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Domestic Violence Resources

Between Friends

PO Box 608548
Chicago, IL 60660
(773) 274-5232

  • Nonprofit agency dedicated to breaking the cycle of domestic violence and abuse by providing education, support, counseling and advocacy services.
  • Works with individuals, families and communities to create awareness about domestic violence and abuse, and to reduce the prevalence and impact.
  • C4

    4740 N. Clark St.
    Chicago, IL 60640
    (773) 769-0205
    Serves adults and children suffering from:

  • Mental illness
  • Substance abuse
  • Emotional trauma
  • Sexual assault
  • Crisis Center for South Suburbia

    P O Box 39
    Tinley Park, IL. 60477
    (708) 429-7233

  • Serves women and children, ages 12 and under, who are victims of domestic violence.
  • Domestic Violence Help (Hotline)


  • Hotline provides referrals (counseling, shelters and legal services) to victims of domestic violence throughout Illinois.
  • Guardian Angel Community Services

    1550 Plainfield Road
    Joliet, IL 60435
    (815) 729-0930

  • Services include:
  • Kids’ after-school and summer programs
  • Dillard Harris Educational Center alternative school
  • Exchange Club Center parenting classes
  • Foster care
  • Sexual assault services
  • Joshua House

    3330 W. Carroll Ave
    Chicago, IL
    P: (773) 772-1144
    F: (773) 772-1434


    Men’s Services
    402 N. St. Louis Ave. Chicago, IL 60624
    ph: 773.346.1785
    fax: 773.346.1728

    Women’s Services
    3330 W. Carroll Ave. Chicago, IL 60624
    ph: 773.722.0179
    fax: 773.722.0280

    Youth & Family Services
    3330 W. Carroll Ave. Chicago, IL 60624
    ph: 773.722.0179
    fax: 773.722.0280

  • Program provided by Breakthrough’s Women’s Services which provides support for women in crisis.
  • Programming focuses on both emergency and long-term needs and is designed to help women break the cycle of homelessness, abandonment, addictions, domestic violence and abuse.
  • Intake opens at 7:30 p.m. every evening.
  • Phone lines open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
  • Mujeras Latinas En Accion

    2124 W. 21st Pl.
    Chicago Il 60608
    (773) 890-7676

  • Provides domestic violence and abusive relationship counseling for women.
  • The Night Ministry

    Administrative Office
    4711 N. Ravenswood Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60640
    (773) 784-9000

    Health Outreach Bus
    Voicemail: 784-9000 (x7004)
    Leave a voicemail if you need to reach bus personnel before the bus leaves for the night.

    Open Door Youth Shelter-West Town
    (773) 506-4100
    Toll-free number for youth: 1-877-286-2523

    Open Door Youth Shelter-Lakeview
    (773) 506-3120
    Toll-free number for youth: 1-877-286-2523

  • Serves youth and adults who face multiple complex challenges on a daily basis, including homelessness, poverty, abuse, loneliness and neglect.
  • Rainbow House

    4149 W 26th St
    Chicago, IL 60623
    (773) 521-1815

    Located at two community centers.

    Services include:

  • Intervention
  • Counseling
  • Advocacy
  • Resources
  • Referrals for women and children affected by abuse
  • Children’s Program for youth affected by abuse
  • Domestic Violence Prevention and Education Program
  • Only resource for victims of domestic abuse in Beverly/Morgan Park.
  • Focus exclusively on domestic violence in the Latino community of Little Village.
  • Sarah’s Inn

    5846 W. Madison
    Chicago 60644
    (708) 386-4225
    Provides crisis line services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
    Services include:

  • Abuse intervention
  • Financial consultations
  • Emergency food pantry
  • Emergency shelter
  • Toiletry panty
  • Economic assistance for people leaving abusive relationships
  • Advocacy for women, children, and teen survivors/witnesses of domestic violence.
  • Tabitha House

    550 N. Pine
    Chicago, IL. 60644
    Dedicated to servicing the immediate and long-term needs of the less fortunate in Chicago.
    Provides services for:

    • Victims of domestic violence
    • Homeless women and children
    • Recovering substance abusers
    • Fire victims
    • Those in need of clothing, furniture or food
    • Work and training programs
    • Clients from other programs
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    Emergency situations – 911
    Emergency shelter (within Chicago) – 311
    National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – (800) 273-8255
    National Domestic Violence Hotline – (800) 799-SAFE (7233)