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+HDOWK&DUH prevention, rehabilitation and treatment services.


Pedani, Regional Director; Encompass christian counseling foster care and adoption services; performs counseling services and support for children and families in foster care; recruits and trains treatment-level prospective foster care and adoptive Christian families; assists with the placement of traumatized, abused, neglected or unwanted children into new temporary foster care or permanent adoptive homes.

School, 266 Oldman Rd., (330) 345-7251; Ramona Stoner, contact; hours: weekdays, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; provides services to children birth through two years of age with developmental delay or at risk of delay. Physical, occupational and/or speech therapy services are provided individually either in the home depending on the needs of the child/family. In GOODWILL INDUSTRIES OF WAYNE COUNTY – conjunction with Help Me Grow program. Corporate office, 524 Palmer St., (330) 264-1300, www. education and training facility, ENCOMPASS CHRISTIAN COUNSELING – A program; 1034 Nold Ave.; Judy Delaney, President; office hours: of Christian Children’s Home of Ohio with four Wooster weekdays, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; store sells donated items at 149 locations; 2685 Armstrong Rd., 1912 Burbank Rd., and 925 W. Milltown, (330) 262-7196; stores are located in Wooster, N. Elm St. Orrville ; (330) 345-7949; www.encompasscenters. Orrville, Rittman, Loudonville & Millersburg; provides job org; Karen Becker, Director; office hours: Monday through training and placement services to individuals with barriers Thursday, 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. (or by to employment or disadvantaging conditions; new and appointment); Professional outpatient counseling for gently used clothing, accessories, toys, books and household children and adults coping with a variety of issues including items; inventory changes hourly; the sale of donated (but not limited to): marital conflict, depression, anxiety, items at Goodwill Thrift Shoppes funds the Goodwill parenting, adolescence, sexuality, career stress, adoption mission...”Putting People To Work.” support, incest and/or sexual abuse survivors, etc.; counseling HABITAT FOR HUMANITY IN WAYNE COUNTY – 1451 offered from a Christian perspective. St. Extension, (330) 263-1713, www.waynehabitat. EVERY WOMAN’S HOUSE – 104 Spink St., 1st Floor, Spruce org; hours: weekdays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; Wooster (330) 263-6021, fax (330) 262-6245; www. ecumenical Christian housing ministry dedicated to building; Bobbi Douglas, Executive or renovating decent, affordable houses for and with lowDirector; Office hours: Monday/Tuesday/ Thursday, 8 “SUPPORT” CONTINUES ON 60 a.m.-9 p.m.; Wednesday/Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Provides 24hour emergency shelter for victims of domestic violence or sexual assault; counseling for victims (individual, family and children), victim advocacy for legal and healthcare services, supportive services to teach life skills and assist Serving Wayne “Providing households to obtain and maintain stable housing; Another & Holmes services for Way Program (counseling and education for offenders) and Counties over 30 years” community education programs. Call for more information.

FAIR HOUSING BOARDOF WOOSTER – 538 N. Market St., (330) 263-5250, Wayne County, Lisa Johnson, (330) 287-5420; Jonathan Millea, Liaison; comprises five citizen volunteers who hear complaints of housing discrimination within the city of Wooster that may be based on race, religion, sex, national origin, handicap military veterans or familial status and any other protected class. FAMILIES LEARNING TOGETHER – Main Office in Central Christian Church, 407 North Market Street, Wooster; with sites in Wooster and Orrville – 330-988-1007 ext. 1014; Emily Hartzler, Program Director; offers learning opportunities for parents enrolled in the Adult Basic Literacy and English for Speakers of Other Languages and pre-school for children infant through 4 of enrolled adults; 3 mornings/week during the academic school year at no cost to eligible families. FLT is sponsored by grants and allocations from Orrville Area United Way and United Way of Wayne and Holmes County; program under the direction of Adult and Community Education, Wayne County Schools Career Center. ENCOMPASS, FOSTER CARE AND ADOPTION – A program of Christian Children’s Home of Ohio; 2685 Armstrong Rd., (330) 345-7949 or (216) 930-1111;; Shawn

Wooster Office

1900 Akron Road, Wooster, Ohio 44961 330.264.4899

Formerly Hospice & Palliative Care of Greater Wayne County

Millersburg Office

1633 S. Washington Street, Millersburg, Ohio 44654 330.674.8448 Formerly Hospice of Holmes County

A not-for-profit hospice providing physical, emotional, and spiritual care to families and those facing life limiting illnesses.


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.