HOPE of East Central Illinois – Coalition against Domestic Violence

Address: 701 6th St., Charleston, Illinois 61920
Phone: 217-235-4300
Phone: 217-345-4300
Office phone: 217-348-5931
Toll free: 1-888-348-5931 or 877-863-6338

Hours: 8 am – 4 pm



Services include residential shelter, counseling, art therapy, legal advocacy, children’s services, referrals, alternative interventions for men, education and parenting assistance.

Serving Macon, Dewitt, Piatt, Moultrie, and Shelby counties, Dove’s Domestic Violence Program provides comprehensive assistance and support to all victims of family abuse.

Address: 788 E. Clay, Decatur, IL 62521
1200 S. Hickory, Shelbyville, IL 62565
Phone: Decatur Office 217-423-2238
217-774-4888 (24-hour Shelby County Hotline)
217-428-7526 (24-hour Decatur Hotline)

Hours: Shelbyville office hours: 8am-4pm Monday through Friday


Dove Women’s Shelter

Phone: 217-428-6616
Crisis line: 217-423-2238

Growing Strong

Services: Growing Strong is a rape crisis center in Decatur. They provide healing services to victims of sexual assault and sexual abuse, and their significant others. The organization offers free and confidential counseling, crisis intervention/24-hour hotline, support groups, medical and legal advocacy, training for police and criminal justice officials and prevention education.

Address: 270 W. Prairie, Decatur, IL 62523
Phone: 217-428-0770
Fax: 217-428-8537


Hope of East Central Illinois

Services: HOPE empowers persons to live independent, non-violent lives through the provisions of housing, outreach, prevention, and education. HOPE serves Coles, Clark, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Moultrie, and Shelby counties. All services provided are free and confidential.

Address: 701 6th St., Charleston, IL 61920
Phone: 217-348-5931

24-hour crisis hotline: 1-888-345-3990
Hours: 8am-4pm Monday through Friday


Illinois Domestic Violence Help Line

24-hour help line: 877-863-6338