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Domestic Violence Program

Domestic Violence Program

Polish American Association

Counseling and court advocacy for Polish-speaking survivors of domestic violence ages 18 and older.

Services Offered

Domestic Violence Services • Domestic Violence Survivors • Counseling • Group Therapy • Legal Advocacy • Order of Protection

Description

The Domestic Violence program serves Polish-speaking survivors of domestic violence who are unable to receive services elsewhere due to a language barrier. The program offers:

-Application assistance for the Crime Victim Compensation Program
-Assistance in filing police reports
-Individual and group counseling
-Assistance in obtaining civil/criminal Order of Protection
-Crisis intervention
-Assistance with Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) self- sponsorship immigration cases
-Referral to legal services
-Assistance in locating available shelter
-Interpretation and translation services

Location

6276 W. Archer Ave., Chicago, IL 60638 41.7923911 -87.7818216

Service Options

Languages Spoken

  • Polish

Eligibility

-Staff are bilingual (Polish/English), but services are provided in Polish only.

    Payment

  • This service is free

How to Apply

Call 773- 282-8206 x333 or 773- 282-8206 x331 for an eligibility screening and to schedule an intake appointment. Intake may be conducted at the Polish American Association office, or at a coffee shop or other community location if needed. There is no wait list for services, but priority is given to those in crisis or in need of urgent assistance. A photo ID is requested at intake, but is not required. Services are provided at the main office, but intake may be completed at the Cicero office if needed.

For more information about the program, contact the clinical director at 773-427-6316.

Other Locations

Main Office
Program Phone: 773-282-8206 x331/x333
3834 N. Cicero Ave.
Chicago, IL 60641
Southwest Office
Program Phone: 773-282-8206 x331/x333
6276 W. Archer Ave.
Chicago, IL 60638