Need Help Now?
Domestic Violence Helpline:
- 1-877-TO END DV or 1-877-863-6338 (Voice)
- 1-877-863-6339 (TTY)
The hotline is toll free, confidential, multilingual, and open 24-hour.
What is the purpose of this service?
Domestic violence programs located throughout Illinois provide safety assistance to victims of domestic violence.
Who can receive these services?
Services are free and private.
They are available regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, religion, income, disability, or sexual orientation.
You do not have to leave the abuser or your home to get help.
The Helpline Operator or the Local Agency will decide what services will assist you from the program at either the first meeting or via the telephone call.
To locate a Domestic Violence Center, visit: Domestic Violence Agency Listing
The list identifies a center or agency in a near by city or surrounding area as well as the local hotline number(s).
What services are offered?
Programs may also provide:
- Emergency medical care
- Emergency transportation
- Employment assistance
- Educational assistance
How to apply?
Contact a local domestic violence center/agency in your city for assistance and services:
Chicago Domestic Violence Information Website