Dating violence education in schools
The line can provide callers with safety planning, information and referrals, personal, legal and media advocacy, public outreach and education, and reporting assistance.
There are no fees for Violence Resource Line services.
All services are free and available to survivors regardless of race, religion, ethnic origin, or socioeconomic status.
A large proportion of Apna Ghar’s clients are immigrants from India, Pakistan and other Asian and African countries.
Life Span is also committed to reducing community acceptance and tolerance of abuse and increasing community awareness of domestic violence and sexual violence.
Life Span provides community education and technical assistance to ensure responsive and appropriate treatment and delivery of public services to victims of domestic and sexual violence.
Some have suffered the traumas of war and dislocation in addition to domestic violence, and 85 percent are low-income.
To meet clients’ needs, services are culturally appropriate and provided in multiple languages.
In 1986, Between Friends was founded by volunteers from the National Council of Jewish Women and the North Shore Junior League of Evanston as a small grantmaking body dedicated to raising funds for local domestic violence programs.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.Chicago Metropolitan Battered Women’s Network (Chicago, IL – Downtown/Central) The Chicago Metropolitan Battered Women’s Network (CMBWN) is a collaborative membership organization dedicated to improving the lives of those impacted by domestic violence through education, public policy and advocacy, and the connection of community members to direct service providers.Connections for Abused Women and their Children (Chicago, IL) Connections for Abused Women and their Children, formerly Chicago Abused Women Coalition, is committed to ending domestic violence.
A Safe Place (Zion, IL) As the leading advocate for eliminating domestic violence in northern Illinois, A Safe Place provides information and training about domestic violence to students, professionals and the general community.