Victim Services

Phone: (740) 385-1011

Mission Statement:
Hocking County Victim Services is a program dedicated to supporting crime survivors. We help reduce the trauma that survivors experience by empowering them to have a voice in the judicial system.

Services provided:

  • Legal advocacy (Attend court with survivors of crime)
  • Notification of court hearings
  • Assistance with Civil Protection Orders
  • Advocacy with other agencies
  • Information and referrals to social service agencies
  • Liaison between victims of crime and prosecutor and/or law enforcement
  • Assist with Ohio Victim of Crime Compensation applications

Helpful Resources

Ohio Victim of Crime Compensation application

Hocking County Victim Services Brochure

Survivor Advocacy Outreach Program http://www.saopseoh.org 740-591-4266 Rape Crisis Center and 24-hour crisis hotline for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.

My Sister's Place http://www.mspathens.org 800-443-3402 Provides shelter and counseling for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault.

Self-Help Legal Manual for Survivors of Domestic Violence, Sexual Violence, and Stalking 

The Lighthouse 740-687-4423 Emergency shelter for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault.

Emily's House 740-385-5116 Homeless shelter located in Logan, Ohio.

Ohio Alliance to end Sexual Violence http://oaesv.org OAESV advocates for public policies that promote healing and justice and survivors, hold offenders accountable, and support rape crisis centers in their work.

Ohio Domestic Violence Network http://www.odvn.org The ODVN advances the principles that all people have the right to an oppression and violence-free life; fosters changes in our economic, social and political systems; and brings leadership, expertise and best practices to community programs.

Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children http://www.casaforchildren.org CASA supports and promotes court-appointed volunteer advocacy so every abused or neglected child in the United States can be safe, have a permanent home and the opportunity to thrive.

Ohio Crime Victim Justice Center Toolkit https://victimsrightstoolkit.com This toolkit is designed to help victims of Ohio and federal crimes understand and exercise their rights. If a crime victim is having difficulty exercising his or her rights, he or she may contact the Ohio Crime Victim Justice Center to request assistance.

Local Counseling Options: 

Hopewell Health Center http://www.hopewellhealth.org

My Sister's Place http://www.mspathens.org

Integrated Health Services http://integratedservice.org

Health Recovery Services https://www.hrs.org

TASC of Southeast Ohio  http://tascofsoutheastohio.org