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The name OneEighty came into being in early 2016 as the culmination of a long-term effort to rename and rebrand Liberty Center Connections, the parent organization for STEPS at Liberty Center and Every Woman's House.  

OneEighty provides six primary services to Wayne and Holmes Counties in Ohio. This site details the services provided and offers easy ways to access the services. If you, a friend or a family member are in need of our services, don't wait - contact us today. 

To learn more about our history, click HERE.

Welcome to OneEighty!

Our Services

  • Sarah has been a client at OneEighty for several months, and receives services of housing rental assistance and outpatient counseling.  Sarah arrived at OneEighty “very, very distraught, and in a dark place.”  She was to the point where she had briefly considered suicide, because she was not aware of other options and she wanted her pain to end.  Sarah came to OneEighty as a last-ditch effort, because of her children, who begged her to get better.

    Sarah first went to housing, to find some alternative to living with an alcoholic mother and her mother’s boyfriend after her husband had... Read More

  • Nelly first accessed our Wayne County Victim Advocate while trying to learn about her rights as a victim if she chose to leave her husband, who was extremely abusive. Besides being sexually abusive, he would sometimes kill animals if he was unhappy with her actions. She was afraid to leave because if she couldn’t take her dog with her, she was sure that the dog would be dead in a matter of days.

    Her Advocate told her about OneEighty’s shelter and the Pet Project, which allows for victims’ pets to be boarded in a safe environment while their owners stay in the shelter. Learning about... Read More

Recent Blog Posts

here are certain points in our lives when the world, the people in it, and our circumstances place a great demand on our time, money, and energy. In order to handle whatever life throws at us, it’s important to take care of ourselves.  Self-care can take on a variety of forms. For some people, getting a manicure or pedicure is a great self-care...
Volunteers play an important role at OneEighty and help us accomplish our mission of helping people change direction. Volunteers impact our community by building social networks and raising awareness for an organization. Volunteering can also better you as an individual. People who volunteer their time and money often have lower mortality rates,...
Every year Human Rights Day is observed across the world in order to commemorate the drafting of the Universal Document of Human Rights. This is one of the most translated documents in the world and set out to define fundamental human rights that deserve universal protection.  Human Rights Day is acknowledged on December 10th every year. This was...
Why I Work Here

OneEighty is the premier provider of addiction and substance abuse services, domestic violence sexual assault services, mental health services, housing and supportive services and community health and wellness services in Wayne and Holmes County Ohio and surrounding areas.

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News and Events

  One component of OneEighty services in a shelter that offers respite from intimate partner violence. Clients can reside in the OneEighty shelter for as long as they need to create a healthy situation for themselves and their children. The individuals who stay in the shelter often arrive with just a few items and as a result, face the burden of...
On Saturday, February 9th, Friends and Neighbors of OneEighty hosted their 4th annual Bowling to End Domestic Violence event at Wayne Lanes in Wooster, Ohio. The event raised over $10,000 for OneEighty. 125 bowlers participated as family and friends cheered them on during the following games: 9 Pin, No Tap, 3-6-9 Game and Baker Game. The team with...
Great Decision Wayne County presents: Global Health Issues The Great Decisions lecutre serise is a joint venture between The College of Wooster and the local Wooster community. It began in 1981 and has run annually since that year.   This year OneEighty's Medical Director: Dr. Nicole Labor has been invited to particpate....