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Homeless & ReEntry Helpers, Inc.
7528 Pendleton Pike, Indianapolis, IN 46226 USA
(317) 547-0500
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HRH's Weekly Newsletter from www.IndianaHelpers.com - 17 November '08
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Editor's Notes

HRH's Web Site: The date base section of our web site is now ready to use.  We are still working out some of the kinks, but the information we have compiled over the last few months is being added and should be complete by Monday of next week.

Our News

Connect2Help (Dial 2-1-1) - has put together two important lists for people needing help during the upcoming Holidays.  Please download and distribute to your appropriate clients. | For November & Thanksgiving | For December & Christmas

Our Events Calendar

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 ~ Communications ~ Healthcare ~ Management ~ Government ~ Non-Profit ~ and many more!
22Nov08 Saturday - Indiana Black Expo, Inc. - Presents, Maximizing Your Potential - The First Annual Parents Empowerment Conference | Indiana Convention Center, Wabash Ballroom | To register, please write: Parents Empowerment Conference Registration, c/o Indiana Black Expo, Inc., 3145 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46208, or Fax to (317) 925-6624 | Download Conference Brochure
25Nov08 Tuesday - Mayor’s Office on Offender ReEntry - Presents a Seminar on Education, Recidivism and Employment of ExOffenders - How does Marion County/Indianapolis look? | Presenters are: Dr. John Nally, Director of Education (Adults) Indiana Department of Correction, and Dr. Susan Lockwood, Director of Education (Juveniles) Indiana Department of Correction | City-County Building 200 East Washington St. 2nd floor, Tower Section Room 260 | From 1pm—3 pm | Due to limited seating please RSVP via email to: Khadijah Muhammad by noon November 19, kmuhamma@indygov.org | Download a Flyer on the Seminar.

Our Job Fairs Calendar & Classified Ads for Jobs
Temporary & Part-Time Jobs usually lead to Gainful and Full-Time Employment

19Nov08 Wednesday - Indiana Department of Correction - Correctional Officer Trainee Applicants Indianapolis Juvenile Correctional Facility, 2596 Girls School Road, Indianapolis, Indiana 46214. | Time: 11:00am - 6:00pm | Applicants need to have their applications on line prior to the job fair to receive an interview.  Applicants should bring their driver’s license and high school diploma to the job fair.  For additional information call 317-244-3387, or please visit: DOC's Job Fair Web Site.
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Our Quick Topics Page - Over 150 Topics

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 who 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 who can offer help.
Coming Soon: HRH is in the process of putting together its NEW Information Directory.  It will be a printed version of most of the information on this web site (when completed) that will be made available to: homeless shelters, homeless & reentry service providers, persons in and out of our prisons, jails & work release centers, parole & probation officers, case workers, teachers, tutors, mentors as well as churches, and other faith and community based organizations.  It will be the most complete information directory for the homeless and persons in and out of prison system available anywhere.  To make sure you are in the new directory, please give us a call.

Our Helpers Press Releases

Office of the Mayor | City County Council

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

WorkOne - East WorkOne - West  |  Wayne Township Schools - Adult Basic Education 3Sep08 thru 31Jan09 | Warren Township 1Nov08 NewsletterBusiness Ownership Initiative - BOI Upcoming Schedule of Work Shops | CHIP's 3rd Quarter Newsletter |

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 and/or ReEntry Industry?  Click out: Our Research & Reference Page

Our Needs - Our Helpers need Help Too!

Indiana Women's Prison - could use a newer larger screen television for the PLUS unit.  The PLUS Program is held in the chapel and they use DVD's for training classes and their existing TV is much too small.  The chapel is also looking for screen dividers and a projector for PowerPoint.  They also need new choir robes. | If you can help IWP with any of these items please contact Catherine Bowie at 317- 317-639-2671 #256, or email her at CBowie@idoc.IN.gov.
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 | tridge@idoc.in.gov, 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: always_pray@comcast.net.

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 WScaife@idoc.IN.gov.

Volunteers & Helpers Always Needed - WE NEED YOUR HELP!

Our prisons in Indianapolis, Plainfield, and Pendleton are in need of persons who 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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