break the cycle of domestic violence

one of the first domestic violence shelters to provide a licensed clinical psychologist and child behavioral specialist

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everyday is a chance to start a new life

envision a world where safety and well-being is a shared responsibility within and among families and communities

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most comprehensive program on Chicago's south side

dedicated to eliminating domestic violence in the Chicago community by providing comprehensive support services and shelter to victims of domestic violence

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Programs & Services

One woman at a time, Family Rescue has become one of Illinois’ largest and most comprehensive domestic violence agencies. We host four major programs including safe refuge and support and bilingual services from counseling to shelter and life in between.

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Join Us for the Purple Gown Gala, April 30!

The 4th Annual Purple Gown Gala is Saturday, April 30th from 6:30-10pm at Prairie Production, 1314 W. Randolph, Chicago. Individual tickets are $100, or you can become a Sponsor!

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Victims of Domestic Violence

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For immediate help, call our 24-hour Crisis Line: (800) 360-6619.

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What Is Domestic Violence?

Any act carried out with the intention of physically or emotionally harming another person who is related to you by blood; present or prior marriage or common law marriage; having (or allegedly having) a child in common; having (or have had) a dating relationship. This also includes a person with a disability and their personal assistant.

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Get Involved

Family Rescue offers volunteers an opportunity to make a difference in people’s lives by working directly with victims of domestic violence. All of our programs are always in need of your volunteer support.

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About Family Rescue

Family Rescue is dedicated to eliminating domestic violence in the Chicago community by providing comprehensive support services and shelter to victims of domestic violence; particularly to abused women and their children; engaging in advocacy to promote future system change and encouraging prevention through community education.

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You can make a difference

Family Rescue offers its support services thanks to the generous support from individual donors and organizations. On behalf of the women and children that we support, Thank you for your kind donation!

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