The Evansville Police Department has reportedly been receiving and increasing number of domestic violence calls recently. This time of year can be very stressful for many families. Many people, both men and women who find themselves in abusive relationships might not think there are any sources of help, but there are. If you are in a current domestic violence situation, an abuse situation, or know of someone that is,  please reach out and get help.

According to, there are currently 5 domestic violence and abuse shelters and programs in Evansville, IN with 2 offering a hotline and some offering emergency shelter.

Albion Fellows Bacon Center
Hotline 812-422-5622     Business 812-422-5622

YWCA Evansville
Emergency Shelter
Hotline 866-367-9922     Business 812-422-1191

Community Action Program of Evansville
Business 812-425-4241

Echo Housing - Family Transitional Housing
Business 812-423-8422

Holly's House
Business 812-437-7233

Outside of this city and still nearby, you can also find help at many domestic violence and abuse shelters and programs in places like Mount VernonOwensboro, and Jasper.

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