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Nationwide Children’s Hospital (NCH) Care Connection (School-Based Health Services)

Provides additional access to healthcare at your child’s school. The services provided are not meant to replace your pediatrician or family doctor. Care Connection programs include: Primary Care for ages 0-21, vaccination clinics, School-Based Asthma Therapy (SBAT), Wheelchair Clinic, Vision, Dental, Diabetes and School Health (DASH), Mental Health counseling. Visit the website for a list of participating school locations and additional contact information.
(614) 355-2590
nationwidechildrens.org/care-connection

Columbus Public Health (CPH) Resource Lists

These neighborhood resource lists are extremely helpful in finding resources near you. They provide detailed listings of free and low cost health care, vision care, dental care, prescription help, food pantries, transportation, job help, transportation, pregnancy resources and much more. They are updated frequently and reviewed by the Columbus Public Health social work team. Please note that CPH does not provide direct monetary assistance, but these lists are helpful in finding community agencies that do provide this assistance.

240 Parsons Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43215
(614) 645-7417
Columbus Public Health Neighborhood Social Work Helpline: (614) 645-6807
https://new.columbus.gov/Services/Public-Health

Dental OPTIONS

Help people who have a low income and/or special health care needs, and don’t have Medicaid or dental insurance get dental care. Eligible patients are matched with volunteer OPTIONS dentists who have agreed to provide dental care for lower fees.
246 North High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215
(614) 379-1115
dentallifeline.org/ohio/
odh.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/odh/know-our-programs/oral-health-program/Patients-Public

Dentists Who Specialize in Seeing Kids (Pediatric Dentists)

Columbus Area
Accepting many insurances, including Medicaid

  • Nationwide Children’s Hospital (NCH) Pediatric Dentistry
    Livingston Ambulatory Center
    380 Butterfly Gardens Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43215
    (614) 722-5650
    nationwidechildrens.org/specialties/dentistry
  • The Ohio State University (OSU) Dental Faculty Practice
    2nd & 4th Floors, Postle Hall
    305 West Twelfth Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43210
    (614) 292-1472
    smileexperts.osu.edu
  • Columbus Pediatric Dentistry
    1021 Country Club Road, Suite B, Columbus, Ohio 43213
    (614) 868-0718
    pediatricdentistcolumbus.com
  • Worthington Pediatric Dentistry
    8121 North High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43235
    (614) 888-3212
    worthingtonpediatric.com

Pediatric Dentistry Practices Near Columbus

  • Buckeye Pediatric Dentistry
    2000 Brice Road, Reynoldsburg, Ohio 43068
    New Patients: (614) 585-8354
    Current Patients: (614) 575-2225
    buckeyepediatricdentistryohio.com
  • Delaware Pediatric Dentistry
    6284 Pullman Drive, Lewis Center, Ohio 43035
    (740) 657-1562
    delawarekidsdentist.com
  • Prairie Kids Dental
    982 Galloway Road, Galloway, Ohio 43119
    (614) 870-1333
    pkdkids.com
  • Granville Pediatric Dentistry
    1967 Newark-Granville Road, Granville, Ohio 43023
    (740) 587-7000
    granvillepediatricdentistry.com
  • Cecilia Moy, DDS
    1897 Ohio Drive, Grove City, Ohio 43123
    (614) 871-3700
    ceciliaamoydds.com
  • Kevin Weitzel, DMD
    1051 Lydia Drive. Suite 100, Marysville, Ohio 43040
    (614) 876-4277
    445 Allenby Drive, Marysville, Ohio 43040
    (937) 644-2310
    peddentistry.com
  • Jonathan Draney, DDS
    121 East Sixth Avenue, Suite 101, Lancaster, Ohio 43130
    (740) 475-0700
    lancasterpediatricdentistry.com
  • Olentangy Pediatric Dentistry
    525 North Liberty Road, Powell, Ohio 43065
    (614) 433-7474
    olentangypediatricdentistry.com
  • Scott Nieman, DDS
    395 North West Street, Suite A, Westerville, Ohio 43082
    (614) 898-9994
    scottniemandds.com
  • Springfield Pediatric Dentistry
    2200 Olympic Street, Springfield, Ohio 45503
    (937) 390-0493
    springfieldpediatricdentistry.com

I Am Boundless

Serves: Children, teens, individuals, and families with ID/DD and/or behavioral health challenges.
Family of nonprofit companies providing person-centered care to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and behavioral health challenges. They offer primary care, dental, psychiatry, applied behavior analysis (ABA) and outpatient behavior health services, care coordination, long-term and temporary residential support, in-home and out-of-home respite services, day programs, and afterschool programs. Family Support Services are provided by the State of Ohio for families who need help keeping their loved one at home. Services vary by location, find details and request an appointment on their website.

  • Worthington Campus and Administrative Office:
    445 East Dublin-Granville Road, Worthington, Ohio 43085
    (614) 844-3800
  • Newark:
    22 North First Street, Newark, Ohio 43055
    (740) 334-4056
  • West Carrollton:
    700 Liberty Lane, West Carrollton, Ohio 45449
    (937) 247-2400
    Center-Based ABA: (937) 672-1587
  • Mahoning Valley Campus of Care:
    1960 East County Line Road, Mineral Ridge, Ohio 44440
    (330) 596-1042
  • Medina:
    1065 Medina Road, Medina, Ohio 44256
    (330) 596-1042
  • Perrysburg:
    28555 Starbright Boulevard, Perrysburg, Ohio 43551
    (567) 312-4722

(800) 409-2729
iamboundless.org

Lutheran Social Services (LSS) 211 Central Ohio

Faith-based organization providing a wide range of services across Ohio. Services include Faith Mission homeless shelter, food, health care, affordable senior living and domestic violence help. Visit the website for detailed program information and to find an office near you. The United Way/LSS 211 Information and Referral network can connect you to other social services across Franklin County.

lssnetworkofhope.org

Mouth Monsters (American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry AAPD)

Provides dental resources for kids and families. Parents can go online to search for a nearby pediatric dentist, learn about clinical guidelines, healthy snacks, teething, how to handle a dental emergency and more.
mychildrensteeth.org/meet-the-mouth-monsters/

Nationwide Children’s Hospital (NCH) Dental Clinic

Provides routine and emergency walk-in dental care for babies, children and teens, including those with special health care needs. They offer sliding scale fees for those who cannot afford a private dentist. They accept many insurances as well, including Medicaid.
380 Butterfly Gardens Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43215
(614) 722-5650
nationwidechildrens.org/dentistry

Nisonger Center at The Ohio State University (OSU)

Serves: Infants, school-aged children, teens, and adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities. 
The Nisonger Center houses a variety of clinics and programs for individuals with developmental disabilities, including Down syndrome and autism spectrum disorders. Services include clinical support services, specialized dental program, inclusive childcare and early childhood education, social programs for teens, TOPS post-secondary education and transitional skills program for adult students at OSU, psychiatric services, and more. Contact the center for program details and eligibility.
1581 Dodd Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43210
Administration: (614) 685-3192 or (855) 983-9955
nisonger.osu.edu
Additional Contact Information: nisonger.osu.edu/contact-us

Ohio Association of Free Clinics (OAFC)

Offers a list of Ohio Free Clinics. Free clinic services vary, but may include primary care, prescription assistance, dental, vision, behavioral health and other specialties.
88 East Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215
(614) 914-6458
ohiofreeclinics.org/who-we-are/clinic-map-test.html

Ohio Department of Health (ODH) Oral Health

Offers help in finding dental care and learning how to have good oral health. There is information on places and programs that offer dental care to people with lower incomes, no dental insurance or those living with HIV or AIDS. Also, the Oral Health Fact Sheets section lists fact sheets created by the Oral Health Program and others, and has links to websites that have information on many oral health topics.
246 North High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215
odh.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/odh/know-our-programs/oral-health-program/Patients-Public

Ohio State Dental Clinics

Offers a complete range of affordable dental services, including preventive teeth cleaning, emergency care and evening hours. Call for insurance and self-pay information. Services are provided for children above age 5 and adults throughout Ohio. Offers emergency walk-in hours for adults as well. All care is performed by OSU students under the supervision of skilled licensed faculty dentists.
305 West Twelfth Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43210
Call to schedule an appointment: (614) 688-3763
dentistry.osu.edu/patients/ohio-state-dental-clinics

PrimaryOne Health

Provide a wide range of healthcare services for children, adults, and families at many locations in Central Ohio. Services include women’s health and reproductive care, adult services, pediatrics, behavioral health, pharmacy, dental, vision, STI/HIV services, behavioral health, and more. Uninsured patients may pay for services based on a sliding scale based on income and family size. They accept most health insurances, including Medicaid, and offer insurance help from Certified Application Counselors.

  • School-Based Centers
    • Groveport Madison Service Center: 4400 Marketing Place, Groveport, OH 43125
    • Columbus International High School: 4079 Karl Road Columbus, OH 43224
  • Centering Pregnancy Program
    Provides free prenatal care in a group setting with interactive learning, peer support, and food. Available in English, Spanish, and Somali.
    (614) 715- 2983
    primaryonehealth.org/centeringpregnancy
  • Healthcare for the Homeless
    Provides direct access to a variety of healthcare services at many locations, including; YMCA of Central Ohio, Huckleberry House, The Community Shelter Board, Volunteers of America, and more.
    (614) 645-0521
    primaryonehealth.org/services/health-care-for-the-homeless

Main Phone Line: (614) 645-5500
Scheduling Assistance: (614) 586- 4310
Certified Application Counselor: (614) 620-8088
primaryonehealth.org
Additional Contact Information: primaryonehealth.org/locations

Smiles 4 Life

Provides affordable dental services for children ages 12 months to 20 years old. Accepts most health insurances, including government insurances (Medicaid, Molina, Caresource) and has a sliding scale fee for uninsured patients.
4655 Morse Center Road, Columbus, Ohio 43229
(614) 344-1459 or (614) 470-9840
smiles4life-columbus.com

Smiles Change Lives (SCL)

Offers families an affordable option for obtaining braces for their children. The child must qualify for their program. Visit the website for program qualifications and begin your application.
(816) 421-4949
smileschangelives.org

Southeast, Inc.

Program: Provides a wide-ranging provider of primary and dental care, group and individual counseling for youth with mental health and substance abuse problems, outpatient services, psychiatry and case management. They offer services in multiple counties in Ohio.
Eligibility: age 3 and older
Cost: government insurance (Medicaid, Molina, Caresource), private insurance and self-pay (sliding scale fees based on income)
Referral: individuals may refer themselves or be referred by a physician
16 West Long Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215
(614) 225–0990 or 711 for Relay Service (TTY)southeasthc.org/Franklin County Locations: southeasthc.org/locations/franklin-county/Additional County Locations: southeasthc.org/locations/

Stowe Mission of Central Ohio

A faith-based, non-profit organization that provides various services including a food pantry, free hot lunches, dental clinic, and vision clinic. Their after school program includes academic, spiritual, and emotional support for K-6 students. Transportation is provided from five local schools, but kids from any school district are welcome. They also offer scholarships for graduating seniors at South High School to pursue college or vocational training. The Stowe Pregnancy Resource Center offers free ultrasounds, pregnancy tests, and consultation.
888 Parsons Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43206
(614) 445-8400
stowemission.org

Stowe Pregnancy Resource Center:
(614) 620-7286
stoweprc.org


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