Collaborating to Keep Ohio Families Safe & Together


The Ohio Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) Collaborative is a partnership of the Ohio Department of Job & Family Services, the Supreme Court of Ohio, the Family and Youth Law Center (FYLaw) at Capital University Law School, The Safe and Together Institute, and other key stakeholders dedicated to addressing IPV in Ohio child welfare cases by providing public children services agencies and community partners with technical assistance and Safe and Together trainings that focus on perpetrators’ patterns of behaviors, non-offending parents’ protective capacities, and the impact of domestic violence on children.


The Collaborative was established with the goal of keeping children in the care of the survivor parent when that is a safe option and reducing trauma to those experiencing violence in their homes by forging community partnerships to develop a collaborative and holistic response to intimate partner violence.


Safe & Together CORE Days 1-2
October 28th and 29th in Lorain County
Safe & Together CORE Days 1-2
November 6th and 7th in Ashtabula County
Safe & Together CORE Days 3-4
November 7th and 8th in Lorain County

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September News
Fall Reading Edition, plus Domestic Violence Awareness Month Activities
Read Our August News
Continue your Safe & Together learning, 2019 Child Welfare Virtual Expo, addressing DV in schools
Check Out Our June News
2019 Annual IPV Survey, Interdisciplinary Child Welfare Institute, VAWA Turns 25

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