This 24-hour free, confidential local rape helpline offers emotional support, counseling referrals and community education for victims of sexual assault, rape, abuse and incest.
1299 Olentangy River Road, Columbus, Ohio 43212
24-Hour Local Hotline: (614) 267-7020
National Hotline (RAINN): (800) 656-4673
Offers several free services to the Hispanic community including:
100 East Campus View Boulevard, Columbus, Ohio 43235
Serves refugees, asylees and immigrants in central Ohio by providing the following services:
New clients are seen on a first-come, first-served walk-in basis during open immigration intake at the east office. After paying an initial fee, clients can meet with one of the lawyers.
1925 East Dublin-Granville Road, Columbus, Ohio 43229
Established in the United States under the guidance of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to assist victims of human trafficking, this coalition of community agencies provides information and resources through their 24-hour hotline. They provide counseling and services in central Ohio for female child, teen and adult victims of human trafficking. They also have a drop-in center.
966 East Main Street, Columbus, Ohio 43205
National Hotline: (888) 373-7888
This free, anonymous national child abuse hotline is available 24/7 and helps with crisis intervention, emotional support, referrals and emergency resources for kids, parents and professionals. They have interpreters available as well. Find out about safety tips, substance abuse and online child abuse resources.
4350 East Camelback Road, Phoenix, Arizone 85018
24-Hour Hotline: (800) 4-A-CHILD or (800) 422-4453
Individuals can file reports and complaints about child abuse and other issues. Other prevention and alert information is also available.
120 Marconi Boulevard, Columbus, Ohio 43215
(614) 645-4760 or (614) 645-4545
Helps abused and neglected children in need of a powerful voice to speak up for their best interest. CASA volunteers are appointed by the court to advocate for children and help them obtain a safe, permanent home.
373 South High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215
The Ohio Attorney General’s office offers an email alert to receive automated messages when a sex offender moves near a location you care about and allows people to search the database of records by county. It also offers safety tips.
30 East Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215
The U.S Department of Justice provides this website to allow people to find information online about sex offenders. The website also has reliable information about sexual abuse.
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, DC 20530
Individuals can report child abuse or neglect in Franklin County through their 24-hour child abuse hotline, or visit the office in person. Emergency placement can be provided for at-risk children and teens. They can link families with community services, such as parenting classes, child care and substance abuse treatment. View the 2017 FCCS Community Resource Guide.
4071 East Main Street, Whitehall, Ohio 43213
24-Hour Hotline: (614) 229-7000
Gracehaven is a faith-based non-profit organization that cares for sexually exploited children under age 18 by providing comprehensive services, such as long-term shelter, education, and counseling.
PO Box 82102, Columbus, Ohio 43202
Teaches safety awareness through workshops offered for people of all ages, starting with children age 5 and above. Children learn personal safety skills, how to set boundaries and how to avoid dangerous situations. They also have experience working with people with special needs. Community programs are offered several times per year in various locations. Many programs are free but some require a fee.
1699 West Mound Street, Columbus, Ohio 43223
Teaches girls to fight back against predators and sexual assault. Download the free nationally recognized film.
PO Box 5647, Vancouver, Washington 98668
Click below to go to the CAP4Kids legal page, which has many resources for children, teens and adults who are victims of violence, abuse or trauma.
Go to CAP4Kids Legal Services Page
Program: Provides a broad range of mental health services to children, adolescents and families. Individual, group and family therapy is offered and also their Therapeutic Mentor Program; which helps to enhance skills learned in therapy. Other services address adjustments disorders, grief and loss, disruptive behaviors and mood disorders. They also specialize in blended families, sexual abuse, domestic violence, anger management and ADHD.
Elibility: children, adolescents and families in Fairfield, Franklin, Licking, Delaware and Ross counties
Cost: Ohio Medicaid is accepted and other health insurances will cover. Contact directly for more specific information on services and payment options.
Referral: no referral needed
2238 South Hamilton Road, Columbus, Ohio 43232
For a complete list of local counseling services, click below to go to the CAP4Kids Mental Health page, which has a section on counseling for victims of abuse and trauma.
Go to CAP4Kids Counseling for Victims of Abuse
They have a quick search for missing children and a call center for reporting a sighting of a missing child, as well as a cyber tip line to report child pornography or suspected child sexual exploitation. They also have a 24-hour hotline and information and resources about missing children, sexual exploitation, child safety, sex offenders and natural disasters.
699 Prince Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314
(800) THE-LOST or (800) 843-5678
This advocacy organization helps develop programs and public policy to prevent shaken baby syndrome.
1433 North Highway 89, Farmington, Utah 84025
Toll-free: (801) 447-9360
This national, toll-free hotline is available to answer calls from anywhere in the country every day of the year. Call to report a tip, connect with local anti-trafficking services or find more resources and information.
P.O. Box 53315, Washington, DC 20009
24-Hour Hotline: (888) 373-7888
Program: individual and group counseling for youth with significant at-risk behaviors, psychiatry, assessment services, case management services, crisis intervention, psychological testing, substance abuse counseling, in-home therapy, services for children in the foster care system and also at-risk children who are not involved in the foster care system. Also offers behavioral and mental health services for adults.
Eligibility: males and females, ages 5 to 21
Cost: government insurance (Medicaid, Molina, Caresource), private insurance and self-pay (sliding scale fees based on income)
Referral:individuals may refer themselves or be referred by someone else
Provides statewide advocacy and funding for prevention of child abuse and neglect.
4200 East Fifth Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43219
Offers counseling services for children and adolescents in foster care and parenting classes, outpatient counseling and community-based psychiatric support treatment. They also provide sex offender treatment services for youth and in-home programs for teens with aggressive or violent behaviors. They take foster care referrals and help connect foster children with resources in the community. Please call the 24-hour central intake line for details.
Represents Ohio’s 88 county children services agencies. Go online to find resources and contact information for children services and child protective services in each Ohio county. Click for a county directory of children service agencies.
37 West Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215
Provides free, confidential advice and support 24/7 through the National Sexual Assault Hotline. They also operate an online hotline providing live, secure help to victims through an instant messaging-type interface. In addition, you can use the zip code search to locate a counseling center in your area.
2000 L Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20036
24-Hour Hotline: (800) 656-HOPE or (800) 656-4673
This online resource supporting the physical, emotional, intellectual and social development of children and young adults, prenatal to age 25. The website helps families find resources, organizations and events to meet their specific needs and challenges. Users can customize profiles by location (counties within Ohio), age ranges and topics of interest. RedTreehouse.org is a collaborative effort of Ronald McDonald House of Cleveland and Ohio Family and Children First.
10415 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44106
(216) 229-5757, ext. 1126
Their website contains resources and information about Shaken Baby Syndrome, as well as resources for reporting abuse.
8551 Boat Club Road, Fort Worth, Texas 76179
Toll-free: (877) 636-3727
This national organization offers information on internet safety, sexual behavior problems in youth, age-appropriate sexual behavior, legal help and more. They also have a toll-free confidential helpline and an online help center for victims of child abuse.
351 Pleasant Street, Northampton, Massachusetts 01061
(888) PREVENT or (888) 773-8368
Offers an online support community allowing survivors of sexual abuse, rape, child abuse and domestic violence to support and encourage each other along their journey of healing.
PO Box 215, Blacklick, OH 43004
Fully addresses all aspects of family violence including child abuse and neglect, teen dating abuse, domestic violence and elder abuse. They offer a continuum of research-based prevention, intervention and treatment programs for individuals who have experienced family violence.
655 East Livingston Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43205
(614) 722- 8200
A national network providing support, resources, housing, protection to victims of human trafficking, street prostitution, homeless and vulnerable youth. SWITCH advocates and works towards awareness, enforcement, community connections and prevention programs. ICU and PeerPositive System Program brochures.
P.O. Box 298172, Columbus, Ohio 43229