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Are you in an abusive relationship? Not sure?

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We offer a variety of services for families to guide them towards independent and violence-free lives.

Our Services

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    Get Help

    Whether you're in need of emergency shelter, transitional housing, access to a 24 hour hotline, counseling services, legal assistance or partner abuse classes, we can help.

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    Get Educated

    South Suburban Family Shelter offers domestic violence training courses for those interested in working with domestic violence professionals or offenders. Our courses train individuals and organizations on how to use best practices in handling domestic violence issues.

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    Get Involved

    We have opportunities for those who want to perform work that supports organization operations. With your help you can create a positive impact in the lives of victims of domestic crimes and abuse.

What's New? News, events and trainings.

  • News

  • Training

    February 5, 2018
    Domestic Violence 40-Hour Training

    Upon completion of the state approved Domestic Violence 40-hour Training participants will have a comprehensive understanding of domestic violence. Police departments, school districts, faith communities and other social service agencies are encouraged to attend. CEU's offered!

    January 12, 2018
    Abuser Intervention 20-hour Training

    The Abuser Intervention 20-hour Training is designed for those interested in working with domestic violence offenders or professionals in the field. 

  • Events

    January 2, 2018
    Stream & Dream
    On January 26th, 2018 Stay in, relax and get cozy.
    The weather outside is frightful! So who wants to bundle up and go out in the cold for a fundraiser?! NOT US!
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    Vagina Monologues
    FEBRUARY 17, 2018

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The Impact July 2014 to June 2015

We provided services to over 2,400 ADULT victims and 129 CHILDREN

Our 24-hour hotline answered 1,687 calls

Our Court Advocates at Markham Courthouse helped 295 victims obtain an Order of Protection