Columbiana County

The County Resource Directory
provides a self-service database of agencies
and programs serving County residents

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The Ohio Benefit Bank

Neighbors helping neighbors


Trained counselors are available where you live, work, play, and pray. Call today to check your eligibility and find a site near you:

  • Prescription Assistance
  • Access to Tax Credits
  • Food Assistance
  • Medical Coverage
  • Assistance with utilities
  • And other community supports

Ohio Here to Help

Website to locate assistance with:

-education & training 






-child care                  

-child support 


-applications for services

Ohio Airs Service Map

Interactive information and referral website

Community Action Agency of Columbiana County Inc.

7880 Lincole Pl.

Lisbon, OH  44432

Phone:  330-424-7221

The Community Services Network is made of more than 1100 local, private, non-profit and public agencies that work to alleviate poverty and empower low-income families in communities throughout the United States.

Services:  transportation, prescription, eye care, rental assistance, energy assistance (HEAP), employment, child development, food/nutrition (pantries & emergency food), housing & community development (repairs), youth programs, transportation, senior services, rural transit.

Ohio Home Weatherization Program (HWAP)

7880 Lincole Pl.

Lisbon, OH  44432

Phone:  330-424-4013 or 800-282-0882



The Ohio Home Weatherization Assistance Program (HWAP) is a no-cost energy assistance program designed to increase the energy efficiency of dwellings owned or occupied by income-eligible Ohioans, reduce participants' household energy expenditures, and improve participants' health and safety. HWAP is federally funded by the U.S. Department of Energy and provided to Ohioans at no cost for customers Households at or below the federal poverty guidelines or households receiving Supplemental Security Income qualify for this no-cost program.

Any individual, homeowner, or renter with an income that falls into the federal government's poverty guidelines can apply for services under the HWAP. As required by the federal government, HWAP providers give priority to people over the age of 60 and those with disabilities. The local agency's review of your application will determine your eligibility for services.

Office of the Ohio Consumers' Counsel

10 W Broad St., Ste. 1800

Columbus, OH  43215-3485

Phone:  877-742-5622 or 614-466-8574


The Office of the Ohio Consumers' Counsel represents households in court and educates consumers about electric, natural gas, telephone, and water issues.

State law prevents utilities from disconnecting a consumer’s electric and natural gas services for nonpayment if a permanent member of the household has a medical condition defined as “especially dangerous” to health and the consumer has a medical certification waiver on file with the utility company. 

In some cases, electric companies can give preference to prevent disconnection or establish a reconnection of utility service to individuals who rely on life support devices, such as respirators, ventilators or other medical equipment.  

Contact you utility company directly or Public Utilities Commission of Ohio Call Center hotline at 800-686-PUCO (7826).

Social Welfare Services

Find social and welfare services in your area by entering your zip code at this web site:


Area Agency On Aging, AAA 11
5555 Youngstown-Warren Rd., Ste. 2685, 2nd Fl.

Niles, Ohio 4446

Phone: 330-505-2300 or 800-686-7367

Fax:  330-530-8862


Long-term Care Ombudsman


Adult day services, Companion services, Home delivered meals, Home medical equipment, Homemaker services, Home repair, Electronics monitoring systems, and medical transportation.


The Ombudsman addresses the concerns of consumers in a variety of long term care settings. by investigating and resolving complaints; Promoting the enforcement of laws and regulations; Advising and recommending policy to sttae andd federal government agencies on long term care issuses; and educating the public, consumers, providers, and policy makers.


1-800-651-6223, x526

ActivStyle is a full-service medical supply company that specializes in providing incontinence products to Medicaid recipients. We are committed to helping the underserved Medicaid-eligible patients and their families. Our expertise in understanding technical medical regulations allows us to give you the level of service that you deserve.

If you are on Medicaid, most of our products can be provided to you at no cost.

ActivStyle has a fully stocked warehouse and maintains a highly trained staff of incontinence specialists to ensure that you can find the products that best suit your level of incontinence. If you qualify, we will do all the billing, obtain the prescriptions from your physician, and complete any other Medicaid paperwork for you. Additionally, we do not charge for shipping the products directly to your home.

Safelink Wireless

SafeLink Wireless is a government supported program that provides a free cell phone and airtime each month for income-eligible customers

Columbiana County Department of

Job and Family Services
110 N Nelson Ave
Lisbon , OH 44432
Phone: 330- 424-1471

Adult Protective Services (APS)

Phone: 330- 746-6561

Child Protective Services  (CPS)

Phone: 330- 424-7781

Help Hotline: 330-424-7767

Assistance with health care, food stamps, Financial assistance, food stamps, Shelter and transportation



APS responds to and investigates reports of elderly abuse, exploitation or neglect in a timely manner, and to offer assistance where needed.

CPS services are for families with children determined to be at risk of abuse and neglect.

Columbiana County Board of Developmental Disabilities
7675 State Route 45
Lisbon, OH 44432

Phone:  330- 424-7788

Family Support Services

35947 State Route 172

Lisbon, Ohio 44432

Phone:   330-424-7787

Help Hotline Crisis Center

330-424-7767 or 330-747-2696

County agency providing supports to children and adults who have mental retardation or developmental disabilities.

Crisis Intervention/ Mental Health Services
Crisis Center, Inc.


TDD: 330-744-0579

Senior Line: 330-747-2697

Victims of Crime: 330-747-2696

Crisis prevention and intervention for drug abuse and mental health services.

Prosecutor's Office

105 S Market St.

Lisbon, OH  44432

Phone:  330-420-0140

The Justice League of Ohio is the only crime victims’ rights legal clinic in the state of Ohio that provides free legal representation in criminal court to citizens victimized by crime to protect their legal rights.



Children's advocacy centers

Counseling services

Domestic violence shelters

Elder care and abuse

Legal services

Rape crisis centers

SANE programs

National Domestic Violence Hotline
Phone 1-800-799-SAFE(7233)
Services are for families with children determined to be at risk of abuse and neglect.
Family and Community Services of Columbiana County
PO Box 413, 966 1/2 Market Street
Lisbon, ohio 44432
Phone: 330-424-9500

Salvation Army
413 E 4th St.
East Liverpool, OH 43920

Phone: 330-385-2086

Services provided are health services, addiction dependency, worship services, and family tracing

Goodwill Industries
Columbiana County
187 S Broadway Ave
Salem, OH 44460

Phone: 330- 337-9685

This non-profit organization helps people with education, training, and career services for people with physical, mental and emotional disabilities.

Catholic Charities
Phone: 330- 420-0845

Senior Center

600 Et 4th St.

East Liverpool, Ohio 43920

Phone:   330-385-4732

Christina House (domestic violence shelter is an undisclosed location)

115 E Washington St.

Lisbon, OH  44432

Phone:  330-420-0036 or 330-420-0037

This organization provides services to help children and youth succeed, strengthening and supporting families

Emergency Assistance

  • Utility payments
  • Food service
  • Emergency Assistance (shelter, clothing, food, homeless, transportation, back-to-school)
  • Domestic Violence Shelter
  • Parenting Skills
  • First Step Preganancy & Family Support
  • Clothing & more

United Way of Northern Columbiana County
713 E State St
Salem , OH 44460

Phone: 330- 337-0310

This organization provides services to help children and youth succeed, strengthening and supporting families

Starkey Hearing Foundation

Hear Now


Hear Now is a national non-profit program committed to assisting those permanently residing the in the U.S. who are deaf or hard of hearing and have no other resources to acquire hearing aids.


Our Mission: Change the social consciousness of hearing and hearing matters through education and research while providing the gift of hearing to those in need around the world.

Sight for Students (1-800-290-4964)

Vision USA (1-800-766-4466)

Eye Care America (1-800-222-3937)

Free or Financial Assistance with Eye Exams and/or glasses



Registered dieticians will work with Ohio Medicaid patients who require tube feedings or nutritional supplements to receive their nutrition supplies free.

Metropolitan Housing Authority
Columbiana County
500 Main St
Wellsville , OH 43968
Phone: 330- 532-4006
Their programs provide assistance to low and moderate income families and individuals.


Home Energy Assistance Program

Call HEAP toll-free at (800) 282-0880 during regular business hours (7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.) Monday through Friday. For the hearing-impaired with a telecommunication device for the deaf (TTD), call toll-free number (800) 686-1557

The Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) is a federally funded program administered by the Ohio Department of Development's Office of Community Assistance (OCA). It is designed to help eligible low-income Ohioans meet the high costs of home heating. If you are eligible for assistance, the amount of your one-time HEAP benefit wilI depend on federal funding levels, how many people live with you, total household income, and the primary fuel you use to heat your home. In most cases, the one-time benefit will be a credit applied to your energy bill by your utility company (or fuel vendor).

Save the Dream Ohio


Restoring stability

Avoiding foreclosure

Creating financial fitness

Ohio Housing Finance Agency

57 East Main Street

Columbus, Ohio 43215

Phone: 614.466.7970, 1.888.362.6432

TDD: 614.466.1940

The Ohio Housing Finance Agency offers affordable housing opportunities for Ohioans from rental assistance to home ownership. OHFA provides access to financial resources for the development and management of affordable, safe, and sanitary housing. The agency's programs serve first-time homebuyers, renters, senior citizens, and other populations with special needs who otherwise might not be able to afford quality housing. (Serves all 88 Counties in Ohio)

Find information on assistance programs, charity organizations, and other resources that will provide you with help paying your bills, mortgage and debt, show you how to save money, as well as provide some tips and ways to pay bills when money is tight

Health Department
7360 State Route 45
Lisbon , OH 44432

Phone:  330-424-0272

The health department performs food licensing and food inspection, vaccination programs, free STD and AIDS tests, and other medical assistance.

American Red Cross of Mahoning County

(nearest office to Columbiana County)
661 Mahoning Avenue NW
Warren , OH 44483
Phone:  330-392-2551

This agency helps prepare communities for emergencies and keep people safe

RX for Ohio Website; RxforOhio is a program that connects qualified, low-income people with discount prescription drugs, direct from the pharmaceutical manufacturer.

Autism Society Of Ohio Tri-County Chapter

3 Centennial Drive

Poland, Ohio 44514

Phone: 301-501-7553

Tri-County Chapter of the Autism Society has developed this information to assist you along the way. Included is a list of many agencies which provide services to the autism population.
Community Action Agency of Columbiana Co., Inc. Head Start

7880 Lincole Place Lisbon, OH 44432

Phone:  330-424-7221

Fax:  330-424-4182

The Ohio Head Start Association, Inc. (OHSAI) is the membership organization for all Head Start programs in the state. In fulfillment of our mission, we offer support for professional development through training and technical assistance for Head Start administrators, staff and parents. These efforts include offering high quality training in all areas of Head Start program operations and in areas of personal and professional growth for staff and parents as well. We support the importance of the need for world class leadership in our Head Start programs and to this end provide extensive leadership training opportunities for Head Start program managers and staff.   We advocate for the Head Start program whenever and wherever we can, thus we advance the concepts of child development, good parenting skills, the social, physical and emotional well being of Head Start families, and we support the philosophies contained in the Head Start mandate.

Columbiana County Mental Health and Recovery Services Board
P.O. Box 500
Lisbon OH 44432

Phone:  330-424-0195 ext. 492

Community Involvement is a workgroup of the Recovery Steering Committee. This group is open to consumers, family members, and staff who are interested in getting more involved in the community. The workgroup meets on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 10 am, in the Living Room at the Counseling Center. Some activities of Community Involvement include:

  • toy give away at Christmas
  • school clothing give away
  • Welcome Wagon
  • work with community non-profit organizations (Way Station)
  • various fundraising activities
  • assist with annual Recovery Conference

The Community Involvement Workgroup originated in Columbiana County, and is operated through the Columbiana County Mental Health and Recovery Services Board (CCMHRSB) in Lisbon, Ohio. Stipend seats for Community Involvement are currently available.

AccessOhio Mental Health Center of Excellence

East Location:

99 North Brice Road, Suite 360

Columbus, Ohio 43213

Phone: (614) 367-7700

North Location:

8100 Ravines Edge Court, Suite 200

Columbus, Ohio 43235

Phone: (614) 985-3112

AccessOhio is a Mental Health Agency licensed by the Ohio Department of Mental Health. AccessOhio provides treatment addressing all aspects of mental illness to include:

Bipolar disorder, Schizophrenia, Depression, Obsessive compulsive disorder, Anxiety disorder, ADHD/ADD, Autism, Insomnia, Addictions, Dementia, Post-traumatic Stress disorder, Chronic fatigue syndrome, etc.

If you need additional information about getting services in your county, please contact:

Becky Somerville 740-503-8032

Patty Parsley 614-915-4638

National Suicide Hotlines

Toll-free/24 hours/7days a week


National Hopeline Network



National Suicide Prevention Lifeline



YAH! Youth America Hotline

Counseling for Teens by Teens



The Trevor Project


Crisis intervention & suicide prevention for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth

Crisis Chat

Online Emotional Support


I'm Alive

An Online Crisis Network

Suicide & Crisis Chat


Vet 2 Vet



Veterans Crisis Line

1-800-273-8255, Press 1


1-800 PPD MOMS (773-6667)

Postpartum Depression?

Talk to a mom who's been there.

1-800-799-4889 TTY

Online tools for Depression and Bipolar Disorder

Moodtracker features:

  • Graphical mood chart
  • Medication history
  • Public forum
  • Support Alerts
  • Connect with your caregiver

The Counseling Center of Columbiana County

40722 St. Rte. 154, P.O. Box 429
Lisbon, OH 44432-0429
Phone: 330-424-9573
Fax: 330-424-7140

Salem Branch Office
188 North Lincoln
Salem, OH
Phone: 330-332-1514
Fax: 330-332-4938

East Liverpool Branch Office
518 Market St.
East Liverpool, OH
Phone: 330-386-9004
Fax: 330-386-9023

Children & Family Services

The Counseling Center programs/services begin at birth to help provide a healthy start, and continue on throughout their school years. Families must be included i the nurturing and problem solving process, thus our programs also provice support for parents, siglings and care-givers.

We Believe:

Youth and families do better when they express their thoughts and feelings to others in a friendly and cooperative atmosphere.

Our Services

Children & Families

Adult Services

Substance Abuse

Residential Services

Vocational Services


Crisis Intervention

Forsensic Services

Mental Health Education

Peer Support Services

Columbiana County Educational Service Center

38720 Saltwell Road
Lisbon, OH  44432

Phone:  330-424-9591
Fax:  330-424-9481

"Provide Quality Services through cooperative efforts
to create success for all students"

Our Mission Statement is accomplished by:

communicating effectively
working collaboratively
promoting innovation
supporting life-long learning
providing direct and indirect services to students.

It is the belief of the Columbiana County Educational Service Center Board that the County Educational Service Center should function as a service agency providing services to those school districts in Columbiana County as requested. The primary goal of the Board shall be to enhance educational opportunities to all students in Columbiana County through the provision of specialized programs, related services, consulting services, and other special projects so requested by participating districts

Legal Services Corporation


Our Mission: To promote equal access to justice in our Nation and to provide high quality civil legal assistance to low-income persons.

For Columbiana County:

Community Legal Aid Services, Inc.

3rd Floor, The Rose Building

265 South Main Street

Akron , OH 44308

(866) 584-2350

Alzheimer's Helpline


Our 24/7 Helpline serves people with memory loss, caregivers, health care professionals and the public.

Our highly trained and knowledgeable staff can help you with:


.Understanding memory loss, dementia and Alzheimer's

.Medications and other treatment options

.General information about aging and brain health

.Skills to provide quality care and to find the best care from professionals

.Legal, financial and living-arrangement decisions

Our 24/7 Helpline also features:

.Confidential care consultation provided by master's level clinicians who can help with decision-making support, crisis assistance and education on issues families face every day

.Help in a caller's preferred language using our translation service that features over 140 languages and dialects

.Referrals to local community programs, services and ongoing support

Talking Books


Free recorded books, magazines and playback equipment to eligible blind, visually impaired, physically handicapped, and reading disabled Ohio residents.

The Golden Buckeye Card


More than two million Ohioans are eligible for the Golden Buckeye card, honored at more than 16,000 businesses statewide. Golden Buckeye cardholders have saved an estimated $2 billion since 1976. All Ohioans age 60 or older, as well as adults age 18-59 who have disabilities as defined by Social Security, are eligible for a free Golden Buckeye Card.

Ohio Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program

Contact your Area Agency on Aging for up-to-date-information on this and other programs.

Phone: 330- 505-2300


The Ohio Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program helps older Columbiana County residents enjoy locally grown fresh fruits, vegetables, herbs and honey.Any person 60 and older meeting income eligibility guidelines of $20,035 or less as a single person or $26,954 or less for a household of two can sign up for the program through the Community Action Agency of Columbiana County.Each person eligible will receive ten (10) $5.00 coupons that can be redeemed for produce at a participating Farmers' Market.Our grant will allow 600 seniors in Columbiana County to be served.

Participants can use coupons over the course of the growing season or all at once if he/she chooses.Home bound participants may have a proxy go to the farm markets and purchase produce with their coupons for them.

Modest Needs

Visit for eligibility guidelines, registration, and application.

"We work to promote the self-sufficiency of the 'working poor' - the hard-working but low-income individuals and families that conventional philanthropy has otherwise forgotten. Modest Needs offers grants to low-income but generally self-sufficient households, displaced workers struggling to return to the work force, permanently disadvantaged persons struggling to afford medical care, and small non-profit organizations." Grants are paid directly to the vendor or creditor.

Three main grant programs:


- Self Sufficiency -help low-income households with short-term emergency expenses

- Bridge -For persons who will become more self-sufficient once a full month's pay has been received, but need assistance during the transition period.

- New Employment -helps people in their job search.

Simply EZ HDM of Northwest Ohio, LLC

1130-A Damar Dr.

Akron, OH  44305

Phone:  330-633-7490 or 800-800-9929

Fax:  330-633-7690


We deliver more than 25,000 meals per week to over 47 counties in Ohio. Our weekly visits bring a variety of meals including low-sugar and low sodium choices as well as adhering to sensitive dietary restrictions. Our portions are freshly sealed for easy heat and serve.

If you are not affiliated with Passport, Title III C, or Ohio Home Care programs, you may purchase meals direct from us. Five meals a week (our minimum) is only $30.00. Seven meals are $40.00, or you may order any combination of those amounts.

Medicaid Dentist Directory

The Medicaid Dentist Directory is a resource for finding federal and state funded programs for providing basic dental services from clinics and individual dentist offices and practices for eligible individuals and families.

Families with children needing dental care may be able to qualify for special funding to obtain health insurance for children with the help of the Federal government.

Contact your local State government or local Medicaid office for determining eligibility and the application requirements.


635 W 7th St., Ste., 309

Cincinnati, OH  45203

Phone:  513-621-2517 or 888-765-6789

Fax:  513-621-0288

People with a low household income, few resources and no dental insurance or Medicaid are eligible. OPTIONS patients are primarily adults; many are the “working "poor” or elderly living on a fixed income. Fees are based on your income and certain health conditions. You must be able to pay some money at the time of each appointment. If you do not have any income or other money, you will not be able to apply.

Services may include an exam, x-rays, cleaning, fluoride treatment, sealants, fillings, extractions, dentures or partials.

The completed application and proof of income are returned to a local referral coordinator who determines final eligibility.  Most patients who need dental care are referred to other
community resources. A patient who is eligible for OPTIONS is matched to a nearby participating dentist.

For more information and an application visit the website.

Lisbon Community Dental Center

38722 Saltwell Rd.

Lisbon, OH   44432

Phone:  330-424-4192

Fax:  330-424-3731

Dental services include exams, x-rays, cleaning, fluoride treatments and sealants, and restorative work.

The Dental Center accepts Medicaid and private insurance. No one is turned away due to inability to pay.

Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation

242 Federal Plaza W, Ste. 403

Youngstown, OH  44503

Phone: 330-797-9980 or 800-686-5145

Voice/TTY:  330-797-9985

Fax:  330-797-9455

The Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation (BVR)is the program that provides individuals with disabilities the services and support necessary to help them attain and maintain employment. Disabilities may include either physical, intellectual, mental health, or sensory disabilities.

Home Delivered Meals

Homestyle Direct

P.O. Box 159

Kimberly, ID 83341

Phone:   866-735-0921

Fax:   208-423-4615

If you are a Medicaid recipient and are eligible or are currently on the waiver programs through Medicaid, once you are approved by Medicaid, there is no charge for our meals. Homestyle Direct handles all of the Medicaid billing on your behalf. If you are unsure about your qualifications, contact your local Medicaid office. You can also call us, and we will provide the appropriate guidance. All of the items on our menu are priced the same, $5.95 per meal plus the cost of shipping.


We ship healthy and delicious meals to our customers' doorsteps. All of our meals are certified and approved by our licensed dietician. Our extensive menu offers plenty of variety to please the palate and satisfy special requirements. In addition to the complete meal offerings that feature, chicken, turkey, pork, beef, fish and seafood, vegetarian, and breakfast, we offer special nutritional options; Low-fat, Low-calorie. Carb-controlled, Gluten free, Low-sodium and Renal diets.


We can ship anywhere in the state of Ohio.

Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities

Bureau of Services for the Visually Impaired (BSVI)

242 Federal Plaza W, Ste. 403

Youngstown, OH  44503

Phone: 330-797-9982 or 800-686-5145

TTY:  330-797-9985

Fax:  330-797-9455

BSVI provides direct, personalized services to help individuals with disabilities obtain or retain employment. The BSVI counselor works with you one-on-one to plan an individualized program leading to gainful employment.


  • Work Assessment
  • Mobility Training
  • Medical Restoration
  • Vocational Development
  • Braille Instruction
  • Career Planning
  • Job Placement
  • Adaptive Equipment
  • Employer Assistance
  • Follow-up Support

ASIST  Translation Services, Inc.

4891 Sawmill Rd., Ste. 200

Columbus, OH  43235-7266

Phone:  888-546-7745

200+ languages, 24/7/365 availability
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