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Apna Ghar JL Heinze Mon, 03/28/2022

Address: 4350 N Broadway, 2nd Floor, Chicago, IL 60613
Text Hotline #: 773-899-1041 Helpline #: 773-334-4663; 800-717-0757
Fax #: 773-883-4664
Email Address: info@apnaghar.orghelp@apnaghar.org
Website: www.apnaghar.org
Language Capacity: Arabic, Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu

​Shelter; hotline; counseling; legal advocacy; transitional housing; supervised child visitation center and safe exchange; community outreach and education; professional training; interpretation/translation; housing assistance; employment; case management; advocacy.

  • Shelter and 24-hour hotline
  • Support services for residents and non-residents
  • South Asian program: Bangladeshis, Bhutanese, Indians, Nepalis, Pakistanis, Sri Lankans
Type of Organization
State or Territory Served

Apna Ghar provides critical, comprehensive, culturally competent services, and conducts outreach and advocacy across communities to end gender violence. 

Equality Illinois

About this Organization
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info@eqil.org

Equality Illinois builds a better Illinois by advancing equal treatment and full acceptance of the LGBTQ community.

Equality Illinois envisions a fair and unified Illinois where everyone is treated with dignity and respect and where all people live freely regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity or gender expression.

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PO Box 1313
Chicago, IL 60690

tel: 773-477-7173
fax: 773-477-6912
toll free: 888-434-7888

State or Territory Served

Mujeres Latinas En Accion

About this Organization

Mujeres Latinas en Acción (Mujeres), a bilingual/bicultural agency, empowers Latinas  by providing services which reflect their values and culture and being and advocate on the issues that make a difference in their lives.Mujeres offers services that support all programs, which include general intake, volunteer training and childcare. Childcare is provided for clients while they are receiving services.

Services include:

  • domestic violence advocacy
  • sexual violence advocacy
  • Empresarias del Futuro educational training program
  • community engagement & mobilization
  • parent support
  • Latin@ leadership program

 

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State or Territory Served
Korean Women In Need (KAN-WIN) Taylor Teichman Fri, 05/22/2020
Type of Organization
State or Territory Served

KAN-WIN’S mission is to eradicate gender-based violence, including domestic violence and sexual assault, especially for women and children across Asian American communities and beyond through culturally competent services, community engagement, and advocacy.

Our services are designed to empower immigrant survivors to tackle the unique and complex challenges they face and transition from crisis to long-term empowerment. Through intensive wrap around services, we strive to provide a one-stop shop for survivors to minimize the risk of chasing for help.

Services include:

  • 24 hour hotline
  • legal advocacy
  • support groups
  • sexual assault advocacy
  • transitional housing
  • case managements
  • children's programs

International Society for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (ISPCAN)

About this Organization

The International Society for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect, founded in 1977, is the only multidisciplinary international organization that brings together a worldwide cross-section of committed professionals to work towards the prevention and treatment of child abuse, neglect and exploitation globally. ISPCAN’s mission is to prevent cruelty to children in every nation, in every form: physical abuse, sexual abuse, neglect, street children, child fatalities, child prostitution, children of war, emotional abuse and child labor.

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Type of Organization
State or Territory Served

SNAP - Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests

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Toll-Free:
Telephone 1
877-762-7432
About this Organization

Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP) is a self-help organization of men and women who were sexually abused by spiritual elders (Catholic priests, brothers, nuns, ministers, teachers, etc.). Members find healing and empowerment by joining with other survivors. They are an all-volunteer group with several chapters in the United States. They have a very active on-line email support group with members from throughout the world. The web site exists to provide support and knowledge to all victims of clergy abuse, promote the SNAP email support list and provide links to other helpful information. Toll free number is 877-762-7432.

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State or Territory Served

Prevent Child Abuse America

About this Organization

Founded in 1972, Prevent Child Abuse America is the leading organization working at the national, state and local levels to prevent the abuse and neglect of our nation’s children. By valuing children, strengthening families and engaging communities, it works to prevent child abuse and neglect before it starts. Headquartered in Chicago, Prevent Child Abuse America is widely known for its public awareness campaigns, prevention programs, advocacy efforts and research.

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State or Territory Served