Henry County

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

Click this link: http://www.henryCountyOhio.com/

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
  • food
  • money
  • healthcare
  • housing
  • employment
  • transportation
  • child care
  • child support
  • applications for services

Ohio Airs Service Map


Interactive information and referral website

Northwestern Ohio Community Action Commission

104 E Washington St.

Napoleon, OH  43545

Phone:  419-599-2481


The Community Services Network is madeup 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, energy assistance (HEAP), employment, child development, food/nutrition (pantries & emergency food), housing & community developement (repairs), scholarships, youth programs.

Office of the Ohio Consumers' Counsel

10 W Broad St., Ste. 1800

Columbus, OH  43215-3485

Phone:  877-742-5622 or 614-466-8574

Email:  occ@occ.ohio.gov


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:




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.

Area Agency on Aging of Northwestern Ohio, AAA4
2155 Arlington Avenue

Toledo, Ohio 43609-0624

Phone:  419-382-0624 or 800-472-7277

Fax:  419-382-4560

Justin Moor-jmoor@areaofficeonaging.com

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

The Northwest Ohio Web Guide for Families & Persons Caring for Older Adults


Support groups for Alzheimers, brain injury, cancer, Huntington's disease, Lupus, Parkinson's, Multiple Sclerosis, stroke, and more.

Long-term Care Ombudsman
525 Jefferson Avenue

Toledo, Ohio 43604

Phone:  800-542-1874

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.

Simply EZ HDM of Northwest Ohio, LLC
6412 Fairfield Drive, Suite F
Northwood, OH 43619

Phone:  419-662-3963 or 866-618-3963


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.

Henry County Department of Job and Family Services

Adult Protective Services

Child Protective Services

104 E Washington St
Napoleon , OH 43545
Phone:  419-592-0946 or

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

Adult Protective Services responds to and investigatse reports of elderly abuse, exploitation or neglect in a timely manner, and offers assistance where needed.

Child Protective Services are for families with children determined to be at risk of abuse and neglect

Family, Adult & Children Services: 419-592-4210

Medical & Family Stability: 419-599-9058

Northwest Ohio Job Center of Henry County: 419-592-3862

Henry County Child Development Center

651 Clairmont Street

Napoleon, Ohio 43545


Intake Services for Head Start and Early Childhood Education




510 East Mound Street, Suite 200

Columbus, OH 43215

Phone: 614-224-5802

Fax: 614-228-5150

The Public Children Services Association of Ohio is a private non-profit association of the county public children services agencies charged with child protection throughout Ohio. The PCSAO mission statement drives its work: PCSAO is a proactive coalition of Public Children Services Agencies that promotes the development of sound public policy and program excellence for safe children, stable families, and supportive communities. We do this through advocacy, research, training, consultation, and technical assistance.

Bureau for Children with Medical Handicaps

246 North High Street

PO Box 1603

Columbus, Ohio 43216-1603

Phone:  800-755-4769

The Bureau for Children with Medical Handicaps (BCMH) is a health care program in the Ohio Department of Health (ODH). BCMH links families of children with special health care needs to a network of quality providers and helps families obtain payment for the services their children need.

Henry County Community Services Office

104 East Washington Street, Suite 101

Napoleon, Ohio 43545

Phone:   419-599-2481

Intake appointments for HEAP, Weatherization & other emergency services


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).

Henry County Board of Developmental Disabilities
HOPE Services - McClure location
J169 State Route 65
MC Clure, OH 43534
Phone: 419- 278-3050

HOPE Services - Napoleon location

135 East Maumee Avenue

Napoleon, Ohio 43545

419- 599-2892

County agency providing supports to children and adults who have mental retardation or developmental disabilities
National Domestic Violence Hotline
Phone: Phone 1-800-799-SAFE(7233)
Services are for families with children determined to be at risk of abuse and neglect.

American Red Cross - Henry County Chapter
104 E Washington St., Ste. 116

Napoleon, Ohio 43545

Phone:   419-592-4806

Our organization stives to support Henry County residents who have become victims of a disaster.

Salvation Army Thrift Store
1409 N Scott St.
Napoleon , OH 43545

Phone: 419-599-2769

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

Catholic Charities
1933 Spielbusch Avenue

Toledo, Ohio 43604

Phone: 419-244-6711

This organization provides services for families who need financial, human resources and other support services.

United Way of Henry County
611 N Perry St
Napoleon , OH 43545

Phone: 419 599-8176

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

Lutheran Social Services of Northwestern Ohio
T793 St. Rte. 66

Archbold, OH  43502

Phone: 419-267-5528

Mental health counseling


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

Metropolitan Housing Authority
1044 Chelsea Ave
Napoleon , OH 43545

Phone: 419-592-1735

Their programs provide assistance to low and moderate income families and individuals

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 or 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)

The Ohio Healthy Homes Network (OHHN)

1051 East Main Street

Columbus, Ohio 43205


The Ohio Directory of Lead and Home Repair Resources (Directory) was created to assist Ohio's homeowners, tenants and small property owners to locate resources to maintain Ohio's older housing stock and address lead-based paint hazards. In the future, the Ohio Healthy Homes Network (OHHN) plans to add resources that address other hazards in the home, such as mold, radon, pests, injuries, second hand smoke, and contaminants. Click this link to find resources in your county:


Henry County Health Department
1843 Oakwood Avenue
Napoleon , OH 43545

Phone:  419-599-5545

After hours emergencies only:  419-599-6207

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


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

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.

The Library of Congress

Science Reference Services


The Library of Congress provides a list of authoritative internet resources for health and medical issues.   This is a great list of web resources for those researching medications, diseases, and statistics.

Ohio Medicaid Provider Directory  



RX for Ohio Website; http://www.rxforohio.org/who/

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

National Alliance on Mental Illness

1-800-950-6264 (nationally toll-free)


The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is a nonprofit, grassroots, self-help, support and advocacy organization of consumers, families, and friends of people with severe and persistent mental illnesses. Their Mission Statement: "NAMI is dedicated to the  eradication of mental illnesses and to the improvement of the quality of life of all whose lives are affected by these diseases."

Founded in 1979, NAMI today works to achieve equitable services and treatment for more than 15 million Americans living with severe mental illnesses and their families. Hundreds of thousands of volunteers participate in more than one thousand local affiliates and fifty state organizations to provide education and support, combat stigma, support increased funding for research, and advocate for adequate health insurance, housing, rehabilitation, and jobs for people with mental illnesses and their families.

Local affiliates and state organizations identify and work on issues most important to their community and state. Individual membership and the extraordinary work of hundreds of thousands of volunteer leaders is the lifeblood of NAMI's local affiliates and state organizations. The national office, under the direction of an elected Board of Directors, provides strategic direction to the entire organization, support to NAMI's state and affiliate members, governs the NAMI corporation, and engages in advocacy, education and leadership development nationally.

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 becky.somerville@accessoh.net

Patty Parsley 614-915-4638 patty.parsley@accessoh.net


Online tools for Depression and Bipolar Disorder

Moodtracker features:

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

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

Phone:  877-968-8454


The Trevor Project

Phone:   866-488-7386

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

The Ability Center

228 South Main Street
Bryan, Ohio 43506

Phone:  419-633-1400 or 855-633-1400
Cell:  567-202-5996
Fax:  419-633-1410

We provide the following four core services:

  • Advocacy
  • Independent Living Skills Training
  • Information and Referral
  • Peer support
Additionally, we provide all services provided by the main office in a smaller format, including our main focuses Home Choice and Community Connections. If you are interested in any additional program not listed on this page please contact the satellite office to discuss options to bring the program to your area.

National Multiple Sclerosis Society

Northwestern Ohio Chapter

401 Tomahawk Drive
Maumee , OH 43537

Phone: 419-897-9533
Email: nwohio@amplex.net

Mission Statement

The mission of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society is "to end the devastating effects of multiple sclerosis".

Welcome!  To the Northwestern Ohio Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.  Our website will provide you with information about:

  • multiple sclerosis
  • local programs and services available
  • fundraising events and activities
  • current research and treatment options
  • how to get involved with the National MS Society

We look forward to serving you and your family!

Henry County Senior Center

130 E Clinton

Napoleon, OH 43545

Phone: 419-599-5515

Fax: 419-599-5525



Senior Center Programs

Meals offered at the Senior Center The Golden Age Lunch Association (GALA), operated by NOCAC, provides a hot meal for Seniors each day. Lunch is served at Noon from Monday through Friday. A reservation 24 hours prior to lunch is greatly appreciated. Home delivered meals (Meals on Wheels) are available for homebound Seniors each weekday in Napoleon City, as well as other parts of Henry County. Call 419.599.0033 for more information. Dine-in and home delivered meals accept a suggested donation of $3.00 per meal.

Evening Meals
Join us on the second Thursday of each month for our special evening meal. Dinner is served at 5:30 pm on fine china amid candlelight and festive decor. Entertainment follows the dinner with the evening concluding around 7:00 pm. Reservations are required 24 hours in advance. It's a great night out!

Life Long Learning

Health and Exercise, Financial Topics and Issues, Safety, Human Interest, Bible Study

For Fun

Pepper Card Party, Day Trips, Bunko, Movies, Bingo, Crafts, Ceramics, Trivia, Word Puzzles, Billiards, Hand and Foot, Dominoes, Golden Jammers Singing Group

Golden Butterfly Boutique

Beautiful new gift shop featuring handmade & retail Gifts, Cards, Candles and Rag Rugs

Caregiver Resource Center

Encouragement, Information and Resources for those who are caring for loved ones at home.  Computers and technological assistance are also available to access the numerous websites designed to help those who help others.  Call the Senior Center for more details.

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.




By Mail


601 E Street N.W.

Washington, DC 20049


By Phone

Toll-Free Nationwide: 1-888-OUR-AARP



Medicare Supplement Plans

You must meet the minimum age requirement of 65+ to be eligible. If you are not yet age 65, but eligible for Medicare by reason of disability, please call 1-866-270-8022 for more information.

Medicare Prescription Drug Plans


Medicare Part D plans are designed to help make prescription drug costs more predictable. With the rising costs of prescription drugs, enrolling in a Medicare Part D plan may be a smart way of insuring yourself again the unexpected. Even if you are relatively healthy, enrolling could save you money in the future.


The AARP® MedicareRx Plans, insured through UnitedHealthCare, offer simple, reliable protection to help you manage the cost of your prescription drugs. In fact, members of AARP MedicareRx Plans together saved over $15 billion on their prescription drugs.*If you are eligible for Medicare, these plans are available to you, even if you're not a member of AARP.


  • Long Term Care Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Discounts
  • Prescrption Discounts
  • Fitness Discounts
  • Health Essentials Catalog
  • Medical Supply Services
  • ADT Companion Service

Transportation Network

130 E Clinton

Napoleon, OH 43545
(Located within Senior Center)

Phone: 419-592-8726 or 1-800-619-8726
Hours: Monday-Friday from 8:00a.m.-4:30p.m.

Henry County Transportation Network (HCTN) provides safe and reliable public transportation for residents of Henry County and those agencies which aid the economic, social, and transportation needs.

The goal of HCTN is to provide transportation services to citizens of Henry County for medical and personal appointments or activities. Access to transportation allows clients to remain self-sufficient and able to live independently. Any resident who is a resident of Henry County is entitled to services provided by HCTN. All clients must be ambulatory (wheelchairs and walkers acceptable) and non-residents of nursing homes. In certain cases, HCTN will require the clients to have a medical clearance statement from a physician before transportation takes place.

HCTN also provides transportation to Henry County Seniors for medical and personal appointments. Transportation is also provided for local and out of town shopping.

Napoleon and outlying communities are transported to the Senior Center according to the following schedule:

Monday -Deshler, McClure, Holgate & Napoleon
Tuesday -Florida, Liberty Center & Napoleon
Wednesday -Napoleon
Thursday -Deshler, McClure, Holgate & Napoleon
Friday -Florida, Liberty Center & Napoleon

Call for pick-up services at 419-592-8726. To transport you, we must have 24 hours notice. You can contact us between the hours of 8:00a.m.-4:30p.m. Monday-Friday or leave a message at any time.

Talking Books


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

Office of the Ohio Consumers Counsel

10 W Broad St., Ste. 1800

Columbus, Ohio 43215-3485

Phone:   614-466-8574 or 877-742-5622

Email:   occ@occ.state.oh.us

To fill out and submit an online contact form, use 


Utility Complaints or Questions? Call 1-877-PICKOCC

If youre like most consumers, you pay your monthly utility bill without a second thought. However, sometimes the utility billing process can cause confusion or concern. Thats when you can call the Office of the Ohio Consumers Counsel (OCC) toll-free hotline for help with your utility disputes or questions. If you have a complaint or question about charges on your telephone bill, a meter reading problem or you need additional information about your utility services, the OCC can help.

Safelink Wireless


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

National Highway Traffic Safety Commission (NHTSA)


Find a child seat inspection station near you. Certified technicians will inspect your child car seat, in most cases, free of charge--and show you how to correctly install & use it.

Access 2 Interpreters, LLC

341 South Third Street, Suite 300

Columbus, Ohio 43215

Phone: 614-899-6666 (Available 24/7)

Fax: 614-899-9200

Area of Service: Columbus, Central Ohio and Ohio

Call for a list of available languages

ASIST  Translation Services, Inc.

4891 Sawmill Rd., Ste. 200

Columbus, OH  43235-7266

Phone:  888-546-7745


200+ languages, 24/7/365 availability

International Language Bank

Phone: 440-599-9999

Phone: 216-759-6871

Phone: 1-800-599-9777


Afrikaans, Ahmaric, Albanian, Amak, American Sign Language, Arabic, Assamese, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Bahasa, Baluchi, Bangledashi, Belorussian, Bengali, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Burmese, Cambodian, Cantonese, Catalan, Chinese Chuukese, Creole, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dari, Dutch, English, Estonian, Farsi, Fijian, Finnish, Flemish, French, French Canadian, Fukienese, Georgian, German, Gio, Greek, Gujarati, Hebrew, Hindi, Hindko, Hmien, Hmong, Hungarian, Ilocano, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Kannada, Kazakh, Kapelle, Karen, Khmer, Korean, Kru-Bassa, Kurdish, Lao, Latin, Latvian, Lithuanian, Luo, Macedonian, Malay, Malayalam, Mandarin, Mandinga, Marshallese, Marathi, Mende, Mizo, Mongolian, Ndebele, Nepalese, Norwegian, Oriya, Oromo, Papiamento, Pashto, Patois, Philipino, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Romanian, Russian, Samoan, Sanskrit, Serbian, Shanghainese, Sindhi, Singhalese, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Tagalog, Taiwanese, Tajik, Tamil, Telugu, Temne, Thai, Tongan, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uzbek, Vietnamese, Welsh, Yiddish & Zulu.

Area of Service: All 50 states.

Farm Service Agency of Henry County

2254 Scott St.

Napoleon, OH 43545

Phone:   419- 592-2926
Fax:  419-592-2949


Stabilizing farm income, helping farmers conserve land and water resources, providing credit to new or disadvantaged farmers and ranchers, and helping farm operations recover from the effects of disaster are the missions of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Farm Service Agency (FSA).

FSA was set up when the Department was reorganized in 1994, incorporating programs from several agencies, including the Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service, the Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (now a separate Risk Management Agency ), and the Farmers Home Administration. Though its name has changed over the years, the Agency's relationship with farmers goes back to the 1930s.

Veterans Service Commission

1855 Oakwood Ave

Napoleon, OH 43545

Phone: 419-592-0956
Hours: 8:30a.m.-12 Noon and 1:00p.m.-4:30p.m.
No Appointment Required
Closed: Saturday, Sunday, & Legal Holidays





The Veterans Service Commission was established in 1886 by the Ohio Legislature to assist Veterans and their families in time of need. Today, the Henry County Veterans Service Commission provides financial assistance, referrals, information and aid in obtaining Department of Veterans Affairs benefits.

Temporary Financial Assistance
The Henry County Veterans Service Commission provides Veterans with emergency help for food, clothing, housing, and utilities. Assistance can be given immediately to eligible Veterans with the proper documents. Funds are provided on a short-term basis until permanent solutions can be found.


Services Provided:

  • Compensation
  • Pension
  • Education and Training
  • Vocational Rehabilitation
  • VA Home Loans
  • Insurance
  • Aid and Attendance
  • Hospitalization
  • Outpatient Medical Care
  • Agent Orange or Nuclear Radiation Exposure
  • Alcohol and Drug Dependence Treatment
  • Review of Discharge
  • Correction of Military Records
  • Burial Allowances
  • Many other Benefits

Modest Needs

Visit modestneeds.org 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.

Family Service of Northwest Ohio

701 Jefferson Avenue, Suite 301
Toledo, OH 43624
(corner of Erie & Jefferson)

Phone:  419-244-5511
Fax:  419-321-6459

Four County Family Center

600 Freedom Dr.

Napoleon, OH  43545

Phone: 335-3732 or 800-693-6000

Fax:  419-335-3462


Families seeking help may contact the Four County Family Center directly. We have offices in Defiance , Fulton , Henry, and Williams Counties . All offices can be accessed through our central telephone number. Referrals from schools, courts and other community organizations are also welcome. For those that qualify, there is a sliding fee scale based on the size of the household and on the income. As appropriate, we also work with Medicaid, private health insurance and the Mental Health Board.

*School problems
*Communication issues
*Parenting challenges
*Sibling issues
*Adjustment difficulties
*Grief and loss
*Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
*Violence or aggressive behavior
*Abuse (physical or sexual)
*Unexplained behavioral changes
*Eating disorders
*Stress management
*Family and marital counseling


Maumee Valley Guidance Center

407 Independence Dr.

Napoleon, OH  43545

Phone: 419-592-5981

Fax:  419-592-4522

Our goal is to diminish the prevalence of persons with behavioral healthcare disorders and enhance the quality of life through innovative programs and services. 

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.

This website is under development. We continue to compile community, city, state and Federal resources for dental health treatment.

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

Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation

101 Clinton St., Ste. 100

Defiance, OH  43512

Phone:  800-589-5811

Voice/TTY:  419-866-5811

Fax:  419-866-6526


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.

Ohio's Home Weatherization Assistance Program

Office of Community Assistance

77 S High St., P.O. Box 1001

Columbus, OH  43216-1001

Phone:  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.

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.

AIDS Resource Center Ohio

3450 W Central Ave., Ste. 210

Toledo, OH  43606

Phone:  419-241-9444


Awareness, advocacy, testing and care services.

Prosecutor's Office

822 Oakwood Ave., P.O. Box 605

Napoleon, OH  43545

Phone:  419-599-1010

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

Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities

Bureau of Services for the Visually Impaired (BSVI)

101 Clinton St., Ste. 1100

Defiance, OH  43512

Phone/TTY:  419-866-5811 or 800-589-5811

Fax:  419-866-6526


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

Maumee Valley Planning Organization

Community Housing Impact and Preservaton (CHIP)

1300 E Second St., Ste. 200

Defiance, OH  43512

Phone:  419-784-3882

Hours:  8am-4:30pm M-F



Eligible activities include the replacement or repair of the following systems:

  • Plumbing
  • Heating/Air
  • Electrical
  • Roof/Gutters
  • Structural
  • Water/Sewer Issues
  • Lead Paint Issues
  • Accessibility Needs

See website or call regarding rental home repairs, private home repairs, and income limits for the CHIP program.  Applications are available on the website.


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