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Resources for Sexual Assault Survivors

If you have been a victim of any form of gender-based violence (including sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, or stalking) there are resources
that can help.

The YWCA of
Metropolitan Chicago

2055 E Army Trail Road, #140
Addison, IL 60101
(630) 790-6600

The YWCA offers:
  • Rape Crisis Hotline
  • Individual or Group Counseling
  • Medical and Legal Advocacy
  • Prevention Training
  • Crisis Management and Resource Connection
  • Confidential Advising


Arab American
Family Services

7000 W. 111th St. 

Worth, IL 60482
(708) 599-2237

The AAFS Speak Up Program offers:

  • 24-Hour Hotline (708) 945-7600
  • Safety Planning
  • Crisis Management
  • Individual and Group Counseling
  • Prevention Training
  • Legal and Court Advocacy
  • Employment Assistance
  • Education Assistance
  • Recource Connection and Case Management


Bernadette Ramsden, LSW
Violence Against Women Act Grant Coordinator
(630) 829-1326

Tammy Sarver, Ph.D.
Title IX Coordinator
Professor, Political Science
Scholl Hall, Room 228L
(630) 829-6473