RESOURCES

There are many resources available to you. Click below.
Outreach and Enrollment services to assist with Marketplace enrollment
please call (740) 277-6043 Ext. 1000 or 1009.

 

HEALTH AGENCIES

Ohio Department of Health
www.odh.ohio.gov

Breast and Cervical Cancer Project
www.odh.ohio.gov/odhprograms/hprr/bc_can/bcanc1.aspx

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention
www.cdc.gov

The American Heart Association
www.americanheart.org

American Diabetes Association
www.diabetes.org

American Lung Association
www.lungusa.org

Alzheimer's Association
www.alz.org

American Cancer Society
www.cancer.org

American Red Cross
www.redcross.org

Fairfield County Department of Health
www.myfdh.org

Fairfield Medical Center
www.fmchealth.org

Organ and Tissue Donation Initiative
www.organdonor.gov

National Institutes of Health
www.nih.gov

The Quit Line
http://ohio.Quitlogix.org

The Recovery Center
www.therecoverycenter.org

World Health Organization
www.who.int

Other information regarding agencies in our area:
For patients with access to a computer:  www.fairfieldcounty211.org

DIABETES MANAGEMENT

Fairfield Medical Center Diabetes Education Program,
 401 North Ewing Street Lancaster, Ohio 43130
 (740) 687-8492; Monday - Friday by Appointment

NUTRITION COUNSELLING

1. Fairfield Medical Center:  Healthy Weight for Life is an eight-week program designed to help individuals meet their ideal body weight.  
    For more information, please call (740) 687-8468    
2. Diagnosis-based Nutrition Programs for Diabetes, Heart Disease, Hypertension, Hypoglycemia, Kidney Failure, Fairfield Medical Center. 
    Please call (740) 687-8666 to schedule your appointment.
3. Outpatient Nutrition Services; Fairfield Medical Center.  For more information, call (740) 687-8084
4. Women's Nutrition Programs:  Pregnancy and Lactation program; Gestational Diabetes.
    Please call (740) 687-8666 to schedule your appointment

TOBACCO CESSATION

Fairfield Medical Center offers Tobacco Cessation Classes for the community, First and second Tuesday and Thursday of each month.  
Please call (740) 687-8261 for information. 

QUITLINE (Ohio Department of Health) Call 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800-784-8669); http://ohio.Quitlogix.org.

SUBSTANCE ABUSE

Drug Rehab Alcohol Detox;   1641 N Memorial Dr # 308, Lancaster, OH 43130 (740) 200-4755
The Recovery Center, P.O. Box 309,  Lancaster, OH 43130; (740) 687-4500
Mid Ohio Psychological Services Lancaster, 624 E Main St,  Lancaster, OH 43130, (740) 687-0042

TRANSPORTATION

 Fairfield County Board of Development Disabilities www.FairfieldDD.com.
    Contact: 740-652-7230.  For individuals enrolled in the Fairfield County Board of DD who are receiving Community Employment Services.

 Fairfield County Job & Family Services www.fcjfs.org.
     Contact: 740-652-7889.  For Medicaid recipients attending Medicaid reimbursable appointments who meet eligibility criteria.

The Salvation Army Samaritan Center www.lancaster.salvationarmyoh.org.
      Contact: 740-687-1921.  Available for program participants and special circumstances during restricted times.

Veterans Service Commission of Fairfield County www.fairfieldcountyvets.org.
       Contact: 740-652-7920.  For Veterans only.

Canal Winchester Human Services www.cwhumanservices.org.
        Contact: 614-834-3888.  Canal Winchester area only.

 Lancaster Public Transit System (LPTS) www.ci.lancaster.oh.us/dept/transit.
          Contact: 740-681-5086 or 1-888-9-WE-Go-4U.  Low cost transportation for the general public M-F 6:00 am – 6:00 pm and Saturday 7:00 am – 5:00 pm.
 
Fun Bus On-Demand Taxi Service www.funbus.com.
         Contact: 740-653-8294.  Service runs 7 days a week 6:00 am – 2:00 am.   To and from any 2 points in Lancaster and surrounding area is $7.00.

 Fairfield County Center for Disabilities & Cerebral Palsy, Inc.
           www.fcdcp.org.  Contact: 740-653-1186. 
           Operates 7:00 am – 5:00 pm or as needed.  Fees vary by service provided.

SUPPORT GROUPS

Alcoholics Anonymous
Fairfield Medical Center; 401 North Ewing Street, Lancaster Assembly Rooms; 
     Thursdays 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. Sundays 8 a.m. - 10 a.m.

Alzheimers Support Group
St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Corner of East Wheeling and North Eastwood Avenue; 
     Third Monday of each month at 7:30 p.m., (740) 687-1921, ext. 110

Arthritis Support Group
Fairfield Hocking Foundation, 109 North Broad Street Lancaster
       (740) 654-4334

Autism Support Group
       (740) 862-6171 or christcarrico@frontier.com

Cargivers Support Group
FairHope Hospice, 282 Sells Road, Lancaster
        (740) 654-7077

Circle of Hope Cancer Support Group
Meets the fourth Thursday of most months from 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m., 
       The Meeting Room of the Greenfield Twp. Fire Department, Near intersection of Election House and Coonpath.  
       Contact: June Queen R.N., M.S.N.  (740) 756-7084 or circleofhopecsg@aol.com Website: www.circleofhopecsg.vpweb.com

COPD Support Group
Fairfield Center for Disabilities, 681 East Sixth Avenue, Lancaster
         Meets the third Wednesday of every month at 5 p.m., (740) 654-5553

Diabetes Support Group
Fairfield Medical Center, 401 North Ewing St., Lancaster
          Last Monday of each month from 6 - 7 p.m., (740) 687-8492

Divorce Care
Fairfield Christian Church, 1965 North Columbus Street Lancaster
           Thursdays at 7 p.m.,(740) 654-0099

Domestic Violence Support – Confidential, Lighthouse,
           Contact: (740) 687-4423

Fairfield Center for Disabilities & Cerebral Palsy
681 East Sixth Avenue, Lancaster
(740) 653-1186
 
Fairfield County Board of MRDD
1592 Granville Pike, Lancaster,
             (740) 687-7244

Fibromyalgia Support Group
Fairfield Medical Center, 401 North Ewing Street, Lancaster
Tuesdays from 7:30 - 8:30 p.m.
 
Grief Support Group, Hospice
282 Sells Road, Lancaster, Meets Quarterly
Contact: (740) 654-7077
 
Heart-to-Heart Support Group
Fairfield Medical Center, 401 North Ewing Street, Lancaster
(740) 687-8261
 
Information & Referral
Resource for medical-referral needs, (740) 687-0500

Job & Family Services Kinship Program, Extended parenting care community group
239 West Main Street, Lancaster; (740) 687-6710

Loved Ones Support Group for Addicted Individuals 
The Recovery Center, 1856 Cedar HIll Road, Lancaster, Every Thursdays from 6 - 8 p.m.,
              (740) 687-4500

Mental Health, Various classes
1663 East Main Street, Lancaster 
               (740) 654-0477

Mid-Ohio Psychological Services, Various classes
624 East Main Street, Lancaster
    (740) 687-0042
 
New Horizons New Horizons Youth & Family Center
1592 Granville Pike, Lancaster, OH, 43130,
                Monday -Thursday 9-6 Friday 9-5, Appointments 
                (740) 687-0835 Fax (740) 687-9391
                 24 Hour Crisis Intervention (740) 687-8255, (740) 687-0835

M.O.M. (Mommies of Miracles)
Fairfield Medical Center, 401 North Ewing Street, Lancaster, 
                 (740) 503-9102

Mom to Mom, Victory Hill Church
4000 Coonpath Road, Carroll,
                   First and third Thursdays of each month at 9:30 a.m., 
                   Contact: (740) 756-7563

Mothers of Multiples
Fairfield Medical Center, 401 North Ewing Street, Lancaster
        Second Tuesday of each month from 7 - 9 p.m.
 
MS Support Group
Fairfield Medical Center, 401 North Ewing Street, Lancaster
         Third Tuesday each month,  
          (740) 653-5501
 
NAMI
Fairfield Medical Center, 401 North Ewing Street, Lancaster,
                      Third Monday from 7 - 9 p.m.,  
                      (740) 969-4345 or shirleeestell@yahoo.com

Ostomy Support Group
Fairfield Medical Center, 401 North Ewing Street, Lancaster
           Second Thursday every other month from January through November,
            (740) 689-6430
 
Parkinson Support Group
Olivedale , 253 Boving Road, Lancaster , 
                        Third Wednesday of each month from 1 - 2 p.m.,  
                         (740) 654-1347

Prostate Cancer Support
Fairfield Christian Church, 1965 North Columbus Street, Lancaster
              Second Monday of each month from 7 - 9 p.m.,  
              (740) 687-6543

 Supportive Link Breast Cancer Survivor Group
Rising House, 131 High Street, Lancaster
               Second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m., 
               (740) 467-3198
 

FREE MEALS

Foundation Dinners
1000 W Fifth Avenue.  Lunch is served every day from Noon to 2:30 PM.  Dinner is served every night at 4:30 PM.

1st United Methodist Church
163 E. Wheeling Street.  Lunch is served Monday,Tuesday, and Thursday at Noon.
 
Maple Street Methodist Church
438 E. Wheeling Street. Lunch is served on Wednesday at Noon.

 

FOOD PANTRIES
Referral is needed.  Please call 2-1-1 or 740-687-0500.

Lancaster-Fairfield Community Action Food Pantry, 1743 E. Main Street.
     Open Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm.
      Food available once per month.
 
Lancaster Vineyard, 423 W. Wheeling (AGAPE Building).
        Open Wednesday from 5:00 – 6:30 & Thursday from 2:00 – 3:30 pm.
         Food available once per month.
 
Lutheran Social Services Food Pantry, 2045 E. Main Street.
          Open Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm.
           Open Thursday from 11:00 am – 7:00 PM
            Food available twice per month.
 
Maywood Community Outreach, 1029 S. Broad Street.
             Open Tuesday & Friday from 9:00 am – 3:30 pm.
             Open Saturday from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm (if emergency)
                Food available once per month.
 
Salvation Army, 228 W. Hubert Avenue.
             Open Monday – Friday from 9:30 am – 11:30 am.
              Food available once per month.
 
Food Pantries in Lancaster – Call direct

New Hope Assembly of God, 2020 Cincinnati-Zanesville Road.
              Contact Kathi at 740-687-3553.
               Open 1st & 3rd Thursday each month from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm.
                Food available once per month.
 
Mills Memorial United Methodist Church, corner of Broad & King Streets.
              Open last Saturday of each month from 9:00 am – 11:00 am.

Saint Vincent DePaul, 424 E. Locust Street.
               Contact: 740-653-6037 

Victory Center, 221 Madison Avenue
        Contact: 740-756-7434 on Saturday only from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm.
        Contact: 740-756-7563 (call if needed other than Saturday)
         Food available once per month.Other Pantries in Fairfield County:

Amanda Food Pantry, 141 E. Church Street.
          Must live in Amanda and/or Fire District.
          Open 3rd Wednesday of each month from 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm.
          Food available once per month
 
Baltimore Food Pantry, 1760 W. Market Street.
            Must live in Baltimore or Thurston.
            Contact; Fairfield County 2-1-1 or 740-687-0500.
             Food available every 60 days.
 
Bremen Food Pantry, Calvary United Methodist Church, 124 Purvis Avenue.
               Must live in Bremen.  Contact; Fairfield County 2-1-1 or 740-687-0500.
               Food available once per month.
 
Canal Winchester Food Pantry, David's United Church of Christ,
                80 W. Columbus Street.
                 Contact: 614-470-2574 – voice mail- leave a message.
                 Food available once per month

Eagle Rock Church, 6810 Blacklick Eastern Road, Pickerington.
                 Open 3rd Saturday each month from 10:00 am – Noon.
                  Walk-in service.  No referral needed.  Will serve clients in Fairfield or Franklin County.

Millersport United Methodist Food Pantry, 2310 Refugee Street NE
Must live in Millersport or Walnut Township. 
Open on Wednesday from 7:00 am – 8:30 pm & Saturday 9:00 am – 11:00 am.   
Food available once per month

 Outreach Mission Food Pantry, Pleasantville United Methodist Church,
112 Lincoln Avenue, Pleasantville.  Must live in Pleasantville.
Open 3rd Saturday of each month from 9:00 am – 11:00 am.
Food available once per month.

 PCMA Food Pantry, 70 Cross Street, Pickerington.
Open Monday 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm, Thursday & Saturday 10:00 am – Noon.
Food available once per month.

Seton Parrish, 600 Hill Road North, Pickerington. 
Do not have a food pantry but will help with food when needed.  Must live in Pickerington.

HOUSING ASSISTANCE

Fairfield County Emergency Shelter
Lutheran Social Services, 1681 E. Main Street.
Contact: Becky Longnecker at 740-653-2012, M-F 8:00 am – 5pm

The Foundation Shelters
800 W. Sixth Avenue, Lancaster.
Contact Ed Clum at 740-653-1960 or 740-503-2381, 7:30 am – 5:00 pm.
 
Lancaster-Fairfield County Community Action (CA)
Emergency Homeless Shelter, 1743 E. Main Street, Lancaster.
Contact: Carol Wagner at 740-653-4146, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm.

The Lighthouse
P.O. Box 215, Lancaster.
Contact: Bev Porter at 740-687-4423, 24-Hour Hotline.
 

HOLIDAY ASSISTANCE

To apply for holiday assistance, including Thanksgiving and Christmas food and Christmas toys, call Fairfield County 2-1-1 to find out when applications will be accepted.

FREE CLOTHING PANTRIES

 Community Action, 1743 E. Main Street, Lancaster, 740-653-4146.
       Open 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm, Tuesday & Thursday.
 
Victory Center, 211 Madison Avenue, Lancaster, 740-756-7563.
        Open on Saturdays from 10:00 am – 3:00pm

 St. Peter's Lutheran Church, 105 E Mulberry Street, Lancaster, 740-653-1950.
         Open 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm on 1st & 3rd Thursday of the month.

Maple Street United Methodist Free Store, 438 E. Wheeling Street, 740-653-2812.
          Open on Wednesday 10:00 am – 1:00 pm & Thursday 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm.

LOCAL THRIFT SHOPS

Maywood Mission
1029 S. Broad Street, Lancaster, 740-653-4458.

The Salvation Army
123 E. Hubert Avenue, Lancaster, 740-654-8898.

St. Vincent DePaul
424 E. Locust Street, Lancaster, 740-653-6037.

HOUSING LOCATOR

Project HouseCall
PHC is a program designed to assist clients with obtaining the necessary resources to regain or retain housing stability and quality of life.  Fairfield County 2-1-1 is available to coordinate all types of housing information to include low income and affordable housing, shelters, housing counseling, home ownership, and foreclosure information.

Ohio Benefit Bank
The Ohio Benefit Bank (OBB) is a program offered in partnership with the Governor's Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives and the Ohio Association of Second Harvest Foodbanks.  This is a free service that simplifies the process of obtaining benefits for Ohio's children, seniors, and families.  Call 2-1-1 for more details.

CRISIS ASSISTANCE

Fairfield County 2-1-1 Mental Health Crisis Hotline, 740-687-8255 (TALK) Available 24/7
 

OTHER LOCAL ASSISTANCE

Adult Day Services, 228 W. Hubert Avenue, 740-687-1921

A Special Wish, 1739 Baltimore Road, 740-687-4909

 Alcoholics Anonymous, 111 W. Wheeling Street, 740-653-4869

 Alcohol & Drug Treatment & Counseling (see Mid-Ohio & Recovery Center)

 American Red Cross, 121 W. Mulberry Street, 740-687-5585

 Arthritis Foundation, 109 N. Broad Street, 740-654-4334

 By The Way Free Medical Clinic, 1029 S. Broad Street, 740-654-6911

 Caring Homes for Kids, 1251 Granville Pike, 740-653-5470

 Charity Newsies, Inc., Berne Township, 740-687-9469

 Credit & Debt Counseling Services- American Credit Card Solutions, 866-265-5418

 Fairfield Center for Disabilities & Cerebral Palsy, 681 E. Sixth Ave, 740-653-5501

 Fairfield County ADAMH Board, 108 E. Main Street, 740-654-0829

 Fairfield County Board of Developmental Disabilities, 795 College Avenue, 740-652-7220

 Fairfield County Family Adult & Children First Council, 108 W. Main Street,
            740-687-6771.   See www.facfc.org for Fairfield County Telelog.

 Fairfield County Job & Family Services, 239 W. Main Street, 740-652-7889
            -  Child Protective Services, 740-653-4060
            -  Workforce Development, 740-689-2494
            -  Childcare Finder, 740-687-6833
            -  Child Support Enforcement Agency, 740-652-7888

Fairfield County Veterans Services, 227 E. Main Street, 740-652-7920

 Fairfield Department of Health, 1587 Granville Pike, 740-652-2810

 Fairfield Mental Health Consumers, 1663 E. Main Street, 740-475-0026

 Faith Housing, 1681 E. Main Street, 740-653-2012

 Family Health Services, 922 E. Main Street, 740-654-6338

 Forest Rose School, 1592 Granville Pike, 740-652-7225

 Habitat for Humanity of Fairfield County, 3476 Cincinnati-Zanesville Road, NE,  740-654-3434

 Legal Aid, 123 S. Broad Street, 740-653-7705

 Lighthouse-Victim's Advocates, 121 E Chestnut Street, 740-687-6778

 Mid-Ohio Psychological Services, Inc., 624 E Main Street, 740-687-0042

 New Horizon Youth & Family Center, 1592 Granville Pike, 740-687-0835

 Pregnancy Decision Health Centers, 740-681-5683

 Saint Vincent Depaul Society, 424 Locust Street, 740-653-6037

 Salvation Army Social Services, 228 W. Hubert Avenue, 740-687-1921

 The Lighthouse, Inc., 333 N. Broad Street, 740-687-4423

 United Way of Fairfield County, 115 S. Broad Street, 740-653-0643

 YMCA of Lancaster Fairfield County, 465 W Sixth Avenue, 740-654-0616

NATIONAL CRISIS HOTLINES

ChildHelp USA National Crisis Hotline
800-4-A-CHILD, TDD 800-2-A-CHILD
A 24 hour confidential hotline offering information about the treatment and prevention of child abuse.

Covenant House Hotline (24 hours)
800-999-9999
Information regarding problem teens and runaways and family members.
                         
National Child Abuse Hotline
800-422-4453

National Clearinghouse for the Defense of Battered Women
800-903-0111 Ext. 3

National Directory of Hotlines and Crisis Intervention Centers
800-999-999, TDD: 800-999-9915
                        
National Domestic Violence Hotline
800-799-7233, TDD: 800-787-3224

National Drug Abuse Hotline
800-622-4357

National Organization for Victim Abuse
800-TRY-Nova
Assists children and adult victims of family violence.
National Referral Network for Kids in Crisis, 800-KID-SAFE

FOR PROFESSIONALS, PARENTS & ADOLESCENTS

National Respite Locater Service
800-773-5433.  For parents and professionals caring for children with disabilities or terminal illness, or at risk of child abuse or neglect.
            
National Runaway Switchboard
800-621-4000, TDD: 800-621-0394
A confidential 24-hour hotline that assists runaway and homeless youth in communication with their families and other service providers.

National Victim Center
800-394-2255
Provides information referrals and materials free of charge to victims of all violent crimes.

Suicide Prevention Information
800-273-TALK,
www.SuicidePrevention LifeLine.org

Lancaster - Main St.
1155 East Main St.

Lancaster-Hunter Trace
216 Trace Dr.

Baltimore
1055 West Market St. Suite H