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Emergency Shelter and Transitional Housing

Emergency Shelter and Transitional Housing

Apna Ghar (Our Home)

Housing and social services for women and their children who are survivors of domestic violence.

Services Offered

Emergency Shelter • Women's Shelter • Hotline • Supportive Housing • Transitional Housing • Domestic Violence Housing • Domestic Violence • Crisis Intervention


The 24-hour emergency shelter provides women and their children who are escaping abuse with a home-like atmosphere in which to heal and establish self-reliance and dignity for up to 60 days (depending upon individual situation). Care is taken to maintain a culturally appropriate environment and services in a safe, welcoming atmosphere.
While at the shelter, women may take part in counseling, legal advocacy, support groups, parenting classes, conflict management and communication training, art therapy and parent-child cultural and recreational activities.


Confidential, Chicago, IL 41.724994 -87.700365

Service Options

Languages Spoken

  • Amaraic
  • English
  • Farsi
  • Hindi
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog
  • Urdu


  • Male children must be under 14 years of age to stay at the shelter.


  • This service is free

How to Apply

Call 773-334-4663 (24/7) to begin the client intake.