309-582-7233 (24 Hour Crisis Line)

Child Abuse Prevention Month

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. Since it’s April, the Mercer County Family Crisis Center is having our Champions4Children Walk. Stop into the Crisis Center to be a Blue Kid sponsor and register for our 2024 walk. You can also register for the walk-through GetMeRegistered. Our walk is on May 4th, 2024 at 9 am. We are also having our open house that day starting at 10 am. We hope to see you all there!

our Programs

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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.

Visit us

Want to talk to us in person for more information? Visit us at our Aledo Illinois location.

Call us

Call our 24 hour help line for help around the clock.


Contact us

Want to send us an email? Click on the link below to be taken to our Contact page.

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