Welcome to Empowering Women
"To break the cycle of Domestic Violence against Women by providing necessary services
in and around Chicago, while being trauma informed and culturally respectful,
reflecting the specific needs of underserved communities of color"
Domestic Violence is a Crime
1 in 3 Women will be Assaulted by an Intimate Partner in their Lifetime
Every 9 Seconds, a Woman in the US is Assaulted by a Loved One
20,000 Phone Calls a Day to Domestic Violence Hotline nationwide
Help Us Bring Strength and Hope to Domestic Violence Survivors
Empower Survivors of Domestic Violence
We provide immediate short-term shelter, counseling, legal help, job skills training, placement, wellness and holistic workshops, basic health needs and life coaching skills. We provide these services in a trauma informed, culturally appropriate, respectful and welcoming way to reflect the diverse communities in the Chicago area.
Donations to Empowering Women NFP are tax deductible. EIN 85-1246920
of Domestic Violence
"A woman with a voice is by definition a strong woman"