Welcome to Community Resources

  • This section of the website was created to provide families with access to resources available in our community. If you are an agency which would like to be added to this list, contact us at this email.

  • Youth/Mentoring Service Help

    Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lorain County     

    1917 North Ridge Rd. East Suite #A

    Lorain, Oh 44055                                                         

    (440) 277-6541                                                                        

    www.bigloraincounty.org                                

    Boys and Girls Club

    4111 Pearl Avenue

    Lorain, Oh 44055

    (440) 277-0110

    Girl Scouts of NE Ohio Service Center

    6111 S. Broadway Ave

    Lorain, Oh 44053

    (440) 233-6112

     

  • Church/Religion Help

    Sacred Heart

    4301 Pearl Avenue

    Lorain, Oh 44055

    (440)277-7231

                        

    House of Praise

    4321 Elyria Avenue

    Lorain, Oh 44055

    (440) 233-6433

     

    Greater Victory

    559 Reid Avenue

    Lorain, Oh 44052

    (440) 363-1040           

  • Mental Health Help

    Beech Brook

    347 Midway Plaza, Suite 301

    Elyria, Oh 44035

    www.beechbrook.org 

    (440) 324-4980           

    ATTN: Tom Royer, Mark Groner 

    Applewood Centers

    5255 North Abbe Road        

    Elyria, Oh 44035   

    (440) 934-9930           

    www.applewoodcenters.org 

    Bellefaire J.C.B.

    347 Midway Blvd., Suite 200

    Elyria, Oh 44035

    (440) 324-5701           

    www.bellefairejcb.org

    ATTN: Tamara Iwaszkiw 

    Lorain County Board of Mental Health

    1173 North Ridge Road East, Suite 101

    Lorain, Oh 44055

    (440) 233-2020   

    www.lorain.oh.networkofcare.org

    ATTN: Kathleen Kern 

    LCADA (Lorain County Alcohol and                 

                Drug Abuse Services)

    2115 West Park Drive

    Lorain, Oh 44053

    (440) 989-4900  

    National Alliance for the Mentally Ill                 

     (NAMI) Lorain County 

    1936 Cooper Foster Park Road

    Lorain, Oh 44053

    (440) 282-3204           

    www.freewebs.com/namilocty

    Nord Center

    6140 S. Broadway

    Lorain, Oh 44053                                                        

    (440) 233-7232                                                                       

    www.nordcenter.org                                                    

    ATTN: Melissa Wheeler

    Pathways Counseling

    312 Third Street

    Elyria, Oh 44035

    (440) 323-5707

    www.pathwayscounselingcenter.com  

    Lorain County UMADAOP (Urban

    Minority Alcoholism & Drug Abuse

    Program)

    2314 Kelly Place

    Lorain, Oh 44052

    (440) 246-4616

    www.umadaops.com

    Catholic Charities Services of

    Lorain County

    628 Poplar Street

    Elyria, Oh 44035

    (440) 366-1106

    www.clevelandcatholiccharities.org

    Nancy Lowrie & Associates LLC

    11565 Pearl Rd, Suite 200

    Strongsville, Oh 44136

    (440) 846-0862

    Ohio Guide Stone

    2173 North Ridge Rd, Ste. E

    Lorain, Oh 44055

    (440) 213-3282      

     

Homeless Support Programs

  • Education Help

    Lorain County Community College

    1005 Abbe Rd N

    Elyria, Oh 44035

    (440) 365-5222        

  • Court Help

    Lorain County Court

    225 Court St

    Elyria, Oh 44035

    (440) 329-5187     

    Lorain County Clerk of Courts   

    225 Court St, 1st floor

    Elyria, Oh 44035

    (440) 329-5187

  • Health Care Help

    Cleveland Clinic

    5700 Cooper Foster Park Rd

    Lorain, Oh 44053

    (440) 204-7400          

    Hospice of Western Reserve                             

    2173 N Ridge Rd E # H                                               

    Lorain, Oh 44053 

    Lorain County Free Clinic, Inc.                          

    3323 Pearl Avenue                                                     

    Lorain, Oh 44055                                                        

    (440) 277-7602

    (440) 277-6641                                                                       

    www.lcfreeclinic.org    

    Lorain County General Health District             

    9880 South Murray Ridge Road                                   

    Elyria, Oh 44035                                                          

    (440) 233-0100 (Dentistry)                                            

    (440) 233-0166 (Health)                                               

    www.loraincountyhealth.com    

  • Community Organizations

    El Centro De Servicios Sociales             

    2800 Pearl Ave     

    Lorain, Oh 44055                                                                                                                                                  

    (440) 277-8235

    (440) 277-8219                                                        

    Gathering Hope House

    1173 North Ridge Rd E., #102                                  

    Lorain, Oh 44055                                                        

    (440) 233-7400                                                                       

    United Way                                                             

    “First Call for Help” Call: 211

    (330) 315-1390                                                                       

    1 (800) 275-6106                                                       

    Ohio Means Jobs                                                   

    42295 North Ridge Road

    Elyria, Oh 44035                                                         

    (440) 324-5244                                                                        

    Lorain County Alliance of                                    

    Black School Educators                                     

    P.O. Box 745

    Lorain, Oh 4052                                                         

    (440) 865-7697                                                                       

    Blessing House                                                      

    5440 Grove Avenue                                              

    Lorain, Oh 44055

    (440) 240-1851                                                                        

    Lorain County Safe Harbor/                                

    Genesis House                                                      

    P.O. Box 718                                              

    Lorain, Oh 44055

    (440) 213-1188                                                                        

    (440) 244-1853                                                            

    FAITH House                                                           

    1561 E 30 St Apt # E                                                   

    Lorain, Oh 44055                                                        

    (440) 277-4430                                                                        

    www.hmhousing.org                                        

    Lorain County Urban League

    200 Middle Ave #200

    Elyria, Oh 44035                     

    (440) 323-3364

    Lorain County Help Me Grow                             

    42485 North Ridge Road                                            

    Elyria, Oh 44035                                                         

    (800) 729-TOTS (8687)                                                           

    (440) 284-4443

    www.helpmegrow.com

    Head Start Program: Lorain County

    Community Action Agency

    506 Broadway Avenue

    Lorain, Oh 44052

    (440) 245-2009

    Communities that Care               

    ADAS Board of Lorain County

    4950 Oberlin Ave        

    Lorain, Oh 44053

    (440) 282-9920

    (440) 282-9928 FAX

    YWCA Women’s Center

    200 9th Street

    Lorain, Oh 44052

    (440) 246-2002

    (440) 322-6308

    Harrison Cultural Community Center

    1922 Hamilton Avenue

    Lorain, Oh 44052

    (440) 244-0367

    100 Men

    P.O. Box 3002

    Lorain, Oh 44052

    men@100menofloraincounty.com

    (440) 567-7710

    Negro Professional Women

    P.O. Box 687

    Lorain, Oh 44052

    (440) 865-7697

    Attn: Sylvia Duvall

    Lorain City NAACP

    P.O. Box 206

    Lorain, Oh 44052

    Jean Wrice, President

    (440) 245-6545

    Lorain County Family and Children’s

    First Council

    226 Middle Avenue

    Elyria, Oh 44035

    (440) 284-4467

    (440) 284-4622 FAX

    Director: Melissa Stefano