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Ohio Shelters/Hotlines by County

  • Ohio Domestic Violence Network
    The Ohio Domestic Violence Network (ODVN) is a statewide coalition of domestic violence programs, supportive agencies and concerned individuals organizing to ensure the elimination of domestic violence by: providing technical assistance, resources, information and training to all who address or are affected by domestic violence; and promoting social and systems change through public policy, public awareness and education initiatives.

  • Shelters/Advocates/Legal Aid/Organizations in Ohio
    Shelters, advocates, and legal aid organizations are all available to help victims of abusive and violent relationships.


    The list below is alphabetical according to county. All phone numbers are current as of May 2010.

    County Shelter/City Phone
    Adams *Reach Out
    Manchester, OH
    800-448-2273
    Allen *Crossroads Crisis Center
    Lima, OH
    877-228-4357
    Allen *Lima Samaritan House
    Lima, OH
    419-222-4663
    Ashland The Domestic Violence Shelter
    Mansfield, OH
    800-931-7233
    Ashland *Rape Crisis Domestic Violence Safe Haven 419-289-8085
    Ashtabula *Homesafe, Inc.
    Ashtabula, OH
    800-952-2873
    Athens *My Sister's Place
    Athens, OH
    800-443-3402
    Auglaize *Auglaize County Crisis Center
    Wapakoneta, OH
    419-738-5511
    Belmont *Women's Tri-County Help Center
    St. Clairsville, OH
    800-695-1639
    Brown *YWCA House of Peace
    Batavia, OH
    513-753-7281
    Butler *YWCA Dove House
    Hamilton, OH
    800-618-6523
    Butler *Angel Place Shelter 877-952-6435
    513-422-4433
    Carroll Alliance Area DV Shelter
    Alliance, OH
    330-823-7223
    Carroll *Caritus House 330-627-5765
    Carroll Domestic Violence Project, Inc.
    Canton, OH
    330-453-7233
    Carroll Harbor House, Inc.
    New Philadelphia, OH
    888-214-3927
    Champaign Project Woman
    Springfield, OH
    800-634-9893
    Clark *Project Woman
    Springfield, OH
    800-634-9893
    Clermont YWCA House of Peace
    Batavia, OH
    513-753-7281
    Clinton Highland County DV Task Force
    Hillsboro, OH
    866-296-5415
    Clinton YWCA House of Peace
    Batavia, OH
    513-753-7281
    Clinton Family Violence Prevention Center of Greene County
    Xenia, OH
    937-372-4552
    Columbiana *Christina's House
    Lisbon, OH
    330-420-0036
    Columbiana Alliance Area DV Shelter
    Alliance, OH<
    330-823-7223
    Coshocton *First Step F.V.I.S.
    Coshocton, OH
    740-622-9533
    Crawford Turning Point
    Marion, OH
    800-232-6505
    Cuyahoga *The Domestic Violence Center
    Cleveland, OH
    216-391-4357
    Cuyahoga East Side Catholic Shelter
    Cleveland, OH
    216-641-8989
    Cuyahoga *West Side Catholic Shelter
    Cleveland, OH
    216-631-4141
    Cuyahoga *Jewish Family Services Association
    Project Chai
    Cleveland, OH
    216-691-7233
    Darke *Shelter from Violence, Inc.
    Greenville, OH
    937-548-2020
    Defiance Center for Child & Family Advocacy
    Napoleon, OH
    800-782-1314
    Defiance *House of Ruth
    Defiance, OH
    800-782-8555
    Delaware CHOICES
    Columbus, OH
    614-224-4663
    Delaware Turning Point
    Marion, OH
    800-232-6505
    Erie Genesis House
    Elyria, OH
    440-244-1853
    Erie *Safe Harbour DV Shelter
    Sandusky, OH
    419-626-2200
    800-953-2207
    Fairfield *The Lighthouse
    Lancaster, OH
    740-687-4423
    Fayette My Sister's House
    Washington Court House, OH
    740-636-9300
    Fayette Project Women
    Springfield, OH
    800-634-9893
    Franklin *CHOICES
    Columbus, OH
    614-224-4663
    Fulton Caldwell Center Domestic Violence Initiative
    James C. Caldwell Community Center
    Toledo, OH 43608
    419-729-4654 ext. 209
    Fax: 419-464-0194
    Fulton Center for Child & Family Advocacy
    Napoleon, OH
    800-782-1314
    Fulton House of Ruth<
    Defiance, OH/TD>
    800-782-8555
    Fulton YWCA Battered Women's Shelter
    Toledo, OH
    419-241-7386
    Gallia *Serenity House, Inc.
    Gallipolis, OH
    800-942-9577
    Geauga *WomenSafe, Inc.
    Chardon, OH
    888-285-5665
    Greene *Family Violence Prevention Center of Greene County
    Xenia, OH
    937-372-4552
    Guernsey *Haven of Hope
    Cambridge, OH
    800-304-4673
    Hamilton *YWCA Battered Women's Shelter
    Cincinnati, OH

    *Rape Crisis & Abuse Center of Hamilton County
    Cincinnati, OH

    800-872-9259
    Hancock First Step
    Fostoria, OH
    800-466-6228
    Hancock *Open Arms
    Findlay, OH
    419-422-4766
    Hardin Crossroads Crisis Center
    Lima, OH
    877-228-4357
    Harrison Women's Tri-County Help Center
    St. Clairsville, OH
    800-695-1639
    Henry Center for Child & Family Advocacy
    Napoleon, OH
    800-782-1314
    Henry House of Ruth
    Defiance, OH
    800-782-8555
    Highland *Highland County DV Task Force
    Hillsboro, OH
    866-296-5415
    Hocking My Sister's Place
    Athens, OH
    800-443-3402
    Holmes Every Woman's House
    Wooster, OH
    800-686-1122
    Huron The Domestic Violence Shelter
    Mansfield, OH
    800-931-7233
    Huron Huron County Victim Assistance Program
    Norwalk, OH
    419-663-3839
    Huron Safe Harbour DV Shelter
    Sandusky, OH
    419-626-2200
    800-953-2207
    Jackson Serenity House, Inc.
    Gallipolis, OH
    800-942-9577
    Jefferson *A.L.I.V.E., Inc.
    Steubenville, OH
    888-611-7233
    Knox *New Directions
    Mt. Vernon, OH
    740-397-4357
    Lake *Forbes House
    Painesville, OH
    440-357-1018
    440-953-9779
    Lawrence *Lawrence County DV Task Force
    Ironton, OH
    888-372-7433
    Licking *Center for New Beginnings
    Newark, OH
    800-686-2760
    740-345-4498
    Logan Crossroads Crisis Center
    Lima, OH
    877-228-4357
    Logan Project Woman
    Springfield, OH
    800-634-9893
    Lorain *Genesis House
    Elyria, OH
    440-244-1853
    Lucas Family and Child Abuse Prevention Center
    Toledo, OH
    419-244-3053
    Lucas Toledo/Lucas County Victim/Witness Assistance Program
    Toledo, OH
    419-882-9000
    Lucas *YWCA Battered Women's Shelter
    Toledo, OH
    419-241-7386
    Madison CHOICES
    Columbus, OH
    614-224-4663
    Madison *A Friend's House
    London, OH
    800-301-1447
    740-852-7761
    Madison Haven House of Pickaway County
    Circleville, OH
    740-477-9113
    Madison Project Women
    Springfield, OH
    800-634-9893
    Mahoning *Sojourner House
    Youngstown, OH
    330-747-4040
    Mahoning Alliance Area DV Shelter 330-823-7223
    Marion *Turning Point
    Marion, OH
    800-232-6505
    Medina *Battered Women's Shelter of Summit & Medina Counties
    Akron, OH
    877-414-1344
    Meigs Serenity House, Inc.
    Gallipolis, OH
    800-942-9577
    Mercer *Family Crisis Network
    Celina, OH
    419-586-1133
    Miami *Family Abuse Shelter of Miami County
    Troy, OH
    937-335-7148
    800-351-7347
    Monroe Women's Tri-County Help Center
    St. Clairsville, OH
    800-695-1639
    Montgomery Artemis Center
    Dayton, OH
    937-222-7233
    Montgomery *YWCA of Dayton Shelter & Housing Services
    Dayton, OH
    937-222-7233
    Morgan Transitions
    Zanesville, OH
    740-454-3213
    Morrow Turning Point
    Marion, OH
    800-232-6505
    Muskingum *Transitions
    Zanesville, OH
    740-454-3213
    Muskingum RESPONSE Victim Assistance Program
    Zanesville, OH
    740-454-6001
    Noble EVE, Inc.
    Marietta, OH
    800-974-3111
    Noble Haven of Hope
    Cambridge, OH
    800-304-4673
    Ottawa Safe Harbour DV Shelter
    Sandusky, OH
    419-626-2200
    800-953-2207
    Ottawa YWCA Battered Women's Shelter
    Toledo, OH
    419-241-7386
    Paulding Center for Child & Family Advocacy
    Napoleon, OH
    800-782-1314
    Paulding House of Ruth
    Defiance, OH
    800-782-8555
    Perry RESPONSE Victim Assistance Program
    Zanesville, OH
    740-454-6001
    Perry Transitions
    Zanesville, OH
    740-454-3213
    Pickaway *Haven House of Pickaway County
    Circleville, OH
    740-477-9113
    Pike *Pike County Partnership Against Domestic Violence
    Waverly, OH
    740-947-2147
    Portage Alliance Area DV Shelter
    Alliance, OH
    330-823-7223
    Portage *Safer Futures
    Kent, OH
    330-673-2500
    Preble *Preble County DV Shelter
    Eaton, OH
    937-456-6891
    Putnam *Crime Victims Services
    Ottawa, OH
    877-274-7471
    Richland *The Domestic Violence Shelter
    Mansfield, OH
    800-931-7233
    Ross *Ross County Coalition Against DV
    Chillicothe, OH
    866-828-2273
    Sandusky First Step
    Fostoria, OH
    800-466-6228
    Scioto *Southern Ohio DV Shelter
    Portsmouth, OH
    740-456-8217
    Seneca *First Step
    Fostoria, OH
    800-466-6228
    Shelby *New Choices
    Sidney, OH
    937-498-7261
    Stark *Alliance Area DV Shelter
    Alliance, OH
    330-823-7223
    Stark *Domestic Violence Project, Inc.
    Canton, OH
    330-453-7233
    Summit *Battered Women's Shelter of Summit & Medina Counties
    Akron, OH
    888-395-4357
    Trumbull *Someplace Safe
    Warren, OH
    330-393-1565
    Tuscarawas *Harbor House, Inc.
    New Philadelphia, OH
    888-214-3927
    Union CHOICES 14-224-4663
    Union Turning Point
    Marion, OH
    800-232-6505
    Van Wert *Crisis Care Line/House of Transition
    Van Wert, OH
    419-238-4357
    Vinton My Sister's Place
    Athens, OH
    800-443-3402
    Vinton *Shepherd's House
    McArthur, OH
    866-596-9271
    Warren *Warren County Abuse & Rape Crisis Shelter
    Lebanon, OH
    888-860-4084
    Washington *EVE, Inc.
    Marietta, OH
    800-974-3111
    Wayne *Every Woman's House
    Wooster, OH
    800-686-1122
    Wayne Wayne County Victim/Witness Assistance
    Wooster, OH
    330-262-2070
    Williams Center for Child & Family Advocacy
    Napoleon, OH
    800-782-1314
    Williams House of Ruth
    Defiance, OH
    800-782-8555
    Wood First Step
    Fostoria, OH
    800-466-6228
    Wood YWCA Battered Women's Shelter
    Toledo, OH
    419-241-7386
    Wood *The Cocoon Shelter
    Bowling Green, OH
    800-472-9411
    Wyandot First Step
    Fostoria, OH
    800-466-6228
    Wyandot Turning Point
    Marion, OH
    800-232-6505





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