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VAP’s Commitment to Change


December 2021: Happy Holidays from your friends at VAP!

November 2021: Giving Thanks for You this Season!

October 2021: Way to Give Back

September 2021: In the Community

August 2021: A Day in the Life

July 2021: SVAA is Back to In-person Learning!

June 2021: Answer the Call!

April 2021: National Crime Victims’ Rights Week!

March 2021: Join Our Team!

February 2021: Mardi Gras Gala, Crisis Response Team Launch!

January 2021: New 2021 Webinars, Crisis Response Team Launch!


Press Releases

VAP to Commemorate National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

In The News

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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