Illinois Coalition Against Domestic Violence provides resources and training to end violence against women and children. They also have a Virtual Legal Clinic provides domestic violence survivors with free, confidential, face-to-face consultations with attorneys via online technologies. Victims set up appointments through their local domestic violence agency and connect from a computer in a private room set aside by the agency.
Included in this list are programs that can offer help/referrals to victims of abuse throughout the state. (If you find inaccurate contact information, please let us know at https://hotline.womenslaw.org.)
Illinois Coalition Against Domestic Violence
Illinois Coalition Against Sexual Assault
The Illinois Coalition Against Sexual Assault (ICASA) is a not-for-profit corporation of 29 community-based sexual assault crisis centers working together to end sexual violence. Each center provides 24-hour crisis intervention services, counseling and advocacy for victims of sexual assault and their significant others. Each center presents prevention education programs in Illinois schools and communities. To find your local rape crisis center, click here: http://www.icasa.org/crisisCenters.aspx?CenterId=19&PageID=501#results
State of Illinois Domestic Violence Helpline
The hotline is toll free, confidential, multilingual, and open 24-hours.