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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.


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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 ( has more information and a variety of other resources listed, from shelters to advocates.

Equal Pay

To learn more about the Equal Pay Act, visit this website:

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:  

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: 

Domestic Violence

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:

Sampling of recently passed women's issues-related legislation

  • HB0132 Business Enterprise for Minorities, Women, and Persons with Disabilities Act

  • HB0135 Insurance Code for Birth Control

  • HB0155 SNAP menstrual hygiene products

  • HB0156 Schools must provide menstrual products in bathrooms (HB0641 includes colleges)

  • HB3709 Removes discrimination based on reproductive health

Sampling of women's issues-related legislation from District 41

  • HB3444 Public funds investment proxy voting

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