Domestic Violence

Will County Resources

 

Automated Victim Notification
(This service provides notification to victims about abusers who are released from prison)
866-566-8439
Catholic Charities/Day Break Shelter
(Emergency and transitional housing, support services)
815-723-3405
Childhood Trauma and Treatment Program
(For sexually abused children and their families, adult survivors of sex abuse, adolescent offenders)
630-679-0127
Court Appointed Special Advocate
(Represents children in abuse and neglect cases)
815-730-7072
Crisis Line of Will County (Joliet) 815-722-3333
Crisis Line of Bolingbrook 630-759-4555
Crisis Line of Grundy County 815-942-6611
Crisis Line of Mokena 708-479-1399
Crisis Line of Peotone 708-258-3333
Crisis Line of Frankfort 815-469-6166
Crisis Line of New Lenox 815-485-7366
Crisis Line of Wilmington 815-476-6969
Illinois Department of Human Services
(May provide temporary income assistance, food stamps and/or medical benefits)
815-740-5350

Exchange Club Center for the Prevention of

Child Abuse

815-729-1256
Family Counseling Agency 815-722-4384
Groundwork Shelter
(Crisis intervention, emergency shelter, advocacy & counseling services)
815-729-1228
Hope for Non-Violence
(Provides counseling for domestic abusers)
815-725-8620
Lambsfold
(Provides transitional shelter for women with support services)
815-723-5262
Orders of Protection Help Desk
(Will County Circuit Clerk's Office, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.)
815-740-8064
Sexual Assault Services Center 24-hour Hotline
(Offers counseling, advocacy and support to victims of sexual assault)
815-730-8984
Stepping Stones
(Provides alcohol and substance abuse counseling)
815-744-4555
Will County State's Attorney's Office Domestic Violence Advocates
(Provides support services for crime victims and witnesses)

815-727-8928

815-727-8740

Will County Children's Advocacy Center
(Interviews children who have been victims or witnesses to violent or sexual crimes)
815-774-4565
Will County Legal Assistance Program
(Provides help with orders of protection and other civil legal services for qualifying victims)
815-727-5123
Will County State's Attorney's Office
(Prosecutes domestic violence cases)
815-727-8453
Workforce Services
(Provides online job listings, workshops, resume assistance, job training)
815-727-4444

 

Area Domestic Violence Shelters


Will County Area  
Groundwork (Joliet) 815-729-1228
Coalition Against Domestic Violence (Kankakee) 815-932-5800
Alternatives to Domestic Violence (Streator)

815-673-1555

800-892-3375

Mutual Ground (Aurora) 630-897-0080
Family Shelter Service (Glen Ellyn) 630-469-5650
South Suburban Family Shelter (Homewood) 708-335-3028
Sarah's Inn (Oak Park) 708-386-4225
Crisis Center for South Suburbs (Tinley Park) 708-429-7233
(TTY) 708-429-7284
Chicago Area  
Apna Shelter (Asian women and children) 773-334-0173
Austin Christian Law Center 773-921-1446
Bobby E. Wright Comprehensive Mental Health Center 773-722-7900
Center on Halsted Anti-Violence 773-871-2273
(TTY) 773-472-1277
Chicago Legal Clinic 773-731-1762
Family Rescue 773-375-8400
(TTY) 773-375-8774
Korean American Women in Need 773-583-0880
Legal Clinic for the Disabled 312-908-4463
(TTY) 312-908-8705
Mujeres Latinas En Accion 312-226-1544
Neapolitan Lighthouse 773-722-0005
Polish American Association 773-282-8206
Pro-Bono Center for Disability/Elder Law 312-908-4463
(TTY) 312-908-8705
Rainbow House 773-521-1815
Shalva (Jewish families) 773-583-4673
Southwest Women Working Together 773-737-2500
(TTY) 773-925-6397
Tabitha House 773-261-1100
Uptown Center Hull House 773-561-3500
(TTY) 773-561-6119
Indiana Area  
St. Jude House 219-662-7061
Middle Way House 812-336-0846
Alternatives, Inc 765-643-0200


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