By |2022-07-30T10:45:47-04:00July 6th, 2022|

    GIVE here today! Hope & Healing’s Equipping Survivors Initiative is a fundraising campaign in which we equip survivors with a new Household Starter Kit as they leave the Battered Women’s Shelter. These Household Starter Kits cost $200 each and we are in need 300 of these Starter Kits to help our [...]

It Takes a Community to End Sexual Violence

By |2022-04-15T11:24:46-04:00April 15th, 2022|

Sexual Assault Awareness Month is recognized nationally as a time to raise awareness about the vastly under-reported, but all too common prevalence of sexual violence in our world. Thankfully, over the years there has been growing support for these survivors with the formation of local, state and national organizations that also seek to educate the [...]


By |2021-08-09T11:45:39-04:00August 9th, 2021|

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 [...]

Summit County Sexual Assault Response Team (SART)

By |2021-02-11T18:13:01-05:00January 26th, 2021|

  Mission:  The Summit County Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) is a group of allied experts committed to enhancing the health and healing of victims/survivors impacted by the crime and trauma of sexual violence while heightening community awareness and facilitating offender accountability. Members: Akron Children’s Hospital C.A.R.E. Center Akron Children’s Hospital Police Department Akron Police [...]

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