The Anti-Cruelty Society

The Anti-Cruelty Society (also known as the SPCA of Illinois), is Chicago's oldest and most comprehensive animal welfare organization. Founded in 1899, the Society is a private, open-admission, unlimited stay humane society, committed to caring for and protecting animals in need. Our programs and services include over 5,000 annual adoptions, low cost spay/neuter services (over 10,000 annually), neglect and abuse investigations (over 1,800 annually), and a series of extensive education and outreach efforts that impact over 25,000 each year. Our safety net services and programs include a charity veterinary clinic, pet food pop ups, free wellness and vaccination clinics, a free behavior hotline; and short-term accommodations for emergencies program, providing temporary housing for pets whose owners in a crisis situations. Our goal and commitment is to provide the best outcomes for both animals in need and their humans.

Headquarter Address

157 West Grand Avenue
Chicago, IL 60654