The new school year brings new clothing needs and the Trustee’s office is partnering with different organizations to help provide free clothing to families in need. Our office will not be accepting appointments for school clothes until July 5th. Contact our office for more details.

Required Documents for School Clothes Assistance

All applicants will be required to provide the following information.  There are no substitutes for documents.

  • Valid Indiana issued picture ID for all adults (18+) in the household, Permanent Resident Cards, Employment Authorization Card (must contain an ID Photo), Military active duty ID, consular ID along with ITIN, or valid passport.
  • Birth Certificates for all children in the household (originals). No copied birth certificates will be accepted.
  • Social Security cards for all members of the household (originals) or ITIN number. No photo copies will be accepted.
  • Signed lease or mortgage statement verifying residency. It must be a current least with an expiration date after July 2016.  Situations involving homeless applicants will be handled on a case-by-case basis
  • Verification of income (ie social security, pension, child support, wages, or unemployment benefits)
  • If working, all pay stubs for the previous 60-day period will need to be provided.
  • If the applicant has no income or is not working, a quarterly wage report documenting no income will need to be provided

All applicants will also need to provide documentation from the school in which each the child(ren) is enrolled as follows:

  • Indianapolis Public School
    • Student Summary: During the summer this may be obtained at the IPS Education Center. Please call for hours 317-226-4411
  • Lawrence Township School
    • Student Demographic Form: During the summer this may be obtained from the Lawrence Education and Community Center. Please call for hours 317-423-8200
  • Charter Schools
    • Letter on school’s letterhead containing the following information:
      • Child’s name
      • Child’s date of birth
      • Child’s home address
      • Name(s) of child’s legal guardian(s)
      • Verification that child is registered for classes for 2016-2017

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