Illinois and our local city, township, and county municipalities provide a number of resources for women. Please contact the below organizations directly for more details on their services, and feel free to contact us if you we can help you navigate any of these resources.
If you know of any other resources we should add, please let us know us know by contacting us at info@RepYangRohr.com.
To get help with a domestic violence situation, you can call the Illinois Domestic Violence Hotline
(877) 863-6338 (Chicago area)
(877) 863-6339 (TTY)
The City of Naperville website (www.naperville.il.us/services/naperville-police-department/community-education-and-crime-prevention/domestic-violence-resources) has more information and a variety of other resources listed, from shelters to advocates.
Pregnancy All-Options Talkline
If you are pregnant and want to discuss all of your options this hotline provides volunteer peer-counselors to discuss pregnancy, parenting, adoption and abortion. The hotline number is: 1-888-493-0092
You can also visit their website: www.all-options.org/find-support/talkline
Will County Community Health Center
This health center provides women's healthcare services to Will Country residents. It accepts Medicaid and has discounts for the uninsured. Find out more here: www.willcountyhealth.org/womens-health
Here are a few links to various services that offer help with childcare, through financial assistance and helping find quality childcare.
Planned Parenthood provides a variety of healthcare services, such as reproductive and sexual health. To make an appointment or learn more, please visit their website: www.plannedparenthood.org/health-center/illinois/aurora/60504/aurora-health-center-3483-90430
Baby Safe Haven Law
There are many new parents who feel they cannot take care of their child and that there is nowhere to turn. They relinquish their unharmed infants (under 30 days old) to staff in safe havens while remaining anonymous and avoiding civil or criminal liability.
To learn more, visit this link which has further information on the program.
Women-related Legislative Highlights
Legislation from 41st District
HB3444 Public funds investment proxy voting
Legislation Passed Into Law
To view the legislative highlights of a specific year, please click on the associated year below.
HB1363 Employer duty in domestic violence situations Sent to the Governor
HB3326 Prohibits the sharing of license plate reader data
SB1561 Protects access to certain contraceptives
SB1907 Requires public universities to offer emergency contraceptives
SB1909 Regulates deceptive practices in limited services pregnancy centers
SB0250 Budget - Angel Investment credit from 25% to 35% if the investment is made in a business venture that is owned by women, people of color, a person with a disability, or in a county with a population of less than 250,000