Familly Support Services of West Central Indiana was founded under the name Putnam County Family Support Services, Inc., (PCFSS), in 1976, is a not for profit organization providing services to Putnam, Owen, Clay, Montgomery and Boone Counties with a mission to prevent child abuse, neglect and domestic violence through education, guidance, intervention and supportive services. Since the inception, core services provided include home visitation for families at risk for child abuse, advocacy services for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault, free child care designed to alleviate stressors for families, community education and outreach, public awareness, prevention programming, training of professionals and information and referral services. Our organization is dedicated to preventing child abuse, supporting new families, and responding to the critical needs of primary and secondary victims of violence. We are committed to addressing the emotional and physical needs of victims of domestic violence and sexual assault, and providing county-wide prevention programming. This comprehensive approach increases protective factors and improves social norms and assists victims and their children to achieve safety, while providing them with advocacy, life skills education, and linking to the essential resources that are needed to stabilize their lives.
Each year we serve over 1000 families through our Domestic and Sexual Violence Prevention and Intervention Programs, Healthy Families and other outreach initiatives.