Fund Purpose Provides support for the operations and programs of Corydon’s Comfort House, where child advocacy services are provided to the community.
Fund Story Comfort House established an endowment fund at the Harrison County Community Foundation in 2008. The purpose of the Fund is to provide support for the operations and programs of Comfort House.
Comfort House was established in 2004 as a Child Advocacy Center and is an associate member of the National Children's Alliance. Comfort House is located in Corydon and provides services to families affected by sexual abuse. Services include a multidisciplinary team forensic interview approach as well as the provision of a victim advocate in order to ensure appropriate referrals to counseling, etc. Comfort House staff is available to present information to community organizations regarding the necessity of child advocacy centers and the success of the multidisciplinary team approach. Comfort House personnel work as a team with law enforcement, child protection services, prosecutors and advocates. Services are primarily offered in Harrison County, however no one is denied services because of geographical location.
Fund Impact 2011: Operational expenses 2013: Operational expenses 2015: Supported operations in particular insurance 2017: Supported operations and insurance expenses 2018: Supported operations and insurance expenses 2020: To support operations and insurance costs
The Harrison County Community Foundation is a public foundation supported by donations from individuals and businesses. Its mission is to inspire and assist everyone to experience
philanthropy, producing positive and sustainable growth in Harrison County.