If your child has experienced the loss of a family member or friend, our school psychologists, guidance counselors, social workers and family service coordinators (see below) are available to assist your child with emotional support while in school. Please contact your child’s teacher, school administration or principal to make arrangements.
Resources for Parents
For students who are in crisis or would like to speak to a judgment-free counselor, support is always available. Please ask for help.
The MSD of Martinsville offers an anonymous TIPLINE. Please use this resource to help us prevent young people from behaving dangerously to themselves or others.
The MSD of Martinsville recognizes the importance of parental and community involvement in education. The mission of the family service coordinators is to link home, school, and community in order to assist students in reaching their full potential. Family Service Coordinators offer:
Help in Your Home with Personal Visits
Help for School and/or Home Behavior Concerns
Referrals to Community Resources
For questions, please contact our family service coordinators:
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.
The Indiana Emergency Rental Assistance (IERA) program is currently accepting applications from Indiana renters who are behind on their rent and/or utility payments. Eligible Hoosiers can receive up to 15 months of assistance in past-due and forward-facing rent and utilities which includes electric, gas, water/wastewater, and bulk fuel. To qualify for assistance, a household must meet three criteria – be at or below 80% of the area median income, have been financially impacted by COVID-19, and be at risk of homelessness or housing instability.
Renters experiencing a hardship are encouraged to apply for assistance at www.IndianaHousingNow.org or by calling 2-1-1.
Applications are available in English and Spanish.
Additional information about the program or the other housing-related assistance provided by the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority (IHCDA) at https://www.in.gov/ihcda/homeowners-and-renters/rental-assistance/