309-582-7233 (24 Hour Crisis Line)

Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness Month

March is National Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness Month. TBI can occur as a result of physical abuse or assault, such as causing a fall, being shoved, being struck by an object, or from gunshots near the head. Another cause of TBI is strangulation, one of the most lethal forms of DV. It’s possible to show no symptoms at first but die weeks later due to lack of oxygen and other internal injuries. Be sure to check out our Facebook page for more Teen Dating Violence Awareness statistics and information. 

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Domestic Violence

If you or someone you know is being abused, we are here to help.

24/7 Hotline 309-582-7233

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Serving Mercer County Illinois

No fees for services.

All services are kept confidential.

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Children's Advocacy Center

We recognize the right of all children to a safe childhood. We make every effort to provide support to child victims and their families.

What to Expect

Domestic Violence

Help planning safety for victims.

Education on signs of abuse.

Helping hand when leaving an abusive relationship.

Help getting an Order of Protection.

Finding ways to help a friend in an abusive situation.

Child Advocacy

A child-friendly setting.

Counseling to assist in rebuilding and establishing the child’s mental & physical well being.

Information on how the process works and what will happen next.

Education on child abuse.

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