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Domestic Violence Victims Services and Resources

Illinois Department of Human Services: Domestic Violence Victims Services

Domestic Violence Helpline:

•         1-877-TO END DV or 1-877-863-6338 (Voice)

•         1-877-863-6339 (TTY)

The hotline is toll free, confidential, multilingual, and open 24-hour

Services include:

•         a 24-hour crisis hotline that provides:

o    support

o    information

o    referral

•         counseling

•         safety planning

•         legal advocacy

•         children’s services

•         temporary food and housing

•         teaching people about domestic violence and problems that come with domestic violence

•         reaching out to people who are victims of domestic violence

•         teaching people domestic violence is NOT OK

•         teaching youth in school how to identify and avoid domestic violence

•         What is Domestic Violence and what can be done to avoid it?

working with police and law enforcement to better protect victims and their families

Local DHS Offices and Service Providers for Victims of Domestic Violence

Family Resources, Inc.

Domestic Violence Victim Services

Employees speaking Spanish is available.

1521 47th Ave

Moline, IL 61265

Phone: (309) 797-6534

TTY: None

Fax: (309) 797-6569

Website: www.famres.org

24-hour hotlines: (563) 326-9191 or (309) 797-1777 (accepts collect calls).

Mercer County Family Crisis Center

Domestic Violence Victim Services

110 N.W. 3rd Ave.

Aledo, IL 61231

Phone: (309) 582-7233

TTY: None

Fax: (309) 582-5675

Provides off-site emergency shelter, counseling, and support services to domestic violence victims.

Safe Harbor Family Crisis Center

Domestic Violence Victim Services

Information in Spanish is available

1188 W. Main St.

Galesburg, IL 61401

Phone: (309) 343-7233

TTY: (309) 343-3956

Website: www.safeharbordv.org

Provides off-site emergency shelter, counseling, and support services to domestic violence victims.

Western Illinois Regional Council–Community Action Agency

Domestic Violence Victim Services

223 S. Randolph St., PO Box 157

Macomb, IL 61455

Phone: (309) 837-2997

TTY: None

Fax: (309) 836-3640

Website: www.wirpc.org

Provides off-site emergency shelter, counseling, and support services to domestic violence victims. 24-hour hotline: (309) 837-5555.

YWCA of the Sauk Valley

Domestic Violence Victim Services

412 First Ave.

Sterling, IL 61081

Phone: (815) 625-0333

TTY: (815) 625-6870

Fax: (815) 625-5308

Website: www.ywca.org/saukvalley

Provides on-site emergency shelter, counseling, and support services to domestic violence victims. 24-hour hotlines: (815) 626-7277 or (815) 288-1011.

Information for Illinois residents:

Illinois Coalition Against Domestic Violence – www.ilcadv.org

Illinois: Domestic Violence Resources – http://www.aardvarc.org/dv/states/ildv.shtml

National Domestic Violence Hotline

1-800-799-SAFE

http://www.thehotline.org/

Chicagoland Domestic Violence Help Line

1-877-863-6338 (Chicago area only)

http://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/fss/provdrs/dom_violence/svcs/

domestic_violencehelpline.html

For more information on domestic violence, visit the Illinois Coalition Against Domestic Violence’s Web site at http://www.ilcadv.org or call 217-789-2830.

Sexual Assault

National Sexual Assault Hotline

1-800-656-HOPE

http://www.rainn.org/get-help/national-sexual-assault-hotline

Chicago Rape Crisis Hotline

1-888-293-2080 (Chicago area only)

http://rapevictimadvocates.org/

For more information on sexual assault, visit the Illinois Coalition Against Sexual Assault’s Web site at http://www.icasa.org or call 217-753-4117.

Crime Victim Services

Crime Victims Assistance Line:

1-800-228-3368 (Voice)

1-877-398-1130 (TTY)

Automated Victim Notification (AVN) System

1-866-5-NOTIFY

1-866-566-8439 (Voice)

1-877-502-2423 (TTY)

www.vinelink.com

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