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

Video: Jackie's Story

November 14, 2018

Jackie is a survivor of sexual abuse and rape as a child. She found Cleveland Rape Crisis Center and now shares her story to encourage others to find help and recover.  ...continue

Video: A Survivor's Journey

November 14, 2018

Whether you were hurt yesterday or decades ago, we are here to support you. Cleveland Rape Crisis Center provides services to all survivors of rape and sexual abuse, including a crisis and support hotline, hospital support, victim assistance, counseling and more.  ...continue

Video: Sexual Violence is Preventable

November 14, 2018

Cleveland Rape Crisis Center offers educational programs to hundreds of schools, organizations and businesses throughout Northeast Ohio. Each year, nearly 10,000 people, including school-aged children, teachers, parents and professionals participate in the Center’s prevention and training programs.  ...continue

Sexual Assault on College Campuses; Understanding Consent (Sound of Ideas)

August 21, 2018

“College students are back on campus, some for the first time. An important part of getting ready, beyond move-in day and a trip to the bookstore, is a frank conversation about sexual assault and the importance of consent in any relationship and throughout any sexual encounter. How should you talk about it with your student,...continue

Teaching parents how to spot signs of sexual abuse in kids (Cleveland 19 News)

August 10, 2018

“As students head back to school, there is some important information parents need to know to make sure their children stay safe.” “…Experts with the Cleveland Rape Crisis Center said parents need to trust their gut. “‘If something feels wrong, it probably is wrong,’ Alexander Leslie, Senior Director of Educational Services for the Cleveland Rape...continue

Sing Out! Chorale Performs on Fox 8

May 22, 2018

The Sing Out! Chorale was in studio on Fox 8 News in the Morning to raise awareness for Cleveland Rape Crisis Center’s Sing Out! , a one-night-only performance coming up on May 24 at Severance Hall.  The entire Chorale, made up of over 100 community leaders, will raise their voices to inspire change and raise funds for the...continue

Teresa Stafford Recognized for Outstanding Service to Survivors

May 15, 2018

2018 Robert Denton Special Achievement Award Teresa Stafford, Senior Director of Victim Services and Outreach for Cleveland Rape Crisis Center, was recognized by Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine, with the 2018 Robert Denton Special Achievement Award.  The award is designed to recognize the outstanding services of individuals and/or organizations empowering victims of crime in Ohio. ...continue

Kristen Baird Adams & Kim Bixenstine on WKYC's We The People

May 14, 2018

“Sing Out is a concert fundraising event hosted by Cleveland Rape Crisis Center. It’s coming up on May 24. Host committee co-chair Kristen Baird Adams and Board Chair Kim Bixenstine talk about this unique event.” This video was originally published by WKYC.  ...continue

Sing Out! 2018 Spotlight: Paul Clark

May 10 2018

  “It’s a wonderful, respectful, joyful, hopeful community of music.” – Paul Clark, PNC, Sing Out! 2018 Co-Chair On May 24, over 100 local celebrity leaders will Sing Out! for survivors of rape and sexual abuse. This event raises critical funds to support Cleveland Rape Crisis Center’s life-saving services. Purchase tickets today!...continue

Sing Out! 2018 Spotlight: Kristen Baird Adams

May 4, 2018

“It’s a celebration of hope and survival.” – Kristen Baird Adams, PNC, 2018 Sing Out! Event Co-Chair On May 24, over 100 local celebrity leaders will Sing Out! for survivors of rape and sexual abuse. This event raises critical funds to support Cleveland Rape Crisis Center’s life-saving services. Purchase tickets today!...continue

Watch: Sondra Miller - "I Am Evidence" (WKYC)

March 16, 2018

President & CEO Sondra Miller joins WKYC’s We The People to speak about untested rape kits in Cuyahoga County and the upcoming film I Am Evidence.     This video was originally published by WKYC at

Change Starts Here – Cleveland Rape Crisis Center Video

June 9, 2017

Change Starts Here. Learn more about how Cleveland Rape Crisis Center creates in our community in a new video about the Mission and Services offered by Cleveland Rape Crisis Center. Join us in the fight against sexual violence.    ...continue

Become a Volunteer and Support Survivors of Rape and Sexual Abuse

September 1, 2016

Want to make a difference in the lives of others?  Support survivors of rape and sexual abuse by becoming a Cleveland Rape Crisis Center volunteer.  Volunteers support and educate survivors of rape and sexual abuse, their loved ones and community members through the Center’s text, chat and phone hotline services.   Upcoming Volunteer Training: October...continue

Sneak Peek: Sing Out! 2016 Teaser Trailer

May 4, 2016

Catch a glimpse of the excitement and inspiration that await at Sing Out! 2016. On June 9, community members from across the region and representing a cross-section of our community will lend their voices to the Sing Out! Chorale. At Sing Out!, the Chorale offers an outstanding and uplifting performance that raises awareness, inspires change...continue

Video: The Time Is Now

April 21, 2015

The time has come to join Cleveland Rape Crisis Center in the fight against rape. Watch this video to help bring attention to this issue in Northeast Ohio and support our 24/7 services available to survivors throughout Cuyahoga County, Lake County, Geauga County and Ashtabula County...continue

Our 40th Anniversary Video

September 10, 2014

Celebrating 40 years of supporting survivors, promoting healing and prevention, and advocating for social change. In 1974 there was nowhere for a survivor of sexual assault to turn for help but four courageous women started a hotline that is today known as Cleveland Rape Crisis Center. Learn more about our organization and the support we...continue