Sexual violence was a huge problem before COVID-19, and that doesn’t change during a pandemic. Actually, we are seeing more risk-factors during stay-at-home orders and changes in work-places as well as additional barriers to access of services. Survivors need our support. They are still experiencing harm and trauma; and they’re often being retraumatized due to loss of privacy, sheltering in place with a person who harmed them, and more.
During COVID-19, OAESV has worked to mitigate these changes in order to continue providing essential legal services as well as support, training, and technical assistance to member agencies who are on the front lines. And, internally, OAESV intentionally implemented additional supports for our own staff to ensure health and safety while fulfilling the mission of our organization. Here’s some of the work we’ve done to support survivors and continue prevention efforts during COVID-19:
Survivors will continue to need services, and the advocates standing with them will continue to need our support. Join us in this work by making a donation.
Your support and generosity helps to ensure that survivors in all counties across Ohio receive the support and access to services they deserve. Your contributions plant seeds of change and empowerment to prevent sexual violence in Ohio’s 88 counties. Your tax-deductible financial contribution assists all victims of sexual violence in Ohio by sustaining resources vital to your community.
You have the option to designate your donation to any of our programs and committees, including:
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Make all checks payable to: Ohio Alliance to End Sexual Violence
6111 Oak Tree Blvd., Suite 140
Independence, OH 44131
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