The Good Samaritan Network (GSN) is a network of non-profit agencies in the county. It assesses the true needs of its clients and assists them with county-wide support services while reducing duplication of effort. GSN offers life skills training through a series of structured courses that provide at-risk people with the skills necessary to provide for themselves and their families. It enables clients to take steps toward life changes that will break the cycle of poverty and poor choices.
Indiana Association of Community Corrections Act Counties
Community Corrections began to emerge as a statewide priority in Indiana in the late 1970's when the Indiana Lawyers Commission, key legislators, and representatives of the academic community began a collaboration which was to result in passage of Indiana's Community Corrections Grant Act by the Indiana General Assembly in 1979 under IC 11-12-1.In 1981, 3 pioneering programs were funded at a total amount of $250,000.