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All services are listed in order by National, Statewide,  Regional, County & City

Medical
Housing/Shelter
Affordable Childcare
State Programs
Crisis Centers/Baby Items
Child Support
Essentials  (food pantries, financial assistance, household wares, vouchers, etc)
Support Groups
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Putative Father Registry
Adoption Law/Revocation
End An Adoption Plan
Pay It Forward
Recommend a Service

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Medical

medical

National

Federally Qualified Healthcare Centers- Directory

National- prescription discount card- Coast2Coast

Statewide

Statewide- free clinics- Directory

County/City

Butler County- prescription assistance- St. Vincent de Paul

Clermont County- prescription assistance- St. Vincent de Paul

Cleveland- health care- West Side Catholic Center

Columbus- public health center- LSS Faith Mission

Columbus- health care- Southeast Healthcare Services

Hamilton County- prescription assistance- St. Vincent de Paul

Warren County- prescription assistance- St. Vincent de Paul

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Housing/Shelter

Housing

National

National- CoAbode

National- Low Income Apartments

County/City

Akron- Haven of Rest

Batavia- Clermont County Community Services

Batavia- YWCA

Butler County- Family Promise

Cleveland- City Mission

Cleveland- Family Promise

Cleveland- Moriah House

Cleveland- Zacchaeus Housing Solutions

Columbus- LSS Faith Mission

Columbus- YMCA

Dayton- Day Break

Dayton- YWCA

Hillsboro- Highland County Homeless Shelter

Marion- Heart of Ohio

Parma- The Zechariah House

Warren County- Family Promise

Warren County- public housing and housing vouchers- WMHA

Youngstown- Rescue Mission

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Affordable Childcare

National

National- extended hours- Care.com

Nationwide Directory- Childcare Center

Statewide

Statewide- National Head Start Association

County/City

Cincinnati- YWCA

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State Programs

Programs Explained: Terms

ACA Marketplace

Cash Assistance

Child Care Assistance

CHIP

Energy Assistance Program

HUD

Job Corps

Lifeline Program

Medicaid

National School Lunch Program

Section 8 Housing

SNAP

TEFAP

Unemployment Insurance

WIC

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Crisis Centers/Baby Items

Crisis

National

National- baby item discounts- Amazon Family

National- free baby items- Buy Nothing Project

National- diapers- Cloth for All

National- free formula samples & coupons- Enfamil

National- free samples- Everyday Family

National- National Diaper Bank Network

National- one time free formula sample- Nature’s One

National- trade baby items/clothes- Rehash

National- cloth diapers- Share the Love

National- rewards program- Similac

Statewide

Statewide- free baby items- Freecycle

Statewide- family support program- Help Me Grow

County/City

Butler County- in-home education & support- Every Child Succeeds

Carlisle- diapers, wipes, formula, etc.- Vineyard Downtown

Cincinnati- clothes, diapers, wipes, formula, etc. (*refers for adoption//Open Adoption in Ohio is not legally binding)- A Caring Place

Cincinnati- diaper bank- Baby Basics

Cincinnati- diapers, wipes, formula, etc- Old St. Mary’s Pregnancy Center

Cincinnati- material assistance every 3 months (*refers for adoption//Open Adoption in Ohio is not legally binding)- Pregnancy Center East

Clermont County- in-home education & support- Every Child Succeeds

Franklin- diapers, wipes, formula, etc.- Vineyard Downtown

Germantown- diapers, wipes, formula, etc.- Vineyard Downtown

Hamilton- diapers, wipes, formula, etc.- (*refers for adoption//Open Adoption in Ohio is not legally binding)- Pathway to Hope

Hamilton County- in-home parenting education & support- Every Child Succeeds

Miamisburg- diapers, wipes, formula, etc.- Vineyard Downtown

Springboro- diapers, wipes, formula, etc.- Vineyard Downtown

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Child Support

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Essentials

essentials.

National

National- babysitting, errands, carpooling, meal swaps, etc.- Babysitter Exchange

National- feminine hygiene- Cloth for All

National- backpack program- Feeding America

National- food bank directory- Feeding America

National- trade clothing- Rehash

National- rent assistance directory- Rent Assistance

National- job search for moms- The Mom Project

National- rideshare- Zimride

County/City

Akron- clothing, meals, showers- Haven of Rest

Batavia- energy assistance- Clermont County Community Services

Carlisle- food pantry, financial assistance- FACS

Carlisle- food pantry, clothing, household items, etc- Vineyard Downtown

Cincinnati- food pantry, clothing, household items, mattress assistance, rent & utility assistance- St. Vincent de Paul

Cleveland- daily meals, mailbox, showers, clothes, household items, etc- West Side Catholic Center

Columbus- daily meals- LSS Faith Mission

Franklin- food pantry, financial assistance, etc.- FACS

Franklin- food pantry, clothing, household items, etc.- Vineyard Downtown

Germantown- food pantry, clothing, household items, etc- Vineyard Downtown

Hillsboro- transportation- FRS Transportation

Miamisburg- food pantry, clothing, household items, etc.- Vineyard Downtown

Middletown- daily meals- Hope House

Springboro- food pantry, financial assistance- FACS

Springboro- food pantry, clothing, household items, etc.- Vineyard Downtown

Warren- food pantry, utility assistance, soup kitchen, etc.- The Salvation Army

Warren County- Resource Directory- First Call for Help

Youngstown- daily meals- Rescue Mission

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Support Groups

National

National- CoAbode

National- Parents Without Partners

National- Single and Parenting

National- Single Mom

National- The Life of a Single Mom

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I don’t see my city?

Don’t worry. There are resource links added to the website every day and it’s possible that your area has not been researched yet. If the administrator is not currently working on other projects, your city can be made a priority. Please contact the page here.

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Putative Father Registry

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Adoption Law/Revocation

Ohio Open Adoption is not legally binding.

The required consent to adoption may be executed at any time after seventy-two hours after the birth of a minor.

A consent to adoption is irrevocable and cannot be withdrawn after the entry of an interlocutory order or after the entry of a final decree of adoption when no interlocutory order has been entered.

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End An Adoption Plan

If you are looking for help in severing your relationship with an adoption facilitator:

Saving Our Sisters

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Pay It Forward

If you have been a recipient of help, you know firsthand how essential volunteers and/or donations were to your success. Please consider volunteering for or donating to any of the vital organizations on this page.
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Recommend a Service

Know a service applicable to moms and children in this state, but it’s not listed? Please share it by contacting the page: Here.
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