Campus resources

SARNCO On-Campus Advocates  (614-688-2518). SARNCO On-Campus Advocates provide confidential support for survivors of sexual violence, including students, faculty, staff, and visitors of OSU’s Columbus campus. The on-campus office is located at 33. W. 11th Avenue, Room 202, Columbus, OH 43201.

Counseling and Consultation Service

Off-Campus Housing and Commuter Services

Rape Aggression Defense

Student Legal Services
Student Legal Services at The Ohio State University (SLS) is a non-profit law office employing legal professionals to provide advice, representation, education, and resources to eligible Ohio State students.  Ohio State students who attend Columbus campus and have paid the SLS fee are eligible for SLS services.

The Women's Place

Wexner Medical Center Emergency Department

Regional resources

ATI/OARDC at Wooster

For students:
Ruth Montz, Chief Student Life Officer

For employees:
Elayne Siegfried, Human Resources Director

Additional resource:
OneEighty: Domestic Violence, Rape Crisis Center
Rape crisis center staff and volunteers are available 24/7 with trained staff on had to provide an immediate response for victims of domestic violence, rape and sexual assault.
330-263-1020 or 800-686-1122


For students: 
Justin Courtney, Director of Student Life

For faculty/staff:
Melissa Coldiron, Human Resources Generalist


For students:
Dr. Donna Hight, Chief Student Life Officer

For faculty/staff:
Maryjo Mundey, Human Resources Manager

Additional resource:

Sarah Metzger, Campus Sexual Assault Advocate
419-755-4250 (Campus Office)
419-774-5843 extension 116 (The Domestic Violence Shelter Office)


For students:
Shawn Jackson, Director of Student Life

For faculty/staff:
Maryjo Mundey, Human Resources Manager


For students:
Holly Mason, Director of Student Life
Ohio State Newark and Central Ohio Technical College
740-364-9578 or 

For faculty/staff:
Maryjo Mundey, Human Resources Manager

Community resources

SARNCO 24 hour Rape Helpline:  614-267-7020  The Rape Helpline is staffed by trained volunteers who can provide information about options, provide appropriate referrals and offer emotional support. 

ASHA Ray of Hope: 614-565-2918 Domestic Violence resources for the South Asian community

BRAVO: BRAVO works to eliminate violence perpetuated on the basis of sexual orientation and/or gender identification through prevention, advocacy, violence documentation and survivor services.

Catholic Social Services: 614-221-5851

Choices: for victims of domestic violence

Columbus Bar Association Find a Lawyer 

Columbus Urban League: 614-257-6300 Free support and education for African American clients

Committee Against Sexual Harassment (c/o YWCA): 614-224-9121 Advice and referrals for employment issues

Domestic Violence Shelters in Ohio

Family Violence and Prevention Center

Grant Medical Center:

Jewish Family Services: 614-231-1890

Legal Aid Society of Columbus: 614‐224‐8374

National Domestic Violence Hotline: 800-799-7233

Ohio Alliance to End Sexual Violence
Directory of services by county

Ohio Dept. of Health Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Prevention Program

Ohio Hispanic Coalition Domestic Violence 24 hour Hotline: 614-746-3534 Spanish- and English-language services for Latino(a)s/Hispanics.

Ohio Stalking Information

Riverside Methodist Hospital 

Shalom Task Force Domestic Violence Hotline: 888-883-2323 Resources for the Jewish community.  Advocates available to speak Hebrew, Yiddish, Russian, Hungarian, and Spanish.

Suicide Prevention Services 24‐Hour Hotline: 614‐221‐5445

Stalking Resource Center

Women's Outreach for Women: 614-242-1284 Support services for women, sensitive to needs of Latinas & lesbians experiencing intimate partner abuse.

For employees:
The Ohio Civil Rights Commission
Columbus Regional Office
Aman Mehra, Regional Director
Rhodes State Office Tower, 30 East Broad Street, 4th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: 614-466-5928  Fax: 614-466-6250 
TTY: 614-752-2391