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 is part of the Office of Migration and Refugee Services of Catholic Charities, Diocese of Cleveland. The OCST services are available to any individual who has experienced torture outside of the United States.
- 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.