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Resources for Complainants of Sexual Harassment

The following resources are available for individuals who have experienced sexual harassment.

Elmhurst University Resources

  • Public Safety: Lehmann Hall, Lower Level, or (630) 617-3000
  • Counseling Services: Niebuhr Hall, Lower Level or (630) 617-3565
  • Student Health Services: Niebuhr Hall, Lower Level or (630) 617-3565
  • Student Affairs: Frick Center, Room 240 or (630) 617-3187
  • Housing and Residence Life Staff “On Call”

Medical Support

In some instances of sexual harassment, the Complainant should consider seeking medical attention as quickly as possible. This will serve to protect evidence and provide support for the health and safety of the Complainant.

Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANEs) are available at the Elmhurst Hospital Emergency Room and are on call 24/7 to provide free forensic examinations and comprehensive care to sexual assault patients. An evidence kit can be collected up to 7 days after the assault, and a survivor does not need to complete a kit to receive an exam and treatment. The kit also does not need to be released to the police right away.

The hospital location and contact information is provided below.

Elmhurst Hospital
155 E. Brush Hill Road, Elmhurst, Illinois 60126
Main number: (331) 221-1000

External Resources

Local Resources

Family Shelter Service (24 hours a day)
605 E. Roosevelt Road, Wheaton, Illinois 60187
Hotline: (630) 469-5650
Non-emergency Number: (630) 221-8290

YWCA Patterson and McDaniel Family Center
2055 West Army Trail Road, Suite 140, Addison, Illinois 60101
24-hour Rape Crisis Hotline: (630) 971-3927
Non-emergency Number: (630) 790-6600

DuPage County State’s Attorney Victim Services
505 North County Farm Road, Wheaton, Illinois 60187
(630) 407-8000

Apna Ghar (Immigrant Specific Resources)
4350 N Broadway, 2nd Floor, Chicago, IL 60613
Crisis Line: (773) 334-4663
Text Hotline: (773) 899-1041
Non-Emergency Number: (773) 883-4663

Youth Outlook (LGBTQ+ Specific Resources)
1828 Old Naperville Road, Naperville, IL 60563
(815) 754-5331

State Resources

Illinois Coalition Against Domestic Violence
806 South College Street, Springfield, Illinois 62704
Illinois Domestic Violence Help Line: (877) 863-6338
Non-emergency Number: (217) 789-2830

Illinois Coalition Against Sexual Assault
100 North 16th Street, Springfield, Illinois 62703
(217) 753-4117

National Resources

RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network)
(800) 656-4673

The National Domestic Violence Hotline
(800) 799-7233

VictimConnect Resource Center
(855) 484-2846

Updated August 2020

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