers during court by court request language line service.
Please contact Adrienne Meiring, 317-234-1872.

Midwest Association of Translators & Interpreters
http://www.matiata.org/

Health

The Arc of Indiana – Minority Outreach Project
Serves Hoosiers with development disabilities.
http://www.arcind.org/minority_outreach_project.htm

Hoosier Healthwise (Web site only available in English; call toll free for assistance in Spanish)
1-800-889-9949
www.healthcareforhoosiers.com

Healthy Indiana Plan (Web site only available in English; call toll free for assistance in Spanish)
1-877-GET-HIP-9
1-877-438-447-9
www.HIP.in.gov

Indiana Department of Health (Available in Spanish)
http://www.in.gov/isdh/

Insure Kids Now! (Available in Spanish)
http://www.insurekidsnow.gov/default.asp

Additional Resources

Anne Casey Foundation
http://www.aecf.org/

The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy
Link to the Latino Initiative page:
http://www.thenationalcampaign.org/espanol/default_eng.aspx
NOTE: Find information on the"Resources" link in the middle of the page.