Collaborative Rapid Advocacy for Youth

Request an Advocate

Collaborative Rapid Advocacy for Youth (CRAY) provides urgent, after-hours advocacy and accompaniment for commercially sexually exploited young people, aged 11 to 25, during medical exams and law enforcement interviews.

On-call, after-hours advocates are available Sunday-Friday, 4 pm-midnight and respond within one hour in Milwaukee County. All support is free and voluntary.

Call 414-800-CRAY (2729)

Need an Advocate During Regular Business Hours (9 am-5 pm)?
Call Pathfinders’ New Paths program at 414-587-5247

Need Support Outside of These Hours?

Call Aurora Healing & Advocacy Services’ hotline at 414-219-5555

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What is an Advocate?

Advocates offer support and help young people explore all their options. They help young people navigate systems, improve coping skills during crises, provide medical and legal accompaniment, educate young people on their rights and speak up when their rights are violated.