Sexual Assault 24 hr Crisis Hotline 618-397-0975

What We Do

Sexual Assault Victims Care Unit

What to do After an Assault

Remember, you did not ask to be assaulted. You are not at fault.

1. Call us at 618-397-0975. We are available for immediate information, resources, crisis intervention and support, 24 hours a day.
2. Call the police, or go directly to the hospital.
3. Preserve evidence – do not shower, change clothing, clean or touch things left behind.
4. Try to recall details of the event and the attacker-their appearance, height, clothes, words etc.
5. Let Call for Help assist you with counseling, medical and legal advocacy, and support.