What Crisis Services does Speak Out Illinois Provide?
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 ...
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 ...
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 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 to use the Safe Homes Act to Change Your Locks
Tenants who are victims of domestic or sexual violence can also obtain emergency lock changes. The right to a lock change differs depending on the type of lease and if the abuser is named on the lease. For tenants with a written lease where the ...