Developments for this garden and pocket park include landscaping, adding seating and pathways for outdoor classes and partnering with HealthNet and other resource providers to deliver a variety of workshops for residents. Plans include creating safe and accessibility structures, like ramps, produce and flower bed and lighting making this greenspace a welcoming place for outdoor serenity. Along with the garden and socially distance seating, this project offers classes on nutrition, mental & physical health, COVID Recovery awareness and financial literacy programs. This space will be the only open recreational space within a half-mile radius. This makes it suitable for the elderly and children who would not walk that far to access other parks. Small businesses will also benefit from selling their produce, arts, and crafts at the park.
Home buyer Education (HBE) covers all relevant topics for first-time home buyers and anyone who simply wants to improve their home buying skills.
MBCDC partners with the City of Indianapolis, local financial institutions and community organizations to coordinate homeowner repairs for all residents – including roof repairs, replacing flooring, installing new counters and making homes accessible and safe. This is a first-come, first-serve program based on household income. Please feel free to contact us for further program requirements and details.
Lift Indy’s CDBD OOR Program is a Zero Interest, 30 Year Deferred Loan. Loan Amount Range: $10,000- $30,000. Brightwood Education Zone Housing Village Initiative will be led by the Edna Martin Christian Center and will provide wraparound services and programming, such as employment and career coaching, financial coaching, credit and asset-building programs, and adult education programs.