Mission and Vision

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Our Vision

We confront domestic violence, in the moment, where people need us, turning no one away.

Our Mission

Family Shelter Service transforms lives by offering help and hope to those affected by domestic violence.

Our Promise

Provide faster, greater, equal access to services to help people in DuPage County thrive not just survive.

Why Our Community Needs Family Shelter Service

  • One in four women will experience intimate partner abuse in her lifetime.
  • Thirty percent of female emergency room visits due to injuries are related to ongoing abuse.
  • For women aged 15-44 in the U.S., domestic abuse is the leading cause of injury.