Do you need a safe place for you and your children? You don't have to stay with your abuser. We can provide safe, secure shelter for adults and children.
Between July 1, 2020 and June 30, 2021, Survivor Empowerment Center answered 6,491 crisis line calls, provided 130 children and 604 adults a combined total of 3,200 nights of safe shelter, an additional 8,332 nights of safe Transitional Housing and provided nearly 6,000 hours of service.
The Women's Center has operated continuously since its founding more than 45 years ago. Our staff of professionals and trained volunteers are dedicated to helping people regain control of their lives, their choices, and their futures.
One of the first domestic violence centers in the country, The Women's Center, Inc. was created in 1972 by a group of women who recognized the need for a safe, secure environment for southern Illinois women and their children.
We can help you too! You don't have to stay with your abuser. Make an escape plan