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.
Illinois Department of Human Services Bureau of Domestic and Sexual Violence Prevention The Bureau of Domestic & Sexual Violence Prevention supports comprehensive, community-based services to reduce the incidence of domestic and sexual violence and to ensure that survivors have acccess to safety, medical care, crisis support, legal advocacy and counseling services for themselves and their significant others.
The Bureau also supports services to reduce and prevent domestic violence through education to abusers and assistance to the court system.
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.
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.By providing quality services, Hull House is a safe haven that is responsive to victims’ needs as they become self-sufficient and have lives free of violence and abuse.All of our domestic violence services are offered at no charge and are completely confidential to ensure client safety.If you or someone you know has experienced discrimination, or domestic, sexual, hate or police violence, please contact the LGBTQ Violence Resource Line at 773-871-CARE (2273).Chicago LGBT Youth Resource Guide A guide containing further organizations promoting activism, drop-in programs, legal services, outreach and housing opportunities for youth in Chicago.Some have suffered the traumas of war and dislocation in addition to domestic violence, and 85 percent are low-income.