Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles
1970 W. Broad St., Columbus, Ohio 43223
Phone: 614-752-7500
Director: John Born
Oversees driver and motor vehicle licensing and registration.

Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children with Disabilities
165 W Center St Suite 302, Third Floor, Chase Bank Building, Marion, Ohio 43302
Phone: 1-800-374-2806
Established in 1972 and staffed primarily by parents of children with disabilities, this is a statewide nonprofit organization that serves families of infants, toddlers, children, and youth with disabilities throughout the state.

Ohio Department of Aging
246 N. High St., First Floor, Columbus, Ohio 43215
Phone: 1-800-266-4346
Hours: Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Director: Bonnie Kantor-Burman
Administers services and supports for older adults, their caregivers, and families. Their goal is to place Ohio on the leading edge of innovation and responsiveness to the growing and changing older population.

Ohio Department of Agriculture
Office of Communication, 8995 E. Main St., Reynoldsburg, OH 43068
Phone: 614-728-6201
Director: David Daniels
Their mission is to protect Ohio citizens by ensuring the safety of the state’s food supply, to maintain the health of Ohio’s animals and plant life, and to create economic opportunities for Ohio’s farmers, food processors, and agribusinesses.

Ohio Department of Education
25 S Front St, Columbus, Ohio 43215
Phone: 1-877-644-6338
Superintendent of Public Instruction: Dr. Richard A. Ross
The Ohio Department of Education oversees the state’s public education system, which includes public school districts, joint vocational school districts and charter schools. The department also monitors educational service centers, other regional education providers, early learning and childcare programs, and private schools.

Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities
30 E Broad St, 12th Floor, Columbus, Ohio 43215
Phone: 1-800-617-6733
Director: John Martin

Ohio Department of Health
246 N. High St, Columbus, Ohio 43215
Phone: (614) 466-3543
The Ohio Department of Health has three divisions and nine offices whose main goal is to overlook the health and safety of all Ohioans. To learn more about what these divisions and offices do, visit their website and click ‘About Us’.

Ohio Department of Insurance
50 W. Town Street, Third Floor – Suite 300, Columbus, Ohio 43215
Phone: 614-644-2658
Director: Mary Taylor
Their mission is to provide consumer protection through education and fair but vigilant regulation while promoting a stable and competitive environment for insurers.

Ohio Department of Job and Family Services
30 E Broad St, 32nd Floor, Columbus, Ohio 43215
Phone: (877) 852-0010
They are committed to improving the well-being of Ohio’s workforce and families by promoting economic self-sufficiency and ensuring the safety of Ohio citizens.

Ohio Department of Mental Health
30 E Broad St, 8th Floor, Columbus, Ohio 43215
Phone: (614) 466-2596
Toll Free: 1-877-275-6364
Their mission to provide statewide leadership of a high-quality mental health and addiction prevention, treatment and recovery system that is effective for all Ohioans.

Ohio Department of Veterans Services
77 S. High St., 7th Floor, Columbus, Ohio 43215
Phone: 614-644-0898
Director: Chip Tansill
Their mission is to empower the veteran and military community through service, support, and economic growth.

Ohio Department of Youth Services
30 W. Spring St., Columbus, Ohio 43215
Director: Harvey J. Reed
Phone: (614) 466-4314
DYS is the juvenile corrections system for the state of Ohio and is mandated to confine felony offenders ages 10 – 21. During their stay, youth engage in programming that is designed to address their criminological and behavioral needs.

Ohio Emergency Management Agency
2855 West Dublin-Granville Rd. Columbus, Ohio 43235
Phone: 614-889-7150
Executive Director: Sima Merick
Their mission is to coordinate activities to mitigate, prepare for, respond to, and recover from disasters.

Ohio Environmental Protection Agency
2195 Front St, Logan, Ohio 43138
Phone: (740) 385-8501
Acting Chief: Holly Tucker
They oversee pollution control facilities, waste management, and disposal facilities, public drinking water, investigates complaints, oversees cleanups and spills, and many other services.

Ohio Family and Children First
25 S Front St, Columbus, Ohio 43215
Phone: (614) 752-4044
Director: Angela Sausser Short
The goal of FCFC is to serve each family and child to the highest standards of performance without expensive duplication or overlap. Services provided include health and safety, family enrichment, parent education, mental health, child and youth services, substance abuse prevention, and education for earning a living.

Ohio Federation for Children’s Mental Health
1225 Dublin Rd. Ste. 125, Columbus, Ohio 43215
Phone: (614) 224-2700
They are focused on the issues of children and youth with emotional, behavioral, or mental health needs and their families.

Ohio History Connection
800 E. 17th Ave., Columbus, Ohio 43211
Phone: (614) 297-2300
Their mission is to spark discovery of Ohio’s stories, embrace the present, share the past, and transform the future.

Ohio Homeland Security
1970 W. Broad St., Columbus, Ohio 43223
Phone: (614) 387-6171
Executive Director: Richard L. Zwayer II
Their goal is to improve statewide terrorism prevention and protection programs by maintaining appropriate policies, and developing staffing plans.

Ohio Legal Services
Phone: 1-866-LAW-OHIO
Provides legal assistance to low-income Ohioans.

Ohio Legal Rights Services
50 W Broad St Suite 1400, Columbus, Ohio 43215
Phone: (614) 466-7264 or (800) 282-9181
Their mission is to advocate for the human, civil, and legal rights of people with disabilities in Ohio.

Tourism Ohio
PO Box 1001, Columbus, Ohio 43216
Phone: 1-800-BUCKEYE
Their mission is to aggressively position Ohio as a relevant travel destination and support Ohio’s tourism industry to drive economic prosperity throughout the state.

For a full list of state agencies, visit


Governor John Kasich (R)
Governor’s Office; Riffe Center, 30th Floor, 77 South High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215
Phone: (614) 466-3555

Lt. Governor Mary Taylor
Lt. Governor’s Office; Riffe Center, 30th Floor, 77 South High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215

State Representative 72nd District Bill Hayes (R)
77 S. High St, 11th Floor, Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: (614)466-2500
Fax: (614) 719-6991

State Senator 31st District Jay Hottinger (R)
Senate Building; 1 Capitol Square, 1st Floor, Columbus, Ohio 43215
Phone: (614) 466-8076

Attorney General Mike DeWine (R)
State Office Tower; 30 E. Broad St 14th Floor, Columbus, Ohio 43215
Phone: (800) 282-0515

Auditor of State David A. Yost (R)
Office of Auditor of State; 88 East Broad Street 5th floor, Columbus, Ohio 43215
Phone: (800) 443-9275

Secretary of State Jon Husted (R)
180 East Broad St., Columbus, Ohio 43215
Phone: (877) 767-6446

State Board of Education
25 South Front St., Columbus, Ohio 43215
Phone: 1-877-644-6338

Treasurer of State Josh Mandel
30 East Broad Street 9th floor, Columbus, Ohio 43215
Phone: (614) 466-2160

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