Help is provided in many areas including food, housing, health care and transportation. The Kids Club afterschool program provides a safe and nurturing environment for youth in grades K-5 at various locations. They offer homework assistance, tutoring with a reading specialist, individual reading time, and activities that foster youth’s development of appropriate social skills. The Kindship Care Program Supports relative caregivers who have taken custody of children who cannot be cared for by their parents. The program helps children avoid placement in a non-related foster home when parents are absent, and therefore helps them maintain stability in their education.
3222 North High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43202
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
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.
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
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.
Offers a variety of programs for youth, including personal tutoring, preparation for standardized tests and youth mentoring.
3480 Refugee Road, Columbus, Ohio 43232
Free online educational videos on all topics K-12. Learn at your own pace.
Offers several free services to the Hispanic community including:
100 East Campus View Boulevard, Columbus, Ohio 43235
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
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.
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
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
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