Safe Passage

Safe Passage is an agency in DeKalb whose mission is to reduce or prevent domestic violence and sexual assault in DeKalb County. If you are a victim of dating/domestic violence, sexual abuse/assault or know someone who is, please call 815-756-5228. Safe Passage provides a 24 hour hotline for support, information and referrals.

All services are completely free and confidential and they can respond to your needs 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Safe Passage has medical advocates that will meet you at the hospital for support and assistance. They offer legal advocacy services that can help you obtain Orders of Protection and support through any court proceedings. Residential advocates can help survivors navigate social services like public aid, housing and child care.

Safe Passage also offer emergency shelter, transitional housing and counseling for victims of sexual and domestic violence who need to flee for safety, need help becoming self-sufficient or need to process the difficult emotions that surface.

If you are in immediate danger, call 911. But if you need help navigating this situation, Safe Passage can help at 815-756-5228. 

Contact Safe Passage

24-hour hotline

In case of emergency, call 911