Indiana Judicial Center
30 S. Meridian Street, Ste. 900
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Angela Reid-Brown
Court Improvement Program Administrator

Pho: 317.232.1313

Michael Commons
Staff Attorney, Division of State Court Administration

Pho: 317.232.2542

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Court Improvement Program

The Court Improvement Program is a federal grant program administered by the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children, Youth and Families.  The program was established in 1994 as a response to the dramatic increase in child abuse and neglect cases and the expanded role of courts in... More about the Court Improvement Program »

News & Announcements

2014 CIP Grant Application now  available.  Application deadline August 14, 2014

The Indiana Court Improvement Program (CIP) is accepting applications for projects designed to improve the safety, well-being and permanency of children and families involved in Children in Need of Services (CHINS) and Termination of Parental Rights (TPR) proceedings. Applicants are encouraged to demonstrate their efforts at sustaining project operations through identification of goals, outcomes, and additional funding resources. Applicants proposing multi-county projects should submit a single application and designate one contact person. Applications that are not submitted by a court must have collaborated with and secured the support of the affected courts where the services are to be provided before proceeding with the application. A letter of support from the court must accompany the application.  Get Application  


Quarterly Report on CHINS Timeliness Measures due October 10, 2014

Reminder:  The 4th Quarterly Report on CHINS Timeliness Measures for federal fiscal year 2014 is due for all counties on October 10, 2014.

Get report forms, instructions, and a training video »