Listen. Support. Believe

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.

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.

Thank You to Our Donors & Community Partners!

Support from local donors, community organizations, and the United Way of Champaign County allow RACES to continue to offer services to Champaign, Ford, Douglas, and Piatt Counties.

Champaign County Mental Health Board

Interested in being a community partner? Email for more information!