Prairie Township and Westland Area Community Resources

FOOD PANTRIES

HandsOn Central Ohio                       Call 211
Call to arrange assistance from Central Ohio Pantries

Westland Ecumenical Food Pantry    Call 211
Home delivery for people lacking transportation for 43228 & 43119 zip codes only

FREE PRODUCE MARKETS

Prairie Township Community Health Action Team (CHAT)
3rd Saturday of every month 9 AM - 11 AM
Located at the Prairie Township Fire Station
123 Inah Ave.

CLOTHING

Westside Free Store                                (614) 351-5480
Provides free clothing & small household items
Monday 10-Noon, Thursday 3-5 PM, Saturday 11:30 AM-1:30 PM
Located at Westgate United Methodist Church
61 S. Powell Ave.

Charity Newsies                                      (614) 263-4300
School clothing for children

UTILITIES ASSISTANCE

Columbus Dept. of Public Utilities        (614) 645-8276
Senior & Low Income Discount Programs

IMPACT Community Action                  (614) 252-2799
                                                                (800) 747-1038

Lutheran Social Services                      (614) 586-9313

The Breathing Association                    (614) 457-4570

Lifeline Assistance
AT&T Ohio                                                (800) 335-8721
PUCO                                                       (800) 686-7826

SHELTER

Shelter Central Access                          (888) 474-3587
Men's, Women's & Family Shelters          or call 211

RENT ASSISTANCE

Assistance after receiving eviction/vacate notice
HandsOn Central Ohio                          (614) 221-6766
The Breathing Association                   (614) 457-4570
IMPACT Community Action                  (614) 252-2799

DAYCARE

A Child's Garden                                    (614) 853-3069
Publicly Funded Childcare Accepted, ages 18 months - 12 years
Monday-Friday, 6:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Located at St. Mark's United Methodist Church
5200 Sullivant Ave.

OTHER INFORMATION

Homes On The Hill                                (614) 275-4663
Provides programs on home buying education, budget and credit counseling and foreclosure prevention.
3659 Soldano Blvd.

Shalom Zone Legal Clinic                     (614) 274-4920
Fourth Wednesday of each month from 11:30AM - 1 PM
Second Thursday of each month from 5:30-7:30 PM
No appointments necessary
Located at Crossroads United Methodist Church
1100 S. Hague Ave., Columbus

Charitable Pharmacy of Central Ohio    (614) 274-1455
Located at Lower Lights Christian Health Center
1160 W. Broad St.

Mental Health America                           (614) 221-1441
Free counseling by appointment
Located at Crossroads United Methodist Church
1100 S. Hague Ave. Columbus

OHIO Benefit Bank                                  (614) 484-0012
Assistance finding help available from the State of Ohio
Lutheran Social Services
Free income tax service, January - April

Together Families Heal (addiction information & resources)
adamhfranklin.org/togetherfamiliesheal 

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS                (800) 870-3795

NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS                  (614) 252-1700

GAMBLERS ANONYMOUS                   (614) 262-9022