Direct Services Department provides 24-hour Rape Response Services offered to Lake County, IN. This program will provide the sexual assault victim the opportunity to have the support of a Sexual Assault Victim Advocate present prior to and during all medical and legal proceedings and throughout the entire legal and healing process.
If you live in Lake County, IN and are a victim of sexual assault and would like to speak with an advocate, contact our office to make an appointment 219-961-4357 or call our 24-hour line: 219-218-2552.
Information on our weekly support groups:
- Tuesday: Work Release Support Group 3pm-4pm (held off site)
- Wednesday: Curriculum Support Group 10am-11:30pm
- Thursday: Adolescent Support Group 5pm-6:30pm
- Friday: SELF Group 1pm-2:30pm
Our Anti-Trafficking Department is a brand-new program that is in the capacity-building stage. Currently, we are available to respond 24/7 to regional hospitals with a Human-Trafficking Victim Advocate. They would be present prior to and during all medical and legal proceedings and throughout the entire legal and healing process. Individual advocacy services are held at our office, where a victim advocate works through an individualized care plan with a trafficking survivor. Additionally, we have a contract with a trauma therapy agency to provide our clients trauma therapy if eligible.
If interested in partnering with us as we build this program, please contact our Anti-Trafficking Coordinator.