Places that Help: Indiana
This page has contact information for programs that offer help/referrals to victims of abuse throughout the state. If you plan to contact a program via email, please review our Safety when using email page first.
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Please note that we list the organizations by the county where the office is located – however, many offices serve multiple counties. You can click the “View All” to look through the complete list of organizations. If you are looking for an attorney to represent you in court or to give you legal advice about your situation, go to our Finding a Lawyer page instead.
(866) 593-9999 24-hr Crisis Line
Alternatives provides shelter system for victims of family violence or homelessness and their dependent children, transitional housing, crisis advocacy, Alternatives is 1 of 29 Indiana domestic violence shelters. Also serves six county area: Hamilton, Hancock, Henry, Madison, Marion, and Tipton. The Alternative initiative also provides children, intervention and prevention programs, aswell as education and training.
Beacon of Hope Crisis Center
6920 South East Street, Suite B
Indianapolis, IN 46227
Beacon of Hope Crisis Center is a confidential and safe place where individuals who are or have been a victim of domestic violence and/or sexual assault can receive advocacy services and referrals. Our advocates assist with safety planning and let victims know what is available for them within our agency or one of our agency partner service providers. We assist in many ways, a few of those ways are helping with filings and paperwork, court accompaniment, helping to find a bed in a domestic violence shelter when that is needed, fostering pets while victim(s) are in shelter, helping with the healing process, counseling, steps toward independence and self-sufficiency for long-term improved quality of life.
2240 North Meridian Street
Indianapolis, IN 46208
Families First provides professional counseling, education and support. Providing specialized programs to end violence and support surviving victims. Batterers Intervention Program & Women Who Use Force Program are offered.
Hours: Mon - Thu 8:30 AM to 8 PM & Fri 8:30 AM to 5 PM
Indy Ruth Lilly Women & Children's Shelter - Salvation Army Family Services
Indy Ruth Lilly Women & Children’s Shelter - Salvation Army Family Services located in the downtown center has its doors open 24 hours a day, seven days a week for homeless and abused women and their children. This center provides emergency shelter, medical attention and social services in a safe, protected and secure environment. Access list for additional services provided through center’s website link.
The Julian Center
2011 North Meridian Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202
(317) 920-9320 Crisis Line
The Julian Center provides services to people experiencing domestic violence, sexual violence and stalking. Assistance focuses in helping survivors through collaborative advocacy and support to achieve long-term safety, stability and self-sufficiency. 24-Hour Crisis Line provides survivors with access to a trained crisis interventionist to discuss options. Emergency Shelter houses over 100 individuals, eligible survivors and their dependent children have access to a safe place to stay. Counseling and support group services are available and designed to offer an array of therapeutic options for survivors to help them heal from domestic/sexual violence and stalking.
Green Haven 4 Help
Green Haven Family Advocates provides domestic and family violence services to persons of Green County, Wisconsin. Offers a 24-hour crisis hotline, legal advocacy, Child and Teen Advocacy program, counseling and financial education. Emergency shelter referrals in the Green County area are provided through crisis hotline.
Hours: Mon - Fri 8 AM to 4 PM
Indiana University Sexual Assault Crisis Service
Provides crisis intervention, individual and group counseling and education programming. Available at no charge to any member of the Indiana University community. Also provides assistance with referrals for medical care, including (but not limited to) coordinating an examination by a trained sexual assault nurse examiner (SANE).
Middle Way House
Middle Way House works to empower survivors of domestic abuse, sexual violence, and human trafficking through a wide range of supportive services and advocacy. Services include 24/7 emergency shelter and crisis line, on-scene advocacy, transitional and permanent housing solutions, legal advocacy, support groups, childcare, youth programs, educational and prevention programs.
Protective Order Project (POP) Indiana University School of Law
Indiana University School of Law
211 South Indiana Avenue, Room 010
Bloomington, IN 47405
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: Mon - Fri 12 PM to 1 PM & 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Appointments can be made by phone for other times. Unable to receive walk-ins. POP office is closed during university breaks.
Family Crisis Shelter of Montgomery County
Family Crisis Shelter of Montgomery County is a domestic violence and sexual assault residential shelter. Offering case management, legal advocacy, crisis intervention, youth program, transitional program, support and educational groups.
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