HOLLYS HOUSE INC
Rating: 4.88 stars 16 reviews
Issues: Homeless & Housing, Human Services, Crime & Law
Location: 750 North Park Drive Evansville IN 47710 USA
Results: Over 1500 victims of intimate crimes have been interviewed at Holly's House. After the interview clients are connected with additional services available in the community to support thier healing journey. In addition, over 5900 elementary school children in southwest Indiana have participated in our school based prevention program, "Think First & Stay Safe".
Target demographics: Soutwest Indiana residents who have been victims of sexual assault, domestic violence or child abuse.
Direct beneficiaries per year: Approximately 1500
Geographic areas served: Southwest Indiana, including the following counties: Gibson, Knox, Pike, Perry, Posey, Spencer, Vanderburgh and Warrick
Programs: Forensic Interviewing, Multidisciplinary Collaboration and Child Abuse Prevention. Victim Advocacy and Mental Healht Services are also available in our facility through partnership with other community agencies.
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I have been involved with Holly's House almost from it's inception, having become a Board Member after the idea was launched, but prior to the actual, physical location being completed. I have prosecuted many cases that have been investigated utilizing the services of Holly's House. The cases I am presented from this organization, are so much more thorough in their presentation, and therefore, much easier to prosecute than others. Our community is very fortunate to have such an organization, with the dedication of a staff who is fully vested with the intent and ideals of protecting those who find it hard to protect themselves.
I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...
My employment as a sex crimes/child victim crimes prosecutor.
If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...
require all local agencies utilize their services in order to improve the conviction rate of perpetrators of crimes against children.
Dear "buckeye", I so appreciate your time to post such a thoughtful review. It has been an amazing journey from an idea to our current level of operations. I look forward to our continued partnerhsip and success in "assisting victims and supporting survivors". Best Wishes, Sidney