• Counseling Services


    • Individual, family and group therapy
    • Marriage counseling
    • Play therapy
    • Sand tray therapy
    • Child sexual abuse treatment
    • Sex offender treatment
    • Domestic violence treatment
    • Anger management
    • Trauma and loss/Bereavement
    • Intensive family-based therapy (home based)


  • Family Justice Center


    • Serves Defiance, Fulton and Henry Counties
    • Provides emergency and on-going support and services to victims of domestic violence as well as other victims of crime throughout the legal process


  • Children's Advocacy Center

    • Multidisciplinary Team
      • Is comprised of a group of professionals who represent various disciplines and work collaboratively from the point of report to assure the most effective coordinated response possible for every child.
      • 6 disciplines included in the team:
        • Law Enforcement
        • Child Protective services
        • Prosecution
        • Medical
        • Mental health
        • Victim advocacy


  • Domestic Violence Shelter - House of Ruth


    • Domestic violence shelter for victims and children
    • Receive individual counseling as well as support from staff and peer support groups
    • Houses 22 individuals at a time
    • No charge for victim assistance
    • Community services linkage
    • Victim Advocate services to assist in the law enforcement and court processes
    • Assist victims with re-establishing their independence


  • Group Treatment Services

    • Specialized Treatment Groups Offered:
      • Adult Sex Offenders
      • Juvenile Sex Offenders
      • Domestic Violence Offenders


  • Supervised Visitation Program-The Meeting Place


    • Provide supervised visitation of children and their non-custodial parent in situations involving domestic violence, dating violence, child abuse, sexual assault, or stalking
    • Protect children from the trauma of witnessing domestic or dating violence or experiencing abduction, injury, or death during parent and child visitation exchanges
    • Protect parents or caretakers who are victims of domestic and dating violence from experiencing further violence, abuse, and threats during child visitation exchanges; and
    • Protect children from the trauma of experiencing sexual assault or other forms of physical assault or abuse during parent and child visitation and visitation exchanges


  • Prevention Programs


    • Who Do You Tell?
    • Dating Violence Prevention
    • Domestic Violence Prevention
    • Bullying Prevention/School Safety
    • Stewards of Children