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Willoughby-Eastlake City Schools

INSIDE - SPECIAL EDITION Community Resources •

April 2020

Community Resources for Willoughby-Eastlake Families #WEstrong End 68 Hours of Hunger off

Nutrition Supplement/ Food Bank End 68 Hours of Hunger is a service available to families already enrolled in this program. They also accept donations to support families in need. - 1223 Mentor Ave., Painesville, OH

First Presbyterian Church Food Pantry - First Presbyterian collects items like peanut butter and jelly to supplement Free-Food Mondays. Call to check on current food bank availability.

- LakeCountyOH@end68hoursofhunger.org - https://www.end68hoursofhunger.org/ blog/lake-county-ohio-2/

- 4785 Shankland Rd., Willoughby, OH - office@fpcwilloughby.org

- http://fpcwilloughby.org/fooddistribution/

Food Force of Lake County

Kiwanis Club - Eastlake

Food Pantry - The Food Force is located in Painesville and serves residents of the community with an emergency supply of food.

Food Pantry - Monthly food pantry open to incomeeligible residents of Eastlake, Timberlake and Lakeline. Provides approximately a one-week supply of packaged, fresh, and frozen food. Arrangements can be made for emergency food assistance.

- 1 Victoria Place, Painesville, OH - (440) 357-5644 - https://ccdocle.org/program/food-force

- 1580 East 332nd Street, Eastlake, OH - (440) 946-0894 Walk in only; bring photo ID and proof of residence. Call to leave a message for emergency assistance. Food distribution is the 3rd Saturday of each month, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm; bread and pastry distribution each Saturday, 9:00 am to 11:00 am.

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CALL AHEAD - Several agencies have restricted hours Kiwanis Club - Willowick Food Pantry - Monthly food pantry open to incomeeligible residents of Willowick. Provides packaged and frozen food. When available, baked goods and produce are available. Approximately 2-3 week supply. - 32301 Willowick Dr., Willowick, OH - (440) 585-4960 Call for day and time. Bring photo I.D. and proof of residency. Walk-ins accepted. The food pantry is usually open 2nd last Saturday of each month 10:00 am to 12:00 pm; other times by appointment.

Reformation Lutheran Church Food Pantry - 34730 Lakeshore Blvd., Willoughby, OH - (440) 942-7166 - https://www.facebook.com/pages/ Reformation-LutheranChurch/115514691805161

Willow Praise/Connection Meal Food Pantry - 32901 Vine Street, Willowick, OH

Willowick Food Pantry Food Pantry

- 32410 Willowick Dr., Willowick, OH

- (440) 944-5683 - https://www.facebook.com/


- (440) 269-0504 - https://www.facebook.com/pages/category/ Community/Willowick-Food-Pantry1484932968200417/

St. Noel Church Food Pantry - 35200 Chardon Rd., Willoughby, OH

Call ahead to check the availability of all agencies.

- (440) 946-0887 Willoughby-Eastlake Community Update

Community Resources St. Mary Magdalene Church Food Pantry - Provides 10-14 days worth of non-perishable and fresh food, when available. Paper, personal, and cleaning products included when available. Accepts and lends out medical equipment. Delivery may be available for special circumstances. Call directly; no agency referral required; no walk-ins. Willowick and Eastlake residents with a demonstrated need; once every 30 days. - 32114 Vine St., Eastlake, OH - (440) 943-2133 - http://www.smmwillowick.org/

St. Justin Martyr, St. Vincent de Paul Society Food Pantry - Food is delivered to client's home a day or two after call is received. Delivery is made when volunteer is available. Intake procedure: Call the church to arrange for a return call, for arrangements for food delivery. - 35711 Stevens Blvd., Eastlake, OH - (440) 946-1177 - https://stjustin.org/st-vincent-depaul-society/

Willoughby United Methodist Church Food Pantry - 15 Public Square, Willoughby, OH - (440) 942-9068 - https://www.dtwchurch.org/

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Animal Resource Center Pet Food Assistance - 36370 Vine St., Eastlake, OH - (440) 942-1753 - http://www.arc-ohio.org/our-programs/petfood-bank/

Willowick Pet Food Pantry Pet Food Assistance - Monthly distributions the 4th Saturday of the month from 9:00 am - 11:00 am.

Lake County Community Network

- 32905 Vine St., Willowick, OH

Emergency financial assistance

- (440) 520-4881

Referrals to Lake County charities, shelters and more.

- (440) 975-9756

- 1200 Lost Nation Rd., Willoughby, OH - (440) 954-9934

Ohio Department of Job & Family Services Unemployment Insurance and other state agencies. Referrals to Lake County charities, shelters and more. - https://unemployment.ohio.gov - www.ohio.gov

Project Hope Shelter - Lake County’s only emergency shelter - 25 Freedom Rd., Painesville, OH - https://www.projecthope.org/ Guests may call 211 for services. Willoughby-Eastlake Community Update

Community Resources 211-Life Line Direct connection to resources in Lake County can be accessed on the link to the right and by using a landline to dial 2-1-1 - 54 S. State St., Painesville, OH - (440) 350-9160 - https://www.lclifeline.org/2-1-1/2-1-1-database/

Family First Council Lake County Family and Children First Council (LCFCFC) is to strengthen Lake County’s capacity to collaboratively address youth and family issues Families eligible for services through LCFCFC may receive assistance with the following services: Advocacy Respite Care, Summer Camp Assistance, Transportation Assistance, Social/Recreational Activities, Safety and Adaptive Equipment, Structured Activities to Improve Family Functioning, Intensive Home Based Therapeutic Treatment, Short Term Stabilization, Alternative Therapies

United Way - COVID19

Community Economic Relief Help individuals in Lake County with bills, food, rent etc. - 1-866-211-9966 enter your zip code when prompted - https://www.unitedwaygc.org/covid-19community-relief-fund

April 2020

To make a referral to Lake County Family and Children First Council, contact Suzanne Casar - Suzanne.Casar@jfs.ohio.gov - (440) 350-4222 - https://www.fcf.ohio.gov/Contact-Us/ LocalFCFLake

Forbes House Shelter - Lake County’s only domestic violence shelter - Accessed by calling 440-357-1018, 24-hours a day, 7 days a week - https://forbeshouse.org/

McKinley Outreach Center

Lake County Jobs & Family Services

Food Bank/Clothing Closet

Consists of four different departments:

Provides taxable items, pet food, furniture/appliances, household goods and clothing for clients. Taxables include items such as paper, hygiene, cleaning products and laundry detergent. Free pancake breakfast offered during the Saturday distribution. Distributions will be held on the 3rd Tuesday of the month from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm and the last Saturday of the month from 8:30 am to 11 am. - 1200 Lost Nation Rd., Willoughby, OH

- (440) 269-8008 - https://www.mckinleycenter.org/

- Income Maintenance (determines eligibility for public benefits such as food assistance, cash assistance, Medicaid, and subsidized day care assistance), - Child Support Enforcement Agency (determines and enforces child support or ders), - Employment and Training (Ohio Means Jobsjob training and employment assistance) and - Children and Elder Services (investigates alle gations of child and elder abuse, monitors the well-being of at-risk children and families)

- 177 Main St., Painesville, OH - (440) 350-4000 - https://www.lakecountyohio.gov/lcojfs/

Free Clinic Salvation Army Financial assistance, clothing, utility, prescription assistance

Lake County Free Clinic provides nonemergency medical and dental care to individuals without health insurance on a free or sliding fee scale

- 69 Pearl St., Painesville, OH

- 54 South State St., Painesville, OH

- (440) 354-3774

- (440) 352-8686

- https://neo.salvationarmy.org/northeastohio/ painesvillehome

- http://www.lakefreeclinic.org/

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Community Resources Signature Health Wide range of services is listed on website, but provides counseling, psychiatric, and CPST services to all ages, individual and family. - 38879 Mentor Ave., Suite C, Willoughby, OH - (440) 953-9999 - www.signaturehealthinc.com

Lake County Health District Lake County General Health District offers community medical services such as immunization clinics, nutrition classes, Project DAWN (Deaths Avoided With Naloxone), car seat installation and free and reduced car seats, emergency preparedness resources, and environmental health monitoring.

Extended Housing, Inc. Provides safe, decent and affordable housing for low income and homeless individuals who experience severe and persistent mental illness. Extended Housing purchases, manages, and maintains a variety of houses, condos, apartments and group homes. Homeless outreach services are also offered. - 172 North St. Clair St., Painesville, OH - (440) 352-8424 - https://extendedhousing.org/

- 5966 Heisley Rd., Mentor, OH - (440) 350-2543

Fair Housing Resource Center Offers a Foreclosure Prevention Program, Emergency Mortgage Assistance Program, Fair Housing Impediment Analysis, Seminars and Training for professionals, Housing Counseling, Reasonable Disability Accommodation Requests, Discrimination Complain Service, and Education and Outreach. - 70 West Erie St., Suite 260, Painesville, OH

Hope Chest Clothing - Provide clothing, shoes, housewares, and linens to Lake County families. Families must go through Lake County Jobs and Family Services, 350-4000. - 1 Victoria Place, Painesville, OH - http://hopechest.yolasite.com/

- (440) 392-0147 - http://www.fhrc.org/news.php

Hannah’s Home Maternity home for single, pregnant young women ages 18 and over. - (440) 209-9615

- https://www.hannahshome.org/ April 2020

WomenSafe Shelter - WomenSafe in Geauga County is also open to Lake County residents WomenSafe is a non-profit organization that provides free support to anyone experiencing violence in their home or dating relationship. - Call the 24 hour crisis support COPE line at 1888-285-5665. - There is also a WomenSafe Satellite Office located at Beacon Health, 9220 Mentor Ave. Mentor, OH - (440) 285-5665 - https://womensafe.org/

Public Assistance Public Assistance - Apply for benefits (Food, Cash, Medicaid, Child Care) Apply for benefits (Food, Cash, Medicaid, Child Care) - LakeJFS_documents@jfs.ohio.gov or faxed to 440-350-4485 - SNAP EBT Customer Service: 1-866-386-3071 - Local JFS Customer Service Line: (440) 3504011. (8am – 12pm & 1pm – 4:15pm Mon – Fri)

Lake Tran Transportation - Discount available for people with disabilities. IEP counts as documentation for children. Dial-ARide to and from select medical appointments and facilities w/reservations for any Lake County resident

- www.Benefits.ohio.gov

HEAP Heat Assistance

- 555 Lakeshore Blvd., Painesville Township, OH

- (440) 350-9160

- (440) 942-1300, (440) 354-6100, (440) 428-2460 888-LAKETRAN (525-3872)

- https://www.lclifeline.org/get-help/heap/

- www.laketran.com

Willoughby-Eastlake Community Update

Community Resources Catholic Charities of Lake County Mental health and social service programs to assist children, adults, older adults and families. Emphasis areas include specialized services for the Latino community and youth employment services, which includes Spanish speaking counselors. - 8 North State St., Suite 455, Painesville, OH - (440) 352-6191 or (440) 946-7264 (Food Bank) - www.clevelandcatholiccharities.org/ ccinlake.htm - Catholic Charities: Food Force of Lake County http://ccdocle.org/facility/catholic-charities-lake -county

National Alliance for Mental Health Family-to-Family Education Program - It is the mission of NAMI Greater Cleveland to improve the lives of family members, friends and persons with mental illness through education, mutual support and advocacy. A free, peer family education program that provides learning, healing, and empowerment among families of individuals with serious mental illness. - 5930 Heisley Rd., Mentor, OH - (440) 639-1200 - www.namigreatercleveland.org - http://www.nami.org/MSTemplate.cfm? MicrositeID=300

April 2020

Ohio Medicaid Transportation Transportation - Ohio Medicaid provides Non-Emergency Transportation (NET) to eligible Medicaid recipients. This is transportation by a Medicaid transportation provider to approved Medicaid medical trips for recipients. Contact Lake County Department of Job & Family Services at 440-350-4212. This phone number is an automated phone line that will provide you with details. - https://www.molinahealthcare.com/members/ oh/en-US/hp/medicaid/overvw/coverd/ Services/Pages/transport.aspx

Cross Roads/Beacon Health Mental Health Services - 9220 Mentor Ave., Mentor, OH - (440) 953-8255 Crisis Hotline - (440) 354-9924 Office - http://www.beaconhealth.us

ADAMHS Board Transportation Line Transportation - The ADAMHS Board Transportation Line helps people who rely on public transportation to get to and from their ADAMHS system behavioral health appointments. - (440) 350-2050 - (440) 918-2050 - http://www.helpthatworks.us/transportationline/ Willoughby-Eastlake Community Update

Important Resources United States Centers for Disease Control (CDC) W-E Schools Ohio Department of Health Lake County General Health District

When seeking information, remember to use reliable sources. The district will have information throughout the buildings from reliable sources to remind students to maintain good health.

Events and resources available to Willoughby-Eastlake families will be updated on the district website, Facebook and distributed via email. Please check back often. Together, W-E will remain strong. #WEstrong


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