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Asian Resources

ASHA Ray of Hope

Connects victims of domestic violence in the South Asian community to resources, case management, crisis intervention and provides advocacy. They provide interpreter and transportation services as well. Victims can call the free, confidential hotline for help and support.
4900 Reed Road, Suite 300, Columbus, Ohio 43220
24/7 Helpline: (614) 565-2918
Office: (614) 326-2121
asharayofhope.org

Asian American Community Services (AACS)

Provides social services for Asian Americans and Asian immigrant families. The agency advocates for community sustainability through its core services:

  • Family Support Program (FSP) offers after-school and summer programming for K-8th grade youth (Healthy Asian Youth (HAY) Program), cultural-specific case management services for the Korean and Cambodian senior communities (Senior Options Program), and culturally-sensitive advocacy and wrap-around case management services for victims and survivors of intimate partner violence, sexual assault, human trafficking, hate crimes, and other forms of violence (Victims of Crime Assistance).
  • 24/7 Interpretation and Translation (I/T) services to hospitals, social service agencies, police, courts, schools, and other public and private organizations.
  • Asian Health Initiative (AHI) offers a weekly free health clinic every Monday, by appointment only, at the OSU Rardin Family Practice.
  • Community Engagement services include English as a Second Language (ESL) classes, Computer Literacy classes, Citizenship classes and more.

Office
4700 Reed Road, Suite B, Columbus, Ohio 43220
(614) 220-4023

AHI Free Clinic – OSU Rardin Family Practice
2231 North High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43201
(614) 293-2700
aacsohio.org

Bhutanese Nepali Community of Columbus (BNCC)

Provides case management services, health and wellness services, education programs (like ESOL, tutoring and summer camps), language and culture programs, and sport clubs for Bhutanese people living in Columbus, Ohio.
4646 Tamarack Boulevard, Columbus, Ohio 43229
(614) 396-8965
bccoh.org
facebook.com/bnccohio

City of Columbus New Americans Initiative

Click the link to find a list of organizations and resources in the community centered around diverse groups of people.
1111 East Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43205
(614) 645-1993
columbus.gov/neighborhoods/the-new-american-initiative

Columbus Chinese Christian Church

Offers ESL classes and Sunday services in Cantonese, English and Mandarin.
4141 Maize Road, Columbus, Ohio 43224
(614) 715-2212
columbusccc.org/4c-community-outreach

Japan-America Society of Central Ohio (JASCO)

Offers Japanese language classes, free educational and cultural programs for the community. Visit the website for more information.
565 Metro Place South, Suite 300, Dublin, Ohio 43017
(614) 300-3054
jas-co.org

Ohio Asian American Health Coalition (OAAHC)

Works for the health of Ohio’s Asian Americans by supporting community research, education and advocacy.
Physical Address: 660 Ackerman Road, Columbus, Ohio 43218
Mailing Address: PO Box 183110, Columbus, Ohio 43218
(614) 402-3384
facebook.com/OAAHC

Ohio Contemporary Chinese School

Educates children in the Chinese community in Columbus in reading, writing, math and English on Sundays at Thomas Worthington High School. Visit the website for community events and resources.
300 West Dublin-Granville Road, Worthington, Ohio 43085
(614) 264-4521
columbus-occs.org

OSU Free Clinics

Patients are seen at the Rardin Family Practice Center. Services are provided for those who have no health insurance and have a low to moderate income. Call for more details.

  • Latino Free Clinic (La Clínica Latina): Free health care for Spanish-speaking patients
    (614) 349-1038
    clinicalatina.com
  • Asian Health Initiative: Free health care for Asian adults living in central Ohio
    (614) 220-4023, ext. 233
    aacsohio.org/programs
  • Noor Free Clinic: Health Care is provided by Muslim nurses and physicians
    (614) 516-3075
    noorohio.org/noor-free-clinic/

2231 North High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43201
wexnermedical.osu.edu/departments/family-medicine

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