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FINDING AN ADVOCATE (SOMEONE TO HELP) (Deaf or Hard of Hearing)

Written by Tana Carpenter. Posted in Domestic Violence and Law

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Going to court for civil or criminal case can be difficult and confusing. You may get free advocate from local domestic violence or rape crisis program to:

  • Provide emotional support and do safety planning with you;
  • Find legal information and resources;
  • Go with you to file for a protection order; lawyer's office; any court hearings.

To find the local domestic violence program, you can call 800-934-9840 (v/tty) or (614) 781-9651 (v/tty), or on this website,  CLICK HERE.

National Domestic Violence Hotline-

  • DEAF IM: ADWASHotline 
  • Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  
  • Videophone for Deaf callers: (206) 787-3224 or TTY: 800-787-3224

LGBT Survivors: Buckeye Regional Anti-Violence Organization (BRAVO)- 866-86BRAVO (866-862-7286) (v) or www.bravo-ohio.org.

To find the local rape crisis program , go to: http://www.oaesv.org/support.html or call 888-886-8388.