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There are many resources available to assist women faced with an unplanned pregnancy who choose to raise the baby themselves. While raising a child may be the hardest thing you ever do, it can also be the most rewarding. Please contact us if you have any questions or would like to talk to someone about your decision.

Financial Aid

Medicaid TNN (The Nurturing Network)
Department of Public Welfare Help for out of work or needy moms
Ripley County: 812-689-6295 800-TNN-4MOM
Decatur County: 812-663-6768 800-866-4666
Franklin County: 765-647-4081 http://www.nurturingnetwork.org/
Dearborn County: 812-537-5131
Hill Burton
Hoosier Healthwise Margaret Mary Hospital Billing
Free health insurance for children 812-934-6624
800-889-9949
http://www.state.in.us/chip HUD
Housing
Division of Family and Children 800-622-4993
812-689-6295 812-934-5162
Indiana Family Helpline
800-433-0746

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Food assistance / nutritional information

WIC Program Batesville Food Pantry
800-456-0492 120 South Sycamore, Ward Building
Batesville: 812-934-5700 1st and 3rd Mondays of the month, 9 am - noon
Versailles: 812-689-6363 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month, 1 - 4 pm
Greensburg: 812-663-8301
Lawrenceburg: 812-537-4777 Sunman Food Pantry
Dillsboro: 812-432-5214 Tuesday evenings, by appointment
Saturday 9-11 a.m. (appointment recommended)
Indiana Family Helpline For info: 812-623-3410, ask for Judy or Janelle
Dillsboro: 812-432-5214 For appointment: 812-623-2570, ask for Betty

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Prenatal care

Decatur County Maternal and Child Ripley County Health Coalition
Health Services 126 N St.
119 E. Main St. Versailles, IN
Greensburg, IN 812-689-6363
812-663-7707 Free prenatal vitamins, counseling,
Prenatal vitamins, physician referral, lab physician referral, and childbirth classes
work, early prenatal education classes.
(Decatur County residents only) Indiana Family Helpline
800-433-0746

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Mother and baby care

Connersville: 812-825-1531 ext. 368
Rushville: 812-932-3699
Serves all counties
Provides on-site prenatal care, vitamins, counseling
Sliding fee

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Breastfeeding support

WIC Breastfeeding Support Dearborn County Hospital Breastfeeding
Chris Mink: 812-537-4777 Support Group
Jena Wall: 812-689-6652 JoAnne Disbro: 812-537-8260
x No charge
La Leche League x
800-LALECHE x

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Immunization clinics

Ripley County Health Department
P.O. Box 439
Versailles, IN 47042
812-689-0506

The Ripley County Health Department, located in Versailles, provides immunization services to all county residents free of charge.

Two clinics are held bi-monthly in Versailles at the Health Department at 107 N. Washington Street. Bi-monthly clinics are also held in Batesville at the Memorial Building on the corner of Main Street and Catherine.

Your baby's first shots are due at two months of age. Call the Versailles office at 812-689-5751, in advance, for an appointment.

Franklin County Health Department
459 Main St.
Courthouse Annex
Brookville, IN 47012
317-647-4322

The Franklin County Health Department offers immunizations on a daily basis, appointment required, no fees are charged.

Children must be two months of age by calendar date. You may contact the Health Department, 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon, or from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Decatur County Department of Health
801 North Lincoln Street
Greensburg, IN 47240
812-663-8301

The Decatur County Department of Health offers an immunization clinic most Wednesdays per schedule, beginning at 9 a.m. through 11 a.m. and again at 1 p.m. through 3 p.m.

The child must be two months of age, by calendar date, and you must sign in upon arrival (appointments are not made). Call for additional information or for an updated schedule.

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Counseling

Community Mental Health Center Turning Point
Batesville: 812-934-3245 Victims of domestic violence
Osgood: 812-689-4281 Columbus: 800-221-6311
24 hour emergency service Greensburg: 812-663-4738
812-537-1302 Confidential counseling, emergency
http://www.cmhcinc.org/ shelter and transportation
Safe Passage Rape Crisis Team
Domestic violence intervention services 800-832-5378
Serving Dearborn, Franklin, Ohio,
Ripley, and Switzerland Counties Cradle Pregnancy Help Center
877-733-1990 Scottsburg
812-752-6898
Parenting Support Hotline
800-421-0353 Fathers for Life
Fathers' Rights Legal Services Assoc.
Birthline of Madison 3623 Douglas Ave.
812-265-4140 Des Moines, IA 50310
515-277-8789
V.D. Hotline
800-227-8922 AIDS Hotline
800-848-2437
Healing Hidden Hurts
Post abortion counseling Indiana Family Helpline
317-297-7578 800-433-0746
Rachel's Vineyard
Retreats for healing after abortion
877-HOPE-4-ME
http://www.rachelsvineyard.org/

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Horizons single parent homemaker project

Provides workshops, career assessment, educational counseling, and financial aid
Ripley County: 812-689-6767
Decatur County: 812-663-8597

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Trustee

Emergency aid through townships
Ripley County: 812-689-6295
Decatur County: 812-663-6768

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