Community Resources


Hands On Central Ohio or dial 211
Start here. Known as 211 Central Ohio online directory of human services connecting residents in Franklin County with comprehensive social, health, and government services.(formerly FirstLink). Many community organizations require that you first registrar through Hands On before being eligible for the community organization’s service.

Homeless Hotline    To access a shelter in Franklin County, you must first contact the Homeless Hotline! Call: 1-888-474-3587

Homeless Hotline .pdf

Homeless Shelter Directory

YMCA Columbus

YWCA Family Center


Domestic violence – 1 614-224-4663


Food Pantries

Central Ohio Food Pantries
On-line directory

G.R.I.N. Gahanna Residents In Need  760 Morrison Rd. Gahanna
Must be resident of Gahanna School District

H.E.A.R.T. Food Pantry 6475 East Main St., Suite 126, Reynoldsburg

PCMA Food Pantry 70 Cross St. Pickerington
Must be resident of  Pickerington Local School District

Reynoldsburg Helping Hands 7356 E Main St. Reynoldsburg


Free Clinics

OSU Medical Center – Columbus Free Clinic  2131 N. High St. Columbus

Helping Hands Health & Wellness Center 1479 Morse Rd. Columbus

Vineyard Free Health Clinics   6000 Cooper Rd. Columbus

Vineyard Free Health Clinic  15187  Palmer Rd. S.W., Etna


Help with I.D.

J.O.I.N. 578 E. Main St. 241-2530

Birth certificate vouchers M – F 10:00 -11:30am and 1:00 – 2:00pm

STONE VILLAGE 139 E. 2nd Ave. 579-5493

State ID, birth certificate vouchers Weds – 9:00am

not finding what you need…dial 211


Joseph’s Coat of Central Ohio
240 Outerbelt St. Suite 5
(Loading Dock 6 in Rear for furniture pickup
or delivering donations)
Columbus, OH 43213




Store Hours

Tue   6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Wed  9:00 am – noon

Thu   6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Sat    9:00 am – noon

Joseph's Coat