Northeast Ohio Women's Shelters and Resources

Help is Available

According to ABC News, one in four women will be confronted with domestic violence and over 20 percent of pregnant women will die as a result of such violence. The Center for Disease Control estimates that domestic violence touches over 32 million Americans, approximately 10 percent of the population.

Northeast Ohio offers many resources for women, children, and families that are fleeing domestic violence. Read more below. You are not alone.

If you are in Danger, Call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 800 799-7233 to be connected to your nearest shelter

Cleveland Women's Shelters

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  • Laura's Home - 216 472-5500
  • Templum House Domestic Violence Center - 216 651-8484
    • Emergency number - 216 391-HELP
  • Transitional Housing, Inc. - 216 781-2250
  • West Side Catholic Center - 216 631-4741
  • Salvation Army Women's Shelter - 216 881-0559
  • Zelma George Shelter - 216 641-3712 or 216 781-3773
  • WomensSafe Inc. (Chardon) - 440 564-9555
  • East Side Catholic Shelter - 216 641-8989[bar]
  • Shelter (Painesville) - 440 953-9779 or tollfree 440 357-1018
  • Safe Harbour Domestic Violence Shelter (Sandusky) - 419 626-2200 or tollfree 800 953-2207
  • Someplace Safe (Warren) - 330 393-1565
  • Battered Person's Crisis Center (Youngstown) - 330 746-6361

For Legal Information

  • Women Together - 216 391-HELP(4357)
  • Templum House - 216 631-2275
  • Legal Aid - 216 687-1900
  • Witness/Victim - 216 443-7345

Women's Counseling Resources

  • YMCA Domestic Violence Outreach Program - 216 881-6878
  • The Center for the Prevention of Domestic Violence - 216 831-5440​

(updated 3-4-08)