What should you do if you're being abused? We Can Help
The YWCA is the largest provider of domestic violence services in the country. Locally, the YWCA building is a home where we provide shelter for victims of domestic violence and their children. We staff a 24-hour domestic violence hotline. Our confidential services are available 24-hours a day, 365 days a year.
You have a right to be safe! If you need us, we’re here.
24-Hour Domestic Violence Hotline • 866-367-9922
Emergency Police/Fire • 911
Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence Hotline TTY • 800-332-7385
National Teen Dating Abuse Hotline • 866-331-9474
National Domestic Violence Hotline • 800-799-SAFE (7233)
Here are some other things you can do:
• Make sure that you know phone numbers you can call and places you can go in an emergency.
• Teach your children not to get in the middle of a fight.
• If you think you may leave, make a plan to help keep you safe. This will help when you are getting ready to leave.
Your plan might include:
• Putting together and hiding a suitcase of clothing; copies of your car and house keys; money or credit cards; and important papers, such as Social Security cards and birth certificates for you and your children.
• Opening a savings account or getting a credit card, if you can do so in secret.
Indiana Victim Information and Notification Everyday (VINE) System
The Indiana VINE system is a service through which victims of crime can use the telephone or Internet to search for information regarding the custody status of their offender and to register to receive telephone and e-mail notification when the offender's custody status changes. The VINE toll-free number for the Indiana VINE system is (866) 959-8463. This service is provided to assist victims of crime who have a right to know about their offender's custody status.
Click here to register for notification from the Indiana VINE system. This is a FREE service enhancement.