Youth Advocacy


Help parents build healthier, happier families. Parents learn how to build confidence and competence as they are assisted with basic family needs, learn positive interactions with their child, gaining better understanding of what to expect in their child’s growth and development and life coping skills.

Indiana Child Protective Services Hotline

Indiana’s Child Protective Services (CPS), protects Indiana’s children from further abuse or neglect and prevents, remedies, or assists in solving problems that may result in abuse, neglect, exploitation, or delinquency of children. For assistance, call 1-800-5556.

Family Advocates

Independent organization advocacy and intervention agency working for the best interest of at-risk children and families.

OB Navigator

The goal of this program is to identify women early in their pregnancies and connect them with an OB navigator – a home visitor who provides personalized guidance and support to a woman during her pregnancy and at least the first six to 12 months after her baby’s birth. To begin that effort, the program is working to connect pregnant women who are covered by Medicaid in our highest-risk areas to services in their communities. This program went live in La Porte County in June 2020.

Youth Service Bureau of La Porte County, Inc.

Provides programs with goals of delinquency prevention, youth development and advocacy, child abuse prevention, and connecting youth to caring adults. Teen Court, School Buddies, and Kids on the Block are some of YSB’s current programs.

READ La Porte

READ La Porte County, Inc. is a United Way agency with a mission to increase the reading, math, English and digital literacy skills in the community through tutoring and through advocacy.

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