ORCC offers the following services:
Ozark Rape Crisis Center (ORCC),
is a private, non-profit organization committed to addressing the serious
problems related to sexual violence. ORCC provides 24-hour crisis intervention
services and emotional support to victims of sexual violence in Boone,
Carroll, Johnson, Marion, Newton and Searcy counties in Arkansas and maintains
full-time offices in Harrison and Clarksville. The mission of ORCC is
1) To provide immediate crisis intervention services and emotional support
to victims of sexual violence and to their loved ones.
2) To increase community awareness and understanding of crimes involving
3) To serve as a catalyst for effective change to improve the response
of the health care, law enforcement and criminal justice systems to sexual
4) To increase awareness in the community of resources and services available
to victims of sexual violence and assure that victims have access to all
of these services.
24-Hour Crisis Hotline
- Trained advocates offer information and emotional support to survivors
of sexual violence and their loved ones.
ALL SERVICES PROVIDED
BY THE OZARK RAPE CRISIS CENTER ARE CONFIDENTIAL AND FREE OF CHARGE.
Victim Advocacy - Advocates will accompany victims to hospitals,
law enforcement agencies, and court proceedings to provide assistance
and support throughout the medical, legal, and criminal justice process.
Information and Referral Services - Follow-up care is available
for all victims of sexual violence, including referral to other service
providers for help in easing the physical and emotional pain of sexual
Support Groups - Support groups are available for survivors of
sexual violence. Separate groups are offered for family members and close
Community Education - The staff of ORCC is available to make presentations
to schools, churches, businesses, and other community organizations on
issues related to sexual violence awareness and prevention. In service
training for area professionals is also available.