Community Resources

Useful neighborhood resources around the Indianapolis community.

  • Indiana Recycling Coalition

    A complete listing of area recycling drop-off points in Indianapolis is available through the Indiana Recycling Coalition. They have a great mapping tool to find a recycling facility near you.

    For more information visit www.indianarecycling.org or call 317.632.5915.

  • Citizens Transfer Station (Trash Disposal)

    Open Saturdays from 8am to 4pm, citizens may bring any household trash (except appliances containing Freon, household hazardous waste, large amounts of brush and construction debris) and dump for $2 per carload and $5 per truck load (closed the Saturday before Christmas and New Year’s Day). 2324 S. Belmont

  • Mayor's Neighborhood Liaisons

    Your Mayor’s Neighborhood Liaison is your direct link to Mayor Hogsett’s office, as well as any city department and service. Neighborhood Liaisons serve as a bridge between citizens and city government, acting as ombudsmen and providing a communication link between neighborhoods and the City.

    Northwest Center Region – Betty Smith-Beecher, 429-7806

    Northeast Center Region  – Charles Ingram, 777-2391

    Downtown Center East Region – Paul Ross, 452-0336

    South Center Region  – Lisa Laflin, 452-0316

    Northwest Outer Region  – Mary Chalmers, 833-4530

    North Outer Region  – Mark Warner, 429-7807

    Northeast Outer Region – Gary Loveless, 833-4938

    East Outer Region – Karen Lightbourne, 833-4933

    South & Southeast Outer Region – Kelly Foulk, 429-7807

    West & Southwest Outer Region – Kelly Carter, 408-1991

     

  • Mayor's Action Center

    The Mayor’s Action Center (MAC) provides the citizens of Indianapolis and Marion County with one central organization to contact for requesting service, obtaining information or registering complaints.  This can be done by calling the MAC at 327-4MAC (4622) or by submitting your request online at www.indy.gov/RequestIndy.

  • Indy Crime Watch

    North District:

    Gerardo E. Becerra, Crime Watch Specialist  |  327-3781  |  E. 30th St.

    Downtown District:

    Tony Brown, Community Relations Officer  |  327-6515  |  39 West Jackson Place, Suite 500

    East District:

    Steve Talley, Crime Watch Specialist  |  327-6265  |  201 N. Shadeland Ave.

    Northwest District:

    Diane Moorman, Crime Watch Specialist  |  327-6572  |  3821 N Industrial Blvd.

    Southeast District:

    Ann Westropp, Crime Watch Specialist  |  327-6365  |  1150 Shelby St.

    Southwest District:

    Stephen Magnuson, Crime Watch Specialist  |  327-6465  |  551 N King Ave.


    A Block Club is a self-help cooperative effort to reduce crime and fear of crime.  This is achieved by citizens, law enforcement, and local government working together.  Members of a Block Club are not asked to be vigilantes or to assume the role of the police.  However, they assist law enforcement by observing and reporting.

  • Health and Hospital Corporation of Marion County

    General Information:   221-2000    Formal Complaint Line:   221-2141

    Department of Vector Borne Disease Prevention

    Mosquito-Borne Disease – Reduces the potential of mosquito-borne disease through control measures directed toward elimination of both larvae and adult mosquitoes.  Conducts complete larviciding and adulticiding procedures.  Implements biological control and source reduction measures to reduce mosquito population.  Special investigations and control measures are conducted for problem bees, hornets, bats and or birds.

    Chuck Dulla                                                    221-7440

    4001 East 21st Street

    Indianapolis, IN  46218

    Tool Loan Program – Provides tools (brooms, rakes, shovels, etc.) to volunteers for neighborhood clean-up projects.

    Mark Foster                                                    221-7584

    223 N Lynn St.

    Indianapolis, IN  46222

    Rodent Control – Identifies rodent infestations and environmental conditions that promote rodent infestation.  Provides baiting services to eliminate breeding sites.    221-7588

  • Indianapolis Neighborhood Resource Center

    1802 North Illinois Street   Indianapolis, IN 46202      920-0330     www.inrc.org

    Neighborhood Organization Assistance Programs – Provides the tools and skills necessary to neighborhood organizations so that they can set their own priorities and effectively address the issues which affect their neighborhoods’ quality of life.  Services can include information and/or training on how to: get a neighborhood association started, run an effective meeting, write a grant, write a newsletter, get involved with the zoning process, resolve conflicts, or develop a strategic plan.

  • Marion Superior Court Probation Division

    Georgette Sims, Community Work Services Coordinator   327-8258 

    200 E. Washington Street   Suite T322       Indianapolis, IN 46204

    Can provide up to 15 community service workers to perform community service projects.

  • ToxDrop & eCycle Programs

    City of Indianapolis ToxDrop

    The City of Indianapolis offers four locations in Marion County where residents can drop off household hazardous waste and electronics for recycling at no charge. Call 3274869. Click here to learn more.

    Best Buy Recycling Program

    Best Buy accepts computers, TVs, and many other electronics at their stores.  Click here for details.

  • Guide to Green Infrastructure

    There are many projects any community can do to reduce storm water runoff. Click here to learn more.

  • Indiana Native Plant & Wildflower Society (INPAWS)

    We need native plants, and lots of kinds of them, to sustain life in our ecosystem. Biodiversity has been nature’s way of ensuring the survival of species. We need to bring back the variety of native plants that has sustained life for millions of years!

    Click here to learn more.