Domestic Violence Services

Outreach Advocacy Services

The Crisis Center provides services on an outreach basis to clients who need advocacy, but who do not need shelter at this time. Like residential advocacy, outreach advocacy includes individual counseling sessions with advocates, safety planning, legal representation, resource referrals, housing and employment assistance, and other situational resources.

Educational Info

Domestic violence can be defined as a pattern of behavior in a relationship that is used to gain or maintain power and control over an intimate partner. Abuse can be physical, sexual, emotional, economic, or psychological.

1 in 4 women & 1 in 7 men

have been victims of physical violence by an intimate partner in their lifetime.

The presence of a gun in a domestic violence situation increases the risk of homicide by

500%.

Legal Advocacy/ Representation

The Crisis Center’s Staff Attorney is available to assist clients with obtaining orders for protection, no-contact orders, divorce, child support, child custody and parenting time, paternity establishment, etc.

Our Mission

The mission of the North Central Indiana Rural Crisis Center is to help end domestic violence in Jasper, Newton, and Pulaski counties by providing temporary shelter and services to victims and children of domestic violence and/or sexual assault through education, advocacy, and community intervention.  We strive to build a community of hope by empowering victims to “break the silence” of violence.  Our motto is, “Turning victims into survivors, helplessness into hope.”

Latest Blogs

Safety Planning

One of the most important steps in leaving an abusive relationship is determining a way to do so safely. Each and every survivor of domestic violence/ sexual assault will have to consider what the...

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Donation Drive

Interested in Making a Difference? The Trinity United Methodist Church Women’s Group of Kentland is orchestrating a fundraiser on our behalf! During the month of May they will be collecting paper...

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