Prairie Township and Westland Area Community Resources

FOOD PANTRIES

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

Westside Food Pantry                         (614) 341-2282
Monday - Friday noon - 4 PM
Lutheran Social Services
82 N. Wilson Road

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

FREE PRODUCE MARKETS

Lutheran Social Services                      (614) 341-2282
Monday - Friday noon - 4 PM
Lutheran Social Services
82 N. Wilson Road

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) 484-0012
82 N. Wilson Road

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