SANE-UnitMany hospitals in Cuyahoga County have SANE Units – specially designated areas that provide quality medical care and forensic evidence collection for sexual assault patients.

They are staffed by SANE nurses (Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners), experienced RNs with intensive classroom education, extensive clinical experience, and expertise in sexual assault evaluation and forensic evidence collection.

Cleveland Rape Crisis Center Advocates are available to support survivors of rape and sexual abuse in local emergency rooms. Learn more about our Hospital Support services.

The following hospitals have SANE nurses available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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Fairview Hospital
18101 Lorain Road
Cleveland, OH 44111
(216) 476-7080
(Sees adult and pediatric patients)

Hillcrest Hospital
6780 Mayfield Road, North Campus
Mayfield Heights, OH 44124
(440) 312-7890
(Sees adult and pediatric patients)

MetroHealth
2500 MetroHealth Drive
Cleveland, OH 44109
(216) 778-7800

University Hospitals
11100 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44106
(216) 844-3722

Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital
11100 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44106
(216) 844-3911
(Sees pediatric patients)

Southwest General
18697 Bagley Road
Middleburg Heights, OH 44130
(440) 816-8888