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Buckeye Ranch Somali Outreach Program

Through the use of Somali-speaking interpreters and trained staff, they offer culturally focused clinical and case management services for youth and families to help with coping with trauma, loss, and living in a new country and among a new culture. Somali families are connected to community resources and this program has 24-hour crisis support and intervention.
2865 West Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43204
(614) 875-2371
buckeyeranch.org/programs/community-based-programs/home-based-services.html

City of Columbus Community Relations Commission (CRC)

Provides a list of organizations in the community centered around diverse groups of people:

1111 East Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43205
(614) 645-1993
columbus.gov/CommunityRelationsCommission

Ethiopian Tewahedo Social Services (ETSS)

Helps immigrants and refugees from all countries establish roots and gain self-sufficiency in Central Ohio. They offer job training, English language classes, after school tutoring for children, case management for victims of domestic violence and much more. They provide all of these services through their Youth Programming, Adult Programming and Family Care Department offered at various sites throughout Central Ohio. Visit the website for a list of all the program sites.
Main Office: 1060 Mount Vernon Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43203
(614) 252-5362
ethiotss.org
Locations: ethiotss.org/locations.html

Somali Community Access Network (SomaliCAN)

Is an advocacy organization that works to improve the health, safety, and productivity of new Americans in Ohio. They provide information and resources for Somali families.
4900 Reed Road, Columbus, Ohio 43220
(614) 489-9226
somalican.org

Somali Community Association of Ohio (SCAO)

Provides a variety of services for Somali youth and adults.

  • Free adult English (ESL) classes and after school programs for Somali youth
  • Legal services, including help with immigration problems, landlord-tenant disputes and workplace issues
  • Help with school concerns and personal needs
  • Translation services and job help
  • Housing assistance and shelter referrals
  • Family counseling and support to Somali women who are victims of domestic violence

3422 Cleveland Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43224
(614) 262-4068
somaliohio.org