Kane County Guide

A Guide to Services in Kane County

Full Resource Name:

Family Shelter Service

605 East Roosevelt Road
Wheaton, IL 60187

(630) 469-5650

www.familyshelterservice.org

Description:

Family Shelter Service provides services to victims of domestic violence. Services include in-person and group counseling, legal advocacy and community education services. Emergency shelter is available to abused women and their dependent children, boys up to age 17. Programs are offered for teens who have witnessed or experienced violence in the home, and for Spanish speaking women (Latinas). Family Shelter Service is a member program of the Illinois Coalition Against Domestic Violence. Counseling for males. Avocates available in the Dupage County Court House Services are provided in English and Spanish.

Primary Services:

General Information

Hours:

Hotline available 24 Hours 7 days a week.

Intake Process:

Call the Hotline and speak to a case manager.

Program Fees:

None

Languages:

English and Spanish

Eligibility:

Open to all female victims of domestic violence and their dependents.

Handicap Accessible?

Yes

Is Shelter?

Yes

Shelter Requirements:

Shelter is available for women and their children, including boys up to age 17.

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