Region 1 Support Groups

Lake County

  • CHENI (Christian Home Educators of Northwest Indiana)  We are a Christian support group with the goal of giving homeschooling moms and children a chance to socialize with and support each other during our homeschool journey.  We have several whole family events, teen nights, and moms breakfasts during the year as well as field trips and other group activities.  **TEENS – GREAT PROGRAM HERE FOR YOU**
  • Gateway Homeschool Network Gateway Homeschool Network provides families with a variety of opportunities all of which are based on a Christian perspective. For students in grades 6-12, there are co-op classes taught by home school parents, as well as, options for online classes. Enrichment classes for all ages and private tutoring in math and English are also available. Field trips and family events are planned throughout the school year. Finally, for families who are new to home schooling, consultations and testing are available.
  • Home Grown Hearts Homeschool Learning Co-op  Families learning together to train, teach and prepare the hearts of their children for Jesus Christ. Home Grown Hearts (HGH)is a group of home educating families who have decided to use their gifts and talents in a cooperative way to provide mutual encouragement, social interaction between children in a parent supervised environment, and join efforts in providing classes and stimulating learning opportunities that would otherwise be difficult to meet. We have co-ops meeting La Porte, Porter Counties, Lake, and St. Josephs Counties in Northwest Indiana.
  • Home Schooling By Grace (Facebook group) – Contact your Region 1 Rep for more information.
  • Illiana Homeschool Society
  • Lake County Area Homeschool Information

LaPorte County

  • Home Grown Hearts Homeschool Learning Co-op  Families learning together to train, teach and prepare the hearts of their children for Jesus Christ. Home Grown Hearts (HGH)is a group of home educating families who have decided to use their gifts and talents in a cooperative way to provide mutual encouragement, social interaction between children in a parent supervised environment, and join efforts in providing classes and stimulating learning opportunities that would otherwise be difficult to meet. We have co-ops meeting La Porte, Porter Counties, Lake, and St. Josephs Counties in Northwest Indiana.
  • LPCCHSA (La Porte County Christian Home School Association) is the online group for the LaPorte County Christian Homeschool Association (LPCCHSA). The purpose of this group is to encourage more regular communication between members. Through our online interaction, we can provide a regular dose of support and encouragement for the homeschooling lifestyle as well as aid in setting up educational and social activities for our families.  The group consists of families from diverse doctrinal positions. Our purpose is to glorify God as a home educators’ support group.  We will also facilitate activities that would otherwise not be practical or possible for individual home educated families in which members may participate at their own discretion.

Newton County

  •  Newton County Home Educators (NiCHE) meets at the Lake Village Library.

Porter County

  • CLCN (Christian Learning Center and Network)  Graduation Ceremony is late May
  • H.E.R.O. Home Educators Reaching Out
  • Home Grown Hearts Homeschool Learning Co-op  Families learning together to train, teach and prepare the hearts of their children for Jesus Christ. Home Grown Hearts (HGH)is a group of home educating families who have decided to use their gifts and talents in a cooperative way to provide mutual encouragement, social interaction between children in a parent supervised environment, and join efforts in providing classes and stimulating learning opportunities that would otherwise be difficult to meet. We have co-ops meeting La Porte, Porter Counties, Lake, and St. Josephs Counties in Northwest Indiana.
  • hsLIFE is an inclusive YahooGroup that has monthly group meetings and contact support for new members. We are dedicated to providing support for homeschooling families, coordinating field trips, and sharing information among the homeschoolers in or near Porter County, Indiana. Our committees include: book sale, co-ops, holiday parties, book clubs, academic fairs (science, geography, history, and art) and field day. We have many helpful links, databases, and files.

Pulaski County

  • CHERN (Christian Home Education Resource Network) Pulaski CHERN is a group of families of faith who individually have made the choice to educate their children at home. It was founded in 2008 by three families desiring to create a resource network for parents who are considering or who are currently educating their children at home. CHERN has grown to over 30 families and sponsors a variety of activities, including field trips, theatrical plays, performance and presentation night, informational meetings, and home school gym.

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