Forbes House is here to help

Help line: 440-357-1018

Forbes House offers a 24 hour helpline for crisis intervention, support, and to provide information and referrals. Staff and volunteers are always on call at Forbes House so that anyone needing to come into the domestic abuse shelter may do so no matter what time of the day or night it is. Forbes House strives to help victims free themselves from domestic abuse, whether physical, sexual, or verbal/emotional, and offer them a domestic abuse shelter where they can feel safe and speak openly.

Call 440-357-1018 now if you, or someone you know, needs our help.


What is Forbes House?

Forbes House is Lake County's shelter for victims of domestic violence, providing services to family members whose lives have been affected by physical, emotional, or sexual abuse.

Some who use our services are in physical danger. Others are living with controlling partners in relationships that are emotionally abusive.

Forbes House Statistics

  • Information or assistance for 2321 Crisis Callers,
  • Housing for 88 women and 61 children, amounting to 6604 total bed nights,
  • Legal intakes or Civil Protection Order assistance for 342 women,
  • Transitional housing for 16 women and 22 children, assistance for 66 support group members.

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