Portage County Rape Crisis Center
Call 330-678-HELP (4357)
Monday-Friday 8AM - 8PM
Townhall II is the Portage County Rape Crisis Center, serving victims of any violent crime 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. All services for victims of crime are free and confidential. For more information about services please contact us at 330-678-3006.
Be heard and believed by a victim advocate with special training in supporting survivors of violent crime. Advocates are available 24/7 to provide education on your options and resources as a survivor, and also just to listen. Call 330. 678. HELP to talk anytime.
In-person support at community hospitals provided 24/7
Police Station Advocacy
In-person support at police stations provided 24/7
Referrals for and assistance with protection orders
Accompaniment to court for criminal justice proceedings
Application assistance available for Safe at Home address confidentiality program
Crime Victim Counseling
Free and confidential counseling is provided by counselors experienced in working with victims suffering from trauma, anxiety, depression, and stress
Connect to Cope: Sexual Assault & Abuse Support Group
Our support group allows individuals a safe place to process and share their experiences with other survivors. For the safety of all participants, a phone interview with the program facilitator will be required to ensure the group is an appropriate fit. Separate groups are available for men and women.
Duration: Once a week for eight weeks
1-2 hour sessions
Please contact Carolyn Good at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 330-678-3006 for more information.
Townhall II always accepts applications for Volunteer Crime Victim Advocates. Please contact Arissa Shupe at email@example.com or at 330-678-3006 . Click the tab on the left for the application and more information.
Portage Sexual Assault Response Team
Townhall II team members lead a coalition of agencies that serve sexual assault survivors through a variety of multidisciplinary services. Team members can include, but are not limited to, victim advocates, law enforcement officers, forensic medical examiners, and prosecutors. The SART works together to ensure that the county has guidelines and protocols in place that prioritize victims’ needs, hold offenders accountable, and promote safety and support. The Portage County SART is committed to educating the county on all available services including intervention and prevention of sexual violence and coordinating services. If you are interested in being part of the Portage County SART, please contact Arissa Shupe at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 330-678-3006.
Violence Prevention and Education Programming
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