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children ages 6-18; residents live in spacious cottages and are afforded therapeutic, social, spiritual and educational opportunities; designed to bring healing to hurting children by modeling healthy family functions and developing coping and life skills; most children are in the State of Ohio’s foster care system, though some private family situations may be considered. Contact CCHO for more information.

Director; appointments are by appointment only: Phone calls are answered by the Akron regional office); Sign Language Interpreting Services are available 24/7; CSD provides interpreting, case management and educational programs for the deaf and hard-of-hearing. If you would like information on how to serve this population, please call for more information.

CONSUMER CREDIT COUNSELING SERVICE OF COMMUNITY ACTION WAYNE/MEDINA – 905 Pittsburgh CENTRAL OHIO – 4500 E. Broad St., Columbus, 43213; Ave., (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.


614-552-2222;; provides free debtmanagement programs and budget counseling; works with clients and their creditors to re-age delinquent accounts, bringing them current; credit card interest rates are reduced in most cases and fees can generally be stopped; stops collections activity; negotiates lower, more affordable monthly payments with creditors; also provides personal and community education services regarding all credit and budgeting issues.

Suite 800, Akron, (330) 535-4191; Mon. & Wed., 9 a.m.-12 COUNSELING CENTER OF WAYNE AND HOLMES p.m., Tue. & Thu., 1 p.m.-4 p.m., closed Fridays; new clients COUNTIES – 2285 Benden Dr., (330) 264-9029; TDD (330) call: (800) 998-9454; free civil legal assistance for eligible 263-5473,; Dr. Karen Berry, President low-income and elderly residents of Wayne County. & CEO; hours: Mon. & Thu., 8 a.m.-8 p.m.; Tue., Wed., & COMMUNITY SERVICES FOR THE DEAF AND HARD Fri., 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; branch offices in Orrville, Rittman and Millersburg; enhances the mental health of individuals, OF HEARING– (330) 262-4235, ext. 248 or ext. 205, www. families and groups through a comprehensive range of,; Joanna Paxos,

The Wooster Area Chamber of Commerce strengthens our local businesses through... Networking • Advocacy • Visibility Professional Development Opportunities • Credibility

Serving the Wooster Area for 107 Years Wooster Area Chamber of Commerce

377 West Liberty Street • Wooster, Ohio 44691 330.262.5735

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Wooster Today: The 2016 Community Guide  

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

Wooster Today: The 2016 Community Guide  

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