COMMUNITY RESOURCES

Talk to your kids about gun safety!
Click here for more information from the NRA’s website: https://eddieeagle.nra.org/parents/
 
Have you or someone you know fallen victim to a scam or fraud?
Click here to visit the Ohio Attorney General’s website for helpful tips and to report fraud:
https://www.ohioattorneygeneral.gov/Individuals-and-Families/Tipster
 
You or someone you know struggling with addiction or mental health issues?
Click here to visit the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Adminstration website: https://www.samhsa.gov/
 
Were you affected by a disaster and need assistance?
Click here to find resources or apply for assistance: https://www.disasterassistance.gov/
 

GOVERNMENT WEBSITES:

Mercer County Officials
Ohio Government
United States Government
Buckeye State Sheriff's Association (BSSA)
National Sheriff's Association
Federal Bureau of Investigation
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms
National Sex Offenders Registry
National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
National Center for Victims of Crime
 

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES FOR FAMILIES:

ChildNet-Intet
Provides insight on internet safety for children and how to promote the positive ways it can be used for youth.
Facebook For Parents
A guide for parents about facebook
FOSI
Family Online Safety Institute-an organization dedicated to working to develop a safer internet for kids and their families.
Get Net Wise
Public service website helping ensure internet users have safe, constructive, educational and entertaining online experiences.
ISafe
Non-profit organization dedicated to educating and empowering youth to safely, responsibly and productively use information from the web.
Net Family News
Kid-Tech news for parents.
Netsmartz
Online safety program of the National Center for Exploited and Missing Children (NCMEC)
Next of Kin Registration Now Available to Ohioans - ODPS and Ohio BMV Launch First of its Kind System
Ohio Department of Public Safety (ODPS) Director Henry Guzmán, Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) Registrar Mike Rankin and Rep. Jim McGregor today announced the launch of Ohio’s Next of Kin Registration System
Safe Youth
Website for S.T.R.Y.V.E. (Striving to Reduce Youth Violence Everywhere), which is a national initiative led by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) aiming to take a public health approach to preventing youth violence before it starts.
Marsy's Law Victims Rights Toolkit
Website to provide information about Marsy's Law Rights for crime victims.