This list focuses on resources for the citizens of Central Ohio. More resources will continue to be added. If you have a resource you believe should be added please contact me.

Hands on Central Ohio (Dial 211) is a good place to start when seeking resources in Columbus.

Columbus Public Health
City of Columbus
Franklin County

Mid-Ohio Foodbank

Ohio State
Columbus State Community College
Capital University
Franklin University
Otterbein College
Ohio Dominican University
Columbus College of Art and Design
DeVry University

Columbus Public Library
Grandview Library
Upper Arlington Library

Columbus Museum of Art
Columbus Association for the Performing Arts

Mental Health
Netcare at 276-2273 for immediate help or dial 911 in an emergency
Alcohol Drug Addiction and Mental Health Board (ADAMH)
National Alliance on Mental Illness Ohio
Central Ohio Group Fellowship (Alcoholics Anonymous)

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The Madrigal Maniac

A Central Ohio Social Worker striving to bring justice to the City of Columbus and the State of Ohio through respectful conversation.

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