Community Partners

Community Partners is a free, voluntary prevention program for parents or caregivers with children 17 and younger who are interested in strengthening their family and keeping their children save and thriving. Community Partners is a short-term program and can assist with:

  • Referral services for counseling, housing, food and clothing assistance, employment and other social services
  • Financial assistance for counseling and short-term, emergency problems
  • Goal setting through case management in the home or at a neighborhood location most convenient to the family.


  • Family lives in Benton, Carroll, Clinton, Fountain, Tippecanoe, Warren, or White county.
  • Family has child/children ages 17 or under in their care
  • Family is not involved in Healthy Families Program
  • Family does not have an open child welfare case or investigation
  • Family does not have a child at home involved in juvenile probation

Contact Us to Sign Up:
Toll Free: 844-229-9580
Stop by the Community Center, 330 Fountain Street, Lafayette

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Bauer Family Resources has partnered with the Indiana Department of Health and Department of Child Services to be a Safe Sleep crib distribution site. Interested families can contact us toll free at 844 229-9580 to learn more about accessing free resources and education about safe sleep, as well as information on how to receive assistance in obtaining a crib.


The Community Partners for Child Safety program is partially funded through the Kids First Trust Fund. For more information about how to donate, visit the Kids First Trust Fund page.

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Community Partners Referral

To learn more about Community Partners or make a referral to the program, complete this form below.