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The Network collectively unifies service providers to ensure survivors across our region have access to comprehensive domestic and sexual violence services.
The following member organizations are providing services to survivors in communities across our area throughout the public health pandemic.  Select a provider below for more information on services, hours, and location.

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago


The House of the Good Shepard

Supportive Housing Campus with Comprehensive Services
Services include:

  • counseling and medical care
  • adult learning
  • child enrichment
  • aftercare

773-935-3434 /

House of Peace

The House of Peace Shelter provides a secure, temporary residence for Latina women and children suffering from domestic violence. Our vision is to provide a haven for healing and build the foundation for successful independence for families.

224-430-4977 /

Domestic Violence Counseling and Case Management Services

  • Domestic Violence Counseling and Outreach
  • Safety Planning
  • Case management and advocacy
  • Mental Health Services
  • Domestic Violence Support groups
  • Life Skills Training Groups
  • Referral and Linkages to Catholic Charities programs including Legal Assistance, Food, Health Care, Shelters, and Housing
  • Community Education and Seminars on Healthy Relationships
  • Outreach and Training for Parishes, Hospitals and Schools

Domestic Violence Counseling

We offer confidential individual counseling for youth and adults and group meetings for adults who have/are experiencing domestic violence.

Domestic Violence Support Group

Any adult resident of Cook or Lake counties who has experienced or is experiencing domestic violence is eligible for our free and confidential group. Come learn more about domestic violence, meet others with similar experiences, share your story, and be a part of a supportive community.

This group has open enrollment and meets weekly on Mondays from 5pm to 6pm via Zoom. Contact us to register.

DCFS / Domestic Violence Curriculum for Parents

This is a free and confidential group for adults (residents of Cook and Lake counties) who have/are experiencing domestic violence and are parenting.

This group will provide psychoeducation on the dynamic and effects domestic violence has on individuals and families, skills to nurture children who have witnessed domestic violence, and practice self-care. This curriculum is also intended for individuals involved with the DCFS system, either in Intact Family Services, or Foster Care. Certificates are available upon completion.

Services offered:

  • Domestic violence counseling
  • Safety planning
  • Mental health services (therapy)
  • Case management and advocacy
  • Domestic violence support groups
  • DCFS/DV curriculum group
  • Referral and linkages to Catholic Charities programs for assistance with legal aid, food, health care, shelters, and housing

Training and Outreach

We provide communities with outreach and training on the dynamics of domestic violence, best practices for screening, community education, and seminars on healthy relationships. Our domestic violence programs are certified supervision sites and approved CEU providers for domestic violence professionals in Illinois.

Services offered:

  • Supervision sites
  • CEU credits
  • Support Groups

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