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1 ABUSE, NEGLECT, EXPLOITATION, OR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SERVICES

2 Advocacy & Support Center 890 Rineyville Road Elizabethtown, KY Phone: (270) hours Crisis Line: (877) SERVICES: Crisis Counseling; Therapy Services; Community Education/Awareness Program; Information and Referrals; Medical Advocacy; Victim Advocacy; Assistance filing Victim's Compensation claims. SERVICE AREA: Breckinridge, Grayson, Hardin, LaRue, Marion, Meade, Nelson, and Washington counties. ELIGIBILITY: Services available to child, teen, or adult victims of rape or sexual abuse, as well as non-offending family members. Education programs available to any interested group. FEES: No fees for services. The Caring Place: A Center for Abused Women And Children, Inc. P.O. Box 945 Lebanon, KY Phone: (270) Toll Free: (800) Fax: (270) non-dedicated line Services for any female abused adult and the mother's children under 18 years of age. OFFICE HOURS: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM EST. (Monday-Friday) SERVICES: The Caring Place provides information, counseling, legal advocacy and referral services to victims of domestic violence available 24 hours a day. SERVICE AREA: Marion, Nelson, Taylor, and Washington counties. ELIGIBILITY: Must be a victim of domestic violence. FEES: None. 1

3 Crime Victim Advocate Commonwealth's Attorney Office 116 E. Stephen Foster Ave. Bardstown, KY Phone: (502) Services: LaRue & Nelson Co. 512 Fairway Drive P.O. Box 249 Brandenburg, KY Phone: (270) Fax: (270) Public Square, Suite 1 P.O. Box 1146 Elizabethtown, KY Phone: (270) (ext.232) Services: Hardin Co. 213 East Broadway P.O. Box 27 Campbellsville, KY Phone: (270) Services: Marion & Washington Co. Provides fair, compassionate treatment for victims and witnesses of violent crimes to ensure they are not lost nor forgotten in the legal process. These crimes include murder, reckless homicide, manslaughter, sexual or physical abuse, spouse or child abuse, robbery, kidnapping, wanton endangerment, and residential burglary. OFFICE HOURS: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM EST (Monday-Friday) SERVICES: Help victims understand their rights and keep informed of all court dates. Accompany victims and witnesses to court. Provide emotional support, and help file for financial aid through the Crime Victim Compensation Board. Notify victims when criminals are released into custody. Inform victims and witnesses of all probation or parole hearings so they may have input to the process. Identify services needed by victims, witnesses, and their families and refer to appropriate agencies. SERVICE AREA: Breckinridge, Grayson, and Meade counties. ELIGIBILITY: Must be a victim or witness of a violent crime, or a family member or survivor of a victim or witness. FEES: None. 2

4 Protection & Permanency Family Support Services Protective service agency reference for abused/neglected children and adults, cooperate with juvenile and circuit courts. Provide treatment to youths in trouble. Upgrade family life. OFFICE HOURS: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM (Monday-Friday) SERVICES: Adoption, Foster Care, Adult Services, Protective Services, Family Services, Juvenile Services and Day Care Services. Investigates reports of possible abuse/neglect of children and adults. Placement planning for the elderly. ELIGIBILITY: Based on need. Sometimes by court order. BRECKINRIDGE COUNTY P.O. Box US 60 East Hardinsburg, KY Phone: (270) Fax: (270) GRAYSON COUNTY Southgate Mall 498 S. Main Street Leitchfield, KY Phone: (270) Fax: (270) HARDIN COUNTY 916 N. Mulberry Street, Suite 140 Elizabethtown, KY Phone: (270) Fax: (270) LARUE COUNTY 105 Howard Street Hodgenville, KY Phone: (270) Fax: (270) MARION COUNTY 634 West Main Street Lebanon, KY Phone: (270) Fax: (270) MEADE COUNTY 516 By-Pass Road Brandenburg, KY Phone: (270) Fax: (270) NELSON COUNTY 901 Atkinson Hill Avenue, Suite B Bardstown, KY Phone: (502) Fax: (502) WASHINGTON COUNTY 803 Bel Vista Drive Springfield, KY Phone: (859) Fax: (859)

5 SpringHaven, Inc. P.O. Box 2047 Elizabethtown, KY Phone: (270) Crisis Line: (800) Fax: (270) Breckinridge County Office (Hardinsburg) (270) Grayson County Office (Leitchfield) (270) Hardin & LaRue Counties (270) Marion County Office (Lebanon) (859) Meade County (Brandenburg) (270) Nelson County Office (Bardstown) (502) Washington County Office (Springfield) (859) OFFICE HOURS: 24 hours a day SERVICES: 24 hour crisis line, emergency shelter, individual counseling, support groups, legal and other advocacy, information and referral, community education, and professional training. SERVICE AREA: Breckinridge, Grayson, Hardin, LaRue, Marion, Meade, Nelson, and Washington counties. ELIGIBILITY: Anyone experiencing spousal/partner abuse and violence. FEES: None 4

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