Get Involved - Join ICADV

Over the course of four years, almost 300 people have lost their lives due to intimate partner violence in Illinois. Now, more than ever, we need your help to end this horrible epidemic.

So, how can you help? It’s this simple...

Join Us. Become part of a movement that is creating safety in our homes throughout Illinois.
Join Us. Create systems that help these families live violence-free.
Join Us. Lobby lawmakers to promote legislation and public policies that:

  • Increase safety and availability of services to survivors of domestic violence and their children.
  • Hold perpetrators of domestic violence accountable.
  • Faciliate the work of professions who respond to domestic violence in various agencies.
Membership Benefits At A Glance

Want to join the Coalition?  There are multiple levels at which you can become involved. If you’re unsure of the level at which you should join ICADV, choose the statement below that best describes you. Use the hyperlinks to learn about eligibility requirements and the application process for your level of involvement.

 

  FRIENDS
“I am an individual who supports the mission and vision of ICADV.  I am joining on my own behalf, and not on the behalf of any agency or organization.”

I WANT TO JOIN AS A FRIEND TODAY!

Friend dues are $25 annually

Benefits for Friends:
  • Policy alerts, training announcements, and quarterly newsletters 
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  COMMUNITY PARTNERS

“We are a non-profit, for profit, or government agency with a shared interest in ending domestic violence in our community.  As an organization, we support the mission and vision of ICADV.”

I WANT TO JOIN AS A COMMUNITY PARTNER TODAY!

Community Partner dues are $250 annually

Benefits for Community Partners:
  • Emailed public policy alerts, training announcements, and quarterly newsletters.
  • Reduced or waived training fees, for online and in person trainings.
  • $100 in printed public education materials.
  • May be invited to sit on an ICADV Program Council committee.
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  PROGRAM COUNCIL AGENCY

“We are a Domestic Violence Victim Services provider.  Our not for profit organization provides free, direct, victim-centered services to domestic violence victims and their vulnerable family members.”  
OR
 “We are a Partner Abuse Intervention Services provider.  Our State of Illinois protocol-approved program provides, on a sliding scale, abuser education services by trained staff.”

I WANT TO JOIN THE ICADV PROGRAM COUNCIL TODAY!  

Voting Board Member dues are ½ of 1% of the previous year’s domestic violence services or partner abuse intervention services expenses.  Minimum annual dues for a Program Council Member Agency are $500, with a maximum due of $2,500.

Benefits for Program Council Agencies:
  • Resources for educating decision makers about domestic violence
  • Action alerts about state and national policy
  • Peer-to-peer support from other member agencies
  • Networking opportunities through regional meetings and retreats
  • Technical assistance for providing services to victims
  • Help developing organizational policies
  • Up to $2,000 in printed education materials and/or online training fees
  • Reduced or waived fees, for online and in person trainings.
  • Opportunities to express needs of your agency and survivors you serve through participation in ICADV committees
  • Learn more about benefits...