Domestic Violence LifeSpan for Legal Services Domestic Violence Division
Target Abuser Call - T.A.C.
T.A.C (Target Abuser Call) is the first multi-disciplinary
approach to domestic violence cases in the country.
It was developed by several organizations in 1997
to reach victims who have not availed themselves
of the court system. This collaboration that joins
prosecutors, law enforcement, the advocacy community
and civil attorneys as a team to assist the victims
of domestic violence.
PURPOSE FOR THIS PROGRAM
T.A.C. was created with the idea to serve victims
of domestic violence with a different approach
and to be able to assist them with their concerns
The T.A.C program has been recognized by the Department
of Justice as one of the top twenty Promising
Practices and has also received local media recognition
in several articles.
T.A.C. addresses the criminal and civil issues
for the victims of domestic violence.
RESOURCE AVAILABLE TO VICTIMS
The victims in the T.A.C. program have a team
of professionals available for their needs and
concerns. The material available to victims can
also be provided in Spanish and Polish.
The materials available to victims are:
Provided by the victim witness specialist
Provided by the court advocates
T.A.C. Target Abuser Call
"Victim Information Sheet"
The victim information sheet provides names and numbers of which team member to contact if they need assistance.
AGENCIES PARTICIPATING IN
20 E. Jackson, Suite 500
Chicago, IL 60604
Hull House Domestic Violence Project
1340 S. Michigan, Room 211
Chicago, IL 60605
Cook County Social Services Department
2650 S. California, Room 901
Chicago, IL 60608
555 W. Harrison
Chicago, IL 60607
LifeSpan for Legal Services
Domestic Violence Division