Domestic Violence

The Jackson County State’s Attorney’s Office prosecutes defendants accused of causing physical harm to a person whom the defendant has a domestic relationship.  We are here to assist victims of domestic violence and their families by offering a variety of services, referrals, and information. 

If you are a victim of domestic violence, we would like to speak with you.  Please contact our Victim Advocate at 618-687-7214, or e-mail

Call 9-1-1 for emergency assistance; or

Go to your local police station;  or 

Contact the Carbondale Women’s Center

Victim Service Contacts

Illinois Attorney General Crime Victims Services

Application for IAG Crime Victim’s Compensation

Register for the Automated Victim Notification System

What are your rights and how do you assert your rights as a victim?

Do you need an Order of Protection or other Protective Orders?

What is a Victim Impact Statement?

Are you a victim of Domestic Violence? Carbondale Women’s Center or Illinois Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Are you a victim of Sexual Assault? or

Crimes against Children

Perry-Jackson Child Advocacy Center
5512 IL 154
Pinckneyville, IL 62274

Carbondale Women’s Center
610 S. Thompson Street
Carbondale, IL 62901
800-334-2094 (Crisis Hotline)

Southern Illinois University Counseling Center
374 E. Grand Avenue
Carbondale, IL 62901

Shawnee Alliance for Seniors
6355 Brandhorst Drive
Carterville, IL 62918

Good Samaritan House of Carbondale
701 S. Marion Street
Carbondale, IL 62901

SIU School of Law Domestic Violence Clinic
1150 Douglas Drive
Carbondale, IL 62901

Land of Lincoln Legal Services
509 S. University Avenue #100
Carbondale, IL 62901

Jackson County Sheriff’s Office
1001 Mulberry Street
Murphysboro, IL 62966

Carbondale Police Department
501 S. Washington Street
Carbondale, IL 62901

Murphysboro Police Department
202 N. 11th Street
Murphysboro, IL 62966

Illinois Attorney General’s Office
601 S. University Avenue
Carbondale, IL 62901

Jackson County Health Department
415 Health Department Road
Murphysboro, IL 62966

Office Hours:

8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Monday through Friday
Closed on all Federal
and State holidays.

Contact Us:

Jackson County Courthouse
1001 Walnut Street
Murphysboro, Illinois 62966
Phone: 618-687-7200
Fax: 618-687-7215