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Ask An Advocate

If you have a question or request for advocacy services, contact us using the form below. Heading link

Please note:

  • Ask An Advocate is not meant to address emergencies. We will respond within 24 hours.
  • Our services are free and confidential.
  • We are legally required to report under certain circumstances:
    • if you or a loved one experiences violence as a minor (under 18 years old);
    • if you intend to hurt yourself (regardless of your age);
    • if you intend to hurt someone else (regardless of your age).

If you need immediate assistance during business hours (Monday-Friday, 9 AM to 5 PM), call us at (312) 413-8206.

Outside these hours, contact any of the following:

  • Chicago Rape Crisis Hotline: (888) 293-2080
  • Illinois Domestic Violence Hotline: (877) 863-6338 (877-TO END DV)
  • UIC Police: (312) 355-5555