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Donate to the Kids First Trust Fund!
If you already have a license plate, you can make a donation to the Kids First Trust Fund online by clicking on the license plate above! Or you can send a check to:
Kids First Trust Fund
c/o DCS Prevention Team
302 W Washington St, Suite E306, MS 47
Indianapolis, IN 46024
Please be sure to make the check out to Kids First Trust Fund.
Kids First Mission Statement:
Promote the health of children and reduce infant mortality by funding programs which prevent child abuse and neglect.
The Kids First Trust Funds provides funding for primary and secondary prevention initiatives like the safe sleep campaign through our partners:
Primary Prevention: Services available to the general community or to all families to PREVENT child abuse and neglect.
Key aspects of primary prevention are that it:
Secondary Prevention: Services available to keep child abuse and neglect from happening after certain warning signals have appeared
Key aspects of secondary prevention are that it:
Clarification of Definitions:
Intervention: Aims to protect a child during or after abuse or neglect has occurred.
Prevention: Aims to avert abuse and neglect before they occur.
More information about the "Kids First" license plate can be found on the BMV website. Plates may be purchased without going to the BMV. Add $40 to your renewal with a note indicating that you would like a "Kids First" license plate.
The following are the "Kids First" license plate letter combinations. Please note that the alpha combinations have no meaning beginning with 9.
|CT=Children's Trust||KF=Kids First||KD=Kids|
|KS=Kids Sake||LK=Love Kids||KP=Kids Plate|
You don't need to buy a license plate to help our partners provide services to children and families in need! You can just click the link below to donate to the Kids First Trust.
For questions regarding the Kid's First Trust Fund, please send an e-mail message to DCS.KidsFirst@dcs.in.gov, or call Scott Piller at (317) 232-0465.