Williams County

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

Click this link: http://www.co.williams.oh.us/

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

228 S Main St.

Bryan, Ohio  43506

Phone:  419-636-4924


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 Office on Aging  of Northwestern Ohio, AAA4

2155 Arlington Avenue

Toledo, OH  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.

Adult Protective Services

117 W Butler St.
Bryan, OH 43506

Phone:  440-350-4422 or 440-918-4422

To respond to and investigate reports of elderly abuse, exploitation or neglect in a timely manner, and to offer assistance where needed

525 Jefferson Ave.

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.

Department of Job and Family Services

and Board of DD
117 W Butler St
Bryan, OH 43506

Phone:  419-636-6725

Assistance with health care, food stamps, financial assistance, food stamps, shelter and transportation, adult and child protective services

Board of DD
11246 St. Rte. 15.
Montpelier , OH 43543

Phone:  419-485-8331

Fax:  419-485-5495

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

Crisis Intervention/ Mental Health Services
508 Wayne Ave
Defiance , OH 43512

Phone:  419-782-4906

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

Salvation Army
712 Jackson Ave
Defiance , OH 43512

Phone:  419-782-9689

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

United Way
108 E Butler St.,. P.O. Box 525

Bryan , OH 43506

Phone:  419-636-8603

Fax:  888-733-7227

Email:  wecare@unitedwaywc.org

The United Way of Williams County enhances the quality of life within our Community by providing a way to care for all of our citizens.

With the goals of uniting our community's outreach efforts and meeting the true needs of our neighbors, we facilitate financial giving, promote volunteerism and coordinate human service providers.

Our partnership with the Business Community, Citizens, and Agencies mobilizes our County's aggregate efforts to maximize the positive impact for our children, families and senior citizens.

Lutheran Social Services

210 N Cherry St.

Bryan, OH 43506

Phone:  419-267-5528

Mental health counseling

Metropolitan Housing Authority
1044 Chelsea Ave
Napoleon , OH 43545

Phone:  419-592-1900

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

Williams county covers Defiance and Fulton counties as well.

Health Department
310 Lincoln Ave, P.O. Box 146
Montpelier , OH 43543

Phone:  419- 485-3141

Fax:  419-485-5420

Hours:  M-F 8:30-4:30

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

WIC (Women, Infants, & Children)

1399 E High St.

Bryan, OH  43506

Phone:  419-636-8754

Fax:  419-636-8107

WIC is the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children. WIC helps income eligible pregnant and breastfeeding women, women who recently had a baby, infants, and children up to five years of age who are at health risk due to inadequate nutrition.

The program improves pregnancy outcomes by providing or referring to support services necessary for full-term pregnancies; reduces infant mortality by reducing the incidence of low birth weight (infants under 5 ˝ pounds are at greater risk of breathing problems, brain injuries and physical abnormalities), and provides infants and children with a healthy start in life by improving poor or inadequate diets.

WIC provides nutrition education, breastfeeding education and support; supplemental, highly nutritious foods such as cereal, eggs, milk, whole grain foods, fruits and vegetables, and iron-fortified infant formula; and referral to prenatal and pediatric health care and other maternal and child health and human service programs (examples: Head Start, Medicaid and the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, formerly known as Food Stamps).

American Red Cross
228 S Main St
Bryan, OH 43506

Phone:  419-636-3449

This agency helps prepare communities for emergencies and keep people safe

Rx for Ohio


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

Simply EZ - Home Delivered Meals
6412 Fairfield Dr., Ste. F

Northwood, OH  43619

Phone:  419-662-3963 or 866-618-3693


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.

Williams County Veterans Services Commission

129 S Beech St.
Bryan, Ohio 43506

Phone: 419-636-8812

Fax:  419-636-7429

Hours: Monday thru Friday - 8:30 am - Noon and 1:00 - 4:30 pm

Except on legal holidays

Appointments are helpful for quick service.


Email: wmsctyvo@bright.net

The Emergency Relief Division of Veterans Service Commission provides Basic Living Needs to eligible veterans, family members and widows on Short-Term Emergency Relief Basis.

· These include:

· Rent/Utilities

· Food

· Medical

· Clothing

· Transportation to VA, Medical Centers, VA out-patient clinics & Ohio Veterans Home for veterans who have scheduled appointments


Veterans Services Division:

The Services Division of the Veterans Commission provides assistance to veterans who are dealing with the Department of Veterans Affairs.

· Theses included:

· Assisting veterans, dependants and surviving family members who are applying for DVA benefits.

· Preparation of forms and paper work

· Documentation of claims and pertinent data

· Proper submission of claims to DVA and follow-up

· Grave Markers

The purpose of the Veterans Service Commission is NOT to subsidize an unsatisfactory lifestyle. Rather it's to provide TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE to those who will make a conscientious effort to find a permanent solution to their financial problems

Family & Children First Council of Williams County

One Courthouse Square
Bryan, OH 43506

Phone: 419-636-2059
Fax: 419-636-0643

Email:  fcfc@wmsco.org


Building Strong Families, Strong Communities

Programs:  Help Me Grow,  Children's Trust Fund


Healthy Children, Strong Families, Thriving Communities


Shared Responsibility, Shared Resources, Shared Results


Alignment, Access, Accountability

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.

Caregiver Resource Center - Williams County Health Department



Williams County Senior Center

621 East Main St., Montpelier

Ohio 43543, 419-485-3218

Senior Resource Center


Program Goal

The primary goal of the Caregiver Resource Center is to create a central resource point in Williams County for caregivers to get education, support, and resources necessary to effectively assist them in their challenging role.

Case Management Services

A unique case management program provides a registered nurse to do in-home assessments of caregiver needs. The RN offers resources, advice on caregiving, and provides:

  •  Crisis intervention
  •  Needs assessment including: home and safety education
  •  Family linkage to helpful resources
  •  Individual care plan and goals
  •  Education and support

Williams County Victim Assistance Program

228 Main St.

Bryan, OH  43506

Phone:  419-636-6195

Fax:  419-636-0481


Williams County Victim Assistance has been helping crime victims through difficult times since 1986. Our services are provided free of charge and on a confidential basis. Our Mission is to treat all victims and survivors of crime with dignity and compassion.   Assisting people who live in Williams county or have been a victim in Williams county.

Victim services

Victim Rights

Victim Impact Statements

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

Bryan Lions Club

P.O. Box 888

Bryan, OH  43506

Phone:  419-636-2870

Meetings at Orchard Hills Country Club on the secon and fourth Tuesdays of the month at 6:15pm.

Bryan Lioness Club

174 Lakeside Cr.

Bryan, OH  43506

Phone:  419-636-8076

We are best known for fighting blindness, but we also volunteer for many different kinds of community projects - including caring for the environment, feeding the hungry and aiding seniors and the disabled.

Lions give sight. By conducting vision screenings, equipping hospitals and clinics, distributing medicine and raising awareness of eye disease, Lions work toward their mission of providing vision for all. We have extended our commitment to sight conservation through countless local efforts and through our international SightFirst Program , which works to eradicate blindness.

Lions serve youth. Our community projects often support local children and schools through scholarships, recreation and mentoring. Internationally, we offer many programs, including the Peace Poster Contest, Youth Camps and Exchange and Lions Quest.

Our Leo Program provides the youth of the world with an opportunity for personal development through volunteering. e.

Lions award grants.  For more about Lions Clubs, go to www.lionsclubs.or

Cancer Assistance of Williams County

228 S Main St. (in the One Stop Building)

Bryan, OH  43506

Phone:  419-636-0079

Fax:  419-636-7306

Our Mission: is dedicated to helping residents of Williams County who have been diagnosed with cancer.

Financial Assistance- Prescriptions, mileage and co-pays to medical providers, lodging, supplies

Emotional support-Buddy support, financial consultant, support group

Resource guides and educational material available

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.

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.

Quadco Rehabilitation Center & Northwest Employment Services

427 N Defiance St.

Stryker, OH  43557

Phone: 419-682-1011 or 800-569-3907

Email:  info@quadcorehab.org

Provides training programs and employment opportunities that assist people with disabilities to have a respectful self-sufficient place in the community.  A cooperative arrangement between Williams, Defiance, Henry and Fulton Counties

Programs:  Job training, senior activity center, classes and clubs, transportation services, and nursing services.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwestern Ohio

604 S Shoop Ave., P.O. Box 187

Wauseon, OH  43567

Phone:  419-337-9208 or 888-393-2767

Fax:  419-337-9287

Email:  bbbsnwo@fultoncountyoh.com

Our Mission: To provide quality mentoring relationships between children and qualified adults in Northwestern Ohio and promote children's development into competent, confident and caring individuals.

Maumee Valley Guidance Center

203 N Lynn St.

Bryan, OH  43506

Phone:  800-569-3980

Fax:  419-636-1982


Help for people with mental illness through effective diagnosis, appropriate treatment of mental and emotional disorders, and the dissemination of sound psychiatric principles of mental health.

Depression, mood disorders, personality problems, anxiety and panic disorders, traume or stress related issues, sexual abuse, alcohol and other drug addition problems, family conflict, child and adolescent problems, problems associated with aging, psychotic disorders, and severe mental disabilities.

Sarah's House

201S Main St.

Bryan, OH  43506

Phone:  419-636-7272


A safe haven for those who are in abusive family relationships such as domestic violence and elder, sexual or child abuse situations; and those who are victims of other crimes (examples: assault, harassment, stalking, vandalism, criminal damaging, etc.). They provide information, referrals, advocacy, financial assistance, and some toiletries and food. Sarah's House also does violence prevention education for area schools, churches and civic groups.

Sanctuary of Williams County

210 S Main St.

Bryan, OH  43506

Phone:  419-636-2460

Homeless shelter

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.

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)

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

Food Pantries

Community Compassion

206 W Bement

Bryan, OH  43506

M-F 10-noon, 90 families/month

Eastland Baptist Church (Feed the Need)

1229 E High

Bryan, OH 

Wednesday 1:30-4:00pm, 35 familes/month

Edgerton Food Pantry

307 N Edgerton, OH  43517

Tuesday, 30 families/month

Helping Hands Food Pantry

309 W Washington

Montpelier, OH  43543

Tues. 11-1, Thurs. 11-1 & 5:30-7:30, 100 familes/month

Open Hands & Caring Hands

% New Life Worship Center

14451 County Rd. C

Bryan, OH  43506

Mon 4:30-6:30, Tues 4:45-7 pm, 375-450 familes/month


Outreach Food Pantry

903 Center

Bryan, OH  43506

Mon, Tues, Thurs. noon-3:30 pm, 16 families/week

Piorneer Area Ministerial Association

% Pioneer Nazarene Church

Corner of SR15 & 1396Z County Rd. S

Pioneer, OH  43554

Weekdays by appt., 50 families/year

Celebrate Life Christian Fellowship

Phone:  419-630-3554

First Baptist Church


Phone:  419-636-5813

First Lutheran Church


Phone:  419-636-1251

St. Patrick Cathollic Church


Phone:  419-636-1044

Egerton Area Ministerial Association 419-298-7040

Edon Ministerial Association 419-298-7040

Edgerton Community Outreach Fee Store 419-298-2242

Montpelier Helping Hands Food Pantry 419-485-5575

Montpelier See and Do Club, Inc.  419-485-3777


FISH food pantries
105 Depot St
Archbold , OH 43502

Open 2nd & 4th Tues. each month from 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm.

Phone:  419-445-0366


AIDS Resource Center Ohio

3450 W Central Ave., Ste. 210

Toledo, OH  43606

Phone:  419-241-9444


Awareness, advocacy, testing and care services.

ASIST  Translation Services, Inc.

4891 Sawmill Rd., Ste. 200

Columbus, OH  43235-7266

Phone:  888-546-7745


200+ languages, 24/7/365 availability

Grace Community Church

206 W Bement St.

Bryan, OH  43506

Phone:  419-636-5449



Clothing give-away held in late September, furniture ministry (Community Compassion  building at 614 E Edgerton St. in Bryan), Christmas food and toy give-away, car winterization (November).

Compassion Medical Clinic of Williams County

614 E Edgerton St.

Bryan, OH  43506

Phone:  419-630-0313

The clinic was set-up for those who lack insurance.  Numerous services are offered other than just visits with a doctor. Clients are assisted with Prescription Assistance Programs, and have access to social workers, area pastors and counselors. A pharmacy is on the premises for non-narcotic prescriptions.

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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