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Homeless & ReEntry Helpers, Inc.
7528 Pendleton Pike, Indianapolis, IN 46226 USA
(317) 547-0500
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6 October '08 - HRH's Weekly Newsletter for IndianaHelpers.com
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Editor's Notes

I have had several people ask me to set up a "Quick Topics Print-Out Page" so they would have something to carry with them in their briefcase so I have stripped out some unneeded information on our web site "Quick Topics" page.  When our data base is completed, I will redo this page and have separate inserts for current jobs and housing.

Don't Forget to Register for this Weekend's (11Oct08) Neighborhood Networks - Give a Second Chance .. Get a Second Chance! Conference on people with felony convictions. | You can: Register on Line or call: 317-328-8995 | To download additional information: Click on Second Chance PDF Flyer

Our News

The City of Indianapolis www.IndyGov.org has a new Web site.  They have worked hard to make this site a window to city and county government and to the exciting things happening throughout our community. This is your City and your Web site. We hope you find it useful and encourage you to check back often.

Our Events Calendar

7Oct08 Tuesday - Ninth Annual Prison Ministry Symposium - at First Baptist Church North Indianapolis, Ivan D. Hicks, Pastor. | Fellowship Hall, 880 West 28th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46208 | From 5:30PM to 8:00PM | Our keynote speaker will be Deputy Mayor Olgen Williams. City of Indianapolis | A light meal will be served promptly at 5:30PM | This symposium is open to all. | There will be a panel for questions and discussion. | Prison Ministry Chair person: Sandra Williams. Call 317-283-2315 for more information.
8Oct08 Wednesday - C.H.I.P. is Hosting a Reception - The keynote speaker is Judy O'Bannon - C.H.I.P. invites you to join them in the fight to end homelessness by supporting the Blueprint Celebration.  They will recognize the individuals and organizations that have made a significant impact on the effort to end and prevent homelessness in our community | From 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. at the Indiana State Museum. | For more information, click on: C.H.I.P.
11Oct08 Saturday - Why Politics? Getting youth involved - The I.U.P.U.I Political Coordinating Committee is inviting those 14-22 years old to "Why Politics?" at the I.U.P.U.I. Information Technology (IT) Building at West and Michigan Streets. Why Politics? will provide the chance for young people to learn about the political and philosophical perspectives of the 4 major parties, and meet citizens involved as party activists, party officials, or candidates. | From 1:00 to 3:00 PM | For more information call 317-788-6604 John Loflin.
11Oct08 Saturday - Neighborhood Networks Presents - Give a Second Chance ..  Get a Second Chance! | A forum for people with felony convictions that is being presented for people with felony convictions | Confirmed Special Guests: Shelia Raye Charles (daughter of the late Ray Charles) & Brother Ellsworth Johnson-Bey (noted author and national speaker) | Saturday 11th, 2008 | 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM | Ivy Tech Community College, 50 W Fall Creek Parkway N Dr. in Indianapolis | You can: Register on Line or call: 317-328-8995 | To download additional information: Click on Second Chance PDF Flyer
19Nov08 Wednesday - Indiana Multicultural Career Fair - Presenting the 17th Annual, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) - Campus Center, Indianapolis, IN | from 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM | Over 80 Employers Expected With Opportunities In: Accounting ~ Finance ~ Sales ~ Marketing ~ Engineering ~ Technology ~ Computer Science ~ Communication ~ Healthcare ~ Management ~ Government ~ Non-Profit ~ and many more!

Our Job Fairs Calendar & Classified Ads for Jobs

23Oct08 Thursday - Monster.com - Meet with top employers from Indianapolis at the...  Indianapolis Job Fair | Sheraton Hotel City Centre, 31 W Ohio St., Indianapolis, IN 46204 | from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM | Get additional information and directions 317-635-2000.
WorkOne's IndianaCareenConnect.com  |  IN DOC Job Fairs  |  State of Indiana Jobs  |  City of Indy & M/C Jobs  |  Indy Star - Jobs in Indy  |  NUVO - Jobs in Indy  |  American Classified - Jobs in Indy  |  Kijiji - Jobs in Indy  |  Indianapolis Recorder - Jobs in Indy  |  Indy Employment Guide - Jobs in Indy  |  Indiana Job Fairs  |

Our Quick Topics Page - Over 150 Topics in 30 categories

Our Quick Topics_Print Out Page is a list of Topics that can be printed out for easy reference.  This "Single Source" information page contains information from Adoption, Aids/HIV to Victim Assistance & Voters Registration.  You can print it and carry it with you for easy reference.  It currently contains over 150 topics, listing goods and services that are needed by persons that are homeless and in and out of jail/prison.  Most Topics list the complete address, phone, fax email address and web site address of those Service Providers that can offer help.  Within the next couple of weeks HRH will have a smaller version, listing individual Service Providers for your particular needs.  These information booklets will be made available to the jails, prisons, pastors, case workers, and other Service Providers as "Pass Outs" for their clients.  For more information on this upcoming "Information Booklet" service, please give us a call, or keep checking your Weekly Newsletter.

Our Helpers Press Releases

Office of the Mayor | City County Council

Our Helpers Calendars & Newsletters - They want you to check regularly

WorkOne - EastWorkOne - West  |  Wayne Township Schools - Adult Basic Education 3Sep08 thru 31Jan09 | Warren Township 1Oct08 NewsletterBOI - Business Ownership Initiative Upcoming Schedule of Work Shops |

Our Helpers Regularly Scheduled Meetings - They would like for you to attend

Weekly - M.O.V.E.  |
Monthly - |  C.H.I.P. - C.H.I.P.'s Calendar

Our Research & Reference Info - The more your know, the more you can help.

Need information on the Homeless or ReEntry Industry?  Click on: Our Research & Reference Page

Our Needs - Our Helpers need Help Too!

Plainfield Correctional Facility (PCF or IYC) -
1)  Arts and Craft Leader/Teacher Needed - to help our PLUS program with Community Service Projects.  2)  Volunteers &  Mentors - to help our PLUS Program participants. | Please contact Tracey Ridge, Program Director | , or call 317-839-2513 # 1371 or # 1501.

Meet Me Under The Bridge
On Sunday afternoons a group of volunteers team up to feed the homeless at Willard Park in the downtown area. They start feeding at 3:00 pm.  All the food is hot and homemade by their group.  After they are done there they move to Washington and Rural to the parking lot at the library.  They are currently feeding between 150 & 200 people every Sunday.  If you are interested in helping out, and you want more information please don't hesitate to contact Kim at 317-222-8741, or email her at: .

MUSIC TEACHER & Blue Jeans (sizes 32 thru 38) -
The Pendleton Correctional Facility
- Volunteers that can teach musical instruments, especially give guitar lessons, and any kind of musical Instruments you may have that are still in good working order that you may want to donate to the prison - they are also looking for all types of arts and crafts supplies for their Arts and Crafts classes. | Please contact Wayne Scaife, Community Services Director at .

Volunteers & Helpers Always Needed - WE NEED YOUR HELP!

Our prisons in Indianapolis, Plainfield, and Pendleton are in need of persons that can serve "inside" the prison system as Teachers, Tutors, Mentors and Instructors.  If you would like to be a volunteer (Helper), please Click on HRH's Contact-Us Page, or call Don Hawkins at 317-547-0500 #11 and he can help direct you to an organization that can use your special services and talents.  To contact the Indiana Department of Correction directly, Please click on: Indiana D.O.C. for additional information, or Click on: Indiana D.O.C. Volunteer Form.
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