About Us


North Shore Horizons was formed in 1980 in order to

serve individuals and families impacted by domestic

violence and sexual assault in Lake County and the

surrounding area. We received our nonprofit status in


In it’s infancy, North Shore Horizons provided face-toface

individual and group support and referral to sexual

assault and domestic victims. Since that time, North

Shore Horizons has expanded its menu of services to

also include:

· 24-hour crisis services

· Child abuse prevention programming for children

· Online safety education for middle and high school students

· Healthy relationships education for middle and high school students

· Community outreach and education

· Supportive and Transitional Housing (New Beginnings, LLC)

· Development and organization of a Coordinated Community Response Team in Lake County

· Bystander Intervention training

· Participation on the Lake County Sex Trafficking Task Force

· A Safe Exchange and Supervised Visitation program

· Restorative Justice Circles

· Men’s Nonviolence Education

· Legal advocacy

What started with basic advocacy services to a handful

of people, North Shore Horizons reached 863 individuals

in the last quarter of 2017 alone.


Our Mission

We provide community education, outreach, and trauma-informed services to those impacted by domestic and sexual violence. 

Our Vision

  • Safety
  • Trustworthiness and transparency
  • Collaboration and mutuality
  • Empowerment and choice
  • Inclusivity