AFTERSCHOOL IN

Indiana


Afterschool programs in Indiana keep kids safe, inspire learning, and give working parents peace of mind. Kids discover who they are and what they love to do, make smart choices, and avoid risky behaviors.

New Data: From a Time of Risk to a Time of Opportunity

A report by Fight Crime: Invest in Kids finds that afterschool programs play a vital role in turning the hours between 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. into a time of opportunity for our young people, with the 70% drop in juvenile crime corresponding with the rise in availability of afterschool opportunities across the country.

Learn what the peak time for juvenile crime is in Indiana, as well as how when schools are closed but many parents are still on the job, afterschool programs are keeping kids safe, inspiring them to learn, and giving working parents peace of mind.Download the fact sheet for Indiana

Download the fact sheet for Indiana

Indiana parents strongly support afterschool:

87%

support public funding for afterschool

72%

say afterschool helps them keep their jobs

57%

say afterschool excites kids about learning

71%

say afterschool reduces the likelihood that kids will engage in risky behavior

The need for programs far exceeds the funding available.

Among Indiana's K-12 students:

123,163

are enrolled in afterschool

308,914

are waiting for an available program

220,573

are alone and unsupervised after school

Learn more about afterschool in Indiana

21st Century Community Learning Centers are the only federally funded before-school, afterschool, and summer learning programs.

TODAY

FY 2019

20,070*

of kids enrolled in Indiana afterschool attend a 21st CCLC program

$20,070,484

in federal funds supports 21st CCLC programs statewide

PROPOSED BUDGET

FY 2020

0

kids served in Indiana

$0

to Indiana

Learn more about 21st Century Community Learning Centers

* This figure is an Afterschool Alliance calculation based on the state-allocated 21st CCLC funding and a program cost of $1,000 per child. The program cost per child is an Afterschool Alliance estimation based on the Department of Education's per-student expenditures for: (1) all students attending 21st CCLC programs and (2) students who regularly attend 21st CCLC programs.

Looking for an afterschool program? Your state network has a listing of programs. Click here to view the list

Indiana Contacts

NETWORK
AMBASSADORS
CAUCUS
VISTA

The statewide afterschool network is working to ensure that all kids have access to high-quality afterschool and summer learning programs.

Jamie Johnson
Indiana Afterschool Network
445 N. Pennsylvania St., Suite 945
Indianapolis, IN 46204
317-920-0181
jjohnson@indianaafterschool.org
http://www.indianaafterschool.org/

AMBASSADORS work to ensure that all kids have access to high-quality afterschool and summer learning programs.

Ambassador Emeritus
Desiree Frederick
Boys & Girls Club of Huntington County
608 E. State Street
Huntington, IN 46750
260-359-1750
desiree@bgchuntington.com

Ambassador Emeritus
Milele Kennedy
City of Indianapolis Department of Parks and Recreation
1502 W. 16th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202
(317) 327-7466
milele.kennedy@indy.gov

Ambassador Emeritus
Dan Diehl
Diehl Evaluation and Consulting Services, Inc.
123 NW Fourth Street, Suite 518
Evansville, IN 47708-1717
812-434-6745
dan@diehlconsulting.org

Ambassador Emeritus
Don Kent
NET LITERACY
426 Springwood Drive
Carmel, IN 46032
(317) 340-4011
donkent@netliteracy.org

Ambassador Emeritus
Herb Higgin
Safe Harbor/Michigan City Area Schools
817 Lafayette Avenue
Michigan City, IN 46360
(219) 873-2026 x3
hhiggin@mcas.k12.in.us

Since 2005, members of the Afterschool Caucus in both the Senate and the House of Representatives have been building support and resources for quality afterschool programs.

Caucus members in your state:

Rep Andre Carson (D-IN)

For the past 7 years, the Afterschool Alliance has been a proud sponsor organization for national AmeriCorps VISTA projects, supporting State Afterschool Networks and STEM Ecosystems to increase the access to and quality of enrichment opportunities for youth.

Currently there are no Afterschool VISTA locations in your state.

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