Title IX & Options for Assistance Following an Incident of Sex-Based Discrimination, Harassment or Misconduct

Title IX & Options for Assistance Following an Incident of Sex-Based Discrimination, Harassment or Misconduct

A. On- and Off-Campus Counselors and Advocates:

The following on- and off-campus counselors and advocates can provide an immediate confidential* response in a crisis situation, as well as ongoing assistance and support.

  • Off-Campus/Confidential Advisors*:

    • The College does not have a Confidential Advisor on campus, but partners with the local Survivor Resource Center who can provide confidential assistance.
    • Survivor Resource Center: 923 N. Vermilion St., Danville, IL 61832; Phone: 217-446-1337 or 24-Hr Toll-Free Hotline: 1-866-617-3224
  • On-Campus Resources: (Note: All of the On-Campus Resources below are not classified as Confidential Advisors.)

    • Advisement & Counseling, Lincoln Hall, Rm 104, 217-443-8750: for personal counseling and information on additional campus and community resources.
    • Title IX Coordinator, Jill Cranmore, Vermilion Hall/Human Resources Office, 217-443-8756: for all Title IX processes and assistance
    • Stacy Ehmen, Vice President of Student Services, 217-443-8746: for guidance, processes, general assistance
    • Carla Boyd, Assistant Vice President of Student Services/Chief Diversity Officer, 217-443-8593: for guidance, processes, general assistance
    • Brian Hensgen, Assistant Vice President of Student Services, 217-443-8823: for guidance, processes, general assistance

B. Emergency Response:

Anyone who experiences or observes an emergency situation should immediately call 911 and/or one of the phone numbers listed below:

  • Danville Police Department: 217-442-1414
  • Catlin Police Department: 217-427-2131
  • Westville Police Department: 217-267-2131
  • Georgetown Police Department: 217-442-0153
  • Hoopeston Police Department: 217-283-5196
  • Milford Police Department: 815-889-4085
  • Oakwood Police Department: 217-442-0153
  • Rossville Police Department: 217-283-5196
  • Vermilion County: 217-442-1414

C. On- and Off-Campus Health Care Options:

Individuals may see treatment for injuries, preventative treatment for sexually transmitted disease, and/or other health services by contacting one of the following health care providers:

  • OSF Sacred heart Medical Center – OSF HealthCare: 812 N. Logan Ave., Danville, IL 61832; 217-443-5000. *OSF has a SANE Nurse on staff.
  • Carle Hoopeston Regional Health Center: 701 E. Orange St., Hoopeston, IL 60942, 217-283-5531

*Indicates health care options which provide medical forensic services (rape kids) and/or Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANE) at no cost, pursuant to the Sexual Assault Survivors Emergency Treatment Act (410 ILCS 70).

Seeking medical treatment also serves to preserve physical evidence of sexual violence.

Off-campus health care providers will generally maintain confidentiality and not share information with the College unless the reporting person requests the disclosure and signs a consent or waiver form. Note, however, that while these health care providers may maintain a reporting person’s confidentiality vis-à-vis the College, they may have other reporting obligations under State law.

D. State of Illinois Sexual Harassment and Discrimination Helpline:

The Illinois Department of Human Rights has established a helpline for individuals to obtain information about t heir reporting options and referrals to other resources. The helpline is available Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at (877) 236-7703.