St. Jude House



Support Groups | Residential Services | Non-Residential Services
Sexual Assault Support Advocacy | Children's Program | Outreach


Chemical Dependency Group is for battered women who have used alcohol and/or drugs to cope with the trauma they have suffered in their intimate relationships. This special treatment group will help battered women identify and recover from chemical dependencies while working on issues regarding domestic violence.
Mondays and Wednesdays, 3:30-5:00 p.m. - Sr. Paula

HOPE (Hearts Opening to a Peaceful Empowerment)- a support group for survivors of domestic violence. HOPE will address issues surrounding relationships (healthy and unhealthy), personal growth and safety, domestic violence (emotional, verbal, or physical abuse), and the early warning signs of an abusive relationship, stress management and new coping skills.
Tuesdays 1:00-2:30 p.m.  - Dana

REACH (Realizing Emotional Abuse Can Heal) - a support group to help women who are involved in an emotionally and verbally abusive relationship. This group will focus on identifying emotional abuse and realizing the detrimental effect living in an abusive relationship of any type will have on the victim.
Tuesdays 6:30-8:00 p.m. - Dana

Sexual Assault Support Group provides compassionate support for women who have experienced sexual violence both as children and adults. Discussion and sharing will encourage those who have experienced rape or incest to begin their journey of healing.
Wednesdays 6:00-7:30 p.m. - Mary A.

SELF (Survivors Empowering Lives Forever) offers practical advice and support to women seeking an independent lifestyle. This group will cover financial concerns, housing, goal setting, employment, and breaking free from a violent relationship.
Thursdays 1:00-2:30 p.m. - Mary Ann

"AHH..."(Adventures in Holistic Healing) will focus on healing of the mind, body and spirit. We will combine exercises which will encourage deeper levels of personal understanding. This exciting new group will give you the opportunity to meet the woman within, explore through fun and laughter, and embrace special times as we mend our hearts.
Thursdays 6:30-8:00 p.m. - Sr. Paula or Client Advocate

Life Enhancement Group is a potpourri of women's issues. Join us in connecting and learning as we experience new ways of getting to know ourselves, and enhancing our lives through various techniques. Together we will review areas of empowerment and personal growth.
Saturdays 2:00-4:00 p.m. - Rotating Client Advocate

WOMAN (Women of Maturity and Non-Violence) will focus on concerns faced by the older woman, including age discrimination within the job market, health insurance, and shared financial assets.
2nd and 4th Wednesdays of each month 10:00-11:30 a.m.. - Mary Ann

Mom and Me will focus on mothers spending quality time with their children.  Activities will include making crafts, watching family-oriented movies, and playing games.
Mondays 6:30-7:45 p.m. - Rotating Children's Activity Aides

Residential Services

Non-Residential Services

Sexual Assault Support Advocacy

Children’s Program


No fee charged for any service. 
Services available regardless of race, creed, religion or gender.

St. Jude House
12490 Marshall Street
Crown Point, Indiana 46307-4856
24 Hour Crisis Line (219) 662-7061 or 1 (800) 254-1286
Administrative (219) 662-7066

Fax (219) 662-7041


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