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2020 Dueling Pianos

By |2020-08-21T14:59:34-04:00August 21st, 2020|

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 entry [...]

Medina Shelter Renovation 2020

By |2020-08-07T09:13:12-04:00August 6th, 2020|

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 2020 No HARM Award

By |2020-08-07T08:43:56-04:00August 6th, 2020|

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 [...]

Virtual Therapy Trainings in May

By |2020-05-08T12:40:52-04:00April 30th, 2020|

5/12/2020 1:00-2:30 PM Understanding the Impacts of Trauma on Children Presented by Kristen Pavelko, LPCC, CTP-C Participants will gain an understanding about differences with traumatic events occurring in children/adolescents and adults. Basic biological explanations about the effects on the brain and body when trauma is experienced will be discussed. Participants will learn trauma-informed ways to [...]

Quarantine Cuisine

By |2020-03-26T10:17:56-04:00March 25th, 2020|

Quarantine Cuisine -  A Recipe Contest   Grocery runs have been limited and supplies are tight! Show us what you're making by creating a fun video of your favorite quarantine recipe so far featuring your families, pets and fun! Money raised by the Quarantine Cuisine fundraiser will allow us to continue to serve the 100+ [...]

COVID-19 Response

By |2020-03-23T13:37:06-04:00March 18th, 2020|

March 18, 2020 Hope and Healing Survivor Resource Center which houses The Battered Women’s Shelter and Rape Crisis Center for Summit and Medina Counties, is committed to serving our survivors and those who seek our services during this time. Our goal is to be able to continue to do that with the safety and health [...]

How You Can Help

By |2019-10-28T10:39:46-04:00October 28th, 2019|

How You Can Help If you know someone who is going through intimate partner violence (IPV), there are ways you can help. Listen and believe It can be difficult for a survivor to disclose abuse they endure and it is important to listen to their story without interrupting, asking a lot of questions, or judging [...]

Domestic Violence Awareness

By |2019-10-15T10:01:41-04:00October 8th, 2019|

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and we at Hope and Healing are hard at work spreading the word! We are happy to be joined by many others in the community, including the Akron-Summit County Public Library system, the Medina County District Library, the University of Akron, and more. Domestic violence is traditionally assumed to [...]

Hope & Healing launches advocacy groups MAVS and LOVE

By |2019-11-04T10:48:44-05:00July 23rd, 2019|

In 2019 the Hope & Healing Survivor Resource Center established the NO HARM Award to honor those in our community that are doing their part to create a world without violence. This year's recipients invite you to join them in becoming charter members our MAVS and LOVE. Please join our first annual No [...]

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