Victim Rights – Non-Direct Services
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
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?
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.
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
- 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