• We have provided over 117 children and youth with counseling and advocacy services this year.
  • We have provided prevention education to over 16,000 persons including over 10,000 high school students this year.
  • We have responded to over 411 hotline calls this year.
  • We have responded to over 105 hospital emergency room requests for crisis service when a sexual assault victim sought care this year.
  • We have provided professional training to over 152 allied professionals this year.
  • We have provided over 326 victims of sexual violence with counseling and advocacy services this year.
  • We have provided 24/7 telephone crisis services to over 200 victims each year.
  • We have provided over 34 significant others with counseling services this year.

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C.A.T.I.F. ‘Pay it Forward’ Fundraiser Coming Up Friday, November 2, 2018

October 23, 2018, Chicago Tribune Celebrating All That Is Feminine (C.A.T.I.F.) will host their yearly fundraiser to benefit Home of the Sparrow and the Northwest Center Against Sexual Assault (NWCASA). ———– Northwest suburban-based charity C.A.T.I.F. (Celebrating All That Is Feminine), will host their yearly ‘Pay it Forward’ fundraiser at Lamplighters Tavern and Grill on the [...]

Northwest CASA Receives Grant Funds from United Way of Greater McHenry County

Northwest CASA is pleased to announce it has received a $13,000 grant from the United Way of Greater McHenry County on July 1, 2018. These funds will support the counseling, bi-lingual counseling, and advocacy services for survivors of sexual violence in McHenry County. The grant enables Northwest CASA to provide more counseling and help eliminate our [...]

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Kindergarten Could Be Too Late

*Trigger Warning* Did you know? Northwest CASA educates over 26,000 students during the average school year.  Our Prevention Educator, Jessica, says that right now about half of her schedule is the Kindergarten & Elementary age and half of her schedule is High School. While out in the community – she is sometimes posed the question [...]