Kane County Guide

A Guide to Services in Kane County

Full Resource Name:

Northwest Center Against Sexual Assault (Northwest CASA)

415 West Golf Road
Suite 47
Arlington Heights, IL 60005

(888) 802-8890

www.nwcasa.org

Description:

Northwest Center Against Sexual Assault (Northwest CASA) provides free services to sexual assault survivors and their loved ones within the North and Northwest suburbs of Cook County. Services include a 24 hour hotline and crisis intervention, counseling services to survivors, including children, and their significant others, legal and medical advocacy for survivors, promoting social change through education and prevention programs, and reaching out to survivors in underserved groups in the community. Northwest CASA staff provides training and presentations to other professional organizations and to groups from preschool to college age students and adult community members. Topics for adults include include rape trauma syndrome, child sexual abuse, prevention, and date rape drugs. Age appropriate topics for children include personal safety, sexual harassment, acquaintance rape, risk reduction, and dispelling sexual assault myths. Northwest Center Against Sexual Assault (CASA) is a member program of the Illinois Coalition Against Sexual Assault.

Primary Services:

  • Sexual Assault Counseling  [Show Definition Details]

  • Sexual Assault Hotlines  [Show Definition Details]

  • Sexual Assault Prevention  [Show Definition Details]

General Information

Hours:

Hotline: 24 hours 7 days; Office: 9:00 am-5:00 pm Monday-Friday
Evenings by Appointment

Intake Process:

Call for information and an appointment.

Program Fees:

None

Languages:

English, Spanish, and Polish

Eligibility:

Serves north and northwest Suburban Cook County. However, no one is turned down. Children and youth ages 3-17, adults and their families are eligible for assistance.

Handicap Accessible?

Yes

Is Shelter?

No

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