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  • 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 city. All phone numbers are current as of April 2000.


    A

    Battered Women's Shelter
    P.O. Box 9074
    Akron Ohio 44303
    Business Phone: 888-395-HELP (888-395-4357)
    Hotline: 888-395-HELP (888-395-4357)

    Alliance Area Domestic Violence Shelter
    P.O. Box 3622
    Alliance Ohio 44601
    Business Phone: 330-823-7223
    Hotline: 330-823-7223

    Homesafe
    P.O. Box 702
    Ashtabula Ohio 44004
    Business Phone: 440-998-2100
    Hotline: 888-492-SAFE (888-492-7233)

    My Sister's Place
    P.O. Box 1158
    Athens, Ohio 45701
    Business Phone: 740-594-8337
    Hotline: 740-593-3402
    Toll Free: 800-443-3402


    B

    House of Peace
    Batavia, Ohio 45103
    Toll Free: 800-540-4764

    Jewish Family Service Association
    Beachwood, Ohio 44122
    Business Phone: 216-292-3999
    Hotline: 216-371-2600

    The Center for the Prevention of Domestic Violence
    Beachwood, Ohio 44122
    Business Phone: 216-831-5440
    Hotline: 216-391-HELP (216-391-4357)

    Logan Council Against Domestic Violence
    Bellefontaine, Ohio 43311


    C

    HAVEN of Hope
    Cambridge, Ohio 43725-2324
    Business Phone: 740-432-6608
    Hotline: 740-432-3542
    Toll Free: (800)304-HOPE (800-304-4673)

    Domestic Violence Project Inc.
    P.O. Box 9432
    Canton, Ohio 44711
    Business Phone: 330-453-SAFE (330-453-7233)
    Hotline: 330-453-SAFE (330-453-7233)

    Family Crisis Network
    P.O. Box 632
    Celina, Ohio 45822
    Business Phone: 419-586-1133
    Hotline: 419-586-1133

    WomenSafe, Inc.
    P.O. 656
    Chardon, Ohio 44024
    Business Phone: 440-285-2222
    Hotline: 440-564-9555

    Ross County Coalition Against Domestic Violence
    P.O. Box 1727
    Chillicothe, Ohio 45601
    Business Phone: 740-775-5396
    Hotline: 740-773-4357

    Women Helping Women, Inc.
    Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
    Business Phone: 513-977-5541
    Hotline: 513-872-9259
    Toll-Free: 888-872-9259
    TTY: 513-977-5545

    YWCA - Alice Paul House
    Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
    Business Phone: 513-961-2604
    Hotline: 513-872-9259

    YWCA of Greater Cincinnati
    Cincinnati, OH
    Phone: 888-872-9259

    East Sid Catholic Shelter
    P.O. Box 20177
    Cleveland, Ohio 44120
    Business Phone: 216-641-8989
    Hotline: 216-641-8989

    Templum House
    P.O. Box 5466
    Cleveland, Ohio 44101
    Business Phone: 216-651-8484
    Hotline: 216-631-2275

    Women Together
    P.O. Box 03541
    Cleveland, Ohio 44103
    Business Phone: 216-391-4357
    Hotline: 216-391-4357

    Action Ohio Coalition For Battered Women
    P.O. Box 15673
    Columbus Ohio 43215
    Business Phone: 614-221-1255
    Toll Free:(800)934-9840

    Battered Women Survivors
    P.O. Box 247674
    Columbus, Ohio 43224

    CHOICES for Victims Domestic Violence
    P.O. Box 06157
    Columbus, Ohio 43206
    Business Phone: 614-258-6080
    Hotline: 614-224-4663

    Decision Center, Inc.
    P.O. Box 328943
    Columbus, Ohio 43232

    Ohio Domestic Violence Network
    Columbus Ohio 43214
    Business Phone: 614-784-0023

    Sounding Board Counseling Center
    P.O. Box 091137
    Columbus, Ohio 43209
    Appointments: 614-231-1164
    Counseling Line: 614-231-1151
    DMV Information Line: 1-800-829-1122


    D

    Artemis House, Inc. D.V. Resource Center
    Dayton, Ohio 45402
    Business Phone: 937-461-4357
    Hotline: 937-461-4357

    YWCA Battered Woman Project
    Dayton, Ohio 45402
    Business Phone: 937-461-5550
    Hotline: 937-222-7233

    Northwestern Ohio Crisis Line Inc.
    P.O. Box 13
    Defiance, Ohio 43512
    Business Phone: 419-782-1314
    Hotline: 419-782-1100


    E

    Preble County Counseling
    Eaton, Ohio 45320
    Business Phone: 937-456-5939
    Hotline: 937-456-5939

    Genesis House c/o Center for Children and Youth
    Elyria, Ohio 44035
    Business Phone: 440-324-6113
    Hotline: 440-324-6113


    F

    Open Arms Domestic Violence Shelter
    P.O. Box 496
    Findlay, Ohio 45840
    Business Phone: 419-422-4766
    Hotline: 419-422-4766

    First Step
    P.O. Box 1103
    Fostoria, Ohio 44830
    Business Phone: 419-435-7300
    Hotline: 419-435-7300
    Toll Free: (800)466-6228


    G

    Serenity House
    P.O. Box 454
    Gallipolis, Ohio 45631
    Business Phone: 740-446-6752
    Hotline: 740-446-5554

    Shelter From Violence
    P.O. Box 988
    Greenville, Ohio 45331
    Business Phone: 937-548-2020
    Hotline: 937-548-2020


    H

    YWCA Protective Shelter for Battered Persons
    Hamilton, Ohio 45011
    Business Phone: 513-863-4762
    Hotline: 513-863-7099

    Highland County Domestic Violence Task Force
    P.O. Box 527
    Hillsboro, Ohio 45133
    Business Phone: 937-393-8118
    Hotline: 937-393-9904
    Toll Free: (800)339-5066


    I

    Laurence County Domestic Violence Task Force
    P.O. Box 3111
    Ironton Ohio 45638
    Business Phone: 740-532-7111
    Hotline: 740-532-7111
    Toll Free 1-888-372-7433


    K

    Safer Futures
    Kent, Ohio 44240
    Business Phone: 330-678-3911
    Hotline: 330-678-4357


    L

    The Lighthouse
    P.O. Box 215
    Lancaster, Ohio 43130
    Business Phone: 740-687-4423
    Hotline: 740-687-4423

    Warren County Family Abuse Shelter, Inc.
    Lebanon, Ohio 45036
    Business Phone: 513-933-2226
    Hotline: 513-933-1107
    Toll Free: (800)932-3366

    Crossroads Crisis Center
    P.O. Box 643
    Lima, Ohio 45802
    Phone: 877-228-4357

    S.A.V.E.
    P.O. Box 415
    Lisbon, Ohio 44432
    Business Phone: 330-424-7774
    Hotline: 330-424-7774

    A Friend's House
    PO Box 673
    London, Ohio 43140
    Business/Crisis lines: (740)852-7761 / 1-800-301-1447
    Fax: (740)852-7763


    M

    The Shelter
    Manchester, Ohio 45144

    The Domestic Violence Shelter, Inc.
    P.O. Box 1524
    Mansfield, Ohio 44901
    Business Phone: 419-774-5840
    Toll Free: (800)931-SAFE (800-931-7233)

    Eve, Inc.
    P.O. Box 122
    Marietta, Ohio 45750
    Business Phone: 740-374-5820
    Hotline: 740-374-5819

    Turning Point - Concerned Citizens Against Violence Against Women, Inc.
    P.O. Box 822
    Marion, Ohio 43301
    Business Phone: 740-382-9192
    Hotline: 740-382-8988
    Toll Free: (800)232-6505

    Shepherd's House Inc.
    P.O. Box 550
    McArthur, Ohio 45651
    (740)596-9271

    New Directions
    P.O. Box 453
    Mt. Vernon, Ohio 43050
    Business Phone: 740-397-4357
    Hotline: 740-397-4357


    N

    Harbor House, Inc.
    Monroe Mall
    P.O. Box 435
    New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663
    Business Phone: 330-343-2778
    Hotline: 330-364-1374

    New Beginnings, Family Counseling Services
    Newark, Ohio 43055
    Business Phone: 740-349-8719
    Hotline: 740-345-4498


    O

    Putnam Family Crisis- Disaster Center
    P.O. Box 453
    Ottawa, Ohio 45875
    Business Phone: 419-523-1111
    Hotline: 419-523-1111


    P

    Shelter
    P.O. Box 702
    Painesville, Ohio 44077
    Business Phone: 440-357-7321
    Hotline: 440-953-9779
    Toll Free: 440-357-1018

    Domestic Violence Program
    Wood County Mental Health Center
    Perryburg, Ohio 43551
    Business Phone: 419-874-1902

    Southern Ohio Task Force On Domestic Violence
    P.O. Box 754
    Portsmouth, Ohio 45662
    Business Phone: 740-456-8217
    Hotline: 740-354-1010


    S

    Women's Tri-County Help Center Inc.
    P.O. Box 494
    Saint Clairsville, Ohio 43950
    Business Phone: 740-695-5441
    Hotline: 740-695-1639
    Toll Free: (800) 695-1639

    Safe Harbour Domestic Violence Shelter, Inc.
    P.O. Box 2616
    Sandusky, Ohio
    Business Phone: 419-626-2200
    Hotline: 419-626-2200
    Toll Free: (800)953-2207

    New Choices
    Sidney, Ohio 45365
    Business Phone: 937-498-4981
    Hotline: 937-498-4981

    Project Woman
    Springfield, Ohio 45505
    Business Phone: 937-325-3707
    Toll Free: (800)634-9893

    A.L.I.V.E., Inc.
    P.O. Box 866
    Steubenville, Ohio 43952
    Business Phone: 740-283-3528
    Hotline: 740-283-3444


    T

    Family & Child Abuse Prevention Center
    Toledo, Ohio 43604
    Business Phone: 419-244-3053

    YWCA
    Toledo, Ohio 43624
    Business Phone: 419-241-3235
    Hotline: 419-241-7386

    Family Abuse Shelter of Miami County, Inc.
    Troy, Ohio 45373
    Business Phone: 937-339-6761
    Hotline: 937-335-7148


    V

    Crisis Care Line
    P.O. Box 266
    Van Wert, Ohio 45891
    Business Phone: 419-238-0784
    Hotline: 419-238-4357


    W

    Auglaize County Crisis Center
    Wapakaneta, Ohio 45895
    Business Phone: 419-738-5511
    Hotline: 419-738-5511

    Someplace Safe
    P.O. Box 282
    Warren, Ohio 44482
    Business Phone: 330-393-3003
    Hotline: 330-393-1565

    SVC/Asst Victims of Spouse Abuse
    Waverly, Ohio 45690

    Every Woman's House
    Wooster, Ohio 44691
    Business Phone: 330-263-6021
    Hotline: 330-263-1020
    Toll Free: (800)686-1122


    X

    Greene County Domestic Violence Project
    P.O. Box 271
    Xenia, Ohio 45385
    Business Phone: 937-372-9983
    Hotline: 937-372-4552
    Toll Free: 937-426-2334


    Y

    Battered Person's Crisis Center
    Youngstown, Ohio 44503
    Business Phone: 330-746-6361

    Sojourner House
    P.O. Box 5694
    Youngstown, Ohio 44504


    Z

    RESPONSE Victim Assistance Program
    Zanesville, OH
    Phone: 740-454-6001

    Transitions
    P.O. Box 226
    Zanesville, Ohio 43702
    Business Phone: 740-454-3214
    Hotline: 740-454-3213




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