Serves LGBTQ+ individuals across Ohio who are experiencing hate and bias violence, sexual violence, intimate partner violence, stalking, or another related form of violence. They serve teens/youth, though they may be required to report suspected/known abuse to a minor. To contact BRAVO, you can call their toll-free number, email or report a question at firstname.lastname@example.org, text or visit their website and click the secure chat box to chat live with an advocate online.
4400 North High Street, Suite 207, Columbus, Ohio 43214
Helpline: (866) 862-7286 Toll-free
Text an advocate at (614) 333-1907
A faith-based organization that offers free programs for youth on the West Side of Columbus. Some programs include:
PO Box 14804, Columbus, Ohio 43214
Is a non-profit agency that provides services for adults and youth in three areas: prevention, intervention, and treatment. Their youth services include a Summer Day Camp, after-school program, and in-school program. They teach leadership development, anti-bullying and violence prevention, job readiness, college preparedness, and focus on ATOD-V (alcohol, tobacco and other drugs, as well as violence) education. They also take high-school aged youth on an annual college tour and offer a FOCUS (Future Opportunities Created for Urban Students) program.
Main Phone: (614) 272-1464
Treatment Services Phone: (614) 252-4941
A faith-based organization that support Muslim youth and families through youth development programs, parent education, as well as help victims and at-risk individual of violence and abuse.
3036 Sullivant Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43204
Hotline: (844) 843-5737
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. Teachers or group leaders can register online and request this program to come to classrooms or youth groups.
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.
25 South Front Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215
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.
General Inquiries: (877) 602-8559
HelpChat Line: stompoutbullying.org/helpchat
National Bullying Prevention Center
Take Action Against Bullying Guide
Safer Schools Ohio: Anti-Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying Resources
Ohio Juvenile Civil Protection Orders