What is military sexual trauma (MST)? Military sexual trauma (MST) is a term the Department of Veterans Affairs uses to refer to sexual assault or sexual harassment experienced while serving in the military. If you survived sexual assault while serving in the military, Rape Crisis Center of Medina and Summit Counties has confidential and [...]
July 31, 2021 9am-12pm 405 Rothrock Road Copley, Ohio 44321 Bologna Insurance is hosting a Cars & Coffee to benefit the Battered Women's Shelter of Summit and Medina Counties Vehicle Registration is $25 per spot Spectators are FREE Coffee and Treats provided by Cafe Arnone Register Here!
Bill Considine hosts the first annual MAVS (Men Against Violence) & LOVE (Ladies Overcoming Violence Everyday) Golf Outing on June 17, 2021 at J.E. Goodpark Golf Course. 530 Nome Ave, Akron, OH 44320 10:30AM Registration 11:30AM Scramble/Shotgun Start 3:30PM Prizes & Awards $100 per player ($400 per team) includes: ONLY 5 TEAMS LEFT! • [...]
In 2019, 43,367 safe nights of shelter were provided to victims in Summit and Medina Counties. While we are unable to gather for our Annual Dueling Pianos in person this year because of COVID-19, please consider helping us continue this much needed service safely in 2020. $50 for 1 night of shelter and 1 [...]
The Battered Women’s Shelter knows firsthand that home is not always a safe place. Unfortunately, there are times when women and often their children, must escape their homes so that they can eat, sleep and live in a non-violent environment. The Battered Women’s Shelter is available 24-hours every day, responding to the cries of families [...]
The NO HARM Award was established to recognize the community partners who have made a difference in how victims and survivors of domestic violence rebuild their lives, one day at a time. In 2013, a vision of how to transform an old deteriorating building into more efficient and effective space for men, women, and children [...]
Where Do The Years Go? I had just finished college at the University of Akron, and was offered my first “real” job as the Volunteer Coordinator of the Rape Crisis Center located at the YWCA. That seems like forever ago. In actuality, it was 35 years ago. The YWCA was a wonderful place to get [...]