Fair Haven (originally known as Fair Haven Center for Women. Our name was modified in 2017 to promote inclusive services for all victims of sexual assault) was founded in 2005 by two courageous survivors of sexual violence: Patty Conley and Kelly Vates. Read More.
We have a dedicate staff of coordinators and professional victim advocates who are qualified to assist you in reaching your safe port in the storm, as well as providing helpful information for sexual assault awareness, education, and prevention. Read more.
The Board of Directors represent the interests of the “owners” — the community. The Board, acting as governors, is charged to protect that public purpose — to ensure that funds are used as responsibly and as effectively as possible. Read more.
is to provide faith-focused services to those affected by sexual violence & trauma.
is to create a caring, safe and nurturing community with zero tolerance for violence.
Our Core Values
- People are the priority.
- To serve with compassion.
- To respect autonomy.
- To act with integrity.
- To strive for excellence in all we do.
- To embrace growth.
- Commitment to our faith-focused principles.
Our Organizational Goals
- Provide victim-centered, trauma informed services.
- Promote prevention & education efforts that challenge social norms.
- Effect positive change within the region of Northwest Indiana.
From the initial phone call, to the bedside, to providing support services, advocating and walking with the victim through the judicial process (Fair Haven) has enabled victims to remain engaged.