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Causes: Civil Rights, Domestic Violence, Family Violence Shelters, Homeless & Housing, Hot Lines & Crisis Intervention, Mental Health

Mission: The mission of Sarah’s Inn is to stand with women and their families to ensure freedom from domestic violence in every community. Sarah’s Inn accomplishes this mission by offering crisis intervention, advocacy, emotional support, and violence prevention services to victims of domestic violence as well as community outreach and education. We are recognized as a leading provider of the most comprehensive domestic violence services and maintain over 67 networking agreements with area law enforcement, human service agencies, and community organizations. Sarah’s Inn is a member of the Illinois Coalition Against Domestic Violence.

Programs: Women's Program:24-hour Crisis LineLegal AdvocacySupport and Education GroupsIndividual Advocacy and CounselingEmergency Financial AssistanceChildren and Teen Program:Support and Education GroupsIndividual Advocacy and CounselingTeen Dating Violence PreventionParenting SupportArt TherapyChild CareCommunity Outreach and Education:40-Hour Domestic Violence TrainingWorkshops, Presentations and TrainingsVolunteer Services ProgramAbuser Intervention Services Program:Intake AssessmentOrientation Workshop26 Weekly SessionsThree Aftercare Sessions

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Board Member

Rating: 5

20 years ago my own sister was a victim of domestic violence and I knew back then that I had to help to break the cycle somehow, someway one day. I did just that when I joined the board of directors at Sarah's Inn and have seen the impact that we as focused and mission driven board members make in our communities. We bring hope to those who feel hopeless. We all have a civic and morale duty to our familiies, friends and strangers who face this tragic way of life day after day. We stand together in solidarity to say "enough is enough" and that we can no longer consider it someone elses problem, it's ours. Together we can educate and stop the cycle of domestic violence once and for all.