Community & Family Resources

If you or a loved one are experiencing anxiety related to the coronavirus pandemic, help is available. Call the Disaster Distress Helpline at 1-800-985-5990 (1-800-846-8517 TTY); connect with a trained counselor through the Ohio Crisis Text Line by texting the keyword “4HOPE” to 741 741; or call the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services help line at 1-877-275-6364 to find resources in your community.  


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Local Food Pantries and Meal Assistance:

Click HERE for the Complete List

Note: Families should contact the listed churches/organizations directly if they have further questions regarding the hours of operation for meal/food assistance.


Crawford County WIC Program

Provide assistance to women who are pregnant, breastfeeding or had a baby in the past six months; infants and children up to the age of five including foster children.

Phone: 419.462.1197


Ohio Heartland Community Action of Galion

Provide assistance for following services:

Clothing, Food, Utilities, and Prescription Assistance

Phone: 419.468.5121



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 Local Agencies

Unemployment Benefits Assistance through CCJFS:


Free Internet Service Through Spectrum:


NEWS: ODJFS Emergency Child Care for Health & Safety Professionals:


Crawford County Job & Family Services

Provide food assistance, Medicaid and financial assistance, children services and child care, employment and education assistance, and assistance relating to unemployment benefits.

Phone: 419.468.9081


Crawford County Council on Aging

Provide assistance with nutrition, in-home care, and transportation to citizens sixty and older.

Phone: 419.562.3050


Community Counseling Services

Provide mental health and substance abuse treatment services to children, teens, adults, and families in Crawford County.

Phone: 419.562.2000

NEWS: Click HERE for the latest COVID-19 Announcement


Family Life Counseling

Provide mental health counseling to children, young adults, adults, and senior citizens.

Phone: 419.774.9969


Catalyst Life Counseling (for families living in Richland County)
Non-Profit organization offering mental-health and crisis services.

Phone: 419.342.2449


Crawford-Marion Board of Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services

Phone: 419.562.7288


Phone: 419.468.4841
NEWS: Latest COVID-19 Hospital Updates

Avita’s Coronavirus Information Hotline is open 9:00am-6:00pm daily at 419-468-0800. 

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