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If this is an emergency, please call the Crisis Line at 1-800-892-8900.

If you are exiting a domestic violence situation in Illinois, the Illinois Domestic Violence Hotline can be reached at 1-800-799-7233, 24 hours a day.

Home of the Sparrow does not provide emergency shelter, please click here for a list of emergency shelter providers.

Home of the Sparrow provides a Short-Term Transitional Shelter, Affordable Housing, Rapid Rehousing combined with Supportive Services. There are a few ways to contact Home of the Sparrow to talk about your situation and how we can be of assistance. You can call Katie, the Intake Manager at 815-271-5444, ext. 258, e-mail her at, or CLICK HERE to complete the form and receive a call or e-mail back. Home of the Sparrow staff will review the programs that are offered, ask questions to better understand your circumstances and how Home of the Sparrow can assist, and provide referral information if needed.

Please know that we understand reaching out for assistance takes strength and courage. We look forward to serving you!