Community Social Services
Oftentimes, students have needs beyond mental health. Below is a listing of social services and scholarships, please use this resource to find help for social service needs.
United Way 211 is a free, anonymous, non-emergency referral tool that connects people to health and human services. 2-1-1 provides detailed information on community resources for assistance in a range of areas including food pantries, utility assistance and rent assistance. To use it, simply pick up the phone and dial 2-1-1.
Ohio Job & Family Services programs, commonly known as Ohio Works First, SNAP (Food Assistance) and Medicaid, provide cash, food assistance and health care coverage based on State and Federal eligibility criteria. Applications can be submitted online.
The Ohio Department of Medicaid helps Ohio residents check their eligibility and apply for Medicaid benefits. This site is helpful for Ohio residents who only want to apply for Medicaid.
The Ohio Education and Training Voucher Program is designed to help youth who were in foster care. Students may receive up to $5,000 a year for qualififed school related expenses.
Scholarships for homeless, at-risk, or disadvantaged youth.