Public Defender's Offices
Hamilton County: 513.946.3700 or http://www.hamiltoncountypd.org.
Butler County: 513.887.3540 or http://publicdefender.butlercountyohio.org/
Brown County: 740.593.6400
Clermont County: 513.732.7223 or www.clermontcountyohio.gov
Clinton County: 937.382.1316 or http://co.clinton.oh.us/courts/public-defender
Highland and Warren Counties: There are no public defender’s offices. The courts in those counties appoint an attorney for eligible defendants.
Other Non-Profit Agencies
Cincinnati Bar Association’s Online Legal Directory can help you to find the right lawyer for you: https://www.cincybar.org/LRS/Request-Form
Pro Kids is Hamilton County court appointed special advocate for abused and neglected children: www.prokids.org or 513.281.2000
Pro Seniors helps adults age 60 and over: www.proseniors.org or 513.345.4160
YWCA Domestic Violence Hotline:
Women Helping Women: 513.977.5541
24 hour Crisis Line: 513.381.5610
Warren County Abuse and Rape Crisis Center:
United Way 211 Help
Cincinnati Works provides job readiness training and ongoing employment counseling: www.cincinnatiworks.org or 513.744.9675
The Veterans Administration, Cincinnati Outreach Division Office: 513.763.3500
Veterans Experiencing Current or Imminent Homelessness: Contact The Department of Veterans Affairs’ National Hotline for Homeless Veterans at 1.877.424.3838 to be connected with a “homeless point of contact” at the nearest VA facility.
Emergency Rental Assistance Outside of Hamilton County
Residents of the City Of Hamilton ONLY: Neighborhood Housing Services of Hamilton (NHSH) – Residents of the City of Hamilton ONLY – contact Paige at (513)737-9301 or Paige@nhshome.net
Butler County Residents: Supports to Encourage Low Income Families (SELF) at (513)868-9300 – X200
Butler County Residents: Salvation Army (513)863-1445
Butler County Residents: Family Promise of Butler County – (513)444-2033
Butler County Residents: Emergency Money Fund (EMF) – (513)295-2767
Butler, Clermont and Warren County Residents: Homeless Crisis Response Program (HPRP) Tara Ramsey (513)695-3385 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Brown County Residents: Housing Assistance for the Homeless – 937-378-6041 Ext. 262, 285 – 800-233-7891 Ext. 262, 285
All residents should check for the availability of funds from local churches and St. Vincent DePaul.
For more details about available rental assistance, including for residents of Hamilton County, please check our COVID self-help materials at https://www.lascinti.org/get-help/covid-information/