Harbor House

  Agency Contact Information:
Address: PO Box 1824
Kankakee, IL 60901
Phone: Office: 815.932.5814 Crisis: 815.932.5800
Fax: 815.935.3551
Email: info@harborhousedv.org
Website: www.harborhousedv.org
  Agency Contact Information:
Address: 100 East Walnut Street
Watseka, IL 60970
Phone: Office: 815.432.3500 Crisis: 815.432.3500
Fax: 815.432.3414
Email: harbor@harborhousedv.org
Website: www.harborhousedv.org
Contact Person:

Ms. Jenny Schoenwetter - Executive Director

  Service Profile:
Service/program name: 24-Hour Crisis Line
Description: 24-hour Hotline, 365 Days a year by trained personnel who are prepared to respond to any type of crisis call. Available in Kankakee and Watseka.
Phone: Kankakee 815.932.5800 - Watseka 815.432.3500

Service/program name: Domestic Violence Emergency Shelter
Description: We provide emergency shelter to victims of domestic violence (women, men, or a person with a pet) and their children in Kankakee and Iroquois counties. Shelter includes a bedroom, food, counseling services, referrals, and court advocacy. Specific length of stay is directly related to goal-related issues.

Shelter for a person with a pet and men is limited. A person with a pet needs to show proof of updated shot records for the dog or cat.
Phone: Kankakee 815.932.5800 - Watseka 815.432.3523

Service/program name: Community Education
Description: Community education to all groups that calls and requests it. Also offers public speaking as a forum to educate the community. Available in both Kankakee or Iroquois Counties.
Phone: Kankakee 815.935.5814 - Watseka 815.432.3500

Service/program name: Court Advocacy
Description: Trained court advocates are not attorneys, but are available to assist victims of domestic violence in obtaining orders of protection against their offenders. Advocates offer support and assistance on return court dates. The also assist and offer services to victims in Domestic Violence Court and domestic-related trials. Services offered in both Kankakee and Watseka locations.
Phone: Kankakee 815.932.5814 - Watseka 815.432.3500

Service/program name: Domestic Violence Education (NA)
Description: Domestic violence education classes. A four-week educational program for victims of domestic violence. The primary goal is to teach victims how to be safe whether they remain in their relationship or not. Services available at Kankakee location and in Watseka.
Phone: Kankakee 815.932.5814 - Watseka 815.432.5841

Service/program name: Individual and Group Counseling
Description: Ongoing individual counseling to residential clients, walk-in clients and group counseling (support group). Individual/group adult or child counseling is available in Kankakee and Watseka. Counseling includes focuses on crisis intervention, domestic violence education, and more.
Phone: Kankakee 815.932.5814 - Watseka 815.432.3500

Service/program name: Transitional Housing
Description: A client who has resided in our emergency shelter for a minimum of one month and is determined appropriate by the staff is eligible for transitional housing if there is an opening. Transitional Housing is longer term and offers the client an opportunity to be more independent. Length of stay is determined in six-months intervals.
Phone: Kankakee 815.932.5814

Service/program name: Resale Shoppe
Description: The Harbor House Resale Shoppe is located at 100 East Walnut Street, Watseka. It offers upscale, name brand items at affordable prices and clothing for the entire family, household items, furniture and tons of odds and ends.

The Shoppe accepts donations on Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday during store hours at the Watseka facility and Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. at the Kankakee County facility. A list of items we cannot accept can be found at www.harborhousedv.org.

Store hours: M, T, W, F - 10:00 to 5:00 and Saturdays 10:00 to 2:00.
Closed Thursday and Sunday.

Cash or check only.

Find us on Facebook for weekly specials @HarborHouseResaleShoppe.
Phone: 815.432.3525
  General Information:
Description: Provides services to victims of domestic violence and their children in Kankakee and Iroquois counties including emergency shelter, transitional housing, 24-hour hotline, court advocacy, group and individual counseling, referrals, and community education.
Agency Type: Non-profit
Territory/Geographical area: Kankakee & Iroquois Counties
Languages spoken: English

A Pledge for Life Partnership Initiative
1 Stuart Drive
Kankakee, IL 60901
Email: kan-i-help.org