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Connections for a safer, stronger community

Connections for a safer, stronger community

Seeking to better understand and serve Champaign’s Northwest District, Lt. David Shaffer analyzed the data. What he found surprised and disturbed him. In 2012 Champaign police responded to over 1900 domestic disturbance calls, and over 500 of those calls came from Shaffer’s Northwest District. Even more troubling were the number of repeat offenders (three or more reports) on the list. He quickly realized, “I can’t...

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Call Us Courage Connection!

Call Us Courage Connection!

Welcome to Courage Connection.  The Center for Women in Transition and A Woman’s Place joined forces in 2010, and today we are pleased to announce a new name and a new look for our agency.  We provide shelter and supportive services for domestic violence victims and homeless women and children, retail training for parolees, affordable permanent housing, Tenant-Based Rental Assistance, and an amazing thrift store...

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