Resource Bank


Assistive Technology

Assistive Technology of OhioProvide devices or services that help people with disabilities function independently at work, home and school
1-800-784-3425 Columbus, OH

Bridging AppsProvides information for DD on apps to help iPad and tablet users get the most out of their device
1.713.838.9050 x 383 Bellaire, TX

Enabling Devices – Catalog of devices
Hawthorne, NY 1.800.832.8697

Friendship CircleListing of special needs apps

Katelyn’s Krusade  – Katelyn’s Kloset  Our mission is to enable safe and developmental play dedicated to children with special needs and their families. The 1st Phase of this is to build an Adapted Toy Lending Library.  Our goal is to provide all children the opportunity to play with developmentally appropriate toys and equipment in an environment which will support their changing needs and embrace their differences.  The Katelyn’s Kloset Adapted Toy Library opened on February 22, 2014 at Easter Seals Central and Southeast Ohio in Hilliard.
1-614-526-8936 Hilliard, OH

LAMP Words for LifeAn Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) Solution for iPad.

May We HelpUnique solutions
1.513.275.9975 Cincinnati, OH


100 Day Tool Kit, Autism SpeaksBooklet of information for parents to support the first 100 days after an autism diagnosis. Phone: 1-614-563-6320 Andrew

Amazon – Listing of books for teens regarding Autism, (Teenagers)

ASD Strategies in ActionReal life, practical and evidence-based, ASD Strategies in Action gives families and service providers tools to ensure they are equipped to effectively care for, support, educate, employ, or work with individuals on the autism spectrum from early childhood to young adulthood.

Aspergers101Source for information on Asperger’s Syndrome as well as High-Functioning Autism

AspirationsSocial and Vocational Support Group

1-614-292-0775 Columbus, OH

Autism NowInformation for parents and those with autism about inclusion, work, sex, divorce, and much more.

1.855.828.8476 Washington, DC

Autism Research InstituteEducation and materials to help parents and professionals, free

1-866-366-3361 San Diego, CA

Autism Society of AmericaAdvocacy, listing of programs and events

1.800.328.8476 Bethesda, MD

Autism Society OhioInformation on issues and scholarships. Click here for their position on vaccines

1-614-487-4726 Columbus, OH

Autism SpeaksAdvocacy, research, tool kits and information on autism

1-614-563-6320 Andrew Columbus, OH

Autism Treatment NetworkTreatment and research

1.614.722.2000 Columbus, OH

Bellefaire JCB Monarch Center for AutismResidential treatment, School

1-800-879-2522 Columbus, OH

Center for Autism Services and Transition (CAST)Care coordination and primary and specialty care services for adults with ASD

1-614-688-9220 Columbus, OH

Center for Cognitive and Behavioral TherapyApplied Behavior Analysis (ABA) – aides provided and overseen by Dr. Arnold and consultants. Services provided in-home. Dr. Kevin Arnold, Director – 1st appointment with Dr. Arnold is free

1-614-459-4490 Lauren  

Challenging Behaviors Toolkit, Autism SpeaksStrategies and resources to address these behaviors, and to help support you and your loved one with autism during these difficult situations.

1-614-563-6320 Andrew

Exploring Feeding Behavior in AutismFeeding aversions


FH&L InterventionsHome based services

1-740-739-3693 Pickerington, OH

Fluttering FamiliesVisits with Santa, family support and products


Fumbling Thru AutismA mothers blog on her experience with a child with autism

Monarch Center for AutismResidential and ASD school. Web site offers resources and online classes.

1-800-879-2522 Address: 22001 Fairmount Boulevard, Shaker Heights, Ohio 44118

National Autism Association of Southeast OhioResources and support groups. Autism Tool Kit 2013

1-614-580-3699 Somerset, OH

Ohio Center for Autism and Low Incidence OCALIResources to help teachers, families and students reach the full potential. They provide a lending library.

1-866-886-2254 Columbus, OH

Ohio Department of EducationLinks to websites and documents that provide more information on autism identification, treatment and support

1-877-644-6338 Columbus, OH

OSU Nisonger CenterAutism Spectrum Disorders clinic, Child Behavior Support Services Unit, Dual Diagnosis Clinic, Family-Directed Developmental Clinic, IDD Dental Program, Williams Syndrome Clinic, Kinetic Energy, Next Chapter Book Club, Support of Siblings, Toy and Technology Library, Transition Weekend. Persons supported by Licking County DD are welcome!

1.614.292.0775 Columbus, OH

Play ProjectEvidenced-based autism early intervention program. A set of principles, methods, and techniques used to improve autism symptoms. An organization that provides professional training and development. 

1-734-585-5333 Ann Arbor, MI

Professional Development in Autism For parents and educators
Seattle, WA 1-877-408-UWAC

Temple Grandin, Ph.D.Information, conferences and books written by Dr. Grandin including teaching tips. Movie: Thinking in pictures, My Life with Autism


The Learning SpectrumAutism
Newark, OH 1-614-844-5433

Education and Training

A Parent’s Guide to the Rights of Children and Youth Experiencing Homelessness – Local contact and resources regarding education for homeless students.

Ability Path – What education should look like…Web site dedicated to connecting families.
San Francisco, CA  1.650.259.8544

College Resources for People with Disabilities – Advocacy, assistive technology, scholarships and best schools for persons with DD.

Community Education Nationwide Children’s Hospital – Helping parents prepare for the IEP. Special Education Advocacy.
Columbus, OH  1-614-355-0589

C-TEC of Licking Co. – Able Learning/GED, Special needs, High school and post-high-secondary options, (Grade 11 through Adult)
Newark, OH 1-740-364-2280

Early Childhood Inclusion – Joint Position Statement of the Division for Early  Childhood (DEC) and the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
North Carolina

Educational Service Center of Central Ohio – Campus-based Transition programs from school to work. In Licking Co serves Northridge and Licking Heights School districts
Columbus, OH  1.614.542.4106

Flying Colors – Public pre-school
119 Union St., Newark 43055  (740) 349-1629
or 927b South St.,  Etna  43062 (740) 927-5437

Foundations of Self-Determination Research – Family perspectives re: helping young children develop self-determined behavior. Page 8 has a graphic that summarizes the findings, and the details of the info. in the graphic start after that. 

GED National Contact Center – Acquire your GED transcript

LEADS Early Head Start – Pre-school, Health and Wellness and Food Pantry. Per Melanie Fling, Foster Care Coordinator, JFS, all children in foster care qualify for LEAD early head start or pre-school program…this is not based on a special need.
986 East Main St., Newark, Ohio 43055 1-740-349-3850

Licking Co. Computer Society – Computer education
Newark, OH 1-740-522-8207 or 1-740-345-0821

Licking Co. Educational Service Center – Child find, special education
Newark, OH 1-740-349-6084

McKinney-Vento Homeless Children and Youth Program – Ohio Department of Education Information and funding for working with homeless students.

National Center for Homeless Children Education – U.S. Department of Education’s technical assistance and information center for the federal Education for Homeless Children and Youth (EHCY) Program

Newark Digital Academy – Charter School, (Grade 2 – 12)
Newark, OH 1-740-328-2022

Office for Disability Services – Newark Campus – Accommodations to students with disabilities. Central Ohio Technical College and The Ohio State University – Newark. Connie Zang, Director
Newark, OH 1-740-364-9578

Ohio Alliance of Direct Support Professionals – Information, courses and certification for direct support and supervisors. Direct Support Professional’s Code of Ethics is a core standard that members of OADSP use to guide our work.
Cincinnati, OH 1-866-8622322

Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children with Disabilities – It’s my Turn, self-determination curriculum. Information for Parents (rights with regard to special education), Specifically on IEPs
Marion, OH 1.800.374.2806

Par Excellence Academy – K – Grade 5 Charter School
Newark, OH 1-740-344-7279

Partnering with Families of Highly Mobile and Homeless Students – Ohio Department of Educaiton what you need to know and resources for working with homeless students

Professional Development in Autism – For parents and educators
Seattle, WA 1-877-408-UWAC 

School Choice Ohio – Information on choose the and financing the right school for your learner
Columbus, OH 1-614-223-1555  

School District Map – Map of area school districts from Licking County Auditor

Smiling with Hope Bakery – Newark High for students with special needs.
Newark, OH 1-740-670-7400

Southeast Tace Region IV – Student Earned Income Exclusion (SEIE)
Syracuse, NY 1-866-518-7750

Southwest Licking Digital Academy – Charter School, (Grade 2 – 12)
Pataskala, OH 1-740-927-3941

STAR Program – Children’s Hospital, Hematology or cancer school program
Columbus, OH 1.614.722.2000

State Testing Accessibility – Requirements and accommodations during State tests
Columbus, OH 1-877-644-6338

Pheonix Central – Next-Step program for young adults with disabilities,  (Age 18 – 21)
Newark, OH 1-740-345-3290

The Grammar Book – Writing tool   

The Khan Academy – Free online lessons and tutorials in the basic subjects plus technology and college placement.

The Learning Spectrum – Autism
Newark, OH 1-614-844-5433

The Purdue Online Writing Lab – Writing tool 

University of Chicago Writing Program – Writing tool

Workspace – Resource for DoDD trainings and information
Columbus, OH

Events, Clubs and Activities

A Kid AgainMonthly activities to help kids with serious illnesses and their families get a break from their illness, (Age Birth – 18)
1-614-797-9500 Columbus, OH

Allies & AdvocatesSupport and resource group for family and friends of persons living with disabilities.
1-740-587-0200 119 W. Broadway, Granville, OH  43023

Boy ScoutsBe A Scout, (Age 7 – 18)

Girl Scouts of OhioGirls Club, (Age 7 – 18)
1-614-436-7200 Columbus, OH

Growing up GreatResources for parents to on many topics. Click here to see 101 Ways to Grow up Great.

Inmate Community Service DogsInmate Community Service Dog Programs, including training and caring for puppies and dogs for programs that assist persons who are physically and/or visually impaired

Licking Co. AuditorDog license online system
1-740-670-5040 Newark, OH

Licking Co. EventsListing of local events
Newark, OH

Licking Co. Extension Office   4-H Youth Development, (Elementary through High School)
1-740-670-5315 Newark, OH

My Place to BeSocial Emotional Awareness Age 3 – 17, girls club, teen club
1-740-349-3505 Newark, OH

Newark Church of the NazareneCommunity gardens, After school program, Food Pantry, Groups for kids, teens & Adult and School partnerships
1-740-344-2651 Address: 200 S Williams St, Newark, OH 43055

ReelabilitiesFilms by and about people with different abilities
1-646-505-5738 New York, NY

The Inspired Treehouseplayful activities for kids that promote development and wellness 

The Village Network – Bright FuturesGuiding children toward independent productive lives.Click here for Parent Child Interaction Pamphlet. Bright futures. Parent child interactive therapy PCIT
1-740-788-8850 Address:  14 Sandalwood Drive, Newark, OH  43055

The Works2016 Summer Camp schedule for children and teens ages 3 to 17! Campers learn how to do a lot during Summer Camps at The Works, but most importantly they discover the fun of history, art, science and technology. Each inventive program captures fundamental education concepts and presents them to campers in unique, engaging and relevant ways that spark imagination and creative thinking.
1-740-349-9277 Newark, OH

VSA OhioAccessible Events Calendar
1-614-241-5325 Columbus, OH

YES Youth Engaged in ServiceService Learning for teens, (Teenagers)
1-740-522-0937 Newark, OH

Employment and Volunteer Opportunities

Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation Services – Providing information and support to facilitate working.
601 Underwood Street Suite C, Zanesville, OH  43701 1-800-645-1094

Center of Vocational Alternatives (COVA) – MH and Recovery Job Readiness, Employment, and Computer Classes, (Age 14 through Adult)
Columbus, OH 1-614-294-7117

Food for Good Thought – We specialize in individuals with autism and are able to offer positions within our gluten free bakery if the individual is in need of employment with ongoing supports. In additional to our Supported Employment, we offer services geared towards competitive and community employment. These services include: Community Based Assessments, where individuals are assessed in a work environment; Career Exploration, where consumers are able to explore a number of different career choices through informational interviews; Job Development, where we build resumes, complete mock interviews and applications and help individuals navigate the job searching process; and Job Coaching, where we will work beside the individual to ensure they adapt to their new position as easily as possible. Additional services: Customized Employment, Work Adjustment and Travel Training.
Columbus, OH 1.614.447.0424

Lettuce Work  Autism
New Albany, OH 1-614-204-1620

Licking Co. Community Emergency Response Team – Volunteer in the field of emergency and community response
Newark, OH 1-740-670-5573

Licking Co. Humane Society – Volunteer for reduced cost spay and neuter clinics, dog walking, working at the front desk in the pet food pantry, provide respite animal care in your home. Heath, OH 1-740-522-7297

Licking Parks District – Volunteer information page.
Newark, OH 1-740-587-2535

Licking/Knox Goodwill – Training and employment
Newark, OH 1-740-345-9861

National Veterans Training – Veterans secure quality, long-term employment
Denver, CO 1-800-331-0562

Ohio Means Jobs – Job Search Web Site and local office
Newark, OH 1-740-670-8700

Ohio Small Business Development Center – Apply for assistance in starting you own business
Columbus, OH 1-800-848-1300

Opportunities for Ohioans with disabilities – Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation and Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities
Columbus, OH 1-800-282-4536

Funding and Pantries, Guardians, Legal and Other Assistance

ACT TODAY! Autism Care and TreatmentRaise awareness and provide treatment services and support to families to help their children with autism
21600 Oxnard Street, Suite 1800, Woodland Hills, CA 91367

Adams, Russel J. – Dave Zwyer listed as having experience with Community Fund Management Foundation
Granville, OH

Advocacy and Protective Services, Inc. APSI – Guardian and protective services
Mt. Vernon, OH

Aebi Law Firm Social Security – Attorney
Mt. Vernon, OH

Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church – Community meals, Supper/Clothing Giveaway
732 Hebron Road, Heath, OH 43056

Christ United Methodist Church (Eastside Pantry)– Food Pantry, Clothing & Household
10 N Cedar St, Newark, OH 43055

Croton Church of Christ – Pre-school, Youth Group, Library and Food Pantry, Clothing & Household
40 S Main St, Croton, OH

Federal Poverty Guidelines – 2015 federal poverty guidelines

First Baptist Church of Heath – Food pantry open Mon – Thurs 10 an – 12 pm, Community dinner 3rd Tuesday of the month 5 – 6:30 pm
525 S 30th Street, Heath, OH

First Baptist Church of Newark – Freedom Wheels, free bicycles for those in need; Community breakfast free, last Saturday of every month 8:30 – 11 am
1000 Granville Road, Newark, OH

First United Methodist Church – Community dinner, 2nd Wednesday every month
88 N 5th Street, Newark, OH

Food Pantry Network – Free food program
823 Steele Ave, Newark, OH 43055

Fund it Forward – Provides funding for adaptive equipment not covered by health insurance
P.O. Box 457, Wexford, PA 15090

Guardianship in Ohio – Published by the Ohio Bar Association
1700 Lake Shore Drive,  Columbus, Ohio 43204

Handelman Law Offices – Social Security Attorney
Newark, OH

Hanover Presbyterian ChurchFree clothing for all members of the family, no questions asked; first Thursday of every month from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.
732 N Main St NE, Newark, OH 43055

Hebron New Life United Methodist Church – Baby pantry Every Wednesday 5 – 7:30 pm and every Satruday 10 – 12 pm
925 W Main St., Hebron, OH

Hickman & Lowder Co. LPA. – Attorneys at Law Multiple articles for funding
Cleveland, OH

Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) – Federally funded program providing energy bill assistance for those who qualify
Columbus, OH

Homestyle Direct – This is not a free service, but they do take Medicaid. Food delivered weekly.
PO Box 159 Kimberly, ID 8334
1 866-735-0921

Jacksontown United Methodist Church – Food Pantry, Clothing Pantry; open every Wednesday 10 am – 12pm and 6 – 8 pm, Breakfast, first Saturday of every month
9350 Jacksontown Rd SE PO BOX 275, Jacksontown, OH 43030

Joseph’s Coat – Help individuals and families to provide for themselves by offering clothing, furniture, personal care items, and household goods
240 Outerbelt St, Columbus, OH 43213

Kier Memorial Fund – Established to address unmet needs for developmentally disabled individuals in Licking County. Note for Service Coordinator: Forms are available on SharePoint under referral forms.
Newark, OH
1-740-349-6588 (Ask for your Service Coordinator)

Kirkersville United Methodist Church – Free produce to low-income families. Every Wednesday 9:30 – 11 am
180 W Main St, Kirkersville, OH 43033

Kiwanis, Granville – Adopted AmTrykes as a cause for 2015-16. Apply for funds from their web site. Priority is to serve children in need.
PO Box 133,  Granville, Ohio 43023

Last Call Ministries (The Open Pantry) – Food and clothing pantry, pet food pantry Open Monday and Friday 10 – 1pm; Financial help with heating costs;  Community supper fourth Saturday every month 4 – 5:30 pm
340 Everett Ave, Newark, OH

Licking Co. Adult Probation – Supervising offenders placed on community control for felony crimes as well as supervising people awaiting court actions for criminal indictments
Newark, OH

Licking Co. Child Support Enforcement Agency – Represents the court order and our obligation is to make sure that it is fulfilled
Newark, OH

Licking Co. Coalition of Care – Financial assistance provided by local churches
Newark, OH

Licking Co. Common Pleas Court Clerk of Courts Legal division  – Handles civil, criminal, anti-stalking civil protection order and court of appeals cases
Main Courthouse on the Square, Newark

Licking Co. Common Pleas Court Clerk of Courts Domestic Division – Handles divorce, dissolution, child custody, paternity, civil protection order and contempt cases
75 E. Main St. Newark

Licking Co. Common Pleas Court Clerk of Courts Title Division – Located at handles all matters related to the processing of automobile titles.
877 E. Main St. in Newark and 316 Township Rd. in Pataskala

Licking Co. Foundation – Grants, Scholarships, Funding
Newark, OH
1.740.349.3863, x105

Licking Co. Municipal Court – Clerk of Courts, Ticket payment, public records search
Newark, OH

Licking Co. Probate & Juvenile Court – Matters dealing with minors and estates
Newark, OH

Licking Co. Veterans’ Service Commission – Provide temporary financial assistance applicants, to provide transportation to VA Medical Centers and to assist veterans in obtaining earned benefits from the federal, state, and local levels of government (Ohio’s VA Website
935 Buckeye Avenue Newark, OH 43055

Make a Wish – Provides a significant one-time gift including adventures to children with life-threatening illnesses
2545 Farmers Drive Suite 300, Columbus, OH 43235

Market Street Pantry – Food Pantry
37 ½ South Fourth Street,  Newark, OH 43055

Marne United Methodist Church – Food Pantry, 7:30 am – 10:30 am third Saturday each month;  Community Playground
1019 Licking Valley Rd, Newark, OH 43055

Meranda Law Firm – Social Security Attorney
Newark, OH

Miller Fund – Newark City Schools, LC Health Dept., LCJFS and LCESC all can help with items that insurance does not cover. Child/family must be at or below 200% of poverty level and have no insurance, or insurance which wouldn’t cover a specific service. Note for Service Coordinator: Forms are saved on SharePoint under referral forms.
1-740-349-6588 Ask for your Service Coordinator

Modest Needs Foundation – Online support for the working poor.
115 E 30th St, FL 1, New York, NY 10016

Money Geek – Listing of a wide range of scholarships, grants and tips on how to apply for them
P.O. Box 77042, San Francisco, CA 94107

Morrow, Gordon & Byrd – Social Security Attorney
Newark, OH

Neal Avenue United Methodist ChurchFree dinner last Tuesday of each month @ 5 p.m., Transportation is available
12 Neal Ave., Newark, OH

Newark Freewill Baptist ChurchFree produce to low-income families. Fridays 8:30 – 11 am
37 Westmoor Ave, Newark, OH 

Office of the Ohio Consumers’ CounselRepresents households in court and educates consumers about electric, natural gas, telephone, & water issues.
10 W Broad St Suite 1800, Columbus, OH 43215

Ohio ABLE – Savings protection for Ohioans with disabilities
State Treasurer of Ohio, 30 E. Broad Street – 9th Floor, Columbus, Ohio 43215

Ohio Development Service Agency – Energy Assistance Programs
Columbus, OH

Ohio Developmental Disabilities Council – Estate Planning Guide

Ohio Domestic Violence NetworkBatterer intervention is a method for addressing individuals, commonly known as “batterers” who commit intimate partner violence or coercive controlling behaviors such as emotional, physical and sexual abuse against a current or former (wife/husband, girlfriend/boyfriend) partner
Columbus, OH

Ohio Public Defender – To protect the rights of indigent persons throughout Ohio by providing quality representation and leadership in the criminal and juvenile justice systems.
Columbus, OH 

Ohio State Bar Association – Law Facts, Pamphlets
Columbus, OH

Pataskala LEADS – Housing, Preschool, Clothing, Food pantry
12536 Adams Lane SW,  Pataskala, Ohio 43062

Pleasant View United Methodist Church – Food Pantry, Youth Group
6031 Fallsburg Rd, Newark, OH 

Prevention, Retention and Contingency – A program of JFS. includes kinship services. Families may not qualify for JFS, but need temporary financial help including; Clothing and shelter,  Domestic violence housing relocation assistance, Disaster assistance, Transportation (including auto repair expenses or a down payment on an automobile), Employment and training
74 South 2nd Street, Newark, OH

Salvation Army (The Emergency Pantry) – Financial assistance, Food Pantry, Emergency shelter, summer camp
250 East Main Street, Newark, OH

Second Presbyterian Church – Food Pantry, Community dinner, Youth group & trips, Women’s group, and Classes
42 East Church Street, Newark, OH

Seventh Day Adventist – Food Pantry, Youth Ministry, Ladies Ministry, Community Services Ministry, Sunshine Bands and an Elementary School
701 Linnville Rd., Heath, OH

Shaheen Jr.,  Arnold E.  – Social Security Attorney
Pataskala, OH

Simply EZ of Columbus, Ltd. – Meal delivery all over Ohio
3593 Interchange Road, Columbus, OH  43204

Southeastern Ohio Legal Services – Legal assistance, free consultation, youth assistance program,  (Civil only)
15 W Locust Ave, Ste. A, Newark, OH 43055

Special Considerations – Created specifically to serve individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.  We provide life insurance to cover an individual’s final expenses.  Our seamless and comprehensive program is intended to remove the financial and emotional burden that is felt by both the consumer and the agency when an unexpected loss occurs.  Medicaid and SSI do not consider the policy as a resource.  Program payments can be made monthly, based upon an individual’s budget; or as a single lump sum for spend down situations.  We provide a systematic enrollment process, which organizes and simplifies the funeral planning process for each individual.  This insures the continuity of services provided among all individuals.
2773 S. Queen Street, Dallastown, PA 17313

St. John’s Lutheran Church – Food Pantry, Youth Group & Trips, Community Meals, Bible study
6004 Linville Rd, Newark, OH  43058

Utica LEADS – Housing, Preschool, Clothing, Food pantry
308 North Main Street, Utica, OH

VITA Tax Preparation – LC Coalition for Housing. Return-Preparation-for-You-by-Volunteers
Newark, OH

Volunteer Guardian Program – Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging, serves Licking Co.
Columbus, OH
1-800-589-7277 or 1-614-645-7250

Water’s Edge Assembly of God – Food Pantry, Youth Ministry, Ladies Ministry,  Men’s Ministry, and Nursing Home Ministry
2249 Cherry Valley Road, Newark, OH

World Global Ministries – Food Pantry
69 King Ave, Newark, OH

Wright Memorial Methodist Church – (Baby Pantry) Luke Ministry for all abilities, Food Pantry, Baskets of Life Ministries
Newark, OH

Health, Wellness, Medical Offices and Therapy

ActivStyle – Incontinence products to Medicaid recipients mostly at no cost
Nearest location is in Illinois
1-800-651-6223 X526

Adorabelly Designs – Covers for G-tubes

Akron Children’s Hospital – Multiple resources and research
One Perkins Square, Akron, OH 44308-1062

Alzheimer’s Association – Information about Alzheimer’s and dementia

Bureau for Children with Medical Handicaps – Insurance coverage, secondary to health insurance for those who qualify, contact local health department. Providers have to be approved by health insurance and BCMH prior to service
Columbus, OH

Car Seat Laws – Child care seat laws for Ohio
1-614-466-2144 – Benefits of outdoor play

CBS News Benefits of outdoor play

Center for Disease Control – Living Healthy with developmental disabilities
Atlanta, GA

Center for New Beginnings – Emergency shelter and support services for victims of domestic violence
60 North First Street,  Newark, Ohio 43055

Central Christian ChurchMedical Loan Closet open Mon, Wed & Friday 10 – 3 as of 6/10/2015
Newark, OH

Central Ohio Bed Bug Services – Assessment and treatment of bed bugs. Reimbursement may need prior authorization.
Newark, OH

Developmental Assessment Program – N. Children’s Hospital Autism and DD diagnostic and psychological assessment
Westerville, OH

Family Health Services – Sliding fees for services are based upon a client’s income and family size, however, no one is denied services due to their inability to pay. Rape crises center, HIV testing.
155 McMillen Drive, Newark, OH 43055
1-800-688-3266 740-344-9291

Family Wise – Prescription drug card, print for free

Healthy Alberta – Benefits of outdoor play
Alberta, Canada

Healthy Child Care – Spanish flyer on baby safe sleeping rules and SIDS

Heartbeats Programs for pregnant and parenting individuals, couples, relationship education, pregnancy loss, post abortion trauma, fertility education and fatherhood.
336 E. Main Street, Newark, OH 43055

Home and Community Based Services Application – HCBS
Newark, OH

Hospice of Licking County – Concentrates on making the patient comfortable and free of pain, allowing the patient to make the most of the time that remains
2269 Cherry Valley Rd. Newark, OH 43055

Kids Growth – Many articles on parenting, development, milestones and childhood conditions

Licking Co. Community Health Clinic – Basic medical care
144 W Main St, Newark, OH 43055

Licking Co. Health Department – Immunization, birth certificate, special education, bed bugs, information, free radon test kits,  Bureau of medical handicaps health insurance, child safety seats (Kiwanis) contact Ashley See at (740) 349-6514 or
675 Price Rd, Newark, OH 43055

Licking Co. Healthy Homes Coalition – Flyer Keeping homes in Licking County healthy
Newark, OH

Licking Memorial Dental Clinic – One day per week clinic for those under 18 only. Located at Wing, Mack & Smith Dental Office. Usually the 3rd Monday call first
Newark, OH
740-344-9155 ext. 101

Licking Memorial Hospital – Wellness classes, physical referral, acute & emergency care. Physician listing located at:
1320 West Main, Newark, OH 43055

Lincare – Oxygen, Registered nurses will work with Medicaid patients who require tube feedings or nutritional supplements to receive their nutrition supplies free
1961 Tamarack Rd, Newark, OH 43055

Livestrong Benefits of outdoor play
Santa Monica, CA

Look Up Center/Opportunity Store – Non-profit Christian-based  Community Outreach Center, Dental care, Furniture and other needs store, Free dinner by reservation only (Monday 5:30 pm), After school care, Basic life skills training
Newark, OH

M.C. Mobility Systems Vehicles to lifts & in home products
Columbus, OH

Medical Institute for Sexual Health – Building connections for families, sexual health information

Medicare – What is Medicare
Baltimore, MD

Nationwide Children’s Hospital – Close to Home, Speech therapy, accept all insurances, medical and mental health care.
75 S. Terrace Ave, Newark, OH or 6435 E. Broad St, Columbus
or 6499 E. Broad St, Ste 140, Columbus (OT and PT)
Or contact Lynn McCasland,  Early Childhood Mental Health Consultant

New Leaf Center – Clinic for special needs children
Mt. Eaton, OH

Newark Fire Department – Fire inspection, free smoke detectors
Newark, OH

Obama Care – Navigate information about Obama care. Official Marketplace for Insurance

Ohio Amblyope Registry – Help for supplies and therapy for Lazy Eye
Children’s Hospital Columbus, OH

Ohio Benefit Bank – Database of resources

Ohio Benefits Self Service Awareness Toolkit – Resources for those applying for Medicaid
Columbus, OH

Ohio Board of Psychology – Use this web site to verify psychologist licensure
Columbus, OH

Ohio Department of Health – Dental financing program in partnership with Ohio Dental Association
Columbus, OH

Ohio Drug Card – United Networks of America (Not a government program)
Baton Rouge, LA

Ohio Health Department – Benefits including assistance and medical, and obtain your birth record

Ohio HIV/AIDS/STD Hotline – Free, anonymous and confidential answers to your questions and concerns
Columbus, OH

Ohio Medicaid Program – Provider Search
Newark, OH

Ohio’s Best Rx – Prescription discount program
Twinsburg, OH

Partnership for Prescription Assistance – Prescription discount program provided by pharma-research companies

Pathways of Central Ohio – Old Prescription Disposal Program

Pfizer  – Information and discounts for Pfizer products

Rehab Mart– Leading provider of medical supplies, rehabilitation products and healthcare technologies. Rehab Mart has helped over 350,000 customers since 1998, supplying them with items such as patient lifts, wheelchair cushions and bathtub lifts. Rehab Mart also has a scholarship fund for students with disabilities or special needs, plus an informational blog with numerous resources.

Respite Benefits – Ohio Medicaid program, respite care coverage
Maumee, OH

Shire US Inc. – Information on stimulant use for ADHD

Sounds Good Ohio Joanne Snow – Auditory integration training. This is a 2-week intensive program, 2 sessions daily (sessions must be at least 3 hours apart).   She has an education background and credentials, & was trained to implement this program with children and adults with depression, traumatic brain injury, autism, etc.   She became a waiver provider in 2015.
300 W. Vine St. Mt. Vernon, OH

St. Vincent DePaul Society – Financial assistance, Food Pantry, Emergency shelter, Durable medical equipment
115 – 135 Wilson Street, Newark, OH

Teheran Grotto – We work through clinics and local doctors to care for the dentistry needs of children who suffer from a wide variety of developmental and physical disabilities
Newark, OH

The Dental Group – Great for western Licking Co. option. They accept Medicaid, Medicare, and all plan D.
Columbus, OH

Tools for the Primary Care of People with Developmental Disabilities – Toolkit to help physicians communicate with and care persons with DD
Nashville, TN

Uncompensated Care Program – Program of services and providers paid by community support and hospital care assurance program
Newark, OH

UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation – After insurance pays/denies claim, balance can be submitted for payment directly to provider
MN017-W400, PO Box 41, Minneapolis, MN 55440-0041


Alvis House – Re-entry program providing counseling, housing, family focused support
Columbus, OH

American Red Cross – Emergency housing, food, clothing, and first aid in response to disasters
143 S. 30th Street, Newark, OH, 43055

Caregiver Homes – Provide care in your home for a relative or non-relative
Columbus, OH

Community Living Experiences (CLE) – Supported living
Newark, OH

Hattie Larlham – Medical, residential, recreational and work training services to children and adults with developmental disabilities
Akron, OH

LEADS Community Action – Food, shelter, clothing, energy bill assistance, home weatherization
159 Wilson Ave, Newark, OH 43055

Licking Co. Coalition for Housing – Housing Assistance
23 S Park Pl Suite 200 PO Box 613 Newark, OH 43055

Licking Co. Fair Housing – Housing Discrimination Investigation, Tenant/Landlord Counseling, Education / Information
Newark, OH

Licking Metropolitan Housing Authority – Section 8 Housing METRO Voucher Information. METRO Income Limit: $24,500.00 per year or less to receive a voucher. 1 bedroom apartment cap; $558.00 per month …including rent and utilities. 2 bedroom apartment cap; $726.00 per month …including rent and utilities
85 West Church Street, Newark, OH

Ohio Housing Finance Agnecy – Affordable housing opportunities for Ohioans from rental assistance to home ownership. OHFA provides access to financial resources
57 E Main Street, Newark, OH  43055

Ohio Housing Locator – Using this web site to search for housing and contact information

Information and Parental Support

Alberta Health Services – Sexuality Guide for Parent

BBBS of Licking and Perry Counties “Mentors for single parent families.
62 West Locust Street Newark, OH 43055

Building Piece of Mind American Academy of Pediatrics – English and Spanish guide to educating parents on raising safe, happy children

Cap4Kids – A free website connecting youth and families with resources in the community.  When users select a need, a Parent Handout can be produced. These handouts are the backbone of the project. Within each handout is a description of helpful social service agencies, addresses and phone numbers. The handouts can be easily printed by clicking on the handout and choosing print from your web browser. Care providers can print these parent handouts and give them to the families in need of a particular service.
Nationwide Children’s Hospital; 700 Children’s Drive; Columbus, OH  43205

Casey Family Programs – Safety and Success of Children and Families
Seattle, WA

Disability Scoop Primary source for disability information

Early Childhood Ohio – Information for Parents from Ohio Government including JFS
Newark, OH

Estate Planning – Attorneys who Specialize in Writing Special Needs Trusts
Derek Graham, 35 N. Fourth St., Columbus, OH  43215, 614-716-0507;
David Zwyer, 614-224-7193
Michael D. Juhola, 867 High St., Suite B, Worthington, OH  43085
AlerStallings LLC, 974 N. 21st Street, Suite C-1, Newark, OH  43055, 740-204-2444

Family Centered Service Supports – Mission and funding for CFFC and FCFC
Newark, OH

Family Support Services – Information and forms needed to apply and gain re-imbursement
Newark, OH

Family Voices – Family Voices provides families tools to make informed decisions, advocates for improved public and private policies, builds partnerships among professionals and families, and serves as a trusted resource on health care Click here for a listing of resources
Columbus, OH

Granville GAPS – Advocacy, resources for parents
Granville, OH

Help Me Grow – Help Me Grow is Ohio’s Birth to Three System which offers the following two voluntary programs: Help Me Grow Early Intervention & In home visits.
116 N 22nd Street, Newark, OH

Hope United Methodist ChurchBaby Pantry Third Saturday of month, 10 – Noon
83 E. Columbus St., Canal Winchester, OH 43110

Illinois Department of Human Services – Baby feeding options in Spanish

Licking Co. Board of Elections – Register to vote, absentee voting, notice of elections
Newark, OH

Licking Co. Children & Families First – Strengthening families and improving the local social and human service delivery system by working together and sharing resources
Newark, OH

Licking Co. Family and Children First – Community Support Teaming multisystem support.
74 S. Second Street, Newark, OH  43055

National Domestic Violence Hotline – Definition of abuse and where to get help
Austin, TX

Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections Victims Services – Register online for notifications of an information regarding and inmate
Columbus, OH

Ohio Here to Help – Web site to help find resources
Columbus, OH

Ohio Latino Affairs Commission – Information and events supporting the Latino community

OHIOAirs – A private, non-profit membership organization dedicated to ensuring quality information and referral (I&R) services throughout Ohio
Columbus, OH

Ounce of Prevention American Academy of Pediatrics – English and Spanish guide to educating children against obesity.

Parent Child Interaction Therapy – An evidence-based practice used to treat children ages 2-6 years old.

Parent Mentor Program P.A.C.E. – Parent Mentor Program
Newark, OH

Parent’s Guide to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement – Ohio Department of Education, special education. Spanish and other, multiple languages
Columbus, OH

Pathways of Central Ohio – Incredible Years program: This twelve session workshop is for parents who have toddlers 1 – 3 years of age. Topics include: Child Directed Play, Language Skills Coaching, Social and Emotional Coaching, Praising and Encouraging, Handling Separations and Reunions, Using Incentives , Setting Limits and Handling Misbehavior
Newark, OH
Linda Sandin 740 345 6166 x 205 Program Director,
Heather Hickman 740 345 6166 x 230 or

Positively Autism – For parents, teachers or anyone who works with those on the spectrum

Prader-Willi Syndrome Assoc. of Ohio – Providing information on Prader-Willi Syndrome
Parma, OH

Provider Search – DoDD’s provider listing
Columbus, OH

Reach out and Read – Reach Out and Read is an evidence-based nonprofit organization of medical providers who promote early literacy and school readiness in pediatric exam rooms nationwide by integrating children’s books and advice to parents about the importance of reading aloud into well-child visits.
Boston, MD

Reading Aloud – Research on reading aloud by the American Academy of Pediatrics

Red Treehouse – Online resource promoting and supporting the physical, emotional, intellectual and social development of children and young adults, prenatal-25
Cleveland, OH x1126

Reputation – Protecting what teenagers do and see online
Redwood City, CA

Searching the Web – Tips on searching the Internet for health information
Akron, OH

Shaken Baby Syndrome – Flyer and fact sheet in Spanish

Talking to Teens about Sexting – A guide to help parents talk about sexting
Elk Grove Village, IL

Teen Lures Prevention – Tips for parents on how to keep teens safe on the Internet
Shelburne, VT

The Low Down on Sexting – Everything you wanted to know about sexting, but were afraid to ask
Oakland, CA

United Way of Licking County – Information and referrals for United Way funded agencies
50 S Second Street, 2nd Flr, PO Box 4490, Newark, OH

Verterans Affiars (Department of) – VA administers a variety of benefits and services that provide financial and other forms of assistance to Service members, Veterans, their dependents and survivors
Washington, DC

Veterans Online Request for DD214Military records requests
College Park, MD
1-314-801-0800 (Emergency Only)

Vitalchek – Brith, death, marriage and divorce records

Voter’s with Disabilities – Disability rights for voting
Columbus, OH

Watch me Thrive – To encourage healthy child development, universal developmental and behavioral screening for children, and support for the families and providers who care for them.
Washington, DC

What Does It Mean To Be Parents? – Guide for Spanish speaking parents searching for help on parenting

Women’s Health – Breast feeding instructions and information Also in Spanish, Chinese and American Indian or Native American publications

Zero to Three – Learning and development information and activities. Also in Spanish
Washington, DC

Mental Health and Support Groups

Access Ohio Mental Health – State-of-the-Art, Scientifically-Based Mental Health Diagnostic Services; Psychiatric Services provided by Board Certified Physicians, Medication Management, Psychotherapy, Individual & Group Therapy, Individualized Community Support Services, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Columbus, OH

Akashi Azaria, Ph.D. – Psychological Services Provider
Granville, OH

Alan “Gary” White, Ph.D. – Psychological Services Provider referrer
Newark, OH

Alcoolics Anonymous – Addiciton recovery group
Newark, OH

Amigo Family Counseling – Specializing in Autism, Offering Child, Adolescent, Adult Mental Health Services
Columbus, OH
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Behavioral Health Care Center – Individual, family & group counseling and case management
8402 Blackjack Rd, Mt. Vernon, OH 43050

Behavioral Science Specialists, LLC – Behavioral Health Assessment, Treatment, & Consultation, Contract Psychological Services, Contract Medical Services, Medical & Psychological Disability Determination, Guardianship Assessment, Forensic Psychological Consultation, Assessment & Treatment of Autism, Spectrum/Developmental Disorders, Diagnosis & Treatment of Psychoeducational Disorders, Diagnosis & Treatment of Childhood Disorders, Behavioral Support Services, Behavioral Plans & Evaluation, Individual, Couple & Family Counseling, Education & Training, Research & Program Evaluation
Columbus, OH

Catholic Social Services – Payee services, Counseling, Violence and Abuse Prevention Program, Post adoption Services, Pathways to Hope, HOME Choice
Zanesville, OH

Cecil Miller, Ph.D., Psychological Consultants – Psychological Services Provider
Newark, OH

Childrens Disabilities – This section of this web site offers updated list of support groups. Articles and information for parents as well

Christopher C. Fiumera, Ph.D. – Psychological Services Provider
Mt. Vernon, OH

Down Syndrome Association of Central Ohio – Support groups, education and advocacy. Click on this link to open the referral form.
Columbus, OH

Dual Diagnosis – Research for those working in DD and mental health
Columbus, OH

Gamblers Anonymous – Information and support for gambling addiction
Columbus, OH

Jeff Christiansen, Psy.D. – Psychological Services Provider
Newark, OH

Kevin J. Edwards, Ph.D. – Psychological Services Provider
Thornville, OH

Licking Alcoholism Prevention Program (LAPP) – Provider of alcohol and drug-related treatment services
Newark, OH

Marci McCauley, PH.D. – Psychological Services Provider
Granville, OH

Mental Health America of Licking County – Promotes good mental health and wellness and to achieve victory over mental illness. Autism support group, 2nd Wed of month, 5 – 7 pm.
Newark, OH

Mental Health and Recovery of Knox and Licking County – Use Recovery and Resiliency Methodology to enhance the quality of life for individuals and families, and to diminish the problems caused by alcoholism, drug addiction and mental illness for the residents of Licking and Knox Counties
1435-B W Main Street, Newark, OH 43055

Mid-Ohio Psychological Services – Psychological Services Provider
Newark, OH

Mobile Urgent Treatment Team MUTT – Kids in crisis from MHR
Newark, OH

Moundbuilders Guidance Center – Providing innovative, effective and efficient community based mental health services
Newark, OH

National Alliance on Mental Illness – America’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to improving the lives of individuals and families affected by mental illness.
Mt. Vernon, OH

National Youth Advocate Program – Foster Care and other referrals, Therapeutic and Family Foster Care, community-based mental health services, sexual-offender treatment services for youth, , intensive, in-home based program for adolescents with histories of aggressive, defiant, or violent behavior served by the child welfare and juvenile justice systems, Care Management, respite care, emergency housing, parent education program
Newark, OH

New Horizons Mental Health – Diagnostic, Psychiatric, Therapy.
Locations in Lancaster and Pickerington

Newark-Granville Psychological Services – Psychological Services Provider
Granville, OH

Ohio Mental Health & Recovery Services – Promoting wellness and recovery. Find toolkits under initiatives, Grow power packets under prevention
Columbus, OH

Park Rehab – OT, PT, and Speech Therapy Accepts self-pay for private patients. Otherwise, they contract with home health agencies to provide OT/PT in home. Home health agency would bill insurance.
14196 National Rd., SW Reynoldsburg, OH 43068

Pathways of Central Ohio – 2*1*1 Referral form available to Service Coordinator in SharePoint under resources

Psychological Consultants – Psychological Services Provider,  Bill McFerren, Ed.D., and Cecil Miller, Ph.D.
Newark, OH

Shepherd Hill – Chemical dependency in-patient treatment facility
Newark, OH

Sherry L Kraner, Esq. – Youth and Family Behavioral Health Campus. Also referred to as Kraner Behavioral Health the program has evolved from an organization well-known since its establishment in 1969; Spencer Half-Way House, Inc. and The Courage House Women’s Recovery.
Newark, OH

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services – Referral Information National Information for finding help with substance abuse
Rockville, MD

Suicide Prevention Lifeline – National Crisis Hotline
Franklin County, OH

The Main Place – Mental Health Recovery Center
112 South Third Street, Newark, Ohio 43055

The Woodlands’ – Family counseling, New Beginning Shelter, Aids Taskforce is located here
Newark, OH

Timothy McNeish, Ph.D. – Psychological Services Provider
Granville, OH

Viaquest – Home health, hospice, nursing service, psychiatric & behavioral solutions, telepsychiatry. Referral form available to Service Coordinator on SharePoint under Resources
Dublin, OH

Providers and Care

Action for Children – Resource listing childcare and early learning for children 1-855-302-4453 Columbus, OH

All R Friends – Computer skills, Soft skills, Job skills, Literacy, Book club, Conflict mgt., Menu planning 1.614.357.1414 Delaware, Dublin, Westerville, Gahanna, Upper Arlington

Alpha Group – Focus on Transition, Soft Skills, Technology, Recreation Art 1.740.368.5810 Ext 120 Lewis Center, OH

Beautiful Sparkling Hands – Provider Agency with services beginning at age 7 and above. Owned by Jacqueline Abbington 1-614 634-4208  147 Spring Flower way, patasakla, OH 43062

Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation Services – Providing information and support to facilitate working 1-800-645-1094 601 Underwood Street Suite C Zanesville, OH  43701

Center of Vocational Alternatives (COVA) – MH and Recovery Job Readiness, Employment, and Computer Classes, (Age 14 through Adult) 1-614-294-7117 Columbus, OH


Food for Good Thought – We specialize in individuals with autism and are able to offer positions within our gluten free bakery if the individual is in need of employment with ongoing supports.In additional to our Supported Employment, we offer services geared towards competitive and community employment. These services include:Community Based Assessments, where individuals are assessed in a work environment; Career Exploration, where consumers are able to explore a number of different career choices through informational interviews; Job Development, where we build resumes, complete mock interviews and applications and help individuals navigate the job searching process; and Job Coaching, where we will work beside the individual to ensure they adapt to their new position as easily as possible. Additional services: Customized Employment, Work Adjustment and Travel Training. 1.614.447.0424 Columbus, OH

Healthy Connections – Day Services, Summer Camp 1-614-252-4941 Columbus, OH

Lettuce Work – Employment, Autism 1-614-204-1620 New Albany, OH

Licking/Knox GoodwillTraining and employment, clothing
1-740-345-9861 Newark, OH

Life BuildersDay hab, Business Education Learning Liaison (BELL)
1.614.305.5156 Westerville, OH

National Veterans TrainingVeterans secure quality, long-term employment
1-800-331-0562 Denver, CO

National Youth Advocate ProgramFoster Care and other referrals, Therapeutic and Family Foster Care, community-based mental health services, sexual-offender treatment services for youth, , intensive, in-home based program for adolescents with histories of aggressive, defiant, or violent behavior served by the child welfare and juvenile justice systems, Care Management, respite care, emergency housing, parent education program
1-740-349-7511 Newark, OH

Ohio Means JobsJob Search Web Site and local office
1-740-670-8700 Newark, OH

Ohio Small Business Development CenterApply for assistance in starting you own business
1-800-848-1300 Columbus, OH


Allies & AdvocatesSupport and resource group for family and friends of persons living with disabilities.
1-740-587-0200 119 W. Broadway, Granville, OH  43023

Children’s Advocacy ProjectPet Therapy, events  and other resources
Columbus, OH

Deaf World Against Violence Everywhere DWAVECommunity, legal and SS Advocacy for survivors of sexual or relationship violence. Partnership with SARNCO for 24 Emergency room advocacy. Education & outreach. Volunteer training.
1-614-678-5476 Address: PO Box 1286 Worthington, OH 43085

Disability Rights OhioRights Protection and Assistance, Articles on assistive technology 
1-614-466-7264 or 1-800-282-9181  Columbus, OH

Licking Co. NAACP Branch Unit #3210National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, the oldest and largest Civil Rights organization in the United States
1-740-345-6400 Address: P.O. BOX 4773. Newark, OH 43055

Ohio SIBS, OSU Nisonger Center Special Initiative of Brothers and Sisters who have a Sibling with DD
1-855-742-7669 Columbus, OH

RAINNHelp and information for those effected by rape, abuse and incest.
1-800-656-4673 Washington, DC

The Arc of OhioA statewide membership association made up of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, their families, friends, interested citizens and professionals in the disability field.

1-614-487-4720 Columbus, OH


Speech, Hearing and Vision

Hearing Aid Assistance Program – Ohio funding for children under age 21
Columbus, OH

Licking County Center for the Visually Impaired – Hours are 8 – Noon and 1 – 3, after they verify eligibility, they will make the appointment. Assits with low-income, visually impared obtaining eye exams and glasses
67 N 5th Street, Newark, OH 43055

Regional Infant Hearing Program (RIHP) – Contact informaiton

Stacy Grossman – Private speech and language pathologist

Zenni Optical – Glasses, cheap

Barb Lechner, Ph. D – Speech, can do in-home visits. Does not accept insurance. Will fill out paper work needed.
123 Shepardson Ct. Granville, OH

Catherine BujakSpeech Therapy. Not taking insurance. Will give receipt so family can submit to insurance or HSA. Small independent practice-part time, works mostly with kids. “Office” is her house.
313 Brittany Ct, Granville, Ohio 43023

Cornerstone Speech Therapy – Therapy/ Classes and Summer Therapy. Speech Therapy. Home and office options
1375 Cherry Way Gahanna, Ohio

Deaf Services Center Interpreter – Community Resources and Interpreting Services
Columbus, OH

Gillespie, Jill – Interpreter for the deaf, sign language
Newark, OH

Sheline’s Contract Interpreting – ASL Interpreters. Serves Newark area.
Lancaster, OH

Summer Camps

Army National Guard – Family Camps and Events

Camp Blue SkiesSummer Camp, 5-day, 4-night camps for individuals over 21 with cognitive and developmental disabilities
Ashley, OH

Camp Echoing Hills – Camp and respite weekends
Warsaw, OH

Camp O’Bannon – One to two week camps for referred children in need of guidance. The camp is free to all referred, not on financial status. Ask your child’s teacher to refer your child (or call the camp for further instructions).
Newark, OH

Central Ohio Diabetes Association – Diabetes Youth Camp, education and events,  (Age 3 – 18)
Lockbourn, OH
1-800-422-7946 or 614-884-4400

Columbus Parks & Recreation – Therapeutic Recreation Day Camp
Columbus, OH

Columbus Zoo – Summer Camps, (Age 3 – Grade 7)
Powell, OH

Easter Seals – Employment, benefits, early childhood, after school programs, summer day camp, adult day programs, in-home services, verteran & military
3830 Trueman Ct., Hilliard, OH 43026

Educational Service Center Region 11Summer Resources
Licking & Surrounding Counties

Epilepsy Foundation – Camps for Champs,  Age 4 – 12
Centerburg, OH

Flying Horse FarmsCamp, Age 8 – 15
Mt. Gilead, OH

Haughland Learning Center – Autism and Asperger’s Concentrated Academics, (K – Grade 12)
Columbus, OH

Jewish Community Center – Camp Ayre, (Age 5 – 22)
Columbus, OH

Lutheran Outdoor Ministries of Ohio – Summer Camps & Grandparent Camp
Various Locations Ohio

National Kidney Foundation – Kidney Camp
Brookston, IN

Ohio Hispanic Coalition – Summer Day Camp & Bilingual Classes

Ohio Historical Society – Blast for the Past Summer Day Camp

OSU Student Life Recreational Sports – Camp Recky, (Completed K – Grade 8)
Columbus, OH

Recreation Unlimited – Recreation Unlimited
Ashley, OH

Step by Step – Summer Programs Designed for People with ID/DD, Adult day program
Worthington, OH

Summer Buddy Camp – Children’s Hospital Buddy Camp, Autism
Westville, OH

Tech Corps – Day Camp, Grade 3 – 6
Columbus, OH


Bureau of Motor Vehicles – Licking County Locations, Drivers license and auto tags

COTA Bus Service – Columbus transit system
Columbus, OH

Fun Bus – Handicapped tx in Lancaster area. Tours throughout the year to multiple destinations
2141 Commerce St. Lancaster, OH 43130

Go Bus – $5.00 one way rides connecting rural areas to major cities in Ohio, WV and Il
Newark, OH

Good Samaritan Home Health Care – Residential, day hab, transportation, and employment training
Reynoldsburg, OH

Greyhound Bus – Cross country or cross state transportation
Newark, OH

Licking Co. Transit Authority – Rides program
745 E Main St, Newark, OH 43055

On the Go Support Services – Non-medical transportation. Experienced in driving those with DD. Deanna Sanko and her husband do the driving. Cheree Nelson has worked with them. Crosses county lines