A board of alcohol, drug addiction, and mental health services established under Chapter 340. of the Revised Code is responsible for the enforcement of applicable federal requirements and rules of the board adopted under section 5119.66 of the Revised Code for the safety and effectiveness of facilities and programs of shelters for runaways located in the county.
(A) "Runaway minor" means any minor, whether a resident or nonresident of the state, who is separated from a person having responsibility for his care or education, and appears to be in need of emergency housing and other services. Included are minors who return to their families and those whose return is inadvisable for protective reasons or a stressful family situation. A minor may be considered to be in need of temporary emergency housing and short-term counseling with or without the consent of his parent, guardian, or custodian.
(B) "Shelter for runaways" means a facility that offers to provide and does provide to the public, crisis short-term counseling and temporary emergency housing for runaway minors.
Effective Date: 10-10-1989