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Ryan R. Black

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(740) 385-5343

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 740-591-4266 Rape Crisis Center and 24-hour crisis hotline for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.

My Sister's Place 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 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 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 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 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

My Sister's Place

Integrated Health Services

Health Recovery Services

TASC of Southeast Ohio