We believe a strong connection with our community is important to the success of our schools and to the future of our children. Below are opportunities for our community and our district to work together to create a positive impact on our students. In addition, please see our list of local community services available to assist parents, guardians, and children.
The MSD of Martinsville is pleased to announce a partnership with Artesians Childcare offering daycare services to MSD of Martinsville employees and residents of Martinsville. Artesians Childcare is now accepting applications for children six (6) weeks to 5 years old. Hours of operation will be Monday – Friday, 6:30 AM – 6 PM, at the Central Education Center (CEC), 389 East Jackson St.
Artesians Childcare offers:
- FDA approved meals
- Mother Goose Preschool Curriculum
- High Safety and Communication Standards, utilizing Tadpoles ™ technology.
Prices vary for MSD of Martinsville employees depending on all year vs. academic-year care.
To learn more and tour the facility, please contact Artesians Childcare by email, [email protected], or by telephone @ 317-431-2235.
Artesian Gold Card
The Artesian Gold Card is a pass allowing free general admission to any Bell Intermediate Academy, Wooden Middle, or Martinsville High School sponsored (after-school) event including choir, band, and orchestra performances, school plays, and all athletic contests at home.
The Gold Card program is an opportunity to honor our senior citizens and their support. We are grateful for the young at heart in our community.
- Must be 62 or older
- Must be a resident within the MSD of Martinsville (Baker, Clay, Green, Jefferson, Ray, or Washington Township)
How it works*:
- Present your Gold Card to the ticket taker for admission. (Card must be with you to obtain free admission.)
General admission seating only. (Reserved seating sections do not apply to the Gold Card program.)
- Gold cards will be distributed through mail only and are not kept at schools.
- Cards do not have to be renewed.
*Note: For certain events, the Gold Card will not be valid. Example, IHSAA tournament events and fine arts performances sponsored by outside groups such as ISSMA.
STUDENTS DURING THE SCHOOL DAY
Free and Reduced Lunch Opportunities
To learn more about our free and reduced lunch services for students attending the MSD of Martinsville, please visit artiescafe.org
Clothing and School Supplies
If your child is in need of school supplies or clothing, please contact your child’s school for assistance.
SERVICES IN OUR COMMUNITY
Child Care Assistance Voucher Program
Child care financial assistance to those who qualify.
Morgan County Division of Family Resources
Clothing/ Household Items
Churches in Mission
Family Services Association
Bloomington Hospital Psychiatric Services
Liberty Psychological Services
Southpointe Psychological Group
Desert Rose Foundation
Middle Way House
24 Hour Crisis Line
National Domestic Violence/Rape Hotline
Department of Child Services
Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline
Tel 1 800 800-5556
24 Hour Hotline
Martinsville Head Start
For children ages 3-5
Morgan County First Steps
The organization assists families of newborns to children up to 3 years of age with special needs. Developmental Screening available at no charge for families.
Emergency Food and Shelter
Assistance with food pantry options, utilities, and section viii housing.
Community Service Center
Tel 765-342-6661 (shelter)
Community Food and Nutrition
Women, Infant, Children (WIC)
Community Medical Services
Morgan County Health Department
Email [email protected]
Tel 765 -342-6621
National Poison Control
Community Recreation and Learning Opportunities
Martinsville City Park Pool
Financial aid available
Morgan County Public Library
Girl Scouts of America
Scouts of America