familyShelterLogo400

www.familyshelterservice.org

Family Shelter Service, located in Wheaton, Illinois, offers help and hope for victims of domestic violence and works to create a community that is safe for all. It also provides culturally appropriate services for Latino victims of violence.

Programs include:

  • 24-hour hotline staffed by counselors trained to help people dealing with domestic violence
  • Counseling to empower people to make informed decisions regarding their needs
  • Shelters that provide a safe and supportive environment for physical and emotional healing
  • Court advocates who provide support and information about legal remedies for those affected by domestic violence
  • Children’s programs to help children to heal and to find healthy ways to cope with their family’s experiences
  • Community education and prevention