Our goal is clear – we must break the cycle of family violence. And restore hope.
For those impacted by family violence, the path to healing can be a difficult one.

But healing is possible if you have the right people by your side. With the resources we have available, the many short and long-term effects of family violence, both personal and global, can be overcome. In fact, many people are on that path to healing right now.

The goal of everything we do is to break the cycle. And to restore hope.  Our multidisciplinary team of experts is here to provide each person the personalized care they need, while working to eliminate the damage that these heinous acts cost society as a whole. Here, we focus on all aspects of family violence, beyond prevention and intervention:

  • We treat victims.
  • We advocate for change.
  • We conduct research.

Appointment of Lynn Rosenthal as President


COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Center for Family Safety and Healing (TCFSH) at Nationwide Children’s Hospital has announced the appointment of Lynn Rosenthal as President, effective March 25. Rosenthal, a nationally known champion for the prevention of family violence, has served as the director, Violence Against Women Initiatives for the Biden Foundation since 2017, where she advanced the Foundation’s programs to create cultural change towards ending domestic violence and sexual assault. 

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Private Violence Screening

Donated items can be delivered to The Center for Family Safety and Healing 655 East Livingston Ave., Columbus, OH 43205.  Your contributions will make a difference in the lives of survivors and their families in central Ohio.  Click here to see a list of needed items.


Private Violence Screening

Attendees will have the opportunity to meet Kit Gruelle, Producer of Private Violence; survivor of domestic violence and advocate, featured in the film. This free event is open to the public, but seating is limited. Registration is required. Light refreshments will be served.  Click here to register by October 2.


A Community Conversation For Change

Through this moderated discussion, we will explore the scope and effects of domestic violence on our communities and the importance of survivor-centered advocacy. Speakers will also discuss evidence-based practices for preventing domestic violence homicides and strategies to work with diverse communities. Seating is limited. Click here to RSVP by September 25.


2018 Annual Report

View the 2018 Annual Report for The Center for family Safety and Healing


Where's The Line?

For confidential answers and advice visit WheresTheLine.info. 


Schedule a no-cost, customized training for your organization.
See details about our Community Training Programs.

After a sometimes difficult visit to the Child Assessment Center,
a patient is able to choose a fuzzy friend to take home.
Please help us keep Abigail's Corner supplied with stuffed animals.
Call (614) 722-8200 for more information.

Thank you for your generous donations of toys, clothing and other
items from our 
wish list!

The Center for Family Safety and Healing
655 East Livingston Avenue, Columbus, OH 43205
(614) 722-8200