Help us wage war against domestic violence!
Founded by three courageous women, Beacon of Hope opened its doors in 2009. As a survivor of domestic violence herself, our CEO/Executive Director Sandra Ziebold is committed to empowering victims of domestic violence to become self-sufficient by providing safety, support and education.
Beacon of Hope’s vision is a world in which everyone can live free from the grip of domestic violence.
Beacon of Hope provides comprehensive services to domestic violence victims that include:
- crisis intervention,
- court accompaniment,
- advocacy and outreach,
- assistance filing protective orders,
- victim compensation paperwork,
- basic needs provision,
- case management,
- counseling services,
- emergency hotel assistance (when grant and donor funds specific to this category are available and criteria are met),
- foster pet care assistance,
- emergency veterinary assistance,
- employment assistance,
- shelter and housing referrals,
- teen dating abuse outreach,
- and ongoing follow-up care.
Just make the call!
Main Office Line: (317) 731-6131
Crisis Call Hotline: (317) 731-6140
As a crisis support organization assisting victims of domestic violence and sexual assault through a myriad of client services, Beacon of Hope serves Central Indiana and can assist victims throughout the United States seeking safe return to Indiana from domestic violence situations. The Beacon of Hope team consists of its CEO/Executive Director, Controller, Director of Victim Advocacy Data, Victim Advocates, Program Coordinators, Volunteers, Volunteer Program Assistants and Counselors.
Beacon of Hope is the exclusive domestic violence organization in Marion County that first began offering direct assistance to victims while addressing pet safety. Beacon of Hope, through its Victim Advocacy Service Programs: Crisis Call Hotline Advocacy Services, Criminal Justice Program, Domestic Violence Advocacy, Economic Sustainability Program, Foster Pet Program, Prevention Empowerment Program, Sexual Assault Advocacy and Teen Talk Outreach and Education Program offers victims assistance in overcoming barriers that hold them in abusive situations.
At Beacon of Hope, we make it our mission to serve Indianapolis community in so many positive, life changing ways.
Services and Programs
Victim Advocacy Services and Programs
Our Crisis Center provides victim advocacy services to victims of domestic violence. Our victim advocacy team provides victims with emotional support and help finding resources. Read more about what we provide.
Your support helps us provide direct services to clients in need. We need your help to meet the demand. Please consider donating now.
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Sponsors / Partners
GREAT NEWS!!! Beacon of Hope is now mobile! I’m in!, one of our valued sponsors, has designed and developed our mobile app, which is now available for download from Google Play. I’m in! also helps businesses deploy various mobile coupon and loyalty programs. These programs enable users to find great discounts at stores like Macy’s, Amazon, JC Penney and Kohl’s. Please visit their website at www.imin.com. “I’m in! Are you?”