Cleveland Rape Crisis Center: Supports survivors of rape and sexual abuse, promotes healing and prevention and advocates for social change.
24-Hour Crisis and Support Hotline: Call/text 216-619-6192 or 440-423-2020 or chat online at clevelandrapecrisis.org/contact
Domestic Violence and Child Advocacy Center: Empowers individuals, educates the community and advocates for justice to end domestic violence and child abuse.
24-Hour Helpline: 216-391-HELP (4357) | www.dvcac.org
Family Justice Center: A partnership between Cuyahoga County and the city of Cleveland that can help with complex cases of domestic violence, sexual assault, child abuse, elder abuse and stalking.
Located at 75 Erieview Plaza, 5th floor, Cleveland, Ohio 44114
Open 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday (no appointment necessary) Website.
24-Hour SANE Unit Hospitals: Specially designated areas that provide quality medical care and forensic evidence collection for sexual assault patients. Staffed by SANE (Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner) personnel — experienced RNs with intensive classroom education, extensive clinical experience and expertise in sexual assault evaluation and forensic evidence collection.
State and National Resources
Ohio Alliance to End Sexual Violence: Advocates for comprehensive responses and rape crisis services for survivors and empowers communities to prevent sexual violence.
888-886-8388 | www.oaesv.org
Ohio Sexual Violence Helpline: Confidential resource providing advocacy and support for survivors of sexual violence across Ohio.
24-Hour Helpline: 844-644-6435 www.ohiosexualviolencehelpline.com
Ohio Domestic Violence Network: Advances the principle that all people have the right to a life free of oppression and violence and
800-934-9840 | www.odvn.org
Buckeye Region Anti-Violence Organization: BRAVO has served the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities since 1996.
866-86-BRAVO | www.bravo-ohio.org
National Sexual Assault Hotline: Free, live, secure and anonymous crisis support for victims of sexual violence, their friends
24-Hour Hotline: Call 800-656-HOPE, text “campus” to 22522 or chat online at www.rainn.org/get-help/national-sexual-assault-hotline
National Domestic Violence Hotline: Confidential, one-on-one support, offering crisis intervention, options for next steps and direct connection to sources for immediate safety.
24-Hour Hotline: Call 800-799-SAFE (TTY 800-787-3224) or chat online at www.thehotline.org
Love is Respect: Confidential, one-on-one support from peer advocates.
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24-Hour Hotline: Call 866-331-9474 (TTY 866-331-8453), text “