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If you or someone you know may be experiencing domestic abuse, SHALVA can help. Find the right option for you here, or get in touch.

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Help Line

Our Help Line is available for you 24/7. Your call will be answered by one of our trained domestic violence specialists. You can be anonymous, and any information you give is confidential.

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Counseling

SHALVA offers free, individualized, and confidential domestic abuse counseling services to the metropolitan Chicago Jewish community in a culturally-sensitive and caring environment.

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First Visit

Connecting with a SHALVA counselor for the first time?
Here’s what to expect. We provide our current clients with legal information and support, financial assistance and much more.

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Help a Friend

Is a friend, colleague, or family member showing signs that they might not be safe in their relationship? Learn how to give them the support they need with our ten minute Upstander Interactive tool.

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Legal Services

Abusers often manipulate the court system to continue their pattern of power and control. Learn how the system works, and what support and resources and available.

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Orthodox Rabbinic Task Force

For community members seeking rabbinic guidance to understand domestic abuse or shalom bayit issues, as well as how to help others in unhealthy relationships.