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Ohio Racial & Ethnic Minority Programs

Franklin County Department of Job & Family Services (JFS)

Provides information about food assistance, cash assistance, health care, job training, emergency assistance and much more. Offers several food programs, including the Ohio Direction Card / EBT (formerly known as food stamps). Individuals can apply for Medicaid at their local Opportunity Center, based on where they live. Each center serves certain zip codes. People outside of Franklin County should visit their local county Department of Job and Family Services. Refugees and immigrants can apply for services as well.

  • East Opportunity Center
    1055 Mount Vernon Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43203
    (614) 212-1993
  • Northland Opportunity Center
    1721 Northland Park Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43229
    (614) 233-2417
  • West Opportunity Center
    314 North Wilson Road, Columbus, Ohio 43204
    (614) 233-2912

(614) 233-2000
jfs.franklincountyohio.gov

Native American Indian Center of Central Ohio (NAICCO)

Works to improve the lives of American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) people throughout Ohio. They serve, protect, and promote AI/AN interests, concerns, needs, and services. They also advocate for the preservation and revitalization of AI/AN identities.
67 East Innis Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43207
naicco.com

Ohio Commission on Minority Health

Works to eliminating disparities in minority health through financial opportunities, public health promotion, legislative action, public policy and systems change in Ohio. Minority populations include: African American, African, Asian, Pacific Islander, Hispanic, Latino American and Native American Indian.
77 South High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215
(614) 466-4000
mih.ohio.gov

Turkish American Society of Ohio (TASO)

Addresses the social and cultural needs of the Turkish American community living in Columbus, Ohio.
2885 West Dublin Granville Road, Columbus, Ohio 43235
(614) 887-7087
tasocolumbus.org