Brenda Gerber Vincent, First NE Indiana Woman to Receive the Prestigious Heart of Indiana - Torchbearer Award, Indiana Commission for Women  




Home Based Services

​Based on number of families intact and the number of treatment goals achieved

Alternative School 

​Based on credits achieved



Brenda Gerber Vincent, Chief Development Officer at Lasting Change, Inc., Crosswinds and Lifeline Youth & Family Services, received the Torchbearer Award and special recognition with the Heart of Indiana Award from the Indiana Commission for Women (ICW), at the 14th Annual Torchbearer Awards on Wednesday, September 26, 2018, at the Indiana Historical Society in Indianapolis. The award is reserved for a woman who has "opened her heart and mind to the needs of humanity and has demonstrated her commitment to philanthropic service, social change and the spirit of hope." Vincent is the first NE Indiana woman to receive the award.


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

 Changing Hearts and Bringing Hope

This year, Indiana nonprofit Lifeline Youth & Family Services celebrates 50 years of changing hearts and bringing hope to families across Indiana. The organization is celebrating this milestone all year long, and last Saturday they treated their nearly 700 employees to an anniversary celebration at the Indianapolis Zoo. 


Residential Programs

Based on achievement of treatment goals


Lifeline Youth & Family Services Celebrates 50 Years of Serving Families in Indiana


*Program outcomes/success rates updated semi-annually.

Center for Responsible Thinking 

​Based on pre- and post-testing.

Project Incentive 

​Based on age appropriate developmental checklist