Nonprofit news for May 25, 2016

Teen volunteers seek summer work projects

Indiana Nazareth Farm projects will take place in Brown County from Friday, July 22, through Tuesday, July 26.

Each summer since 1994, teenage youth from St. Agnes Catholic Church in Brown County and from Terre Haute parishes have contributed time to complete projects that help needy people and enhance the environment — usually free of charge. Examples are painting, building ramps and porches, repairing and building steps and cleaning up yards.

To suggest projects, contact Adrianne Spahr at or 812-327-9470.

Support group for friends, family, survivors of suicide

FRANKLIN From 6:30 to 8 p.m. on third Thursdays, the Hope and Renewal Support Group meets at Grace United Methodist Church, 1300 E. Adams Drive in Franklin. It is for friends and family of suicide victims and survivors of suicide.

For more information, call 765-585-3346 or email

Network helps seniors get work through training

National Able Network Inc. is enrolling people age 55 and older who want to update their skills and enter the workforce through the Senior Community Service Employment Program.

SCSEP is federally funded and helps unemployed, low-income seniors find part-time, paid community service positions and work-based training at local nonprofits.

Each client receives career support to integrate career coaching, training and connections to the job market.

Call NAN at 317-396-7800 or toll-free at 1-855-994-8300.

Women’s support group meets weekly

A women’s recovery group meets at 6:30 p.m. Mondays for about 90 minutes.

Child care is available. For more information, including the location, call Carrie at 812-320-1201.

Addiction recovery support offered at New Life church

From 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, New Life Community Church, 1450 State Road 135N, will host weekly recovery support meetings, Battlefield For Freedom, for people struggling with addiction; and Healing for the Homefront meetings for people who are affected by another’s drug/alcohol use.

For those who struggle with addiction, more information is available by calling Melissa Tatman at 812-320-9838.

For those affected by another’s addiction, more information is available by contacting Meme at 812-345-1374 or

Ministry provides cancer support program

GNAW BONE — Nondenominational group Heart of Christ Ministries, 5181 State Road 46 East, offers a program called Thriving Hope Cancer Care Ministry.

Sponsored by Our Journey of Hope from the cancer treatment centers of America, the ministry provides church and community members touched by cancer with help and spiritual counsel specific to the needs of cancer patients, caregivers or loved ones.

Leadership at the ministries completed a Bible-based cancer care training program.

With questions, to get involved or to receive help, call 812-371-0247.

For more information, visit Heart of Christ Ministries on Facebook.

History Center available for event rental

The Brown County History Center is available for events such as meetings for small or large groups, reunions, dinners and receptions up to 200 people. A catering kitchen is available.

To inquire about scheduling, call 812-988-2899 and ask for the event coordinator.