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Victim Services

The Western Illinois Regional Council-Community Action Agency (WIRC-CAA) Victim Services Program understands that domestic and sexual violence are problems shared by people of every age, religion, ethnic background, income and educational level. The program provides free and confidential services in a safe environment with knowledgeable staff members who are ready to provide emergency services, advocacy, counseling, professional training and public education.

 

Domestic Violence Program

 

Sexual Assault Program

SAFETY ALERT!
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Call the WIRC-CAA Victim Services Crisis Line
at 309/837-5555.
Or call the National Domestic Violence Hotline
at 1-800-799-SAFE.
If you are at a safe computer, click here to read more about computer safety.

WIRC-CAA Victim Services

Prevention Education/ Professional Training

Prevention and community education of issues related to domestic violence and sexual assault are essential in combating the epidemic proportion of violence related crimes locally and on a national basis. The WIRC-CAA Victim Services Prevention and Community Education component provides a multi-faceted approach to the presentation and distribution of materials relevant to these issues. From sexual harassment in elementary classrooms, to date rape drugs on college campuses, the Victim Services education staff provide on-site instruction, handouts, and support materials, making knowledge a powerful tool against violence in our everyday lives. The Victim Servicesí educators are available for public and professional trainings to law enforcement agencies, criminal justice professionals, health care providers, clergy, youth and community organizations, school employees, and concerned individuals. Call (309) 836-2148 for more information or to schedule a presentation.

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