Domestic Violence Unit

If you are the victim of domestic violence and are afraid for your safety, please call 9-1-1 immediately.

If you are a victim of domestic violence and a police report has already been made, you may contact the Monroe County Prosecutor’s Office Domestic Violence Victim Assistant:
Cheryl Gafken
(812) 349-7376
cgafken@co.monroe.in.us

If you are the victim in a pending domestic violence case in which charges have been filed by the Monroe County Prosecutor’s Office, the Domestic Violence Deputy Prosecutor is April Wilson:
April Wilson
(812) 349-2670
awilson@co.monroe.in.us

If you would like to talk with someone confidentially about your situation, call the Middle Way House 24 hour crisis hotline at (812) 336-0846. You may call collect if necessary.

You may also call the National Domestic Violence Hotline, staffed 24 hours: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233), 1-800-787-3224 (TDD).

The Monroe County Prosecutor’s Office is working to end domestic violence in our community. Cases are handled by a Domestic Violence Unit that includes a deputy prosecutor who specializes in the prosecution of domestic violence, and a Victim Assistant who works exclusively with domestic violence cases to proactively address the unique issues faced by victims. Visit our Domestic Violence Prevention & Education page to learn more.

Stand Up To Fear! Report domestic violence.

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