Helpful Resources


Legal Services


The Illinois Legal Aid website may assist with understanding and obtaining orders of protection and legal services.


Sexual Violence Resource List

Call For Help Sexual Assault Victim Care Unit

Call for Help’s Sexual Assault Victims Care unit responds 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to victims of rape, incest, molestation, harassment or other sexual assault. Specially trained advocates arrive at the hospital or police station to assist the victim with police interviews and in navigating the medical and legal systems.

Website: www.callforhelpinc.org

24/7 Hotline: (888) 557-0310

9400 Lebanon Road
Edgemont, IL 62203
Office: (618) 397-0975

4601 State Street
East St. Louis, IL 62205
Office: (618) 271-8990


Riverview Center

Riverview Center is a nonprofit agency committed to providing compassionate, client-centered care for individuals affected by sexual and domestic violence in Illinois. Our free services include a 24-hour crisis hotline, legal and medical advocacy, long and short-term counseling, transition assistance for domestic violence survivors, and violence prevention education programs.

Website: www.riverviewcenter.org

24/7 Hotline: (888) 557-0310


Saint Martha’s Hall

Shelter, crisis intervention, support groups, individual support, advocacy program, information and referral, follow-up and community education. 

Website: www.saintmarthas.org

24/7 Hotline: (314) 533-1313

 
Safe Connections

Provides a 24 hour hot-line and counseling for survivors of violence: domestic violence, childhood abuse, rape and sexual assault.

Website: www.safeconnections.org

24/7 Hotline: (314) 531-2003

2165 Hampton Avenue
St. Louis, Missouri 63139
Office: (314) 646-7500


Anti-Violence Advocacy Project (facilitated by ALIVE)

Advocates for policies and practices that promote equality, freedom and respect for the full range of sexual orientations and gender identifications and expressions. Addressing intimate partner violence in relationships and communities. Provides many direct services to LGBTQ victims of intimate partner violence, including crisis intervention, safety planning, “Nights of Safety” emergency shelter, adult and child counseling, court advocacy and referrals to other LGBTQ friendly organizations.

Website: www.alivestl.org

24/7 Hotline: (314) 993-2777


RAINN (Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network)

This nationwide partnership of more than 1,100 local rape treatment hotlines provides victims of sexual assault with free, confidential services around the clock. 

Website: www.rainn.org

24/7 Hotline: (800) 656-HOPE


Violence Prevention Center, Southwestern Illinois

VPC provides direct services to victims of domestic violence including well-being advocacy, shelter, and legal consultation/advocacy.

24/7  Hotline: (618) 235-0892;  (800) 924-0096

P.O. Box 831
Belleville, IL 62222
Office: (618) 236-2531
Fax: (618) 235-9521


Memorial Hospital

Medical evaluation

4500 Memorial Drive
Belleville, IL 62226
(618) 233-7750


St. Elizabeth’s Hospital

Medical evaluation

180 S 3rd Street # 30
Belleville, IL 62220
(618) 234-2120


St. Joseph’s Hospital

Medical evaluation

1515 Main Street
Highland, IL 62249
(618) 651-2600


St. Joseph’s Hospital

Medical evaluation

9515 Holy Cross Lane
Breese, IL 62230
(618) 526-4511


McKendree University Public Safety

Emergency assistance

24/7: (618) 537-6911 


McKendree University Health Services

Health services include assessment and treatment of common illnesses, injuries, and medical problems; health education and referrals for injuries or medical problems. Confidential admission, medical exam and immunization files are kept in the Health Services Office, and the registered nurse can offer over-the-counter medications.

Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:30pm

315 Stanton Street
Lebanon, IL 62254

Beth Allan, R.N., B.S.N., C.S.N.
(618) 537-6503


McKendree University Counseling Services 

Medical care at McKendree is provided through a wide variety of health and counseling services for students. Comprehensive counseling services are offered for students free of charge during the academic year. The counseling service at McKendree is totally confidential and provided by a licensed professional clinical staff.

Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:30pm

315 Stanton Street
Lebanon, IL 62254