News, Events, Etc

The SAAFE Center (Wood County’s rape crisis center) is celebrating its 25th anniversary on Oct. 1 at Grounds for Thought, 174 S. Main St., Bowling Green. This event is being held to celebrate the milestone as well as spread awareness of the SAAFE Center services.
Please stop by between 8 am and 8 pm and chat with staff and volunteers, view the display explaining the services the SAAFE Center has provided over the years, and be entered into a drawing for prizes. Keep checking the website for more details.
Any questions, please email


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Get Help

Local Hotline:
(419) 352-1545
Available 24/7

National Sexual Assault Hotline:
(800) 656-HOPE

Online Hotline

The SAAFE Center
Bowling Green, Ohio 43402.

BGSU On Campus Office
Located in Room 355 BGSU Psychology Building
Our On Campus Office is always open with free written materials and during the University’s school year is staffed by advocates during designated office hours.

Monday 1:30pm - 2:20pm
Tuesday 10:00am - 11:00am
Wednesday 1pm - 2pm
Thursday 3pm - 4pm
Friday 1:30p-2:20pm

To contact a victim advocate, please call The Link crisis hotline at (419) 352-1545 and ask for a SAAFE advocate.
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