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Ohio Center for Survivors of Torture, Catholic Charities, Diocese of Cleveland

The Ohio Center for Survivors of Torture (OCST) provides holistic, strengths-based, trauma-informed services to survivors of torture. The OCST is a multidisciplinary team of lawyers, social workers, licensed mental health providers, employment specialists, and a partnership of community organizations. The OCST services are available to any individual who has experienced torture outside of the United States. This includes:

  • Refugees
  • Asylees
  • Asylum seekers
  • Immigrants / Displaced persons
  • US citizens tortured abroad

Services can be extended to family members and others affected by torture according to individual case composition.

If you have questions about the program, eligibility requirement, are working with clients who have disclosed a history of torture, or are interested in learning more about the Ohio Center for Survivors of Torture program, please contact us.

OCST is a member of the National Consortium of Torture Treatment Programs.