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Illinois Family Violence Coordinating Council
9th Judical Circuit
130 South Lafayette Street
Suite 200
Macomb, IL 61455
Phone: (309) 837-4821
FAX: (309) 837-2887
Web Site:
Office Hours:Office hours vary, leave message and the coordinator will return calls.
Eligibility:Anyone with an interest in family violence, regardless of occupation, can participate in the Family Violence Coordinating Council (FVCC). There are no fees or dues. The FVCC consists of a Law Enforcement and Courts Team (LEC) and a Professional and Community Education Team (PACE). A Steering Committee, consisting of committee chairs and community leaders, is appointed by the Chief Judge or the Council Chair.
Area Served:The Family Violence Coordinating Council covers the entire 9th Judicial Circuit, which includes Henderson, Warren, Knox, Fulton, McDonough, and Hancock Counties.
Services Provided:The Family Violence Coordinating Council (FVCC) does not provide direct services to clients. The council organizes, plans, and sponsors conferences, workshops, and training seminars on the many aspects of family violence. The Council also publishes informational and resource materials. They develop domestic violence protocols with community service providers, including judges, law enforcement, state’s attorneys, etc. The FVCC collaborates with community agencies identifying needs, develops resources and plans for service implementation to facilitate a coordinated community response to family violence.
Comments:The purpose of the Family Violence Coordinating Councils, at both the state and local/circuit level, is to establish a forum to improve the institutional, professional and community response to family violence including child abuse, domestic abuse, and elder abuse; to engage in education and prevention; the coordination of intervention and services for victims and perpetrators; and, to contribute to the improvement of the legal system and the administration of justice.
Last updated: 2015-04-08

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