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Places that Help: Illinois
Included in this list are programs that can offer help/referrals to victims of abuse throughout the state. (If you find inaccurate contact information, please let us know at https://hotline.womenslaw.org.)
Illinois Coalition Against Domestic Violence
(877)-863-6338 & (800) 799- SAFE (7233) para español
(217) 241-0376 TTY
Illinois Coalition Against Domestic Violence provides resources and training to end violence against women and children.
Illinois Coalition Against Sexual Assault
The Illinois Coalition Against Sexual Assault (ICASA) is a not-for-profit corporation of 29 community-based sexual assault crisis centers working together to end sexual violence. Each center provides 24-hour crisis intervention services, counseling and advocacy for victims of sexual assault and their significant others. Each center presents prevention education programs in Illinois schools and communities. To find your local rape crisis center, click here: http://www.icasa.org/crisisCenters.aspx?CenterId=19&PageID=501#results
State of Illinois Domestic Violence Helpline
1-877-863-6338 (1-877 TO END DV)
The hotline is toll free, confidential, multilingual, and open 24-hours.
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