Fort Wayne Women’s Bureau

Health and Well-Being, Law and Justice, Violence Against Women
Fort Wayne Women’s Bureau

Geography: United States

Founded: 2011

Address:

2417 Fairfield Avenue
Fort Wayne, IN 46805

About Fort Wayne Women's Bureau

The mission of the Fort Wayne Women's Bureau is to relieve the trauma of sexual assault through crisis intervention and counseling and to prevent sexual assault through education and awareness. In 2011, the Women’s Bureau provided services to more than 350,000 people in northeastern Indiana, and the number of women and children who need their services continues to grow.

Programs

  • Transitions - Transitions is a gender-sensitive residential treatment program for pregnant women and/or women with children through age 5, which rebuilds families by helping women maintain a life of recovery from drug and alcohol addiction. The program focuses on helping women build and strengthen support systems and healthy relationships in treatment that can continue through their recovery. Transitions helps women overcome the key barriers to successful recovery by addressing parenting and family bonding issues, trauma, self-sufficiency, education, and job skills as well as their addiction. The program also assists clients in linking to permanent supportive housing options in the community.
  • REACT (Respond, Empower, Advocate, Collaborate, Treat) - All REACT programs strive to relieve the trauma of sexual assault through crisis intervention and counseling, and to prevent sexual assault through education and skill-building.