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16th Jun



Interpersonal Abuse in the LGBTQ+ Community The statistics are clear. People in the LGBTQ+ community face disproportionately high rates of intimate partner and sexual violence compared to cisgender, heterosexual people. “The issue is ...

5th Jun


Evansville highway sign

We’re more than the 35 apartments at Coburn Place. Survivors of interpersonal abuse receive housing support outside the walls of our building on 38th Street in Indianapolis. We also place survivors in housing in the greater ...

26th May


We say “survivor-led” a lot around Coburn Place, but what does that mean? It means we have many programs available to survivors, but we don’t require them to participate in any of them to receive help. We don’t reward them for ...

12th May


Cindy Wadelton with clipboard

Cindy Wadelton is at Coburn Place setting up an apartment so it’s move-in ready for a survivor mom and her baby. It’s something she’s done many times. She wields her clipboard like a middle-school basketball coach. The ...

24th Apr


24 Hours at the Coburn Place Front Desk

Our front desk mentors have always acted as Coburn Place’s vanguard. But now, more than ever, they act as our front lines while shining a beacon of comfort and safety to the residents of Coburn Place. Our front desk team works so ...

17th Apr


Image of Covid-19 virus

We’re answering the questions you’ve asked us about what we’re doing to help survivors while we’re under a stay-at-home order. Have you seen increased violence against survivors during the stay-at-home order and what are you ...

15th Apr


Providing for Children Survivors During COVID-19: An Interview with Teia Sherrell 

  The facts are clear: Domestic violence regularly happens parallel to child abuse and neglect. According to the Domestic Violence Network, children are witnesses in 77% of domestic violence reports. In fact, Prevent Child Abuse ...

20th Mar


Introducing a Unique Way to Help Survivors—Coburn Society

  The longer a survivor waits for housing, the more likely they are to stay with an abuser—a choice that puts their life in continued danger.  While shelters save lives, housing ends homelessness.    Introducing the ...

9th Mar


Jacqueline Willett

To better serve survivors, Coburn Place recently reorganized our programming to address both the well-being and housing needs of individuals. Jacqueline Willett, our Intake & Well-Being Services Coordinator, explains her new role ...

23rd Feb


Celebrating Bill Browne: A Commitment to Coburn Place and his Neighborhood Legacy

  Supporter Nancy Barnes and her father, Bill Browne, have almost 100 years of history with Coburn Place.  Bill Browne attended school at IPS School #66, Henry P. Coburn, from 1933 to 1941. And then 78 years later, in November of ...