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 Resources

Additional community resources, services, and information.

Franklin County Children Services Child Abuse Hotline
24/7 Hotline: 614-229-7000
https://childrenservices.franklincountyohio.gov/abuse-and-neglect/

LSS CHOICES for Victims of Domestic Violence
24/7 Crisis Line: 614-224-4663
https://lssnetworkofhope.org/choices

Mental Health Crisis Hotline – Franklin County
Netcare: 614-276-2776 (for adults 18+)
Nationwide Children’s Hospital: 614-722-1800 (youth 17 and under)

Huckleberry House Crisis Hotline
614-294-5553

Emergency Shelter and Homeless Hotline
1-888-474-3587

Central Ohio Food Kitchens and Pantries
614-341-2282

StepOne: Central Ohio Pregnancy and Prenatal Care Hotline
614-721-0009

Mom-to-Mom Support Line
614-315-8989

National Domestic Violence Hotline
24/7 Hotline: 1-800-799-7233
Live Chat: https://www.thehotline.org/help/

Loveisrespect National Teen Dating Abuse Hotline
24/7 Hotline: 1-866-331-9474
Text “loveis” to 22522
Live Chat: https://www.loveisrespect.org/

National Child Abuse Hotline
24/7 Hotline: 1-800-4-A-CHILD (800-422-4453)
https://www.childhelp.org/hotline/

Eldercare Locator Help Line (to report elder abuse or neglect)
1-800-677-1116
https://ncea.acl.gov/Suspect-Abuse/Reporting-Abuse.aspx

Emergency Shelter and Homeless Hotline
1-888-474-3587

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
24/7 Hotline: 1-800-273-8255
Live Chat: https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/chat/

Crisis Text Line
Text from anywhere in the U.S. to chat with a trained crisis counselor
Text “HOME” to 741741
https://www.crisistextline.org/

STAR (Stress, Trauma and Resilience)
A safe and open space for survivors of crime and/or violence to talk about common experiences to enhance coping skills. Open to adults 18+, no registration necessary.
Wednesday evenings, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
StarTraumaRecoveryCenter@osumc.edu
614-293-STAR (7827)

Mental Health America of Franklin County
Offers a variety of peer support groups, including support for those suffering from depression, anxiety, bipolar, obsessive compulsive disorder and schizophrenia. Additionally, MHAFC offers groups for families and focused on maternal mental health.
http://mhafc.org/get-help/support-groups/

Healthy Relationships Group
Support group for adult victims/survivors of intimate partner violence, domestic violence or family violence. Screening required to attend to ensure group is appropriate for attendees.
614-722-8293

Mount Carmel Crime and Trauma Assistance Program (CTAP)
Provides free trauma individual and group counseling and support. 2019 groups include DBT skills, Trauma Recovery Group and Trauma-Informed Yoga.
614-234-5900
https://www.mountcarmelhealth.com/about-us/community-benefit/outreach-programs/crime-and-trauma-assistance-program-ctap

LSS CHOICES Peer Support Groups
Facilitator-led peer support groups provide a safe space for survivors of domestic violence to gain insight as well as support. For group schedules and locations, please call the 24/7 hotline at:
614-224-4663

CAP4Kids
The Children’s Advocacy Project, better known as CAP4Kids, helps Ohio residents find community agencies and resources to improve the lives of children and families. The CAP4Kids mission is to help bridge the gap between local, quality social service agencies and the families that need their help the most. The CAP4Kids website is updated weekly and contains timely information, on everything from job programs for youth and teens, summer camps, fitness programs, mentoring resources, summer safety, teen dating safety and more. Each page be easily translated into several different languages.
http://cap4kids.org/columbus/

Franklin County Children Services
The Franklin County Children Services Resource Guide is a valuable directory of services for our families, social workers and community partners. This guide serves as one of many avenues the agency has implemented to demonstrate commitment to protecting children by strengthening families.
Download the 2019 Resource Guide

The Center for Family Safety and Healing
Counseling and advocacy services for children and families experiencing abuse/domestic violence
614-722-8200
www.familysafetyandhealing.org

Columbus City Prosecutor’s Office Domestic Violence and Stalking Unit
614-645-6232
http://www.columbuscityattorney.org/DV.aspx

Buckeye Region Anti-Violence Organization (BRAVO)
Services, support and advocacy for LGBTQIA
614-294-7867
www.bravo-ohio.org

Adult Protective Services in Ohio
County Agency Directory: http://jfs.ohio.gov/county/County_Directory.pdf

Capital University Family Advocacy Clinic
Legal representation for victims of domestic violence (includes child custody)
614-236-6779
http://law.capital.edu/Family_Advocacy_Clinic

Capital University Family Advocacy Clinic
Services victims of family violence. Comprised of the Civil Protection Unit (CPU) and the Child Custody Unit (CCU). This clinic provides free legal representation for those who cannot afford attorneys.
614-236-6779
https://law.capital.edu/Family_Advocacy_Clinic/

Columbus Legal Aid
Income-based representation in CPOs and divorce/custody where domestic violence is involved
1-888-246-4418
https://www.columbuslegalaid.org/ 

Ohio Legal Aid
Find the legal aid office that covers your county here. All Ohio counties have legal aid coverage.
1-866-529-6446
http://ohiolegalhelp.org/

Ohio Domestic Violence Network (ODVN)
Supports and strengthens Ohio’s response to domestic violence through training, public awareness and technical assistance.  Also promotes social change through the implementation of public policy.
800-934-9840
Self-Help Legal Manual: http://www.odvn.org/Info-for-survivors/SelfHelpLegalManual2016RevisedFinal_Destinations.pdf 

Ohio Crime Victim Justice Center
Provides education to crime victims, and representation of victims in criminal court whose rights are being violated.
614-848-8500
Request for Assistance Online Form: https://www.ocvjc.org/request-for-assistance
Victim’s Rights Toolkit: https://victimsrightstoolkit.org/ 

Civil Protection Order Help Desk (Franklin County)
The Help Desk will assist anyone without an attorney in completing the paperwork about the CPO process. Located on the 6th floor of the Franklin County, Ohio Domestic Relations Court.

Operation Legal Help Ohio
Connects low-income military personnel and veterans with volunteer lawyers for free representation in landlord/tenant cases, evictions, credit card debt cases, employment, uncontested divorces, will and VA benefits disputes.
1-877-759-6182
http://www.olhohio.org/ 

COHHIO Housing Information Line
Supports Ohio residents and organizations seeking guidance on landlord-tenant law, the Fair Housing Act, tenant organization and affordable housing preservation.
1-888-485-7999
http://cohhio.org/housing-information/ 

Uniform Domestic Relations Forms
All courts in Ohio must accept these forms (divorce, custody, child support, contempt, grandparent’s power of attorney, caretaker authorization). Available in multiple languages.
https://www.sconet.state.oh.us/JCS/CFC/DRForms/

ProSeniors
Statewide organization providing a Legal Hotline for residents of Ohio age 60 and over, regardless of income or resources.
1-800-488-6070
https://www.proseniors.org/ 

Ohio Attorney General’s Office
If you are the victim of a scam, complete the online consumer complaint form.
https://www.ohioattorneygeneral.gov/About-AG/Contact/Report-A-Scam

Community Mediation Services of Central Ohio
Offers free and sliding scale mediation in disputes between individuals, families, landlords and tenants, employers and employees.
614-228-7191 (free consultation)
https://communitymediation.com/ 

CAIR Columbus
Free legal representation for the Central Ohio Muslim community, including issues with: school and employment discrimination, public accommodation, racial profiling, immigration applications (refugee, asylum, TPS), immigration delay legislation.
614-451-3232
https://www.cair-columbus.com/home-page-version-6/request-legal-help/ 

Community Refugee and Immigration Services (CRIS)
Legal advice/representation to those with immigration issues. Intake is on a first come, first served basis and only 13 people will be seen each Tuesday and Thursday. 1925 E. Dublin-Granville Rd. Suite 102 Columbus, OH 43229
614-235-5747
http://www.cris-ohio.org/ 

Equality Ohio Legal Clinic
Educates and advocates on behalf of LGBTQ Ohioans under 300% of the federal poverty level.
855-LGBT-LAW (855-542-8529)
https://www.equalityohio.org/legal-clinic/

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