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Iroquois Sexual Assault Services

  Agency Contact Information:
Address: 550 South Tenth Street; PO Box 66
Watseka, IL 60970
Phone: Office: 815.432.2779 24-Hour Crisis Hotline: 815.432.0420
Fax: 815.932.7298
Website: www.kc-casa.org
  Service Profile:
Service/program name: 24-Hour Crisis Hotline
Description: Specially trained staff and volunteers are available 24-hours a day, 365 days a year to provide support, information, empathy and referrals. The crisis line is utilized by local hospitals to contact an advocate to support the victim through the hospital experience.
Phone: 815.432.0420

Service/program name: Counseling
Description: Counseling is available to adult and child survivors of sexual assault, sexual abuse and sexual harrassment. Counseling is also available for family members and significant others.

Counseling is offered free to children and their family members. For adults, the first ten sessions are free of charge, any further counseling is offered on a sliding scale.

Individual, family and group therapy is available.
Phone: 815.432.0420

Service/program name: Advocacy
Description: Advocates are trained to work on behalf of and with victims in the hospital emergency room, in the police station and in the courtroom. Iroquois Sexual Assault Services maintains a positive relationship with law enforcement and courtroom personnel to ensure that the rights of victims are protected.

Two types of professional advocacy for victims and sexual assault and abuse is offered:

Medical advocacy: trained staff and volunteers provide support and information to victims of sexual assault or sexual abuse and their significant others during the entire emergency room process 24-hours a day, 365 days a year.

Legal Advocacy: trained staff and volunteers walk with the victim throughout the police and courtroom procedures by providing support and information. ISAS Advocates maintain an awareness on the status of each case, monitor the case throughout its legal proceedings and keep the victims current on changes in their case.
Phone: 815.432.0420

Service/program name: Education/Training
Description: Programs are available that provide information on the facts, statistics, and effects of sexual violence, and safety tips for school children, teachers, parents, religious organizations and civic groups.
Phone: 815.432.0420

Service/program name: Support Group for Adult Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse
Description: You are not alone. Meet with other survivors and a trained counselor in a safe and confident environment to help you heal.
Phone: 432.4250 ext. 261
  General Information:
Description: Provides crisis sexual assault hotline services, counseling, advocacy, education, and training for adults and children.
Agency Type: Non-profit
Territory/Geographical area: Iroquois County only

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