Resources

For non-emergency reports - Columbus Police Department 614-645-4545
For non-emergency reports - Franklin County Sheriff's Department 614-525-3333
To find your local law enforcement, click here.

Learn more about The Center for Family Safety and Healing

Additional community resources can be found on our resource cards, found below:

Printable resource card in English
Printable resource card in Somali
Printable resouce card in Spanish

The Center for Family Safety and Healing (TCFSH) provides printed resource materials at no cost. We believe that these resources are important to help break the cycle of family violence. To process your request:

1. Fill out the order form on the link below and press submit
2. You will receive a confirmation within 7 business days of your submission
3. We maintain a limited stock. Order shipping is contingent upon our stock

Printed resource materials order form

For question or concerns, please contact a TCFSH representative, directly,
at 614-722-5911.

Child Abuse and Neglect

Darkness to Light
For information and resources about child sexual abuse, click here.

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

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

National Childhood Traumatic Stress Network
www.nctsn.org/

Public Children Services Association of Ohio
Franklin County office
614-224-5802 (8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. M-F)
855-642-4453 (24/7 Ohio reporting line)
For a directory of child protective services agencies in Ohio, click here.

The Center for Family Safety and Healing Child Assessment Center
614-722-8200 (8 a.m. – 5 p.m. M-F)
www.familysafetyandhealing.org

Teen Dating Abuse

Buckeye Region Anti-Violence Organization (BRAVO)
Services, support and advocacy for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning and Intersex communities
614-294-7867 (9 a.m. – 4 p.m. M-F)
866-862-7286 (9 a.m. – 4 p.m. M-F/6 p.m. – 10 p.m. Su–Th)
www.bravo-ohio.org

Break the Cycle
www.breakthecycle.org

CHOICES for Victims of Domestic Violence (Franklin County)
614-224-4663
24/7 crisis line
www.choicescolumbus.org

Circle of 6
www.circleof6app.com/

Columbus City Prosecutor's Office (Franklin County) Domestic Violence and Stalking Unit
614-645-6232
http://www.columbuscityattorney.org/prosecution-DV.aspx

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

Kaleidoscope Youth Center (LGBTQI center for youth and their allies)
614-294-5437 (4 p.m. – 7 p.m. M-Th/4 p.m. – 8 p.m. F)
www.kycohio.org

LoveIsRespect National Teen Dating Abuse Hotline
866-331-9474
24/7 hotline
Text "loveis" to 22522
Chat at www.loveisrespect.org

Public Children Services Association of Ohio
Franklin County office
614-224-5802
For a directory of child protective services agencies in Ohio, click here.

That's Not Cool
www.thatsnotcool.com

Domestic Violence

Buckeye Region Anti-Violence Organization (BRAVO)
Services, support and advocacy for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning and Intersex communities
614-294-7867 (9 a.m. – 4 p.m. M-F)
866-862-7286 (9 a.m. – 4 p.m. M-F/6 p.m. –10 p.m. Su–Th)
www.bravo-ohio.org

Capital University Family Advocacy Clinic
614-236-6779
http://law.capital.edu/Family_Advocacy_Clinic/

CHOICES for Victims of Domestic Violence (Franklin County)
614-224-4663
24/7 crisis line
www.choicescolumbus.org

Columbus City Prosecutor's Office (Franklin County) Domestic Violence and Stalking Unit
614-645-6232
http://www.columbuscityattorney.org/prosecution-DV.aspx

Franklin County Prosecutor's Office
614-525-3555
https://prosecutor.franklincountyohio.gov/

Franklin County Board of Developmental Disabilities
For suspected cases of abuse in adults who are developmentally delayed, concerns can be reported to the Franklin County Board of Developmental Disabilities.
614-464-2743
24/7 emergency telephone number
www.fcbdd.org

National Domestic Violence Hotline
800-799-SAFE (7233)
24/7 crisis line
www.thehotline.org

Ohio Domestic Violence Network
Obtain services and phone numbers for local domestic violence shelters in counties located in Ohio
800-934-9840
www.odvn.org

The Center for Family Safety and Healing - Get Help Now for Domestic Violence
614-722-8200 (8 a.m. – 5 p.m. M-F)
www.familysafetyandhealing.org

Elder Care

Adult Protective Services in Franklin County
614-525-4348 (9 a.m. – 5 p.m. M-F)
All calls are confidential
http://www.officeonaging.org/aps/default.aspx

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

Franklin County Board of Developmental Disabilities
For suspected cases of abuse in adults who are developmentally delayed, concerns can be reported to the Franklin County Board of Developmental Disabilities.
614-464-2743
24/7 emergency telephone number
www.fcbdd.org

Franklin County Office on Aging
Resources for seniors and caregivers of seniors
614-525-5230 (8 a.m. – 5 p.m. M-F)
www.officeonaging.org

Ohio Department of Aging Long-Term Care Ombudsman
To report abuse and neglect, call 800-536-5891
http://aging.ohio.gov/Ombudsman

Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities
To report abuse and neglect, call 800-617-6733 (8 a.m. – 5 p.m. M-F)
To report fraud, call 614-466-6670
https://doddportal.dodd.ohio.gov/Pages/default.aspx

US Health Human Services National Eldercare Locator
800-677-1116
http://www.eldercare.gov/Eldercare.NET/Public/Index.aspx

Mandated Reporter

Adult Protective Services in Franklin County
614-525-4348 (9 a.m.– 5 p.m. M-F)
All calls are confidential
http://www.officeonaging.org/aps/default.aspx

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

Buckeye Regional Anti-Violence Organization (BRAVO)
Services, support and advocacy for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning and Intersex communities
614-294-7867 (9 a.m. - 4 p.m. M-F)
866-862-7286 (9 a.m. - 4 p.m. M-F / 6 p.m. - 10 p.m. Su – Th)
www.bravo-ohio.org

Capital University Family Advocacy Clinic
614-236-6779
http://law.capital.edu/Family_Advocacy_Clinic/

CHOICES for Victims of Domestic Violence (Franklin County)
614-224-4663
24/7 crisis line
www.choicescolumbus.org

Columbus City Prosecutor's Office (Franklin County) Domestic Violence and Stalking Unit
614-645-6232
http://www.columbuscityattorney.org/prosecution-DV.aspx

Franklin County Board of Developmental Disabilities
For suspected cases of abuse in adults who are developmentally delayed, concerns can be reported to the Franklin County Board of Developmental Disabilities.
614-464-2743
24/7 emergency telephone number
www.fcbdd.org

Franklin County Office on Aging
Resources for seniors and caregivers of seniors
614-525-5230 (8 a.m. – 5 p.m. M-F)
www.officeonaging.org

Ohio Department of Aging Long-Term Care Ombudsman
http://aging.ohio.gov/Ombudsman

Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities
To report abuse and neglect, call 800-617-6733 (8 a.m.–5 p.m. M-F)
To report fraud, call 614-466-6670 
https://doddportal.dodd.ohio.gov/Pages/default.aspx

Ohio Domestic Violence Network
Obtain services and phone numbers for local domestic violence shelters in counties located in Ohio
800-934-9840
www.odvn.org

Public Children Services Association of Ohio
Franklin County office
614-224-5802 (8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. M-F)
855-642-4453 (24/7 Ohio reporting line)
For a directory of child protective services agencies in Ohio, click here.

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

National Domestic Violence Hotline
800-799-SAFE (7233)
24/7 hotline
www.thehotline.org

The Center for Family Safety and Healing - How To Help as a Mandated Reporter
614-722-8200 (8 a.m. – 5 p.m. M-F)
www.familysafetyandhealing.org

Stalking

Buckeye Region Anti-Violence Organization (BRAVO)
Services, support and advocacy for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning and Intersex communities
(614) 294-7867 (M-F 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.)
(866) 862-7286 (M-F 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. / Su–Th 6 p.m. –10 p.m.)
www.bravo-ohio.org

Capital University Family Advocacy Clinic
614-236-6779
http://law.capital.edu/Family_Advocacy_Clinic/

CHOICES for Victims of Domestic Violence (Franklin County)
614-224-4663
24/7 crisis line
www.choicescolumbus.org

Columbus City Prosecutor’s Office (Franklin County) Domestic Violence and Stalking Unit
614-645-7483
http://www.columbuscityattorney.org/prosecution-DV.aspx

Franklin County Board of Developmental Disabilities
For suspected cases of abuse in adults who are developmentally delayed, concerns can be reported to the Franklin County Board of Developmental Disabilities.
614-464-2743
24/7 emergency telephone number
www.fcbdd.org

National Domestic Violence Hotline
800-799-SAFE (7233)
24/7 hotline
www.thehotline.org

Ohio Domestic Violence Network
Obtain services and phone numbers for local domestic violence shelters in counties located in Ohio
800-934-9840
www.odvn.org

The Center for Family Safety - Get Help for Stalking
614-722-8200 (8 a.m. – 5 p.m. M-F)
www.familysafetyandhealing.org

How to Help An Abuser

Africentric Personal Development Shop
614-253-4448
www.apdsinc.org/programs/domestic-intervention-education/

Crossroads Recovery Services
614-445-0352
http://crossroadsrecovery.net/

Southeast, Inc.
614-225-0990
http://southeastinc.com/index.php

Sex offender treatment programs:

Nationwide Children’s Behavioral Health Services,
Multi-Systemic Therapy Problem Sexual Behavior program for adolescents
614-355-8080
http://www.nationwidechildrens.org/community-behavioral-health

National Youth Advocate Program (for adolescents)
877-692-7226
http://www.nyap.org/sex-offender-treatment-service/4576110432

Southeast, Inc.
614-225-0990
http://southeastinc.com/index.php

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