Interpersonal abuse occurs when one person in a relationship uses power to gain control over another. Abuse can occur in any relationship – gay, straight, polyamorous, family or friend. The abuse can be physical, sexual, emotional, financial or spiritual. Abusers gain control in many ways – through intimidation, coercion, threats and isolation. They may use children as a manipulation tool or engage in economic or emotional abuse. They may blame their partner and minimize or deny their concerns. Deciding whether to leave or stay can be a scary and uncertain time. We understand that, and we’re here to help. We believe everyone deserves a safe home. We can help you begin to heal and work with you to plan a strong, independent life free from abuse. If you decide to stay or reconcile, we can work with you to develop a safety plan and explore supportive resources in the community for you and your partner.
We're here for you.
of survivors living onsite exit to safe, permanent housing.
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What do I do?
Next steps and additional resources
If you are in a physically unsafe environment, please call 911. If you are in a safe, secure location, you can get in touch with Coburn Place 24/7 by calling (317) 923-5750 or texting (317) 864-0832. You will be put in immediate contact with one of our staff members.
Consider whether you would be safe to stay temporarily with friends or family, or contact one of these local emergency shelters and resources:
The Julian Center – (317) 920-9320 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Salvation Army – (317) 637-5551
Dayspring Center – (317) 635-6780
Holy Family Shelter – (317) 635-7830
Center for Women & Children/Wheeler Mission Ministries – (317) 635-3575
Indiana211 – 211 or (866) 211-9966, online database
No! Coburn Place serves ALL people impacted by interpersonal abuse, regardless of race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age or religion.
The first step is call us at (317) 923-5750. We will schedule a time for you to come in, fill out an application and meet with one of our intake advocates. You and your advocate will work together to match you with all of the best housing and well-being resources from there.
If you do not have safe or reliable access to a phone, we can also be reached at email@example.com or by sending us a message on our Facebook page.
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