Human Dignity and Solidarity

In an emergency, call 911.


The Archdiocese of Chicago Domestic Violence Outreach (ACDVO) mission is expressed in three words.




Learn about the dynamics of intimate partner violence (IPV) from abuse survivors, abusers, and experts in the field. Hear from Fr. Chuck Dahm, O.P. and church leadership as they shine a light on IPV and explain how to develop a parish ministry focused on domestic violence. 



Where can you get help or learn more about IPV? Information on Hotlines, Service Agencies and other support Resources are provided in this section.