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Homework Help

Kid Info

This homework and reference site is divided into student, young children, teacher, and parent indexes that include sites with homework help, reference resource for students, tutorials and lesson plans.

Kids Konnect

KidsKonnect has kids homework and educational help - a safe Internet gateway for kids created & maintained by educators. KidsKonnect links to a variety of sites on different curriculums and interests.


The Internet's #1 Education Site for K-8

The World of Math Online

Homework Spot is a free homework information portal that features the very best K-12 homework-related sites together with engaging editorial in one high-utility, educational spot.

The Ultimate Science Fair Project Resource

Resources and ideas for science fair projects (may be more suitable to upper grades).

Reference Tools

Webster Dictionary

On-line version of Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, Tenth Edition

Yahoo! Kids

Kid friendly search engine and directory by Yahoo.

Fact Monster

This site, from the Learning Network, is loaded with facts for students from K-12. Included is a searchable atlas, almanac, dictionary, and encyclopedia.

Reading Links


This learn-to-read website is offered free as a public service. They also provide writing journals and books at a very low cost that can be used with the website or separately. Teachers around the country are using Starfall materials as an inexpensive way to make the classroom more fun and to inspire a love of reading and writing.

Guys Read

A lot of boys aren't too crazy about reading. This site was set up by funny author Jon Scieszka to help guys find books they like to read.

Educational Games

PBS Kids

All kinds of games, music, stories and activities with all your favorite PBS characters and shows like Between the Lions, Reading Rainbow, ZOOM, Maya & Miguel, Cyberchase, and the rest!

Professor Garfield

This learning portal is a fun interactive online environment where children can safely explore, learn and creatively express themselves. PGF provides children, parents, and teachers an opportunity to enhance and support classroom learning in new and innovative ways. It offers fun, engaging and transforming educational content for school children between kindergarten and 8th grade. The educational content is upgraded continuously and presented in a popular culture entertainment format. All of the content has been reviewed by educational experts and tested in classroom settings.


An innovative and interactive site especially designed for students with learning difficulties (sponsored by Chas. Schwab)

Game Goo

The Houghton Mifflin Company presents this interavtive game site that teaches kids literacy.

College Planning of Families of K-12 Students in Indiana

Trip to College makes college a reality for Indiana families. This K-12 step by step Parent Resource helps find and fund an Indiana College education.

Learning Page

Parents can download and print thousands of professionally produced, learning materials. Printable worksheets, FREE books, clip art, activities for preschool, kindergarten, first, second, and third grade can be downloaded.

Free Math Worksheets

Over 6000 free printable math worksheets including multiplication, division, addition, subtraction, fractions, integers, decimals, powers of ten, and graph paper.

Study Stack

Your children can use to memorize information about any subject. Use an existing studystack or create your own. (like flashcards)


Resources cover children ages 0-18, including tips on home schooling or preparing for college, parenting articles, lists of skills that students should have at specific grade levels (K-8), and a toolkit for children with learning disabilities.

Family TLC

Parenting tips, family activities, articles on child development, and many child-friendly and age-appropriate activities are featured on this site.

Homework Hotline



 A Better Way    765-747-9107
A Better Way provides a safe, residential shelter for victims of domestic violence. 
 Academy of Model Aeronautics/Museum    765-287-1256 or 1-800-435-9262
Interesting air and flight museum for all ages containing model airplanes, hands-on displays, and step-back-in-time street shops. 
 Adult Activities (YWCA)      765-284-3345
The Adult Activities program provides adults with activities to stimulate their skills, interests, health, and/or recreation needs. 
 Affirmative Action   Indianapolis, IN      317-232-8029 
 After Baby Comes    765-741-1073
Located at Ball Memorial Hospital. After Baby Comes Class offers instruction in feeding the new baby, providing  proper play, and knowing how to recognize when a physical should be called. 
 After School Friends (Big Brothers and Big Sisters)      765-284-4141
This is an after-school program providing mentoring relationships and activities between South View Elementary students and volunteers who have been screened and trained. The program runs for 30 weeks during the school year. 
 After-School Program (YMCA)      765-288-4448
The After-School Program provides a variety of daily activities:  swimming, arts & crafts, tutoring, karate, Red Cross baby sitting class, board games, cooking, and more.  Activities are supervised by a paid and volunteer staff with structured programs geared to encourage young people to remain free of alcohol, tobacco. and other drugs. 
 After-School Tutoring in Reading     765-285-8540
Ball State University Teachers College, Muncie, IN 
 American Red Cross Disaster Assistance Program      765-284-3361
The American Red Cross Disaster Assistance Program, Hoosier Heartland Chapter, provides assistance to disaster victims with immediate emergency needs of food, clothing, and shelter, including families that are victims of fire. 
 Apple Tree Child Development Center (YMCA)      765-286-0616
A cooperative effort with Ball State University, the Apple Tree Child Development Center s a full-time and part-time child care center. 
 Ask Rose     1-877-ASK-ROSE
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology's Homework Hotline provides  FREE  math and science homework help to Indiana students.
 Baby Care -Christian Ministries     765-288-0601
The Baby Care program helps mothers who are not on the WIC program to receive low-iron or no-iron formula, diapers, and clothing for their babies. 
 Ball State Speech, Language and Hearing Clinic      765-285-8160
This program offers individual and group therapy for all speech, language, and hearing disorders.  Diagnostic tests are given before enrollment.
 Behavioral Sciences , Hillcroft Services  765-284-4166
An assessment of the behavioral needs of the individual is provided with input from parents, teacher, caregivers and other persons involved. 
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Delaware County, Inc.      765-284-4141
A child is matched in a one-to-one friendship with a screened and trained volunteer who acts as a mentor and role model.  Volunteers make a commitment of a minimum of nine months in which to build a quality and consistent relationship, ideally providing weekly contact. 
 Boy Scouts of America (Crossroads of America Council)      765-288-0223
The mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to serve others by helping to instill values in young people and in other ways prepare them to make ethical choices over their lifetimes and achieve their full potential. 
 Boys and Girls Club of Muncie      765-282-4461
The Muncie Boys and Girls Club offers physical education, social recreation tutoring, arts and crafts, computer lab, basketball leagues and cooking classes. Many of the programs  are age specific  and are  drop-in activities.
 Bracken Library      765-285-5143
Located at Ball State University Bracken Library contains more than 1,500,000 books, periodicals, newspapers, audio-visual materials, and government publications.  Residents of Indiana are eligible to obtain a library card in order to avail themselves of basic library services, although usage of audio-visual materials is restricted to students staff and faculty members. 
 Brother to Brother      765-747-4750
Brother to Brother is a mentoring program for boys from 8 to 18 years of age. 
 Bureau of Developmental Disabilities Services      765-288-6516
BDDS is apart of the Family l and Social Services administrative agency that helps people to help themselves. 
 Child Care Resource and Referral      765-284-0887
This program maintains a data base for area child-care services in order to assist families in locating their desired type of child care. 
 Child Information Services-Child Find      765-284-4166
A database of information on all services for children and families in Delaware County and how to obtain those services. 
 Child Protection Services (Delaware County)      765-751-9565
The purpose of Child Protection Services is to receive and investigate reports of child abuse and neglect. 
 Children's Clothing Center of Delaware County, Inc.      765-289-4490
With referrals from the children's schools, parents can obtain clothing from the Children's Clothing Center of Delaware County, Inc.
 Christmas Gift Lift Program      765-288-1924
In the Christmas Gift Lift Program, donated gifts are collected and wrapped by volunteers who them match the gifts with resident in area nursing homes and patients in psychiatric and medical facilities.  
Managed Health Services
Mental Health Association in Delaware County    765-288-1924 
Cornerstone Center for the Arts    765-281-9503 
After school program for children in visual arts, music, dance and theater. 
 Creative Child Care      765-747-5257 
 Before and after school care for your children. The Program is available at all of our elementary schools. 
 Day Camp (Buley Center)    765-747-4769
Dennis Terrell - director. Youngsters from kindergarten through middle school and,  possibly high school. A Day Camp program which provides activities for children in the summer and after school hours. 
 Delaware Counseling Services, CMHS, Inc.   Meridian Services   765-288-1928
Delaware Counseling Services provide general outpatient services, including initial and continuing evaluation, psychological evaluation, treatment for individuals (all ages), couples, families, ad groups for children and adults, and coordination of treatment with other agencies and staff of other disciplines. 
 Delaware County 4-H Clubs and Youth Program      765-747-7732
Twenty-one 4-H clubs in Delaware county offer young people from the first grade through the senior year in school opportunities to join an educational program to learn about careers, life, and leadership skills. 
 Delaware CASA Program      765-747-7875
Community volunteers who speak for the best interests of children in court cases.  
 Delaware County Child Abuse Prevention Council    765-751-9565
The Delaware County Child Abuse Prevention Council seeks to educate and to provide information about strategies to prevent child abuse.
 Delaware County Cooperative Extension Office      765-747-7732
The Extension Office provides unbiased scientific information on agriculture, family youth and community.
 Delaware County Health Department      765-747-7721
The goals of the Delaware County Health Department are primarily prevention of disease and health promotion, focusing on the health of the entire community. 
 Delaware County Step Ahead Council   (ACTION)   765-289-2313
The Council seeks to empower parents and all caregivers to provide a safe, happy and healthy environment in order to enable every child in Delaware County to reach his or her potential. 
 Education Program (Cancer Services of Delaware County)      765-284-9063
The education program offers literature and information on cancer awareness.
 Emergency Room and Poison Control     765-747-3241 
Ball Memorial Hospital's emergency room provides 24 - hour medical treatment to persons needing immediate assistance.
 Gateway Health Clinic, Inc.    765-747-9757  
Office Hours  8:30-3:30 T, W, Th
 Kiwanis Club    765-643-8133
The Glasses Fund provides money for glasses for students who cannot afford them.  Any low-income student of the Muncie Community Schools may be eligible.  Applicants should contact the school nurse to apply for this service.
 Habitat for Humanity     765-286-5739 
This is a Christian housing mission designed to help build houses for low-income families. 
 Head Start Program      765-288-3000 
Head Start is a comprehensive program which provides for the developmental needs of pre-school children with educational, social, medical, dental, nutritional and mental health services.  The goal is to bring about a higher level of knowledge for children of low-income families and to involve the family and community in the program's activities.
 Icerman Dental Clinic      765-747-5366
Located at the Dental Clinic, Muncie Area Career Center. Qualified dentists from the community provide operative dental care to school-age children through cooperative efforts by Muncie Community  Schools, the Delaware County Dental Society, and Muncie Kiwanis.  Children are referred to this service through their school nurse.  The program aids the low-income population. 
 Juvenile Aid     765-747-4873
Muncie Juvenile Aid Division Juvenile Aid's mission is to prevent and control juvenile delinquency and to investigate all criminal offenses  against children. 
 Kidz Korner  Child Care     765-284-4869
The school-age program offers before and after school-child care. The program also offers child care on emergency school closings, early release from school closings and delays, early release from school and school vacations. A summer camp program is available as well.
 March of Dimes    1-317-262-4668
March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation-Indiana Educational material related to prevention of birth defects and infant mortality is available for schools, clinics, and individuals.  A public health information catalog is also available.  materials are very reasonably priced. 
 Minnetrista Cultural Center and Oakhurst Gardens     765-282-4848
The mission of the Minnetrista Cultural Center is to provide life-long learning experiences in art, history, and science for the people of East Central Indiana and beyond. The mission of Oakhurst Gardens is to create awareness, understanding, and appreciation of our natural environment.  Exhibits are offered throughout the year.
 Motivate Our Minds    765-289-1990
The Motivate Our Minds program provides tutoring for at-risk students from the first through the eighth grade in the Muncie Metro Area.  The Program Coordinator will design a tutoring program for each child based on his/her individual need.  Students also participate in recreation, field trips, dances, theater, arts and crafts, library instruction, computer instruction, and academics.  Daily snacks are provided.  In addition to the East Highland Street Center, Motivate Our Minds' tutoring is available at the Multi-Center, the Buley Center and the Ross Center. 
 Muncie Children's Museum    765-286-1660
The MCM is a vibrant place to which children and families come to explore, discover, and learn.  Our mission is to enhance learning with exciting, hands-on interactive exhibits and programs for children from pre-school through the fourth grade. Our exhibits include Garfield Cartooning, Model Railroad, Dinosaurs, Water Works, Learn Not to Burn House, Under Indiana, Animal Acts, Farmyard, Semi-Truck, Market, Middletown, Exploraspace, Shafer Hall, and Outdoor Learning Center.
 Muncie Community Schools' Creative Child Care Program     765-747-5257 
Coordinated through the Muncie Area Career Center.
 Muncie Parks and Recreation    765-747-4858
Every summer the Muncie Parks and Recreation Department provides programs to engage the interest of youngsters.
 Muncie Public Library    765-747-8200
The Muncie Public Library provides books (300,00), magazines (900), compact discs (12,000), videotapes (20,000), audiotapes (7,500), CD-ROMs, newspapers, and laser discs, etc.  Programs are available for pre-schoolers, school-age children, and adults.   
 Occupational Therapy    765-747-3239
Occupational Therapy provides services for rehabilitation unit patients, hospital inpatients and outpatients from infants to adults.  If focuses on self-care and home management, equipment recommendations, pediatric treatment, evaluations, and treatment. 
 Open Door/BMH Health Care, Inc.     765-747-2975
The Open Door/BMH Health Care is a not-for-profit community health center that serves Delaware and surrounding counties.
 Parents Encouraging Parents  765-215-1868 
Community Resource Center for Families. An independent not for profit organization providing outreach to support parents and their students in achieving academic and holistic success by connecting parents with resources including peer support, access to experts and community partners to help bridge communication gaps between parents, schools and the community. 
 Police Athletic Club (P.A.L. Club)     765-747-4861
The Police Athletic Club provides recreational activities for the young (6 to 18 years old) such as bowling, boxing, karate, acrobatics, basketball, baseball, and football.  Apply at the Police Department.
 Project Leadership
             Project Leadership, housed in the Muncie Area Career Center, provides assistance to families of eligible 7th and 8th grade students who are eligible for Indiana’s Twenty-first Century Scholars program by meeting with those students to help them fill out the enrollment form.  The students then take the enrollment forms home for the parents to complete and return to their school.  Project Leadership personnel then complete the enrollment submission online.  Project Leadership also has a mentoring program for those same students as they enter high school.  The goal is to help them successfully complete high school graduation requirements and enroll in a post-secondary educational setting.  You can reach Project Leadership by emailing Dick Daniel ( or Julie McGee (, or calling them at 747-5250,  
 Recreation Department     765-747-5446
The purpose of this program is to set up various programs of interest and need throughout the community on school and park properties.
 Ross Center     765-747-4741
Ross Center offers a variety of community services, such as basketball and volleyball for children and adults, line dancing, and after-school kids cafeteria. 
 Roy C. Buley Community Center    765-747-4769
The mission of the Roy C. Buley Community Center is to make available, through the best use of all resources, human services that will enhance the quality of life of those in this community.
 Special Education Co-0p     765-747-5448
The Delaware County Special Education Cooperative administers PL 94-142:  This consists of programs for those who are mildly and moderately retarded. severely and profoundly handicapped mentally, seriously handicapped emotionally, learning disabled, handicapped in communicating, or physically handicapped, including the homebound.
 The Indiana Partnerships Center - 
Working to empower parents about their rights and responsibilities pertaining to their children’s education.
 United Day Care - 765-282-1742 
The United Day Care Center provides quality, licensed child care and early childhood education.
 United Way of Delaware County    765-288-5586  
 United Way's Resource Center is a central referral source that links non-profit groups to human resources.
 Wapehani Girl Scout Council    765-378-3373
The Wapehani Girl Scout Council provides a number of activity centers for Girl Scout meetings, which last for two hours a session.  An "activity center" is a troop specifically designed to reach girls in under served areas.  Usually facilitated by a staff member, activity centers encourage parents and other adult volunteers to become involved in a helping or leadership capacity.
 WIC     765-289-6180
This program offers nutrition education, supplemental foods, medical screening and referral services.
 Work One   765-289-1861
Job Corps offers free vocational training and basic education to disadvantaged youth.
YMCA, Muncie Family    765-288-4448
The YMCA provides recreational and physical activities for families and racquetball are available for all age groups and clubs--call for details.