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+HDOWK&DUH costs and other emergencies; coordinates Thanksgiving dinner baskets, toy give-aways and annual back-to-school clothing/school supplies program.

POPLAR RIDGE ADVENTURES – A program of Christian Children’s Home of Ohio; 2685 Armstrong Rd., (330) 3457949; www.poplarridgeadventures.org; Darrick Board, PRA Director; adventure challenge course aimed at building selfconďŹ dence, trust, teamwork and leadership skills through experiential group therapy; course includes 30 foot high ropes, low challenge element, 40 foot six-sided climbing tower and 300 foot zip line; PRA helps build unity, progress and connection for corporate, church, sports, and community groups of all sizes; Contact us today to schedule your group function for 2015. POPLAR RIDGE STABLES (REINS FOR LIFE) – A program of Christian Children’s Home of Ohio; 2685 Armstrong Rd., (330) 345-7949; www.ccho.org; Carla Plegge, PRS Director and Instructor; Provides quality equine-assisted therapeutic riding services for children and adults suffering with mental, emotional, physical, behavioral and social issues; staff is certiďŹ ed through Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship (PATH International), the industry leader in therapeutic riding, and EAGALA (Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association); speciďŹ c training to beneďŹ t individuals diagnosed with Autism, Multiple Sclerosis, ADHD, PTSD, Cerebral Palsy, learning disabilities, speech disorders, and other development ailments; affordable options available; We’re committed to improving lives, one ride at a time.

PLANNED PARENTHOOD

OF GREATER OHIO – 334 E. Milltown Rd., (330) 345-7798; www.plannedparenthood.org; ofďŹ ce hours: Monday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Wednesday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. and ďŹ rst Saturday of the month, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Planned Parenthood provides medical examinations, birth control and pregnancy testing; also HIV and STD testing for both men and women, and breast and cervical cancer testing for women; community education, mid-life services for women.

PREGNANCY CARE CENTER – 142 W. Liberty St., Suite 3A, (330) 264-5880 (this number is a hotline number during off-hours); Karen Noe, Director; hours: Monday/ Tuesday/Thursday/Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; offers ďŹ rst trimester ultrasound examinations, pregnancy testing with results while you wait, referrals for medical care & other community services, friendship and support, counseling, abstinence education presented through our local school systems, infant loss support group and men’s parenting classes. Our goal is to assist you, by providing the needed information that will allow you to make an educated decision concerning your pregnancy. We work with women and families to ensure that they understand all aspects of their pregnancy.

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SALVATION ARMY – 437 S. Market St., (330) 264-4704; Majors Harry and Madelaine Dwier, Captains and Lt. Ashley Ferrell; ofďŹ ce hours: weekdays, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m; 24hour emergency shelter; soup kitchen is open weekdays, Noon-1 p.m.; provides assistance with utilities; programs for “SUPPORTâ€? CONTINUES ON 62

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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.

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