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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.
http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=30275

Partner Abuse Intervention Program (PAIP) - tries to stop abuse by helping the abusers change lifestyles and coping techniques.
http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=30276
 
Adults with Disabilities Abuse Intervention Program - conducts investigations of abuse, neglect, or exploitation of adults with disabilities.
http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=30270


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
http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=30269


Sexual Abuse

Sexual Assault Prevention Program - helps victims of Sexual Assault and does outreach to try and prevent sexual assaults of the future.
http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=31297

 
Child Abuse

Report to the Department of Children and Family Services
http://www.state.il.us/dcfs/child/index.shtml#hotline  
or
Call the Child Abuse Hotline at 800-25-ABUSE (800-252-2873) or (217) 785-4020


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