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Domestic Violence

This list is a jumping-off point to find a hopeful pathway to safety. If you're in immediate danger, please dial 911. If you need to talk to someone immediately, please reach out to the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 800-799-SAFE (7233), they're available 24/7.

 

Be patient and kind to yourself. We're so happy you're here, and proud of you for seeking support.

Mutual Ground

Location: Aurora, Illinois

24-Hour Domestic Violence Hotline
630-897-0080

24-Hour Sexual Assault Hotline
630-897-8383

 

"Mutual Ground is a safe place where people come together to break the cycle of domestic violence and sexual abuse. We are not just a shelter, we are a solution. Located in Aurora, Illinois, Mutual Ground serves the Greater Aurora area, Southern Kane and all of Kendall County."

Community Crisis Center

Location: Elgin, Illinois

Crisis Hotline: 847-697-2380
En Español: 847-697-9740
TTY: 847-742-4057

 

"Our Crisis Hotline is professionally staffed 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, 365 days per year. Crisis intervention services are provided to callers from the greater Chicago metropolitan area seeking help with situations including domestic violence, sexual assault, homelessness, suicide, and other crisis situations.

The Community Crisis Center provides a 40-bed emergency shelter for women and their children needing a safe place to stay. A case manager will work with you while you are here to help resolve your situation. Additional services provided include: meals, professional case management, individual and group counseling and material assistance. For more information, please contact the Community Crisis Center at 847-697-2380."

Wings

Location: Chicago Metropolitan area

24-Hour Domestic Violence Hotline

(847) 221-5680

WINGS provides a pathway to independence for adults and children who are escaping from domestic violence and abuse. Our goal is to provide the tools and support necessary to ensure that victims can escape their abusers and begin building new, violence-free lives.

SUPPORTING WOMEN.

NO MATTER WHAT.