If you are in a domestic violence situation, you can be free! There are ways to safely break away, and our Domestic Violence advocates are well trained, and available 24 hours a day / 7 days a week. Whether you need an emergency place to stay, or just have questions about domestic violence, your situation, or the situation of someone you know, we are here to help you! Call us at (217) 631-1018 to speak to one of our caring advocates. Prefer to type? Visit our Contact Page
Domestic Violence affects 1 in 4 women, and can affect men as well. As many as 40% of all people between the ages of 20 and 25 know someone in a domestic violence situation. Domestic Violence is more than just physical violence, it can be verbal abuse, measures of control, or even pressure to do or experience things against your will.
Our trained advocates are prepared for a variety of situations. They can help you access your situation for domestic violence, they can provide advice for situations you or someone you love are in. They also can help you through the process, including assistance in getting orders of protection. If any part of you is considering calling we recommend you do so. Domestic Violence is a serious issue, and we are serious about eliminating it.