Reflecting on WINGS Impact over Fiscal Year 2021

August 23, 2021
WINGS recently completed FY2021 and we have been reflecting on our impact to the Chicagoland area. Read updates about WINGS Suburban Safe House, WINGS Metro Safe House, Housing Programs, Children & Family Services and Community Based Programs over the last year.

The Number One-Way Abusers Control: Financial Abuse

March 31, 2021
Financial abuse is the number one reason someone may not be able to leave or may force them to return to an abusive situation. Research has shown up to 99% of all domestic violence cases involve financial abuse. Read about what financial abuse looks like, how it complicates survivors leaving, economic impacts and how WINGS assists these survivors.

What is domestic violence?

January 5, 2021
Breaking the cycle of domestic violence is at the center of everything we do at WINGS, but what is domestic violence, and how does it present itself in a relationship? Domestic violence is deliberate intimidation, battery, sexual or physical assault and abusive behavior by an intimate partner. Domestic violence is known by many names: domestic […]
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