At Turning Point, we offer a wide variety of services including:

 

crisis helpline

The 24/7 Crisis/Helpline is a central access point for our services and can connect you with services anywhere in the nation. The crisis line has trained advocates 24 hours a day, is confidential, and can be anonymous. Staff can provide information and referrals, safety planning, information regarding domestic violence, sexual assault, and teen dating violence. Staff can refer and connect callers with Turning Point Non-Residential and Shelter Services.

Emergency Shelter

Turning Point offers a 25-Bed Emergency Shelter for adult women, men, and their dependent children who are victims of Domestic Violence and/or Sexual Assault. Shelter services include; crisis intervention, danger assessment, individualized safety planning, legal advocacy, and skill building activities in the form of life skills groups, educational support groups focused on recovering from the trauma of abuse, and substance abuse screening and education. In addition, the victim is provided with assistance in accessing community resources.

 

All services are completely free of charge and voluntary. Food and personal care items such as shampoo, soap, and other toiletries are provided at no cost.

 

TRANSITIONAL HOUSING

Transitional Housing is available for victimized individuals and/or families who are dedicated to breaking free from violence and continuing to participate in Turning Point Programming. Transitional Housing is available for up to 24 months.

 

Questions regarding the shelter can be answered through the Crisis/Helpline: 1-800-221-6311 

Shelter Director 812-379-5575 ext. 110

Children's Program

Our Children’s Services Coordinator and Academic Tutor provides domestic violence education and support for the dependent children of the victims in shelter. Services include: Family case management, support groups, domestic violence education, safety planning, tutoring and school liaison services. The Children’s program also provides structured recreational activities for children and families while in shelter.  This program is funded by the Landmark Farms Foundation.

Children's Services Coordinator 812-379-5575 ext. 102

 
 

Non-residential services

Non-Residential staff provide intervention services for victims, and their families, of domestic violence and sexual assault who are not currently seeking shelter. Non-Residential staff are available in the following counties: Bartholomew, Brown, Jackson, Johnson, and Shelby. Non-Residential services may include; goal setting and advocacy, danger assessments, information and referrals, domestic violence and sexual assault information, educational support groups, legal advocacy, case management, and individual safety planning.  All non-residential services are voluntary and free of charge.

For Immediate Assistance Call 1-800-221-6311 

Below are some of our staff and their respective counties:

Bartholomew County Courthouse Case Manager

812-379-1629

 

Bartholomew County Case Manager

812-379-5575 ext. 217

 

Bartholomew County Latina Services Provider

812-379-5575 ext. 214

 

Brown County Community Services Director

812-657-1992

Vice President of Direct Services

812-379-5575 ext. 206  

carriekruse@turningpointdv.org

Jackson County Community Services Director

812-523-3472 Ex. 305

 

Jackson County Latina Services Provider

812-523-3472 Ex.315

Johnson County Community Services Director

317-736-8666

 

Shelby County Community Services Director

317-398-5682

Latina SErvices

Servicios de albergue de emergencia 

Sirviendo en 7 condados de Indiana. Nuestras instalaciones cuentan con 25 Camas para mujeres, hombres e hijos dependientes. Cordinador de Servicios Infantiles que provee educación sobre violencia domestica y da soporte a los niños de las victimas durante su estancia en el albergue además de un Tutor Académico para ayuda con las tareas escolares.

 

Legal Assistance for Victims (LAV)

Turning Point and Legal Aid District 11 partner to provide a holistic approach to legal services.

Through the Legal Assistance for Victims (LAV) program, Legal Aid and Turning Point collaborate to provide civil legal services and supportive case management to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking. Turning Point’s LAV Case Manager offers the same services provided by non-residential staff, with the added benefit of collaborating with the LAV Attorney to best serve the legal and personal needs of each individual. 

 
 

Emergency Shelter FAQ

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Our shelter is set up to be reminiscent of a home environment. There are 25 available beds in a secure building that is staffed 24 hours a day 7 days a week 365 days a year. We provide sheets, blankets, and pillows free of charge. Community Spaces include a fully stocked kitchen and dining space, a family room with a television and games available, a computer room where you can use the internet to job hunt or apply for benefits. We also have meeting spaces available for you to meet with outside service providers.

Partners and Sponsors

CONTACT US
P.O. Box 103,
Columbus, IN, 47202
Administration line: 812-379-5575

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