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Stay S.A.F.E. (Sex Assault Free Environments) and SAint (Sexual Assault Intervention)

Stay S.A.F.E. (Sex Assault Free Environments) and SAint (Sexual Assault Intervention)

The Rape Crisis Center has partnered with the LVMPD Crime Prevention Specialists to offer training for security, food and beverage, and other hospitality professionals on how to recognize predatory behavior and vulnerable individuals in club, hotel and casino environments, and intervene to prevent sexual violence before it happens. These trainings are provided at flexible times to be available to professionals working any shift. Learn how you can distract, delegate and direct situations to keep people safe. Contact Lisa M. at lisam@rcclv.org for more information or to set up a presentation…

RCC’s Response to COVID-19 Crisis

RCC’s Response to COVID-19 Crisis

At this challenging time, The Rape Crisis Center is fully dedicated to our mission to serve the community – all those impacted by sexual violence and exploitation. Therefore, we are maintaining our 24/7 crisis response, advocacy, and counseling services, including small group support as possible, during the current situation.  Our offices are open for regular business and our hotline is always available at  702-366-1640. We are being responsive and responsible to the social distancing and hygiene concerns of the current crisis by eliminating non-essential gatherings and meetings, maintaining safe environments, and…

YourSPACE Middle School

YourSPACE Middle School

The intended audience for this program is 8th Grade students. The program includes 5 – 50 minute class sessions. The YourSPACE Program focuses on educating and empowering youth to understand and recognize the hallmarks of healthy relationships to prevent victimization and perpetration, and how to serve as active bystanders to safely intervene in cases of potential violence.  The program is age appropriate, gender inclusive, and does not include elements of sexual education.  The program includes modules on: Social Norms and Objectification, Health and Unhealthy Relationships, Emotional Intelligence, Sexual Harassment and…

YourSPACE High School

YourSPACE High School

The target audience for this program is students in 9th-12th grade. This program occurs over the course of four-five 50 minute classes (5th class is optional). The YourSPACE Program focuses on educating and empowering youth to understand and recognize the hallmarks of healthy relationships, and give them an understanding to help prevent victimization and perpetration, and how to safely intervene in cases of potential violence.  The program is age appropriate, gender inclusive, and does not discuss the same elements of sexual education.  Topics for the program include: Equality = Nonviolence,…

Sexual Assault 101 *Also available in Spanish

Sexual Assault 101 *Also available in Spanish

This 1 – 1.5 hour training is available to general community members, and is great for college students, parent groups, religious institutions, and others. This introductory presentation helps attendees understand the nature and scope of sexual violence in our communities.  Attendees will have a better understanding of what sexual violence is, the difference between consent and coercion, and the many resources of The Rape Crisis Center and other local and national organizations for people who may have experienced sexual violence.

SANE Exams @ UMC Hospital

SANE Exams @ UMC Hospital

If you have been sexually assaulted, or think you have been but are not sure, you are encouraged to go to University Medical Center (UMC) Hospital for an exam by a sexual assault nurse examiner (SANE).  The address for UMC is 1800 W. Charleston, Las Vegas, NV 89102. Go to the Adult Emergency Department and tell them at the time of check-in at triage that you are there for the SANE exam. You do not need to contact an advocate directly, the nurse will reach out to our advocates who…

Reporting Sexual Assault when a SANE exam is not an option

Reporting Sexual Assault when a SANE exam is not an option

If an assault occurred more than 5 days ago, and you are unable to have a sexual assault exam, and have decided to make a report to police at this point, you have several options. You can contact the RCC offices and have an advocate accompany you to a police station or area command close to your home to make a report. The report is always going to be made in the location where the sexual assault occurred, even if that is not where you live. For example, if you…

Court Advocacy and Accompaniment

Court Advocacy and Accompaniment

The Rape Crisis Center provides trained Court Advocates who can join you for any court proceedings or hearings. If you receive a subpoena and are unsure of what you need to do, or want someone to attend court with you, please contact the RCC offices at 702-385-2153 as soon as you receive information to have an advocate attend court with you.  Court Advocates can help victims understand the reporting, investigation, and court processes, as well as accompany victims to court dates. To learn more or make an appointment to speak…

School-Based Advocacy

School-Based Advocacy

The School-Based Advocate is a dedicated individual available to assist victims of assault, abuse, or harassment who are enrolled in any K-12 school in Clark County, and their families. The School-Based Advocate can help victims and their families navigate the reporting process at their school, ensure that appropriate actions are taken to investigate and address reports, and assist with safety planning. They can also assist with escalating reports to higher authorities in the event that an initial report is improperly handled.  To learn more or make an appointment to speak…

Family Justice Center

Family Justice Center

The Family Justice Center is a resource for victims of Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, and Human Trafficking. The FJC houses a number of different services all in one location. At the FJC, you can access:  Advocacy Safety planning resources Information on Legal issues or meet with a lawyer Immigration assistance for victims of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Temporary Protection Orders Access LVMPD Victim Advocates Access LVMPD Domestic Violence Detectives The FJC is open Monday through Friday from 9am to 4pm. Victims do not have to make a report to…

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