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If this is an emergency, please call one of our 24/7 Crisis Lines

Allen County: 1-877-867-7273 

Putnam County: 1-877-274-7471

Mother and Daughter

Understanding terminology, processes, and your rights is important. On this page, you'll find a range of resources and references covering topics such as court processes, legal terms, information about offenders, tips for testifying, protection orders, sex offender notifications, and more.

Marsy's Law expanded victims' rights in Ohio beginning in 2018. Use this page to access a summary of the expansion as well as explanations of the specific rights allowed by Ohio state law.  

Contact us

All contact is anonymous. Enter your information in the form or call one of our offices. If this is an emergency, please use one of the crisis numbers provided at the top of the page.

Allen County: 419-222-8666​

24/7 Crisis Line

1-877-867-7273

330 N. Elizabeth St.

2nd Floor

Lima, OH 45801

lima@crimevictimservices.org

Putnam County: 419-523-1111​

24/7 Crisis Line

1-877-274-7471

ottawa@crimevictimservices.org

338 E. Third St.

Ottawa, OH 45875

CASA

234 N. Main St.

Lima, OH 45801

567-940-2272

casa@crimevictimservices.org

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All of our programs and services seek to help victims meet the following needs with dignity and support:​​

Safety

To feel safe

Healing

To find healing — spiritually, emotionally, and physically

Justice

To seek justice, regardless of whether that involves the justice system

Restitution

To recover what was lost in th form of restitution