Durham Rape Crisis Centre
The Durham Rape Crisis Centre is a feminist organization that believes in the equality of all people regardless of race, class, sexual orientation, or gender.
We are committed to taking an active role in our community to end all forms of violence against women and children.
As a sexual assault centre, we work with and provide support services to recent as well as historical survivors of sexual assault, sexual harassment, and childhood sexual abuse and their families.
Download our bilingual brochure below for more information about our available support services, or read more about us.
Through grant funding generously provided by the Ajax Partnership Fund, the Durham Rape Crisis Centre has partnered with Enimsay to offer our community self-care kits for purchase! These handcrafted kits include a soy wax candle, two bars of soap, a journal, and a pen. With the purchase of these kits, 25% of the proceeds will go to the DRCC to support our programming.
Kits can be purchased on the Enimsay website. For shipping addresses in Oshawa or Markham, enter code DRCCShipping2023 at checkout for free shipping.
Our Website is Available in French! / Notre site Web est disponible en français !
*(EN) To access our website in French, click on the “Select Language” box above the blue menu bar, then select “French”. Please note that your language preferences will be saved while browsing different pages on our website, meaning that you do not have to keep changing them. The video below explains how to navigate our website in French, and more about the French services we provide.
*(FR) Pour accéder à notre site Web en français, cliquez sur la case « Sélectionner la langue » au-dessus de la barre de menu bleue, puis sélectionnez « Français ». Veuillez noter que vos préférences linguistiques seront enregistrées lors de la navigation sur différentes pages de notre site Web, ce qui signifie que vous n’aurez pas à les modifier en permanence. La vidéo ci-dessous explique comment naviguer sur notre site Web en français et en savoir plus sur les services en français que nous fournissons.
The Durham Rape Crisis Centre is honoured to be a Finalist for the CharityVillage Awards in the category: Best Nonprofit Employer Workplace for Mental Health (Under 20 Staff)!
2021/2022 Victim Services Awards of Distinction
The Durham Rape Crisis Centre is a proud recipient of the Ontario Ministry of the Attorney General’s Victim Services Awards of Distinction!
The Attorney General’s Victim Services Awards of Distinction (VSAD) recognizes the dedication and achievements of professionals, organizations and volunteers working to support people who have experienced victimization due to crime and raise awareness of victims’ issues in Ontario.
Read the Ontario Newsroom release here!
Remote Service Delivery
Read more about how our centre has pivoted from in-person to remote service delivery for the health and safety of all clients: