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Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Resources

Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Resources

24 Hour Domestic Violence Hotline - 1.877.863.6338

24 Hour Rape Crisis Hotline - 1.888.293.2080

Rape Victim Advocates - 312.443.9603 http://www.rapevictimadvocates.org 180 North Michigan Ave. Suite 600, Chicago, IL 60601

Rape Advocates medial advocacy services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, in local Chicago Emergency Rooms. When a sexual assault survivor arrives at one of Rape Advocates' contracted hospitals, the hospital pages an advocate to assist this survivor while he or she is in the ER.  For a list of local hospitals that provide the service, click here

Rape Victim Advocates provide counseling and support to victims of sexual violence to enable survivors to regain control over their lives. Additional services include basic legal and medical information, referrals to other service organizations, and education and training about sexual assault. 

Porchlight Counseling Services - 773.750.7077 http://www.porchlightcounseling.org Ste LL4, 1740 Ridge Ave, Evanston, IL 60201

Porchlight Counseling Services is a free service that provides "counseling, advocacy and other services to male and female college students who have been victims of sexual assault either before or during college." Their goal is to "help the sexual assault survivor heal and get on with life."

YWCA - 312.372.6600 http://www.ywcachicago.org/ 360 North Michigan Ave., Suite 800, Chicago, IL

"The YWCA provides assistance to victims of sexual assault, educates about the effects of violence in our community and promotes general health and wellness through our Sexual Violence and Support Services (SVSS)

Center On Halsted - 773.472.6469

"Since it's inception in 1988, The Anti-Violence Project has provided crisis counseling, information and referrals, and legal advocacy to thousands of survivors of violence and discrimination. The Center on Halsted Anti-Violence Project is a founding member of the National Coalition of ANTI-VIOLENCE PROJECTs (NCAVP), a coalition of more than 40 individual programs across the nation that document and advocate for survivors of LGBT discrimination, hate violence, domestic violence, sexual assault, police misconduct, and other forms of victimization."