Latino Coalition Against Domestic & Sexual Violence

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CONTACT PERSON

Edwin Arellano

PHONE NUMBER

317-926-4673

EMAIL

earellano@indianalatinocoalition.org

ADDRESS

300 E Fall Creek Pkwy N. Drive
Suite 200
Indianapolis, IN 46205

SERVICES AVAILABLE IN SPANISH

Yes

Recognized as the only organization of its kind in the country that is dedicated to improving the quality of life for Latino and immigrant families impacted by domestic and sexual violence.

 

The Latino Coalition is a statewide nonprofit organization that provides support and advocacy to Latino victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. The Latino Coalition also provides program coordination and skills training to assist service providers and member programs to develop, enhance, and improve their programs, policies, and services to be more linguistically and culturally competent.

 

The Latino Coalition programs seek to educate, support and empower victims of domestic violence and sexual abuse. By harnessing the strengths of Latino communities and service providers across Indiana, our goals are to provide culturally relevant and community-wide solutions to prevent violence and responds appropriately to victim’s needs. To better serve the Latino community, we focus on the following priorities: advocacy, training and technical assistance, awareness, and research.

Services Provided

Health

Bilingual Counseling and Advocacy Program (BCAP) services are designed to assist Latino victims break free from domestic violence and educate them in order to prevent future abuse.

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Legal Support

Victim Immigrant Services and Assistance (VISA) is a program created to provide direct legal and immigration services to immigrant victims of domestic and sexual violence, and to find remedies under the law to obtain legal status.

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Specialized Training

Encouraging Non-Violence through Legal Assistance and Community Education (ENLACE) offers cultural competency and immigration training to legal professionals, law enforcement officers, prosecutors, and other victim service providers.

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Community

Seeds of Hope is a support group for Latina victims and survivors of domestic violence. It is administered through the BCAP by a bilingual, culturally competent professional and is the only Spanish support group of its kind in central Indiana.

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