A Gift of $20 to the Crisis Center Provides: 
25 items to help restock the Crisis Center food pantry. 

A Gift of $300 to the Crisis Center Provides:
Three trauma therapy sessions for a child.

Women find Help, Hope, and Healing at
the Crisis Center
By Sunny Hall, Vice President of Client Services

Over the last 50 years, American women have come far in securing basic rights and independence. We certainly have the right to pursue higher education, travel the world, access appropriate medical care and in the context of that medical care, make decisions necessary to our health.  Women hold positions of authority in corporate and government settings and in more and more households, are the primary breadwinner for the family....  (READ MORE)

Sarah Faces the Tragedy of Suicide

Sarah had reached a place in her life where she was truly content. In her mid-fifties, she and her fiancé Jim, were deeply in love. Over 11 years, they had built a happy life together. Sarah called Jim "the man of my dreams" and was looking forward to spending the rest of her life with him....  (READ MORE)

Donor Profile: Linda Miller

"Having sustainable income is crucial to the Crisis Center. It's helpful to know that the income is going to be there year after year. I know these funds are going to help sexual assault and child abuse victims, and that the services will be provided in an efficient manner.".....   (READ MORE)
KidsatTheCrisisCenter- MORE GOOD NEWS! -

Circle of Caring...easy, breezy giving!
August 1st kicked off the 30-day campaign to recruit 100 founding Circle of Caring members. Consider becoming a member today! A small monthly donation could make a big difference in the life of a child who needs counseling, but whose family cannot afford it. 

This is just one example of how joining Circle of Caring will help improve the lives of thousands of people.  Circle of Caring funds will also be utilized for other services, including suicide prevention, sexual assault services, and family financial stabilization & education....  (READ MORE) 
Women In Action: Empowered to Make a Difference  

Women in Action is a philanthropic group of extraordinary & passionate women who have come together in support of the mission of the Crisis Center. During four educational luncheons each year, Women in Action members learn about tough issues facing our community and action steps that can be taken to help....  (READ MORE)

Clearwater Detective Receives Charlie Hounchell Community Advocate Award

Detective McBride with Sexual
Assault Services Team Members

On July 31st, the 2014 Charlie Hounchell Community Advocate Award was presented to Detective James McBride of the Clearwater Police Department. Detective McBride heads the Clearwater/Tampa Bay Area Task Force on Human Trafficking (CATFHT).  He received the award for his leadership in fighting human trafficking, specifically human sex trafficking.
...  (READ MORE)
Corporate Partner Profile: Verizon Foundation

The Verizon Foundation is a proud supporter of the Crisis Center of Tampa Bay in its education and outreach activities.  The Verizon Foundation is a Crisis Center Corporate Partner and recent funding has sponsored programs such as "Take Back the Night" and "Men Stopping Violence Against Women" . Thank you to the Verizon Foundation for their outstanding support of the Crisis Center!


Coming Up...

Hope Starts With Us Tours 

Tuesday, August 19th (12pm-1pm)
Thursday, September 11th (12pm-1pm)
Crisis Center of Tampa Bay, One Crisis Center Plaza, Tampa, FL 33613


The Crisis Center of Tampa Bay offers tours for people to learn more about the services we provide to the Tampa Bay community. See firsthand the difference we are making. Join us for a one-hour lunch and tour where you will meet with our President and CEO, along with a board member, key staff and other interested community members.     


For more information and to register, click HERE  



World Suicide Prevention Day

Wednesday, September 10
Carrollwood Cultural Center
4537 Lowell Road Tampa, FL 33618
6:30pm -8:00pm

Organized by the Tampa Bay Suicide Prevention Task Force. For adults and youth over 13 interested in making a lifesaving difference and discovering healthy practices for promoting hope. Planned activities include Spoken Word Dramatic Presentations, Coping Techniques, and Hands-on Art Activities.

For more information, Click
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