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SARNCO

The OhioHealth Sexual Assault Response Network of Central Ohio (SARNCO) is a rape crisis intervention and prevention program.

It provides advocacy and emotional support services in conjunction with medical and social services at OhioHealth Emergency Departments and other local facilities in central Ohio.

SARNCO’s mission is to empower all survivors and end sexual violence. Our vision is to live in a world without oppression, where all people are safe to live authentic, freely chosen lives and to pursue their full potential.

Our 24-Hour Rape Helpline is (614) 267.7020 or via the Rape Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN) at 1 (800) 656-HOPE.

Our Programs and Services

24-HOUR EMERGENCY ROOM ADVOCACY

Trained volunteer and staff advocates provide emotional support, crisis intervention and community resource information to survivors of sexual violence in local hospital emergency departments.

In addition, SARNCO works with Deaf World Against Violence Everywhere to provide advocacy to deaf survivors in the emergency department.

24-HOUR RAPE HELPLINE
Trained volunteer and staff advocates provide emotional support, crisis intervention and community resource information over the phone to survivors of sexual violence, co-survivors and the community.

CONTACT OHIOHEALTH SEXUAL ASSAULT RESPONSE NETWORK OF CENTRAL OHIO
SARNCO Helpline
24-HOUR RAPE HELPLINE
(614) 267.7020

RAPE, ABUSE AND INCEST NATIONAL NETWORK
Toll-free connection via the Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN) at 1 (800) 656-HOPE SARNCO Office For more information about SARNCO such as volunteer applications, speaker engagements and more email SARNCO@ohiohealth.com

SEXUAL VIOLENCE PREVENTION PROGRAM
SARNCO provides comprehensive prevention strategies for school, campus, and business communities which offer training and education, policy review, and outreach.

AFTERCARE ADVOCACY

Provides support for survivors whose needs go beyond advocacy received in the emergency room or Helpline. This program empowers survivors and co-survivors to access community resources to aid in their journey of recovery such as reporting with law enforcement, safety planning and more. Survivors can call (614) 788.4739 to reach our Aftercare Advocacy coordinators.

RECOVERY RESOURCES

SARNCO offers recovery books and booklets geared toward healing from sexual violence at no cost to survivors and co-survivors of sexual assault. Free recovery resources can be accessed through the 24-Hour Rape Helpline at (614) 267.7020.