Cleveland Rape Crisis Center Opens New Office Location in Beachwood
January 4, 2017
Cleveland Rape Crisis Center is pleased to announce the opening of its new Beachwood Office, located at Signature Square I, 25201 Chagrin Blvd., Suite 390, Beachwood, OH 44122, within Nexis Wellness, to provide direct services to survivors of rape and sexual abuse.
The Beachwood Office will offer survivors of rape and sexual abuse with an option to access specialized services including counseling, victim assistance and support groups close to home.
“Survivors of rape and sexual abuse live in every community in Northeast Ohio, and with the opening of the new Beachwood Office, our goal is to help survivors access services close to home,” said Sondra Miller, President & CEO, Cleveland Rape Crisis Center. “We welcome survivors of rape and sexual abuse to access our services no matter how long ago they were harmed. We want all survivors to know: you are not alone, and you can recover and lead a healthy and happy life.”
The Beachwood Office provides convenient access to specialized services for survivors of rape and sexual abuse, including:
- Individual counseling for adults and children*
- Support groups
- Victim assistance for survivors who are considering legal options or navigating the criminal justice process*
- Community outreach to raise the awareness about issues surrounding rape and sexual abuse
- Professional training for law enforcement, first responder, medical, and mental health professionals, educators, as well as cosmetologists.
*Services available in Spanish.
“We are excited to partner with the Cleveland Rape Crisis Center to bring a place of healing to the Beachwood area,” said Scott Zimmerman, President & CEO, Nexis Wellness.
Nearly 1 in 5 women and 1 in 71 men in the U.S. have been raped at some time in their lives. Rape is one of the most under-reported crimes, with nearly two-thirds of rapes never reported, and only 12 percent of child sexual abuse reported to authorities.
To make an appointment or learn more, call (216) 619-6194 ext. 141 or request an appointment online at clevelandrapecrisis.org.
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About Cleveland Rape Crisis Center
The mission of Cleveland Rape Crisis Center is to support survivors of rape and sexual abuse, promote healing and prevention, and advocate for social change. With more than 50 employees and 100 volunteers, the Center reaches more than 36,000 people each year through its counseling, advocacy, prevention and training services in Cuyahoga, Lake, Geauga and Ashtabula Counties. For more information, visit clevelandrapecrisis.org or call 216-619-6194. The Center’s 24-hour rape crisis and support hotline is 216-619-6192 (call/text) or clevelandrapecrisis.org/chat.
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