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Domestic Violence Assistance Program

Domestic Violence Assistance Program

City of Chicago DFSS

Counseling, case management, and support services for survivors of domestic violence.

Services Offered

Counseling • Shelter • Case Management • Legal Aid • Court Advocacy • Supervised Visitation

Description

The City of Chicago Department of Family and Support Services employs domestic violence advocates who work with homeless women at five DFSS Community Services Centers. In addition, DFSS funds agencies that provide a range of supports to domestic violence survivors, including emergency housing, legal assistance, court advocates, and child visitation centers. Social workers help individuals access the support services needed, tending to both their immediate safety and long-term well-being.

Location

4345 W. Armitage Ave., Chicago, IL 60639 41.9166872 -87.7360902

Service Options

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Eligibility

-Domestic Violence Advocates are available during regular Community Service Center business hours with the following exceptions:
- Trina Davila and North Area : M-Th 9:00am-5:00pm
- South Chicago: M-F 9:00am-3:00pm

    Age

  • Adults accepted

How to Apply

Domestic Violence Advocates are on site at the following DFSS Centers: Garfield, King, North Area, South Chicago, and Trina Davila. Please contact your preferred location directly for more information or to schedule an appointment. Walk ins are accepted during business hours.

Other Locations

King Community Services Center
Program Phone: varies by location
4314 S. Cottage Grove
Chicago, IL 60653
Trina Davila Community Services Center
Program Phone: varies by location
4345 W. Armitage Ave.
Chicago, IL 60639
Garfield Community Services Center
Program Phone: varies by location
10 S. Kedzie
Chicago, IL 60612
North Area Community Services Center
Program Phone: varies by location
845 W. Wilson
Chicago, IL 60640
South Chicago Community Services Center
Program Phone: varies by location
8650 S. Commercial
Chicago, IL 60617
Englewood Center
Program Phone: varies by location
1140 W. 79th St.
Chicago, IL 60620