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ODVN's Fatality Report 2022

Ohio suffered 112 domestic violence fatalities in the year ending June 30, 2022, including 22 youth, according to our seventh annual count of DV fatalities. This is the highest number of youth since the coalition began counting.

Ohio Victim Services Compensation Report 2022

The final comprehensive report on Victim Services Compensation 2022 is now available. Click on the button below for the full report. To view the preliminary results from the questionnaire, click here.

Seeking Safety, Equity, and Justice

2021 Ohio Statewide Survey Results: Domestic Violence Survivors’ Experiences with Law Enforcement, Courts, Child Welfare, and Social Services Systems

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ODVN's Position on Bail Reform

ODVN’s position on the two bail reform bills before the General Assembly is described in this op-ed published in the Columbus Dispatch on January 20, 2022.

At least 125 people attended ODVN’s Domestic Violence Awareness Month press conference in the Capitol on October 12, and 135 people attended virtually. We presented our annual Domestic Violence Fatality Report, which found that more children in Ohio died in FY2022 than in any year since ODVN began counting.

Guest speaker and survivor Kellie Elliot, of Preble County, whose abuser killed Kellie’s two children and then himself in January, spoke about her struggles to keep her children safe amid multiple system failures.

This year’s event honored two long-time advocates with ODVN’s annual Croucher Family Award for Outstanding Leadership: Bridget Mahoney, Immediate Past Board Chair of the Ohio Domestic Violence Network, former television anchor, and domestic violence survivor, and Kimberly Stanley, Victim Witness Director at the Stark County Prosecutor’s Office.

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Our Organization

ODVN’s purpose is to support and strengthen Ohio’s response to domestic violence through training, public awareness, and technical assistance and to promote social change through the implementation of public policy. ODVN maintains a commitment to the empowerment of battered survivors and their children as well as to the elimination of personal, institutional, and cultural violence.

Our Mission

The Ohio Domestic Violence Network 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.

Membership

By becoming a member of the Ohio Domestic Violence Network (ODVN), you benefit over 70 local domestic violence programs statewide. It is critical we continue our leadership role in domestic violence advocacy and education across Ohio. Your concern and generosity help to ensure that this work will continue. 

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Downloadable Resources

Downloadable Resources

Helping you through. Below are free downloadable resources available to all. CHATS: Head Injury Identification and Accommodation Tool Head Injury Education Card: Has Your Head Been Hurt? Invisible Injuries Overview (4 pages) Invisible Injuries...

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Self-Care Corner

Self-Care Corner

Certainly taking the time to take care of yourself is easier said than done. Making self-care a priority not only keeps you in this movement but also makes you a better advocate.

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1855 E Dublin-Granville Rd #301 Columbus, OH 43229

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For emergency assistance, please click on the "Get Help Now" button below for the number to your local domestic violence agency.