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The Rape Crisis Center Moves to New, Larger Location

The Rape Crisis Center Moves to New, Larger Location

For Immediate Release                                   Contact: Lisa Robinson; 702.326.0334; lisa@ffwpr.com Feb. 19, 2019                                                               FACED WITH INCREASING DEMAND FOR SERVICES, THE RAPE CRISIS CENTER MOVES TO NEW, LARGER LOCATION Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto, Rep. Steven Horsford, Rep. Dina Titus and Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department help mark the occasion in show of unity and support Las Vegas, NV — The Rape Crisis Center (RCC), in response to increasing demand for services, has moved to a new, significantly larger location within the same office development that has housed the organization for more than…

Child Sexual Abuse

Child Sexual Abuse

Child sexual abuse is a rampant problem affecting millions of people in our country. There are millions of current adults who experienced sexual abuse as children. Through the Enough Abuse Campaign targeting adults, and programs for young children, there are presentations and tested curricula to help our community and leaders end the epidemic of child sexual abuse. One key fact that is important to keep in mind is that the majority of abusers of children (more than 90%) are individuals the child and their family know and love. While strangers can…

Prevention & Education Survey

Prevention & Education Survey

Please help us learn more about attitudes and backgrounds of what you think and how you have gotten information about health and safety in your life. Please complete the following survey: SurveyLink We are particularly interested in hearing from young persons of color. The Rape Crisis Center offers multiple programs, campaigns, presentations, and curricula designed to bring greater awareness and education about: The need for tools and resources for teens and young adults: We provide information to help empower young people with information and resources to make healthy decisions. Programs help them to…

Hollaback! Vegas

Hollaback! Vegas

Hollaback is a movement to end street harassment powered by a network of local activists around the world.  We work together to better understand street harassment, to ignite public conversations, and to increase safety so that everyone can enjoy equal access to and feelings of safety in public spaces. You can help us call out street harassment and build spaces where street harassment is not tolerated and our culture makes it unacceptable. Visit us here.

The Circle of 6 APP

The Circle of 6 APP

Circle of 6 was a first place winner in the White House’s Apps Against Abuse challenge. We encourage people to download this or a similar safety app to have this available on their phones. This tool allows users to instantly and discreetly access their 5 most trustworthy friends should they find themselves in need of help or in an unsafe situation. GPS coordinates and mobile messaging functions give contacts all of the info they need so that that they can jump into action to get help on its way ASAP. Search…

Your Gifts Make a Big Difference!

Your Gifts Make a Big Difference!

With our community’s backing, we have delivered resources and support to tens of thousands of Nevadans in the immediate aftermath and long-term recovery following sexual abuse and assault. Our clients include people of all backgrounds, genders, and ages. Services such as transportation assistance, some of our support groups and counseling, and even the clean set of clothing we give to survivors at the hospital are services made possible from donations from our community are not always covered by grant funding. There are multiple ways to support our mission below.

Counseling

Counseling

The Signs of Hope Counseling Center serves survivors of sexual abuse and assault ages 10 and older. We serve all survivors – any gender, any background, and whether the assault or abuse occurred days or decades ago, regardless of whether the incident was reported to law enforcement. The Signs of Hope Counseling Center is here to help you work through the impact sexual assault is having and has had on your life, and to assist you with the coping and healing process. Learn more about individual and group counseling at…

Crisis Response

Crisis Response

Through our 24-hour hotline (702-366-1640 or 888-366-1640) and hospital accompaniment program, we assure that no victim goes through the aftermath of sexual assault alone. Advocates are there to provide support and basic information to address the questions victims most commonly have. All of our advocacy services, are available around the clock, FREE of charge, and to all victims of sexual assault, as well as members of their support system who may also have questions and concerns. To speak to an advocate now, call our 24-hour hotline (702-366-1640 or 888-366-1640).  To…

Counseling Resources

Counseling Resources

Effects of Sexual Violence – https://www.rainn.org/effects-sexual-violence Trauma and the Brain – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4-tcKYx24aA Somatic Mindfulness Exercises for Trauma Survivors – https://psychcentral.com/lib/4-sets-of-somatic-mindfulness-exercises-for-people-who-have-experienced-trauma/ Grounding Techniques – https://healingwellcounseling.com/blog/grounding-techniques/Sexual Violence in the News – Coping Skills for Survivors – https://www.apa.org/helpcenter/sexual-violence-coping

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