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Where to Find Help

UPDATED June 6, 2010

Local Programs

Indiana

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Included in this list are shelters and local programs that provide support, counseling, safety planning, and other services to victims of abuse.  If you cannot get help from the organization nearest you, you might want to try calling one in a neighboring county.   (If you find inaccurate contact information, please let us know at WomensLaw@nnedv.org.)

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Albion

Nobel House
205 East Highland
Albion, IN 46701
Hotline: (260) 704-4889
Phone: (260) 636-7160 Administrative
Email: noble_house_inc@yahoo.com

Anderson

Women's Alternatives
P.O. Box 1302
Anderson, IN 46015
Hotline: 866-593-9999
Phone: 765-643-0218
Web: http://www.alternativesdv.org
Provides a shelter system for victims of family violence or homelessness and their dependent children, transitional housing, crisis advocacy, information and referral.

Angola

Community Anti-Violence Alliance (CAVA)
P.O. Box 482
Angola, IN 46703
Hotline: (260) 624-3600
Email: cavalliance@aol.com


TLC House
P.O. Box 857
Angola, IN 46703
Hotline: 1-800-332-7385
Phone: (260) 624-2274
Web: http://www.tlchouseindiana.org/home.html
TLC House is a 24/7 emergency women's shelter in NE Indiana for women and their children escaping domestic violence. The shelter offers crisis counseling, programs & services and vital aid to women and their children.

Bloomington

Indiana University Sexual Assault Crisis Service
600 North Jordan
Bloomington, IN 47405
Hotline: (812) 855-8900
Phone: 812-855-4011
Web: http://healthcenter.indiana.edu/departments/sacsmain.html
Provides crisis intervention, individual and group counseling and education programming. Available at no charge to any member of the Indiana University community.

Middle Way House
P.O. Box 95
Bloomington, IN 47402
Hotline: (812) 336-0846
Phone: (812) 336-0846
Web: http://www.middlewayhouse.org/
Services include crisis intervention, housing, support services, legal help, child care and outreach

Protective Order Project (POP) Indiana Univ. School of Law
211 S. Indiana Avenue
Room 010
Bloomington, IN 47405
Phone: 812-855-4800
Web: http://www.law.indiana.edu/pop/
Email: pop@indiana.edu
POP is a law student-run program that offers FREE legal assistance in obtaining and enforcing civil protective orders in Monroe, Owen, Greene & Lawrence counties. Office hours: Monday - Friday, 12pm - 1pm (closed April & December)

Columbus

Turning Point
P.O. Box 103
Columbus, IN 47202
Hotline: (800) 221-6311
Phone: (812) 379-9844
Web: http://www.turningpointdv.org
Email: hope@turninginpointdv.org
Turning Point provides the following services: emergency shelter, education, prevention and training, 24 hour toll free help/crisis line, community outreach and legal advocacy.

Corydon

The Center for Women and Families
405 N. Capital Ave – Suite 102
Corydon, IN 47112
Hotline: (877) 803-7577
Phone: (812) 734-0280
Web: http://www.thecenteronline.org
Email: contact@cwfempower.org
Services include: Emergency shelter: Transitional housing, Long-term housing advocacy, Hospital advocacy, Transportation assistance, Court advocacy, Safety planning, Individual counseling, Daily support groups, Information and referrals, Economic Success services and Therapy and art therapy

Crawfordville

Family Crisis Shelter of Montgomery County
PO BOX 254
Crawfordville, IN 47933
Hotline: (800) 370-4103
Phone: (765) 362-2030
Web: http://www.familycrisisshelter.org
Services include 24 hour crisis hotline, case management, referral services, youth services, legal advocacy, rape and sexual assault advocacy, shelter, food pantry, clothing pantry, transitional living, support groups and community outreach and education.

Crown Point

Saint Jude House: A Franciscan Community
12490 Marshall St.
Crown Point, IN 46307-4856
Hotline: Crisis: (800) 254-1286
Phone: Admin: (219) 662-7066
Fax: (219) 662-3478
Web: http://www.stjudehouse.org
Email: mgovert@franciscancommunities.com
Services include 24 hour crisis line, information and referral, shelter, counseling, legal advocacy, community education

Decatur

Adams Wells Crisis Center
P.O. Box 253
Decatur, GA 46733
Hotline: (877) 728-9800
Phone: (260) 724-7303
Email: accs@adamswells.com


Elkhart

Elkhart County Women's Shelter
A Program of Family Services of Elkhart County, Inc.
P.O. Box 2684
Elkhart, IN 46515
Phone: (574) 294-1811Shelter
Phone: (574) 295-6596 Admin
Fax: (574) 294-1259
Email: ecwsdirector@familyserviceselkhart.com


Evansville

Albion Fellows Bacon Center
650 Judson St
Evansville, IN 47713
Phone: (Domestic Violence) 812-422-5622
Phone: (Sexual Assault) 812-424-7273
Fax: 800-339-7752 Toll Free
Provides crisis line, shelter, legal advocacy, peer advocacy and children’s program.

Ft. Wayne

YWCA Women's Shelter
1610 Spy Run Ave
Ft. Wayne, IN 46805-4033
Hotline: (800) 441-4073
Phone: (260) 447-SAFE (447-7233)
Phone: 260-424-4908
Web: http://www.ywca.org/fortwayne
YMCA provides crisis intervention which includes shelter, steps to success and outreach services to victims.

Gary

Gary Commission on the Status of Women
839 Broadway, 3rd Floor
Gary, IN 46402
Phone: (219) 883-4155

Rainbow Shelter for Battered Women
305 Jackson Street
Gary, IN 46402
Phone: (219) 886-1600

Greenfield

Families First
98 East North Street
Greenfield, IN 46140
Phone: (317) 462-3733
Web: http://www.familiesfirstindiana.org
Families First provides professional counseling, education and support.

Hammond

Haven House
P.O. Box 508
Hammond, IN 46325
Phone: (219) 931-2090

Indianapolis

Families First
615 North Alabama Street
Suite 320
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone: (317) 634-6341
Web: http://www.familiesfirstindiana.org
Families First provides professional counseling, education and support.

Salvation Army Family Services
540 N Alabama St
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone: (317) 637-5551
The downtown center has its doors open 24 hours a day for homeless and abused women and their children and provides emergency shelter, medical attention and social services in a safe, protected and secure environment.

The Julian Center
2011 North Meridian Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202
Phone: 317.941.2200 (Main Switchboard)
Phone: 317.920.9320 (Shelter Main Switchboard)
Web: http://www.juliancenter.org
Services include counseling, safe shelter, education and community outreach

Jasper

Crisis Connection, Inc.
P. O. Box 903
Jasper, IN 47547
Hotline: 1-800-245-4580
Web: http://www.crisisconnectioninc.org
Email: cci@psci.net
Crisis Connection provides free, confidential and professional services for survivors of domestic and sexual violence, 24 hour hotline

Crisis Connection, Inc. (Office Location)
607 3rd Ave
P.O. Box 903
Jasper, IN 47547
Hotline: (800) 245-4580
Phone: (812) 482-1555
Web: http://www.crisisconnectioninc.org
Email: Email: cci@psci.net

Lebanon

Families First
396 N. Mount Zion Rd.
Lebanon, IN 46052
Phone: (765) 482-6396
Fax: (765) 482-0694
Web: http://www.familiesfirstindiana.org
Families First provides professional counseling, education and support.

Michigan City

The Stepping Stone Shelter for Women, Inc.
P.O. Box 1045
Michigan City, IN 46361-1045
Phone: (219) 879-4615
Phone: (866) 879-4615
Fax: (219) 879-4617
Web: http://www.steppingstoneshelter.org/
Email: chill@steppingstoneshelter.org
Stepping Stone is an emergency shelter (serving both men and women) and their underage children who are victims of domestic violence and/or sexual assault. They also offer services to victims who are NOT staying in the shelter, such as referrals, assistance with protections orders, safety planning, and support groups Services are confidential. For shelter residents, the services include: Temporary Shelter, Clothing and Food, Crisis Intervention, Legal Advocacy, Support Groups, One to One Support, Rape Recovery Support, Essential Transportation, 24 hour staffing and hotline.

Muncie

A Better Way
P.O. Box 734
Muncie, IN 47308-0734
Hotline: Hotline/Crisis: 765-288-HELP (288-4357)
Phone: (765) 747-9107
Web: http://familyservices.uwctl.org/betterway.htm
Email: tc@abetterwaymuncie.org
A Better Way provides a safe, residential shelter, 24-hour crisis intervention by telephone or in person, support groups, legal advocacy, essential transportation, children’s programs, information and referral, and telecare

New Albany

YWCA Spouse Abuse Center
New Albany, IN
Phone: (812) 944-3839

Plainfield

Families First
1913 Crown Plaza Blvd
Plainfield, IN 46168
Phone: 317-838-5966
Web: http://www.familiesfirstindiana.org
Families First provides professional counseling, education and support.

Richmond

Genesis of YWCA
15 South 11th Street
Richmond, IN 47375
Hotline: (800) 886-4508
Phone: (765) 935-3920
Web: http://www.waynet.org/nonprofit/ywca.htm
Services include crisis line, temporary housing, victim advocacy, community counseling and support groups.

Rockport

Crisis Connection
501 Washington, St
Rockport, IN 47635
Phone: 812-649-2303
Web: http://www.crisisconnectioninc.org
Email: cci@psci.net
Crisis Connection provides free, confidential and professional services for survivors of domestic and sexual violence, 24 hour hotline

Sellersburg

The Center for Women and Families
PO Box 248
Sellersburg, IN 47172-0248
Phone: (812) 944-6743
Fax: (812) 945-6127
Web: http://www.thecenteronline.org
Email: contact@cwfempower.org
Services include: Emergency shelter, Transitional housing, Long-term housing advocacy, Hospital advocacy, Transportation assistance, Court advocacy, Safety planning, Individual counseling, Support groups, Information and referrals, Economic Success services, Therapy and art therapy; Serving Clark, Floyd and Harrison counties in Indiana

South Bend

YWCA of Saint Joseph County
1102 South Fellows Street
South Bend, IN 46601
Phone: 574-233-9491
Fax: 574-233-9616
Email: lbaechle@ywcasjc.org

Tell City

Crisis Connection, Inc.
302 Main street, Suite 012
Tell City, IN 47586
Hotline: (800) 245-4580
Phone: (812) 547-8878
Web: http://www.crisisconnectioninc.org
Email: cci@psci.net
Crisis Connection provides free, confidential and professional services for survivors of domestic and sexual violence, 24 hour hotline

Terre Haute

Bethany House/Catholic Charities of Terre Haute
14th and Locust
Terre Haute, IN 47808
Hotline: 812-232-1447
Phone: 812-232-4978
Web: http://www.archindy.org/cc/terrehaute/programs-bethany.html
Provides shelter for women and children.

Council on Domestic Abuse
1400 Hulman Street,
Terre Haute, IN 47802
Hotline: (812) 232-1736
Phone: (812) 234-3441
Phone: 800-566-CODA (566-2632)

Valparaiso

The Caring Place
3107 Cascade Drive
Valparaiso, IN 46383
Hotline: (219) 464-2128
Phone: (800) 933-0466 Toll Free
Web: http://www.thecaringplacenwi.org/
Email: marybeths@thecaring-place.org
Services include shelter, advocacy, women’s recovery program (housing), emergency response volunteer and education

Vernon

Jennings County Council on Domestic Violence
PO Box 455
Vernon, IN 47282
Phone: (812) 346-1592
Phone: After hours pager: (812) 352-1079
Web: http://www.jccdv.org/php/index.php
Hours: Mon - Fri, 9am - 4pm, and a 24 hour pager.

Warsaw

The Beaman Home
P.O. Box 12
Warsaw, IN 46581-0012
Phone: Admin: (574) 267-7701
Phone: Shelter: (574) 267-7701
Web: http://www.thebeamanhome.org
Email: beamanhome@KCONLINE.com
Services include 24 hr, 7 day a week protection, outreach services, legal advocacy

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