Assistance is available to Indiana Department of Correction employees, contract staff members, or their immediate family members to provide short-term immediate monetary assistance should they suffer a serious loss as a result of a natural disaster or catastrophic accident, or an employee dies at the workplace or otherwise while on duty.
The intended purpose of any monetary assistance given from the fund under these circumstances is to ensure employees and their immediate families are able to continue to receive the benefit of the necessities of life immediately following an unexpected catastrophic event.
This fund is not intended to be insurance against losses or damage.
Your Correctional Family grieves with you through the pain that you are experiencing and hopes that our support will lighten the burden that you or your family may experience through difficult times.
When an IDOC employee's displacement from home is temporary, Displacement assistance is - Immediate $500, with an additional $500 per week or displaced up to a four additional weeks, with submission of a W9.
When an IDOC employee's displacement from home is (completely) destroyed by fire or natural disaster - $500 distributed immediately, and another $2,000 provided upon request and submission of a W9.
Illness of an IDOC employee's dependent or member of their household must include hopitalization of the dependent/household member and will be reviewed and considered by the Board on a case-by-case basis.
Dependent or Household Member
$500 cap. Reviewed on a case-by-case basis.
To qualify, staff person's illness muct be such that they are hospitalized for a minimum of two days, and that they are off work for a minimum of 10 days. Initially, all applicants would recive $500. However, if there is a protracted illness and with agreement to submit a W9, the staff member could request up to an additional $1,500 and the approval of any additional amount will be subject to the review and approval on a case-by-case basis by a majority of the Board Members.
Death of an Dependent
$500 allocation when the Warden, Supervisor, or facility representative validates request.
Death of an Financially Contributing Household Member
Could include death of employee's parent or fiance living with employee and providing revenue to the household.
$500 allocation after review and approval by the Board on a case-by-case basis.
Death of an IDOC Employee (Line of Duty)
$500 would be immediately distributed to the person overseeing the details of funeral preparations. For tax reasons, the closest next of kin, or legal guardian would be permitted to ask for up to an additional $4,500 to pay for unanticipated expenses, but must submit a W9.
Death of an IDOC Employee
$500 would be immediately distributed to the person overseeing the details of funeral preparations. For tax reasons, the closest next of kin, or legal guardian would be permitted to ask for up to an additional $2,000 to pay for unanticipated expenses, but must submit a W9.
Correctional Professionals Assistance Fund of Indiana
302 W. Washington Street, Room E334
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204
Phone: (317) 233-5541
Email: [email protected]
CPAFI is a 501 (c) 3 charitable fund, who provides short-term immediate monetary assistance to Indiana Department of Correction employees or their immediate family members.
Proceeds may also be used for tuition assistance scholarships for employees of the Department or their immediate family members or dependents.
All of the funds are administered by the Board of Directors of the Correctional Professionals Assistance Fund of Indiana.
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