RACES

RACES is the community-based rape crisis center serving East-Central Illinois. We provide free, confidential services to anyone who has been affected by sexual assault, abuse, or harassment.

RACES

RACES is the community-based rape crisis center serving East-Central Illinois. We provide free, confidential services to anyone who has been affected by sexual assault, abuse, or harassment.

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The most powerful words you can say to a survivor are “I believe you.”

At RACES, survivors know they will be believed and supported. Now, RACES needs your support to help fund our future. Donate now to Save Our Services

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The most powerful words you can say to a survivor are “I believe you.”
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Help Us Rebuild RACES

Due to the recent state budget impasse, our current services are limited to the 24-hour crisis hotline and medical advocacy. The agency is beginning to rebuild and will soon restore all services. Until this time, visit our Community Resources page to find alternate service providers.

If you want to help rebuild RACES, we’re currently hiring:

  • Executive Director – Application deadline is 11/28/16. Read more…
  • Sexual Violence Counselor – This search will remain open until filled. Read more…

Crisis Hotline

For immediate assistance, please call our Rape Crisis Hotline at (217) 384-4444. Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, our professional staff and trained volunteers provide a listening ear, information, and referrals to assist you and your significant others 365 days a year!

Toll free hotline: 1-877-236-3727

Get Help

RACES offers a variety of services to victims/survivors of sexual assault, abuse, and harassment and their non-offending significant others who live or work in Champaign, Douglas, Ford, and Piatt counties in East-Central Illinois.  All services are free and confidential.

Support a Friend

If someone you know has been sexually assaulted, learn what you can say and do to help them. Find out how you can help support a survivor’s choices.

Support RACES

RACES relies on our community to fund the services and support most needed by the survivors of sexual assault. Your generous donation can help survivors in crisis, as well as support the operations of our agency.