State Laws And Let Grow Updates in Ohio

State Laws And Let Grow Updates in Ohio

Let Grow is making a lasting impact across the entire United States. With the help of greater childhood awareness, volunteers and faithful donations, it is our goal to bring Let Grow programs to thousands of schools and neighborhoods across the country. Take a look at what’s happening in Ohio and how you can help.

State Laws And Let Grow Updates in Ohio

State Laws And Policies

Criminal Law:

It is a violation of the criminal code to create a substantial risk to the health or safety of the child, by violating a duty of care, protection, or support. Ohio Rev. Code Ann. § 2929.22. Lack of supervision is not specifically enumerated as a criminal offense but could be included in “substantial risk” in violation of a duty of care.

Juvenile Court | Child Protective Services | Neglect Law:

Ohio has a broad general neglect statute that includes lack of necessary care and refusal to provide treatment, but does not specifically enumerate lack of supervision. Ohio Rev. Code Ann. § 2151.03


This webpage is not a legal document, and Let Grow does not take responsibility for the content. Be mindful that some localities have rules and guidelines even when the state does not. When in doubt, consult your local authorities to confirm the laws where you live. What’s more, laws change, as do judicial interpretations of them, and this webpage may not be updated immediately.

Nationwide State Laws And Policies

Learn More About Laws And Policies In Other States

Right now, most states’ neglect laws are incredibly open-ended. They say things like, “Parent must provide proper supervision.” We agree! But people have different ideas of what that entails. Select a state below to learn more about their laws, policies and how Let Grow is helping.