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.
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.
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.
We welcome abuse survivors regardless of race, ethnic origin, economic status, religious affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.
Jane Addams Hull House – Domestic Violence Initiative (Chicago, IL – Near West Side) Jane Addams Hull House Association has a 28-year history of providing domestic violence services to the community and serves over 1,500 victims a year.
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.
The line can provide callers with safety planning, information and referrals, personal, legal and media advocacy, public outreach and education, and reporting assistance.