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Ohio Health Grief Support Services

Ohio Health offers several grief support classes, support groups and one-on-one counseling for kids and parents of all ages at several different locations in central Ohio. They have teen groups, preschool groups, infant loss groups and more.
800 McConnell Drive Columbus, Ohio 43214
Columbus (614) 566-5377
Delaware (740) 615-0540
Toll-free (888) 389-6231
ohiohealth.com/patients-and-visitors/support/grief-support

Directions for Youth & Families Teen Parent Connection

Offers counseling, parent education and help finding community resources for youth and youth adults through age 21 who are parenting or are in their second or third trimester of pregnancy. Free childbirth education classes and mental health services are also offered.

  • Main Office: 1515 Indianola Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43201
  • East Office: 3616 East Main Street, Columbus, Ohio 43213
  • Ohio Avenue Youth Center: 657 South Ohio Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43205
  • The Crittenton Center: 3840 Kimberly Parkway North, Columbus, Ohio 43232
  • Delaware Office: 39 West Winter Street, Delaware, Ohio 43015

Intake: (614) 294-2661
dfyf.org

Ohio Department of Job & Family Services Learning Earning & Parenting (LEAP)

Helps teen parents or pregnant teens finish school by providing cash assistance. Students must be under 18 and working on earning either their GED or high school diploma.
1721 Northland Park Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43229
(614) 233-2000
jfs.franklincountyohio.gov/assistance/services-and-programs.cfm
Ohio Law & Rules about LEAP: codes.ohio.gov/oac/5101:1-23-50

The Center for Family Safety & Healing

Fully addresses all aspects of family violence including child abuse and neglect, teen dating abuse, domestic violence and elder abuse.  They offer a continuum of research-based prevention, intervention and treatment programs for individuals (like counseling, prenatal/early intervention services, medical services for foster children and community training programs) who have experienced family violence.
655 East Livingston Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43205
(614) 722- 8200
familysafetyandhealing.org

Baby & Me Tobacco Free

Free program to assist pregnant women with quitting smoking. Women who take part in this free program participate in several prenatal quit smoking sessions, take a monthly breath test and then receive a voucher for free diapers up to 12 months.
240 Parsons Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43215
(614) 645-2135
www.columbus.gov/publichealth/programs/Womens-Health-Family-Planning/Baby-and-Me-Tobacco-Free

Baby Crib Resources

The following agencies offer assistance with cribs and should be contacted directly for further details.  Please remember to research consumer information about any piece of furniture to ensure the item has not been placed on any product recall list.

Cribs for Kids 
www.cribsforkids.org

Joseph’s Coat
www.josephscoatofohio.org

Women’s Care Center
www.womenscarecenter.org

Chloe Inc.
www.chloeinc.org

CJ First Candle

CJ First Candle is dedicated to helping people learn about pregnancy and newborn care, stillborn births and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)/ Sudden Unexpected Infant Death Syndrome (SUIDS). There are extensive resources for grief support. Grief counselors are available over the phone 24 hours a day. Parents can join online support groups, share stories with other parents and find out more about SIDS.
49 Locust Avenue, New Canaan, Connecticut 06840
For Grief Support: (800) 221-7437
cjsids.org

Catholic Social Services Counseling

Offers individual, couple, and family counseling for a wide range of issues including anxiety, depression, trauma, and relationship problems. Maternal Counseling is offered for those experiencing stressors related to pregnancy or parenting. This may include postpartum depression, relationship problems, and isolation or lack of support. Home-based counseling may be available for Medicaid clients. Their counseling program is nationally accredited by the Council on Accreditation and certified by the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services.
197 East Gay Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215
(614) 221-5891
colscss.org/counseling

Celebrate One / Step One

CelebrateOne is a community initiative set up to reduce infant mortality. The website has information, resources and support for pregnant / parenting women and teens.  Their mission is to help pregnant patients see a doctor early in pregnancy, to increase the chances of delivering a healthy baby. StepOne helps connect women with affordable, timely and convenient prenatal care, and resources for a healthy pregnancy. Call their hotline for assistance setting up the first prenatal visit.
57 Jefferson Avenue, Columbus Ohio 43215
(614) 721-0009
celebrateone.info

Center for Healthy Families

Pregnant teens in Franklin County or teens who are parents, can call to get the help they need, including health care, parenting help, housing, education, child care and employment assistance, based on the individual needs of each teen.
500 South Front Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215
(614) 884-4200
centerforhealthyfamilies.org

Center for New Beginnings Shelter & Services

Provides safety and support to women and children in Licking County who are victims of domestic violence. A free, confidential 24-hour crisis line is available for those who may have questions or concerns about domestic violence and for those who are in search of a safe home.
195 Union Street, Newark, Ohio 43055
(740) 349-7066
www.thewoodland.org

Central Ohio Child/Infant Loss Support Groups

    • Nationwide Children’s Hospital Seasons for Caring (Hospital Family Bereavement Group)
      A support group open to all parents who have experienced the death of a child.
      655 East Livingston Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43205
      (614) 722-5250
      nationwidechildrenshospital.org/family-support-groups
    • Mount Carmel Pregnancy & Infant Loss Support Services
      Provides comfort and education for individuals, couples and family members who have experienced pregnancy loss through miscarriage, stillbirth or who have lost a newborn or infant. They meet monthly on the fourth Tuesday of the month at 7:00 p.m. at the Women’s Health Center on Cooper Road and the second Saturday of the month at 10:30 a.m. at the Evergreen Center on Dublin Road.
      477 Cooper Road, Westerville, Ohio 43081
      (614) 234-5999
      mountcarmelhealth.com/pregnancy-infant-loss
    • The Compassionate Friends Columbus & Central Ohio Chapter
      A local support group to help families with their grief after the death of a child at any age. They meet on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month at 7:30 p.m. at the Ascension Church. They also meet in Delaware and other areas around Ohio.
      1479 Morse Road, Columbus, Ohio 43229
      (614) 882-8986
      tcfcolumbusoh.org
      National Website: compassionatefriends.org
    • Baby 1st Network
      Offers bereavement support services throughout the state to families who have lost children to SIDS. Call their toll-free hotline for advice, support and help finding a local support group.
      421 Graham Road, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio 44221
      (330) 929-9911 or (800) 477-7437
      baby1stnetwork.org

Central Ohio Rescue & Restore Coalition (CORRC)

Established in the United States under the guidance of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to assist victims of human trafficking, this coalition of community agencies provides information and resources through their 24-hour hotline. They provide free workshops and training on human trafficking. The Coalition’s work is focused in four areas: public awareness, social services, law enforcement and legislation.
966 East Main Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215
National Human Trafficking Hotline: (888) 373-7888 or text “INFO” or “HELP” to 233733
(614) 285-4357
centralohiorescueandrestore.org

Central Ohio Youth for Christ City Life Center

Offers free faith-based programs for at-risk teens ages 16 to 18 in the Franklinton area. They provide free childcare to children of teen moms participating in online school program hours, transportation, as well as life skills training, career counseling, leadership groups and help for teen parents.
40 Chicago Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43222
(614) 410-1898
coyfc.org

Childbirth Connection

Provides a wide range of online information for pregnant women, including the stages of pregnancy, labor pain, information about cesarean sections, choosing a place of birth and much more. They also provide a wide range of evidence-based medicine for health care professionals.
260 Madison, New York, New York 10010
(212) 777-5000
www.childbirthconnection.org

CHLOE (Community, Health, Life Skills, Opportunities & Education), Inc.

Provides mentoring and education services to pregnant and teen moms in Franklin County. Community education includes shaken baby prevention presentations for classrooms and community gatherings and safe sitter classes for young adolescents. They also provide childcare, study help and have a mini boutique, stocked with infant and toddler clothing, diapers, blankets, bedding, small equipment and other necessities needed to care for little ones.
PO Box 30241, Columbus, Ohio 43230
(614) 477-1426
chloeinc.org

Lutheran Social Services (LSS) CHOICES for Victims of Domestic Violence

Provides 24-hour emergency shelter, counseling and legal support for women facing domestic violence and their children (birth to age 17). Offers help during times of crisis and comprehensive services, such as free community-based support groups for survivors and victims of domestic violence. The locations are kept confidential for safety reasons.
500 West Wilson Bridge Road, Worthington, Ohio 43085
24-Hour Crisis Line: (614) 224-4663
lssnetworkofhope.org/choices

Church and Community Development for All People (CD4AP)

This program provides free clothing and household items to families in need, affordable housing on the South Side of Columbus, an after school program at Lincoln Park Elementary, low cost bike repairs and more. Go online to find out more information about different programs.
946 Parsons Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43206
Main Phone: (614) 445-7342
Free Store Phone: (614) 443-1713
4allpeople.org

Columbus Diaper Coalition

Provides free disposable baby diapers through various agencies and food pantry locations throughout Columbus. Click here to find which agency or location serves your zip code and contact to make an appointment.
3840 Lacon Road, Hilliard, Ohio 43026
(614) 619-9180
www.columbusdiapercoalition.org

Columbus Public Health (CPH) Breastfeeding Helpline

Call to get help with breastfeeding or breast pumps. Click to see their Breastfeeding Help List. Services include consults at WIC clinic locations or over the phone, and breast pump rentals for those who qualify.
240 Parsons Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43215
(614) 645-7280
http://publichealth.columbus.gov

Columbus Public Health Resource Lists

Provides a detailed listing of community resources for pregnant women, families and children.

Columbus Public Health Women’s Health Center

Provides pregnancy care, pregnancy testing, gynecological exams, contraception, STD treatment and well-women’s health care. They offer a sliding scale fee for those without insurance, and many insurances are accepted. Services are provided by appointment only, except for pregnancy testing which is on a walk-in basis. Walk-in pregnancy tests are $10 for uninsured patients.
240 Parsons Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43215
Well Women Care (614) 645-1850 or Pregnancy (614) 227-9866
http://publichealth.columbus.gov

Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) Crib Information Center

Learn about new crib standards, proper assembly of cribs and the new federal requirements for cribs.
4330 East West Highway, Bethesda, Maryland 20814
Consumer Hotline: (800) 638-2772
www.cpsc.gov/en/Safety-Education/Safety-Education-Centers/cribs

Cloth Diaper Connection

Provides free cloth diapers to Central Ohio families who are eligible for WIC, Medicaid, or the Ohio Food Assistance Program (SNAP). Mentors give instruction on how to use and care for the cloth baby diapers. Click here to apply or visit their webpage for additional information.
PO Box 14244, Columbus, Ohio 43214
(614) 398-1665
clothdiaperconnection.org

Every Child Ready to Read at St. Ann’s Hospital

Starting at birth, you can use simple games and activities to help your child develop skills that will make reading and succeeding in school easier. A youth librarian from the Westerville Public Library will share basic research about brain development and early literacy skills, with lots of opportunity for hands on fun. This free class is offered once a month and intended for parents/caregivers of children birth to 2 years old.
500 South Cleveland Avenue, Westerville, Ohio 43081
(614) 898-MOMS
www.mountcarmelhealth.com

Gladden Community House: Gladden Food Pantry

Provides emergency food assistance to households living within the service area (zip codes 43222, 43223, and 43215). Other services available at the pantry: home delivery to people with disabilities, on-site Ohio Benefit Bank screenings for SNAP/food stamps, and donated diapers made available. Contact for hours of operation.
318 South Glenwood Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43223
(614) 228-2498
gladdenhouse.org

Gracehaven

Gracehaven is a faith-based non-profit organization that cares for sexually exploited children under age 18 by providing comprehensive services, such as long-term shelter, education, and counseling.
Office: 2508/2510 Summit Street, Columbus, Ohio 43202
Mailing: PO Box 82102, Columbus, Ohio 43202
(614) 302-9515
gracehaven.me

Greater Columbus Infant Mortality Task Force

Focuses on creating a community plan to reduce the number of infants who die or face ongoing illnesses and disabilities in their first year of life. The website contains data and resources to shape public policy and educate the public about infant mortality.
240 Parsons Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43215
(614) 645-7417
http://gcinfantmortality.org

HandsOn Central Ohio

This comprehensive information and referral service connects those in need with thousands of social service, government and community resources. They help find a solution to any need. Free and confidential, 2-1-1 is available throughout Franklin County 24 hours a day, seven days a week. They also answer all homelessness calls and makes referrals to area shelters for families or single persons through the homeless hotline (888) 474-3587.
195 North Grant Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43215
2-1-1 or (614) 221-6766
handsoncentralohio.org

Help Me Grow (HMG) Home Visiting Program

The home visiting program provides expectant or new parents with the information, support and encouragement they need through a home visiting service.  This program aims to provide parents with the resources needed to understand and capitalize on the optimal early years of a child’s life.  Core services include prenatal support, developmental screenings and linkage to community resources. Parenting education is also offered to help answer any questions. Eligibility includes women who are expecting their first child and mothers whose first child is under six months old and meet income guidelines. There is no cost to families. Their website has information about child health, children with special needs, school readiness, safety, resources by county and parent rights.
246 North High Street, Columbus, Ohio  43215
(800) 755-4769
www.helpmegrow.ohio.gov

Hospital Breastfeeding Services

These hospitals throughout Columbus offer lactation and breastfeeding services. All offer phone consults and advice, but some also provide breastfeeding classes, pump rentals and support groups.

 

Joint Organization for Inner-City Needs (JOIN)

Provides limited financial assistance for water and fuel for low-income people whose utilities have been shut-off or have a shut-off notice. Also, offers grocery items, infant formula, clothing, coats and blankets.
578 East Main Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215
(614) 241-2530
colsdioc.org

La Leche League

Offers local mother-to-mother support, monthly meetings (online or in-person) and telephone help for mom’s who are learning to breastfeed. Phone numbers and meeting locations for local groups and groups throughout Ohio are listed on the website.
(614) 470-1555
www.lllohio.org

Maternity Resource Center (MRC)

The Baptists for Life Maternity Resource Center provides free maternity clothes and infant and toddler clothing. Diapers, bottles, and baby equipment are also provided, subject to availability.
3417 Palmetto Street, Columbus, Ohio 43204
(614) 272-7038
bflco.org

Medline Postpartum Depression Information in Multiple Languages

Find out about postpartum depression in many languages. Go online to view handouts in Spanish, Somali, French and many other languages.
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus

Moms2B

Moms2B is a group prenatal education and support program for pregnant women. Free transportation to program sessions can be provided as well as free child care while you participate in your session. There are four locations in Columbus:  South, East, Mount Carmel West and Weinland Park areas.
700 Ackerman Place, Columbus, Ohio 43202
(614) 292-1605
wexnermedical.osu.edu/moms2b

Motherisk

Families and health care professionals can call the toll-free Motherisk helpline based in Toronto to find out about the risk or safety of prescription and over-the-counter drugs, herbal products, chemicals, x-rays, chronic disease and infections during pregnancy.
555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M5G1X8
(877) 439-2744
www.motherisk.org

Mother’s Milk Bank of Ohio

Provides human milk to those in need, particularly premature infants and babies who are failing to thrive or have life-threatening conditions. Also, when indicated, milk can be provided for older children.
1132 Hunter Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43201
(614) 544-0810
www.ohiohealth.com

Mt. Carmel’s Welcome Home Program

Offers a free home wellness visit with a Registered Nurse for new moms who delivered their baby at a hospital in the Mt. Carmel Health System.  The nurse will check baby’s weight, umbilical cord and sleeping and eating habits.  Mom will also be examined to ensure she is recovering well and have any of her questions answered.  During the visit, the nurse will also discuss breastfeeding, important facts about baby’s growth and development and give an overall nursing assessment.  Contact for additional information.
6150 East Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio  43213
(614) 546-4227
www.mountcarmelhealth.com/welcome-home

National Domestic Violence Hotline

Provides free, confidential 24/7 help, information and referrals to victims of domestic violence, perpetrators, friends and families.
(800) 799-SAFE or (800) 799-7233
www.ndvh.org

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Provides free, confidential advice 24 hours a day and is available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress.
Toll-free: (800) 273-8255
suicidepreventionlifeline.org

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Clinical Nutrition & Lactation

The experts in nutrition and lactation care can help patients with diagnosis, treatment and support.
700 Children’s Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43205
(614) 722-3080
www.nationwidechildrens.org

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Education Classes

Offers a range of free and low cost classes for children, teens, adults and parents of kids of all ages and abilities.
700 Children’s Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43205
(614) 355-0662
nationwidechildrens.org/education-classes

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Fertility & Reproductive Health Program

This program was developed to discuss patients’ fertility and reproductive health, providing education and counseling for patients who may be at risk for long-term fertility or reproductive health issues. The program also offers fertility preservation options, when possible.
700 Children’s Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43205
(614) 722-5173
nationwidechildrens.org/fertility-reproductive-health

Nationwide Children’s Hospital First Steps Infant Care Class

A class for new expecting parents to learn about basic baby care, including bathing, safety and common infant health concerns. The class is open to adopting and foster parents as well.  Click here for Nationwide Children’s Hospital’s Community Education Class schedule.
700 Children’s Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43205
(614) 355-0662
www.nationwidechildrens.org

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Homecare

Nationwide Children’s Hospital’s Homecare is the only homecare provider in the area operated by the pediatric experts at Children’s Hospital. They can provide breast pumps to children with specialized needs.
255 East Main Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215
(800) 466-2727 or (614) 355-1100
www.nationwidechildrens.org/homecare

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Infant Massage Class

Research shows that babies who are massaged sleep deeper and longer, spend more time active and alert for learning, and increase bonding and attachments to their parents. Learn to calm and soothe your baby through nurturing touch. These free classes are available by appointment to parents/caregivers on Wednesday afternoons for an hour. Call for details.
700 Children’s Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43205
(614) 722-2252
www.nationwidechildrens.org/family-resource-center

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Pastoral Care

Provides emotional and spiritual support for families of all faiths and cultures. They provide Catholic Mass, Interdenominational services and Muslim prayer service weekly in the hospital. They also have a program each month for all members of the family after the loss of a child. This program is designed to provide support and resources to all who have experienced the loss of a sibling, child or grandchild. Pastoral Care can be contacted for support and information regarding the loss of a child, burial services and support groups.
700 Children’s Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43205
(614) 722-5250
nationwidechildrens.org/pastoral-care

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Safe Sleep Practices

Sleep-related deaths are the leading cause of infant death between 1 month and 1 year of age. In Ohio, more than three infant deaths each week are sleep-related. Many of these deaths are preventable. Learn more about safe sleep for you baby, including tummy time, swaddling and safe sleep environments.
700 Children’s Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43205
(614) 722-2000
www.nationwidechildrens.org/safe-sleep

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Teen Pregnancy Program (TaP)

The teen and pregnant program offers prenatal care for moms-to-be ages 11-21. This program also focuses on the overall health of mother and baby which may include the entire family and the father-to-be. A multi-disciplinary team works to support safe infant care, birth control options, positive parenting and school/family balance. Parental consent required at first visit for patients under the age of 18.

  • Adolescent Medicine Clinic
    500 East Main Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215
  • Linden Primary Care Center
    1390 Cleveland Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43211

(614) 355-6350
nationwidechildrens.org/teen-and-pregnant

Ohio American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Safe Sleep Resources

Did you know that bed-sharing remains the greatest risk factor for sleep-related infant deaths? The Ohio Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics has helpful handouts on the ABCs of safe sleep, such as sleeping Alone, on the Back and in a Crib. Their website has handouts for families and summaries of recommendations.
94A Northwoods Boulevard, Columbus, Ohio 43235
(614) 846-6258
www.ohioaap.org/SafeSleep/Families

Ohio Department of Health (ODH) Safe Sleep Resources

The Ohio Department of Health has helpful handouts, videos and resources to help parents understand best practices related to sleep for their infants. Learn about SIDS from other families as well.
246 North High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215
(614) 466-3543
www.odh.ohio.gov/safesleep

Ohio Expanded Food & Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) for Pregnant Women

Provides free nutrition and breastfeeding classes in Spanish and English for pregnant women with a low income. The program is available in many counties throughout Ohio.
1787 Neil Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43210
(614) 688-5378
http://fcs.osu.edu/programs/nutrition/efnep

Ohio Medicaid Healthy Start & Healthy Families

Healthy Start offers free and low-cost health care coverage to pregnant women. Coverage includes doctor visits, hospital care, pregnancy services, vision, dental and mental health services. Check eligibility and download the application online, or call the Medicaid Consumer Hotline.
30 East Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215
Medicaid Hotline: (800) 324-8680
http://jfs.ohio.gov/OHP/consumers/familychild.stm

Ohio Quit Line

Free counseling over the telephone is offered to all Ohio residents interested in quitting smoking. Callers receive guidance and may receive free nicotine patches. They are referred to local resources in the community.  There is also a free Pregnancy Program, specifically designed to help and support pregnant woman who wish to stop smoking. Special rewards and benefits are offered to pregnant Quit Line callers.
246 North High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215
(800) QUIT-NOW or (800) 784-8669
www.ohio.quitlogix.org

Ohio Safe Havens for Newborns

Provides birth parents the option to leave an infant (up to 30 days old) with a medical worker in a hospital, a medical worker at a fire department or other emergency service organization, or a peace officer at a law enforcement agency. If the infant is left with a person at one of these places, and has not been abused, the parent will face no legal consequences for making this choice. Call the Help Me Grow hotline for information and advice.
30 East Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215
Help Me Grow Hotline: (800) 755-4769
http://jfs.ohio.gov/safehavens

OhioGuidestone

Offers counseling services for early childhood mental health, maternal depression, psychiatric health, mentoring and foster care. They have a range of flexible and customized programs designed to address every aspect of self, family and community needs.
Central Ohio office: 195 North Grant Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43215
(888) 522-9174
ohioguidestone.org

Parenting Resources for Pregnant Teens & New Moms

Click below to go to the Pregnancy/New Baby Page of CAP4Kids, which has resources for pregnant moms, teen parenting classes, helpful websites and more!
Go to CAP4Kids Pregnancy/New Baby Page

Perinatal Outreach & Encouragement for Moms (POEM)

Offers free mom-to-mom support over the phone, by email or in groups. Go online to find out more about postpartum depression, survivor stories and helpful links. Their central Ohio blogspot gives up-to-date information about local group meetings, support and information. POEM is the Ohio section of Postpartum Support International (PSI).
2323 West Fifth Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43204
(614) 315-8989
www.poemonline.org

Postpartum Support International (PSI)

A national organization that provides support for women with postpartum depression or emotional problems associated with pregnancy. Women can call their toll-free hotline for non-urgent confidential support and advice.
6076 Southwest 54th Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97219
(800) 944-4PPD or (800) 944-4773
www.postpartum.net

PrimaryOne Health

Formerly known as Columbus Neighborhood Health Centers, they provide a wide range of services to teens and adults at many locations in Central Ohio. Services include pregnancy testing, obstetric / gynecology care, contraception, well woman exams and treatment of pelvic pain. They also provide low cost dental care, including fillings, exams, cleanings and extractions. They also provide vision, behavioral and pediatric services. Uninsured patients may pay for services based on a sliding scale. They accept most health insurances as well, including Medicaid. Interpreting services are available upon request. Call to schedule an appointment. Dental services are not provided at all locations, and are at the 1180 East Main Street, 240 Parsons Avenue and 2300 West Broad Street locations.

  • 1180 East Main Street, Columbus, Ohio 43205
    (614) 645-5535 or (614) 645-5500
  • 3781 South High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43207
    (614) 645-3163 or (614) 645-5500
  • 1500 East 17th Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43219
    (614) 645-2700 or (614) 645-5500
  • 3433 Agler Road, Columbus, Ohio 43219
    (614) 645-1600 or (614) 645-5500
  • 2300 West Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43204
    (614) 645-2300 or (614) 645-5500
  • 1791 Alum Creek Drive, Columbus, Ohio  43207
    (614) 526-5420 or (614) 645-5500
  • 600 North Pickaway Street, Circleville, Ohio 43113
    (740) 207-4202
  • 1905 Parsons Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43207
    (614) 586-4159 or (614) 645-5500
  • 240 Parsons Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43215
    (614) 645-5500
  • 299 Cramer Creek Court, Dublin, Ohio 43017
    (614) 526-3285 or (614) 645-5500

primaryonehealth.org

Red Treehouse

This online resource supporting the physical, emotional, intellectual and social development of children and young adults, prenatal to age 25. The website helps families find resources, organizations and events to meet their specific needs and challenges. Users can customize profiles by location (counties within Ohio), age ranges and topics of interest. RedTreehouse.org is a collaborative effort of Ronald McDonald House of Cleveland and Ohio Family and Children First.
10415 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44106
(216) 229-5757, ext. 1126
redtreehouse.org

Salvation Army Neighborhood Centers

Salvation Army Family Thrift Stores are loaded with gently used clothing, furniture and household items. Stores also offer shoppers the opportunity to baby supplies, purchase sporting equipment, books, electronics and much more at bargain prices.

    • Citadel Worship and Service Center
      3662 Karl Road, Columbus, Ohio 43224
      (614) 262-9611
    • East Main Worship and Service Center
      966 East Main Street, Columbus, Ohio 43205
      (614) 253-6811
    • Hilltop Worship and Service Center
      2300 West Mound Street, Columbus, Ohio 43204
      (614) 274-7600
    • Chapel at Worthington Woods Worship and Service Center
      760 Worthington Woods Boulevard, Worthington, Ohio 43085
      (614) 846-1884

migration.salvationarmy.org
Link to Family Thrift Store list: co.salvationarmy.org/CentralOhio/family-stores-in-central-ohio

Sexual Assault Response Network of Central Ohio (SARNCO)

This 24-hour free, confidential local rape helpline offers emotional support, counseling referrals and community education for victims of sexual assault, rape, abuse and incest.
1299 Olentangy River Road, Columbus, Ohio 43212
24-Hour Local Hotline: (614) 267-7020
National Hotline (RAINN): (800) 656-4673
ohiohealth.com

Share Pregnancy & Infant Loss Support

Helps people nationwide whose lives are touched by the tragic death of a baby through early pregnancy loss, stillbirth or in the first few months of life. Parents can go online to chat with others going through similar situations, participate in discussion groups and find local resources and information about infant loss.
402 Jackson Street, Saint Charles, Missouri 63301
(800) 821-6819
nationalshare.org

Sidelines

Offers free, confidential nationwide support for women who are having complicated pregnancies or premature births. The toll-free hotline can match pregnant women with a volunteer who has previously experienced a similar pregnancy complication. The volunteer supports the pregnant woman throughout the remainder of the pregnancy or Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) experience. Online chats and discussion boards are also available.
PO Box 1808, Laguna Beach, California 92652
(888) 447-4754
www.sidelines.org

Strongbabies Ohio

Offers links to resources and guidance on getting healthy, having a successful pregnancy, having a healthy and strong baby and after-pregnancy care.  They also have sections on fatherhood and breastfeeding resources.  Visit their website to view articles, links and blogs about upcoming events and ways to keep your baby strong and healthy.  Click here for Ohio Department of Health’s strongbabies ohio posters.
246 North High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215
(614) 466-3543
http://strongbabies.wordpress.com

Text4Baby

Free weekly text messages help mothers through their pregnancy and through their baby’s first year. Text BABY to 511411 or BEBE for Spanish.
2000 North Beauregard Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22311
(703) 837-4792
www.text4baby.org

The SWITCH National Anti-Human Trafficking Network

A national network providing support, resources, housing, protection to victims of human trafficking, street prostitution, homeless and vulnerable youth. SWITCH advocates and works towards awareness, enforcement, community connections and prevention programs.
PO Box 298172, Columbus, Ohio 43229
(614) 285-4433
jointheswitch.org

Vineyard Church Motherheart Mentoring

Provides one-on-one mentoring for women experiencing an unplanned or crisis pregnancy. Mentors assist new moms in finding resources, including educational assistance, job help, financial direction, parenting classes, adoption information (if requested), material assistance and spiritual support.
6000 Cooper Road, Westerville, Ohio, 43081
(614) 259-5318
http://vineyardcolumbus.org

Westside Free Store Ministries

Provides free clothing and small household items for pregnant women, infants, children and adults.
61 South Powell Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43204
(614) 351-5480
westsiefreestore.org

Women Infants & Children (WIC)

WIC provides formula, foods and breastfeeding support to women throughout Ohio who are pregnant, infants and children less than age 5. They provide vouchers to use at grocery stores. Click to find out the specific income guidelines. Click for a list of WIC locations or call for a location near you. Families can fill out a combined application to apply for WIC, Medicaid (Healthy Start & Healthy Families) and the Bureau for Children with Medical Handicaps in Spanish or English. Click for the Combined Programs Application.
246 North High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215
(614) 644-8006
www.odh.ohio.gov