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Chicago Survivors

Chicago Survivors

Chicago's Citizens for Change

Immediate crisis intervention and comprehensive services for Chicago families who have lost a family member to homicide.

Services Offered

Crime Victim • Court Advocacy • Hotline • Counseling • Case Management • Advocacy • Crisis Intervention • Crisis Hotline • Information And Referral • Homicide Survivors


Chicago Survivors helps individuals and families who have lost a loved one to homicide. They provide supportive counseling, assistance with funeral arrangements, assistance with victims compensation applications, detectives meetings, and referrals to families in need. Other services include:

  • Immediate Crisis Response Services
  • Comprehensive referral services
  • Court advocacy
  • Law enforecement liason services
  • Organization of memorial vigils and other memorial events
  • Workshops
  • Social events with other survivors


1010 W. 35th St., Chicago, IL 60609 41.8307118 -87.6524215

Service Options

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish


  • For those who have lost a loved one to homicide.


  • This service is free

How to Apply

Call the intake line at 312-488-9222 Monday-Friday from 9:00am-5:00pm to schedule an appointment for services. Individuals and families may also call the hotline, 24/7 at 855-866-6679 for immediate assistance or for immediate crisis intervention. When calling the hotline or intake line, please provide:

  • Victim information
  • Homicide date and location
  • Family contact information

Both English and Spanish options are available on the hotline.

Other Locations

Hyde Park Union Church (Mailing Address)
Program Phone: Intake: 312-488-9222, Crisis hotline: 855-866-6679
5600 S. Woodlawn Ave., 4th Floor
Chicago, IL 60637
Program Phone: Intake: 312-488-9222, Crisis hotline: 855-866-6679
1010 W. 35th St.
Chicago, IL 60609