Everyone deserves a safe home. Our Crisis/Information line (1-800-245-4580) is the first step in learning more, getting support and accessing our services. Our trained Advocates are prepared to provide emotional support, legal/medical advocacy, Safety Planning and support with Protection Order Process. We are here for victims as well as their family and friends.
“Domestic abuse” "domestic violence" or "intimate partner violence" is the use of power and control within an intimate partner relationship that threatens a person’s well-being. Domestic violence can also occur between family members, or two people who have previously been in an intimate relationship. The abuse can be physical, sexual, emotional, and financial. It can happen to anyone of any race, age, sexual orientation, religion, gender, economic background, education, and abilities. It can happen to couples who are married, living together, dating, or sexual partners (ICADV).
Homicides linked to Domestic Violence in Indiana has increased 90% since the beginning of the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Intimate partner violence accounts for 15% of all violent crime.
Only 34% of people who are injured by intimate partners receive medical attention for their injuries.