24-Hour Hotline - 1-800-334-2094

As an essential service provider in our communities, The Women's Center remains open.

If you are in immediate danger or crisis, call our 24-hour hotline at 800-334-2094

It is naive in these circumstances to use the term "business as usual", but we remain vigilant in our mission to end domestic violence and sexual assault in southern Illinois and assist survivors during this cris because - unfortunately - sexual and domestic violence also continues.

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Ways To Help

Make an impact: donate today!


The Women's Center, Inc. are one of the many organizations facing significant funding cuts due to the Illinois budget impasse.  Donate now by following the link to the right.  All donations, no matter how small, help ensure the stability of services moving forward!

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There are many ways to help The Women's Center

The Women's Center always needs donations.  You can donate household goods, clothing, or electronics to be used by our clients, or you can purchase a commemorative brick for our Tribute Garden.  Here's how ...


Free Ways to Raise Funds for The Women’s Center


AmazonSmile is an Amazon.com® owned and operated website. It offers many of the same products, prices and shopping features as the Internet-based retailer, yet when customers shop with AmazonSmile, they can donate 0.5 percent of their purchase to the charitable organization of their choice—at no cost to the shopper or the nonprofit organization. Visit AmazonSmile to register. Be sure to select “The Women’s Center, Carbondale, IL” as there are many organization names using “women” and “center.”



An online retailer, iGive donates a portion of every purchase to shoppers’ favorite charitable organizations. Nonprofits need not sign up in advance because shoppers simply name their favorite charitable organization and an email is generated, asking   the organization to verify and confirm the information provided by the shopper.  Checks are mailed to the nonprofit monthly — an average of three percent of purchases are donated.



This is an online shopping site that provides users with the opportunity to earn a free donation to their favorite charity. The site partners with more than 3,500 retailers, and in addition to providing free money to charities, it doubles as a place for shoppers to price shop, view deals and more.



Search the internet with this Yahoo!-powered search engine (just like you’d search on any other search engine) and they will donated about a penny for nearly all searches.



Shop at more than 2,800 participating stores and a percentage of what you spend will be donated to The Women’s Center at not cost to you.  Goodshop also lists more than 100,000 coupons and deals so you can save money while doing good!


Kroger Community Rewards:

Simply register online at krogercommunityrewards.com and Kroger will donate a portion of your purchase to The Women’s Center.  Be sure to have your Kroger Plus card handy and select The Women’s Center, Carbondale, IL