Resources

Other Important Web Sites

Working to End Violence

Illinois Coalition Against Sexual Assault
icasa.org

The Illinois Coalition Against Sexual Assault (ICASA) is a not-for-profit corporation of 29 community-based sexual assault crisis centers working together to end sexual violence. Each center provides 24-hour crisis intervention services, counseling, and advocacy for victims of sexual assault and their significant others. Each center presents prevention education programs in Illinois communities.

RAINN – Rape and Incest National Network
rainn.org

DCFS – Department of Child and Family Services
state.il.us/dcfs/index.shtml

DCFS Hotline for reporting child abuse 1-800-25-abuse

Harbor House Domestic Violence Shelter and Assistance
harborhousedv.org

Domestic Violence shelter and assistance in Kankakee County

 

LoveIsRespect
Loveisrespect.org

Teen dating violence resources

National Domestic Violence Hotline
thehotline.org

Hopeline from Verizon Wireless Hotline
verizonwireless.com/aboutus/hopeline/get-involved.html

Cell phone recycling program to assist victims of violence.

Social Services and Assistance

Catholic Charities
catholiccharitiesjoliet.org

Center of Hope Food Pantry
centerofhopek3.org

Kankakee County Community Services Inc. – KCCSI
kccsi-cap.org

United Way of Kankakee
myunitedway.org

Zonta of Kankakee
zontakankakeeorg

Kankakee County Health Department
www.kankakeehealth.org

Crisis Text Line – a free, 24/7 support for those in crisis such as suicidal thoughts, struggling with an eating disorder, suffering abuse, etc. Text “HELLO” to 741-741 to connect with a crisis counselor. More at www.crisistextline.org.

Legal

Illinois State Police Sex Offender Registry
isp.state.il.us/sor/sor.cfm

View Illinois State Police sex offender registry.

ICJIA – Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority
icjia.org

The ICJIA is a state agency created in 1983 to promote community safety by providing public policymakers, criminal justice professionals and others with information, tools and technology needed to make effective decisions that improve the quality of criminal justice in Illinois. Two of the Authority’s many responsibilities are serving as a clearinghouse of information and research on criminal justice and undertaking research studies to improve the administration of criminal justice.

Illinois State Police
isp.state.il.us

The Illinois State Police was officially created in 1922 and today, comprised of sworn personnel and civilians totaling more than 3,000, is one of the most modern and efficient police organizations in the country.

Judici
judici.com

Provides court case information for certain counties (including Iroquois)

Illinois Department of Corrections
idoc.state.il.us

Vine Link
vinelink.com

Register to be notified of court cases and offender release through Automated Victim Notification at

Illinois Attorney General
ag.state.il.us

Men’s Initiative

jacksonkatz.com

Jackson Katz, Ed.M.is one of America’s leading anti-sexist male activists. He is widely recognized for his groundbreaking work in the field of gender violence prevention education with men and boys, particularly in the sports culture and the military. He has lectured on hundreds of college and high school campuses and has conducted hundreds of professional trainings, seminars, and workshops in the U.S., Canada, and Japan. His new video, Tough Guise: Violence, Media, and the Crisis in Masculinity, is the first educational video geared toward college and high school students to systematically examine the relationship between images of popular culture and the social construction of masculine identities at the dawn of the 21st century.

Men Can Stop Rape
mencanstoprape.org

Empowers men to become allies and take a stand against rape.

Other Useful Sites

Wired Safety
WiredSafety.org

The world’s largest online safety and help group. Provides beneficial information about staying safe will online.

Tolerance.org
tolerance.org 

Information on building tolerance.

Stop Bullying Now
stopbullying.gov

Website on ways to stop bullying now.

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