Community Resources for Indianola Families

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Assisting Agencies

1. The Clintonville-Beechwold Community Resources Center
14 West Lakeview Avenue Columbus, Ohio 43202 (614) 268-3539
Serves zip codes 43202 north of Hudson and 43214 with a food pantry, holiday assistance, after-
school and summer kids programs and the Benefits Bank (offering assistance with applying for
Medicaid, food stamps, Title XX child care subsidies, etc…)

2. St Stephens Community House
1500 E 17th Avenue Columbus, Ohio 43219 (614) 294-6347
Serves the greater Linden area with child care, basic material needs, the Benefits Bank, family
services, senior services and youth services which include after-school programs, tutoring and

3. The Neighborhood House, Inc
1000 Atcheson Street Columbus, Ohio 43203 (614) 292-4941
Serves the near-East side with child care, a food pantry, prenatal health care services, community organizing, after-school and summer camps for kids, and senior services.

4. Godman Guild Association
303 E 6 th Avenue Columbus, Ohio 43201 (614) 294-5476
Serves the near-North side with after-school programs, summer camps, tutoring, mentoring, adult education and employment assistance.

Essential Needs

5. Healthy Start/Healthy Families-Medicaid public insurance managed by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services for Children (up to age 19) in families with income up to 200% of the federal poverty level (FPL) and pregnant women in families with income up to 150% FPL. Apply on-line at or go to Franklin County Job and Family Services Opportunity Center
1721 Northland Park Ave. (614) 233-2000
Hours: Mon – Fri 7.30am – 5pm

6. Women, Infant and Children (WIC ) Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for the healthcare and nutrition of lower-income pregnant women, breastfeeding women, and infants and children under the age of five. Call (614) 645-7280 for more information, multiple locations available.

7. IMPACT Community Action assists low-income households with helping to pay utility bills.
700 Bryden Road (614) 252-2799

8. Legal Aid Society for free legal services for those with low-income. They can provide legal support for housing issues, education, taxes, access to public services, family services including domestic violence, custody and divorces, consumer issues such as bankruptcy, elder law and more.
1108 City Park Avenue Columbus Ohio 43206 (614) 241-20019.

YWCA Family Center- Emergency Family Housing for homeless or soon to be homeless families.
900 Harvey Court Columbus Ohio 43219 (614) 253-7970

10.Charity Newsies provides new school clothes to students in grades K-12 in need.
4300 Indianola Avenue
Columbus Ohio 43214 (614) 263-4300

11.United Methodist Free Stores for clothing and other items
946 Parsons Avenue (614) 443-1713
61 Powell (614) 351-5480
1729 Brice Rd (614) 866-1680

Crisis Numbers

12.CHOICES Domestic Violence hotline, temporary shelter, and programs at (614) 224-4663

13.Franklin County Children Services Child Abuse Hotline (614) 229-7000

14.Suicide Prevention-1-800-273-TALK (8255) or 1-800-SUICIDE (273-8255) 24 hour hotline

15.Netcare Access for mental health emergencies (614) 276-CARE (2273)
Resource lists

16. Cap 4 Kids Columbus Up to date resources for children and families in the Columbus area

Welcome to CAP4Kids Columbus!

17.Hands On Central Ohio Information and referral line on social service, government and
community resources 2-1-1 or (614) 221-2255 Referral line for food pantries (614) 341-2255

18.Columbus Health Department Health Resources for adults and children with limited income,
immunizations, dental services, Healthy Homes program (for concerns about mold, lead, pests
in the home), and much more. (614) 645-7417

19.Nationwide Children’s Hospital Health Care for children regardless of ability to pay.
(614) 722-KIDS

20.Action For Children Child care resource and referrals (614) 224-5437

Please feel free to contact Elizabeth Kraska at
for questions, more information or additional resources.