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Community resources

There are many ways to get help. Click the links below to get connected with some of the best local community resources.

Food Assistance

Food assistance is offered in Ohio through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) To find out more, click on link: 

https://www.benefits.gov/benefit/1588

https://www.ohiolegalhelp.org/topic/food-SNAP

Meals-on-Wheelshttps://www.lifecarealliance.org/programs/meals-on-wheels/

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FreshTrakhttps://freshtrak.com

Community Shelter

24 Hour Homeless Hotline614-274-7000 

https://www.csb.org/about-us/contact-us

Resource Lists

​Columbus Libraryhttps://www.columbuslibrary.org/social-services/

Office on Aginghttps://officeonaging.org/resources/files/handbooks/u60guide.pdf

The Children’s Advocacy Projecthttps://cap4kids.org/columbus/

Franklin County Auditor https://www.franklincountyauditor.com/AUDR-website/media/Documents/COVID-19/Franklin-County-Community-Resource-Guide.pdf

Alcohol, Drug, and Mental Health Help

ADAMH Board of Franklin Countyhttps://adamhfranklin.org

Addiction Resourcehttps://addictionresource.com

Alcoholics Anonymoushttps://alcoholicsanonymous.com

Syntero (Care, Counsel, Support)https://www.syntero.org/groups/

North Community Counseling Centershttps://www.northcommunity.com

Legal Help

Ohio Legal Helphttps://www.ohiolegalhelp.org/about-ohio-legal-help

Suicide Prevention + Information

Suicide & Crisis Lifeline – Call or text 988 for free and confidential help

Cornell Chronicle – Hunger and Suicide Information: https://news.cornell.edu/

NIH National Library of Medicine – Food Insecurity & Suicide Research: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/30716616/

​Medicaid Transportation Assistance

Ohio’s five Medicaid Managed Care Plans (Buckeye Health, CareSource, Molina Healthcare, Paramount Advantage, and United Healthcare) offer free transportation services to and from food pantries. For more details, please call 800-324-8680 or click visit https://cohhio.org/no-cost-rides-to-access-food-resources-for-medicaid-members/.

For Dublin City School District Residents

If a once a month visit to Dublin Food Pantry is not meeting your family’s needs, or if you need more help, please email the Executive Director for assistance (dinky@dublinfoodpantry.org). Dublin Food Pantry works to connect our customers with needed resources by collaborating with various nonprofits and government assistance agencies. This includes making referrals on behalf of pantry customers to Dublin Bridges, Furniture Bank, and OneDublin. 

Dublin City Schools Meal Helphttps://www.dublinschools.net/Page/1454

Forever Dublin – Aging in place assistance – https://foreverdublin.com

SHARE Mobility – Local transportation assistance – https://sharemobility.com/dublin/