Quick Facts

Cleveland Rape Crisis Center’s mission is to support survivors of rape and sexual abuse, promote healing and prevention, and advocate for social change.

Our 100 dedicated volunteers and more than 50 professional staff members serve more than 40,000 people each year and carry out our mission by offering a wide range of services in Cuyahoga, Ashtabula, Geauga and Lake Counties:

24-Hour Crisis and Support Hotline, Chat and Text

Confidential crisis intervention and support through a hotline for survivors and community members.  Call/text: (216) 619-6192 or (440) 423-2020; online chat: clevelandrapecrisis.org/chat.

Project STAR (Sex Trafficking and Recovery)

Expert, trauma-informed crisis intervention, advocacy, case management and therapy for survivors of sex trafficking in Northeast Ohio at 855-431-STAR (7827).


Individual and group counseling for child, adolescent and adult male and female survivors of rape and sexual abuse and their non-offending caregivers.

Hospital and Police Station Support

24-hour assistance and support for rape and sexual abuse survivors and their families in hospital emergency departments and police stations in Cuyahoga County.

Victim Assistance

Support and information for rape and sexual abuse survivors in Cuyahoga County throughout the criminal justice process.

Prevention and Education

Presentations at schools, universities, organizations, businesses and community centers regarding rape, sexual harassment, healthy relationships, bystander intervention and child sexual abuse.

Youth Leadership and Prevention

Teaching teenagers how to be activists for rape prevention and awareness.

Professional Training

Training on rape prevention and intervention for law enforcement, educators, mental health counselors, youth-serving organizations and other professionals.

Campus Services

Counseling and victim assistance for students, faculty and staff impacted by rape and sexual abuse on local university campuses.

Hogar Consuelo

Servicios de terapias y apoyo para sobrevivientes Latino americanos de abuso sexual y violación. Spanish-language therapy and advocacy services for Latina and Latino survivors of sexual abuse and rape.