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Important Numbers Marion County

Emergency / 911

Sheriff Department / 740-382-8244

Police & Fire Department / 740- 387-2525

PoisonControl / 1800-222-12222

 

Marion Shelter Program

Mens Shelter / 740-382-9600

Woman, Family & Couple Shelter / 740-387-4550

Good Sheppard Food Pantry / 740-386-2399

Job & Family Services / 740-387-8560

Health Department / 740-387-3604

 

Important Numbers Hardin County

Emergency / 911

Sheriff Department / 419-673 1268

Kenton Police & Fire Department / 419-673-0771

Poison Control / 1800-222-12222

Hardin Shelter Program / 419-423-9151

West Ohio Food Bank / 419-222-7946

Job & Family Services / 419-675-1531

Kenton Hardin County Health Department / 419-673-6230

Important Numbers Franklin County

Emergency / 911

Sheriff Department / 614-525-3333

Police Department / 614-645-4545

Fire Department / 911

Sexual Assault Response / 614-267-7020

Child Abuse Hotline / 614- 229-7000

Suicide Prevention Hotline / 1-800-273-8255

Poison Control / 1-800-222-1222

Health Department / 614-525-3160

Friends of The Homeless / 614-360-0251

Job & Family Services / 614-251-6372

Franklin Co. Children Services / 614-229-7000

http://cap4kids.org/columbus/

cap4kids.org offers an extensive list of resources for children and their families. They are the Children's Advocacy Program of Columbus Ohio. Below are a few of the many sites the they provide links to help you find the resources you are looking for. For more information, visit their site and explore their extensive resources. 

 

Actors’ Theatre of Columbus (ATC)

Offers theatre classes and summer camps for children and teens. 

1000 City Park Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43206

Schiller Park, Columbus, Ohio 43206

(614) 444-6888

theactorstheatre.org

 

Jazz Arts Group

Tuition-free youth jazz program, 

734 East Long Street, Columbus, Ohio 43203

(614) 294-5200

jazzartsgroup.org

 

King Arts Complex

The King Arts Complex offers visual and performing arts summer camp and “school break” camps for children ages 5 to 13. Free after-school and Saturday arts programs.

867 Mount Vernon Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43203

(614) 645-5464 or (614) 645-0676

kingartscomplex.com

 

Mosaic

Serves high school juniors and seniors from public schools in Franklin County. Students of the humanities program pursue in-depth research projects, engage with the local arts community and earn high school credit. Founded by the Educational Service Center (ESC) of Central Ohio.

First Congregational Church

444 East Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215

(614) 595-2346

escco.org/programs-services/mosaic

 

SURGE Columbus

SURGE Columbus provides free programs to teens to allow them to discover or pursue their interests by connecting them with mentors, digital and cultural resources, and each other. Open studio, one day workshops, drop-in hours and scheduled events give the teens hands-on experience and professional supervision.

SURGE Locations:

  • WexLab

Wexner Center for the Arts

1871 North High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43210

(614) 292-0330

  • Transit Arts

Central Community House

1150 East Main Street, Columbus, Ohio 43205

(614) 252-3157

  • COSI’s Tech Studio / WOSU’s Ross MediaLab

COSI (Center of Science and Industry)

333 West Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215

(614) 228-2674 ext 2010

  • CMA Teen Open Studio

Columbus Museum of Art

480 East Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215

(614) 629-0360

  • YouMedia

Columbus Metropolitan Main Library: 96 South Grant Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43215

Columbus Metropolitan Library – Driving Park Branch: 1422 Livingston Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43205

Columbus Metropolitan Library – Whitehall Branch: 4371 East Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43213 (614) 645-2275

surgecolumbus.org

 

Transit Arts

Transit Arts is an open studio for youth ages 12 to 21. They offer mentoring opportunities, opportunities to perform and exhibit artwork throughout Columbus, and free workshops in performing, visual, writing, or media arts.

Central Community House

1251 Bryden Road, Columbus, Ohio 43205

(614) 252-3157

transitarts.com

 

Wexner Center for the Arts

The Wexner Center for the Arts offers art classes, workshops and other free programs, while earning high school credit, for teens throughout the year.

The Ohio State University

1871 North High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43210

(614) 292-6493

wexarts.org/teens

 

Young Writers Workshop (YWW)

A week-long summer program for high school students in Columbus City Schools, charter schools in the City of Columbus, South-Western City Schools, and Reynoldsburg City Schools. Students are selected based on their writing.

164 Annie & John Glenn Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43210

english.osu.edu/grad/mfa/young-writers-workshop

 

Ohio Business Week (OBW)

Provides a week-long summer program that gives high school students from around the state a unique, hands-on experience with business held at a college campus. Financial aid is available for those who qualify.

2099 West Fifth Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43212

(614) 488-6327

ohiobusinessweek.org

Poison Treatment & Advice Hotline Central Ohio (24-Hour)

1-800-222-1222

 

National Suicide Prevention Hotline (24-Hour)

1-800-273-8255 or (614) 221-5445 - http://suicidepreventionlifeline.org

 

Mental Health Crisis Hotline Franklin County (24-Hour)

Adults > 18 (Netcare): (614) 276-2273

Youth < 17 (Nationwide Children’s Hospital): (614) 722-1800

 

Huckleberry House Runaway Helpline (24-Hour)

(614) 294-5553

 

Emergency Shelter & Homeless Hotline (24-Hour)

1-888-474-3587

 

Food Kitchens & Food Pantries Central Ohio (Monday-Friday 8am-4pm)

(614) 341-2282

 

HandsOn Hotline for General Help (24-Hour)

2-1-1 or (614) 221-2255

 

Ohio Tobacco Quit Line

1-800-784-8669

 

Pregnancy & Prenatal Care Hotline Central Ohio

(614) 721-0009

 

Rape & Assault Helpline SARNCO (24-Hour)

(614) 267-7020 or 1-800-656-4673

 

Domestic Violence Crisis Hotline CHOICES (24-Hour)

(614) 224-4663

 

Franklin County Child Abuse Hotline (24-Hour)

(614) 229-7000

Stop Bullying

http://www.stopbullying.gov

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