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years services to eligible families in Wayne County. Includes home visits, information on child development; parenting tips and support; information and referral for needed area services and programs; early identification of developmental delays and coordination and referrals for needed services; transition to preschool-age programs. A project of the Wayne County Family and Children First Council, Tri-County ESC and Catholic Charities of Wayne County. Humane Society of Wayne County –1161 Mechanicsburg Rd., (330) 262-0152; www.wchs.org; hours: Tue - Thu, 10 a.m.5 p.m.; Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.; closed Sun & Mon; promotes the adoption of homeless animals; 24/7 rescue service for injured dogs and cats; investigates reports of cruelty to animals; sells dog licenses; provides services to pet owners; speakers available to classes/groups. 2-1-1 – A program of United Way of Wayne and Holmes Counties, Inc. and housed in United Way’s building, 215 S. Walnut St., call 2-1-1 (24-hour information referral, 365 days a year) by internet, www.211wayneholmes.org; or by walk-in; office hours: weekdays, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; the only comprehensive information and referral service serving Wayne and Holmes Counties. Connects people with the appropriate health or human service resource to meet their needs. The Kidney Foundation of Wayne County – 146 E. Liberty St., Suite 90 (330) 262-1164, kfwc@sssnet.com; Twila Baylin, Executive Director; provides services for persons with kidney disease, including free kidney-related medication, group support, ID bracelets and help with travel expenses to dialysis treatments; for Wayne County residents only. LifeCare Hospice – 1900 Akron Road, (330) 264-4899 or (800) 884-6547, www.lifecarehospice.org; Colleen Nettleton,

RN, CHPCA, Executive Director; Dr. David Lance Sr., D.O., Medical Director; office hours: weekday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.; providing quality end-of-life care, compassionate, patientcentered hospice and palliative care, caregiver support and bereavement services to all experiencing the impact of serious illness and loss; palliative care is a consultative service to assist doctors to care for their patients; hospice and palliative care are provided in the patient’s home, nursing facility, assisted-living facility, hospitals in Wayne and Holmes counties and the Wadsworth-Rittman area, or in the inpatient unit located at 1900 Akron Road. Mennonite Disaster Service – 1775 Blackberry Lane., Orrville, 330-749-5345, jmurr238@hotmail.com; Ron Murray, local coordinator; volunteers assist in clean-up, repair and construction following natural disasters throughout North America; local activities include working with the Salvation Army, Red Cross and Habitat for Humanity; membership is interdenominational. Ohio State University Extension, Wayne County – 428 W. Liberty St., Wooster (330) 264-8722, http://wayne.osu.edu; hours: weekdays, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; provides data enabling residents to solve problems relating to the agriculture industry, family living, youth and community needs. Outreach Community Living Services, Inc. – 337 W. North St.; (330) 263-0862; Mary Lloyd, director; office hours: weekdays, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; works with developmentally disabled adults, group homes, and adult living in community. People To People Ministries — 454 E. Bowman St., Wooster (330) 262-1662; Lydia Stahl, Executive Director; hours: Mon.-Tue, 9 -11:30 a.m. and 1-5:30 p.m.; Wed.-Fri., 9-11:30 Continued on page 48

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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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