People with a passion to reduce domestic violence

  • The mission of St. Mary’s Domestic Violence Prevention Ministry is to reduce the incidence of domestic violence by educating our community about domestic abuse, raising awareness of community resources, and supporting those affected in seeking help.


    Immediate Danger – Call 911

    National Domestic Abuse Hotline
    (800) 799-SAFE(7233) or (800) 787-3224(TDD)

    State of Illinois Helpline
    (877) 863-6338 (877-TO END DV)

    Teen Dating Abuse 24/7 Helpline
    (866) 331-9474 or text “help” to 22522

    Parish Counselor
    Doreen Green
    (312) 574-0855

    24 Hour Hotline
    (708) 485-5254
    Sexual Abuse
    (708) 482-9600
    Crisis intervention, shelter, legal advocacy emergency financial assistance.

    Sarah’s Inn
    24 Hour Hotline
    (708) 386-4225 or Text (708) 792-3120
    Support groups, legal advocacy, counseling adults, children and teens, and counseling men who abuse.

    Monthly Support Group
    Kendall Grant
    (708) 215-5418
    Talk with others who are facing – or who have faced– similar situations in confidence

    Aging Protective Services
    24 Hour Hotline
    (866) 800-1409
    (708) 354-1323
    Investigation and follow-up services for adults over 60, plus disabled ages 18 to 59.