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Disability Rights Ohio
200 Civic Center Drive, Suite 300
Columbus, Ohio 43215
Phone: 614-466-7264 or 800-282-9181
Website: www.disabilityrightsohio.org
Their mission is to advocate for the human, civil, and legal rights of people with disabilities in Ohio.

Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles
1970 W. Broad St.
Columbus, Ohio 43223
General Information: 1-844-644-6268
Website: bmv.ohio.gov
Oversees driver and motor vehicle licensing and registration, among other services.

Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children with Disabilities
165 W Center St Suite 302
Third Floor, Chase Bank Building
Marion, Ohio 43302
Phone: 1-844-382-5452
Website: www.ocecd.org
Established in 1972 and staffed primarily by parents or family members 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.
Website: aging.ohio.gov
Their mission is to deliver practical, person-centered strategies and services that will strengthen and support Ohio’s elders and their communities.

Ohio Department of Agriculture
Office of Communication
8995 E. Main St.
Reynoldsburg, OH 43068
Phone: 614-728-6201
Website: agri.ohio.gov
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
E-mail: contact.center@education.ohio.gov
Website: www.education.ohio.gov
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, 13th Floor
Columbus, Ohio 43215
Phone: 1-800-617-6733
Director: Jeff Davis
Website: www.dodd.ohio.gov
Oversees a statewide system of support and services for people with developmental disabilities and their families. Their mission is continuous improvement of the quality of life for Ohio citizens with developmental disabilities and their families.

Ohio Department of Health
246 N. High St
Columbus, Ohio 43215
Phone: 614-466-3543
Website: www.odh.ohio.gov
Their mission is to protect and improve the health of all Ohioans by preventing disease, promoting good health, and assuring access to quality care.

Ohio Department of Insurance
50 W. Town Street Third Floor – Suite 300
Columbus, Ohio 43215
Phone: 614-644-2658
Website: insurance.ohio.gov
Director: Jillian Froment
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
Columbus, Ohio 43215
Website: www.jfs.ohio.gov
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 and Addiction Services
30 E Broad St, 8th Floor
Columbus, Ohio 43215
Phone: 614-466-2596
Website: www.mha.ohio.gov
Director: Lori Criss
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
E-mail: ohiovet@dvs.ohio.gov
Website: dvs.ohio.gov
Their mission is to empower the veteran and military community through service, support, and economic growth.

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

Ohio Environmental Protection Agency
Southeastern District
2195 Front St
Logan, Ohio 43138
Phone: 740-385-8501
Website: epa.ohio.gov
Interim Chief: Russell Flagg
They oversee pollution control facilities, waste management, and disposal facilities, public drinking water, investigate complaints, and oversee cleanups and spills, and many other services.

Ohio Family and Children First
30 E. Broad St. 11th Floor
Columbus, Ohio 43215
Phone: 614-752-4044
Website: www.fcf.ohio.gov
Director: Chad Hibbs
Enhances the well-being of Ohio’s children and families by building community capacity, coordinating systems and services, and engaging families. Their vision is for every child and family to thrive and succeed within healthy communities.

Ohio History Connection
800 E. 17th Ave.
Columbus, Ohio 43211
Phone: 614-297-2300
Website: ohiohistory.org
E-mail: info@ohiohistory.org
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
Website: homelandsecurity.ohio.gov
E-mail: homelandsec@dps.ohio.gov
Director: Brian Quinn
Their goal is to improve statewide terrorism prevention and protection programs by maintaining appropriate policies and developing staffing plans.

Ohio Legal Aid
Phone: 1-866-791-8362
Website: www.ohiolegalhelp.org
Gives a voice to in-need Ohioans by providing high-quality legal help. Provides legal counsel at no cost to help Ohioans achieve justice for themselves and their families.

Tourism Ohio
PO Box 1001
Columbus, Ohio 43216
Phone: 1-800-BUCKEYE
Website: ohio.org
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 ohio.gov/agencies/


Mike DeWine (R)
Governor’s Office
Riffe Center, 30th Floor
77 South High Street
Columbus, Ohio 43215
Phone: 614-466-3555
Website: www.governor.ohio.gov

Lt. Governor
John Husted (R)

Lt. Governor’s Office
Riffe Center, 30th Floor
77 South High Street
Columbus, Ohio 43215
Website: www.governor.ohio.gov

State Representative 72nd District – Speaker of the House
Larry Householder (R)

77 S. High St, 11th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: 614-466-2500
Website: www.ohiohouse.gov/larry-householder

State Senator 31st District
Jay Hottinger (R)
Senate Building
1 Capitol Square, 1st Floor
Columbus, Ohio 43215
Phone: 614-466-5838
Website: ohiosenate.gov/hottinger

Attorney General
Dave Yost (R)
State Office Tower
30 E. Broad St 14th Floor
Columbus, Ohio 43215
Phone: 800-282-0515
Hours: Monday – Friday: 8 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Website: www.ohioattorneygeneral.gov

Auditor of State
Keith Farber (R)
Office of Auditor of State
Southeast Location
53 Johnson Rd.
The Plains, OH 45780
Phone: 740-594-3300
Website: www.auditor.state.oh.us

Secretary of State
Frank LaRose (R)
180 East Broad St.
Columbus, Ohio 43215
Phone: 614-466-2655
Website: www.sos.state.oh.us

Treasurer of State
Robert Sprague (R)
30 East Broad Street 9th floor
Columbus, Ohio 43215
Phone: 614-466-2160
Website: www.tos.ohio.gov

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