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Out-of-School Time Programs (OST)

Out-of-School Time Programs (OST)

21st Century Community Learning Centers Program (21st CLCC)

The 21st Century Community Learning Center Program is a federally-funded program (Title IV-B) awarded to public school districts, charter schools, community-based organizations, public/private organizations, faith-based organizations or a consortium of these organizations, in order to provide youth a safe environment during non-school hours. This program supports the creation of community learning centers that provide academic enrichment opportunities during non-school hours for youth, particularly youth who attend high-poverty and low-performing schools. The program helps youth meet state and local student standards in core academic subjects, offers youth a broad array of enrichment activities that help their social, emotional, and behavioral development; and offers literacy and other educational services to the families of participating youth.


Reimagining Enrichment, Academics, and Community Health Grant (REACH)

Through the use of ESSER III funding, the R.E.A.C.H Grant program aims to increase access to high-quality out-of-school time programming for economically disadvantaged youth with opportunities for academic achievement, character enrichment, and other activities designed to complement the youth’s regular academic program and social-emotional development. This grant opportunity is designed to provide funding for a year-round, high-quality out-of-school time program.


Rheaunna Jones
Out-of-School Time Specialist 
Main contact for 21st CCLC (Northern and Central regions)

Katie Lehman
Out-of-School Time Specialist
Main contact for 21st CCLC (Southern and Central regions) 

Latch Key/School Aged Child Care

For more information the Latch Key/School Aged Child Care program, click here.

If you are inquiring about the 21st Century Scholars program, please contact the Indiana Commission for Higher Education at