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Illinois Domestic Violence Hotline
Our DV Hotline provides crisis safety planning and referrals to emergency housing and support services to victims of domestic violence in Illinois. In addition, Victim Information Resource Advocates can provide information and local resources to concerned family and friends.
The Hotline is funded through a collaborative funding model with the City of Chicago’s Department of Family and Support Services.
Emergency Crisis Funding for Survivors
The Network: Advocating Against Domestic Violence established an Emergency Crisis Fund for survivors of Domestic Violence to address critical gaps in the safety net. We are currently accepting applications. If you are a survivor of domestic violence, you can apply by filling out the application below and emailing it plus all necessary supporting documentation to Colleen at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You have the right to access our services regardless of race, ethnicity, color, national origin, ancestry, gender, sex, sexual orientation, religion, age, socioeconomic status, marital status, language, or physical, mental, or sensory ability.
If you believe that you have been discriminated against, you may file a complaint with The Network by emailing email@example.com. The Network is a grantee of federal funds. As a result, you can also file a complaint with the Office of Civil Rights at https://www.hhs.gov/ocr/index.html. You may also notify the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority’s Civil Rights Officer (CRO) at 312-793-8550.