This page is a list of resources specific for the state of Ohio. If you have any resources to add to this page, email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
Ohio Registrant Activist Groups
If you are looking to join the fight to reform Ohio's sex offender laws, I encourage you to join Ohio RSOL.
Address: P.O. Box 534 Mansfield, OH 44901
Primary Contact: James and Dolly Madison – email@example.com
Secondary Contact: Sarah – firstname.lastname@example.org
Ohio Justice and Policy Center
Address: 215 E 9th St #601,
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Public Defenders offices tend to get a bad rep, but Ohio's Public Defender's Office has been very helpful in fighting the AWA.
Office of the Ohio Public Defender
250 East Broad Street - Suite 1400
Columbus, Ohio 43215
TTY (800) 750-0750
Housing Resources/ Transitional Housing
THE EXIT PROGRAM
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 233
Brice OH, 43109
Administrative Office: 897 Oakwood Ave.
Columbus, OH 43206
GEM CITY HOUSING, LLC
Housing Unit address:
1501 Riverside Dr.,
Dayton OH 45405
Details: 14 unit building, 1 and 2 bedrooms, newly remodeled, free WiFi & hot water, Exclusive to registered citizens; VOA may be able to help provide financial assistance to those who qualify. Baseboard heating, gas stoves, $30 flat fee for city water/ trash/ sewer.
You can also try contacting the Volunteers of America of Ohio, as they have contracted with the state for treatment and placement for sex offenders. They have have local leads on housing in the area. They have programs in Cincinnati, Dayton, and Mansfield.
There may be other programs listed at the Ohio Community Corrections Association website:
Parole Board Grievance Procedure
The following link will take you to the official rules on filing grievances against your PO:
How to file a FOIA request in Ohio
The following link provides a sample Freedom Of Information Act request form.