In an emergency situation, always call 911. Emergency situations include a recent threat of violence, recent act of violence or if someone’s health is in imminent danger.

Crisis Hotlines

(All are 24 hours a day unless otherwise noted)


State of Illinois Domestic Violence Hotline

877-863-6338 (877-TO END DV) | http://batteredwomensnetwork.org/

877-863-6339 for people who are deaf or hearing impaired

Chicago Rape Crisis Hotline

888-293-2080 | https://ywcachicago.org/our-work/sexual-violence-support-services/rapecrisis/ 


Rape, Abuse and Incest National (RAINN) Hotline

1-800-656-HOPE  |  www.rainn.org

Planned Parenthood

1-800-230-7526  | www.plannedparenthood.org

National Domestic Violence Hotline

1-800-799-SAFE (7233) or 1-800-787-3224 |  www.thehotline.org

Other Resources

Tips for Survivors on Consuming Media

The City of Chicago has made several investments in strengthening the safety net and options to survivors of gender-based violence including sexual assault.

Visit here to learn more.

Survivor Financial and Housing Assistance Options:



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