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Crisis Services

CARE staff are available Monday through Friday from 8:30 am - 5:00 pm by appointment. If you need immediate assistance outside of these hours, please contact the following 24-hour services.

If you are in immediate physical danger call 911 or call NUPD: 847-491-3456.

More information on emergency medical care and filing a police report.

Physical or Medical Crisis

If you are injured or in need of medical attention go to the nearest Emergency Room or call 911.  Evanston Hospital is the closest ER to the Evanston Campus, Northwestern Memorial Hospital is the closest ER to the Chicago Campus.

Campus Hospital Phone Number Address
Evanston Evanston Hospital 847-570-2111 2650 Ridge Ave., Evanston, IL 60201
Chicago Northwestern Memorial Hospital 312-926-5188 251 East Huron Street, Chicago, IL 60611

 Once you are at the ER, a medical advocate will be called to provide support, you have the right to decline these services. Additionally, if someone arrives at the ER and reports sexual assault or domestic abuse, law enforcement will also be called, but speaking with them can be declined.

What to expect at the ER..

Emergency Support

If you are in crisis and need to talk to someone immediately, the following are 24-hour off campus services:

Resource Website Phone Number
Chicago Rape Crisis Hotline Chicago Rape Crisis Hotline 1-888-293-2080
YWCA Evanston/North Shore Evanston Domestic Violence Hotline 1-877-718-1868
The National Domestic Violence Hotline The Hotline Website (Website has live chatting available) 800-799-SAFE (7233)
City of Chicago: DV Hotline Chicago Domestic Violence Hotline 1-877-863-6338
RAINN RAINN Website (Website has live chatting available) 800-656-HOPE (4673)

 24-Hour On-Campus Resources

On-Campus Resource Website Phone Number
University Police NUPD Website 847-491-3456
Northwestern Health Service NUHS Website 847-491-8100
Counseling and Psychological Services CAPS Website 847-491-2151
Dean On Call Dean on Call Page  847-467-3022

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