Call 888-293-2080 for Chicago Region

Operating 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, the Rape Crisis Hotline provide 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.

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. 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. Sin costo para el usuario, solo se aplican tarifas de mensajería estándar.


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.



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