Assistance Agencies

Need a helping hand? Call 211

211 is a simple, easy-to-remember number to call when you need help or access to human services. It’s a free, confidential 24-hour service, so you get the help you need when you need it.

Dialing 211 will immediately forward your call to your local 211 center, which will then direct you to the appropriate agency for:

  • Information about human service agencies
  • Crisis support
  • Food and shelter providers
  • Child care resources
  • Special services for seniors
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • County and city information

If you prefer to contact your local county service agency directly, find it here:

Delaware County
Service provided by HelpLine of Delaware & Morrow Counties
740-369-3316
www.helplinedelmor.org

Franklin County
Service provided by HandsOn Central Ohio
614-221-2255
www.handsoncentralohio.org

Knox County
Service provided by Pathways of Central Ohio
740-345-4357
www.pathwaysofcentralohio.com

Licking County
Service provided by Pathways of Central Ohio
740-345-4357
www.pathwaysofcentralohio.com

Marion County
Service provided by United Way of Marion County

Morrow County
Service provided by HelpLine of Delaware & Morrow Counties
419-947-2520
www.helplinedelmor.org

Richland County
Service provided by First Call 2-1-1
419-522-4636
www.firstcallrichland.org

Union County
Service provided by United Way of Union County and HelpLine
855-833-3696
unioncounty211.org