We’re here to help you navigate through the aftermath of a victimization or trauma.
Your support brings men, women, and children from hardship to healing one relationship at a time.
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At Victim Assistance Program we empower our community to restore lives impacted by crisis, violence, and tragedy. We help thousands of individuals and families in Summit County, Ohio each year through crisis intervention, advocacy, and education to both victims and to those in the professional community who assist them. We help all victims impacted by crisis, violence, and tragedy regardless of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, veteran status, military obligations, HIV status, marital/familial status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Our staff, interns, and volunteers share the responsibility of providing victims in Summit County, Ohio with support through the 24-hour hotline & website chat. Because our agency serves victims of all crime types, those answering the hotline are trained to offer compassionate and nonjudgmental crisis intervention, emotional support, safety plans, information on victims’ legal rights, community referrals as well as education on common reactions crime victims may encounter.
Rely on us when you need support, advocacy, or intervention in the wake of crime or trauma.
We recognize family members and friends of victims have needs too. If you need support simply call our hotline or chat with one of our advocates.
We provide on-scene assistance and work alongside first responders to alleviate the emotional concerns and questions of victims.
137 South Main Street, Suite 300
Akron, Ohio 44308
24-hour Hotline: 330-376-0040
Business Line: 330-376-7022
217 South High Street, 6th Floor
Akron, Ohio 44308
576 West Park Avenue, 1st Floor
Barberton, Ohio 44203
4400 Courthouse Drive, 2nd Floor
Stow, OH 44224
205 South High Street, 3rd Floor
Akron, OH 44308