Abuse Awareness and Accountability – formerly known as the Amends Program – Abuse Counseling and Education Inc. (ACE)
We help provide education and awareness to attendees of our classes towards problematic life patterns. We are certified by the Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence (ICADV) as a Batterers Intervention Program and contracted through Kidstrak and Recovery Works. Anyone can attend one class for free to see the numerous life area's our classes bring awareness to and we work with other area resources.
Addiction Resource works in several ways, namely by:
- providing up-to-date, accurate, and evidence-based information related to addiction, substance abuse, mental health, and treatment
- referring individuals to informational resources for all their addiction treatment needs
- the facilities chosen for our Top 10 lists are put through strict criteria during examination, which you can find on our “How We Choose” page. No facility can submit themselves or pay to be on a list.
- topics on the site are selected based on research, which tells us what our audience may be looking for, which types of addiction individuals across the nation may be facing, and which types of treatment may be most helpful and effective.
AREAS OF ADVOCACY
- 24-Hour Crisis Hotline
- Crisis Response
- Legal Advocacy
- Crisis Advocacy
- Support Groups
- Community Education
- Prevention Programming
ABOUT ALBION FELLOWS BACON CENTER
For over 35 years, Albion Fellows Bacon Center has been strategically working toward preventing domestic and sexual violence in our community and offering services to empower victims. Their services assess barriers to safety and self-sufficiency as well as the emotional and psychological needs of victims. Their programs use the Trauma-Informed Care framework, focusing on the overall well-being of each individual.
Albion Fellows Bacon Center is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, a United Way partner agency, and works closely with law enforcement and local prosecutors to provide assistance to those who have been impacted by domestic violence, sexual violence, stalking, and human trafficking. Albion’s services are free and confidential.
Other Service Areas: 24 Hour Crisis Hotline, Community Education, Crisis Advocacy, Crisis Response, Legal Advocacy, Prevention Programs, Shelter
Deaconess Health System is the premier provider of health care services to 26 counties in three states (IN, IL, and KY). The system consists of seven hospitals located in southern Indiana: Deaconess Midtown Hospital, Deaconess Gateway Hospital, The Women’s Hospital, The Heart Hospital, The Orthopedic and Neuroscience Hospital, Deaconess Cross Pointe, and HealthSouth Deaconess Rehabilitation Hospital.
DrugRehab.com was created by Advanced Recovery Systems (ARS) to be the most comprehensive resource on the internet about addiction in general. There is more information about ARS and DrugRehab.com on our About Us page. We represent a for-profit recovery center (ARS); however, the information provided on the website is a comprehensive resource about addiction and free for anyone who needs it.
We give, at no-cost, a 3-day supply of nutritious food to make 9 meals to over 3,500 hungry men, women, and children every month from seven pantries in Evansville. Food referral issued through township trustee or Dept of Welfare (800-403-0864).
Central United Methodist Church – 300 Mary St, 47710
Monday & Thursday
Nativity Eastside Pantry – 1304 S. Green River Road
Wednesday & Thursday
Wednesday Evenings: 5:30-7:30 pm (Referral issued @ 5:15)
Patchwork Central – 100 Washinton Ave., 47713
St. Matthews Christian – 3007 First Ave., 47710
Monday, Tuesday & Thursday
9:30-11:30 am, 12:00-2:00 pm
St. Vincent de Paul – 809 N. Lafayette Ave., 47711
8:30-11:30 am, 1:15-3:30 pm
Referrals issued: 8:30-11:15 am, 1:15-3:15 pm
West Side Food Pantry
Simpson United Methodist Church – 2201 W. Illinois St., 47712
Monday, Wednesday & Friday
Tuesday Evenings: 6:00-8:00 pm (Referral issued @ 6:00)
Zion Missionary Baptist Church – 1800 S. Governor, 47713
Monday & Thursday
8:30 am - 12:30 pm
The Evansville Police Department (EPD) is the law enforcement agency for the city of Evansville, Indiana, United States. Its operational jurisdiction covers all areas within the city limits of Evansville, though its police officers have legal jurisdiction throughout the State of Indiana. The department currently has 286 sworn police officers and serves a population of approximately 120,000.
Holly’s House is a non-residential child and adult victim advocacy center serving individuals in southwest Indiana. Holly's House exists to empower victims of intimate crime and abuse by providing support, promoting justice, and preventing violence. The vision for Holly's House is to be a local leader in preventing intimate crime and supporting victims and their families, while bringing awareness to the community. Individuals who have experienced child abuse, domestic violence, or sexual assault can contact Holly's House to learn more about their services.
How May Holly's House Help You?
Giving women and children a comfortable safe place to begin healing the wounds of homelessness and building foundations for successful lives.
From Sr. Joanna Trainer, O.S.B., founder of the House of Bread and Peace:
At a Christmas dinner in Evansville, Indiana in 1979 I was shocked by the hunger of the poor. I was moved to do something about this issue and found motivation from the Catholic Worker Houses started by Dorothy Day and Peter Maurin. Dorothy Day showed love and compassion to the homeless.
Her philosophy was built on the Gospels, especially that of Matthew 25: Feed the Hungry, Shelter the Homeless, Clothe the Naked, Visit the Sick, Give Drink to the Thirsty, Visit those in Prison
And Jesus said: "Whatever you do to the least of my brothers and sister you do it to me!"
The Women They Work With
They come from every walk of life, every financial background, every race, and religion. They share the desire and the hope that they will be independent again.
House of Bread and Peace helps
- the mother and child who have been asked to leave a shared residence
- the woman who has worked for 30 years and now finds herself homeless with a permanent disability
- the young woman who dropped out of high school and had a child, whom social service has taken away
We will be the model of a highly trained, well equipped, responsive and coordinated state-wide police agency that is independent, yet supportive of all law enforcement agencies. We are committed to the utmost professionalism in delivering all-encompassing police services focused on criminal apprehension, crime reduction, traffic safety, and homeland security. We will continue to develop the skills of our members while efficiently and effectively managing our resources and maintaining an unwavering commitment to uphold and defend the Constitutions of the State of Indiana and the United States of America.
We help people of our community work through the hard things they have experienced by providing the highest level of trauma therapy available. We offer outpatient counseling in our east side location. To make an appointment, please call our office at 812-471-1776. Please do not email to request an appointment or to seek emergency help.
Ozanam provides a safe space for families (moms, dads and children) and single women to stay when they find they have no were else left to go. Ozanam provides amenities of a clean room, personal care items, access to free laundry as well as 3 meals and 2 snack prepared everyday. Our case managers connect people to needed resources within the community and assist households in developing housing plans.
Parenting Time Center provides a safe, neutral and convenient location for supervised visitation between children and their non-custodial parents. They also provide a safe, neutral, and supervised location for the visit and custodial exchanges of children between parents. No parents encounter one another at PTC.
Parenting Time Center accepts a variety of families. Self-referral is encouraged: just call.
Cooperative Parenting Classes
8-week courses dedicated to teaching parents communication skills and conflict resolution skills are provided. Cooperative parenting is a technique used by families in which both sides work to keep conflict low. This strategy can sometimes improve the lines of communication between parents. The purpose of this class is to give the parent’s tips on how to discuss their child and his/her needs in a healthy way.
Children Parenting Time Center Serves
- Child of Domestic Violence
- Chlid of Addition
- Child of High-Conflict Separation
- Child of Military Scars
The Intake Officers will provide protective order forms to Petitioners, and will assist pro se victims with completing applications for protective orders where there are allegations of Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault or Stalking (by a current or former intimate partner, current or former dating relationship, or current or former spouse); explain the Court process; provide American Sign Language or Foreign Language interpreters; assist in safety planning; provide referrals to Community Partners (and place calls for the victims, if requested); ensuring access for those with disabilities; provide information on prior and current legal actions, such as protection orders, battery charges, DV/SA/Stalking charges to the judicial officer hearing the request for a protection order; and qualifying children of victims for subsidized guardian ad litem services.
Intimate Partner Violence Assistance Program Coordinator can assist Veterans, their significant others, and VA employees using a trauma-informed and recovery-oriented approach. This program can assist with education, counseling/intervention, safety planning, and referrals within the VA and other community agencies. This program can assist people who identified using or experiencing intimate partner violence and for those who identify having relationship conflict.
The mission of Vanderburgh County CASA is to support and promote court-appointed volunteer advocacy in the community and to serve as a child’s voice in court. Vanderburgh County CASA works to establish a safe living environment for abused and neglected children in the community, by providing them with the tools and opportunities to thrive.
Coroner: Steven W. Lockyear
Chief Deputy Coroner: David M. Anson
Office Manager / Deputy Coroner: Vicki Middleton
Deputy Coroner: Debbie Smith
+ 11 Part-time Deputy Coroners
The following is a list of deaths the Coroner is required to investigate.
- Known or suspected suicide deaths
- Known or suspected homicide deaths
- Known or suspected motor vehicle accidental deaths
- Known or suspected accidental deaths
- Deaths of an unidentified person
- Unknown cause of death of infants and children (In the State of Indiana, all deaths of children under the age of 3 must be autopsied if the Coroner is investigating)
- All unexpected deaths
- Natural deaths where no attending physician is present at the time of death
- All work-related deaths
- Death involving criminal action
The Vanderburgh County Prosecutor’s Office is charged with the responsibility of representing the State of Indiana in all felony and misdemeanor criminal prosecutions resulting from crimes committed within Vanderburgh County, Indiana. In addition, the Vanderburgh County Prosecutor’s Office conducts criminal investigations, supervises Grand Jury proceedings, enforces child support orders entered in divorce and paternity cases, conducts juvenile adjudications and prosecutions, and provides information and assistance to the victims of crime.
The Vanderburgh County Prosecutor’s Office is open Monday through Friday (excluding holidays) from 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. The main switchboard phone number is (812) 435-5150.
The Prosecuting Attorney, Deputy Prosecuting Attorneys, and Investigators of the Prosecuting Attorney are law enforcement officers under Indiana Law. The Vanderburgh County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office is generally recognized for professionally and aggressively representing the people of the State of Indiana through proactive justice and fundamental fairness.
Main Line: 812-435-5150
Child Support Division: (812) 435-5326
It is the goal of the Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office to provide the most efficient and effective law enforcement service to the citizens of Vanderburgh County. To increase the safety of our community, we have established multiple ways for you to furnish information anonymously regarding criminal or suspicious activity. Vanderburgh County is a wonderful place to live, work, relax and raise a family. Working together, we will keep it safe for everyone.
Youth First provides a menu of proven programs to equip young people with the mental health resiliency necessary to respond to life challenges with positive choices rather than with risky “escapes” like substance abuse, self-harm, violence, or emotional withdrawal. Youth First Social Workers are embedded in schools and present every day school is in session, equipped with the best prevention and early intervention skills to help students build resilience and trust instead of turning to much more dangerous coping strategies like getting high, acting out with violence, or harming themselves. They are specialized mentors who are readily available to assess and address student, family and school needs. They also coordinate with community partners to connect students and families to resources and services. A list of social workers in area schools can be found at youthfirstinc.org. Students and families who have been victimized by crime can contact the Youth First Social Worker by calling the school office.
- Domestic violence shelter, outreach, support groups, advocacy and services for victims and their children.
- Emergency housing for homeless women and children.
- YES! recovery residence for homeless women in recovery.
- Live Y'ers after-school and mentoring program for girls in grades 3-12.
- Batterer's Intervention Program
YWCA empowers women and girls. Through life-changing services and advocacy, we help our clients overcome their barriers to safety and self-sufficiency.
The YWCA is one of the oldest and largest multicultural organizations promoting solutions to enhance the lives of women, girls and families. The YWCA in Evansville has been serving the local community since 1911. In 1979, the YWCA opened the first domestic violence shelter in Evansville where we still provide shelter and services 24 hours per day. We work closely with law enforcement and local prosecutors to provide assistance to those who have been impacted by domestic violence. Our YES! recovery residence has been providing housing and services to homeless women in recovery from substance abuse since 2001. YWCA also provides after-school programming and mentors for at-risk girls in grades 3 through 12. YWCA advocates for racial justice and the health/safety/empowerment of women and girls through special events and collaborations.
The YWCA is a 501(c)3 United Way member agency open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Business office hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Other Service Areas: Crisis Advocacy, Intervention Program, Mentoring Program, Outreach, Recovery Residence, Shelter
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