About Us

Columbus Regional Shelter for Victims of Domestic Violence, Inc. (d.b.a., Turning Point Domestic Violence Services Inc.) has been providing victim services for over 37 years. In 1975, services began as the Columbus Women's Center and provided shelter for victims of domestic violence in Columbus, Indiana at a local motel. On August 6, 1980, the Columbus Regional Shelter for Victims of Domestic Violence, Inc. (d.b.a. Turning Point Domestic Violence Services Inc.) was incorporated. The shelter began serving a seven-county area including Bartholomew, Brown, Decatur, Jackson, Jennings, Johnson, and Shelby counties. In 1984, Turning Point added Dearborn, Jefferson, Ohio, Ripley and Switzerland counties to its service area. In 2011, Turning Point realigned its region to the following eight (8) counties: Bartholomew, Brown, Decatur, Jackson, Jefferson, Jennings, Johnson, and Shelby.