As a nonprofit organization that serves victims/survivors of intimate partner violence & sexual assault/abuse and their loved ones, RISE provides comprehensive programs, services and resources to the community. Our services include a 24-hour crisis line, accompaniment and advocacy on behalf of survivors dealing with partner agencies, in-person crisis counseling, clinical therapy, case management, emergency shelter, prevention education programs, support groups, and assistance with applying for restraining orders.
The tagline of RISE - Respect. Inspire. Support. Empower. - embodies the work of RISE. We believe that RESPECT is the cornerstone to ending violence and creating peace. We strive to INSPIRE the community to be active in the movement to end gender-based violence. We SUPPORT loved ones of those affected by sexual assault/abuse and intimate partner violence and we EMPOWER victims to heal from trauma and transform their lives.
Our Mission: Transform the lives of sexual and intimate partner violence survivors, their families and the community through services and education that promote safety, healing and empowerment.
Our Vision: A world free of sexual and intimate partner violence.