What Counties does Speak Out Illinois Serve/Cover?
Speak Out Illinois LLC covers Peoria, Tazewell, Woodford, Fulton, Livingston, McLean, Sangamon, LaSalle, Stark and Champaign Counties in the State of Illinois.
** Crisis Response Services are available only for Peoria, Tazewell and Woodford Counties at this time **
What is the Safe Homes Act of Illinois?
What is it? The Safe Homes Act is an Illinois law that allows victims of domestic or sexual violence to end their rental lease early and leave their home to protect their physical safety and emotional well being. It does not matter if the lease is ...
What Crisis Services does Speak Out Illinois Provide?
Our Agents are trained to Provide Resources within the Community. We provide Safety Planning, Emotional Support, Assist with Orders of Protection (If Available), Process Referrals, Dispatch Emergency Services and More.
What is classified as Abuse under the Illinois Domestic Violence Act?
The IDVA defines abuse, and further defines many of the terms that are used to define abuse. Abuse includes: Physical abuse Knowing or reckless use of physical force, confinement or restraint Knowing, repeated and unnecessary sleep deprivation ...
How can I safely talk with My Attorney?
It is important that you speak to your lawyer in private. If the abuser lives at home with you, before you let your attorney call you at home, you need to know if this is safe. Even if you determine it is safe for your lawyer to call you at home, you ...
What is the Adult Protective Services Act?
The Adult Protective Services Act assures local agencies funded by the Illinois Department on Aging offer help to persons age 60 and older who may be abused, neglected, abandoned, or exploited by family, household members, or caregivers. Any person ...