County Resource Directory
provides a self-service database of agencies
and programs serving County residents.
Click this link: http://www.lakeCountyOhio.org/
Ohio Benefit Bank
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
for the Empowerment and Development of Consumers, Inc.
S State St., Ste. 309
440-350-9160 x 230
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
transportation, prescription, eye care, rental assistance, energy
assistance (HEAP), employment, child development, food/nutrition
(pantries & emergency food), housing & community development
(repairs), youth programs.
Home Weatherization Assistance Program
of Community Assistance
S High St., P.O. Box 1001
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.
social and welfare services in your area by entering your zip code
at this web site:
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.
you are on Medicaid, most of our products can be provided to you
at no cost.
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.
Reserve Area Agency on Aging, AAA10A
925 Euclid Ave., #600
Cleveland, OH 44115
Phone: 216-621-8010 or 800-626-7277
| Adult day
services, Companion services, Home delivered meals, Home medical equipment,
Homemaker services, Home repair, Electronics monitoring systems, and
on Aging - Lake County
E Mentor Ave.
Mentor, Ohio 44060,
County Council on Aging offers programs for those 60 and older including:
information & referral, support services, nutrition services,
case management, in-home safety, homemaker services and much more.
E Street N.W.
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.
Prescription Drug Plans
DO YOU NEED MEDICARE PART D?
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.
OF AARP MedicareRx PLANS
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
- Medical Supply Services
- ADT Companion Service
Long-term Care Ombudsman
Euclid Ave. Ste. 200
Cleveland, Ohio 44115
Phone: 216-696-2719 or 800-365-3112
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.
Golden Buckeye Card
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
County Department of Job and Family Services
177 Main St
Painesville , OH 44077-9967
Phone: 440- 350-4000
with health care, food stamps, Financial assistance, food stamps,
Shelter and transportation
Protective Services responsd to and investigatse reports of
elderly abuse, exploitation or neglect. Call 440-354-3339.
Protective Services are for families with children determined
to be at risk of abuse or neglect.
County Board of Developmental Disabilities
8121 Deepwood Blvd
Mentor , OH 44060
Phone: 440- 350-5100
| County agency
providing supports to children and adults who have mental retardation
or developmental disabilities
of Vocational Rehabilitation
Detroit Ave., Ste. 300
216-227-3250 or 866-325-0026
|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.
Way of Lake County
Lake County 2-1-1
9285 Progress Pkwy.
440-946-7375 or 800-654-5465
Lake County is made possible through a collaboration with United
Way, the Lake County Commissioners and the Lake County ADAMHS
dialing a simple number, 2-1-1, you are connected
to a person with vast knowledge of the health and human resources
available in our Community.
2-1-1 is there to answer your call.
Domestic Violence Hotline
Phone: Phone 1-800-799-SAFE(7233)
Project Hope for the Homeless
Freedom Rd, P.O.
Painesville , OH 44077
Hope for the Homeless is a faith-based temporary emergency shelter
for men, women and families in Lake County.
American Red Cross
Mentor, OH 44060
relief at home and abRd., CPR certification and first aid courses.
blood donation, and emergecny preparedness
69 Pearl St.
Painesville , OH 44077
provided are food assistance and health clinic services. Please call
to schedule an appointment.
33459 Vine St
Eastlake, OH 44095
| This non-profit
organization helps people with education, training, and career services
for people with physical, mental and emotional disabilities.
Charities Community Services
8 N State S.t, Ste. 455
Painesville, OH 44077
health, emergency services and outreach programs.
Currently, services are designed to help families with specialized
needs. The Families of Promise program helps children
and their caregivers cope with the challenges that come from their
their parent's incarceration. Another specialized service, Familias
Fuertes (Strengthening Families) is offered to Latino youth
and their parents. This program is provided in collaboration with
the Lake County Juvenile Court. Through our Hispanic Services, several
programs are provided to reach out to the Latino community. Case
management assistance, leadership training and counseling are also
14-22. Emergency Services-Food Force of Lake County
Force of Lake County
N Park Pl.
of Catholic Charities assisting persons with rental/mortgage assistance
and persons in need of emergency food resources. Must be a resident
of Lake County and meet specific criteria for rental/mortgage assistance.
the Latino community.
Seal Society of Northeast Ohio
440-838-0990 or 888-325-8532
services that promote maximum independence for people with any type
of disability. Offers equipment loans, wheelchair maintenance and
repair, financial assistance for equipment, a camp for children and
adults, and disability awareness programs.
Conception Church (Madison): Food Pantry
open to income-eligible Madison residents in need. Call for
Plains United Methodist Church: Food Pantry
serving NWilloughby, NMentor, and Mentor-on-the-Lake. Provides 3 days
of food per family. Includes non-perishable and fresh food, including
produce, meat, eggs, milk. Paper, cleaning, and hygiene products when
available. Thanksgiving food baskets to area residents in need.
United Church of Christ
440-428-3416 (leave a message)
used clothing to Madison-Geneva area residents who have limited
in the summer.
County Metropolitan Housing Authority
189 1st St
Painesville, OH 44077
#711 or 800-750-0750
hotline: 440-354-3347 ext 32
| Their programs
provide assistance to low and moderate income families and individuals
Humanity of Lake County works in partnership with families in need
to build quality housing. The houses are sold without profit
and zero interest mortgages. Mortgage payments go into a revolving
fund that is used to build more houses for more families.
the Dream Ohio
Housing Finance Agency
E Main St.
614-466-7970 or 888-362-6432
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)
Ohio Healthy Homes Network (OHHN)
E Main St.
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,
Energy Assistance Program
7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday-Friday.
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).
of the Ohio Consumers Counsel
W Broad St., Ste. 1800
Columbus, OH 43215-3485
614-466-8574 or 877-742-5622 (toll-free in Ohio)
Complaints or Questions? Call 1-877-PICKOCC
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.
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
County General Health District
33 Mill St
Painesville , OH 44077
Phone: 440- 350-2543
| The health
department performs food licensing and food inspection, vaccination
programs, free STD and AIDS tests, and other medical assistance.
Prescription Assistance Program
financial assistance for prescription medication once per year. Helps
to apply for long-term assistance through pharmaceutical company discount
programs. Must be a Lake County resident and meet income guidelines.
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.
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.
for Students (1-800-290-4964)
Care America (1-800-222-3937)
or Financial Assistance with Eye Exams and/or glasses
dieticians will work with Ohio Medicaid patients who require tube
feedings or nutritional supplements to receive their nutrition supplies
Injury Association of Ohio
614-481-7100 or 866-644-6242
is a statewide advocacy and education organization to improve services
and supports to Ohioans with brain injury and their families, and
to promote prevention. Community Support Network coordinators, knowledgeable
about local resources, work to link individuals with brain injury
and their families to existing services.
24/7 Helpline serves people with memory loss, caregivers, health
care professionals and the public.
highly trained and knowledgeable staff can help you with:
memory loss, dementia and Alzheimer's
and other treatment options
information about aging and brain health
to provide quality care and to find the best care from professionals
financial and living-arrangement decisions
24/7 Helpline also features:
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
in a caller's preferred language using our translation service that
features over 140 languages and dialects
to local community programs, services and ongoing support
Library of Congress
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
Medicaid Provider Directory
for Ohio Website
is a program that connects qualified, low-income people with discount
prescription drugs, direct from the pharmaceutical manufacturer.
| The National
AIDS Fund is one of America’s largest philanthropic organizations
dedicated to eliminating HIV/AIDS as a major health and social problem.
The Fund’s primary purpose is channeling critical resources
to community-based organizations to fight HIV/AIDS at the local level.
Child Support Payment Central
P.O. Box 182372
Columbus, OH 43218
SETS Statewide Automated Payment Line: 1-800-860-2555
| Child Support
Payment Address for Individual Obligors; Local agency responsible
for the collection and enforcement of administrative and court-ordered
Guardianship Programs in Ohio
Charities Services, Lake County
|| The program
is designed to serve the severely mentally disabled individuals
that have been judged incompetent by the Probate Court.
The program offers guardianship of the person only, and will not offer
guardianship of the estate. This program will however assist
in the facilitation of a payee or guardian of estate when necessary.
Instead Senior Care
America's most trusted source of companionship and non-medical
home care for the elderly. Our services are for seniors who
can manage their personal care, but need companionship or help
with day-to-day activities to remain at home. Contact this office
to learn about our services or employment providing caregiving.
office proudly serves Lake and Geauga Counties and is owned
and operated by registered nurses.
9290 Lake Shore Blvd.
Mentor, Ohio. 44060
Audiology, Occupational Therapy, Preschool Education, Social Services,
Psychological Services, Adult Recreation, Parent Support Groups,
Preschool Screening Services, Hearing Aid Dispensing, and Early
Intervention Services. A licensed and qualified professional staff
provides these services.
Housing Resource Center, Inc.
1100 Mentor Ave.
Painesville, OH 44077
Phone: 440-392-0147 or 866-411-4372
| The Fair
Housing Resource Center, Inc. is a non-profit 501 (c) 3 organization
that offers several housing programs that benefits residents of Lake
County, Ohio. The mission of Fair Housing Resource Center is to promote
equal housing opportunities for all persons and to advocate for fair
housing and diversity in Lake and surrounding counties through the
education and involvement of the public, the governments, and the
business community. FHRC operates a Landlord/Tenant hotline service
to county residents to assist them with their housing rights. FHRC
also operates a fair housing intake complaint service for victims
of housing discrimination. FHRC is a Housing Counseling agency certified
by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and provides
homeowner counseling such as foreclosure prevention, predatory lending,
home financing and repairs, homeless counseling.
is a privately owned therapy company. Our therapists are skilled
at designing creative treatment plans that engage the child and family
and encourage motor development through play. We recognize the
critical role that the family, physicians, nurses, social workers,
teachers and service coordinators play in the development of skills
and seek to collaborate with these providers Provision
of skilled, hands on therapy treatments
treating a variety of children including children considered medically
of home exercise programs for easy carryover of services in the
and attainment of appropriate adaptive equipment
PUBLIC CHILDREN SERVICES ASSOCIATION OF OHIO
E Mound St., Ste. 200
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.
for Children with Medical Handicaps
N High St., P.O.
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
Euclid Ave., Ste. 105
for Independent Living, Inc. provides services and advocacy which
empower persons with disabilities to lead self-directed and productive
lives in the community.
County Ohio ADAMHS Board
440-350-3117, or 440-918-3117
Mental Health Treatment
Diagnosis (Mental Illness Plus Chemical Dependency)
Mental Health Center of Excellence
NBrice Rd., Suite 360
Ravines Edge Court, Suite 200
is a Mental Health Agency licensed by the Ohio Department of Mental
Health. AccessOhio provides treatment addressing all aspects of
mental illness to include:
disorder, Schizophrenia, Depression, Obsessive compulsive disorder,
Anxiety disorder, ADHD/ADD, Autism, Insomnia, Addictions, Dementia,
Post-traumatic Stress disorder, Chronic fatigue syndrome, etc.
you need additional information about getting services in your county,
Somerville 740-503-8032 firstname.lastname@example.org
Parsley 614-915-4638 email@example.com
tools for Depression and Bipolar Disorder
- Graphical mood chart
- Medication history
- Public forum
- Support Alerts
- Connect with your
hours/7days a week
Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Youth America Hotline
for Teens by Teens
intervention & suicide prevention for lesbian, gay, bisexual,
transgender and questioning youth
Online Crisis Network
& Crisis Chat
PPD MOMS (773-6667)
to a mom who's been there.
County Victim Assistance Program
N Park Pl.
440-350-2691, 440-918-2691, 440-298-3334, or 440-899-5253
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.
care and abuse
provided to all crime victims in Lake County
hour hotline, 24 hour advocacy, court accompaniment, victim comp
claims assistance, VIS, VINE, TPO/CPO, bi-lingual services, community
education and outreach.
W Brice Rd. St., Ste. 1400
614-466-7264 or 800-282-9181
614-728-2553 or 800-858-3542
Ohio Legal Rights Service (LRS) Online Learning Center offers online
self-paced tutorials on disability-related topics. The tutorials
are developed by LRS and are for people with disabilities, advocates,
professionals and the general public to use.
Legal Aid Society of Cleveland
W Sixth St., 4th Fl.
440-352-6200 or 888-808-2800
Mission: To promote equal access to justice in our Nation and to
provide high quality civil legal assistance to low-income persons.
Painesville, OH 44077
County West: 440-918-4000
County East: 440-428-4838
services available in the Resource Center
8am to 4:30pm
you help yourself to Success
following services are offered:
Painesville, OH 44077
WestEnd 440- 918-2567
Office of the Lake County Government
Assistance to the Men and Women who have Honorably Served Their
Can We Help You
are county government employees whose job is to provide services
and advocacy for Lake County’s veterans. As County Veterans Service
Officers , we act as a liaison between veterans (and their dependents)
and any agency from which they may be entitled to benefits such
as the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), and state and local
of our services are FREE!
DO WE DO?
staff will help you to obtain any VA benefits to which you may be
entitled to by:
- explaining available
- assisting in obtaining
- completing forms and
- acting as your advocate
throughout the entire process
also offer temporary financial assistance in times of dire financial
emergency for basic living needs such as rent, utility bills, food,
and prescriptions. We will also help you seek other benefits to
assist you on a long term basis.
Wireless is a government supported program that provides a free
cell phone and airtime each month for income-eligible customers
Highway Traffic Safety Commission (NHTSA)
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.
2 Interpreters, LLC
S Third St., Ste. 300
614-899-6666 (Available 24/7)
of Service: Columbus, Central Ohio and Ohio
for a list of available languages
Translation Services, Inc.
Sawmill Rd., Ste. 200
OH 43235-7266 USA
Free: 1-888-ON-ASIST (662-7478)
USA and Canada only)
for a list of available languages
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.
of Service: All 50 states.
modestneeds.org for eligibility guidelines, registration,
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
main grant programs:
Self Sufficiency -help low-income households with short-term emergency
Bridge -For persons who will become more self-sufficient once a
full month's pay has been received, but need assistance during the
New Employment -helps people in their job search.
EZ HDM of Northwest Ohio, LLC
330-633-7490 or 800-800-9929
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 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
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.
W 7th St., Ste., 309
513-621-2517 or 888-765-6789
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.
may include an exam, x-rays, cleaning, fluoride treatment, sealants,
fillings, extractions, dentures or partials.
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.
more information and an application visit the website.
County Free Medical and Dental Clinic
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
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.
can ship anywhere in the state of Ohio.
Euclid Ave., Ste. 220
management/budget counseling, mortgage default and resolution counseling.