Protecting children from abuse, neglect, and sexual assault
Susie’s Place conducts forensic interviews of children involved in reported instances of maltreatment.
We also provide critical support to children and families from our three locations in Avon, Bloomington, and Terre Haute.
Avon • Bloomington • Terre Haute, Indiana
The latest from Susie’s Place
An online Darkness 2 Light Stewards of Children abuse prevention training is coming up soon.
Susie’s Place is currently seeking full and part-time staff. Discover how you can grow your career working with children, victims of crime, forensic science, and social work.
Algorithms impact what we see on Google, Facebook, YouTube, and so much more. See how these systems pose risks to adults and kids.
Over 5,000 adults will be trained this year to spot the signs of abuse.
The Stewards of Children training instructed by Susie’s Place staff trains adult caregivers, parents, teachers, coaches, and everyone willing to stand up against child abuse. It’s free and available regularly in communities around Indiana.
New games, apps, and chat services are hard to keep up with. That’s why we’ve developed five simple tips for online safety parents and caregivers can use to keep their kids and teens safe.
You can also use these tips to start a conversation with your child.
We’re on a mission
Susie’s Place promotes the prevention, justice, and healing of child victims of abuse and violence while maintaining the comfort and safety of the child as the first priority.
Our vision is to strengthen our community’s ability to nurture and protect children.
Over a decade of difference
Susie’s Place has conducted over 13,000 interviews since opening in April 2009.
Over 13,000 families have turned to Susie’s Place in their time of need, plus, our prevention education team has shown over 140,000 teens and children important lessons in body safety.
Together with hundreds of donors and supporters, we’re helping make our communities around Avon, Bloomington, and Terre Haute in west Central Indiana resilient against abuse and neglect.