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INFORMATION ON HOW TO GET INVOLVED
Use the resources below to be inspired, get informed and get involved in the fight against violence.

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GRIEF

LIGHT by Patricia Frontain

Discover one mother’s journey from darkness to light. 

STAGES OF GRIEF

  1. Denial

  2. Anger

  3. Bargaining

  4. Depression

  5. Acceptance

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DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

THE FOLLOWER  Trailer by Patricia Frontain -Follow one woman's journey through Domestic Abuse.  After The Follower finishes its Festival Run, it will be publicly available here. Until then, please view the trailer. 

STAGES OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

  1. Tension Building

  2. Incident of Abuse

  3. Reconciliation

  4. Calm

  5. Acceptance

THERAPY SUGGESTIONS

THERAPY SUGGESTIONS

FREE SERVICES

Barr Harris

Children and Family Counseling Services

122 S. Michigan Ave. - Ste. 1300

Chicago, IL  60603

312-922-7474 x310

www.barrharris.org

SLIDING SCALE

Family Institute of Northwestern University

Individual and Family Counseling

8 S. Michigan Ave. - Ste. 500

Chicago, IL  60603

847-733-4300

www.family-institute.org

PAID SERVICES

Jacqueline Herbstman

Individual and Family Counseling

1770 W Berteau Ave. - Ste. 302A

Chicago, IL 60613  

773-840-7414

www.psychologytoday.com/us/therapists/jacqueline-herbstman-lcsw-pc-chicago-il/70179

Mary C. Pappas

Center for Grief Recovery and Therapeutic Service

30 North Michigan Ave. -Ste. 1816

Chicago, IL 60602

312-544-0979

www.psychologytoday.com/us/therapists/mary-c-pappas-chicago-il/88198

Center for Grief Recovery and Therapeutic Service

1263 W. Loyola

Chicago, IL 60626

773-274-4600

https://www.griefcounselor.org

FREE SERVICES

Between Friends

Business: 773-603-4357

24 Hotline:  800-603-4357

www.betweenfriendschicago.org

House of Good Shephard

Business: 773-935-3434

Hotline :  877-863-6338

Healing/Recovery Line: 773-251-7641

www.hgschicago.org

SLIDING SCALE

Family Institute at Northwestern University

618 Library Place

Evanston, IL 60201

847-733-4300

https://www.family-institute.org

 

Urban Balance

935 W. Chestnut Street - Ste. 204, Chicago, IL 60642

332 S Michigan Ave. - Ste. 1024, Chicago, IL 60600

990 Grove St #303, Evanston, IL 60201  

888-726-7170

intake@urbanbalance.comb

https://urbanbalance.com

PAID SERVICES

Cheryl Meltzer

155 N. Michigan Ave. - Ste. 329

Chicago, IL  60601

773-339-8438

www.psychologytoday.com/us/therapists/cheryl-neuman-meltzer-chicago-il/93734

INDICATORS OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING

Recognizing key indicators of human trafficking is the first step in identifying victims and can help save a life. Here are some common indicators to help recognize human trafficking. You can also download or order the Blue Campaign indicator card, which is a small plastic card that lists common signs of trafficking and how to report the crime. LEARN MORE.

CRISIS HELPLINE: 1.855.866.6679

Chicago Survivors provides multi-cultural crime victim services to family members of Chicago homicide victims. Our services are free and open to all families who have lost a loved one to violence. Our Crisis Response and Family Support Services are available in English and Spanish, and we will also provide in-time telephone translation of our services into over 200 languages.  Our services include:

  • Immediate Crisis Response Services and Accompaniment

  • Family Support Services: Supportive Counseling, Youth Services, Case Management and Referrals

  • Criminal Justice Advocacy

  • Community of Survivors

 

CRISIS HELPLINE: 1.855.866.6679