Life Span Mission Statement

Life Span empowers survivors of domestic and sexual violence to demand safety as a human right through client-centered services and leads social change through accountability, community engagement and systemic advocacy. Read More About Life Span

Life Span Services

Victim Safety, Perpetrator Accountability, & Client Empowerment

Life Span Center for Legal Service and Advocacy provides legal civil representation, information, and advice to victims of domestic violence or sexual assault. Individuals may contact us for legal advice, information about their rights under the law, and to gain an understanding about their options and legal remedies provided under the law.

Serving Clients & Agencies

Some of Our Services Include:
  • Legal Services
  • Individual Parent and Child Counseling
  • Violence prevention programming within high schools, elementary schools, and early childhood programs
  • Community Education
  • Agency Consultation
  • 24-hour Crisis Line
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Support Life Span

Life Span Center for Legal Services and Advocacy relies on the generosity of individuals, foundations, and corporations to support our programming. We sincerely appreciate all of your donations and volunteer assistance. Thank you. Donate Now!

Volunteer For Life Span

Life Span has several volunteer positions available throughout the year. If you're interested in helping Life Span through volunteer work, please check out our openings. Current Openings

    Yoga for a Cause.


    Computer Safety

    If you think your activities are being monitored, they probably are. If you are in danger, please try to use a safe computer that someone abusive does not have direct or remote (hacking) access to. Learn how an abuser can find out about your internet activities.

    Domestic Violence

    What is Abuse?
    Learn about domestic violence
    Order of Protection
    What is it? How do I obtain one?
    DV Laws in Illinois
     Link to the Illinois Domestic Violence Act

    Life Span's Sexual Assault Project...how we can help.

    What is Sexual Assault?
    Learn about sexual assault
    Services for Survivors of Sexual Assault
    Sexual Assault Advocacy and Legal Assistance

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