a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Organization serving Summit County, Ohio


VAP’s Commitment to Change



August 2022: See How We’re Branching Out!

July 2022: Take a look at our 2021 IMPACT and help launch the new CWWV Drop-In Center

June 2022: Dr. Bob Denton Outstanding Victim Service Award!

April 2022: Spring is in the Air!

February 2022: Help us Celebrate our 2022 Mardi Gras Court of Sponsors!

January 2022: A Special Mardi Gras Surprise!


Press Releases

Education is a Journey


Summit County Domestic Relations Court, Victim Assistance Program Partner to Improve Victim Services


Crystal Baker named the recipient of the Dr. Bob Denton Outstanding Service Award


Mardi Gras 2022 Press Release


Angel Tree Ceremony 2022

In The News

Summit County Courthouse has a safe space for kids during domestic relations court hearings

‘We want to be prepared’: Domestic relations court, Victim Assistance outfitting kids’ room

Spare Change for a Good Cause

Akron’s 50-year-old Victim Assistance Program serves as a model for victim support agencies

Akron Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (ASAKI) brings healing to survivor

Victim Assistance Program marks 50 years

Gas outage in Akron: Dominion Energy crews completing repairs and beginning to restore gas service to customers

Victim Assistance to hold its annual Mardi Gras Gala virtually March 5

Victim Assistance awarded grant from Millennium Children’s Fund 

Akron’s cold-case rape unit brings closure for victims after years without answers

Akron-area victim agencies again facing federal funding cuts as need rises

Victim agencies reeling from federal funding cuts on top of pandemic expenses

Akron’s Cold Case Sexual Assault Unit Receives Nearly $2 Million to Expand Efforts

New Akron Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (ASAKI) formed to investigate sexual assault cold cases

Akron Police Awarded nearly $1 million to investigate sexual assault crimes

Tree ceremony to honor Summit County homicide victims

President & CEO Leanne Graham on WAKR – The Sam & Brad Show

Safe at Home Program – WAKR

Ohio Attorney General United Way ADM Board Department of Job and Family Services COA Ohio Mental Health and Addiction Services ASL Pride Flag

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