Middle Way House History

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MWH Opens

1971

Provided crisis intervention, peer counseling, clinic, and 24/7 phone line.

Shelter opens

1981

MWH focuses efforts on women and children in DV situations

Community support groups

1984

Child Programming

1987

Began to develop programming for shelter residents.

Legal Advocacy

1988

Rape Crisis Center

1988

Opened at the request of the city.

Community Resource Center

1989

Created to develop, house, and share literature on violence and recovery.

Monroe County Domestic Violence Task Force

1990

On-scene services

1992

Support groups in Greene County

1992

Outreach offices in Lawrence, Greene, and Owen counties

1994

Office in Martin County

2000

Office in Morgan County

2001

Second office in Greene County

2004

New Wings Opens

2010

New Wings, the current MWH facility, is housed in the former Coca Cola bottling plant.