Community Resource Guide

Community Resource Guide

Find the services you need, near you.

Search for social services ranging from meals to emergency shelter and much more throughout Cincinnati and Hamilton County with this community resources guide. Schedules and services are subject to change. If you have access to a phone, please call the organization ahead of time for up-to-date information. If you do not have access to a phone, please ask a library staff member to use a library phone to call ahead.

Community Resource Guide

Meals

Sunday

6:30 a.m. Prince of Peace 1528 Race St. 513-621-7265
2 p.m. Queen City Kitchen 2386 Kemper Ln. (Walnut Hills) 513-961-1983
6:30 p.m. City Gospel Mission 1805 Dalton Ave. 513-241-5525

Monday

7 a.m. St. Anthony Center 1615 Republic St. 513-549-0542
8:30 a.m. Our Daily Bread 1730 Race St. 513-621-6364
12 p.m. Camp Community Café 2950 Sidney Ave. (Camp Washington) 513-541-7757
4:30 p.m. Phil’s Place 4230 Hamilton Ave. (Northside) 513-591-2246
4 p.m. St. Anthony Center 1615 Republic St. 513-549-0542
6:30 p.m. City Gospel Mission 1805 Dalton Ave. 513-241-5525

Tuesday

7 a.m. St. Anthony Center 1615 Republic St. 513-549-0542
8:30 a.m. Our Daily Bread 1730 Race St. 513-621-6364
12 p.m. Camp Community Café 2950 Sidney Ave. (Camp Washington) 513-541-7757
12:30 p.m. Queen City Kitchen 2386 Kemper Ln. (Walnut Hills) 513-961-1983
4 p.m. St. Anthony Center 1615 Republic St. 513-549-0542
5 p.m. Christ Church Cathedral 318 E 4th St. 513-621-1817
6:30 p.m. City Gospel Mission 1805 Dalton Ave. 513-241-5525

Wednesday

6:30 a.m. St. Anthony Center 1615 Republic St. 513-549-0542
7 a.m. St. Anthony Center 1615 Republic St. 513-549-0542
8:30 a.m. Our Daily Bread 1730 Race St. 513-621-6364
9:30 a.m. Church of the Advent 2366 Kemper Ln. (Walnut Hills) 513-961-2100
12 p.m. Camp Community Café 2950 Sidney Ave. (Camp Washington) 513-541-7757
12:30 p.m. Queen City Kitchen 2386 Kemper Ln. (Walnut Hills) 513-961-1983
4 p.m. St. Anthony Center 1615 Republic St. 513-549-0542
6:30 p.m. Prince of Peace 1528 Race St. 513-621-7265
6:30 p.m. City Gospel Mission 1805 Dalton Ave. 513-241-5525

Thursday

7 a.m. St. Anthony Center 1615 Republic St. 513-549-0542
8:30 a.m. Our Daily Bread 1730 Race St. 513-621-6364
11 a.m. Catholic Worker House 1437 Walnut St. 513-381-4941
12 p.m. Camp Community Café 2950 Sidney Ave. (Camp Washington) 513-541-7757
12:30 p.m. Queen City Kitchen 2386 Kemper Ln. (Walnut Hills) 513-961-1983
4 p.m. St. Anthony Center 1615 Republic St. 513-549-0542
6:30 p.m. City Gospel Mission 1805 Dalton Ave. 513-241-5525

Friday

7 a.m. St. Anthony Center 1615 Republic St. 513-549-0542
8:30 a.m. Our Daily Bread 1730 Race St. 513-621-6364
4 p.m. St. Anthony Center 1615 Republic St. 513-549-0542
6:30 p.m. City Gospel Mission 1805 Dalton Ave. 513-241-5525

Saturday

7 a.m. Prince of Peace 1528 Race St. 513-621-7265
11 a.m. Catholic Worker House 1437 Walnut St. 513-381-4941
12 p.m. & 4 p.m. Queen City Kitchen 2386 Kemper Ln. (Walnut Hills) 513-961-1983
6:30 p.m. City Gospel Mission 1805 Dalton Ave. 513-241-5525
May 11, 1 p.m. Coalition for Community Safety 100 Garfield Place

Meals on Wheels

Meals on Wheels Southwest OH & Northern KY
513-244-5485
Home-delivered meals, pet support, transportation, personal financial management, and senior care coordination.

Afterschool Meals for Kids and Teens

Free meals are available Mondays through Fridays after school for kids and teens at select Library locations. Participants must eat their meals at the Library.

Full details at CHPL.org/meals

Meal service locations and serving times are subject to change.

Early Childhood Education

Cincinnati Head Start
513-569-4510
cincinnatiheadstart.org

HCESC Head Start & Early Head Start Preschool
513-674-4329
hcescheadstart.org
Serving children ages 0-5 years in most Hamilton County School Districts. No cost to qualifying families. SNAP families qualify.

Help Me Grow
Ohio Department of Health
Promotes healthy child development and well-being.

Emergency Shelter

To access shelters marked with an asterisk (*), you must first call the CAP Line: 513-381-SAFE (7233) Weekdays 9 a.m.–8 p.m., Weekends 10 a.m.–2 p.m.

Families

*Found House
990 Nassau St.

Men

*Catholic Worker House
1437 Walnut St.
City Gospel Mission
1805 Dalton Ave. 513-241-5525
*Mt. Airy Shelter
2880 Central Pkwy.
Shelterhouse
411 Gest St. 513-721-0643

Women

*Bethany House
4769 Reading Rd. 513-921-1131
*Grace Place
Catholic Worker House
6037 Carey Ave.
Shelterhouse (No Children)
2499 Reading Rd. 513-562-1980

Eviction Prevention

Community Action Agency
513-569-1840
Legal Aid Society
513-241-9400

Food Pantries

Camp Cupboard & Closet
2950 Sidney Ave.
(Camp Washington)
Tuesdays and Thursdays 12–2:45 p.m.
ID Required

Church of the Advent
2366 Kemper Ln. (Walnut Hills)
Wednesdays 9:30 a.m.–12 p.m.

Community Action Agency
1740 Langdon Farm Rd.
Wednesday, May 15
2 p.m.

Corinthian Baptist Church
1920 Tennessee Ave.
Saturday, March 30
3 p.m.
Thursday, May 23
3 p.m.

East Price Hill Center
3301 Warsaw Ave.
Tuesdays 1:30 p.m.
Fridays 12:30 p.m.

Friday Food + Fun
2536 Kemper Ln.
(Walnut Hills)
Fridays 1–3 p.m.

The Healing Center
11345 Century Circle
Wednesdays - Saturdays 9 - 11 a.m.

New Emmanuel Baptist Church
5407 Warren Rd. (Norwood)
2nd Saturdays 2 p.m.-4 p.m.

Queen City Kitchen
2386 Kemper Ln. (Walnut Hills)
queencitykitchen.org
Tuesdays 12-1:30 p.m.
Thursdays at 12 -1:30 p.m.

Rainbow Choice Food Pantry
4230 Hamilton Ave. (Northside)
Mondays 5–7 p.m.
Tuesdays 10 a.m.–1 p.m.
Thursdays 10 a.m.–1 p.m.

S.O.N. Ministries
8871 Colerain Ave (Groesbeck)
Mondays 10 a.m.–12 p.m.
Wednesdays 10 a.m.–12 p.m.
Wednesdays 4:30–6:30 p.m.
Serving Northwest Local Schools & North College Hill Schools. ID required for adults.

St. George Food Pantry
2554 Dennis St. (Clifton)
Mondays 6–7:30 p.m.
Tuesdays 6–7:30 p.m.
Last Fridays 12–1:30 p.m.
Last Saturdays 10–11:30 a.m.
serving zip codes 45217, 45219, 45220 and any military veterans.

St. Joseph Catholic Church
745 Ezzard Charles Dr.
Second Tuesdays,
11 a.m. –1 p.m.

Tikkun Farm Free Market
7945 Elizabeth St.
(Mt. Healthy)
facebook.com/tikkunfarm
Tuesdays 3–4 p.m.
Fridays 1–4 p.m.
Saturdays 1–2 p.m.
Get shopping number at Hilltop Plaza (8200 Hamilton Ave.)

Tri-County S.O.U.L. Ministries.
11177 Springfield Pike
Mondays - Wednesdays
9:30 - 11 a.m. and 6 - 7:30 p.m.
Fridays 9:30 - 11:00 a.m.,
Last Saturdays 9:30 - 11 a.m.

Tryed Stone New Beginning Church
5550 Reading Rd.
Tuesday, May 7
12 p.m.

The Welcome Project
2936 Colerain Ave.
Tuesday, May 14
11 a.m.

Word of Deliverance Church
693 Fresno Rd. 45240
Tuesday, May 28
2 p.m.

General Services

The Cincinnati Metropolitan Housing Authority
513-693-8251
Social services for CMHA residents, including health care, jobs and employment, rental assistance and mental health resources.

Council on Aging of Southwestern Ohio
513-721-1025
help4seniors.org

Freestore Foodbank
112 E Liberty St. 513-241-1064The

Help Squad Cincy
8735 Cheviot Rd.
513-607-7836 (call or text)
Short term financial help, connection to services for food, clothing, shelter, comfort items, toys, employment, faith and spiritual healing.
Serving Colerain Township.

United Way Free Tax Help
211
Free income tax preparation and filing services, offering a range of services for preparing and filing your taxes on your behalf; or supporting you in preparing and filing your taxes on your own.

Health Services

Caracole
513-761-1480
HIV support and prevention.

Cincinnati Health Department
513-357-7320

Crossroads Health Center
5 E Liberty St.
513-381-2247
Accessible, comprehensive healthcare.

Equitas Health
513-815-4475
Serves the healthcare needs of the LGBTQ+ community, people living with HIV, and others in need of care.

Health Care Access Now
Care Coordination
513-707-5697
Education, transportation, child care, and other support to get health care.

McMicken Integrated Care
40 E McMicken Ave., 2nd floor
513-386-7899
Healthcare for people experiencing homelessness.

Planned Parenthood of Greater Cincinnati
513-287-6484

Addiction Support Services
AIME (After Hours Individual Mobile Engagement)
513-620-RING (7464)
Peer supporters available after 8 p.m. on weekdays and all hours of the weekend.

Center for Addiction Treatment (CAT House)
513-381-6672

Hopeline
513-330-2903
thehopelineoc.org
People experiencing drug withdrawal can arrange to be picked up and taken to a recovery program. Free.

UMADAOP (Urban Minority Addiction Care)
513-541-7099
Prevention, treatment, recovery, reentry and educational services for Hamilton County’s African and Hispanic American communities.
Woodhaven Residential Treatment Center
1-800-788-0440

Mental Health

Central Clinic
513-558-8888
Addiction and Mental Health.

Crisis Hotline
513-281-CARE (2273)
Suicide/Distress.

FIRST—Early Identification & Treatment of Psychosis
513-354-7337

Tender Mercies
27 W 12th St.
Mental health services for adults experiencing homelessness. 24/7.

Housing Support

OTR Community Housing
513-381-1171
PATH Team (Projects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness) 513-814-3886
Support for people with serious mental illness who are facing homelessness.

Infectious Disease Resources

COVID-19 At-home Test Kits
At-home COVID-19 test kits, are free until supplies run out at the Library's drive-thru locations (AndersonCovedaleDelhiDowntown Main LibraryGroesbeckHarrisonReading, and Symmes) and inside or curbside at the Cheviot, opens a new windowCorryvilleElmwood PlaceForest ParkGreenhillsMt. HealthyNorth CentralSt. Bernard, , opens a new windowand Wyoming, opens a new window Branch Libraries.

COVID-19 Vaccinations
Visit hamiltoncountyhealth.org/covid19 for a full list of regional vaccinations sites.

MPOX Vaccine Info
To register for vaccination, visit cincinnati-oh.gov/health/mpox-virus/mpox-vaccine/ to complete a risk assessment and registration.

Laundry and Hygiene

Mary Magdalen House
1629 Republic St.
513-721-4811
Free showers, free clothing

The Washing Well
640 Neave St. (Lower Price Hill) 513-244-2214
Mondays, Thursdays, and Fridays, 10 a.m.–8 p.m.
Saturdays and Sundays
8 a.m.–8 p.m.
Affordable laundry services.

Washington United Church of Christ
1040 Rachel St. (Camp Washington)
Saturdays, 12 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Free Showers

Laundry Love

Assists low/no-income families and individuals meet their laundry and hygiene needs, at the following places and times.

Super Laundry
2455 Harrison Ave. (Westwood) 513-815-6718
Second Wednesdays, 6–8 p.m.

City Limits Laundromat
2611 Kemper Ln. (Walnut Hills) 513-815-6718
Third Saturdays, 10 a.m.–12 p.m.

City Limits Laundromat
50 W Nixon St. (Clifton) 513-815-6718
Fourth Wednesdays, 6–8 p.m.

Returning Citizens

Office of Reentry
138 East Court St., Rm. 101
513-946-4304
Weekdays, 9 a.m.–4 p.m.
reentrytoday.com
Reentry is the transition from life in jail or prison to life in the community. The Office of Reentry connects returning citizens to resources and helps navigate the reentry process.

One Stop Resource Center
May 31
Price Hill Recreation Center
959 Hawthorne Ave.

Specialized Service Shelters

Domestic Violence

YWCA
513-872-9259

Health

Caracole (HIV/AIDS)
513-761-1480

Center for Respite Care
513-621-1868

Pets

Pet Support Program
513-471-1100 ext. 125

Sex Trafficking and Exploitation

Off the Streets
513-768-6928

Youth

Lighthouse Youth Crisis Center
For ages 10–17: 513-961-4080
For ages 18–24: 513-569-9500

Transitional and Supportive Housing

Ann Louise Inn (Women)
513-768-6900

OTR Community Housing
513-381-1171

Strategies to End Homelessness
513-263-2780

Talbert House
513-338-8596

Veteran Services

Easter Seals Redwood Military + Veteran Services
Community One Source line
513-240-6897

Talbert House
Parkway Center
2880 Central Pkwy.
513-661-4620
Serves low-income families with a veteran head of household. This program promotes housing stability, outreach, and case management assistance in obtaining VA and other benefits.

Vine Street VA Clinic
909 Vine St.
513-977-6800

Violence Intervention

Project CARE
513-241-7090
Provides services to survivors and/or those at risk for victimization who experience disability.

Safe At Home
614-995-2255
Service from the State of Ohio that protects victims of domestic violence, sexual battery, human trafficking, rape, or menacing by stalking by keeping their personal information private.

Women Helping Women
513-381-5610
Crisis intervention and support services for survivors of dating violence, sexual violence, domestic violence. 24/7.

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