Children & Family Programs


Head Start
Provides educational and development services to low income families with children ages 3-5. Services include nutritional, dental and visual assistance; mental health and support services for children with disabilities. Parent participation is strongly encouraged.

Family Engagement
Assists Head Start families and the community with computer and tutorial services to improve reading and math skills, prepare for Indiana High School Equivalency exams, etc.

Emergency Needs

Emergency Need Pantry
The Emergency Need Pantry provides non-perishable staple food items for families in need. Diapers and formula are also available when funding permits. Call 812-425-4241 to be certain that needed items are available.

Second Helping Program
Distributes leftover and donated food to local shelters and soup kitchens.

Gibson County Clothing Bank
Provides gently used clothing. No appointment necessary.


Minority Health Initiative
CAPE’s Minority Health Initiative focuses on “eliminating health disparities” and enhancing the quality of life through education, advocacy, and quality health care services.