• We have provided prevention education to over 30,900 students including over 10,500 high school students this year.
  • We have responded to over 650 hotline calls this year.
  • We have responded to over 307 hospital emergency room requests for crisis service when a survivor of sexual violence sought care this year.
  • We have provided professional training to over 465 allied professionals this year.
  • We have provided over 270 survivors of sexual violence & their significant others with counseling services this year.
  • We have provided 24/7 telephone crisis services to over 429 survivors this year.

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Business Ledger honors suburban companies for excellence

April 30, 2019: Daily Herald Business Ledger Becoming an excellent business doesn’t just happen — it comes from hard work and overcoming numerous challenges. That theme was the thread that wove through the 23 suburban companies and business organizations honored Thursday evening during the 29th Annual Awards for Business Excellence, presented by the Daily Herald […]

Healthy Relationships Presentation

Filmed March 2019: Domestic Violence Outreach, Archdiocese of Chicago View the Video Here! Licensed Social Worker Jessica Caccavallo talks to high school students about healthy relationships. Jessica is from the Northwest Center Against Sexual Assault and is responsible for outreach to schools. The presentation is part of Fr. Chuck Dahm’s Domestic Violence Outreach Ministry for […]

Suburban companies honored in 29th AABE awards

March 1, 2019: Daily Herald Business Ledger Twenty-three companies and business organizations have been selected as honorees of the 29th Annual Awards for Business Excellence (AABE), presented by the Daily Herald Business Ledger and its sponsoring partners. The AABEs are given to businesses and organizations in recognition of achievements, growth and community involvement… read more

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2019 SASETA Amendments & Key Dates

What is SASETA? The Sexual Assault Survivors Emergency Treatment Act (410 ILCS 70/1) is an Illinois law that governs the healthcare that hospitals are required to provide to sexual assault survivors, establishes a statewide forensic evidence collection system, and creates a reimbursement program for the cost of care and evidence collection for victims who are […]

Casino Night: 2019 Survivor Speaker *Trigger Warning*

Last night at Casino Night 2019, our Community Support Activist, Rebecca Plascencia, welcomed guests per usual to Northwest CASA’s 13th annual night out. For the first time, she publicly shared a poem written by herself shortly after her own sexual assault. See below for her entire speech including the powerful poem: Good Evening! And welcome to […]