Sex Offender One Stop Resource

Ohio Resources

The links below are to websites that offer information related to Ohio sex offense laws, statistics and other related topics. All website listed below provided information only for the state of Ohio. The resources below are listed in no particular order. If you know of any other resources that should be added to the Ohio sex offender resource list, please contact us and let us know.

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State Register & Laws

  • Ohio Public Sex Offender Registry – This is the Ohio Attorney General official Sex Offender Registry database. It can be used to view information about a Sexual Offender.
  • Ohio Registration Laws – Information about the sex offender laws in more layman’s terms then many sites. This page is provided by The KLAAS Kids Foundation.
  • Sex Offender classification and Treatment in Ohio Prisons – A report written in 2006 that discusses treatment, classification and other related topics in regards to sex offenders in the Ohio prison system. (This is a .pdf file)

Counseling Options

  • The Ohio Department of Youth Services – The Ohio Department of Youth Services school district provides educational programs and services to help youth develop competencies needed to re-enter their home communities as productive citizens.  The ODYS school district is a chartered school district and serves students in grades 6 – 12. All adjudicated sex offenders or offenders committed on a sexually oriented offense are provided a sex offender assessment at Reception to determine the level of treatment need.
  • The Marsh Foundation – The Marsh Foundation provides humane, effective behavioral health care to children, adolescents and their families in a variety of settings and modalities. They offer a program for treating adjudicated young male sexual offenders, ages 11 – 17. They are located in Van Wert, OH.
  • Oesterlen’s Out Client Services – Oesterlen’s community based Sexual Abuse Trauma Treatment Program has evolved in response to an ever increasing need for comprehensive treatment for children, adolescents, and families who have experienced sexual abuse either through victimization or through sexually aggressive/ offending behaviors. Oesterlen’s Out Client Services provides a diverse range of services for boys and girls, ages 5 to 18 years, their families and referring agencies. They are located in Springfield, Ohio.
  • Psych & Psych Services – Psych & Psych Services has been dedicated to providing the most effective and considerate mental health care available. Clients receive confidential, professional counseling, psychotherapy and treatment in the most caring and comfortable manner possible. They provide counseling options for adults and juvenile sex offenders.They are located in Elyria and Lakewood, Ohio.
  • Unison Behavioral Health Group, Inc – Unison Behavioral Health Group, Inc offers group therapy for adults (both male and female) and juvenile sex offenders. They are located in Toledo, OH.
  • The Youth Development Center – The Youth Development Center (YDC) is a therapeutic community-based residential program for teenage boys who suffer from emotional or behavioral disorders or who have been unsuccessful in other out of home placements.  YDC also provides group and individual services for young men with a substantiated history of sexual offense.  Services to this group are provided by certified sex offender therapists. They are located in Cincinnati, OH.
  • Specialized Alternative for Families and Youths (SAFY) – Providing treatment to adolescent offenders to eliminate the risk to the community, SAFY Sexual Offender Program is designed for youth, both male and female, who have substantiated sexual abuse charges. Please visit their site to find which of their locations provide this service.

Other Resources

  • Ohio RSOL – Ohio RSOL is our state affiliate organization for the RSOL (Reform Sex Offender Laws) network.
  • Constitutional Fights – The purpose of Constitutional Fights website is to inform Ohio and United States citizens of Constitutional abuses by our elected officials and politicians. We will be silent no longer. We will hold these elected officials accountable for trampling Our Constitutional Rights!
  • The Ohio Community Corrections Association – The Ohio Community Corrections Association (OCCA) offers to member community correction service providers the opportunity for advocacy and professional development, which enhances the ability to reduce repeat criminal offending.
  • Ohio Justice and Policy Center – Ohio Justice and Policy Center (OJPC) is working for fair-minded, progressive reforms of Ohio’s criminal justice system. OJPC is involved in a number of lawsuits challenging the state’s sex offender residency restrictions.
  • Sex offender Program Certification – The Ohio Departments of Rehabilitation and Correction (ODRC) and Youth Services (ODYS) adopted rules that create a process for the certification of sex offender and child-victim offender programs and rules that establish Advisory Boards to oversee the certification of these programs. This is a report that describe this information written by the Ohio Association of County Behavioral Health Authorities in 2008.
  • One Fallen – Sex Offender Resource – Once Fallen is a resource and fact page on sex offender laws and issues, as well as a support and referral service for registrants and their families.
  • Stop the Senate – Site to find out whom your state senator is and ways to contact him/her.
  • Stop the House of Representatives- Site to find out whom your state House of Representative is and ways to contact him/her.



Roger Wilkerson


Private landlord that rents sleeping rooms to sex offenders; $385/month


Good Samaritan Home (Contact Your Probation and Parole Office)

Mary Alice’s House
543 W. Elm Street, Lima, OH 45801
Ph: (419) 225-9830
Fax: (419) 227-9830
Accepts males and females
Preferred intake from following OH Counties:  Allen, Auglaize, Hancock, Harding, Mercer, Paulding, Putnam, Shelby, Van Wert

Verified on Feb 15,2022

(Contact Your Probation and Parole Office)

Oriana House
P. O. Box 1501, Akron, Ohio 44309
Ph: (330) 996-2222 x 2670
Fax: (330) 761-9021
Email: or
Male offenders; No Tier IIIs (Cuyahoga and Summit); No Tier I and II that require community notification (Cuyahoga only); No convictions for Murder, Rape or a felony against a minor (Cuyahoga only)


Columbus, OH Rooms for Male Registered Persons (approved locations) Shared bathroom and kitchen with Microwave and Refrigerator, Quiet area with same situation clients trying peacefully rebuild lives Only $410-450 mo. plus deposit, Utilities Included, not a nursing home
Apply online at or text “APPLY” to 614-210-3808
Mail Address: P O Box 132447, Columbus Ohio 43213
Email Questions/Concerns:
You can also download the application to fill out and fax by CLICKING HERE


Ohio Resources – Sex Offender One Stop Resource


  1. Ohio is made for all sex offenders to fail. I have been put of 1 yr in October and I have been bounced around to different transition houses because One, no one would give me a job and Two, no one wants to rent to a sex offender and Three, the ODRC & APA make life so changelling we just fail. I am lost since I left prison from doing ten yrs. I have no money. I found a nice house for 10,000 dollars but where to come up with anyone help to get it. I still waiting on SSI. Ohio just wants us to fail so they make sure sex offenders stay behind bars. It’s not right.

  2. Jamie Stanley

    Joseph couldn’t be more correct. I’ve lived it in Cincinnati. I was forced to sleep in 6 degree weather, because no shelter will eccept a sex offender. I spent 10 years in Federal prison, and. I’m ready to go back. I don’t believe this treatment is confined to Ohio
    I see a nation taught to despise sex offenders; embracing it whole heartedly. If black lives matter? Where do the citizens of these United States place us on their sliding scale of importantance?

  3. Ramos

    My husband is on the registry. We lived with my in-laws for a a couple months until they sold their home. Now, we have been homeless trying to find a compliant home/apartment. We have been denied by multiple places, and almost all available places either were taken quickly or were non-compliant. Now, the number of apartments in our area of Ohio is almost non-existent. Shelters won’t take my husband, apartments are about impossible to find because apparently it’s necessary to have a thousand schools and playgrounds and daycare centers in every city, and your distance has to be 1,000 feet “as the crow flies” even though humans aren’t crows, and crows don’t fly in a solitary straight line! (Which is why we couldn’t move with my in-laws when they bought a new house, because “as the crow flies” a church school falls just a few feet within the guidelines.) We will be living out of a motel and it will take probably every last penny of our pay checks, I have no idea how we will pay for food or gas to get him back and forth to work. We really need help finding a place, and we really don’t want to lose his probation officer who truly knows what he’s doing, and has been a huge advocate for us. Also, we can’t afford to move too far from where he works since we only have one vehicle; it takes double the trips for commute. If there’s any help and advice out there, we’d appreciate having it.

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