Fostering positive outcomes for women.

Separation and divorce are difficult. The Lilac Tree, a 28-year-old nonprofit, provides resources and a safe haven for women in any stage of the process. Let us empower you to move confidently towards a new future.



Our tailored programs and services help women navigate all stages of the separation and divorce process in a unique way.

Divorce University

Learn from experts about the financial, emotional, and legal aspects of divorce in Illinois at our one-day conference.


Take the first step and sign up for information sessions, workshops, seminars, support groups, and other events.

I always left The Lilac Tree feeling inspired, energized and empowered to face whatever challenges lie ahead. It is the only place I know of that can provide women with access to information about the divorce process all in one location.
— Jean