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					                                          Domestic Violence  
                                                    Community Resources                                                    

                                                          Hotlines

YWCA Information and Referral Hotline…………………………………………………………….…419-241-7386
Toll free………………………………………..........................................................................................1-888-341-7386
24 hr LOCAL information and referral

National Domestic Violence Hotline………………….……...……….………………….........1-800-799-SAFE (7233)
24 hour information and referral

National Teen Dating Violence Hotline…………………………………………….….……………….1-866-331-9474
24 hour information and referral, specifically for teens


                                Emergency Housing for Domestic Violence Victims

YWCA Battered Women’s Shelter (crisis line)…….……………………………………………………419-241-7386
Toll free………………………………………………………………………….……………………….1-888-341-7386
24 hour emergency shelter for women and their children

Bethany House………………………………………………………………….………………………….419-727-4948
Long term transitional shelter for female victims of domestic violence – need a referral

La Posada………………………………………………………………………………………………......419-244-5931

Sparrows Nest (homeless shelter for women)………………………………………………………….. 419-321-1835

Family House (homeless shelter)…………………………………………………………………………419-242-5505

Beach House (homeless shelter)…………………………………………………………………………..419-241-9277




                                              Legal and Support Services

Family and Child Abuse Prevention Center…………………………………….……………………….419-244-3053
Court Advocacy, safety planning for victims utilizing Toledo Municipal Court and Domestic Relations Court, victim
notification

Suburban Court Advocates (Maumee, Sylvania)……………………………………….……………….419-882-9000

Oregon Court Advocate…………………………………………………………………………………...419-698-7067

Lucas County Victim Witness Assistance Program………………………………….………………….419-213-4591
Court Advocacy through Common Pleas Court (felonies)

Lucas County Domestic Violence Resource Center (Domestic Relations Court)…………………......419-213-2700
Help in filing a Civil Protection Order, safety planning, legal referrals
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Toledo Municipal Court – Prosecutor’s Office (555. N Erie)…………………….……………………..419-245-1982
To file criminal charges

Booking……………………………………………………………………………….………………….....419-213-4960
To verify if offender is still in custody

Toledo Police Dept. Domestic Violence Unit … …………………………………………………………419-245-1132

Lucas County Sheriff’s Dept.…………………………………………………….……………………….419-213-4388

Clerk of Courts……………………………………………………………………………….…………....419-936-3650
Provide information on court dates to victims

Kids Space………………………………………………………………………………………….………419-245-1601
Free childcare for women victims of violent crimes who have children (ages 0-10). Child care is provided onsite at
Toledo Municipal Court while women are in court for the purpose of criminal prosecution.

Victim Assistance 24-Hour Crisis Response Team………………..…………………………….………419-245-3324
24-hour, short term crisis intervention and referral service.

Legal Aid of Western Ohio……………………………………………….……………………………….419-724-0460
Provides opportunities to apply for legal representation for Civil Protection Orders, custody, divorces and other issues
for eligible applicants.

Pro Bono Legal Services through the Toledo Bar Association…………………………………………419-242-9363
Referrals for free legal representation. Call for information and eligibility requirements. Ask for Pro bono.

VINE Program (Victim Information & Notification Everyday)…………………...…………………...1-800-770-0192
24 hour toll-free hotline for custody and court information. When calling VINE, please be prepared to give the
following information: Offender name, Inmate number (for county inmates), Institution number (for DRC/DYS
offenders), Court Case numbers (for court information), your 4-digit PIN.
You can register online at www.vinelink.com

Gift Exchange Program………………………………………………………………………….………..419-473-8955
Five locations in Toledo for the exchange of children for court ordered parenting time and supervised visitation.. Hours
vary by location.

                                         Support Services/Counseling

Project Genesis……………………………………………...……………………………………………..419-321-6455
Project Genesis is an outreach program that advocates for women who are victims of violence.


YWCA H.O.P.E. Center…………………………………………..……………………………..………..419-241-7006
24-hour hotline, advocacy in hospital emergency rooms, short term crisis support, Forensic/S.A.N.E training, case
management for sexual assault victims

YWCA Battered Women’s Shelter Support Group……………………………………………………..419-241-7386
Support groups. Call for dates and times.

Harbor Behavioral Healthcare (Secor Rd)………………………………………………………………419-475-4449
Support groups for women, individual counseling. Call for dates and times



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Unison (Starr Ave)…………………………………………………….……………………...……………419-693-0631
Support Groups, individual counseling. Call for group dates and times.

Family Service of Northwest Ohio…………………………………………..…………………...……….419-321-6455
Victim Groups, Support Groups

Crossroads Family Resource Center………………………………………………….……..………..….419-475-3258
Project Omega for women and children who have experienced domestic violence

Open Door Family Resource Center……………………………………………………………………..419-867-1838
Individual counseling

Adelante, Inc. (Broadway St.)……………………………………………………………….………........419-244-8440
Hispanic Family Violence Program, women’s support group for Latina women

Zepf Center…………………………………………………………………………………….….………419-841-7701

Lutheran Social Services……………………………………………………………………………….…419-243-9178
Individual counseling

                                            Financial Assistance

Ohio Victims of Crime Compensation……………………………………………………………...........877-584-2846
May cover some expenses related to the crime

Lucas County Department of Job and Family Services……………………………………….….…….419-213-8999
Financial assistance, food stamps, Medicaid, etc. based on eligibility

Child Support Enforcement Agency.........................……………………………………….……….…....419-213-3000

Salvation Army………………………………….………………………………………………..419-241-3549 (ext.23)
Utility assistance

United Way 2-1-1……………………………………………………………………………………..………………211

                                            Services for Children

Lucas County Children Services…………………………………………………..…………….419-213-CARE(2273)
Investigates child abuse, foster care, adoptions, parenting education

Children’s Advocacy Center………………………………………………………………………….......419-292-2927
Provides a child-friendly site where child sexual abuse interviews can take place. Services include: crisis
counseling, family advocacy, safety education, court preparation, on-site medical exams.

Children Who Witness Violence………………………………………………………………..…….…..419-292-2927
Children who have witnessed violence receive free in-home crisis intervention services.

Cullen Center (Toledo Children’s Hospital)………………………………………………………..……419-291-7919
Counseling and group support to children, teens and families who have experienced any type of traumatic event.

Family Services of NW Ohio …………………………………………...…………………………...……419-321-6455
Support groups, Hidden Treasures Group for children (ages 5-9) who have experienced family violence or trauma.



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                                                 Elder Abuse

Lucas County Adult Protective Services…………………………………………………………………419-213-8661
To report concerns about elder abuse or any concern where a member of the elderly population may be at risk or in
crisis.

                                                   Clothing

Friendly Center (must live in zip code areas of 08, 04 and 11)…………………………………...………419-243-1289

Martin Luther King……………………………………………………………………………………….419-241-2596

Salvation Army………………………………………………………………….……………….419-241-1138 (ext. 23)

Suitably Attired……………………………………………………………………………………………419-472-4752
Provides low-income women seeking employment with interview attire (by referral only)


                                        Substance Abuse Treatment

Comprehensive Addiction Services System (COMPASS)………………………………………………419-241-8827
Treatment for drug, alcohol, and gambling, as well as dual diagnosis

The Toledo Hospital……………………………………………………………………………………….419-291-2300
Adult and adolescent alcohol/drug treatment

Salvation Army…………………………………………………………………………………………….419-241-2299
Adult and adolescent drug/alcohol treatment

Harbor Behavioral Healthcare (Secor Rd)………………………………………………………………419-475-4449

Unison (Starr)…………………………………………………………………………………………… 419-693-0631


                                              Emergency Food

Salvation Army………………………………………………...………………………………….419-241-3549, ext. 23

Frederick Douglass Community Association………………………………………………………….....419-244-6722

St. Paul’s Community Center……………………………………………………………………………..419-255-5520

Toledo Rescue Mission……………………………………………………….……………………………419-241-6579

Good Samaritan Outreach Center………………………………………………………………………..419-244-0908

St. Vincent de Paul Society………………………………………………………………………………..419-243-6963

Friendly Center (zip codes 08, 04 and 11)……………………………………………………………..….419-243-1289

Dr Martin Luther King Jr (referral, picture ID and proof of income)……………………………………419-241-2596

Helping Hands of St. Louis………………………………………………………………………………..419-691-0613


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Lutheran Social Services…………………………………………………………………………………..419-243-9178

Angel food Ministries…………………………………………………………………………...419-242-7401
($60 worth of food for $30)

Feed Your Neighbor…………………………………………………………………………….419-242-7401
3 day emergency food supply, may obtain once per month. Need ID and proof of address. (see last page)

                                                     Housing Assistance

Fair Housing Center……………………………………………………………………………………….419-243-6163
Helps with housing discrimination problems

Rent/Mortgage………………………………………………………………………………………………………...211

Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority (LMHA)……………………………………………………….419-259-9448
Housing assistance to those who meet eligibility


                                                 Job Training/Life Skills

The Source…………………………………………………………..…………………………….419-213 JOBS (5627)
One-Stop Center for people looking for jobs and businesses/organizations looking for new employees.

Goodwill Industries of NW Ohio…………………………………………………………...…………….419-255-0070
Vocational and work evaluations, skill training, job development and placement services.

Greater Toledo Urban League………………………………………………………………...……….....419-243-3343
Job placement services, tutoring program, Youth Build Toledo Program, ex-offenders program

Women Blessing Women………………………………………………………..………………………...419-241-9789
GED programs, job search assistance, life skills


                                          Batterer’s Intervention Treatment

Family Services of NW Ohio …………….……………………………………………………………….419-244-5511

Unison ……………………………..……………………………………………………………………….419-693-0631

Adelante ………………………………………………………………………………………....419-244-8440
For Spanish speaking men only


                                                       Miscellaneous

KIDZ Watch 6819 Central (near Meijer)………………………………………………………………419-843-2997
Drop off child care for Paramount members. Must be approved by JFS caseworker

United Methodist Church, 3616 Monroe……………………………………………..………………419-473-1167
On Wednesdays, free birth certificates (individual need determined, agreement for case management) , food and clothing. (referral
needed through 211) Also free school supplies.



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Katie’s Baby World 1822 Lagrange St……………………………………………………………………….419-244-4182
Second hand clothing and furniture at very reasonable prices

Toledo Area Ministries,(must have referral from local congregation. NO walk-ins…………...419-724-1020
Personal needs (hygiene, toiletries, etc), small household goods, food, clothing, yard work/lawn care

Epworth United Methodist Church in Ottawa Hills ……………………………………………………419-531-4236
Gently used furniture for victims of domestic violence who are starting over.             Must be clients of YWCA or referred by
FOCUS.(244-2175)

Heartbeat of Toledo……………………………………………………………………………………....419-241-9131
Parenting classes, baby clothes, baby furniture, GED, etc.

Pregnancy Center of Toledo……………………………………………………………………………..419-578-7350
Parenting classes with clothing, diapers and baby furniture available after attendance.

Mustard Seed Methodist Church……………………………………………………………………….419-727-1800
Zip code of 43611 only, limited help with utilities and possible rent (up to $100 only)




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