Truancy Resources

The following information is provided to assist local school districts regarding Ohio Truancy requirements, navigating court processes and procedures, and filing official truancy Complaints with the Lorain County Domestic Relations Court. Information on this site is for educational purposes only, and it should not be construed as legal advice. If you have specific legal questions, please consult with an attorney.

School Attendance Toolkit and Resources

Website Flow Chart Oct. 2023


Ohio Department of Education – Attendance Support

Phone:                  (614) 387-2202
Website:               ODE Attendance Support

          Attendance information


Other School Resources


 Examples of Attendance Forms from ODE

Please visit the ODE Attendance Support page below for the most updated sample forms and school resource information.

Supreme Court of Ohio – Truancy Resources

    Lorain County Juvenile Court Information & Resources

    Juvenile Local Rule 31

    Truancy resources from LCDRC



    *All Complaints must be e-filed. In addition to the Complaint, a Complaint Checklist and accompanying document must be submitted to the Court.

              Lorain County Juvenile Court Assessment & Resource Center

    Address:             1070 Infirmary Road, Elyria, OH 44035
    Phone:                (440) 326-4019
    Email:                  [email protected]
    Website:              Assessment & Resource Center

    • Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 9:00 pm, Saturday and Sunday, 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm
    • Walk-ins welcome!