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Health/Human and stroke research and education; services include general public and professional education programs, referrals, free health care information, speakers and volunteer opportunities. American Red Cross – 244 W. South St., (330) 264-9383, www. ; Katie Myers-Griffith, Executive Director; hours: weekdays, 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.; on-call 24/7; provides relief to disaster victims; helps people prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies; offers water-safety, First-Aid and CPR courses, assists military personnel and coordinates blood services. Anazao Community Partners (formerly Your Human Resource Center) – 119 East Market St., (330) 682-4800; ; hours: Monday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Wednesday, 8 a.m.-8 p.m.; provides diagnostic assessments, outpatient counseling in the areas of substance abuse and mental health; prevention and intervention services; a Speaker’s Bureau to community groups; drug screening; and case management/ CPST services. Arthritis Foundation – Great Lakes Region, NE Ohio, 4630 Richmond Rd., Suite 240, Cleveland, 44128; (216) 8317000,; Mary Bird, program director; office hours: weekdays, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. The mission is to support research to find the cure for and prevention of arthritis and to improve the quality of life for those affected by arthritis. Offers arthritis education, exercise classes and programs that teach skills for taking control of arthritis. Aultman Orrville Hospital Care Management Department – Aultman Orrville Hospital, 832 S. Main St., 330-684-4725; provides information, referrals, discharge planning and support for patients and their families; helps with the transfer of patients to nursing homes; also helps arrange home-nursing visits, Meals on Wheels, hospice care, transfers to other hospitals and other services. Aultman Orrville Hospital Transportation Services Contact Information – 855-487-7433 Fee – None • Hours of transportation – Monday-Friday, 6 a.m.-6 p.m. Dispatch hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. If possible, requests should be made 24 hours in advance. More Information – Our mission is to provide transportation for patients and their families from their homes within a 25mile radius to Aultman Orrville Hospital or the offices of its medical staff in Apple Creek, Dalton, Kidron, Mt. Eaton and Orrville. Handicap accessible vehicles are available upon request. Care seats are the responsibility of the parent/ guardian. Children age 16 and under must be accompanied by an adult to use the transportation service. Caring Therapy Canines – Brenda Z., (330) 345-3569, contact;; provides pet therapy for nursing homes, hospitals; promotes responsible pet ownership and gives bite-prevention programs; all dogs are registered therapy dogs; fun functions include Kids’ Day, health fairs; covers Ashland, Holmes, Medina, Richland, Stark and Wayne counties. Catholic Charities Services of Wayne County – 521 Beall Ave., (330) 262-7836,; Freddy Robles, Director; hours: weekdays, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m and evenings by appointment only; provides family, marital, individual and group counseling with special emphasis on services to children and their families. Central American Medical Outreach – 322 Westwood Avenue, Orrville, 44667, 330-683-5956, Kathy

Tschiegg, executive director/founder. Office hours: weekdays 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CAMO is a non-profit humanitarian aid organization that improves the quality of life of people in Central America by strengthening health care systems and promoting sustainable community development. Every year, CAMO sends $2 million worth of medical supplies and provides more than 150,000 medical services to Hondurans. CAMO sends teams of American health care providers twice a year. CAMO partners with Honduran health care providers to provide training to ensure continuing, year ‘round care for the Honduran population. Wayne County Children Services – 2534 Burbank Rd., (330) 345-5340,; Deanna Nichols-Stika, Executive Director; hours: weekdays, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; on call 24/7; “Encourage hope ... foster or adopt!”; protects children at risk of abuse or neglect and strengthens, preserves and empowers families; identifies and coordinates community services; works in collaboration with others to provide these children with safe, nurturing and permanent families, whether their own or another. Community Action Wayne/Medina – 2375-B Benden Dr., (330) 264-8677 or (800) 477-8677;; hours: weekdays, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; helps individuals, families and communities thrive by providing human and economic development opportunities through programming, advocacy and community planning; offers programming in child and family development, economic assistance, and housing; operates Preschool Head Start, Early Head Start and HEAP (Home Energy Assistance Program), among others. Continued on page 46


Orrville Today: The 2015 Community Guide  

A guide to services and life in Orrville, Ohio, published by Spectrum Publications, a division of The Daily Record.

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