Press releases

Cleveland Rape Crisis Center Named a Winner of the Northeast Ohio Area 2016 Top Workplaces Award by The Plain Dealer

June 21, 2016

Cleveland, OH – Cleveland Rape Crisis Center has been awarded a 2016 Top Workplaces honor by The Plain Dealer. The Top Workplaces lists are based solely on the results of an employee feedback survey administered by WorkplaceDynamics, LLC, a leading research firm that specializes in organizational health and workplace improvement. Several aspects of workplace culture...continue

Cleveland Rape Crisis Center Announces New Brand

June 13, 2016

  Cleveland Rape Crisis Center today announced the launch of its new brand, including a new logo, tagline and colors. The Center launched its new brand on Thursday, June 9, at its semi-annual chorale benefit event, Sing Out! for Cleveland Rape Crisis Center, held at Severance Hall. The organization’s name will remain the same. “Cleveland...continue

Cleveland Rape Crisis Center to Honor Jones Day’s Heather Lennox Krause at Sing Out! at Severance Hall on June 9

April 21, 2016

Cleveland, OH – Cleveland Rape Crisis Center is pleased to announce that its 2016 Sing Out! for Cleveland Rape Crisis Center, presented by University Hospitals (Sing Out!), will honor Heather Lennox Krause, Partner-in-Charge at Jones Day, Cleveland, for her leadership in advancing the mission of the Center. Sing Out! is a long-standing one-night-only community music...continue

CRCC Kicks Off Sexual Assault Awareness Month With Launch of Text/Chat Crisis and Support Hotline Service, Public Events to Raise Awareness About Rape and Sexual Abuse in Our Community

April 1, 2016

CLEVELAND, OH – Cleveland Rape Crisis Center today kicks off Sexual Assault Awareness Month by launching two new ways for survivors of rape and sexual abuse to access help and support: by texting 216-619-6192 or by online chat at These services complement the Center’s Crisis and Support Hotline (216-619-6192) which it has operated since...continue

CRCC Partners with Cleveland State University, Baldwin Wallace University to Offer Counseling, Advocacy Services for Local College Students, Faculty, Staff Impacted by Sexual Assault

December 10, 2015

CLEVELAND, OH – Local college students, faculty and staff impacted by sexual assault will have additional options for specialized counseling and advocacy services offered by Cleveland Rape Crisis Center, thanks to new partnerships with Cleveland State University and Baldwin Wallace University. “College students who experience sexual assault are often hesitant to reach out for help,...continue

Cleveland Rape Crisis Center Awarded $1.4 Million Grant From Ohio Attorney General’s Office, Crime Victim Services Division

October 17, 2015

Center to Expand Services for Sexual Assault Survivors in All 4 Counties CLEVELAND, OH – Cleveland Rape Crisis Center has been awarded a grant of $1,479,916.80 through the Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) program administered by the Ohio Attorney General’s Office. The grant is the largest in the organization’s history and will allow Cleveland Rape...continue

Cleveland Rape Crisis Center Moving to Halle Building in 2016, Signs 10-year Lease with K&D

September 30, 2015

CLEVELAND, OH – Cleveland Rape Crisis Center will be re-locating its central downtown office to the Halle Building, 1228 Euclid Avenue, Suite 200, early next year. The organization will move from its current location on the 14th floor of the Leader Building, 526 Superior Avenue, where it has been housed since 2009. The Center signed...continue

Program expansion announced in the areas of trauma-informed early childhood interventions and prevention

January 30, 2015

Cleveland, OH – January 30, 2015 – Cleveland Rape Crisis Center (CRCC) is proud to announce an expansion of clinical services and prevention programming for survivors of childhood sexual abuse. Rooted in CRCC’s forty years of expertise as Northeast Ohio’s only dedicated provider of rape crisis services, CRCC will work to prevent abuse before it...continue

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