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 [...]

MAVS & LOVE Golf Outing 2021

By |2021-05-13T11:19:55-04:00April 19th, 2021|

  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! • [...]

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 [...]

2020 Dueling Pianos

By |2020-11-24T11:42:48-05:00August 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 [...]

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+ [...]

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