Ohio Network of Children’s Advocacy Centers (ONCAC)
ONCAC promotes the establishment and success of Multidisciplinary Teams and Children’s Advocacy Centers by providing support, education and networking opportunites to enhance Ohio’s response to child abuse. ONCAC is a chapter of National Children’s Alliance in Washington, D.C.
National Children’s Alliance
National Children’s Alliance is a nationwide not-for-profit membership organization whose mission is to promote and support communities in providing a coordinated investigation and comprehensive response to victims of severe child abuse. NCA provides services to Children’s Advocacy Centers, multidisciplinary teams and professionals across the country.
Jefferson County Department of Job and Family Services
Jefferson County Department of Job and Family Services Children Services Division responds to reports of child abuse, neglect and dependency. The JCDJFS has initiated a campaign called Choose Your Partner encouraging parents to consider who they are choosing for their child(ren) as they choose a partner for themselves. Children depend on parents to make the right choice. Visit http://www.jcdjfs.com/Choose.aspx to find out more.
Local Police Departments
Jefferson County Sheriff: 740-283-8600
Steubenville Police Dept: 740-283-6168
Cross Creek Twp: 264-0131
Empire: 537-1802 ext 2
Mingo Junction: 535-1113
Mt. Pleasant: 769-2603
New Alexandria: 598-4276
Saline Twp: 330-532-1675
Wayne Twp: 740-264-5932
Wells Twp: 740-598-9016
Wintersville: 740-264-5507 or -5508
ALIVE Inc. Sexual Violence Advocacy
ALIVE (Alternatives To Living In Violent Environments) provides emergency sheltering, a 24 hour crisis hotline, and advocacy services to all victims of domestic violence and their children.
National Megan’s Law Helpline
Parents for Megan’s Law and the Crime Victims Center (PFML/CVC) provides national helpline community support and assistance on issues related to Megan’s law, sex offender management and sexual assault prevention. A New York State Certified Rape Crisis Center staffs the National Megan’s Law Helpline to support the community when sex offender notifications are implemented and to provide appropriate law enforcement referrals when registrants are failing to comply with registration requirements or are in positions of trust which may pose a risk to public safety.
You may contact PFML/CVC trained staff who are available to support you and your community at 1-888-275-7365 or visit the website at www.parentsformeganslaw.org for up-to-date information regarding sex offender registration and notification laws and links to sex offender registries nationwide.
Phone: 740-266-3988 • PO Box 2335 • Wintersville, OH 43953
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