Family and Community Resources

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Ohio Department of Job and Family Services

The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services promotes long-term self-sufficiency and provides a safety net for Ohio's citizens. It oversees Ohio's public assistance, workforce development, unemployment insurance, child and adult protective services, adoption, child care, and child support programs.



Heather Olsen, LISW-S
School-Based Services Coordinator
144 N. Market St.
Wooster, OH 44691
Ph: 330-988-1111 ext. 1261

United Way- WHIRE

United Way’s WHIRE can link you to resources such as rent and utility assistance, food, health related services, homeless services, foreclosure information, senior services, family counseling, support groups and parenting resource information.



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People to People Ministries

People To People Ministries is an Emergency Needs Ministry and is here to help those in need when there’s no place else to turn.

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My School Dentist- Online Form

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The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army is an international charitable organization that provides a range of services to people in need, including food, shelter, clothing, and emergency assistance. They offer several programs to help individuals and families in crisis, such as disaster relief, homeless services, addiction recovery, and youth programs.

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School Based Health Services Documentation

Quick Care Online

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The Viola Startzman Clinic

Working with dozens of medical partners in the community, the VSC is able to provide high-quality, comprehensive care to patients.  While patients are able to receive many of the services and diagnostic tests in-house, other services are referred to offsite providers.This level of high-quality healthcare is made possible by the generosity of many local partners.


Wayne County Public Library

Our Mission: To provide an environment that enriches lives and fosters a strong community by offering lifelong learning opportunities.

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Help Me Grow

Help Me Grow is a system of supports for pregnant women, caregivers with new babies, and families with young children with developmental delays and disabilties.

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Wayne County Health Department

The Wayne County Health Department safeguards the health of its residents by:

  • Promoting healthy lifestyles through education
  • Preventing and monitoring disease
  • Protecting and preparing against environmental public health risks
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Mental Health Recovery Board

We provide leadership, support, and funding to community partners and agencies in the delivery of mental health and addiction prevention, treatment, and recovery services.

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OneEighty Transportation Services

  • Service available to NEW and EXISTING Clients of OneEighty and ANAZAO
  • Clients are picked up from their home and brought to OneEighty or ANAZAO offices for appointments. Once the appointment has ended, clients will be transported back home.
  • There is no cost associated with this service, but clients must have scheduled an appointment with OneEighty or ANAZAO to access the service.
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Goodwill’s Mission Services Department provides work and job skills training (including workshops in career exploration, resume writing and interviewing), job placement and retention services to individuals residing in Wayne County.

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Wayne/Medina Community Action

Our mission is to strengthen the community through collaborations and services by promoting SELF-SUFFICIENCY, household stability, and family and childhood education.

The vision of Community Action Wayne/Medina is to create opportunities for all to thrive in strong and resilient communities. 

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Catholic Charities

In Wayne County, Catholic Charities offers a number of programs encompassing several service areas including Parenting Education, Mental health Counseling Services for all ages, Psychiatric services for children & adolescents, Wraparound services for those with mental health and developmental disabilities, Older Adult assistance as well as specialized programming in partnership with the Wayne County Juvenile Court.


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Anazao a private, non-profit organization providing treatment, intervention and prevention services to residents and organizations throughout  Wayne and Holmes Counties. Specializing in rapid access and program development and implementation Anazao is recognized as a leader in building innovative community partnerships.


Nami Wayne and Holmes Counties

Nami of Wayne and Holmes Counties provide a place of safety where all persons affected by a mental health concern feel accepted and can build hope through peer based programming, and to deliver education, suicide prevention, and support to family members and the community.


The Village Network

The Village Network is an experienced, multi-discipline behavioral health non profit organization helping youth and families become resilient, healthy and have brighter futures.


The Counseling Center of Wayne and Holmes Counties

The Counseling Center is a comprehensive mental health center providing a full range of prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation services. 


Encompass Christian Counseling


Encompass Christian Counseling offers clinical counseling to help families and individuals of all ages overcome mental, emotional, relational and substance use concerns that can leave us feeling hopeless and helpless. You can get help virtually or in-person.