EDUCATION & OUTREACH

Learning and Growing

Our activities and workshops are designed with the specific needs of single parents in mind.

For questions, please email us at info@singleparentconnection.org

or complete the contact form below.

 

Be sure to register for all events and workshops early. Space is limited!

Note: Single Parents who complete at least (1) learning workshop throughout the year will automatically be eligible to attend this year's Single Parent Christmas Event.

We hope to see you soon!

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2022 SCHEDULED ACTIVITIES

In The Community - Making a Difference

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SINGLE PARENT CONTINUING EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP

Single Parent Connection Inc.'s mission is to improve self-sufficiency and strengthen single parent families through education, empowerment and support.

As part of this commitment, we proudly announce our 2nd Annual Single Parent Continuing Education Scholarship.

Central Indiana single parents who are currently enrolled in an accredited college, university or trade school are welcome to apply for our $1,000 education scholarship.

The application period is open April 1st - July 1st.  The winner will be announced 8/11 via our Facebook page.

Single Parents...It's time to pursue your dreams!

Click the Apply button below for complete details and application.

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TOILETRY AND NECESSITY ASSISTANCE

If you are a single parent who is struggling to provide basic necessities for your family, Single Parent Connection cares and wants to help. 

We will provide toiletries and other necessities to help families in need.

This event will take place Saturday, June 25th from 12:30pm - 1:30pm (following the Boys to Men Workshop) in

The Blended Church Community Center - 2215 Country Club Rd. Indianapolis, IN 46234.

Registration is required and must be submitted no later than Tuesday, June 7th.

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COMMUNITY RESOURCE FAIR AND SCHOOL SUPPLY ASSISTANCE

Single Parent Connection Inc. wants you to GET CONNECTED!
 

Join us Saturday, July 23rd from 10:30am - 12:30pm in The Blended Church Community Center - 2215 Country Club Rd. Indianapolis, IN 46234

This is a One Day, One Stop Community Resource Fair providing an opportunity for single parents to learn about free or low-cost resources and services.

Information Tables, School Supplies, Giveaways and more...We hope to see you there!

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SUPPORTING SINGLE PARENT CONNECTION INC.

Can't sing? No problem! Looking for something fun and different to do on a Saturday night? We've got you! Join us for BINGO with a Twist!

Saturday, September 24th from 6:30pm - 8:30pm, you're invited to join us for a night filled with fun, games, prizes, a live DJ and MORE!

Our game night fundraiser will take place at Cowork1010 located at The Pyramids Building One - 3500 DePauw Blvd. 11th Floor Indianapolis, IN 46268

A Free Will Donation will be collected during this event (suggested minimum $10), which helps us continue our mission of helping single parent families.

This is an Adult Only event and childcare will not be provided. Please register below to let us know you're coming...we can't wait to see you!

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SINGLE PARENT CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION

Christmas comes but once a year, let's get together for some holiday cheer! December 2022, SPCI will host our 6th Annual Single Parent Christmas Celebration. Parents who attend and participate in at least (1) Smart Money Management workshop this year are automatically eligible to attend this event.

Registration is required and space is limited. Event details will be shared with registered families.

The registration form should only be completed if the workshop requirement has been met and an invitation has been received from us via email.

 We hope to see you there!

 
 

2022 SCHEDULED WORKSHOPS

Education and Outreach - Learning and Growing

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SMART MONEY MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP
BUDGETING MADE EASY

Single Parents, in this time of economic uncertainty, learn what it takes to get your family's finances on the right track!
Join us Tuesday, March 22nd and May 10th via Zoom from 6-7pm for this Smart Money Management Budgeting Workshop, created specifically for single parents.

Note: Single Parents who complete at least (1) learning workshop throughout the year will automatically be eligible to attend this year's Single Parent Christmas Event.

 

During this workshop we will:

Create a personal budget

Understand and calculate your debt-to-income ratio

Discover ways to stop drowning in debt by using easy repayment plans that work

 

The following items are suggested for this workshop:

Paper, Pencil, Calculator, 2 most recent pay stubs and a Positive Attitude!

There are 2 ways to attend this workshop:
Connect using the Zoom App on your smart phone or tablet.
Connect via the Zoom Website at https://zoom.us/join.

Log in information will be sent to all registered participants via email.

Learn in your PJ's! No Cost Required! No babysitter needed! No Excuses!
Don't forget to register below to receive your meeting ID number and password.

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SMART MONEY MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP
UNDERSTANDING, MANAGING AND REBUILDING CREDIT

Single Parents, let's work together to improve your family's financial future!
Join us Tuesday, March 29th and May 17th via Zoom from 6-7pm for this Smart Money Management Credit Workshop, created specifically for single parents.

This workshop will help participants understand credit and scoring, learn the truth regarding common credit myths and discover ways to establish and maintain a good credit rating.

Note: Single Parents who complete at least (1) learning workshop throughout the year will automatically be eligible to attend this year's Single Parent Christmas Event.

 

There are 2 ways to attend this workshop:
Connect using the Zoom App on your smart phone or tablet.
Connect via the Zoom Website at https://zoom.us/join.

Log in information will be sent to all registered participants via email.
 

Learn in your PJ's! No Cost Required! No babysitter needed! No Excuses!
Don't forget to register below to receive your meeting ID number and password.

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BOYS TO MEN WORKSHOP SERIES

Single parents who are raising young men...check this workshop out!

Single Parent Connection Inc., in partnership with the Men's Ministry of The Blended Church Presents:

The Boys to Men Workshop Series

Purpose: To help young men, ages 12-18, achieve personal development and success as they transition from Boyhood to Manhood

 

When: June 4th, 11th, 18th and 25th from 10:30am -12:30pm

 

Where: Week 1 - The Mcdonald Residence, Week 2-4 The Blended Church Community Center (2215 Country Club Rd. Indianapolis, IN 46234)

 

Week 1 - June 4th

Learning to Fish and Bar-b-Que (This workshop will be held at the Mcdonald residence - Zip Code 46268). The complete address will be shared with registered participants.

 

Week 2 - June 11th

Automotive Maintenance: How to complete an oil change, change a flat tire and charge a dead battery

 

Week 3 - June 18th

Identifying/Using tools and Electrical/Plumbing safety, how to use a lawnmower

 

Week 4 - June 25th

Life Skills - Shaving, preparing for a job interview (appropriate dress, personal hygiene, etc.), how to tie a necktie

 

When: July 9th, 16th, 23rd and 30th from 10:30am -12:30pm

 

Where: The Blended Church Community Center (2215 Country Club Rd. Indianapolis, IN 46234)

Week 1 - July 9th

How to tie a necktie (refresher), greeting a potential employer (handshake, eye contact, body language, etc.), mock interview practice

 

Week 2 - July 16th

Self-respect and respect for others, establishing and maintaining healthy relationships, self-love and acceptance, building self-esteem - Knowing who you are and your worth

 

Week 3 - July 23rd

Anger Management and Conflict Resolution

 

Week 4 - July 30th

Financial Literacy – Budgeting, Saving, Managing Debt, Giving

 

 

Registration is required and must be submitted no later than Saturday, May 28th or until all spaces are filled. Please use the registration link below.

Note: If all spaces are filled, remaining applicants will be placed on a waiting list and notified when space becomes available for this or future Boys to Men workshops.

New This Year!  BOYS TO MEN 2.0 WORKSHOP SERIES

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SMART MONEY MANAGEMENT - THE BASICS OF MONEY

Join us in welcoming Primerica Licensed Financial Advisors Susanna and Jordan Phillips as they lead Smart Money Management covering The Basics of Money.

This workshop takes place Tuesday, July 19th via Zoom from 6-7:30pm. Learn all about The Rule of 72, Debt Stacking, Cash Cycle vs. Debt Cycle and more!

Participants will be eligible to receive a Personalized Financial Needs Analysis ($2,000 value) FREE OF CHARGE!

Note: Single Parents who complete at least (1) learning workshop throughout the year will automatically be eligible to attend this year's Single Parent Christmas Event.

There are 2 ways to attend this workshop:
Connect using the Zoom App on your smart phone or tablet.
Connect via the Zoom Website at https://zoom.us/join.

Learn in your PJ's! No Cost Required! No babysitter needed! No Excuses!

Don't forget to register to receive your meeting ID number and password. Space is limited!

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HEALING THE HEART - SINGLE PARENT WORKSHOP

Join us in welcoming Breaking Cycles 365 Founder, Ayanna Jones and Single Parent Connection Inc. Founder, Dionne Brown, as they lead this workshop focused on healing after traumatic experiences. Healing the Heart will take place Saturday, August 13th from 11am - 1pm in the Pyramids (Building One)

3500 Depauw Blvd. Indianapolis, IN 46268. Lunch will be provided. Space is limited, so be sure to register early!

Healing is the first step to successful single parenting. Join us and let's start this journey together!

 

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