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Tutoring & Homework Help

Center for Latin Hope (Centro Esperanza Latina)

Provides after school programs for youth ages of 7 to 13 during the school year. Activities include computer, exercise, dance and leadership classes. They also offer free math and reading tutoring for grades K through 12.  Transportation is included.
1925 West Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43223
(614) 275-1825 or (614) 358-3584

City of Refuge Point of Impact (CORPOI)

Offers free tutoring sessions as well as preparation for the Ohio Graduation Test (OGT) in a faith-based envrionment that serves at-risk youth.
3480 Refugee Road, Columbus, Ohio 43232
(614) 231-9564

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) 268-3539

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

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

Columbus Urban League

Provides free after school tutoring in math and reading for youth ages 6 to 13.
788 Mount Vernon Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43203
(614) 257-6300, ext. 108

Covenant Presbyterian Church

Provides tutoring opportunities for children at several locations.
2070 Ridgecliff Road, Columbus, Ohio 43221
(614) 451-6677

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

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.

  • 1060 Mount Vernon Avenue, Columbus, Ohio  43203
  • 588 McNaughten Road, Whitehall, Ohio  43213
  • 1110 Morse Road, Columbus, Ohio  43229

(614) 252-5362

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

Khan Academy

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

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) 279-0012

Lady Butterflies

Offers social supportive services for women and teen girls in transition.  Tutoring, workshops and their “Sister Friend” mentoring and advocacy programs are among the many free services offered.  Call for more information.
595 East Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215
(614) 836-4665

Ohio Hispanic Coalition Youth & Education Programs

Latino students ages 6 to 12 can participate in free after school educational programs throughout the school year and during the summer months. Instructors speak Spanish and English.
3556 Sullivant Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43204
(614) 840-9934 or (614) 275-1755

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

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

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

Stowe Baptist Center

Offers tutoring help to students in grades 1 to 12 on Monday nights. They also have a program called Cross Town Kids for children ages 7 to 12 on Friday evenings.
888 South Parsons Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43206
(614) 445-8400

Westside Free Store Ministries

Offers a faith-based after school arts program that is open and free to children in grades 1 to 5 on Wednesday afternoons. Columbus Public Schools provides bus transportation from a select number of elementary schools, and homework help is provided.
61 South Powell Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43204
(614) 351-5480