About Playworks Indiana

All kids deserve the social, emotional, and physical benefits of play. We help schools and youth programs create healthy play environments where every child can join in.

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Founded in 1996, Playworks expanded to Indiana in 2013. Playworks Indiana serves low-income schools through our year-round, on-site support services. We’re also reaching thousands more students across Indiana through professional development workshops for schools and youth organizations.

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Meet Our People


August 24, 2022

Abby Roach ›

Abby Roach joined Playworks in August 2016 and now boasts over 10 years in the youth work field in direct service, management, and program design. She began her career as…

April 23, 2024

Neetu Agrawal ›

Neetu (pronounced like “knee-2”) currently serves as the Operations Manager, supporting the regions of Illinois, Indiana, Minnesota, Wisconsin and New England. She joined Playworks in 2009, supporting AmeriCorps members in…

August 18, 2022

Jo Yocum ›

Jo Yocum began her tenure at Playworks as the Executive Director of Playworks Indiana in January 2017, leading the strategic growth of the organization from providing services in just 9…

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