The City of Chicago is currently in Phase Four: "Gradually Resume." Many City services have adjusted hours or locations and may require health screens prior to entering their physical
spaces. Please call ahead or visit any department's website to get additional details, or visit chicago.gov/covid-19.
Domestic violence occurs when one partner uses physical, emotional, sexual and/or financial abuse to maintain power and control over the other.
For many people, identifying physical abuse is relatively easy. Physical Abuse includes being hit, slapped, pushed, kicked or beaten. Emotional, sexual and financial abuse are often more difficult to identify.
Examples of Emotional Abuse Include:
Examples of Sexual Abuse Include:
Examples of Financial Abuse Include: