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Assistance is provided to eligible applicants in the following categories:

Eugene W. Akers Trustee

Center Township of Marion County

Eugene Akers– a provider for the less fortunate, a protector of the taxpayer’s dollars, and a champion for the citizens of Marion County. Trustee Akers accepted this challenge because of his love for children and senior citizens. He is a product of IPS, a graduate of Indiana State University, and a Veteran of the U. S. Army. Trustee Akers has dedicated over 37 years working for public service while employed at the Department of Parks and Recreations as well as Indianapolis Public Schools.

As a Viet Nam veteran, Trustee Akers sees the need to service the returning veterans who face a series of challenges and needs. Understanding the need of additional education or training for some individuals, Trustee Akers sought to provide programs to replace failures with faith, by offering electrical, computer, small engine repair, carpentry, GED classes, and more.

Where We Serve

Center Township is the CENTER SQUARE of Marion County (Indianapolis). The boundaries are 38th Street to the north, Belmont Avenue on the west, Emerson Avenue on the east and Troy Avenue on the south. If your address is outside of Center Township, you will have to apply for assistance in your home township.

The primary mission of Center Township Trustee’s Office is to provide emergency and short-term assistance to the poor and needy, to treat everyone with dignity and respect, and to help clients become self-sufficient. We will be fiscally responsible and accountable to the public.