Services Provided by Open Arms in 2023
  •  Open Arms provided a total of 9,877 individual services in 2023.
  • 45 adults and 46 children were provided with safe housing at our emergency shelter. 
  • Served 210 individuals in our Rape Crisis Program through emergency room advocacy and individual and group support. 
  • Supported 193 children in Hancock County through our Child Advocacy Program.

  • 4,329 children in Hancock County received prevention and awareness education.
  • Provided assistance and education to 98 individuals in our Violence Recovery Project for offenders. 
  • 1,114 adults participated in our Outreach Program, including support group, individual support, legal advocacy, and emergency room advocacy. 
  • Received 1,481 crisis calls on our 24-hour crisis hotline. 
  • Assisted 70 individuals through our text/chat services.
  • Reached out to 657 people in Hancock County through group presentations and our community education and awareness efforts. 
  • Provided 1,105 supervised visits through our Harmony House program to 283 adults and 169 children.


The following links provide more information about domestic violence and sexual assault.

Domestic Shelters 

Hancock Co. Common Pleas Court: Civil Protection Order (CPO)

Hancock Helps

Legal Aid of Western Ohio

National Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Ohio Alliance to End Sexual Violence

Ohio Domestic Violence Network

RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network)