Forbes House

aka Lake County Committee on Family Violence, Inc.   |   Painesville, OH   |  www.forbeshouse.org

Mission

Forbes House empowers individuals and families to end the cycle of domestic violence. Our vision is to help victims thrive and to foster an end to domestic abuse through education and advocacy. We are located in Lake County, Ohio, but serve people in need in throughout Northeast Ohio and beyond.

Ruling year info

1979

Executive Director

Wanda Simmons

Main address

Po Box 702

Painesville, OH 44077 USA

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EIN

34-1291205

NTEE code info

Family Violence Shelters and Services (P43)

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Programs and results

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Our programs

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Adult and Children's Counseling

We have an adult and children's counselor on staff to provide counseling services for resident and community clients.

Population(s) Served

We provide off-site, weekly community support groups for adults and children to heal from the trauma of domestic violence.

Population(s) Served

Our Community Outreach Coordinator teaches students, adults, inmates, and more about the causes of domestic violence and how to help others.

Population(s) Served

Our legal advocates work in the municipal and county courts to help survivors of domestic violence obtain Civil Protection Orders, file victim impact statements and more.

Population(s) Served
Population(s) Served

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Financials

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Operations

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Forbes House

Board of directors
as of 4/4/2018
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Board chair

John Dolce

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Yes