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Women's Resources

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.

Domestic Violence

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.

Equal Pay

Visit www.equalpayillinois.org to learn more about your rights, how to advocate for yourself, and other tips, not limited to equal pay.

To learn more about the Equal Pay Act, visit this website: www.eeoc.gov/equal-paycompensation-discrimination

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

Childcare Assistance

Here are a few links to various services that offer help with childcare, through financial assistance and helping find quality childcare.

Planned Parenthood

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

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