Join Us in Our Mission to End Domestic Violence

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? Join Us!

Become part of a movement that is creating safety in our homes throughout Illinois.

Membership Levels


Friends are individuals who support the mission and vision of ICADV.  Friends join on their own behalf, and not on the behalf of any agency or organization.


Friends dues are $25 annually.


Benefits include policy alerts, training announcements, and quarterly newsletters.

Community Partners

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


Dues for Community Partners are $250 annually.


  • 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

Program Council Agency

Program Council Agencies are Domestic Violence Victim Service providers. These not for profit organizations provide free, direct, victim-centered services to domestic violence victims and their vulnerable family members.

Program Council Agencies also include organizations that are Partner Abuse Intervention Service providers. These organizations are State of Illinois protocol-approved programs that provide, on a sliding scale, abuser education services by trained staff.


Voting Program Council 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.


  • 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 trainings
  • Opportunities to express needs of your agency and survivors you serve through participation in ICADV committees