March 3, 2017

Victims’ Rights Luncheon to be held April 6

BATAVIA, Ohio (March 3, 2017) – Clermont County’s 4th annual National Crime Victims’ Rights Week Luncheon will be held at 11:30 a.m. on April 6 at Pattison Park Lodge, 2228 US 50, Batavia. The public is invited to attend.

The lunch is sponsored by the Clermont County Advocacy Alliance on Violence and the Clermont County Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Team.

Speakers will include Scott O’Reilly, an assistant county prosecutor who specializes in child abuse, domestic violence and sexual assault cases, as well as two survivors of domestic violence.

“We began this luncheon four years ago to shine a light on crime victims in Clermont County and to bring awareness to the resources that were available to help them,” said Stephanie Ross, Director of the Victim Assistance Office within the Prosecutor’s Office. Her office assisted more than 2,300 victims of crime in 2016.

The members of the Advocacy Alliance include the Prosecutors Office, YWCA, Mental Health & Recovery Board, Juvenile Court, Sheriff’s Office, Child Focus, and Greater Cincinnati Behavioral Health Services.

For more information, contact Ross at sross@clermontcountyohio.gov.

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