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 advocacy/referrals, resource referrals, housing and employment assistance, and other situational resources.
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
Legal Advocacy/ Referrals
Crisis Center advocates- while unable to represent clients in court- can assist clients in filling out a protective order, accompany clients to court appearances related to their victimization, and provide referrals to licensed attorneys.
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.”
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...
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...