Local Home School Organizations

This is a selected list of organizations in the Fort Wayne area that provide support to area home schoolers. The contact names and phone numbers are correct as of the "last updated" date at the bottom of this list.

Avalon Home School Parent Support Group
Contact: Brooke Weldon, (810) 320-5040, email: bpalmer0099@gmail.com
Parent meetings are on the 3rd Tuesday of each month.
Monthly field trips.
Open to everyone, regardless of religious affiliation or beliefs.

Fort Wayne Area Home Schools
Fort Wayne Area Home Schools offers several opportunities for local families, including homeschooling orientation meetings for parents, The Homemade News quarterly newsletter, a large resource expo held in May with an exhibit hall featuring homeschool curricula and homeschooling workshops, a graduation ceremony, an annual used curriculum sale, e-mail alerts with updates of opportunities, drama camp, a science fair, and much, much more!
Contacts: Jeff & Amy Minard, info@fwahs.org.

HEART -- Home Educators Applying Righteous Truth
Contact: Valerie Martin, (260) 747-6801, email: hearthomeschoolsupport@hotmail.com
HEART was formed to provide information and support to home schooling families. HEART is here to encourage and support the raising of a mighty Christ-like generation of a wise and Godly people. Group activities include such things as monthly meetings, field trips, park days, swim days, and other activities that involve the whole family, including a web site. Dues are $10.00 per year.

The Homeschool Hue
Contact: E. L. Burney, (260) 710-0789, email: focusontheurbanfamily@gmail.com
Looking for a multicultural group of homeschoolers? Then this group is for you! Come out and find out what we're all about!

Indiana Association of Home Educators
Local contact: Stacy Hanaway, (260) 350-0993
The IAHE is a non-profit organization founded in 1983 for the purpose of serving the Lord Jesus Christ through supporting and encouraging families interested in home education.

Live and Learn Fort Wayne
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Contacts: Dawn at (260) 747-5712, or Melinda at akronambros1@yahoo.com.
An inclusive home schooling group in Fort Wayne, IN, offering activities for kids and topical discussion for parents. All ages, all home schooling styles, all faiths and secular home schoolers. We value diversity!

NICHE -- Northeastern Indiana Catholic Home Educators
Contact: Grace Johnston, email: gracie4309@yahoo.com
We provide spiritual, service, social, field trip, and other activity opportunities for families in the Fort Wayne and surrounding areas. Attendance at activities is open to all persons, single or married, regardless of religious affiliation, whether home schooling or non-home-schooling.

Northside Home School Co-op Ltd.
Contact: Lenora Reider, email: ldtestudo@gmail.com
Northside Homeschool Coop ltd. is a nonprofit Fort Wayne area home school resource that provides educational, leadership and community building opportunities for home school students and their families. We offer classes in all subject areas for students in K-12, a robotics team, experienced tutors, and more!

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