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Harbor House

  Agency Contact Information:
Address: PO Box 1824
Kankakee, IL 60901
Phone: Office: 815.932.5814 Crisis: 815.932.5800
Fax: 815.935.3551
  Agency Contact Information:
Address: 100 East Walnut Street
Watseka, IL 60970
Phone: Office: 815.432.3523 Crisis: 815.432.3500
Fax: 815.432.3414
Contact Person:

Ms. Rosa Hernandez-Warner - Executive Director

  Service Profile:
Service/program name: 24-Hour Crisis Line
Description: 24-hour Hotline, 365 Days a year by trained personnel who are trained to respond to any type of crisis call. Available in Kankakee and Watseka.
Phone: Kankakee 815.932.5800 - Watseka 815.432.3500

Service/program name: Battered Women's Emergency Shelter
Description: We provide emergency shelter to victims of domestic violence and their children in Kankakee and Iroquois counties. Shelter includes a bedroom, food, counseling services, referrals, court advocacy, transportation and use of a phone for goal related issues. A payphone is available for personnel use. Specific length of stay is directly related to goal related issues.
Phone: Kankakee 815.932.5814 - Watseka 815.432.3523

Service/program name: Community Education
Description: Community education to all groups that calls and requests it. Also offers public speaking as a forum to educate the community. Available in both Kankakee or Iroquois Counties.
Phone: Kankakee 815.935.5433 - Watseka 815.432.5841

Service/program name: Court Advocacy
Description: Trained court advocates who are not attorneys, but are available to assist victims of domestic violence in obtaining orders of protection against their offender. Advocates offer support and assistance on return court dates. Assist and offer services to victims in Domestic Violence Court and domestic related trials. Services offered in both Kankakee and Watseka locations.
Phone: Kankakee 815.932.5814 - Watseka 815.432.3500

Service/program name: Domestic Violence Education
Description: Domestic violence education classes. A four-week educational program for victims of domestic violence. The primary goal is to teach victims how to be safe whether they remain in their relationship or not. Services available at Kankakee location and in Watseka.
Phone: Kankakee 815.932.5814 - Watseka 815.432.5841

Service/program name: Individual and Group Counseling.
Description: Individual and group counseling (support group): ongoing individual counseling to residential clients and walk-in clients. Individual/group adult or child counseling available in Kankakee and Watseka. Incest survivors group counseling available in Watseka.
Phone: Kankakee 815.932.5814 - Watseka 815.432.3500

Service/program name: Pathways Abuser Education Program
Description: Pathways is a diversion program that works with the domestic violence court to offer defendants of domestic related cases an opportunity to learn non-violent behavior and break the cycle of violence within the family. The program welcomes those who are voluntarily seeking help. Sessions are 1- 1/2 hours weekly for 26 weeks. Available in both Kankakee and Watseka.
Phone: Kankakee 815.932.5814 - Watseka 815.929.0383

Service/program name: Transitional Housing
Description: A client that has resided in our emergency shelter for a minimum of one month and is determined appropriate by the staff, is eligible for transitional housing if there is an opening. Transitional Housing is longer term and offers the client an opportunity to be more on their own. Length of stay is determined in six months intervals.
Phone: Kankakee 815.932.5814

Service/program name: Resale Store
Description: Resale Store is located in Watseka at 100 East Walnut Street.
Phone: 815.432.3525
  General Information:
Description: Provides services to victims of domestic violence and their children in Kankakee and Iroquois counties including emergency shelter, transitional housing, 24-hour hotline, court advocacy, group and individual counseling, referrals, domestic violence education classes, and community education.
Agency Type: Non-profit
Territory/Geographical area: Kankakee & Iroquois Counties
Languages spoken: English

A Pledge for Life Partnership Initiative
1 Stuart Drive
Kankakee, IL 60901