Press Releases

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

Cleveland Rape Crisis Center to Open New Office at Shaker Square, Cleveland this Summer

March 04 2019

This summer, Cleveland Rape Crisis Center plans to open a new office at Shaker Square on the east side of Cleveland, thanks to funding from the Ohio Attorney General’s Office that was announced last fall.  The new location is intended to make comprehensive healing services for survivors or rape, sexual abuse and sex trafficking more....continue

Cleveland Rape Crisis Center to Welcome Rena Romano as Keynote Speaker for Faces of Change Luncheon

January 24, 2019

On Wednesday, April 17, 2019, Rena Romano will share her story of survivorship in a keynote speech for Cleveland Rape Crisis Center’s Faces of Change Luncheon from 12:00-1:30 p.m. at the Hilton Cleveland Downtown, 100 Lakeside Ave. E., Cleveland, OH 44114.  Click here to purchase tickets. Rena Romano is an author, keynote speaker and certified....continue

Teresa M. Stafford Named Chief Advocacy Officer

January 14, 2019

Cleveland Rape Crisis Center has named Teresa M. Stafford as Chief Advocacy Officer. As Chief Advocacy Officer and member of the Center’s executive team, Ms. Stafford will provide strategic oversight of the Center’s victim services and advocate for system-level changes needed to ensure all survivors, especially those from marginalized communities, are supported and have access....continue

Cleveland Rape Crisis Center to Expand Services for Survivors of Rape and Sexual Abuse in Northeast Ohio

October 29, 2018

Expanded services made possible by grant through Ohio Attorney General’s Office Cleveland Rape Crisis Center is pleased to announce that it will expand its services for survivors of rape and sexual abuse, thanks to funding through the Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) program administered by the Ohio Attorney General’s Office, Crime Victim Services Division.  The....continue