Why is it necessary to have an agency focused on the needs associated with domestic violence and sexual assault?
- There were 5 domestic violence related fatalities in our service delivery area in 2019
- 1 in 4 women and 1 in 7 men will experience physical violence by their partner at some point during their life (CDC)
- At least 5 million acts of domestic violence occur annually to women aged 18 years and older and over 3 million to men (CDC)
- Indiana ranks 4th highest in the nation for the number of reported rapes among high school girls. (CDC)
- Every 73 seconds an American is sexually assaulted (RAINN)
- 1 in 5 women and 1 in 71 men will report are victims of an attempted or completed rape ( NISVS)
- Only 5 out of every 1000 rapists will end up in prison (RAINN)
- 12-34-year-old are the highest risk for rape and sexual assault (RAIN)
- Every 9 minutes child protective services substantiate or finds evidence of a claim of sexual abuse (RAINN)
- 59% of child victims are assaulted by acquaintances and 34% are assaulted by family members (RAINN)
- 48% of sexual assaults take place at home (RAINN)
In 2022 we served 549 survivors.
- We spent 1183 hours working directly with our clients.
- 342 were domestic violence clients.
- 237 children were linked to our domestic violence clients.
- 161 were sexual violence clients.
- 55% of sexual assault clients were seeking support on behalf of an abused child.
- We provided 97 nights of safe shelter.
- We assisted with 140 protection orders.
In 2022 our prevention team reached 16,486 local students.
- We provided school-based programming to 28 schools throughout our 7-county region.
- We presented 584 school programs on healthy relationships, bullying, online safety and other topics.
- We facilitated 12 Natural Helpers retreats in local high schools.
- We trained 263 new Natural Helpers.
In 2022 our batterers' intervention programming reached 33 people.
- Our Batterer's Intervention Program for Men reached 25 male perpetrators of domestic violence.
- Our Domestic Abuse Intervention Program reached 8 female and non-binary perpetrators of domestic violence.
- Our batterers' intervention programs are in-person. We feel strongly that the quality of in-person programming exceeds that of virtual programming.
CRISIS CONNECTION INC. AND ITS STAFF OFFER SERVICES WITHOUT REGARD TO OR DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF RACE, MENTAL OR PHYSICAL ABILITY, ETHNIC OR NATIONAL ORIGIN, AGE, RELIGION, GENDER, GENDER IDENTITY OR EXPRESSION, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, POLITICAL AFFILIATION OR BELIEF, MARITAL STATUS, PLACE OF RESIDENCE, OR STATUS IN REGARD TO PUBLIC ASSISTANCE OR VETERANS STATUS IN COMPLIANCE WITH ALL APPLICABLE FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL LAWS.