Emergency Shelter: 405-701-5540
Rape Crisis Center: 405-701-5660

Programs and Services

The WRC Has Three Different Programs

Since 1975, the WRC has been the expert in Cleveland County on the topic of domestic violence, sexual violence, and stalking. Pervention Education at the WRC utilizes a multi-level, public health approach in promoting healthy relationships and reducing violence in our community. We provide education to civic groups, schools, law enforcement agencies, and community groups. By educating our community, our workplaces, and youth we prevent future violence in our community.

The WRC Has 3 Different Programs


Community Services Office:

Since 1975, the WRC has been the expert in Cleveland County on the topic of domestic violence, sexual violence, and stalking. Prevention Education at WRC utilizes a multi-level, public health approach in promoting healthy relationships and reducing violence in our community.  We provide education to civic groups, schools, law enforcement agencies, and community groups. By educating our community, our workplaces, and youth we prevent future violence in our community.

The Community Services Office staff provide services to adults, emancipated minors and minors accompanied by their parent/guardian who have been victimized by domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking. Often, individuals may have instances where the assistance needed overlaps. WRC offers multiple services to address the dynamics and effects of trauma. People who have experienced more than one type of victimization would benefit from accessing these services. All our services are confidential and come at no-cost.

The WRC is the only agency in Cleveland County that provides:

  • Crisis Intervention
  • Court Advocacy
  • Protective Order Assistance
  • Legal System Support
  • Domestic Violence Education Classes (DVed)
  • Domestic Violence Counseling-Individual & Group
  • Sexual Trauma Counseling-Individual & Group
  • Safety Planning
  • Lethality Assessment
  • Speakers Bureau/Community Education


Rape Crisis Center:

WRC has had a Rape Response Team since 1975. In 2003, the WRC received funds from a generous donor that allowed us to open the Rape Crisis Center (RCC). In 2017 we received funding to add Domestic Violence Forensic Exams (DVNE). The WRC staff/volunteer Rape Response Advocates (Advocates) and Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANE) have created a victim centered holistic environment.

The WRC is the only agency in Cleveland County that provides:

  • 24-hour Crisis Line
  • Rape Response Advocacy
  • Domestic Violence Response Advocacy
  • Sexual Assault Forensic Exams
  • Domestic Violence Forensic Exams
  • Court Advocacy
  • Legal System Support
  • Safety Planning
  • Community Education


Shelter:

Since 1980, the WRC Family Violence Shelter has been the only shelter staffed 24/7, in Cleveland County. The WRC specializes in providing emergency shelter 24/7, 365 days of the year to victims of domestic violence, intimate partner violence, sexual violence, and stalking.

The WRC is the only agency in Cleveland County that provides:

  • 24-hour Emergency Shelter
  • 24-hour Crisis Line
  • Safety Planning
  • Lethality Assessments
  • Adult Domestic Violence Education Groups
  • Children’s Groups