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Bippus State Bank the newest Safe Place Sites

Posted: Friday, April 6, 2018

The Youth Services Bureau of Huntington County has added five new Safe Place Sites in Huntington County. Bippus State Bank branches located in Huntington, Roanoke, Warren and North Manchester have become the newest businesses to open their doors for youth in crisis.

“We are excited to be a part of the Safe Place program and offer our assistance to youth in need,” stated, Adam Fusselman, vice-president of Bippus State Bank.

Safe Place is a national program designed to provide youth immediate access to support. The primary goal is to prevent a youth from becoming a runaway or homeless. Youth have accessed the program for family issues, peer conflict, suicidal ideations and other issues.

“Huntington has been providing Safe Place in Huntington since 1990,” stated Callie Monce, Safe Place/Runaway and Homeless Prevention Coordinator.

To learn more about the Safe Place program or the Youth Services Bureau contact the office at (260) 356-9681 or email questions to c.monce@ysbofhuntingtonco.org.

Shown in the photo are Adam Fusselman, vice president, Bippus State Bank and Callie Monce, Safe Place/Runaway and Homeless Prevention coordinator.