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Indiana Department of Child Services

DCS  > Foster Care > Caregiver Resources  > Programs Programs

Here are some programs that benefit foster parents and children:

Foster Family Membership Program at the Children's Museum of Indianapolis
The Children's Museum of Indianapolis has partnered with the Indiana Department of Child Services to provide an extraordinary family learning opportunity for foster families. Foster families throughout the state can sign up for the Foster Family Members program and receive a free one year membership to the museum. Learn more about the membership program.

Books for Youth
The Books for Youth Program was developed in 2006 by the Indiana Department of Child Services in conjunction with the Indianapolis Colts to place 25 age-appropriate books in a backpack for all of the foster youth and young adults. Learn more about Books for Youth and how you can get involved.

Access Pass Program Partnership
The Children's Museum of Indianapolis, Conner Prairie Interactive History Park, Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art, NCAA Hall of Champions, and Indiana Historical Society have joined forces to make fun family learning available to more Indiana families. Families that participate in any of the state assistance programs listed below can visit these locations for just $1 per family member per visit. Learn more about the program and see if you qualify.