|New Domestic Violence Shelter|
1 in 4 women are abused in America!
Muslim community is no exception!
InshaAllah, ICNA Relief Chicago in coordination with ICNA Relief national will be opening its first Domestic Violence Shelter serving the Greater Chicago community. ICNA Relief has successfully launched shelters New York, Houston, and Baton Rouge.
WHY IT MATTERS
This Shelter will provide:
An alternative for women in need of shelter care. We provide women with a safe environment, allowing them the opportunity to maintain their dignity while working on issues of self sufficiency. Trained case managers willwork with residents, identifying areas of improvement and linking them to the community resources.
-Intensive Case Management/ Counselling
-Legal assistance if needed.
-Initial medical assistance if needed
-Job Skill Training, Education
-ESL (English as a Second Language) classes on the premises.
-Explore and offer feasible courses on the premises to empower the victims to stand on their own feet.