The Chicago School offers as a benefit to its students and employees the following resources that provide professional counseling services.
Student Solutions is a free, confidential, around-the-clock counseling service available to all Chicago School students.
866.379.0894www.guidanceresources.com Web Identifier: TCSPP
Chicago School employees may access counseling services through the Employee Assistance Program (EAP) which is available 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.
800.272.7255 www.guidanceresources.comEmployee Web Identifier: COM589
Counselors who provide services to Chicago School Community Members through EAP programs are not required to disclose reports of sexual misconduct to the Title IX Coordinator. While professional and non-professional counselors and advocates may maintain a victim’s confidentiality vis-à-vis The Chicago School, they may have reporting or other obligations under state law.
Confidential Advisor Services for All Chicago School Community Members
YWCA Metropolitan Chicago provides Confidential Advisor services for The Chicago School. YWCA Chicago is a community-based sexual assault crisis center that offers free, confidential services that are available 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.
888.293.2080Rape Crisis Hotline
Chicago School community members may contact a Confidential Advisor at the YWCA Chicago via the hotline at 1-888-293-2080. To connect with a Confidential Advisor, a Community Member should call the hotline, identify themselves as a member of The Chicago School community, and ask for a Confidential Advisor.
All communications between a Confidential Advisor and a Reporting Party pertaining to an incident of sexual misconduct, including all records kept by the Confidential Advisor in the course of providing the Reporting Party with services related to the incident of sexual misconduct, shall remain confidential unless (1) the Reporting Party provides written consent for the disclosure of the communications; (2) failure to disclose would result in a clear, imminent risk of serious physical injury to or death of the Reporting Party or another person; or (3) failure to disclose would violate state or federal law.
Counselors from YWCA Metropolitan Chicago who provide services to Chicago School Community Members are not required to disclose reports of sexual misconduct to The Chicago School's Title IX Coordinator except to provide annual reports of the number and type of incidents of sexual misconduct reported exclusively to the Confidential Advisor. Such reports shall not contain any confidential information, including any personally identifiable information.
Office on Violence Against Women: Established by the Violence Against Women Act, the Office on Violence Against Women is designed to reduce violence against women and strengthen resources for all survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Phone: (202) 307-6026
National Domestic Violence Hotline: Established by the Violence Against Women Act, the National Domestic Violence Hotline provides 24-hour support for people facing domestic violence. Phone: (800) 799-7233 or (800) 787-3224 (TTY for deaf/hard of hearing)
Stalking Resource Center: Part of the National Center for Victims of Crime, the Stalking Resource Center provides assistance and guidance for those impacted by stalking.
Phone: (202) 467-8700
NotAlone.gov: This government-sponsored website contains resources on responding to and preventing sexual assault in schools.
Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN): This non-profit organization has a 24-hour hotline for anonymous support for people dealing with sexual assault and their friends and families. Phone: (800) 656-4673 (National Sexual Assault Hotline)
The National Suicide Prevention Hotline: This nonprofit organization has a twenty-four-hour, toll-free confidential suicide prevention hotline. Phone: (800) 273-8255
Love Is Respect: The Love Is Respect website offers information on how to recognize dating violence and seek help. Phone: (866) 331-9474
Pandora's Project: Information about working with LGBTQIA and gender-nonconforming students and same-sex sexual violence. Phone: (612) 234-4204
Child Welfare Information Gateway: For information on local state laws regarding mandatory reporting and confidentiality. Phone: (800) 394-3366
YWCA Greater Los Angeles Seeking to improve the quality of life for those victimized by sexual assault, we strive to expand awareness in the community on issues related to sexual violence. In a safe, non-judgmental atmosphere, the YWCA GLA offers rape survivors the support they need and extends this support to family and friends. The program also strives to provide information on the rape trauma syndrome and refer survivors to appropriate medical, legal and social services.
Nearest Hospital Equipped to Examine a Sexual Assault Survivor
425 S. Harbour Blvd
Anaheim, CA 92805
All Emergencies: 911
DC Rape Crisis Center provides survivor-centered, and community led advocacy through therapeutic services, training and technical assistance, community education, public policy initiatives, volunteer opportunities, individual and group counseling (English and Spanish), 24-hour crisis hotline, public policy and legislative initiatives, and undergraduate and graduate internship opportunities.