Local Resources

Name of Organization Contact Information Services Offered
Domestic Violence NetworkLindsay Stawick
Prevention education, information on resources, and youth advocacy and empowerment programs.
Indiana Youth Group317-541-8726
3733 N. Meridian Street Indianapolis, IN 46208
Students may drop in or you may refer them by calling to speak with a staff member. The activity center is open on Wednesday and Thursday from 3 – 9 p.m. and on Friday from 3 – 11 p.m.
Programs include: sexual health education, suicide prevention education, various support groups, case management, and parent support and education. The activity center serves as a safe and confidential environment for LGBTQ youth and straight allies ages 12 through 20 to hang out and be themselves.
Reach for YouthMarion County helpline: 317- 926-4357
Marion County Crisis and Suicide Hotline: 317-251-7575
3505 N Washington Blvd. Indianapolis, IN 46205
Behavioral health counseling and sexual health services for youth and family.
The Legacy House317-554-5272
2505 N Arlington Ave Indianapolis, IN 46218
Trauma counseling and advocacy to victims of abuse or violence.
Families First317-634-6341
615 N Alabama St. STE 320 Indianapolis, IN 46204
Support groups for teen survivors of sexual assault. **Rape Crisis Center**
Latino Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence317-926-4673
300 E Fall Creek Parkway N Dr, STE 200 Indianapolis, IN 46205
Legal advocacy, support, information/referral.
Indiana Center for Children and Families317-631-2000
1431 N Delaware Street Indianapolis, IN 46202
Assessment, case management, counseling and therapeutic services for children, adolescents and families.
Connect 2 Help; 2- 1-12-1-1 OR 317-926-4357Connection to ANY human service. For example, basic needs (food, shelter, heat, etc.), legal assistance, mental health needs, etc.

National Resources

Name of Organization Contact Information Services Offered
Love Is RespectText: loveis to 22522 866-331-9474
TTY: 866-331-8453
Live chat on website: www.loveisrespect.org
Support line to chat/ask questions about relationships or to be referred to local service provider. An advocate is available 24/7 (Spanish speaking advocates available). Website has relevant content regarding all aspects of relationships and dating suitable for teachers, school staff, parents and teens.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline800-273-8255
Live chat on website: https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/chat/
Confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources and best practices for professionals.

While there is no way to completely eliminate the possibility of dating violence or sexual assault, there are ways to help protect yourself and others to reduce the risk.