24 Hour Helpline: 440-357-1018 / Business Line: 440-357-7321

Where Victims
Become Survivors

Empowering individuals and families to end the cycle of domestic abuse

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Your safety is essential. We’re here to help you get safe and to provide support and encouragement to help you rebuild your life, free of abuse.

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The many ways in which you contribute your time, talents and financial support are deeply appreciated. We are truly grateful for all that you do!

Who We Are

Forbes House is the only domestic violence shelter located in Lake County, Ohio. Our private location provides an ideal place for survivors in Northeast Ohio to heal from the trauma of abuse and rebuild their lives.

When Home is Not Safe

No one deserves to be in an unhealthy relationship. Help and support are available through counseling, support groups, advocacy, safety planning and crisis intervention. All services are provide free of charge. We believe that limited resources should not be a barrier for anyone who needs help. Our resources will help you begin your journey to healing and wholeness.

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Programs & Services

Forbes House is here to listen and help you regain control of your life and achieve independence.

We provide a safe haven for anyone seeking an abuse free life. The shelter is secure and staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Peer support and coordination of community resources to help survivors rebuild their lives.

Partnering is a way we can spread awareness and help those who are in need.

Support comes in many forms at Forbes House. The most common, emotional support is provided through peer and licensed counseling.

Our team of trained professional are here to make sure that you get the help you need.

2024 Gray Rider's Dice Run for DV

August 31, 2024 @ 10:00AM — 5:00PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)

Begin and End at Jeanne’s Joynt : 36219 Vine Street Eastlake , OH 44095

The Gray Rider’s 13th annual Dash for the Cash Run this year benefitting Forbes House. The dice run begins and ends at Jeanne’s in Eastlake with music, food, 50/50, raffle baskets and more! Each ticket gives you a chance to win a wheelbarrow of booze! All Bikes out by noon, police escort to the first stop. Last stop is at Jeanne’s with food, music and raffles! Last bike in by 5pm. Please help end the cycle of domestic violence by supporting Forbes House at this event.

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Call: 440-357-1018

Forbes House Helpline is Available 24/7/365