What To Do If I Was Sexually Assaulted

Go to a safe place.

If you are in immediate danger, call 911. Help will come to you.


Seek medical care immediately.

You may not be aware of the injuries you have received. Medical care is available at any hospital emergency room. Once you arrive at an ER, the staff will call us to meet you.  Or, call our 24-hour sexual assault hotline at 1-217- 753-8081 for advice on your next steps.  


Speak with a Prairie Center advocate.

Our crisis advocates are available to assist survivors 24/7 through our sexual assault hotline.  Our highly trained and experienced team provides immediate crisis intervention services for survivors of sexual assault, as well as to family members, loved ones, and friends.  Call 1-217-753-                             8081.