News & Announcements

Survivors of rape and sexual abuse can now access comprehensive healing services at convenient new Shaker Square location

September 17, 2019

Survivors of rape and sexual abuse can now access counseling, support groups, assistance with reporting and criminal justice processes, as well as other healing services at Cleveland Rape Crisis Center’s new Shaker Square Office. The new office location, at 13209 Shaker Square, Cleveland, OH 44120, is now open and serving survivors of rape, sexual abuse...continue

Red Zone: First weeks of college most dangerous for sexual assault (Fox 8)

September 6, 2019

CLEVELAND — With students back on college campuses, experts say there’s more to worry about than new classes. The first six weeks of the school year are known as the “red zone” because of a spike in reports of sexual assault during the period. “The statistics on undergraduate sexual assault are pretty staggering,” said Sarah...continue

Cleveland Rape Crisis Center Named a 2019 Top Workplace in Northeast Ohio

June 17 2019

Cleveland Rape Crisis Center is proud to be named a 2019 Top Workplace in Northeast Ohio by The Plain Dealer.  Top Workplaces are named based on employee feedback gathered via anonymous survey. The Center received special recognition as the highest scorer in the area of “Meaningfulness.”  An anonymous employee shared on the survey “I feel...continue

New Agency Video: 45 Years of Supporting Survivors

May 14, 2019

Watch Now: 2019 Agency Video Since 1974, Cleveland Rape Crisis Center has offered services to support survivors of rape and sexual abuse in our community.  Watch our new agency video above to learn more about our mission to support survivors, promote healing and prevention, and advocate for social change.  Our services for survivors of sexual...continue

Cleveland Rape Crisis Center & WomenSafe Collaborate to Open New Office on Mentor Avenue

April 09 2019

Specialized Services will Help Women, Children and Men Recover from Abuse Cleveland Rape Crisis Center has opened a new office at 8334 Mentor Avenue in the City of Mentor, thanks to funding from the Ohio Attorney General’s Office that was announced in October.  WomenSafe, an organization dedicated to providing emergency shelter and resources to survivors...continue

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

March 28 2019

  Sexual Assault Awareness Month is a national campaign to raise public awareness, send a message of support to survivors, and promote the prevention of sexual violence. Cleveland Rape Crisis Center’s 2019 Sexual Assault Awareness Month theme is “Your Voice Has Power. Tu Voz Tiene Poder.” We can all use our voices to support survivors,...continue

Sexual Assault Awareness Month Calendar of Events

March 26 2019

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month The following is a list of events taking place in Northeast Ohio during Sexual Assault Awareness Month which Cleveland Rape Crisis Center is either hosting, partnering to present, or participating in, to raise awareness about rape and sexual abuse in our community. March 26, 2019 John Carroll University: Yoga,...continue

More than 6,000 Cleveland police reports getting another look

March 11 2019

CLEVELAND — Authorities began looking at back-logged rape kits in Cuyahoga County. Some of the police reports connected to those cases have raised red flags, so now, more than 6,000 victim statements are receiving another look. The language officers use to describe their interactions could unknowingly influence an investigation’s outcome. “Sometimes they’re just using language...continue

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