Chicago Children's Advocacy Center
Chicago Children's Advocacy Center and their partners are the front-line responder in Chicago to reports of child sexual abuse, as well as reports of physical abuse of children under the age of 3. They coordinate the efforts of child protection staff, law enforcement professionals, family advocates, medical experts, and mental health clinicians under one roof. They facilitate collaborative response, arrange family visits to the center with provision of support services, conduct forensic interviews, provide family advocacy and crisis intervention services, and provide mental health therapy.
Phone: (312) 492-3700 | Located: 1240 S. Damen Ave., Chicago, IL 60608 | chicagocac.org
Abuse Prevention Resources
Please contact the Statewide Coordinator at 773.205.3627 or 630.207.8479 for more information about resources in your area.
Sarah's Inn - Western Cook County
Sarah's Inn whose mission is to improve the lives of those affected by domestic violence and to break the cycle of violence for future generations. They offer comprehensive services, including domestic violence crisis intervention, community education, and violence prevention programs for youth. Sarah's Inn works throughout Chicago's West Side neighborhoods and the Western Suburbs.
Phone: (708) 386-3305 | 24-hour Crisis Line: (708) 386-4225 | Located: Oak Park, IL | sarahsinn.org
Updated October 2017 by the Illinois Respite Coalition
The Children's Advocacy Center of North and Northwest Cook County
The Children's Advocacy Center of North & Northwest Cook County seeks to provide a multidisciplinary approach to severe physical and child sexual abuse cases. The Center recognizes the special, unique needs of child victims, while demanding accountability for the crime of sexual abuse and severe physical abuse. Their programs include CASI (Coordination, Advocacy, Sensitive Interviewing), Family Support (crisis intervention, short-term counseling, parrent support, court advocacy, case management) and their Safe From the Start Program (available in English and Spanish, for ages 0-5 who have been exposed to violence offers case management, therapy, and training).
Main Office Phone: (847) 885-0100 | Located: Hoffman Estates, IL | cachelps.org
Satellite Office Phone: (847) 412-4354 | Located: Northbrook, IL
Safe From the Start Program: (630) 540-0549 | Located: Streamwood, IL
CONTACT THE IRC
6650 W. Irving Park Rd.
Chicago, IL 60634
Cell: (630) 207-8479
Office: (773) 205-3627
Fax: (773) 205-3631