Dating violence schools
We welcome abuse survivors regardless of race, ethnic origin, economic status, religious affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.
Jane Addams Hull House – Domestic Violence Initiative (Chicago, IL – Near West Side) Jane Addams Hull House Association has a 28-year history of providing domestic violence services to the community and serves over 1,500 victims a year.
Using a self-help, empowerment approach, we provide a shelter for women and children, and counseling, advocacy, and a 24-hour hotline for people affected by domestic violence.
We work for social change through education, service collaboration and institutional advocacy.
Through multi-faceted programs we assist victims in transforming their lives after domestic violence, prevent future abuse by addressing its root cause through abuser intervention programs, and educate the community about domestic violence and how we can all be involved in its end.
Apna Ghar (Chicago, IL – North Side) Apna Ghar provides emergency shelter and transitional housing, along with a range of supportive services, to survivors of domestic abuse in the Chicago area.
Each year, we work with thousands of individuals through these programs, all offered free of charge.
It serves LGBTQ victims, witnesses, and friends of those who have experienced bias/discrimination, or domestic, sexual, hate or police violence in the Chicago area.
The LGBTQ Violence Resource line is answered during regular business hours, Monday through Friday, and callers can expect a response within one business day.
Life Span Center for Legal Services & Advocacy (Chicago, IL – Downtown/Central & Des Plaines, IL) Life Span provides comprehensive services for women and children enabling them to stay together without violence, and/or to help women eliminate the abuse from their lives, build upon their strengths, and become self-sufficient.
Life Span is committed to providing victims of abuse a range of non-residential options by defining domestic violence as a crime as well as a social problem.