Local Resources

Many individuals, organizations, and agencies are pursuing big dreams for a revitalized Muncie. Check here for the latest resources available in our community.

Local Resources

Where to Turn Indiana
This online directory of more than 260 organizations and service providers in East Central Indiana is provided by A Better Way Services, Inc. Popular categories include addiction, child care, counseling, disability, education, elderly resources, financial assistance, health & wellness, housing, mental health, food assistance, support groups, women’s health, and youth services.

Neighborhood Safety
Browse information from the Muncie Police Department on the best ways to pursue safety in your neighborhood.

Neighborhood Gardens
Gardens can be a great way to beautify your neighborhood, mitigate small scale flooding and drainage issues, and even produce fresh food for the community.

Adopt-a-Street Tree Program
This partnership between homeowner residents and the city of Muncie aims to restore and replant city trees. Residents can order a free tree from Muncie Urban Forester to plant in right-of-way public parkways.

Delaware County Social Services and Government Agencies (Rainbow Book)
Connect2Help 211 offers an annual resource guide on social service and government agencies that serve Delaware County. They also publish reports on Delaware County’s use of 2-1-1 services.

Saint Vincent de Paul Society Community Resources
The St. Vincent de Paul Society of Muncie’s guide to human services available in Muncie and Delaware County serves as a supplement to the 211 Rainbow book.

Delaware County Food Assistance flyer | contact/information list
Edible Muncie aims to provide comprehensive information about food assistance to individuals and families who need to access such services.

Health and Wellbeing Resource Guide
This resource guide, developed by Ball State’s Fisher Institute for Wellness and Gerontology in collaboration with A Better Way, was funded by the Ball Brothers Foundation.

NextDoor
NextDoor is a private social network open to each neighborhood’s residents.  Check it out to engage in local discussions.

PlanetMuncie Sustainability Clearinghouse
This website (still in development) lists resources related to sustainability in Muncie and Delaware County. Supported by the Building Better Neighborhoods Initiative and Muncie Action Plan.

Strategic Plans

Muncie Action Plan MAP 1 (2010) | MAP 2 (2013)
MAP is a community-developed strategic plan that promotes, supports, encourages, and assists in the development and enhancement of the quality of life in Muncie, Indiana.

Muncie-Delaware County Economic Development Alliance VISION 2021 Plan
This strategic five-year framework guides economic development in Delaware County.

East Central Indiana Regional Development Plan
The East Central Indiana Regional Development Plan is an eight-year roadmap for more than $147.9 million in development throughout the ECI region. The plan fueled proposals to the state as part of the IEDC Regional Cities Initiative.

Muncie-Delaware County Comprehensive Plan
This plan, prepared in 2000, focuses on seven key areas affecting the physical development of Muncie-Delaware County with plans for implementation.

2009-2030 Delaware-Muncie Transportation Plan Update
This plan guides the continuous development of an integrated intermodal transportation system that facilitates the efficient, effective, and environmentally sound movement of people and goods.

City of Muncie’s 5-Year Parks & Recreation Master Plan 2014
The goal of this master plan is to provide direction for continued improvement to the park system and recommend sources for alternative funding so that the park system can thrive.