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.
CALL 2-1-1 2-1-1 is a vital service that connects millions of people to help every year. Highly trained 2-1-1 call specialists and the online portal are available 24/7 to help individuals locate health and human service assistance during times of non-emergency crisis and for everyday needs.
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
Women's Resources Center (UIUC)
The University of Illinois Women's Resources Center is a designated, confidential, resource for University of Illinois student, faculty, and staff survivors, and their support person(s), 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 firstname.lastname@example.org, or just stop in during our office hours from 9am-5pm Monday thru Friday.
** Please note service availability may be altered due to COVID-19.
Updated service availability can be accessed here.