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.

Artesians Childcare

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.




Free and Reduced Lunch Opportunities
To learn more about our free and reduced lunch services for students attending the MSD of Martinsville, please visit

Clothing and School Supplies 
If your child is in need of school supplies or clothing, please contact your child’s school for assistance.



Rent 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 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


Child Care Assistance Voucher Program
Child care financial assistance to those who qualify.
Tel  765-342-2476

Morgan County Division of Family Resources
Tel 800-403-0864

Clothing/ Household Items

Churches in Mission
Tel 765-341-6652


Tel 765-342-6616

Family Services Association
Tel 765-342-0202

Bloomington Hospital Psychiatric Services
Tel 765-352-2100

Liberty Psychological Services
Tel 342-1786

Bridges Counseling
Tel  317-831-9764

Southpointe Psychological Group
Tel  317-831-9764

Bloomington Meadows
Tel 1-800-972-4410


Domestic Violence

Desert Rose Foundation
Tel  765-342-7673

Middle Way House
24 Hour Crisis Line

National Domestic Violence/Rape Hotline
Tel  1-800-332-7385

Department of Child Services
Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline
Tel 1 800 800-5556
24 Hour Hotline

Martinsville Head Start
Tel 765-342-1599
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.
Tel 765-349-0709


Emergency Food and Shelter

CAP Office
Assistance with food pantry options, utilities, and section viii housing.
Tel 765-342-1518

Community Service Center
Tel 765-342-6661 (shelter)

Community Food and Nutrition

Food Stamps
Tel 765-342-7101

Women, Infant, Children (WIC)
Tel 765-349-9566

Community Medical Services

Tel  765-342-7101

Morgan County Health Department
Email  [email protected]
Tel 765 -342-6621

National Poison Control
Tel  1-800-222-1222

365 Pet Insurance
Pet Owners Experiencing Homelessness


Community Recreation and Learning Opportunities

Martinsville City Park Pool
Tel  765-349-5397

Tel  765-342-6688
Financial aid available

Morgan County Public Library
Tel 765-342-3451

Girl Scouts of America
Tel 317-924-6800
Toll-Free 1-855-GSCIN-4U

Scouts of America
Tel 765-349-5547

4-H Organization
Tel 765-342-1010