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.
Staffed by the same knowledgeable and caring advocates, our text line can be accessed by texting 330-249-7112 any Saturday, Sunday, or Monday between the hours of 6:00pm-10:00pm. If you are in an emergency or immediate crisis, please call our helpline instead at 330-678-4357.
In-person support at community hospitals provided 24/7
Police Station Advocacy
In-person support at police stations provided 24/7
Referrals to Safer Futures for legal advocacy provided 24/7
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 Inola Howe at or at 330-678-3006 for more information.
Townhall II always accepts applications for Volunteer Crime Victim Advocates. Please contact Alexis Konecek at or at 330-678-3006 ext. 3027. Click the tab on the left for the application and more information.