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Our Mission, Vision and Values

Our Mission

Coburn Place empowers victims of intimate partner violence to live as survivors.

Our Vision and Identity Statement

The vision of Coburn Place is of a world where every adult and child may live free from intimate partner violence, housed stably and safely, with adequate financial resources.


We advance our mission of:

Empowering victims of intimate partner violence to live as survivors.

…and seek to (impact)

Improve intimate partner violence survivors’ immediate and long-term safety, overall well-being, long-term self-sufficiency, and permanent housing stability.

by serving

Adult victims of intimate partner violence and their dependents regardless of age, ability, gender, gender identity, ethnicity, national origin, religion, income, or sexual orientation.

in (geographic area)

Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana with no geographical restrictions regarding where clients originate.

through (client-centered, trauma-informed care programs and services focused on overall well-being)

ADULT SERVICES INCLUDE: 24-hour crisis line; individual advocacy and case management; housing and outreach programs, individual and family therapy; support groups; criminal justice/court advocacy; victim compensation fund assistance; address confidentiality assistance; HopeLine cellphone assistance; financial literacy and economic empowerment curricula; housing advocacy and education; permanent housing placement; GED tutoring and education advancement; health/wellness education; healthy relationship classes/groups; pre-arranged childcare for appointments/services; budget-stretching direct aid (as available) for food, medical, and transportation assistance; employment/career readiness; substance abuse prevention/treatment referrals; computer lab; and, 24-hour fitness center and laundry facilities (available to residential clients only).

CHILDREN’S AGE-APPROPRIATE SERVICES INCLUDE: Indoor and outdoor play/development spaces; individual advocacy and case management; individual and family therapy; support groups; financial literacy and economic empowerment curricula; homework help and tutoring; literacy; GED tutoring and education advancement; computer lab; health/wellness education and activities; healthy relationship classes/groups; anti-bullying programs; personal safety; field trips; after-school programs and school break camps; civic engagement and philanthropic activities; employment/career readiness; substance abuse prevention/treatment referrals.

INCOME-BASED SERVICES INCLUDE: on-site or community-based transitional housing.

and emphasizing our unique advantages of

Being the largest and most comprehensive provider of transitional housing and supportive services for domestic violence victims in Indianapolis and in Indiana.  We are the only organization in Indianapolis to offer this type of on-site housing in apartment homes with private kitchens, bedrooms, and bathrooms.  Coburn Place has 15 one-bedroom, 15 two-bedroom, and five three-bedroom apartment homes all on-site within our gated and secure facility in addition to community located units.  We have additional units available in the community.  And other than our transitional housing (on and offsite) being income-based, all of our supports and services are available to any survivor of intimate partner violence.

We are sustainable by (funding sources)

Individual, corporate, civic, and faith-based contributions, special events, private grants, public grants, and a Low-Income Housing Tax Credit partnership. We are a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit charitable corporation and encompass an Indiana limited partnership (LP) entity for our LIHTC partnership.

Our Values

 

Warm and Caring Environment

We commit to providing an environment that:

  • Encourages openness among clients, staff, volunteers, donors and supporters
  • Promotes friendly interactions among all who engage in life and work at Coburn Place
  • Infuses compassion in all that we do
  • Upholds the importance of a clean and inviting facility

 

Safety and Security

We understand that our ability to have an impact on the lives of those who will benefit from our services rests on:

  • Providing space which is first and foremost safe and secure
  • Giving clients a dependable environment

 

Respect

We strive in all that we do to:

  • Honor personal and professional boundaries
  • Recognize the inherent differences and importance of each person
  • Acknowledge that each client is the expert in her or his own life