211 - Connection to all Lake County Community Resources
Lake County Department of Job & Family Services Ph: 440-350-4000
Healthy Start - Medical insurance for low-income pregnant women and children newborn to age 5.
PRC Vouchers - Call Lake County Dept. of Family Services for Information
Lifeline - Ph: 440-354-2148
Assists with the following:
- Prescription Assistance
- Medical Services
- Eye & Hearing Aid Referrals
- Home & Mortgage Payments
- Family Development Program
- Budget Counseling Program
Salvation Army - Helps with utility bills. Ph: 440-354-3774
Local Churches - May help if you live in their vicinity. Check for telephone numbers in the phone book.
Lake County Veteran Service Center - Will assist with short term financial assistance for rent, mortgage, food, and utilities to those honorably discharged. Ph: 440-350-5819
Lake County Department of Job & Family Services - Food Stamp Program. Ph: 440-350-4000
Food Banks - Must call 211 and you will be referred to a Food Bank closest to your home.
WIC Program - For pregnant women, infants and children. Offers Pre-Natal Nutrition Programs, Breastfeeding Support and Supplemental formula, baby food and cereal.
Hope Chest is a non‐profit organization that collects and distributes used clothing and household articles. Must be referred by Job & Family Services. Ph: 440-350-4000
Christ Child Thrift Shop. There is a charge for both adult and children's clothing. Ph: 440-350-9836
Provides gently used children and adult clothing free of charge. Ph: 440-944-1026
McKinley Community Outreach Center
Consolidates ministries of Western Lake County in one location. Ph. 440-269-8008
Lake Rental Assistance - Administers housing assistance for Lake County, Ohio through two federal housing programs, the Housing Choice Voucher Program (formally known as Section 8) and the Public Housing Program. Ph: 440-354-3347
Fair Housing - Programs concerning housing such as Prevent Foreclosure and Know Your Rental Rights. Ph: 440-392-0147
New Directions for Living - Offers a dual approach to helping homeless or near homeless individuals and families to help themselves. NDFL offers a self-sufficiency program as well as affordable transitional housing for up to 24 months. Must meet requirements. Women must be 18 or older. Ph: 440-357-6142
Extended Housing - Housing for those with severe and persistent mental health problems. Ph: 440-352-8424
Project Hope - Shelter for the homeless. Call 211.
Forbes House - Shelter for battered women and their children. Ph: 440-357-1018 or 440-953-9779
Lake County Crisis Line - Ph: 440-952-8255
Lake County Child Abuse Hotline - Ph: 440-350-4000 ext. 1
Lake Health & Childbirth Preparation for Teens (Located at TriPoint Hospital) - Ph: 440-953-6000
Lakeland Community College Dental Clinic - Small fee charged. Ph: 440-525-7220
Infant & Toddler Development/Education
Help Me Grow - Serving families from prenatal to preschool Ph: 440-350-2433
Crossroads Early Childhood Services - Programs for pregnant women, expectant fathers, infants, toddlers, children to age 5 and their families. Ph: 440-358-7370
Lake-Geauga Head Start Pre-School Program - Free preschool to those who qualify.
Lake County Department of Job & Family Services - Financial assistance to pay for day care providers. Ph: 440-350-4000
Crossroads Early Childhood Services - Respite care. Ph: 440-358-7370
Legal Aid - Ph: 440-352-6200
Support Attorney – Lake County Prosecutor’s Office - Ph: 440-350-2683
Families of Promise - Program to support families with incarcerated loved ones. (Both agencies work together)
https://www.lcghd.org/ - Ph: 440-350-2056
Lifeline - Ph: 440-354-2148 (211)
National Hotline - Ph: 800-550-4900