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Suburban Indianapolis

Meeting the needs of our community in Suburban Indianapolis

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Indiana University Health has been a leading healthcare provider in central Indiana, providing high-quality, compassionate care and serving as an active, committed and contributing member of the communities within Hamilton and Hendricks counties.

Our Community InitiativesSlice

Access to Healthcare

IU Health West partners with Hope Healthcare Services  in Avon to help meet the needs of Hendricks County residents who continue to be un- or under-insured. Hope Healthcare serves more than 800 people each year with primary medical and dental care, chronic disease management and medication management. Multiple IU Health West physicians volunteer at the clinic, where medical and dental care is supported entirely by volunteer healthcare providers.

Our Community Initiatives

Access to Healthcare

IU Health West partners with Hope Healthcare Services  in Avon to help meet the needs of Hendricks County residents who continue to be un- or under-insured. Hope Healthcare serves more than 800 people each year with primary medical and dental care, chronic disease management and medication management. Multiple IU Health West physicians volunteer at the clinic, where medical and dental care is supported entirely by volunteer healthcare providers.

Community Partnerships

IU Health North Hospital has a strong presence across Indianapolis’ northern suburbs, and supports numerous not-for-profit and government agencies including schools, police and fire departments and six chambers of commerce. 

Other community partners include the Carmel Symphony Orchestra, Carmel Farmer’s Market, Trinity Free Clinic, Chaucie’s Place, Aspire Indiana, Inc., the Indiana Women in Need (I.W.I.N.) Foundation, Casting for Recovery, the Gabriel Project, Heart & Soul Clinic, Zionsville Farmer's Market and many others. IU Health North Hospital is also a founding partner of the Partnership for a Healthy Hamilton County, in conjunction with Community Health Network, Franciscan St. Francis Health Carmel and St. Vincent Carmel. This group seeks to improve and maintain the health of all county residents.

Obesity Prevention

IU Health West and the Town of Brownsburg partner to present the town’s farmers market May through September on the Town Hall Green. 

In addition to creating a venue for residents to access locally grown fresh produce, the hospital and the town are committed to supporting at-risk individuals and families by accepting WIC and SNAP payments for produce, and by providing a collection location for produce donations to Brownsburg food pantries. 

The market helps marry the message of healthy eating and physical activity, with frequent visits from the Brownsburg Parks Department for games, sports and other special events. The Brownsburg Farmers Market has been voted “Best of Hendricks County” by readers of the local paper for several years.

PreK-12 Education

As part of the IU Health-United Way “Kindergarten Countdown” partnership, IU Health West and the Avon School Corporation host a free, four-week kindergarten preparatory program (we refer to as “camp”) every June. 

The children invited to participate have been identified through the district’s kindergarten assessment as needing a boost in order to be ready to succeed in the classroom. The program is provided at no cost to the school district or to parents. Kindergarten teachers staff the classroom, with the help of more than 40 hospital volunteers over the course of the four weeks. They all help children learn classroom basics such as raising hands and walking in lines, and help set the stage for reading, writing and math success in the years ahead. Twenty-five children participated in the 2014 camp.

Celebrating Diversity 

As a dedicated member of our community, IU Health is committed to creating and sustaining a high-performing workforce by fully engaging diverse associates toward a common vision and mission. IU Health North Hospital celebrated our diversity with this tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr.