Mental Health Resources
BRAVO (Buckeye Region Anti-Violence Organization)
P.O. Box 82068
Clermont Counseling Center
43 East Main Street
Clermont Counseling, a private, non-profit mental health center, serves the residents of Clermont County. Clermont Counseling provides a wide range of services for adults with mental illness as well as the traditional therapy services for County residents. Services offered include: 24-hour crisis line; case management; individual, group, and family therapy; psychiatric evaluation and medications; and specialized treatment services. Individual and group therapy are offered for victims of sexual violence and abuse survivors. Services are available to all residents who are 18 years of age and older. Fees are covered by most insurance plans or on an ability-to-pay basis.
Community Mental Healthcare, Inc.
Community Mental Healthcare, Inc. is a community mental health agency with 3 office locations to serve residents around Ohio. Services include: diagnostic assessment (intake); individual, group, and family counseling; psychiatric care; psychological testing; and case management. Additionally, all steps will be taken to provide meaningful information and referrals to other community resources.
Directions Counseling Group
6797 N. High Street, Suite
Directions Counseling Group provides services to help hurting individuals and families who want to integrate their Christian faith into the healing process. Directions maintains a sizeable staff of counselors, social workers, psychologists, and art therapists with excellent clinical and spiritual training in various areas of specialty. During an initial call a trained and experienced client care coordinator will listen to your needs, answer your questions, and select the right counselor for you. Client care coordinators will also assist the client in arranging insurance coverage or help to arrange a manageable sliding fee scale for clients who are not covered by insurance. Appointments are available days, evening, and weekends, depending on the availability of each individual counselor.
Light Center, Inc.
P.O. Box 29672
The Light Center, Inc. is a nonprofit holistic educational service organization aimed at the enhancement of life, growth and development of women and children, who are homeless, aging, of minority status, sexually abused, chemically dependent, and/or have been incarcerated or otherwise involved in the criminal justice system. The Light Center offers comprehensive programs of prevention, intervention, and support to women who are incarcerated through their Building Bridges program. Through this program, Light Center provides crisis intervention, support systems, and resource referrals to rape victims and survivors.
Lighthouse Counseling Services, Inc.
Lighthouse Counseling Services is a division of Lighthouse Christian Services that provides affordable, biblical counseling to people in Central Ohio and the Ohio Valley who have experienced or are experiencing an issue or crisis. Lighthouse primarily offers individual and family counseling, while some group counseling may be available. All Lighthouse counselors have at least a master’s degree and are either licensed or working towards licensure from the state. Counseling is currently available at the main office in north-east Columbus, as well as Westerville, Newark, Zanesville, Groveport, Grove City, and the west side of Columbus. Client fees are based either on a sliding fee scale or insurance benefits (if applicable). Medicaid is accepted.
Mid-Ohio Psychological Services (MOPS)
MOPS was established in 1992 to provide quality mental health services to the residents of Fairfield county and surrounding areas. MOPS provides high quality psychological, psychiatric and substance abuse intervention for Medicaid recipients who live in and around the Fairfield County area. These services are provided through direct services at this agency and through close collaborative relationships with the other mental health agencies within the community facilitated by formal linkage agreements, including diagnostic assessment, counseling/psychotherapy, medication/somatic services, and forensic evaluations.
Crime & Trauma Assistance Program
Summit Psychological Associates
Summit Psychological Associates is a private agency serving the Ohio communities of Akron, Canton, and Ravenna. Summit Psychological provides cost-effective behavioral health care to individuals, couples, families, and groups. Staff consists of professionals from the major behavioral health care disciplines who are dedicated to helping people live healthier, happier, and more productive lives. Summit Psychological provides counseling and assessment for victims of violence, sexual assault, or rape. A network of referral sources is also available. All services are confidential.
The Giving Tree
335 Buckeye Blvd.
The Giving Tree is a community mental health agency that provides direct services to male, female, and youth victims, their family, and friends in and around Central Ohio. Individual and family counseling are available, as well as case management services. The staff is comprised of licensed counselors, licensed social workers, psychologists, and psychiatrists. All services are confidential. A sliding fee scale is available for residents of Ottawa and Erie Counties. Medicaid and some insurances are accepted.
Well Spring Counseling
5080 Sinclair Road, Suite
Well Spring Counseling is a division of Central Ohio Youth For Christ that provides a place of caring and understanding for individuals and families. With approximately 16 satellite offices/locations around Central Ohio, Well Spring offers confidential faith-based counseling for issues including: anger management, depression, guilt/shame, identity crisis, rape, and sexual abuse. Well Spring staff is comprised of both therapists and psychologists. Individual and group counseling are both available for men, women, and youth. Information and referrals are given when needed. There is a fee for services, but scholarships are available based on a sliding fee scale.
Women’s Re-Entry Network (WREN), A Program of Community Re-Entry, Inc.
WREN provides a holistic network of support to any woman who has been involved in the criminal justice system and her family with a goal of promoting personal goal achievement and collective empowerment. Services include individual and group counseling, intensive case management, GED classes, family reunification support, employment readiness and placement, creative writing classes, as well as “jail-and prison-based” outreach services. The Surviving Abuse Together Group highlights an emphasis on supporting survivors of physical and sexual violence. Community advocacy activities are sponsored through the Friends of WREN committee.
Ohio State Bar Association (OSBA)
Lawyer Referral Services
In all of Ohio's major metropolitan areas and certain other counties, the local bar sponsors a lawyer referral service. If you need a lawyer but can't find one in any of the counties listed below, you can call the referral service to obtain the name of a lawyer. Often the lawyer will schedule a half hour consultation for a very affordable fee (typically $15-$25). Ask for fee information when you call.
Prison Reform Advocacy Center (PRAC)
617 Vine Street, Suite