Jesiel Attends Community Luncheon for Zacharias Center

Pictured: Jennifer Harris (Board President), Sheri Jesiel (61st District State Rep), Saundra Campbell (Board of Directors) & Amy Junge (CEO of Zacharias Center).
Representative Sheri Jesiel (R-Winthrop Harbor) recently attended a community luncheon sponsored by the Zacharias Sexual Abuse Center. The luncheon provided information pertaining to the Zacharias Center as well as presented an opportunity for Jesiel to tour the facility.

“The Zacharias Center is a beautiful facility with excellent professional staff and volunteers trained to help those who have been sexually abused,” said Jesiel. “The resources available are comprehensive; with age appropriate programs to promote healing toward recovery.”

The Zacharias Center provides counseling and advocacy services for free to anyone seeking help from sexual assault. Counseling, Children’s Programs, Parent Support Groups, Advocacy and Professional Training are areas of support they provide. Community Education is also available to clubs, religious groups, corporations, and other organizations.

A High School Prevention program is available to discuss topics of date rape, dating violence, gender equality, risk reduction, self-defense, and dispelling myths about sexual assault.

For more information visit their website,, or call 847-244-1187. Their support line is available 24-hours, 847-872-7799, and if you wish to volunteer call 847-244-1187.