Mutual Ground Inc. was founded in 1975, with the goal of providing programs that focus on Safety, Healing and Prevention for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault and their families. Mutual Ground is now one of the largest and oldest domestic violence/sexual assault agencies in the state of Illinois. All services are victim-centered and focus on advocacy that empowers each individual to make her/his own decisions. Services to victims are provided free of charge. OPC regularly collects reverse offerings for Mutual Ground and supports the organizations "Walk for Hope" campaign.