For 14.5 million children in America living in poverty, challenges outside the classroom can stand in the way of success inside the classroom.
Communities In Schools is a nationwide network of passionate professionals working in public schools to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life.
Communities In Schools of Clark County (CIS of Clark County) is a nonprofit organization-serving students throughout Clark County, Indiana. We are one of 187 local affiliates of the national organization Communities In Schools.
For more than 40 years, Communities In Schools has been helping students achieve in school, graduate and go on to bright futures.
Today 1.314 million students are served nationwide. For the past 15 years, CIS of Clark County has served tens of thousands of students in Clark County.
During the 2015-2016 school year,
CIS of Clark County touched the lives of over
Why We Do It
Communities In Schools works in schools full time to remove barriers by building one-on-one relationships that empower students to stay in school and succeed in life.
Because we’re in schools all day – every day, we see the unique needs of each student and partner with teachers and the community to address them. Whether it’s clean clothes, help with schoolwork, or emotional support to help a child cope with and recover from a traumatic event, we connect students with the relationships and resources they need to succeed.