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Alternatives Incorporated of Madison County strives to eradicate family violence in all its facets through education, prevention, and intervention in Central Indiana.
Alternatives philosophy is all persons have the right to live in a loving, caring, safe and secure environment. We support victims through the initial crisis with the ultimate strategy of helping them achieve abuse-free and financially independent lives. In recognition of the complex needs of victims, we draw upon the resources of local communities to support victims in their quest for peace and security. Our services are comprehensive and collaborative. They include:
STATEMENT OF CORE VALUES:
PERSEVERANCE Alternatives is dedicated to remain steadfast in the fight to end violence and support those who have the strength and courage to speak out.
EMPOWERMENT Alternatives works with integrity to encourage individuals to speak in their own voice, increase their positive self-image, and transition from victim to survivor.
ADVOCACY Alternatives assists those in need of services with dignity, respect, and compassion in addition to providing a modern facility that imparts a family atmosphere and fosters positive change.
COLLABORATION Alternatives strives to integrate the finest staff into the communities we serve through teamwork and dedication to promote a coordinated community response.
EDUCATION Alternatives' is committed to education about domestic violence, sexual assault, child abuse, and homelessness so that men, women, children, and communities understand the aspects of healthy relationships and how to identify dangerous situations. In addition, we offer the necessary tools and instruction for survivors and their children to increase knowledge, prepare for job readiness, and enhance overall life skills.