COOPER ROAD CAMPUS
6000 Cooper Road, Westerville, OH
SAWMILL CAMPUS
4140 Tuller Road Dublin, OH
LANE AVENUE CAMPUS
2201 Fred Taylor Drive, Columbus, OH
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6000 Cooper Road, Westerville, OH
EAST CAMPUS
333 Jericho Road, Pickerington, OH
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Community Outreach

A Guide to Finding Local Help in the Columbus Area

This booklet is our Columbus area social services resource for referrals and is compiled from gathered online and print materials. It is not to be taken as complete or always up to date. Booklet was updated June 2016. Please call agency to verify information before visiting.  

Affiliates

Affiliates are those organizations we would like to recommend for volunteer opportunities. Even though we do not work directly with them, we wholeheartedly support participation in their outreach projects:

Faith Mission
315 E. Long Street 614-224-6617
Central intake facility for homeless. Volunteer in various areas.
Contact: Julian Simmons, jsimmons@Issco.org or 614-224-6617, ext. 2171

Furniture Bank of Central Ohio 
118 South Yale, Columbus
To volunteer contact: volunteer@furniturebankCOH.org or call 614.272.9544, x212.

Habitat for Humanity  
3140 Westerville Rd., Columbus, 614.414.0427
Matt Kreiner, Volunteer Resource Coordinator, MKriener@habitatcolumbus.org 

Mid Ohio Foodbank 

3960 Brookham Dr., Grove City, 614.274.7770

YMCA Family Center
900 Harvey Court, Columbus, 43219
Housing for homeless families.
Jessica Witchman, Volunteer Manager, 614-253-3916.

Book Recommendations

These are not necessarily endorsed by Vineyard Columbus or Community Outreach but offered as books which might stimulate reflection and discussion.

A Hole in Our Gospel, Richard Sterns

When Helping Hurts: Alleviating Poverty without Hurting the Poor…and Ourselves, Steve Corbett, Brian Fikkert

Crazy Enough To Care: Changing Your World Through Compassion, Justice and Racial Reconciliation, Alvin C. Bibbs, Sr.

Mercy Rising: Simple Ways to Practice Justice and Compassion, Amber Robinson

Compassion, Justice and the Christian Life: Rethinking Ministry to the Poor, Robert D. Lupton

Everyday Justice: The Global Impact of Our Daily Choices, Julie Clawson

Fixing the Moral Deficit, Ron Sider, www.EvangelicalsforSocialAction.org

Social Justice Handbook:Small Steps for a Better World, Mae Elise Cannon

Homeless Resource E-Guide

This HandsOn Central Ohio resource e-guide for food and resources for the homeless can be found here.

Homeless Hotline Sheet

KidSMILES Pediatric Dental Clinic

Dental Clinic for children of families who fall below 250 percent of the federal poverty threshold or $57,625 for a family of four. Patients pay $10 for routine cleanings, filings and other dental work that does not require general anesthesia. Located on Bethel Road. Hours vary. Call 614.458.1711 for more info and to schedule apppointments.

Mapping Ohio’s Compassion Online Web Resource

This statewide map allows users to explore over 12,000 nonprofit social services/community development organizations in Ohio that help with various needs. You can access private and public resources. To interact with the map, go to ohiocompassionmap.org.

The Charitable Pharmacy

200 East Livingston Avenue, Columbus, 43215. 614.227.0301.

The Charitable Pharmacy's primary mission is to provide affordable and appropriate pharmacy services* and coordinate access to health care for people who are vulnerable** in our community. *Pharmacy Services: Medicines and necessary services to ensure optimum clinical outcomes. **Vulnerable: Those living at or below 200% of the Federal Povery Level who are uninsured or underinsured for prescription medications.

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