Automated Victim Notification
(This service provides notification to victims about abusers who are released from prison)
Catholic Charities/Day Break Shelter 
(Emergency and transitional housing, support services)
Childhood Trauma and Treatment Program 
(For sexually abused children and their families, adult survivors of sex abuse, adolescent offenders)
Court Appointed Special Advocate 
(Represents children in abuse and neglect cases)
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)
Exchange Club Center for the Prevention of

Child Abuse

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


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

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


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