Looking for help?

This YWCA does not provide shelter or crisis services. Please contact our sister organizations below for help. All services listed below are confidential.
National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 800-273-TALK (8255) 
Trevor Project Hotline: 866-488-7386
National Domestic Violence Hotline: 800−799−7233
SAMHSA Treatment Referral Hotline (Substance Abuse): 800-662-HELP (4357) RAINN National Sexual Assault Hotline: 800-656-HOPE (4673)
National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline: 866-331-9474


Courage Connection helps domestic violence victims and homeless women in east central Illinois. Services are provided help to anyone experiencing domestic violence. Shelter and services are confidential and free-of-charge. 

Domestic Violence Hotline: (217) 384-4390 or (877) 384-4390

RACES (Rape Advocacy, Counseling and Education Services)

RACES is the community-based rape crisis center serving East-Central Illinois. We provide free, confidential services to anyone who has been affected by sexual assault, abuse, or harassment. 

24-hour crisis line: (217) 384-4444 or (877) 236-3727

The University of Illinois Women's Resources Center is a designated, confidential, student, resource related to sexual assault/rape, sexual harassment, stalking and abuse within a relationship (sometimes called dating or domestic violence). 

To schedule a free appointment, call (217) 333-3137 or email at womenscenter@illinois.edu, or just stop in during our office hours from 9am-5pm Monday thru Friday. 

Additional resources for students can be found here
Looking for help?

We do not provide shelter or counseling services at this YW. Please reach out to our sister organizations. Or see our resources page.

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