These programs and services include: Through a vigorous legislative agenda in Springfield and innovative partnerships with law enforcement around the state, Attorney General Madigan also continues to work toward improved sex offender management in Illinois, a reduced rate of crime against women, and more aggressive prosecutions of criminals who abuse women.
A Safe Place (Zion, IL) As the leading advocate for eliminating domestic violence in northern Illinois, A Safe Place provides information and training about domestic violence to students, professionals and the general community.
SS-SSTP holds promise as an efficacious program to reduce homophobic name-calling and sexual violence in adolescent youth.
Please follow the links below to find out more about the Attorney General's initiatives to safeguard children.
The Bureau also supports services to reduce and prevent domestic violence through education to abusers and assistance to the court system.
Center on Halsted (formerly Horizons Community Services) (Chicago, IL – North Side) Center on Halsted LGBTQ Violence Resource Line was created in response to the growing need for victim assistance for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and HIV-positive (LGBTQH) people.
Teachers implemented 28 lessons (6th & 7th-grade) that focused on social emotional learning skills (e.g., empathy, problem-solving).
All 6th graders (n = 3658) completed self-report measures assessing bullying, aggression, homophobic name-calling and sexual harassment at three waves.