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ABUSE NAME ADDRESS CONTACT INFORMATION
All: The Nord Center 6140 South Broadway, Lorain, Ohio (440) 233-7232
Dating Genesis House (Intimate partner domestic violence shelter) PO Box 718 Lorain, Ohio 44052

Crisis hot line: 800-888-6161

Lorain: (440) 244-1853

Elyria: (440) 323-3400

Web: https://www.genesishouseshelter.org/

Emotional

Adult Protective Services (60yrs and older)

Lorain County Department of Jobs and Family Services

42485 North Ridge Rd., Elyria, Ohio 44035 (440)284-4465
Physical Lorain County Board of Mental Health or call 911 (Police) 1173 North Ridge Rd. East, Lorain, Ohio 44055 (440)233-2020
Sexual Rape Crisis Unit at The Nord Center 6140 South Broadway, Lorain, Ohio

24/7 Crisis Hot line 800-888-6161

Nord Center Crisis number (440) 204-4359

Spousal Adult Protective Services 42485 North Ridge Rd., Elyria, Ohio 44035
Lorain County Council on Aging 320 N. Gateway Blvd, 2nd Floor, Elyria, OH (440) 326-4800
Genesis House (Women’s domestic violence shelter) PO Box 718 Lorain, Ohio 44052

Crisis hot line: 800-888-6161

Lorain: (440) 244-1853

Elyria: (440) 323-3400

ADDICTION:
  ALL: Firelands Counseling & Recovery Services 6150 Park Sq., Lorain, Ohio 44053

Main: (440) 984-3882

Crisis and counseling hotline: 800-826-1306

  Catholic Charities 628 Poplar St., Elyria, Ohio 44035 (440) 366-1106
  The LACADA Way 2115 West Park Drive, Lorain, Ohio 44053 (440) 989-4900
Alcohol LACADA (440) 989-4900
Narcotic LACADA (440) 989-4900
Pornography Lorain County Board of Mental Health

1173 North Ridge Rd. East, Lorain, Oh 44055

 

Crisis hotline: 800-888-6161

Non-Emergency: (440) 240-7025

Sexual Lorain County Board of Mental Health See above
ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE:
Alzheimer’s Association 37309 Harvest Dr., Avon, Ohio 44011

(440) 934-7750

(800) 272-3900

Alzheimer’s Care Services (Visiting Angels: non-medical home care) 6145 Park Square Drive #4, Lorain, Ohio 44053 (440) 988-3004
AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER:
 

Connecting For Kids

Parent Support Groups

PO Box 45372 Westlake, Ohio 44145 (440) 570-5908
  Murray Ridge Center 1091 Infirmary Rd., Elyria, Ohio 44035 (440) 329-3734
  Achievement Centers for Children 24211 Center Ridge Rd., Westlake, Ohio 44145 (440) 250-2520
  Northeast Ohio Autism Group PO Box 244 Gates Mills, OH 44040 (440) 488-3473
 
BULLYING
  Stop Bullying Stopbullying.gov for resources
 
CAREGIVER FOR PARENTS
  Senior Care in Lorain (Caring.com) Lists 30 Home care services in Lorain county

(855) 863-8283

Caring.com

 
DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES
  Lorain County Board of Developmental Disabilities (Murray Ridge Center) 1091 Infirmary Rd., Elyria, Ohio 44035 (440) 329-3734
  Educational Service Center of Lorain County 1885 Lake Ave, Elyria, Ohio 44035 (440)324-5777

 

 

FOOD AID
  Catholic Charities Choice Food Pantry

203 West 8th Street, Lorain, Ohio 44052

 

(440) 244-9915
  Amherst Church of the Nazarene 210 Cooper Foster Park Rd., Amherst, OH (440) 988-9014
  Lorain County Office on Aging 320 N. Gateway Blvd, Elyria, OH 44035 (440) 326-4800
  Oberlin Community Services 285 South Professor St., Oberlin, OH 44074 (440) 774-6579
 
LEGAL AID
  Legal Aid Society of Cleveland 1223 West 6th Street, Cleveland, Ohio 44113 (888) 817-3777
 

1530 West River Road North, Suite 301, Elyria

 

(888) 817-3777
LOSS OF A LOVED ONE
  Lorain County Board of Mental Health – Grief Resources – Hospice of the Western Reserve’s Lorain County Office

1173 North Ridge Rd. East, Lorain, Oh 44055

 

Non-emergency (440) 240-7025

 

(440) 787-2080

 
LOSS of EMPLOYMENT
  Ohio Means Jobs 42495 N. Ridge Rd. Lorain County (440) 324-5244
 
MARITAL DIFFICULTIES: ALL
  Pathways Counseling and Growth Center 312 Third Street, Elyria, Ohio 44035 (440) 323-5707
  Hope Counseling and Consultation Services 6145 Park Square Drive, Lorain, Oh 44053 (440)723-8198

Counseling

Declaration of Invalidity (aka Annulment)

Separation

Divorce

Fr. David Trask (440) 987.9873
 
MOVING TO A NEW COMMUNITY
  Bellefaire JCB – Helping Families and Children

1865 N. Ridge Road East, Suite D,

Lorain, Ohio 44055

(440) 723-5501
 
MENTAL HEALTH: ALL
  The Nord Center (for Mental Health) in Lorain 6140 S Broadway, Lorain, OH 44053 (440) 233-7232
  National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) NAMI Lorain County, 6125 S. Broadway Lorain, Ohio 44053

Crisis hot line (800) 888-6161

(440) 233-8181

Dementia Alzheimer’s Association 37309 Harvest Dr, Avon, OH 44011 (440) 934-7750 or (800) 272-3900
Depression Nord Center (440) 233-7232
Illness Nord Center (440) 233-7232
Stress Nord Center (440) 233-7232
Suicide National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (800) 273 TALK (8255) or Text HOME to 741741
 
 
PARENTING: ALL
  Ohio Guidestone 2173 N Ridge Rd suite e, Lorain, OH 44055 (440) 234-2006
  Applewood Center 347 Midway Blvd # 306, Elyria, OH 44035 (440) 324-1300
  Neighborhood Alliance Child Enrichment Services

3835 Clifton Ave Lorain, OH 44055

424 Earl Ct. Elyria, OH 44035

(440) 387-6944

Family Support

Parenting Education

Promoting comprehensive health

Developmental Serv.

 

Neighborhood Alliance Family Support Services   (440) 233-8768

 

 

   

 

 

   
PHYSICAL HANDICAP
  Agape Helping Hands – Disease and Disability Groups (Elyria) Home health agency (440) 452-1898
  Murray Ridge Center Lorain County Board of Developmental Disabilities 9750 Murray Ridge Rd, Elyria, OH 44035 (440) 329-3734
 
PHYSICAL ILLNESS
  Lorain County Free Clinic 5040 Oberlin Ave, Lorain, OH 44053 (440) 277-6641
  Lorain County General Health District (Immunizations, HMG, WIC) 9880 Murray Ridge Rd, Elyria, OH 44035 (440) 322-6367
  Lorain County Health & Dentistry 3 Locations

260  S. Main St., Oberlin, Ohio 44074 (Oberlin)

1205 Broadway Ave., Lorain, Ohio 44052 (Lorain)

412 E. River St., Elyria, Ohio 44035

(440) 240-1655
  Mercy Allen Hospital 200 W. Lorain St., Oberlin, Ohio 44074 (440) 775-1211
  Mercy Hospital Lorain 3700 Kolbe Rd., Lorain, Ohio 44053 (440) 960-4000
  University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center 630 E. River St., Elyria, Ohio 44035 (440) 329-7500
 
PREGNANCY SERVICES
  Birthright of Lorain County 2136 N. Ridge Rd., Elyria, Ohio 44035 (440) 324-9566
  Cornerstone Pregnancy Services (Elyria) 364 Griswold Rd., Elyria, Ohio 44035 (440) 284-1010
 

Lorain County Public Health (WIC)

Women, Infants and children

9880 South Murray Ridge Rd., Elyria, Ohio 44035

(440) 323-7320

 
PRESCRIPTION HELP
 

Buderer Pharmacy: Drug repository

(Dr. Prescription required)

633 Hancock St., Sandusky, Ohio 44870

38530 Chester Rd., Avon, Ohio 44011

(419) 627-2800

(440) 934-3100

  Good RX for saving coupons www.goodrx.com 1 (855) 268-2822 customer service
PSYCHOLOGICAL HELP: ALL
 

Psychological Counseling Solutions

 

(several locations in Lorain County) (440) 799-2595
  Pathways Counseling & Growth Center 312 3rd St., Elyria, Ohio 44035 (440) 323-5707
  The Nord Center 6140 S Broadway, Lorain, OH 44053 (440) 233-7232
 
PANIC DISORDER
  The Nord Center 6140 S. Broadway, Lorain, Ohio 44053 (440) 233-7232
 
POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER
  The Nord Center 6140 S. Broadway, Lorain, Ohio 44053 (440) 233-7232
  Lorain County Veterans Service Commission (VA) 1230 N Abbe Rd, Elyria, OH 44035 (440) 284-4625
 
SENIOR ENRICHMENT SERVICES
  Neighborhood Alliance
  Senior Center for Active Seniors 90 E. College St., Oberlin Ohio 44074 (440) 775-1504
  Hot Meals for Home Bound Seniors (440) 277-8269
 
SHELTER AND EMERGENCY SERVICES
  Neighborhood Alliance
  Haven Center Homeless Shelter (440) 242-0455
  Projects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness (PATH) (440) 752-0833
   
TOURETTE SYNDROME  
 

United Way of Lorain County

Help

642 Broadway Ave., Lorain, Ohio 44052 (440) 277-6530
   
EMERGENCY UTILITY ASSISTANCE  
  Salvation Army Amherst Service Unit, 553 South Main Street, Old Stone United Methodist Church, Amherst (440) 984-2550
    11149 West River Road, New Life Wesleyan Church, Columbia Station, OH (440) 236-8600
    105 West Main Street, Lagrange United Methodist Church, Lagrange, Ohio
    973 Mechanic Street, United Methodist Church Of Grafton, Grafton, Ohio 44044 (440) 926-3883
  Oberlin Community Services 285 S Professor St, Oberlin, OH 44074 (440) 774-6579