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.
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)
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
VIDEO VIDEO 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 Do Women Stay in Domestic Violence Relationships? Why we stayed Fr. Jerry Boland Speaks on the Impact of Developing a DV Ministry When You Preach, Remember Me This video provides insights for homilists.