Abuse & Rape Crisis Shelter

Name of Non-Profit Organization * Abuse & Rape Crisis Shelter
Today’s Date: * Monday, October 4, 2021
Organization’s website http://arcshelter.com
EIN / 501(C)(3)Number * 31-107-2032
What year did your organization receive it’s non-profit status? * 1984
Address * 420 east main street
Lebanon, Ohio 45036
United States
County * Warren
Your Name * Chelsie Thomas-Karason
Your Title * Community Engagement Director
Your email address * cthomas@arcshelter.com
Your Phone Number (513) 630-4868
Executive Director’s Name * Jane conn
Executive Director’s email address * Jconn@arcshelter.com
What is the mission of your organization?
ARCS Mission:
We are dedicated to the safety healing and empowerment of Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, and Human
Trafficking Survivors, as well as creating a knowledge and supportive community through prevention education.
24/7 Crisis hotline services, including safety planning.
20 bed emergency and long term shelter for survivors staffed with case managers
Legal Advocacy, court accompaniment and CPO guidance
Coordinate Warren County Coordinated Community Response Team for Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, and
Human Trafficking
School Prevention programs including Healthy Relationships, Sexual Assault Prevention, Anti Bullying, etc. to 5th –
12th Grades.
Volunteer Program, including staff coverage, and crisis response
AfterCare Program is focused on success after a client leaves our shelter. Through the program the client is paired
with a volunteer mentor to help them achieve the milestone of independent living. Through this program we try to provide assistance whenever we can.
Which social causes (up to 3 choices) does your agency address through its programming? *
  • (5) Education
  • (7) Equality & Social Justice
  • (8) Health
  • (10) Life Skills
Does your organization have volunteer opportunities available for students? * Yes, Grades 9 – 12
List possible volunteer opportunities -or- a link to where they can be found on the web. Facilitating a mini-camp with our shelter clients children. This allows our clients to have a little break in childcare while their kids are participating in a structured activity.

We often need help organizing donations, separating, sorting, moving etc.

Providing staff assistance as they come along.

Volunteer coordinator Karen Grooms
Volunteer coordinator’s email address volunteer@arcshelter.com
Volunteer coordinator’s phone number (513) 490-4334