Human Dignity and Solidarity

Atención a la violencia doméstica

In an emergency, dial 911 or call the National Domestic Violence 24-Hour Hotline at 800.799.7233 or 800.787.3224 TTY for counseling assistance. Visit www.ndvh.org for more information. In Illinois call 877.863.6338. Visit www.batteredwomensnetwork.org for more information.

Mission 

Awareness–Services–Prevention

New Items

News

  • Spring 2019 Newsletter (PDF)

Resource Manual

  • Healthy Dating Relationships Seminar for Teens and Parents. This 75 minute seminar explores healthy and unhealthy teen dating relationships. (Video) Supplemental handout provided. (Handout)
  • Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month – February. The following are twenty-eight informational graphics that can be useful as parish bulletin inserts, social media posts or in other settings. The following are twenty-eight informational graphics that can be useful as parish bulletin inserts, social media posts or in other settings. Please see document 4.3.4.2.

News and Video Library

  • News articles and videos are featured.
Archbishop Cupich
Fr. Chuck Dahm - Homily on Domestic Violence 

Homily on Domestic Violence by Father Chuck Dahm – English (PDF) Spanish (PDF) Polish (PDF)

Catholic Bishops’ Position (Link)
Fr. Chuck Dahm – The Catholic Response to Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence Traps
 

“I didn’t know it was abuse.”

“I thought I could fix it.”

“I didn’t tell anyone.”

Domestic Violence in the First Person

Leslie Morgan Steiner’s Story
Could you graduate from Harvard and not recognize that you are an abused woman? 
 
Private Violence Presents:Why we stayed
Why Do Women Stay in Domestic Violence Relationships?
 
 
Fr. Jerry Boland Speaks on the Impact of Developing a DV Ministry
 
 
When You Preach, Remember Me
This video provides insights for homilists.