Hate Crime/Bias Crime
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.
Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office, Operations Center, Evansville, IN 47711
The Sheriff’s Office Victim Service Specialist can assist juvenile and adult victims with a wide range of resources offered within our community.
• Being a liaison between crime victims and law enforcement
• Help residents of Vanderburgh County navigate the legal system
• Assist victims when filing a protection order
• Assisting with compensation
• Crisis intervention
• Case status update
• Community Referrals
• Provide Education and information to prevent further victimization
- 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