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Legal Assistance

For those seeking legal advocacy for sexual assault or domestic violence on the Moffett or Rice Campuses, please visit the Illinois Coalition Against Sexual Assault or Illinois Coalition Against Domestic Violence to find a crisis center near you. Verify that they offer legal advocacy services as not all do.

Resource Services Offered Contact Information On-Campus?

Mujeres Latinas en Acción
(Latinx/Hispanic)

Provides accompaniment for survivors to police stations throughout the court process; assistance obtaining Orders of Protection, Civil No Contact Orders, or Stalking No Contact Orders; assistance with filing for crime victims’ compensation. Services in English and Spanish.

2124 W 21st​ Place, Chicago, IL 60608
1.773.890.7676

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Resilience

Provides accompaniment for survivors to police stations throughout the court process; assistance obtaining Orders of Protection, Civil No Contact Orders, or Stalking No Contact Orders; assistance filing for crime victims’ compensation.

180 S Michigan Avenue, Suite #600, Chicago, IL 60601
1.312.443.9603

Satellite locations on the North, and West sides

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Apna Ghar
(Immigrant communities)

Assists in obtaining legal representation for measures such as orders of protection, child support, custody and divorce, and immigration relief via protective legal statuses such as the Violence Against Women Act. Services offered in English, Spanish, French, Hindi, and Urdu.

4350 N Broadway Street, 2nd Floor, Chicago, IL 60613
1.773.883.4663

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YWCA Metropolitan Chicago

Provides support through police and court proceedings.

1 N LaSalle Street, Suite 1150, Chicago, IL, 60602
1.312.372.6600

Satellite offices on the North, South, and West sides. Branches in Evanston and the Northshore as well.

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Life Span

Assists survivors of sexual and domestic violence with orders of protection and in-court representation (for divorce, custody, and visitation proceedings). Services offered in Spanish, Polish, and Arabic.

70 E Lake Street, Suite 700, Chicago, IL 60601
1.312.408.1210

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Between Friends

Offers legal advocacy for both criminal and civil court processes in domestic violence cases. Assists with Orders of Protection, court appearances, and completing legal paperwork. Connect complainants with free legal services at their clinics.

Legal clinic locations are in Rogers Park neighborhood of Chicago and Rolling Meadows.
1.773.274.5232
www.betweenfriendschicago.org

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KAN-WIN
(Asian-American communities)

Assists survivors with understanding rights and options under federal and state law, including immigration law. Assists with Orders of Protection, court accompaniment, and referrals to legal aid agencies.

Address is confidential Services offered in Chicago and Park Ridge.

Chicago: 1.773.583.1392
Park Ridge: 1.847.299.1392
Hotline: 1.773.583.0880

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SHALVA
(Jewish faith)

Assists with navigating the legal system, orders of protection, preparation to attorney meetings and post decree issues.

Address is confidential

Business and after-hours hotline: 1.773.583.4673
info@shalvaonline.org

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