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SAVE THE DATE – Ohio START Summit is Monday, May 1, 2023, from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm at the Fawcett Center, Columbus, Ohio. If you are interested in presenting at the Ohio START Summit, submit the presenter application by February 17, 2023.

Presenter Application Form

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Giving families with substance use disorders a brand-new START

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Giving families with substance use disorders a brand-new START

Our services

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Giving families with substance use disorders a brand-new START

Our services

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Giving families with substance use disorders a brand-new START

Our services

3348

Ohioans served

54

counties

1884

children

Brown County first in nation to be certified for program designed to keep families together

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Our Mission

 

We approach Substance Use Disorders with compassion, understanding and hope for recovery. We work as a team, supporting and holding each other accountable.

We believe in family, love and redemption.

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Ohio START Program Overview

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The Ohio START office is located within the Public Children Services Offices at 37 W Broad Street, Suite 1100, Columbus, OH 43215. For information on a local START team in your county, please contact the local Public Children Services Agency (PCSA). For any more information, please fill out the form at the bottom of the page and we will get back to you.

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Ohio START Children Services Caseworker

provides intensive case management and partners with family peer mentor to serve families in the program

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Ohio START Family Peer Mentor

provides peer support to help families navigate through the child welfare and other systems while also providing hope and motivation to promote healing to keep children safe and families together.

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Behavioral Health

partners with the children service agency to streamline services for Ohio START families

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Our Roles

Ohio START (Sobriety, Treatment and Reducing Trauma) is an evidence-informed children services-led intervention model that helps public children services agencies (PCSAs) bring together caseworkers, behavioral health providers, and family peer mentors into teams dedicated to helping families struggling with co-occurring child maltreatment and substance use disorder.

Our Impact

START News

Visit our News & Resources page for monthly Ohio START newsletters and local news articles highlighting the program.
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Giving families with substance use disorder a brand-new

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