The ACLU of Indiana may be able help you if you think your rights have been violated by a government agency or organization, including town government, schools, police officers or the state of Indiana.

We may be able to assist in these areas:

  • Freedom of speech
  • Freedom of religion
  • Police misconduct
  • Censorship in public schools or libraries
  • Fairness in school or prison discipline
  • Privacy and other protections from government intrusion
  • Inhumane jail or prison conditions
  • Unfair treatment by government

We do not offer assistance with:

  • Landlord-tenant disputes (including evictions)
  • Criminal prosecutions and appeals
  • Divorce
  • Personal injury
  • Child custody
  • CHINS cases

    If you believe your constitutional rights have been violated, you can:

  • file a complaint with the ACLU online,
  • email us at or
  • mail intake requests to:
    ACLU of Indiana
    1031 East Washington Street
    Indianapolis, IN 46202

But first, please make sure your case fulfills the following:

  1. Your civil liberties have been violated by a government entity
  2. Your issue concerns a right or freedom protected by the U.S. or Indiana Constitutions
  3. You are the person or party whose constitutional rights have been violated

We cannot accept complaints from third parties, or complaints made on behalf of someone else. If we do take your case and represent you, our services are free.