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Violence & Abuse Prevention
« on: July 04, 2012, 12:06:03 AM »
Violence & Abuse Prevention

Programs that help those who have to deal with violence and abuse in their lives.

Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence Victim Services - provide safety assistance to victims of domestic violence.

Partner Abuse Intervention Program (PAIP) - tries to stop abuse by helping the abusers change lifestyles and coping techniques.
Adults with Disabilities Abuse Intervention Program - conducts investigations of abuse, neglect, or exploitation of adults with disabilities.

Domestic Violence Helpline Toll Free, Confidential, 24 Hour, Multilingual

1-877-TO END DV (1-877-863-6338) (Voice)
1-877-863-6339 (TTY)

Persons in DHS Care

Abuse/Neglect Investigations at DHS Facilities http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=30268

Abuse/Neglect Investigations of MH or DD Services Licensed, Certified, or Funded by DHS

Sexual Abuse

Sexual Assault Prevention Program - helps victims of Sexual Assault and does outreach to try and prevent sexual assaults of the future.

Child Abuse

Report to the Department of Children and Family Services
Call the Child Abuse Hotline at 800-25-ABUSE (800-252-2873) or (217) 785-4020

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