WHO WE ARE
Change starts here.
KIC-IT began in 2011 as the need for homeless youth services was identified in Johnson County. KIC-IT provides individualized programs & support for youth, ages 16-25, in breaking the cycle of homelessness by helping them achieve sustainable life change. As an organization, we value collaborative partnerships to serve the unstably housed or homeless youth in our community.
YOUTH DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
What we do.
We believe that life change happens upon the foundation of healthy relationships. Building relationships, establishing boundaries, & setting goals helps youth redefine their life path. By connecting them to services, skill development, & improved relationships our youth will experience growth - socially, emotionally, mentally.
Helping youth develop a strong foundation is the key to true life transformation & independence.
Each of the KIC-IT programs and initiatives are based upon these core beliefs.
Our goal is to support and encourage youth along the way to sustainable life change.
KIC-IT wants to help youth establish sustainable life change. We believe a person centered approach that meets individual needs is the best path to success. Clients meet 1:1 with youth development coaches & through relationships work towards achieving goals.
Youth Ally Program.
The YAP provides training opportunities for adults to serve as a mentor to a young person in need of encouragement.
We believe young people are more successful when they have multiple people providing a source of encouragement.
Youth Ally for Homeless Education & Prevention. (YAHEP)
The YAHEP program works directly with Johnson County high school students as a means for prevention & early intervention for youth homelessness. Current partner schools include: Center Grove, Franklin Community, Indian Creek, Whiteland High School & the Simon Youth Academy schools in Johnson County.
The drop-in center offers a variety of services for young adults who are experiencing homelessness. The Youth Center offers laundry facilities, showers, computer work stations, food & hygiene pantry, kitchen, and the Little Lord's Cupboard Boutique. The center provides a safe space for clients to meet with KIC-IT staff, volunteers, and utilize resources.
203 Commerce Drive
Franklin, IN 46131
Monday: 9a - 4p
Wednesday: 9a - 4p
Friday: 9a - 4p
Please call 317.868.8742 or
email firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange
a donation drop off time.
Please mail donations to:
PO Box 806
Franklin, IN 46131
Reinforcing our Commitment.
With our organization’s mission always in mind, we strive to find new strategies for assisting our clients. KIC-IT offers monthly Youth Action Nights that provide a meal, while developing skills that promote independence & personal development. Thanks to a partnership with Indiana Wesleyan University and the OTA program, KIC-IT offers monthly cooking classes to encourage youth to develop and strengthen their cooking skills!
Education & Tutoring
Do you have a gift for teaching, mentoring, or education? We are always looking for individuals to give back in this capacity! Email email@example.com for more
information on how to get involved.
Community Outreach Activities.
Easter Meal & Basket Distribution
Stuff the Trunk Pantry Drive
Food & Hygiene Distributions
Church Partner Open House
Shine Bright Christmas Event
203 Commerce Drive, Franklin, IN 46131
Youth Center Hours
Monday: 9am - 4pm
Wednesday: 9am - 4pm
Friday: 9am - 4pm
Office: (317) 868-8742
Fax: (317) 868-8743
United Way Helpline: (317) 738-4636