CARE Center, a satellite of Northwest Center against Sexual Assault

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What We Do

We are the only rape crisis center serving the McHenry County area. All our services are FREE. We provide 24/7 crisis intervention through the McHenry County Crisis Line. We provide 24/7 medical advocacy at local hospitals as well as 24/7 legal advocacy at McHenry County police departments. Legal advocacy also includes court accompaniment and support and assistance in obtaining protective orders. We provide counseling services in English and Spanish for ages 3 on up. Counseling services are provided for both survivors and significant others, as well as individuals, couples, and families. We also provide prevention education and professional trainings.

Who We Serve

All of McHenry County.



24/7 crisis intervention, 24/7 medical and legal advocacy, counseling by appointment

Eligibility Requirements

Sexual assault/abuse survivors and their significant others.