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Our Role in Central Indiana.

Safety. Comfort. Healing.

To help victims of domestic abuse become survivors through supportive services, education, and cooperative partnerships that foster hope, promote self-sufficiency, and rebuild lives.


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Types of Abuse

  • Physical Abuse

    Intentionally causing bodily injury. Examples include slapping, kicking, shoving, punching, etc.

  • Sexual Abuse

    Any unwanted sexual contact. Examples include touching, rape, sodomy, coerced nudity, etc.

  • Emotional Abuse

    Intentionally causing emotional pain. Examples include intimidation, ridiculing, isolation, etc.

  • Financial Abuse

    Withholding money, controlling the household spending or refusing to include you in financial decisions

  • Digital Abuse

    Using technologies such as texting and social media to bully, harass, stalk or intimidate a partner.

  • Stalking

    Repeated and unwanted harassment or contact that would cause a reasonable person to feel fear

Working Today for a Safer Tomorrow

In 2021, we assisted thousands of people in their quest to live a life free of violence.

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News & Articles

15 Mar

From victim to survivor: Melinda’s story

Each year, thousands of people escaping domestic abuse, sexual abuse,

21 Feb

Helping a friend or roommate is being abused

If you believe your friend or roommate is in an

18 Feb

Donor Spotlight: Valentine’s Day for Indiana Women’s Shelters

Earlier this month, representatives from Valentine's Day for Indiana Women's

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The Julian Center empowers survivors of domestic and sexual violence and creates a community where every individual is safe and respected. And we are proud to be the largest organization of its kind in Indiana.

Since 1975, we have assisted more than 66,350 people and educated over 365,750 others on the causes and effects of domestic and sexual violence and its impact on our community.