Victim/Witness Assistance (Main Office)

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  1. General Info

The main office is located on the third floor of the Common Pleas Courthouse. Entrances to the courthouse are on Michigan and Erie Streets. If you have any special needs, please contact us in advance.

Our advocates:

  • Inform victims of their rights 
  • Notify victims of court dates/continuances
  • Accompany victims to court proceedings
  • Assist victims in filing for compensation through the Ohio Attorney General's Victims of Crime Compensation Program
  • Provide referrals for other services
  • Provide VINE (Victim Information and Notification Everyday) referrals and registration 
  • Assist victims with victim impact statements
  • Provide short term crisis intervention and employer intervention
  • Facilitate an Empowerment Support Group for victims of Domestic Violence

Location:         Lucas County Courthouse, 3rd Floor, 700 Adams St., Toledo, OH 43604
Office Hours:  M-F, 8:30 AM--4:30 PM
Phone:           419-213-4591
Fax:               419-213-2777

Lucas County Prosecutors Office Victim Witness Department

Divisions of Victim/Witness Assistance:

Lucas County Common Pleas Court General Division (Main Office)
700 Adams
3rd Floor
Toledo, OH 43604
Ph: (419) 213-4591
Fax: (419) 213-2777

Lucas County Common Pleas Juvenile Division
1801 Spielbusch Avenue
2nd Floor
Toledo, OH 43604
Ph: (419) 213-6945
Fax: (419) 213-6956

Hispanic/Latino Outreach
Sofia Quintera Center
1222 Broadway Street
Toledo, OH  43609
Ph: (419) 241-6816

24 Hour Crisis Response Team
Ph: (419) 245-3324

Kids Space
Ph: (419) 245-1601

Victims Forum
Ph: (419) 213-6884

Contact Us


Monday - Friday
8:30 am - 4:30 pm