Transitional Support Services for Domestic Violence
Survivors and their Children
Serving Central Indiana residents since 1997
It is our mission to assist domestic violence survivors and their children
as they break free in their quest towards a
non-violent, productive and self-sufficient life
A special 2013 Message to our Supporters from Judith House, Founder/President:
am filled with gratitude as I reflect on the many ways that you have helped our
organization in the past year.
2012 was our most challenging year to date.
At a time when more families sought our services, we made a special plea
to our supporters because we thought we would have to close our doors due to a
decline in funding sources. The response
was overwhelming and heartwarming. Your
generous gifts of support and words of encouragement carried us through so we
could continue to serve the families in our programs.
2012, we assisted 96 women, 3 men, and
223 children. Because of your
support, they are no longer living in abusive homes and making it on their
are just a few of the comments that we have received from our families:
you so much…Fresh Start has helped me & my family with deliveries, food,
rental assistance, school supplies and items for my home. I appreciate all of your assistance.”
came up here from Florida…the people here were amazingly helpful. Out of an abusive relationship, I was blessed
finding this place! People to help me
gain respect for myself and others.
really enjoy being a client of Fresh Start.
They have helped me maintain self-sufficiency and helped me with life’s
challenges as the result of being a survivor of domestic violence. Thank you, Fresh Start! I appreciate everything!”
Fresh Start has helped me…let me count the ways…being a support and sanctuary
to many. I have received multiple
blessings. You helped the children
during Christmas. ..the help with providing a comfortable home by giving me
furnishings ranging from bed, TV’s, etc.
I’m forever thankful. Many
blessings to you all!”
it is because of YOU that our families can leave their abusive homes to rebuild
their lives. We simply could not do what
we do without YOUR generous support and love!
Please know the tremendous impact you have on the families we serve. Thank you for caring!
am excited about our vision and focus in 2013.
I look forward to partnering with you this year as we help the families
in our communities. Please call me
anytime at 317-541-1655 or email me at email@example.com
to learn more about our programs or to arrange a meeting. I would love the opportunity to personally
meet with you.