Resilience recognizes that sexual violence does not pause during a pandemic. In these unprecedented times, we are doing everything we can to assure that survivors have the support needed to heal. We will continue to be creative and innovative in our efforts to ensure that we’re able to provide client services remotely. Though our environment is ever changing, our commitment to survivors remains unwavering.

Trauma Therapy and Crisis Intervention
We understand the many ways survivors and their families need immediate support during this time. In order to ensure that we are doing all we can to be available for those in need, we are offering one-time appointments with our trauma therapists remotely.  To be contacted by a therapist within 24-business hours to schedule or confirm an appointment please fill out this form. Trauma therapy is available in English and Spanish.

We also remain available for long term trauma therapy related to sexual violence. If you are interested in speaking with a therapist our trauma therapy services to survivors is now available by telephone and video conferencing. To be added to the trauma therapy wait list please call us at 312-443-9603 or contact us here.

Medical Advocacy
You have options for medical care. This includes evidence collection; preventative treatment for STIs, HIV, and pregnancy; and treatment for injuries. Click here to learn about our 24-hour telephone advocacy to survivors in our partner hospitals or to learn how to access medical care without visiting a hospital. Advocacy services are available in English and Spanish.

Legal Advocacy
Survivors have a variety of legal options available to them after a sexual assault.  Whether you need information and assistance regarding reporting to law enforcement, navigating your personal safety or how sexual assault has impacted your status as an employee, student or immigrant we are here to help.  For information on legal options available to you please click here. Our legal advocacy services are currently available remotely. To request legal advocacy, please call us at 312-443-9603 or contact us here. Advocacy services are available in English and Spanish.

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