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4117 S. 240 W., Suite 200A
Morocco, IN 47963
Regional Manager: Terrance Ciboch
Local Office Director: Ron S. Fisher
Telephone Number: 219-285-2206
Fax Number: 219-285-8206
Office Hours: 8AM-4:30PM, Central Time Zone
Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline: 1 800 800-5556
Hotline Hours: 24 Hours
The Step Ahead, Indiana Collaboration Project was founded in 1991 with the purpose of strengthening our families by identifying the needs of the local communities and utilizing state funding to provide programs to fill those needs. Throughout the years, Step Ahead Councils have undergone some major transformations and the Newton County Step Ahead Council remains an active part of our local community.
Council Coordinator, Diane Gonczy, is frequently referred to as “Our Fearless Leader” because of her personal convictions. She cares deeply about our community and our children. She is willing to tackle any and all projects to benefit the community with her excellent problem solving skills. Diane is a resident of Newton County and lives in Morocco, Indiana.
Since becoming the Newton County Step Ahead Coordinator in 2006, she has put the Council Mission (to improve the quality of life for Newton County residents) into action.
Newton County Step Ahead accolades:
Diane has left her mark on the Newton County community and through her efforts has made it a better place to live by putting us a Step Ahead.
Diane and her husband, Robert, have been married for 14 years and are the proud parents of two children: Gabe (13) and Garrett (11). In her spare time, Diane loves to spend time with her family, travel and is an avid reader. Diane is a member of the Coalition for a Drug Free Newton County, Newton County Child Protection and Prevent Child Abuse Teams, Local Eli Lilly Scholarship Committee, Newton County Purdue Extension Board, Healthy Families Advisory Board, Phi Theta Kappa Society and Morocco Projects Unlimited.