To help all people - women, men and children - live free from violence and abuse.
For more than thirty years, the CENTER for PREVENTION of ABUSE has been a state-wide leader to end abuse and make our homes, schools, and communities safer.
Our pledge to those we serve~ We will work every day to provide confidential and compassionated service in a safe environment with one goal in mind-empowering people in our community to live free from violence and abuse.
Our pledge to our community~ We will continue to educated and advocate for positive changes in the way those living in violent situations are treated and the way that our community values and works toward peace.
The CENTER, its staff, and volunteers believe that everyone deserves peace.
The CENTER for PREVENTION of ABUSE is the only agency in the state of Illinois to provide free combined services to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault/abuse, and elder abuse.
CPA focuses its work on four major areas:
1. Domestic violence-through work with both survivors and perpetrators of domestic violence.
2. Sexual assault/abuse
3. Elder abuse
4. Keeping kids safe