If you are a survivor of sexual abuse, you may be anxious to take back control of your life. But you might be unsure of where to start or even what help you might be needing both now and in the future.
Below, we have provided several resources to local organizations and programs that provide help and support to sexual abuse survivors in Chicago. You can also contact our office if you are interested in exploring your potential legal options with a compassionate sexual abuse lawyer.
Rape Crisis Centers
The following rape crisis centers can provide additional support and resources to survivors of rape and sexual abuse in Chicago.
Chicago Rape Crisis Hotline
1 N LaSalle St STE 1150, Chicago, IL 60602
Mujeres Latinas en Accion
2124 West 21st Place, Chicago, IL 60608
Northwest Center Against Sexual Assault
415 West Golf Road, Suite 47, Arlington Heights, IL 60005
Sexual Abuse Support Groups in Chicago
Many survivors often find they are able to get through this unimaginable time in their lives by listening and sharing in support groups.
YWCA Metropolitan Chicago
1 North LaSalle Street, Suite 1700, Chicago, IL, 60602
Resilience Central Office
180 N Michigan Ave. Suite 600 Chicago, IL 60601
Northwestern University Center for Awareness, Response & Education
633 Emerson Street Evanston, IL 60208
Medical Resources for Survivors of Sexual Abuse
You may find yourself in need of medical care after being sexually abused. We have included some listings for hospitals and emergency rooms in Chicago below.
You may also find some comfort in seeking help from a trained counselor or therapist who can help you cope emotionally. You can find several counseling services included below as well.
Hospitals and Emergency Rooms
Kindred Hospital Chicago North
2544 W Montrose Ave, Chicago, IL 60618
Mercy Hospital & Medical Center
2525 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60616
University of Illinois Hospital
4636 S Bishop St, Chicago, IL 60609
Mental Health Counseling
Community Counseling Centers of Chicago
2542 W North Ave, Chicago, IL 60647
107 W Van Buren St Ste 205, Chicago, IL 60605
Lincoln Park Therapy Group
2755 N Pine Grove Ave, Chicago, IL 60614
Housing and Shelter Resources
If your home is not a safe environment for you or your children, you can contact the following resources for housing and shelter assistance.
Connections for Abused Women and their Children (CAWC)
1116 N. Kedzie Avenue, Chicago, IL 60651
WINGS Program, INC
P.O. Box 29309, Chicago, IL 60629
847-221-5680 (24-Hour Emergency Line)
Family Rescue, Inc.
8811 S. Stony Island Ave., Chicago, Illinois 60617
Contact a Sexual Abuse Lawyer in Chicago for Legal Help
These resources may give you an idea of where to turn when you need help to cope with what you’ve been through. Our compassionate Chicago sexual abuse lawyers at Lane & Lane, LLC are here to help you seek maximum restitution from your abuser and anyone else who may share fault for the suffering you endured.
Schedule a no-cost, risk-free claim review when you call our office at 312-332-1400. Or complete our quick contact form and we will reach out to discuss your situation.