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The DC Rape Crisis Center (DCRCC) provides counseling and support to victims of sexual violence and rape. Through their 24-hour hotline, DCRCC offers support and referrals to survivors of these crimes. The center also provides free and confidential counseling for survivors and for their friends, family, and significant others.  The center offers in-school presentations on Child Sexual Abuse, sexual harassment, date rape, and dating violence. The center also organizes Sister Action Sister Strength Clubs in area schools to engage young women on gender and sexuality issues, dating and relationships, and healthy living in general. DCRCC also partners with churches and youth centers to provide these services throughout the community.

For more information, contact:
DC Rape Crisis Center
P.O. Box 34125
Washington, DC 20043
Business: 202-232-0789
Hotline: 202-333-7273
dcrcc@dcrcc.org

Support for the WAMU 88.5 Community Minute is provided by the Meyer Foundation.


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