OLD Community Resources

General Resources 2017-2018
Anna Louise Inn/Housing
2401 Reading Rd.
Safe and affordable housing for single women.
Metropolitan Housing Authority
1635 Western Ave.   45214

Housing Choice Voucher/Section 8

Provides quality, affordable rental housing opportunities for individuals and families throughout the county. The agency operates or administers three separate programs. Asset Management consists of 5,309 units owned and managed by CMHA. The Housing Choice Voucher formerly Section 8 that can administer Housing Assistance Payments for 11,338 households and operates 274 units of other Affordable Rental Housing. CMHA also provides various additional programs through its Resident Services unit that are designed to empower community residents and encourage self-sufficiency such as the M.O.V.E. program which assists residents in achieving economic self-sufficiency and the Family Self-Sufficiency program which provides supportive services that help residents with meeting personal goals of employment, education, savings and homeownership.
Salvation Army
114 E. Central Parkway   45202
Children & Family Services Include:
Christmas Assistance, Emergency Assistance, Housing & Homeless Services, Sunday Lunch Program, Youth Camps & Recreation, Youth Services, Worship Opportunities
Bethany House Services
1841 Fairmount Ave.   45214
Bethany House Services (BHS) provides housing, education and assistance to homeless families in the Greater Cincinnati area, including Northern Kentucky and Southeastern Indiana. Holistic services – including emergency shelter, housing,  comprehensive case management, post shelter support,   and permanent affordable rental housing – address a family’s current needs and seek to prevent repeat episodes of homelessness.
St. Vincent DePaul Society
1125 Bank West End   45246
Provides spiritual, emotional and material assistance on a person-to-person basis at area Outreach Centers and through 59 neighborhood Conferences located at Catholic Churches throughout the community.  If you live in a St. Vincent de Paul Conference area, all assistance other than pharmacy assistance must go through the Conference.
Light House Youth Services
401 E McMillian St, Cincinnati, OH  45206
Lighthouse Youth Services provides transitional housing and resources for homeless young adults 18-24 including; including emergency shelter, street outreach and a safe place to come off the streets and get basic need items. The agency also provides foster car,  adoption, and outpatient mental health services as well as services for babies and toddlers, services for youth in Crisis ages 10-17, life skills and housing options for young adults 17-24 and operates the Lighthouse Community School.
Free Store Food Bank
112 East Liberty St.  Cincinnati, OH 45202
The Customer Care Center provides emergency food as well as essential supportive services including emergency clothing, housing/rent assistance, financial management, public benefits and healthcare enrollments, transportation assistance and referrals for employment, housing/shelter, legal services, medical care, mental and physical health assistance to help families recover from crisis and find stability The Benefits Outreach Program helps those eligible apply for Medicaid and SNAP (formerly Food Stamps).   The Social Services Department provides food, health and hygiene products, infant care products, household items, transportation assistance, birth certificate and ID replacement and summer fans. Tax Assistance provides free assistance during tax season to those whose household income is less than 95,000 jointly or 65,000 if filing single.
Job and Family Service
222 East Central Parkway
Cincinnati, OH  45202
Hamilton County Job and Family Services administers state, federal and local programs designed to help those in need and help families work toward self-sufficiency.  Services include; local child protection, adult protection, Elder Protection, Child Care-Caretakers (Parents), Child Care-Providers,  child support enforcement, workforce development, job placement, cash assistance, food assistance and medical assistance.
Women Infants and Children (WIC)
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It is a special supplemental nutrition program for women who are pregnant, breastfeeding or postpartum. WIC also helps women who have children under age 5.
WIC provides:
  • Nutrition education and counseling
  • Breastfeeding support
  • Nutritious foods such as milk, fruit juices, eggs, cereals, fruits & vegetables, whole grain foods and peanut butter or beans
  • Infant formula can also be provided if needed as a supplement to breastfeeding or if breastfeeding is not an option.

Hispanic Family Resources
Su Casa
7036 Fairpark Ave.  45216
Provides an array of services in order to fulfill the needs of the Hispanic/Latino community in the Tri-State area while supporting efforts toward self-sufficiency and to become the place where Hispanic/Latino individuals connect with their culture and develop strategies to live healthy and fulfilled lives in the U.S.  Services include; children & Youth, Community Building, Education, Health, Homelessness and Housing, Human Rights and Civil Liberties, Immigration, Job Training/Workplace Issues, Legal Assistance, Men’s Issues, Poverty and Hunger and Women’s Issues.

National Alliance for Hispanic Health  Helpline

National Alliance for Hispanic Health Vive tu vida! Get Up! Get Moving!

National Alliance for Hispanic Health Merck Ciencia (Science) Hispanic Scholars Program
1501 15th Street,
Washington D.C.
Su Familia (Your Family), offers Hispanic consumers free reliable and confidential health information in Spanish and English and helps navigate callers through the health system. Nationwide resources and local referral services are provided depending on the need of the caller. Staffed by bilingual health promotion advisors the helpline provides basic information on a wide range of health topics. Using zip code information to search an up-to-date database of over 10,000 providers, Health Promotion Advisors (HPAs) are able to refer consumers to health care facilities in their community.  Materials are available on a wide array of health topics, including: infant mortality; cancer and cancer treatment; cardiovascular disease; child and adult immunizations; diabetes; HIV/AIDS; Parkinson's disease, hypertension, MRSA, autism, and mental health issues.

Get Up! Get Moving! is the nation’s largest annual event series promoting healthy lifestyles in Hispanic communities. The focus is on making movement a part of our daily lives for people of all ages and all sizes. Activities emphasize the importance of being active, supporting families, and building community.

A partnership with the Merck Company Foundation to prepare the nation's next generation of scientific talent. Ciencia awards scholarship/internships up to $42,500 to each student. In an innovative partnership agreement with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Ciencia Scholars are eligible to work in FDA labs as summer interns and FDA scientists serve as mentors to students in the Alliance network. By preparing leaders both in their community and fields of study, Ciencia is securing a brighter future not only for these students, but also for our nation and world.
Ohio Means Jobs
Formerly Super Jobs
1916 Central Pkwy      45214
Provides free educational workshops, career coaching, job leads, job search assistance, and transportation services as well as  hiring events and training that offers opportunities for residents including dislocated workers, veterans and their families to connect directly with employers work.

CHCCAA Pregnant Moms/ECS
1740 Langdon Farm Rd.    45237
Early Head Start supports pregnant moms with: Prenatal education, Nutrition counseling, Personal home visits, Childbirth education, Information about growth, development & health, Breast-feeding education, Newborn care classes, Parenting classes, Fatherhood education, Fun activities like baby shower bingo, infant massage and more.
Healthy Beginnings Prenatal Care
47 E. Hollister St.  Suite #202

4898 Guerley Rd.

1608 Sundale Rd.



Provides ultra-sounds and pre-natal care.
Pregnancy Help Center-West
4900 Glenway Ave.   45242
The Pregnancy Center West is an outreach ministry committed to helping women who find themselves in an unplanned pregnancy.  Services include: free and confidential pregnancy tests and educational services regarding fetal development and alternatives to abortion, sexually transmitted diseases and  guidance on lifestyle and relationship choices, adoption information and referrals, housing information and referrals, health care, material assistance, parenting classes, post-abortion grief recovery, and peer support.
Pediatric Primary Care (PPC)
3430 Burnet Ave

Primary Care Center (PPCC) offers primary pediatric care for children from birth through adolescence, whether your child is sick, needs shots or just a check-up.
UC Health Women’s Center
3130 Highland Ave, Fl#1
Provides the following services: maternity, high-risk pregnancy, breastfeeding support, neonatal intensive care, postpartum care, perinatal treatment, childbirth education, friends of Tiny Hearts, Centering Pregnancy, and emergency care.
Life Forward, Pregnancy Care of Cincinnati
2415 Auburn Ave
Provides confidential services at no charge that include: consultation on options, pregnancy testing, 3D/4D Ultrasounds, and referrals to community services, education and support.
Beech Acres Parenting Center
6881 Beech Mont Ave.   45230
513- 231-6630
Provides families with parenting programs, services, and expert resources for every stage of life including classes and networks and foster care parents.
Big Brothers Big Sisters
2400 Reading Rd.   45202
Provides mentoring services; making meaningful, matches between adult volunteers (“Bigs”) and children (“Littles”), ages 6 through 18.

Medical Services
Medical Services
Phone Number
Email addresses
Winton Hills Medical/Health Center
5275 Winneste Ave.    45232
Also provides Dental Services
WinMed/Health Center
1740 Langdon Farm Rd.  45237
Also provides Dental Services
WinMed Health Services-City West
1019 Linn St. 45203
Also provides Dental Services
Lincoln Heights Health Center
1401 Steffen Ave.  45215
Also provides Dental Services
Cross Roads Health Center
5 E. Liberty St.  45202
Crossroads Pediatrics West
2859 Boudinot Ave 45238

Mt Healthy Family Practice
8146 Hamilton Ave.  45231
Elm Street Health Center
1525 Elm St.  45202
Pediatric Primary Care at Children’s Hospital
3333 Burnet Ave.  45229
Hughes STEM School-Based Health Center
2515 Clifton Ave 45219
Rockdale Academy School-Based Health Center
335 Rockdale Ave 45229
South Avondale School-Based Health Center
363 Prospect Place 45229
Millvale at Hopple Health Center
2750 Beekman St.   45225
Also provides Dental Services
Northside Health Center
3917 Spring Grove Ave.  45223
Price Hill Health Center
2136 West 8th St.   45204
Walnut Street Health Center
1005 Walnut Street
Braxton F. Cann Memorial Health Center
5818 Madison Rd.   45227
Hamilton County Public Health Immunization Clinic
184 E McMillan St
Provides free or low cost immunizations on the 2nd, 3rd, & 5th Mondays of each month 12:30-3:30
Call to Schedule Appointment
Hamilton County Public Health Immunization Clinic
Sharonville Fire Dept.
11637 Chester Rd 45246
Provides free or low cost immunizations on the 1st & 3rd Wednesdays of each month 9:00-12:00
Call to Schedule Appointment
Call or visit site to find free eye exams for infants ages 6-12 months at no cost

Dental Resources
Dental Services
Phone Number
Websites and Services Provided
Amazing Smiles
1140 Harrison Avenue 45030
General dentistry for children and adults
Accepts Medicaid
Dr. Dana Bateman
6526 Montgomery 45213
General dentistry for adults and children
Accepts Medicaid
Dr. Hewitt Cooper
1305 Wm Howard Taft Rd. 45206
General dentistry for adults and children
Accepts CareSource Only
Crest Smile Shoppe/CHD
612 Rockdale Ave. 45229
General dentistry for adults and children
Accepts Medicaid
Elm Street Dental Center /CHD
1525 Elm Street 45202
General dentistry for adults and children
Accepts Medicaid
Millvale Health Center/CHD
2750 Beekman Street  45225
General dentistry for adults and children
Accepts Medicaid
Northside Health Center/CHD
3917 Spring Grove Ave. 45223
General dentistry for adults and children
Accepts Medicaid
Lincoln Heights Dental Center
1401 Steffen Ave 45215
General dentistry for adults and children
Accepts Medicaid
Price Hill Dental Center
2136 West 8th Street 45204
General dentistry for adults and children
Accepts Medicaid
Delta Dental Center at Oyler School

2121 Hatmaker St. 45204
General dentistry for children
Accepts Medicaid

McMicken Dental Center
40 East McMicken Ave, 2nd floor 45202
General dentistry for adults and children
Accepts Medicaid
Deaconess Health Check Dental at Western Hill University High School and Dater High School
2146 Ferguson Rd 45238
General dentistry for Children
Accepts Medicaid

Dr. Michael Gordon
3544 Springdale Rd. 45251
General dentistry for children and adults
Accepts Medicaid

Shinkle Dentistry
4760 Red Bank Expy St. 238 45227
General dentistry for children and adults
CareSource, Molina, Ohio Medicaid
Roselawn Family Dental Center
7540 Reading Road 45237
General dentistry for children and adults
Accepts Medicaid
Scott-Larkin Family Dentistry
2200 Auburn Avenue 45219
General dentistry for children and adults
Accepts Medicaid
Springdale Dental Arts
426 Ray Norrish Drive 45246
Cleaning only for Preschool aged Children
Molina, Caresource, Ohio Medicaid
Valley Dental
7125 Reading Road 45237
General dentistry for Adults and Children
Accepts Medicaid
Winton Hills Health Center
5275 Winneste Avenue 45232
General dentistry for children and adults
Accepts Medicaid
WinMed Health Services
1740 Langdon Farm Rd. 45237
General dentistry for children and adults
Accepts Medicaid
WinMed Health Services-City West
1019 Linn St. 45203
General dentistry for children and adults
Accepts Medicaid
Small Smiles
1860 Seymour Rd.  45237
General dentistry for children
Accepts Medicaid
Dental One (In Crossroads Health Center)
5 E. Liberty St.    45202
General dentistry for children and adults
Accepts Medicaid
Children’s Hospital Dental Clinic
3333 Burnet Ave.  45229
General dentistry for children
Accepts Medicaid
Dr. Bronson Dental
4935 Paddock Rd.  45237
General dentistry for Adults and Children
Accepts CareSource
Sweet Tooth Comprehensive Dentistry
2310 Baltimore St.   45225
General dentistry for adults and children
Accepts Medicaid
Cincinnati Dental Care
4535 Montgomery Rd.  45212
General dentistry for adults and children
Accepts Medicaid
Cincinnati Dental Care
2600 Euclid Ave 45219
General dentistry for adults and children
Accepts Medicaid

Mental Health Services
Mental Health Services
Phone Number
Websites and Services Provided
The Arc of Ohio
1335 Dublin Rd Suite 100A Columbus, Ohio 43215
(800) 875-2723
Promotes and protects the rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities by providing advocacy services on a broad range of issues that affect their lives.
Beech Acres Parenting Center
6881 Beechmont Ave.  45230
Beech Acres Parenting Center provides families with parenting programs, services, and expert resources for every stage of life.
Camelot Community Care
7162 Reading Rd.  Ste. 300  45237
Serves children and families experiencing abuse, neglect, behavioral health and substance abuse issues. 
Catholic Charities SW Ohio
7162 Reading Rd. Suite 600 45237
Provides mental health counseling to children, adults, couples, families on a sliding scale.
Central Clinic
311 Albert Sabin Way   45229
Provides mental health services to children, adolescents and their families in a variety of office-based and community settings.
Central Community Health Bd.
532 Maxwell Ave.  45219
Provides mental health and chemical dependency treatment and HIV prevention services to the citizens of the Greater Cincinnati/Hamilton County, Ohio.
Child Focus, Inc.
5555 Cincinnati Batavia Pike 45244
Provides outpatient individual, family and group mental health therapy, diagnostic testing, psychiatric services, partial hospitalization, mental health prevention and support services in schools, mobile crisis, management of a county-wide 24-hour crisis hotline (528-SAVE), parenting education and support, foster care.
The Children’s Home of Cincinnati
5050 Madison Rd.  45227
Provider of education and mental health treatment for children facing significant social, behavioral and learning challenges.
Christ Hospital Behavioral Services
2139 Auburn Ave. 45219
Provides inpatient, partial hospitalization, and intensive outpatient mental health services

Cincinnati & Common Wealth Counseling Services
5936 Glenway Ave.  45238
Provides supportive therapeutic intervention to strengthen family and individual functioning.
Connections A Safe Place
2602 Eden Ave.  45219
Provides support services, and individual and group therapy for victims of sexual abuse.
Crossroad Health Center
5 East Liberty St.
Provides primary health care to children and adults. Crossroad provides a sliding fee scale for patients with no insurance, with a minimum co-pay of $15. Medicaid, Medicare, most commercial insurances and self-pay are accepted. A bilingual staff provides culturally appropriate services to Spanish speaking patients.
Greater Cincinnati Behavioral Health Services
7162 Reading Road 45237
Comprehensive Mental Health, Psychiatric, Addiction, and Related Services.
Health Resource Center
2347 Vine Street 45221
A nurse managed clinic specializing in mental health and substance abuse care for the homeless and indigent of Greater Cincinnati.

Life Point Solutions
3730 Glenway Ave.45205

Offers mental health assessments, counseling, case management, employment assistance, housing assistance, community referrals, payee services, psychiatric evaluations, medication management, and peer support to adults, children, and families.

Mental Health Access Point (MHAP)
311 Albert Sabin Way Cinn.
Centralized access point for services throughout Hamilton County Mental Health system. Screens for psychiatric needs and connects consumers to mental health services.

Mental Health America of SW Ohio
2400 Reading Road Suite 139 45202
The Support Group Clearinghouse maintains listings of known area support groups for people who share similar mental, emotional or physical health care problems.
Nami Southwest Ohio
4055 Executive Park dr. Suite 450 45241
National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness through education, advocacy, and crisis hotlines.
Probate Court
230 East 9th Street 45202
Assists community providers or concerned others in obtaining involuntary psychiatric hospitalization for people who represent a substantial risk of physical harm to themselves or others or for people who are unable to care for their basic needs due to their mental illness.

Psychiatric Emergency Services (PES) Mobile Crisis
Cincinnati 45267
No website
Psychiatric emergency mobile crisis unit trained to respond to mental health emergencies.

Talbert House Crisis Hotline
2600 Victory Pkwy   45206
24-hour telephone support services specializing in suicide prevention, crisis situations, and family violence.
Children’s Law Center, Inc.
1002 Russell Street Covington, Ky. 41011
Non-profit legal service center protecting the rights of children and youth.

Developmental Disability Services
Developmental Disability Services
Phone Number
Websites and Services Provided
Autism Society of Greater Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH 45258
Provides resources, education and supports to children and adults with autism spectrum disorder.
Early Intervention
1520 Madison Road 45206
513- 434-3322
Early Intervention provides supports and services for children under the age of 3 that are suspect of developmental concerns. Provides case management, assessments and screenings, and educational resources.

Help Me Grow
1520 Madison Road 45206
513- 434-3322
Help Me Grow is a voluntary family support home visiting program for pregnant women or new parents.
Children’s Home
5050 Madison Rd, 45227
Provider of education and mental health treatment for children facing significant social, behavioral and learning challenges.
Cincinnati Association for Blind
2045 Gilbert Ave.  45202
Offers comprehensive services for persons with vision loss, from young children to older adults.
Cincinnati Children Hosp. Social Serv.
3333 Burnet Ave. 45229
Vast array of comprehensive health services for children’s medical, psychological/emotional, and developmental well-being.
Disability Rights Ohio
50 West Broad Street Suite 1400
Columbus, OH 43215
(800) 282-9181
Providing disability services; disability associations, disability awareness programs, Disability Rights Groups, elections/election campaigns for adults and disabilities and health conditions, semi-independent living residences for adults with disabilities services
Down Syndrome Association
4623 Wesley Avenue, Suite A
Programs, education and supports for children and adults with Down Syndrome.
Dramakinetics of Cincinnati
4222 Hamilton Avenue
513- 389-1721
Providing classes, community workshops and professional development training programs, to foster self-esteem, friendships, conflict resolution skills, through peer to peer networking within its classes and workshops that are offered to all individuals regardless of ability, also works with home schooled kids
3030 West Fork Road
Provides short term emergency respite services for children with disabilities.
Hamilton County Board of Developmental Disabilities
1520 Madison Road 45206
Provides case management ad behavior support for individuals with developmental disabilities from infant to seniors.

Muscular Dystrophy Association
1080 Nimitzview Dr. #208   45230
Provides supports to individuals diagnosed with Muscular Dystrophy, ALS, and other related muscle-debilitating diseases.
National MS Society
4440 Lake Forest Dr. 45242
Provides supports, advocacy, and education to individuals diagnosed with multiple sclerosis.
Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities
875 Central Avenue (7th Floor Centennial Plaza 3)

State agency that partners with Ohioans with disabilities to achieve quality employment, independence and Social Security disability determination outcomes.
Special Olympics Hamilton County
4790 Red Bank Rd.   45227
Provides year-round sports, training and competition in a variety of sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities.
St. Rita School of the Deaf
1720 Glendale Milford Rd.   45215
A Catholic school whose purpose is to educate infants and students who need special methods of communication in a safe, value-oriented environment.
Universal Transportation System (UTS)
5284 Winton Road
Fairfield, OH 45014
513- 829-1287
Offers transportation services for an array of needs, such as elderly services, non-emergency medical, pupil transportation, transportation for those with disabilities, transit services and corporate shuttles. Also work with local agencies and school districts to meet their transportation needs.
UCP Stepping Stones
2300 Drex Ave. 45212
People with disabilities of all ages and their families come to Stepping Stones year-round for:
  • Fun
  • Friends
  • Learning New Skills
  • Enjoying the outdoors and sports
  • Respite and a caring community
Hamilton County Jobs and Family Services
222 E. Central Parkway 45202
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