Offers pediatricians and families information and resources to help children and adolescents who have been exposed to violence. This website addresses community violence, cyber bullying, child abuse, domestic violence and teen dating violence.
LGBT teens can call the toll-free confidential helpline to receive advice and report hate crimes, discrimination, domestic violence or sexual assault and more.
870 North Pearl Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215
(614) 294-7867 or (866) 862-7286 Toll-free
A faith-based organization that offers free programs for youth. Programs include:
5000 Arlington Centre Boulevard, Columbus, Ohio 43220
City Life Center
40 Chicago Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43222
1335 Dublin Road, Columbus, Ohio 43215
Works with Central Ohio’s youth ages 12 to 24 and families who are dealing with issues like abuse, violence, neglect, poverty, and homelessness. Programs include:
1421 Hamlet Street, Columbus, Ohio 43201
YOP Shop: 893 East Eleventh Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43212
24-Hour Crisis Hotline: (614) 294-5553 or text “SAFE” and your current location to 69866 to find a Safe Place Partner that can help you get to Huck House
This interactive educational program for students in 5th-7th grade deals with the physical and emotional cruelty inflected by bullying and violence. Students learn to appreciate their own difference and the difference of those around them. This program comes to your classroom or youth group at a date and time that is convenient for you.
700 Children’s Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43205
Sign up for SafterOH Tip Line to report potential suicide, school shootings, bullying or other problems anonymously. This program is based on four components: Prevention/Mitigation, Preparedness, Response and Recovery. They also provide guidance to Ohio school administrators in planning, educating staff, and enforcing their school’s safety and security operations.
1970 West Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43223
SaferOH Tip Line: call or text (844) 723-3764
Focuses on reducing and preventing bullying, cyberbullying, sexting and other digital abuse. Their HelpChat Line is a free and confidential help chat for youth ages 13-24. It is intended to assist those who are victims of all forms of bullying and those who may be at-risk for suicide as a result of being bullied. There are resources for youth, parents and educators.
Provides information and tips on ways to support kids involved in bullying, assess bullying and learning the warning signs. Information is also available on youth with special needs who are being bullied, as well as information about state laws and policies.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: (800) 273-8255
National Bullying Prevention Center
Understanding Bullying and Cyberbullying
Bullying.org (Be Strong App)
Take Action Against Bullying Guide
Safer Schools Ohio: Anti-Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying Resources
Bullying in Schools
United States Secret Service Safe School Initiative
Ohio Juvenile Civil Protection Orders