Prevail is dedicated to serving victims of crime and abuse in a confidential, supportive, non-judgmental environment that is meant to empower, educate and strengthen those we serve. By offering these life-saving services, free of charge, we help people move forward – to give hope for a life free of violence and fear – to provide care and understanding in crisis – to help make an easier path in facing life’s challenges. Prevail seeks to make positive change happen – in individuals and families, in our communities, and in our social systems.
2015 Prevail Highlights:
- Prevail served 2,721 clients in 2015 and an additional 575 people were offered services.
In 2015, Prevail increased our staff with new additions including a full time Primary Prevention Specialist, who will be working with the community to prevent first-time perpetration of domestic and sexual violence. We have also added a Protective Order Advocate to devotetime to this critically important step in many safety plans. Finally, we doubled the time spent on Self-Sufficiency and added responsibilities to include housing resources in addition to employment strategies.
Prevail participated in the Clothesline Project for the first time in 2015. This national project encourages victims of crime to use a t-shirt as their canvas to express their experience of victimization. These t-shirts were displayed throughout Hamilton County in April, SexualAssault Awareness Month.
- Prevail is recognized as a Training Provider for Indiana law enforcement officers and support personnel through the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy
- In 2015, 31 entities in the community partnered with Prevail to support efforts to Go Purple for domestic violence awareness month.
- Click here to review our Prevail 2015 Informational Report
Prevail's services are provided at no cost, our organization relies on funding from individual, corporate and foundation contributions in addition to federal, state and local government funding sources. We would like to thank everyone for the overwhelming support we received in 2015. We appreciate the generosity of our volunteers, individual donors, foundations, civic groups, corporate and government funding providers.