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Call for Help, Inc.

9400 Lebanon Rd
East St Louis IL 62203


Call for Help can assist with many crisis-related needs:
If you or someone you know is the victim of rape, molestation, harassment or other sexual abuse …
Sexual Abuse Victims Care Unit
618-397-0975 – Main Office/Lebanon Rd.
618-271-8990 – East St. Louis
618-797-1049 – Granite City
24 hours a day, 7 days a week
We also provide educational presentations on sexual assault awareness to school, community and professional groups.

Information & Referral

For information on rent and utility assistance or for a referral to another organization for assistance not provided by Call for Help, Inc.
Requests accepted by phone, 10:00 a.m. to 12 noon Tuesdays and Thursdays. No walk-ins, please.
FAQs on Information & Referral Assistance

If you know of a mother with small children who is homeless …
Transitional Living Center
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday

If you know of or an adult with mental illness who is homeless …
Community Stabilization Program
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday

If you or someone you know is on the path to recovery…
Recovery Support Center


Please note that Call for Help no longer operates a 24-hour suicide and crisis hotline. The following 24-hour hotlines are available: Behavioral Health Response, 800-811-4760; Provident Life Crisis Services, 314-647-HELP (4357); Comprehensive Behavioral Health Center (serving western St. Clair County); Chestnut Health Systems (serving eastern St. Clair County and southern Madison County); and Wellspring Resources (serving northern Madison County).

For help in locating assistance with other needs, call 211, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week