A Safe Place 22nd Annual Drive Out Domestic Violence Golf Outing, will be taking place on Monday, August 19th. Register now!


Programs, Services and Events

Voices of Gratitude


"Bit by bit, I am healing. I never could have come so far alone."

- Casey, age 32


"Our new home is beautiful and peaceful. A dream come true for my family."

- Susan, age 41


"The people at A Safe Place treat this like a calling, and not a job. They care so much about me that they feel like family and friends."

- Tim, age 50


"I thought I had nowhere to go. And then I found A Safe Place, my true shelter in the storm."

- Pamela, age 26


"Before we got here, being quiet was the only way to be safe. Now, I can say what I'm thinking or feeling. I found my voice."

- Jordan, age 14

Transforming Lives


lives touched and impacted by our mission

Adults and children received vital services, including crisis intervention, safe shelter, individual and group counseling, courthouse advocacy, safe family visitations, and prevention education.


nights of safe housing

We provided 80,516 nights of scattered site transitional housing to 124 adults and 160 children; and 26,718 nights of affordable, safe housing in permanent supportive housing apartments to 124 adults and 160 children.


nights of emergency shelter

We provided 31,927 nights of emergency shelter to 228 adults and 179 children, ensuring they had access to food, clothing, and other essential needs, along with support for connecting to community resources.


life-saving orders of protection

At the 19th Circuit Courthouse in Waukegan, 1,429 victims of domestic violence filed 3,175 orders of protection, and 550 victims of sexual assault and stalking filed no-contact orders. Throughout the process, our staff and volunteers stood beside them in court, offering support and encouragement.


crisis line calls

Our staff and trained volunteers answered calls 24/7 in both English and Spanish, assisting 4,678 callers to our crisis line with supportive listening, information, referrals, and safety planning.


safe custody exchanges and monitored visitations

At the Family Visitation Center in Mundelein, we facilitated 747 supervised visitations and 974 custody exchanges for 99 families (including 135 children), prioritizing the safety of both children and adult victims.

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