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Ending Violence Begins At Home

HOTLINE: 1-888-259-6364 or (217)415-4610 
Always call 911 in an emergency.
Hotline can also be used for information & referrals.

Services Available:

  • Domestic Violence Support
  • Support Services
  • Legal Advocacy
  • Referral Services
  • Prevention and Education
  • Women Support Group (Call for directions 1-888-259-6364 or 1-217-415-4610)

*All of these services are confidential*

  

Does My Partner…

  • Hit, Slap, Shove, Kick, or Restrain Me?
  • Threaten to hurt me?
  • Call me names or insult me?
  • Become jealous if I talk or go places with other people?
  • Always have to know my whereabouts?
  • Blame alcohol or drugs as the reason for becoming angry and losing control?
  • Touch me without my permission or force me to have sex against my will?
  • Threaten to commit suicide if I leave the relationship?
  • Am I afraid of my partner? Do I avoid seeing friends and family because I'm afraid my partner will get angry?

    Emergency Information

    If you have been the victim of violence and need information, support, or emergency shelter, call 1-888-259-6364 or 1-217-415-4610

    If you need immediate medical attention, contact your family physician or the emergency hospital nearest you.

    If the police have been summoned to your home and you wish to report the incident but do not wish to press charges, call the hotline about seeking legal information 1-888-259-6364 or 1-217-415-4610

    If you do wish to press charges:

    A. Request that the officer at the scene file a police report.

    B. Have photos of the injuries taken while they are most visible.

    C. Contact the State’s Attorney about filing charges.

    IF YOU WISH TO TALK TO ONE OF OUR SAFE FAMILIES ADVOCATES

    PLEASE CALL

    1-888-259-6364

    Or

    1-217-415-4610

    AN ADVOCATE IS ON CALL 24 HOURS.