Call 888-293-2080 in Chicago Metropolitan Area
Call 630-971-3927 in DuPage County
Call 708-748-5672 in the South Suburbs

Operating 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, the Rape Crisis Hotlines provides survivors of sexual violence and their significant others immediate support, crisis intervention and referrals for the city of Chicago and surrounding suburbs. The volunteers and staff at the hotline have received extensive training in sexual assault crisis intervention.

The Chicago Rape Crisis Hotline is also the Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN) affiliate for the city of Chicago.

Live Chat & Text:

Text and Chat Services available: Monday-Friday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm CST. To use the English chat, users must be 13 years or older. If under 13 years old, users will be directed to call or text the Rape Crisis Hotline at 888-293-2080. No cost to user, only standard messaging rates apply.

Servicios de Texto y Chat disponibles: Lunes a Viernes, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (CST). Para utilizar el chat en español, los usuarios deben tener 13 años o más. Si son menores de 13 años, se les indicará a los usuarios que llamen o envíen un mensaje de texto a la línea directa de crisis de violación al 888-293-2080. Sin costo para el usuario, solo se aplican tarifas de mensajería estándar.

Where:

Chicago and suburbs

Who’s Eligible:

Anyone. There is no typical rape survivor—women, men, and children from all walks of life can be victims of a sexual assault.

Costs:

Free

Contact:

  • 888-293-2080 in Chicago Metropolitan Area
  • 630-971-3927 in DuPage County
  • 708-748-5672 in the South Suburbs

Interested in volunteering for the hotline? Click here for more information.