Community Resources

 BASIC NEEDS
     Clothing and Household Items
 Eligibility: Ashland Co. resident - New, Lightly used clothes, shoes & boots infant - 18 years of age
 Associated Charities 419-281-6061
 After all other resources have been exhausted, depending on funding, will help with work shoes or uniform. Call & leave message, will return your call
 St. Vincent de Paul Society  419-281-1195
 For family's currently receiving services from ACDJFS - Infants & children clothing, personal hygiene itemsAshland County Job & Family Services419-282-5000
 For cancer patients only- Free hats, wigs & other head coverings; mastectomy supplies Ashland County Cancer Association419-281-1863
For clients only in the Learn & Earn Program to earn Baby Bucks for the Baby Boutique for maternity & baby itemsAshland Care/Pregnancy Center419-281-1111
     Financial Assistance
TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families) - Work participation hours required, at or below 200% of the federal poverty level; Child Support - establish paternity, support order & enforce payment. No financial guidelines.
Ashland County Job & Family Services419-282-5000
     Food
SNAP (Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program) Eligibility: within 130% of federal poverty guidelinesAshland County Job & Family Services 419-282-5000
Ash. Co. resident: Food Pantry & taxable items, based on individual need; Satellite Food Distributions:   Polk Fire Station held 3rd Tues. of every month from 6PM until food is gone.  Perrysville Community Center held 4th Wed. of every month from 6-6:45PM or until food is gone. Required is a photo ID and proof of residency.
Associated Charities 419-281-6061
 Eligibility: Income is 185% of Federal Poverty Guidelines, child determined to be at medical/nutritional risk by health professionals; For eligible women that are pregnant, postpartum stage or breastfeeding, infants under the age of one year, and children under the age of five years; A nutrition supplemental food program.WIC (Women, Infant, Children)   419-289-3359
Food Pantry - Mondays 1:30-4:00PM & Tuesday-Friday 10:00AM-4:00PM; Free public community meals Monday - Friday 11:00AM to 11:45AM in community room.Ray and Joan Kroc Salvation Army419-281-8001
Live in Hillsdale School District; Weekly food assistance, No income guidelineHillsdale CARES (Churches Actively Responding to Emergency Situations)419-368-3833
Eligibility: must be residents of the Loudonville-Perrysville school district or non-residents who are members of local churches. Financial guidelines based on Federal Poverty Guidelines plus 10%; Free community meals served 5:00-7:00PM available to all; available listing for food banks & pantries Community Help Mission Loudonville

 

419-685-4991
Eligibility Requirements: any household living at 200% of the federal poverty level or below for the  - Fresh produce distribution: Nova Fire Dept.-2nd Tues. of every month 2-4PM; Ashland Masonic Temple-4th Friday of every month 9-11AMLutheran Social Services (LSS)419-281-8403
     Housing
 Housing placement for homeless (a place not meant for human habitation) individuals & families.  No income guideline.Appleseed Community Mental Health Center 419-281-3716
 Emergency shelter for homeless (a place not meant for human habitation) Ash. Co. women & families. No income guidelines.ACCESS 419-685-1232
 Persons applying need to be below 200% of the federal poverty guideline for assistance; emergency shelter assistance; permanent housing assistance.Ray and Joan Kroc Salvation Army 419-281-8001
 Emergency Shelter Program - Individuals or families lacking a fixed, regular & adequate nighttime residence. Temporary shelter; No income guidelines. Permanent housing for low to moderate income individuals & families - Lincoln Terrace & Loudon Bluffs apartments. Kno-Ho-Co-Ashland   419-281-4327
 Temporary housing - Almond Tree Inn; No income guidelinesTransformation Network   419-207-1188
 Rent assistance; Live in Hillsdale school district, no income guideline.Hillsdale CARES (Churches Actively Responding to Emergency Situations) 419-368-3833
 Rent or deposit help after all other resources have been exhausted. Dependent upon available funding. Call & leave message, will return your call.St. Vincent De Paul Society419-281-1195  
 Proof of last 4 weeks income for entire household & proof of expenditures. Up to $300 for rent/mortgage; once per year per household.Associated Charities 419-281-6061
 Help with rent. Must reside in the Loudonville-Perrysville School District or non-residents who are members of local churches. Eligibility: Federal poverty guidelines plus 10%.Community Help Mission Loudonville 419-685-4991
     Utility/Emergency Assistance
 Proof of last 4 weeks income for entire household & proof of expenditures. Utility disconnection assistance, One time a year assistance up to $300. Associated Charities   419-281-6061
 HEAP - At or below 175% of the federal poverty level. PIPP Plus - At or below 150% of the federal poverty level. Households disconnected or threatened with disconnection from their heating source, one-time payment to heating supplier or bulk fuel vendor. Emergency Service program: those threatened with disconnection of additional utilities - gas, electric & water.Kno-Ho-Co-Ashland   419-281-4327
 Utility assistance, need to be below 200% of the federal poverty guideline.Ray and Joan Kroc Salvation Army 419-281-8001
Assist with water, electric or gas after all other resources has been used. Dependent upon available funding. Call & leave message, will return your call.Saint Vincent De Paul Society419-281-1195
Must be residents of the Loudonville-Perrysville School District or non-residents who are members of local churches. Federal poverty guidelines plus 10%.Community Help Mission, Loudonville 419-685-4991
 Live in Hillsdale school district; Not income based.Hillsdale CARES (Churches Actively Responding to Emergency Situations)419-368-3833  
Project Comfort: one time help with heating costs in the amount of $300, payable to heating provider. Program available from February to April.  Eligibility: families with a minor child & financially eligible. Ashland County Jobs & Family Services 419-282-5000
     Transportation
 Car repairs, car loan payments, vehicle purchase, license plates. PRC application - at or below 200% of federal poverty level. Hourly work requirement, max benefit approximately $1200; Non-emergency transport service to doctor/dentist appointments for current medicaid clients.Ashland County Jobs & Family Services 419-282-5000
  Ashland Public Transit 419-207-8240
 See Senior Services category below Ashland County Council on Aging 419-281-1477
CHILD/ELDER ABUSE/
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
To report child or elder abuse; physical abuse, neglect, emotional maltreatment, and sexual abuse.  Anonymous report allowed.Ashland County Jobs & Family Services
 Child Protective        Services            Adult Protective Services
419-282-5001 Child Abuse Report Line: 855-OH-CHILD
 Victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, intimate partner violence, & stalking.  Support Groups, education, emergency shelter, safety planning, & advocacy services. No income guidelines. Rape Crisis Domestic Violence Safe Haven 419-289-8085     24 Hour Hotline:  800-656-4673
COUNSELING 
    Mental Health
 Child & adult mental health assessment & counseling (home based available). Prescription management, crisis services, psychiatric support, & case management. (Insurance billing & sliding fee scale)Appleseed Community Mental Health Center 419-281-3716  24Hour Crisis: 419-289-6111
 Child & adult counseling (home based available), outpatient services, & case management. (Insurance billing & sliding fee scale). (See also Family Supports Category below).
Catholic Charities Community Services Corp. of Ashland County 419-289-1903
 Specialized treatment for individuals, family, & play therapy, trauma, attachment issues, mood & anxiety disorders, & developmental disorders; Case management. (Sliding fee scale, Insurance & Medicaid billing). Ground Work Play Therapy 419-289-4825
 Note: Find more private services in Ashland area web/phone directories.  

    Substance Abuse

Prevention, Treatment,  Recovery Programming; Driver Intervention Program (RAP); Free 1 Hour education session with counselor for family wanting to understand addiction; individual & group counseling; counselor housed in jail to provide education to individual/group counseling
ACCADA - (Ashland County Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse 419-289-7675
   
   

    Grief & Loss

Infant loss & miscarriage   Ashland Care/ Pregnancy Center419-281-1111
 Grief CounselingACCADA (Ash. Co. Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse) 419-289-7675
KIDSCENE Bereavement Camp, Kid & Adult Bereavement Support Groups; Suicide, Parent's & Widow's Groups Hospice of North Central Ohio 419-281-7107  800-952-2207
 HEALTH/WELLNESS
    Healthcare & Medical Insurance
Immunizations for all ages, will bill insurance company; Availability to those who fall under federal poverty guidelines: Prescription Assistance ProgramAshland County-City Health Department419-282-4232
 For uninsured & under- insured Ashland Co. residents: PMAP (Patient Medication Assistance Program) $10 application fee; Free mammograms for women 50+ with no health insurance Ashland County Cancer Association 419-281-1863
 Serve Ash. Co. residents who fall within 300% Federal Poverty Guidelines, Walk-in hours: Tues. 6-8PM & Sat. 9-11AM; Durable Medical Equipment, $5 lending charge; Free of Charge: Health Insurance Navigator - Guidance for health care options; Wellness Coordinator - for linkage & referral to community agencies Ashland Christian Health Center 419-903-0475
Must be Ashland County resident for emergency, non-narcotic prescription assistanceAssociated Charities419-281-6061
Pregnancy testing, ultrasound verification, adoption & abortion information (open to everyone)Ashland Care/Pregnancy Center419-281-1111
    Health Education
 University Hospital Samaritan 
 Education & Material Support, Parenting Classes, Baby Boot Camp - hands on infant care (Available to everyone)Ashland Care/Pregnancy Center419-281-1111
 Kingston of Ashland 
 Brethren Care Village 

    Nutrition/Nutrition Education

Serve Ashland County residents who fall within 300% Federal Poverty Guidelines, Dietitian - for management of diet and weight concernsAshland Christian Health Center419-903-0475
 WIC (Women, Infant & Children) 
   

    Physical Activity

 Ashland YMCA 
  Ray and Joan Kroc Salvation Army 419-281-8001
   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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