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Tutoring & Homework Help

Clintonville-Beechwold Community Resources Center

The Kids Club is an after school and summer program for elementary youth Monday through Friday at Clinton Heights Lutheran Church. The program helps improve academic performance and provides recreational activities for kids. The program is not limited to children in the Clintonville-Beechwold area but often has a waiting list.  The program is free, however there is one registration fee per family.
14 West Lakeview Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43202
(614) 268-8118
clintonvillecrc.org/crc

Columbus Metropolitan Library

Offers free basic reading and writing classes, GED classes, literacy learning courses and English classes through several organizations. Check their online schedule of events for a comprehensive listing of courses.
96 South Grant Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43215
(614) 645-2ASK or (614) 645-2275
www.columbuslibrary.org

Columbus Recreation & Parks Capital Kids

Offers academic programs and a safe place to learn and play after school and during the summer for a very low cost. Capital University students provide homework help, and programs are offered in anger management, substance abuse, violence prevention and recreation.

  • Beatty Community Center
    247 North Ohio Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43203
    (614) 645-3218
  • Douglas Community Center
    1250 Windsor Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43211
    (614) 645-7407
  • Marion Franklin Community Center
    2801 Lockbourne Road, Columbus, Ohio 43207
    (614) 645-3160
  • Sullivant Garden Community Center
    755 Renick Street, Columbus, Ohio 43223
    (614) 645-8171

www.columbus.gov/recreationandparks

Directions for Youth & Families Short Stop Youth Center

Offers free programs and homework help for youth ages 7 to 18 Monday through Friday until 8 p.m. during the school year. They also offer dance, theatre, music, art and summer programs.
1066 North High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43201
(614) 299-5541
www.dfyf.org

Ethiopian Tewahedo Social Services

The after school and summer programs prepare children ages 5-13 for proficiency tests, provide homework help, give health information, train youth in computer skills and organize soccer clubs.

  • 3800 Briggs Road, Columbus, Ohio  43228
  • 4790 Cemetery Road, Hilliard, Ohio  43026
  • 4337 Cleveland Avenue, Columbus, Ohio  43224
  • 2169 Ferris Road, Columbus, Ohio  43224

(614) 252-5362
http://ethiotss.org

First Church of God

Offers a variety of programs for youth, including personal tutoring, preparation for standardized tests and youth mentoring.
3480 Refugee Road, Columbus, Ohio 43232
(614) 338-8338
www.1stchurch.net

J. Ashburn Jr. Youth Center

Provides year-round programs, including a free after school program, tutoring services and internship opportunities for students with physical, sensory or learning disabilities.
85 South Clarendon Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43223
(614) 221-8830
www.bgccolumbus.org

Khan Academy

Free online educational videos on all topics K-12. Learn at your own pace.
www.khanacademy.org

Ohio Hispanic Coalition

Offers several free services to the Hispanic community including:

  • Homework help and educational after school programs
  • Summer camps for Latino / Hispanic children
  • Translation and interpretation services
  • English (ESOL) and citizenship classes for adults
  • Support group for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault

100 East Campus View Boulevard, Columbus, Ohio 43235
(614) 840-9934
www.ohiohispaniccoalition.org

Project Prosperity & Faith

Offers several after school and mentoring programs for youth, including a program for foster kids ages 5 to 21, a money management program for youth and an after school tutoring program.
1062 Wilson Road, Columbus, Ohio 43206
(614) 500-8804
www.orgsites.com

Reading Rockets

One in five kids has serious difficulties learning to read. With early identification and a lot of help, however, children can do well. Through the U.S Department of Education, Reading Rockets provides many resources for families, including help for stuggling readers, help for kids with dyslexia, literacy apps, webcasts, common core information, booklists, reading classes and more.
WETA Public Television
2775 South Quincy Street, Arlington, Virginia 22206
www.readingrockets.org

Salvation Army After School Learning Center

This free program focuses on academic achievement in the areas of math and reading for students in grades 1 though 8. Program participants receive tutoring, proficiency test preparation and personal development during the school year and summer.

  • West Mound Worship and Service Center
    2300 West Mound Street, Columbus, Ohio 43204
  • East Main Street Worship and Service Center
    966 East Main Street, Columbus, Ohio 43205
  • Citadel Worship & Service Center
    3662 Karl Road, Columbus, Ohio 43224
  • Livingston Elementary School
    825 East Livingston Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43205

(614) 221-6561
http://co.salvationarmy.org/CentralOhio/after-school-learning-center

St. Stephen’s Community House Youth & Family Services

After school programs, summer programs, developmental groups and tutoring are provided for at-risk youth living in the Linden area.
1500 East 17th Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43219
(614) 294-6347
www.saintstephensch.org

Stowe Baptist Center

Offers after school tutoring help to students in kindergarten to 12th grades on Monday nights. They also have a program called Cross Town Kids on Friday evenings.
888 Parsons Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43206
(614) 445-8400
http://stowecenter.com

Victory Ministries

In the Center of Hope facility their services include: a food pantry, provide free clothing and bedding sheets, free medical and vision care, clinical counseling, and Literacy Now tutoring program.
3964 East Main Street, Columbus, Ohio 43213
(614) 252-2500
www.victoryministriescolumbus.org