Now Open in Clark-Fulton.
September 14, 2020
Cleveland Rape Crisis Center Opens New Office in Clark-Fulton Neighborhood
Cleveland Rape Crisis Center, an organization dedicated to providing direct services to survivors of rape and sexual abuse, is pleased to announce the opening of its new Clark-Fulton Office inside the Astrup Building, located at 2937 West 25th Street, 2nd Floor, Cleveland, OH 44113.
This office will allow Cleveland Rape Crisis Center to better serve residents of Cleveland and the surrounding areas, including Latinx survivors.
“We chose Clark-Fulton because this neighborhood is home to the densest population of Hispanic and Latinx residents in Ohio,” said Miller. “We want all survivors to know that we believe them, and we are here for them. Survivors of rape, sexual abuse and human trafficking deserve access to high-quality healing services close to where they live and work.”
The Astrup Building is located around the corner from where Gina DeJesus, Amanda Berry and Michelle Knight were held captive for years.
“This neighborhood has a history that we never want to forget, but Cleveland Rape Crisis Center also wants to be a part of its strong future,” said Sondra Miller, President & CEO of Cleveland Rape Crisis Center. “The Clark-Fulton neighborhood is vibrant and diverse, and we believe we have the opportunity to make a real impact in this community.”
The following services are available to survivors, at no cost:
- Individual counseling
- Child and family counseling
- Support groups
- Crisis-intervention, advocacy and counseling for survivors of sex trafficking
- Case management
- Outreach education
- Professional training
All services are available regardless of immigration status or whether a survivor reports their assault or abuse to law enforcement. Many services are also offered in Spanish.
Nearly 1 in 5 women and 1 in 71 men in the U.S. have been raped at some time in their lives[i]. 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[ii].
The new office location is made possible by funding from The Elisabeth Severance Prentiss Foundation, the Cuyahoga County Department of Public Safety and Justice, and others.
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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. In 2019, the Center provided counseling, advocacy and crisis intervention services to 10,000 rape and sexual abuse survivors and reached 50,000 people through its prevention, education and training programs in Cuyahoga, Ashtabula, Geauga and Lake counties. For more information, visit clevelandrapecrisis.org or call 216-619-6194. The Center’s 24-hour Crisis & Support Hotline is 216-619-6192 (call/text) or clevelandrapecrisis.org/chat.