If you or a loved one has been the victim of a sex crime, there are places to help you during this difficult time. We hope to provide information that will help you know what to expect, how to navigate the legal system, and what resources are available as you move forward.
The most important aspect to remember, however, is that you are not alone, and that, in most cases, help is only a phone call away.
Today you took a courageous and important step by seeking help for the actions committed against you and/or someone you love. Reporting is the first, crucial step in the healing process, as well as beginning the process of bringing criminals to justice to protect you and our community.
This website is intended to provide information that will help you to know what to expect, how to navigate the legal system, and what community resources are available in Vanderburgh County as you move forward. In addition we have included some resources that are available outside Vanderburgh County, some reading resources, and some testimonials to encourage and help you and those you love to not only survive but to thrive – living healthy, fulfilling, and productive lives.
God has allowed me and many others to overcome and thrive amidst something that was meant for evil and now has been used for his good. And you too can go on living a life full of hope and free from abuse.Words of Hope
Due to prayer, counseling, and her very supportive family, Emily has come to understand that she was an innocent victim of a horrendous crime.Emily’s Story
My focus needed to be on protecting and providing for our granddaughter, to help her heal, to help my family heal, and to do what was right before God.A Grandmother’s Story