Here you'll find a list of community resources for families in Wayne County. These links have been identified through the Gabriel Project as we continue to work together with these organizations to help support the needs of women and their children in our county.
More information to come. Please continue to check with us...
The Gabriel Project is an ever-growing, Christian-based network of church volunteers who stand together giving their commitment to offer assistance and support to women and families facing crisis pregnancies. (1-877-734-2444)
COMMUNITY LINKS FOR FAMILIES
Because there are a number of agencies in Wayne County and Resources the list will be attached in a PDF form for you to review and /or print.
(Currently under construction this week...please check back soon.)
Thank you, Phyllis.
WAYNE COUNTY COMMUNITY RESOURCES
PLEASE NOTE: All information listed below or on the attached PDF is provided for your convenience. I will try to make sure that all links are valid and information is correct each quarter, however, this site does not take responsibility, whether expressed or implied, for the content posted within these resources. These resources are listed as a helpful guide for families in the Wayne County area. Contact these organizations to learn more about their services and then decide if the services offered are of value with regard to your needs.
American Red Cross - Wayne County Chapter www.arc-wayne.org
Assurance Wireless Ohio Application –Cell Phone lifeline service program (P.O. Box 686 Parsippany, NJ 07054-9726) 1-888-898-4888. Brought to you by Virgin Mobile https://www.assurancewireless.com/public/customerinformation.aspx
Aultman Orrville Hospital www.aultmanorrville.org
Catholic Charities 521 Beall Ave. Wooster, OH - Catholic Charities offers Early Childhood Mental Health Services. This home-based Counseling Service is for families with children up to first grade. https://www.facebook.com/pages/Catholic-Charities/157800337585734
Children’s Services Board of Wayne County (Private Adoption) 330-264-9897
Christian Children’s Home of Ohio 2685 Armstrong Road Wooster, OH 44691 330-345-7949
Christian Children’s Home of Ohio –Adoption as an Option http://www.ccho.org/index.html
Cleveland Clinic www.clevelandclinic.org
Community Action Wayne/Medina 2375 –B Benden Dr. Wooster, OH 44691 330-264-867 or Toll Free 800-477-8677 (Mon-Fri. 8:00 am to 4:30 pm) Appointments can be scheduled for classes on use of car seats and installation (Program for expectant mothers or those mother’s with a newborn.)
Community Pregnancy Care Center- A non profit pro life ministry
(24-hour crisis hotline 330-264-5880) https://www.facebook.com/PregnancyCareCenterWayne
New location 142 West Liberty Street, Suite #3, Wooster, OH
Every Woman’s House –providing crisis intervention, treatment, counseling, prevention and support services to those impacted by domestic violence and/or sexual assault. 24-hour hotline 330-263-1020 Toll free-1-800-686-1122 www.everywomanshouse.org Business office 330-263-6021. Holmes County Office 330-674-1020.
Family and Children First Council -Provides representatives to assist in tracking, assessing, and coordinating service orientation for your child. Children and youth with multiple needs are eligible for service coordination. Call 330-264-2527 http://www.waynefcfc.org/
Families learning Together Central Christian Church – 407 North Market Street Wooster, OH 44691 (Tues-Thurs 9:00 am to Noon and Tues.-Wed. evenings 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm) GED Assistance and family child care may be available as participants work on obtaining their GED. Rittman and Orrville locations as well. http://www.wayne-jvs.k12.oh.us/adulted/programs/able-adult-basic-literacy-education
Goodwill Industries of Wayne and Holmes Counties – Goodwill philosophy of “a hand up, not a hand out.” Each year, millions of individuals benefit from programming provided by over 175 Goodwill Industries International member organizations.
Help Me Grow program provides free comprehensive prenatal to age three service to promote children's growth and development by providing some of the following: (Screening, A Nurse Home Visit, Learning Activities, Service Coordination, Playgroups, Preschool Transition Services, Parenting Support. 330-263-8940 http://www.ohiohelpmegrow.org/
Job and Family Services in Wayne County - Support services related to child care, job training, financial assistane, and employment search. 356 West North Street Wooster, OH 44691 330-287-5800 or Toll Free 877-612-5800. Medical coverage low cost, medical transportation, substance abuse counseling (Through S.T.E.P.S.) Pregnant women with no medical coverage should apply for their Healthy Start program coverage for themselves and their children. Job matching/applicant screening, job readiness and placement, employment transportation, work clothing and education work training, Specialized program OhioMeansJobs –Wayne County (330-264-5060 or Toll Free 877-656-5060. www.everybodyworks.net
Meals Together –Feeding the hungry, an ecumenical, non-profit volunteer group.
330-347-8332 Wooster United Methodist Church 243 N. Market St. Wesley Hall
Orrville Area Chamber of Commerce www.orrvillechamber.com
Orrville Area United Way www.orrvilleareaunitedway.org
People to People – 454 E. Bowman St. Wooster, OH 44691 330-262-1662 (Mon-Fri 9:00 am -12:00 pm and 1:00 pm) Heating assistance through H.E.A.P., weatherization program to improve insultation, minor repairs. Also has offices in Orrville, Rittman and Medina.
Salvation Army, The Wooster Corp. 437 S. Market Street, Wooster OH 44691 –Support during home transitioning and shelter services 330-264-4704 (M-F 8:30 am to 4:30 pm)
Society of St. Vincent de Paul Diocese of Cleveland- A ministry of St. Mary Church. 527 Beall Ave. Wooster, OH 44691 Contact St. Mary’s parish rectory to speak with the Society of St. Vincent de Paul volunteer representative.
Tri County ESC Service Center - Provides resources and in-service to the Wayne, Ashland, and Holmes Counties of Ohio. Enrichment programming as well as special education resources are available through the ESC. 741 Winkler Dr. Wooster, OH 44691 330-345-6771 http://www.youresc.k12.oh.us/
UNITED WAY (Dial 211) Informational Line to Identify Local Resources Info Link serves Wayne and Holmes Counties to facilitate the following services: (Health Care and Mental Health, Youth Services, Abuse, Food Resources, Housing / Shelter, Utility Assistance Toll Free - 1-800-247-9473, local 330-247-9473 www.uwwayneholmes.org
Viola Startszman Free Clinic – Provides high-quality comprehensive health and dental care, wellness education, medications, and related health services at no charge to qualifying patients. To obtain care at the VSC, you must be a Wayne County resident and meet household income guidelines. 1874 Cleveland Road Wooster, OH 44691 Open Monday to Saturday for medical, dental, vision, lab, pharmacy, and specialized medical services. Not ALL services are available on ALL days. They take appointments and have a walk in clinic. Forms are available on line including a No Show Policy Form. 330-262-2500 http://startzmanfreeclinic.org/Home.htm
Wayne County Child Services –Adoption: 2534 Burbank Road Wooster, OH 330-345-5340 Wayne County Child Services - If you suspect a child of being abused or neglected contact WCCS at 330-345-5340
Wayne County Community Foundation www.waynecountycommunityfoundation.org
Wayne County Health Department 203 South Walnut St. Wooster, OH 44691. Vaccinations at reduced cost or rate. (W.I.C. office) at Wayne County Health Department Supplemental food coupons, nutrition and breast feeding education programs, referrals to area health care providers and community programs. Well Child Care Program -height and weight checks for children. 330-264-1942 www.wayne-health.org
Wayne County Sheriffs Office 201 W. North Street, Wooster, Ohio 44691 - Emergency Dial (911) –business office 330-287-5750 www.waynecountysheriff.com
Wayne County WIC –Wayne County Health Department
Wooster Area Chamber of Commerce www.woosterchamber.com
Wooster Community Hospital www.woosterhospital.org
Wooster Obstetrics and Gynecology 546 Winter St., Suite 100, Wooster, OH 44691 Services such as ultrasounds for pregnant women. 330-345-2229 or Toll Free 888-336-2496.
Wooster Hope Center –Food Distribution and supportive services
330-683-2242 firstname.lastname@example.org www.facebook.com/woosterhopecenter
Wayne Metropolitan Housing Authority 345 N. Market St. Wooster, OH 44691 –Low cost subsidized housing services. There is a waiting list so sign up soon if you have this need. 330-264-2727 (Mon.- Fri. 8:00 am to 5:00 pm)