45 YEARS OF SHELTER
Columbus Regional Shelter for Victims of Domestic Violence, Inc. (d.b.a., Turning Point Domestic Violence Services) has been providing victim services since 1975. Raised in Columbus, Indiana, sisters Rickie and Barbara Steeb founded the Columbus Regional Women's Shelter, Indiana's second women's shelter. Services began as the Columbus Women's Center and provided shelter for victims of domestic violence in Columbus, Indiana at the local Woodlawn Motel. On August 6, 1980, the Columbus Regional Shelter for Victims of Domestic Violence, Inc. (d.b.a. Turning Point Domestic Violence Services) was incorporated. The 25-bed Emergency Shelter now serves a seven-county area including Bartholomew, Brown, Decatur, Jackson, Jennings, Johnson, and Shelby counties.