• Community Crisis Center, Inc.

    Community Crisis Center, Inc.


    Domestic Violence Support

    About Us

    The Community Crisis Center, located in Elgin, Illinois, was founded in 1975 by a group of dedicated volunteers to meet the needs of individuals and families in crisis. One week after opening, the staff encountered a battered woman. What began as frustration and a lack of options for that woman resulted in a new direction and commitment for the agency. Employees provide comprehensive services to individuals and families in crisis due to domestic violence, sexual assault, or economic/ financial difficulties. The Crisis Center is one of the oldest domestic violence shelters in the state and was instrumental in organizing both the Illinois and National Coalition Against Domestic Violence. The mission of the Community Crisis Center is to provide Safety, Hope, Advocacy, Respite and Education for those impacted by crisis and violence in the Fox Valley Region and Illinois.




    Domestic Violence Program Coordinator
    Category: Non-Profit and Social Services
    Domestic Violence Program Coordinator wanted full-time at Community Crisis Center in Elgin. Master’s Degree in Counseling or Clinical Psychology or Social Work required; LCPC or LCSW required; CDVP required (or must obtain within one year); 5 years of experience in the Domestic Violence field required. Coordinator will oversee all aspects of the program: providing supervision to Counselors, ...read more
    Phone:(847) 742-4088
    Fax:(847) 742-4182

    Rep/Contact Info

    Ms. Mary Cimm
    Administrative Assistant
    • Phone: (847) 742-4182
    Ms. Carolyn Karp
    Sexual Assault Program Coordinator
    • Phone: (847) 742-4088 x 140
    Ms. Melissa Owens
    • Phone: (847) 742-4088
    Ms. Aileen Rohde
    Business Manager
    • Phone: (847) 742-4088
    Ms. LaTonya Walker
    Executive Director
    • Phone: (847) 742-4088 ext 118
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