24-Hour SANE Unit Hospitals

Many hospitals in Cuyahoga County have 24-Hour SANE Units – specially designated areas that provide quality medical care and specialized forensic evidence collection for sexual assault patients.

They are staffed by SANE nurses (Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners), experienced Registered Nurses with intensive classroom education, extensive clinical experience, and expertise in sexual assault evaluation and forensic evidence collection.

Cleveland Rape Crisis Center Advocates are available to support survivors of rape and sexual abuse in local emergency rooms. Learn more about our Hospital Support Services.

The following hospitals have SANE nurses available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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Fairview Hospital
18101 Lorain Road, Cleveland, OH 44111
(216) 476-7080
(Serves adult and pediatric patients)

Hillcrest Hospital
6780 Mayfield Road, North Campus, Mayfield Heights, OH 44124
(440) 312-7890
(Serves adult and pediatric patients)

MetroHealth
2500 MetroHealth Drive, Cleveland, OH 44109
(216) 778-7800
(Serves adult patients)

University Hospitals
11100 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106
(216) 844-3722
(Serves adult patients)

Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital
11100 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106
(216) 844-3911
(Serves pediatric patients)

Southwest General
18697 Bagley Road, Middleburg Heights, OH 44130
(440) 816-8888
(Serves adult patients)