LASTING change

starts here.

 Changing Hearts and Bringing Hope

We offer family casework, family  therapy, supervised visitations, parent aid services, and parent education.

We help our residential  

students focus on overcoming the past and seeking hope for the future. 

Our classes help students, adults, families and employees correct thinking errors & become responsible citizens. 

Our community  outreach at Brookmill Apartments helps families become stronger and more independent. 

Sam grew up in a home run by drug addiction, and ended up in the foster care system. His life felt hopeless. Then he came to Lifeline.

Lifeline Youth And Family Services in Indiana: home-based counseling in Indiana & residential treatment for teens in Indiana

Family Resources

Helpful articles on parenting & more

My Son Is Hanging Out With the Wrong Crowd, What Should I Do?

By Rick Deboest, Residential Clinical Director

How Can I Support My Children As I Go Through a Divorce?

By Ruth Skeel, Family Services Clinical Director

Where Can I Get Help For My Teen or Family?

By Jennifer Sholund, Grants Coordinator


At just 9 years old, Mariah* had been in 13 placements prior to her current foster home. When she was 6, she was removed from her family’s home after severe physical and sexual abuse. With such trauma so early in her life, she was struggling to fit into any home as she lacked social skills, had difficulty trusting people....