The Domestic Violence Shelter, Inc.
A Non-profit Agency Serving
Richland and Huron Counties in Ohio

Support the DV Shelter in our
efforts to prevent domestic
violence. Thank You.

Computer use can be monitored and is impossible to completely clear. If you are in danger, please use a safer computer that your abuser can not access directly or remotely
If you need to quickly get away to an unrelated site, click the escape button and you will be redirected.

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Our Thanks go out to…

To our many volunteers who donated over 10,000 hours of service to The Shelter last year.
"To provide an alternative to living in a violent situation and to offer education and resources necessary for intervention and prevention of violence and to help victims make healthier choices for themselves and their families."

To our financial supporters including:

  • The Richland County Foundation
  • Lexington Moose Lodge #2511
  • Yokota Foundation
  • Spherion Staffing Services
  • The Milton and Beulah Young Foundation
  • Mansfield Referral Association
  • Gamma Beta Sorority
  • NSCS Employees
  • Esther M. Black Fund of the Richland County Foundation

To the survivors who inspire us everyday with their courage and optimism.

Does your partner…
call you names or tell you that no one else would want you?
flaunt relationships or flirt with others while in your presence?
threaten to “punish you or teach you a lesson” if you misbehave?
force you to have sex even if you say “no”
insult your family or friends?
blame you for everything that goes wrong?
Do I …
feel as though I am to blame and if I try harder that the abuse would stop?
like myself less than usual after being with my partner?
cover or make excuses for my partner's behavior?
Does your partner…
behave in cycles of tension building, followed by remorse?
keep guns, knives, or other weapons close at hand?
insist that you ask permission to spend money for household or personal items, whether the money is community fund or your own income?
If you answer yes to any of the following, please seek assistance. You can Contact Us (go to contact page) .


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