The face of domestic abuse is not always easy to recognize.
Domestic abuse can happen to anyone at any time. It is a systematic pattern of coercive
behavior for the sole purpose of manipulating a partner in an intimate relationship.
Domestic abuse can take many forms: verbal, emotional, financial, sexual, physical
SHALVA has helped over 4,000 Jewish women since 1986 and is specifically certified
by the State of Illinois to provide domestic violence counseling.
SHALVA offers free confidential domestic abuse counseling services to the Chicago
Jewish Community. SHALVA provides culturally sensitive services in a safe and caring
Free Confidential Services:
• 24 hour crisis-line
• Culturally sensitive individual & group counseling
• Legal information & court support
• Financial assistance
• Rabbinical & community advocacy & training
• Information & referrals
• Community prevention & educational programs