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The CADA Mission

CADA will work toward the goal of the elimination of domestic violence and sexual assault through education and awareness, through referrals of resources to victims, through work toward a combined community response to aid victims, and through support of emergency shelters and transitional housing for victims, and through holding abusers accountable for their actions.

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Who is affected?

CADA recognizes that the dynamics of domestic violence and sexual assault: Affect all socioeconomic levels of society, Affect all age groups, especially targeting women, children, and the elderly, Are learned behaviors of power and control over another person, and Constitute a cycle of violence that is passed from generation to generation.

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CADA does not receive money from local government. We rely on contributions from the public, as well as receiving money from Starke United and the Starke County Community Foundation. Our goal is to stop family violence in Starke County. It is a daunting and difficult task, but with your help, we can do it. Please give any amount you are able by clicking the “donate” button...


Phoenix House

~ A new beginning ~ A chance to live free of abuse ~ A chance for my children to be free of abuse

Phoenix House offers women, and their children, who are returning to Starke County from emergency shelter from domestic abuse, a place to live for up to two years.

What is Abuse?

No one deserves to be beaten.

Every 9 seconds a woman is abused.

Abuse is not an anger problem; it is a problem of power and control.

Please contact us if you need help or you would like to know more about domestic abuse.

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For Help Call: 

Coalition Against Domestic Abuse, Inc (CADA)
PO Box 228
Knox, IN 46534

A Not-For-Profit Organization
Endowed By The
Arlene M. and Robert E. Hamilton Memorial Fund

Donate to CADA

CADA provides information and services to Starke County residents, shelter and services to victims of domestic abuse, rape, and sexual assault in Starke, Porter, and Lake counties. An advocate works in Starke County to assist the victims.