Women

WOMEN’S AID AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SERVICES

The 7th district offers a wide variety of services for women, including women’s health services, child care, and domestic violence counseling.

APNA GHAR
4753 N Broadway Suite 632, Chicago, IL 60640
Focuses on the needs of South Asian women. Forty-hour trained volunteers and staff are available around the clock at Apna Ghar to respond to emergency calls from victims of domestic violence. Emergency housing for victims of domestic violence is also available.
773-334-0173
www.apnaghar.org

ASIAN HUMAN SERVICES
4753 N Broadway, Suite 700, Chicago, IL 60640
Offers women’s health services, counseling, child care, and crisis intervention.
773-728-2235
http://ahschicago.org

BETWEEN FRIENDS
PO Box 608548, Chicago, IL 60660
Toll free calling open 24-hours a day provides immediate support and resources for individuals impacted by domestic violence. Call 1-800-603-HELP. Also provides legal aid to victims of domestic violence.
773-274-5232
www.betweenfriendschicago.org

CHICAGO WOMEN’S AIDS PROJECT
5249 N Kenmore Ave Chicago, IL 60640
Chicago Women’s AIDS Project assists women at risk of HIV/AIDS. Services include individual and family counseling, support groups, and relapse prevention groups.
773-271-2242
cwap.org

CITY OF CHICAGO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HOTLINE
24 Hours a day and available in 140 different languages
1-877-863-6338
www.batteredwomensnetwork.org

COMMUNITY COUNSELING CENTERS OF CHICAGO (C4)
4740 N. Clark St., Chicago, Il 60640
The Quetzal Center provides 24-hour crisis intervention, bi-lingual individual and group counseling, and medical and criminal advocacy to victims and survivors of sexual violence.
773-769-0205
www.c4chicago.org

PLANNED PARENTHOOD ROGERS PARK HEALTH CENTER
6353 N Broadway, Chicago, IL 60660 (773) 973-3393
Health center offers abortion referral, birth control services, emergency contraceptives, HIV testing, HPV and hepatitis vaccines, Pregnancy testing, STD testing, and other health services.
http://www.plannedparenthood.org/health-center/centerDetails.asp?f=2266&a=90430&v=details

Rogers Park Community Council’s Victim Advocacy Support Program
1530 W. Morse Avenue Chicago, IL 60626
773-338-7722, ext. 15
Hours: M-F 10 am – 6 pm
Works to reduce the impact of violence by providing support, criminal justice advocacy and education to survivors of domestic violence and victims of other violent crime.  Services include: crisis intervention counseling; group counseling; court support and assistance; transportation to and from court; information and referral services; law enforcement intervention; services provided in English and Spanish.

SARAH’S CIRCLE
4750 N. Sheridan Rd Suite 220 Chicago, IL 60640
Sarah’s Circle is a drop-in center that offers a welcoming, supportive, non-intrusive and safe refuge for women who are homeless, transient, and of low income.
773-728- 1991

SELF- DEFENSE IMPACT CHICAGO
6219 N Sheridan Rd Chicago, IL 60660
IMPACT Chicago offers experience-based self-defense and educational programs directed primarily to women in Chicago and the Great Lakes region. The programs provide women with an opportunity to learn and practice prevention, assessment, verbal boundary setting, and physical self-defense skills.
773-338-4545
www.impactchicago.org

4753 N Broadway Suite 632, Chicago, IL 60640
Focuses on the needs of South Asian women. Forty-hour trained volunteers and staff are available around the clock at Apna Ghar to respond to emergency calls from victims of domestic violence. Emergency housing for victims of domestic violence is also available.
773-334-0173
www.apnaghar.org