The Bureau also supports services to reduce and prevent domestic violence through education to abusers and assistance to the court system.
Center on Halsted (formerly Horizons Community Services) (Chicago, IL – North Side) Center on Halsted LGBTQ Violence Resource Line was created in response to the growing need for victim assistance for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and HIV-positive (LGBTQH) people.
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Our website has links to many other agencies, and in a few cases we link to private organizations.
The internet can be a helpful support tool for victims of domestic violence to find information and share their stories. Use a gender-neutral user name on websites and do not share personal information.
You can find many websites devoted to domestic violence by using an online search engine, but the quality and intent of the sites you find have to be determined by you. S., guns are often the weapons of choice for abusers, used in over 50% of all cases of domestic violence homicides.
To meet clients’ needs, services are culturally appropriate and provided in multiple languages.
Between Friends (formerly Friends of Battered Women and Their Children) (Chicago, IL – North Side) Between Friends is a nonprofit agency dedicated to breaking the cycle of domestic violence and building a community free of abuse.
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