Financial Assistance Resources
Programs to help if you have financial difficulties:
- Free or reduced lunch and book rental program. Receive an application in student services and return it as soon as possible to the same place. Can allow for free or reduced book rental, lunch fees, and even breakfast fees.
- Know if you are signed up as a 21st Century Scholar. The enrollment would have taken place in 7th or 8th grade, and if you are a 21st Century Scholar be sure you understand the expectations you have in high school.
- Comfort Closet is a clothing mission that collects new and gently used clothing and distributes it to students. Often, due to the declining economy, clothing is often the last on a families list after bills, food, etc. Please talk with your counselor about this organization.
- The Boys and Girls Club has memberships available for $40 or less if there is financial need, and provides a place to go after school with services that include homework help, tutoring, free dinners on Monday and Thursdays, computer access and more. See your counselor for more details.
- Do you know Governor Mitch Daniels has established a $4,000 scholarship for students who graduate in three years? Ask your counselor for more information about graduating early if you are interested.
- Private tutoring is provided by the members our National Honor Society for just $4.00 per session. You can get in touch with them by emailing them at email@example.com
- You can receive monthly internet access, through Internet Essentials by Comcast for $9.95 per month. Call at 1-855-846-8376.
- A couple of options for assisted health care are the Trinity Free Clinic (819-0772), located off 146th street in Carmel. The Riverview Community Clinic (776-1071) at Riverview Hospital in Noblesvile.
- The Community Action Program (773-2221) that can assist with energy assistance like utilities and/or heat. The Township Trustee office (773-0249) that too, offers many services including rent assistance, utility assistance and food pantry.
- The White River Christian Church offers a food pantry on Thursdays from 3:00 to 6:00 (773-2233)
- The Healthy Indiana Plan (HIP) by Anthem is a new, affordable health care program for uninsured adult Hoosiers. The program offers full health coverage, including hospital, doctor visits, mental health services and prescription drugs. Applications at www.HIP.in.gov or call 1-877-438-4479. Needed are proof of income and identification.