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Contact Information Domestic Violence

28 N. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601
740-702-3190
1-877-702-3190
740-702-3192 fax


Michael M. Ater, Prosecutor
Kathy J. Richardson, Director
Mary E. Kazee, Victim Advocate

Safety Alert
Computer use can be monitored. Please be sure to use a safe computer that your abuser can not access directly or remotely

 

No one deserves to be abused or threatened.
If you are concerned about your relationship, help is available, you are not alone. Please contact an advocate to discuss your concerns. If your situation needs immediate assistance, please contact your local law enforcement agency or call 911. For Ross County Residents:

Chillicothe Police Department………740.773.1191
Ross County Sheriff’s Department…..740.773.1185

TYPES OF ABUSE
- physical
- emotional
- financial
- sexual
**Although these are types of abuse; however, not all types of abuse constitute a criminal offense.

PROTECTION ORDERS

There are different types of protection orders. It is important to contact an attorney or domestic violence advocate to learn more information.
1. Civil Protection Order (CPO)
2. Temporary Protection Order (TPO)
3. Anti-Stalking Protection Order
4. Restraining Order
5. Condition of Bond

SAFETY PLANNING
To discuss a safety plan that’s right for you or to stay in a shelter, please contact the Ross County Coalition Against Domestic Violence for assistance at 740.775.5396.

 

ELDER ABUSE
If you suspect that someone is being abused, please contact your local adult protective services or law enforcement agency. For Ross County, please contact:

- Chillicothe Police Department………….740.773.1191
- Ross County Sheriff’s Department……..740.773.1185
- Ross County Adult Protective Services…740.772-7509 (A-C) &
740.772-7502 (D-Z)

TYPES OF ABUSE

- physical
- emotional
- financial
- sexual
- exploitation
- neglect
- abandonment
**Although these are types of abuse; however, not all types of abuse constitute a criminal offense.

 

LEGAL DISCLAIMER
The information contained in this website is for informational purposes only. You should seek the advice of a qualified licensed attorney for legal advice. If you are in need of immediate assistance, please contact your local law enforcement agency or 911.

This website was supported by a Victim of Crime Act (VOCA) grant award administered by the Ohio Attorney General's Office.

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