NCFM is a gender inclusive 501(c)(3) charitable corporation.
Since 1977 NCFM has been dedicated to the removal of harmful gender based stereotypes especially as they impact boys, men, their families and the women who love them.
To meet clients’ needs, services are culturally appropriate and provided in multiple languages.
Between Friends (formerly Friends of Battered Women and Their Children) (Chicago, IL – North Side) Between Friends is a nonprofit agency dedicated to breaking the cycle of domestic violence and building a community free of abuse.
Our services include individual, family, and group counseling; classes in domestic violence, substance abuse, wellness, and positive parenting; a Learning Center where women work on education and job readiness; training in budgeting and money management to ensure financial stability; and an Aftercare Program with support groups and services that promote long-term recovery.
If you or someone you know has experienced discrimination, or domestic, sexual, hate or police violence, please contact the LGBTQ Violence Resource Line at 773-871-CARE (2273).
The Bureau also supports services to reduce and prevent domestic violence through education to abusers and assistance to the court system.
Center on Halsted (formerly Horizons Community Services) (Chicago, IL – North Side) Center on Halsted LGBTQ Violence Resource Line was created in response to the growing need for victim assistance for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and HIV-positive (LGBTQH) people.
A Safe Place is the sole provider of services exclusively addressing domestic violence in Lake County, Illinois.
Through multi-faceted programs we assist victims in transforming their lives after domestic violence, prevent future abuse by addressing its root cause through abuser intervention programs, and educate the community about domestic violence and how we can all be involved in its end.