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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

Allergy & Asthma Network

Provides practical, easy-to-understand information on asthma and allergies and medically accurate ways to prevent and control symptoms. They also provide advocacy tools.
8229 Boone Boulevard, Vienna, Virginia 22182
(800) 878-4403
allergyasthmanetwork.org

Asthma & Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA)

Offers reliable educational resources and advocacy for all those affected by asthma and allergies. Go online to read about food allergies and asthma triggers. They also provide advocacy tools. Find out about local chapters in your area.
1235 South Clark Street, Arlington, Virgina 22202
(800) 727-8462
aafa.org

Breathing Association

Offers asthma management for services children and adults, a free Lung Health Clinic and a mobile medical unit. Their free Lung Health Clinic is for those who do not have insurance or cannot afford medical care. They also help with winter heating and summer cooling programs through HEAP, water assistance program, electric bill assistance and window air conditioners to those without central air for households who are medically needy. They provide vacuum cleaners and mattress and pillow covers for those in need. Their Quit for Good program provides free weekly tobacco cessation classes, facilitated by a Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist and ongoing support for 12 months.
788 Mount Vernon Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43203
(614) 457-2997
Mobile Medical Unit: (614) 273-2843
Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP): breathingassociation.org/heap/low-income-household-water-assistance-program-lihwap
Winter Crisis Program (November-March): breathingassociation.org/heap/winter-crisis-program
breathingassociation.org

Center for Courageous Kids (CCK)

Offers free summer camps and family retreat experiences for seriously ill children, in a safe, medically supervised environment. Medical care is provided by volunteer physicians and nurses coordinated by a full-time medical director. They provide camps for kids with asthma, cancer, cerebral palsy, diabetes, blood disorders, muscular dystrophy, sickle cell, spina bifida and more.
1501 Burnley Road, Scottsville, Kentucky 42164
(270) 618-2900
courageouskids.org

Flying Horse Farms (FHF) Camps for Kids With Serious Illnesses

Provides a free outdoor adventure camp experience for children with serious illnesses ages 7-21, and their families. They provide a medically safe environment with a staff of volunteer healthcare professionals, and camp activities like crafts, campfires, archery, swimming, and more. Family Camp is open to families of children with a wide variety of diagnoses such as cancer, cystic fibrosis, developmental differences, and more. They also have virtual camp experiences, camps for Mental Health diagnoses, and Siblings. Professionals can find volunteer and Child Life Practicum opportunities.
5260 State Route 95, Mount Gilead, Ohio 43338
(419) 751-7077
flyinghorsefarms.org

JAN (Job Accommodation Network)

Offers free guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues. JAN consultants offer one-on-one guidance on workplace accommodations, ADA and related legislation, and self-employment and entrepreneurship options for people with disabilities. Assistance is available both over the phone and online. Their website also has helpful information on a wide range of medical conditions with related resources and accommodations.
Voice: (800) 526-7234
TTY: (877) 781-9403
Text: (304) 216-8189
askjan.org

Medical Home Portal

A resource for professionals and families who care for youth with special healthcare needs. The website has lots of valuable knowledge for families and professionals about all aspects of care from understanding diagnoses, to accessing legal, education, and healthcare services, and best practices for clinicians. The portal also has a National Services directory to help find services near you.
Parent & Family Portal: medicalhomeportal.org/living-with-child
Physicians & Professionals Portal: medicalhomeportal.org/clinical-practice

MORPC (Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission) Air Quality Program

Get daily air quality information and protect your health.  You can get Air Quality Alerts or forecasts by email or text. Call the air quality hotline for information in English or Spanish at (888) 666-1009.
Air Quality Alert Sign-Up
www.morpc.org/programs-services/air-quality

Nationwide Children’s Hospital (NCH) Allergy & Immunology Clinic

Offers diagnosis and treatment of allergic diseases for patients from birth through age 21. The clinic’s expansive range of services includes allergy consultations, allergy shots, comprehensive asthma management plans, skin testing and more. On their website they also provide informational allergy videos and asthma resources.

  • Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Clinic
    Outpatient Care Center
    555 South Eighteenth Street, Columbus, Ohio 43205
  • Hilliard Allergy Clinic
    Hilliard Close To Home Center
    4363 All Seasons Drive, Hilliard, Ohio 43026
  • Westerville Allergy Clinic
    Westerville Close to Home
    433 North Cleveland Avenue, Westerville, Ohio 43082
  • Early Peanut Intervention Clinic
    Outpatient Care Center
    555 South Eighteenth Street, Columbus, Ohio 43205
    (614) 722-5112

(614) 722-5500
nationwidechildrens.org/allergy-immunology
To view asthma resources: nationwidechildrens.org/asthma-resources
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o view asthma and allergy resources: nationwidechildrens.org/family-resources-education/health-wellness-and-safety-resources/resources-for-parents-and-kids/allergy-and-asthma-resources

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

Nationwide Children’s Hospital (NCH) Pulmonary Medicine

Specialists diagnose, treat and research a wide range of respiratory disorders and diseases in children, including asthma, cystic fibrosis and advanced lung disease. In addition, their Sleep Disorders Center helps primary care physicians and specialists with the diagnosis and treatment of infants, children and teens with sleep problems.
700 Children’s Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43205
(614) 722-4766
nationwidechildrens.org/pulmonary-medicine

Sesame Street in the Communities

Offers providers and parents resources to help children thrive and deal with issues that affect children’s lives. Resource topics include health and wellness, social-emotional skills, trauma, diversity and inclusion, and school readiness. They offer videos, games, and worksheets for children to explore, and free webinars for parents and educators.

sesamestreetincommunities.org
To view their additional toolkit: sesamestreet.org/toolkits


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