October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month...Read Governor Quinn's Proclamation.
Just Released....2014 Domestic Violence Homicide Report
Find out what your community is doing to bring awareness to domestic violence this month.
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Welcome to ICADV!
The Illinois Coalition Against Domestic Violence (ICADV) is a not for profit, membership organization that works to eliminate violence against women and their children by promoting the eradication of domestic violence throughout Illinois; ensuring the safety of survivors, their access to services, and their freedom of choice; holding abusers accountable for the violence they perpetrate; and encouraging the development of victim-sensitive laws, policies and procedures across all systems that impact survivors. Read more about what we do.
2013 Illinois Domestic Homicide Report: Eighty women, children and men died last year due to intimate partner violence according to the
Illinois Domestic Violence Homicide Report released in October by the Illinois Coalition Against Domestic Violence (ICADV).
Virtual Legal Clinic Report: Lt. Governor Sheila Simon’s office, in partnership with ICADV launched the Virtual Legal Clinic (VLC) to provide free, private, legal consultations via web cam technology by licensed attorneys skilled in family law to domestic violence survivors who are clients of ICADV agencies. Read more...
2012 Domestic Violence Census - Results of a survey showing in one 24 hour period programs served over 2400 survivors of domestic violence and their children, but still had to turn away another 750 requests for services, largely due to lack of funding. Read the report.
"From the Front Lines..." Over 900 survivors of domestic violence speak out. Read more about what they had to say...
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