Resources for violence prevention

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), violence is defined as “the intentional use of physical force or power, threatened or actual, against oneself, another person, or against a group or community that either results in or has the high likelihood of resulting in injury, death, psychological harm, maldevelopment or deprivation.”

 

Types of Violence

 
 
 

Resource locator

This tool is designed to ease the task of locating domestic violence services for families in need in Cook County.

Click here to view the map