Home Based Services

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


*Program outcomes/success rates updated semi-annually.

Center for Responsible Thinking 

​Based on pre- and post-testing.



Kent Castleman Joins Lasting Change, Inc., as Chief Development Officer

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



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. 


 Changing Hearts and Bringing Hope

Kent Castleman, CFRM, will join Lasting Change, Inc., as its chief development officer, effective April 15. In this role, Castleman will be responsible for the direction and the successful operation and strategy of the development for the family of Lasting Change organizations. Lasting Change is the parent company operating both Lifeline Youth & Family Services and Crosswinds, Inc., here in Fort Wayne and state-wide. 

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

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

Residential Programs

Based on achievement of treatment goals

Project Incentive 

​Based on age appropriate developmental checklist



Alternative School 

​Based on credits achieved