Effective Immediately:

Due to concerns surrounding COVID-19, the following programs and services will be temporarily postponed or suspended:

Community Tuesday, Building a Future classes, Client Advisory Committee, Friday lunches, Friday Haircuts, Volunteer Programs

New Building Hours -
Monday - Thursday, 9am-4:30pm
Friday - 9am-3pm

Testing Center - If you are in need of testing at this time, please call 317-632-0123 to consult with an HIV/STD counselor. You must call first. The Damien Center is not currently accepting walk-in clients. 

The food pantry will operate during the following schedule: Monday - 10am-2pm, Tuesday - 12pm-4pm, Wednesday - 12pm-4pm, Thursday - 10am-2pm, Friday 12pm-3pm 
If you are accessing the food pantry, please click here to read important information before you arrive.

Double your donation & help continue critical services

Thanks to the generosity of the Damein Center Board of Directors, all gifts will be doubled until we raise $7,150. Please consider making a contribution to the Damien Center today!

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For more information about giving at any level, please contact Emily Leiserson at or (317) 632-0123 x236

Hear from staff about ways we are adapting in order to continue to provide critical services to our clients that depend on us.

Alan Witchey, President and CEO of the Damien Center.

This organization has a history of being a lifeline for people who don't have any other options, and we are continuing that legacy by keeping critical client services running through this crisis.

Nick Brown, Mental Health and Substance Abuse Counselor

"My number one job is the emotional wellbeing of our clients," says Nick Brown. "People are scared ... this is especially true for people who are disproportionately impacted by medical or economic crises."

Anne Waxingmoon, HIV/STD Testing Program Manager, Clear Counselor

"We are taking phone calls from the community to provide one to one consultations. ...we provide peace of mind, an action plan, and any needed safety supplies... We are still here for you Indianapolis!" 

Taylor Smith, Care Coordiantion Program Manager
Alexandra Marshall, Care Coordiantion Program Manager
Carrie O'Brien, Medical Case Manager

"Our team has been working diligently to find new and creative ways to continue to care for our clients."

Jeff Kim, Nurse Practitioner

"The number one goal is to continue to provide healthcare to our patients and our community."

Tyne Parlett, Housing Program Manager
Sean Seager, Housing Services Quality Assurance Specialist

"We are going to be here for our clients."

Check back for more ways in which we are adapting to serve our community's needs!

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