Umbrella Project to Support Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Posted on March 10, 2021

Lima, OH (March 8, 2021) Crime Victim Services’ Day One program is bringing “The Umbrella Project” to Changing Seasons’ Creative Recovery peer group on Tuesday, March 16th at 2 p.m. at 529 South Elizabeth Street in the lower level.

Changing Seasons, a program of Coleman Professional Services, is a drop-in day center for members of the Lima Community. The Umbrella Project participants will create a piece of art in support of Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). All supplies will be provided. Social distancing guidelines will be followed and masks are required for those in attendance. The resulting artwork will be displayed at the Lima Mall the first two weeks of April in support of SAAM.

In addition to this special art retreat at Changing Seasons, the Day One team will provide two other retreat days. March 10th and March 25th both 6:00 pm to 8 pm. For these dates, participants have the option of joining Day One in person or via Zoom. For more information or to reserve your spot for one of these dates please email Pamela at

Crime Victim Services is a United Way funded victim support program that began serving Allen County in 1980 and was the second Victim Offender Mediation Program in the United States, expanding to comprehensive victim services in 1985. Crime Victim Services’ mission is to help victims prevail over the trauma of their victimization by assisting and advocating for safety, healing, justice and restitution.

Coleman Professional Services is a nationally recognized nonprofit provider of mental health, substance use, residential and rehabilitation services. Coleman has served Allen, Auglaize, and Hardin Counties since 2011 and also serves nineteen other Ohio counties.

The company’s vision is to foster recovery by providing access to services without scheduling delays; to build independence by providing permanent housing for people with behavioral health challenges and to change destinies by assisting people with disabilities obtain employment, reducing their dependency on entitlements.

For more information about Coleman, visit

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