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Programs and Services

Voices of Gratitude

Counseling

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

- Casey, age 32

Comfort

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

- Susan, age 41

Care

"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

Shelter

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

- Pamela, age 26

Empowerment

"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

29,975

lives touched and impacted by our mission

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

48,926

nights of safe housing

75 adults and 107 children received safe housing at our 40-unit transitional and permanent housing facility and at scattered safe homes around the county with access to on-site counseling, advocacy, and life-skills education.

6,634

nights of emergency shelter

77 adults and 57 children stayed overnight at the 35-bed emergency shelter and were provided with food, clothing, and other necessities while also getting assistance with community resources.

1,434

life-saving orders of protection

2,324 victims received assistance in filing emergency, interim, and plenary orders of protection for domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking/no-contact at the 19th Circuit Courthouse in Waukegan while staff and volunteers stood beside them in court for encouragement.

1,519

crisis line calls

Staff and trained volunteers answered phone calls 24/7 in English and Spanish for victims in crisis or concerned family members seeking information.

2,273

safe custody exchanges and monitored visitations

116 families with 184 children were provided with safe custody exchanges and monitored visitations at the Family Visitation Center in Mundelein.

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