Campus Services

Change Starts Here.

Cleveland Rape Crisis Center offers free and confidential services at many of Northeast Ohio’s colleges and universities. Click on your campus below and stop by during our hours on campus to receive support and discuss your options. You can also text/chat or schedule an appointment on the 24 hour crisis and support hotline.

Cleveland Rape Crisis Center also provides advocacy at Cleveland Institute of Art and Ursuline College upon request. Please call the 24 hour crisis and support hotline to schedule an appointment and learn more. 


Who are these services for?
We are here for everyone! If you were hurt during childhood, prior to coming to campus, or looking for information to help someone that you care about, Cleveland Rape Crisis Center is here for YOU.


Need Help Now?

Even if your campus isn’t listed above, our phone and text 24-Hour Crisis and Support Hotline is available to anyone who needs immediate assistance at (216) 619-6192 or (440) 423-2020. You can also chat online to learn more about counseling and/or advocacy available at the CRCC office nearest you. (Link to all locations page)


Schedule an Appointment

You can schedule an appointment on the 24 hour crisis and support hotline, request an appointment online, or stop by during the on-campus hours listed above. 


Counseling Services

Counseling services are available for students, faculty and staff impacted by rape and sexual abuse, including short-term counseling and priority services for anyone who has been assaulted within the last 30 days.

Support and Victim Assistance

Victim Specialists are here to offer expertise, support and information for students, faculty and staff who have been hurt. Victim Specialists are not obligated to report any information to the institution.

Training and Technical Assistance

Cleveland Rape Crisis Center collaborates with many colleges and universities to improve trauma-informed care and response and provides education to prevent harm before it occurs.


For Campus Professionals: Making Referrals

Please provide the 24-Hour Crisis and Support Hotline, to schedule an appointment and receive immediate support or chat with us online. Trained Advocates are ready to answer questions and respond appropriately based on the needs and requests of survivors and their loved ones.


Campus Services Team

Vanessa Sampsel, Manager of Campus Services
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(216) 970-7446 or

Jaliah Neely, Campus Outreach Specialist
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(216) 973-0344 or

Marissa Pappas, Campus Outreach Specialist
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(216) 970-2174 or



Know Your IX (Empowering students to end sexual and dating violence in their schools)