Shelby County Rape Crisis Center

Agency Mission


Since 1975 the Shelby County Rape Crisis Center (RCC) has been empowering and caring for victims of sexual violence, by providing free and confidential, comprehensive forensic nursing, advocacy and counseling services regardless of whether or not the victim is reporting to law enforcement.

RCC Commitment


If you are a victim of sexual violence, regardless of your law enforcement reporting status, the Shelby County Rape Crisis Center remains committed to caring for and empowering you by providing the services necessary to not only survive but succeed following a sexual assault. Agency staff believe engagement by victims in the initial examination process, and advocacy and counseling follow up activities is critical to their emotional well-being and healing.