Guide to Resources in Madison

Strong Youth Strong Communities Support to Help You

Strong Youth Strong Communities Support to Help You

Guide to Resources in Madison

Resources for Youth in the Madison, IN area

The SYSC Resource Guide links you to services and programs in your community that supports health, wellness, and overall well-being. These resources are intended to help in building a network that will enable and empower you to become a Stronger Youth and help us to create a Stronger Community.  We hope that you will engage them as needed and share these contacts with friends, family, neighbors, and peers as tools to address the various challenges that you and others may face today or in the future.

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Girls, Inc. The Girls Inc. Experience consists of mentoring relationships in girls-only spaces that are physically and emotionally safe. They provide hands-on, research-based programs provide girls with the skills and knowledge to set goals, overcome obstacles, and improve academic performance.
The Lide White Memorial Boys & Girls Club The Lide White Memorial Boys & Girls Club offers teen programs, scholarships, tutoring, computer classes, the Passport to Manhood programs, music classes and athletics.
National Youth Advocate Program

Services include Emergency Foster Care; Mental Health Services; Alcohol and Other Drug Programs; Family Reunification & Preservation Home Based Services and Resource Family Services
River Valley Resources, Inc. The YAS program provides the following for eligible youth: 
Tutoring, Study Skills Training, Dropout Prevention, Occupational Skills Training, Financial Literacy Education and activities that help youth prepare for post-secondary education or training.
King’s Daughters’ Health This organization is rolling out a Zero Suicide Plan for Jefferson County, including: training, community awareness/breaking the stigma of mental health, coping skills, communication, reducing lethal means, and continuing education. They are partnering with the Madison Consolidated Schools (MCS) system for additional suicide prevention training for the students and teachers/faculty for all Jefferson County schools and parents/caregivers.
Jefferson County Youth Shelter QPR Suicide prevention training, Safe Zone Training, LGBTQ+ education

Aspire Indiana & Kids Talk Aspire offers individual, family, and group therapies, along with medication management. Kids Talk provides a child-friendly location where children can report sexual or physical abuse, neglect or their memory of a violent incident in a safe and comforting environment. Kids Talk also offers a prevention program for students K-12 that educates them on body safety and digital media safety.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Jefferson County Big Brothers Big Sisters of Jefferson County is a local youth organization that has been matching youth in need with adult volunteers in one-to-one mentoring relationships since March 1998. The adult role models assist the child in reaching his/her potential by providing consistent contact, guidance and friendship.