Helpful Links

The Ohio Association of Second Harvest hopes this page will help emergency food assistance providers, volunteers, and foodbank staff find the information they need to help clients to navigate the system for the benefits they may be eligible for and need. Additionally, it provides links to other non-profit organizations providing services to help end hunger both locally and nationally.

Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction Ohio Reentry Resource Center

M.U.S.C.L.E. is a centralized guide for Department staff, offenders, families, and community partners that provides assistance in locating community resources and information to foster strong, safe communities.

The Reentry Resource Guide is a collection of county by county fact sheets that provides vital information to assist offenders' reentry into society. Areas include social services, human services, local, county, state, and federal agencies, and other service agencies such as libraries, substance abuse programs, mental health counseling, veterans services commissions, educational opportunities, faith-based agencies, food, clothing, and job training and placement.


(OSLSA) provides low or no cost legal services to families and individuals in Ohio. The links below are also provided on this site.

Feeding America (formerly America's Second Harvest) the Nation's Food Bank Network is the nation's largest Charitable hunger-relief organization:a network of more than 200 Member food banks & food-rescue organizations serving all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico.



Voices for Ohio’s Children is a non-partisan collaborative of private, public, and not-for-profit sector organizations and individuals who advocate for public policy that improves the well-being of Ohio’s children and their families.


This page provides information on public and private programs that offer discounted or free medication, programs that provide help with other health care costs, and Medicare health plans that include prescription coverage. It also provides information on even more ways you can reduce your prescription drug costs, such as by using generic alternatives.


Helping people with Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage assess their personal situation, understand their choices, compare plan options and make the enrollment decision that is right for their health and their financial situation.


The Coalition on Homelessness and Housing in Ohio (COHHIO) is a coalition of organizations and individuals committed to ending homelessness and to promoting decent, safe, fair, affordable housing for all, with a focus on assisting low-income people and those with special needs.

ACT Inc. A.C.T., Inc. (Accountability & Credibility Together)

ACT is a Hand Up, Not a Hand Out. At ACT, We believe in people. We believe insecond chances. We believe in giving people that opportunity.

Accountability and Credibility Together (ACT) was created in 1996 as a long term solution for breaking the cycle of welfare in Hamilton County, Ohio. One of the only agencies of its kind in the United States , ACT has become a statewide and national leader in welfare reform.




WHY attacks the root causes of hunger and poverty by promoting effective and innovative community-based solutions that create self-reliance, economic justice and food security. An innovative part of WHY is Artists Against Hunger and Poverty: forges relationships between artists and community-based organizations to raise funds and public awareness.

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The Ohio Association of Second Harvest Foodbanks is featured among other advocacy groups and food providers across the nation. Please visit their site and have a look.


A national, nonprofit agency which allocates donations from the Jewish community to nonprofit organizations providing food, help and hope to hungry people of all faiths and backgrounds. MAZON is also a funder/partner in the fight against hunger in Ohio

Ohio Association of Second Harvest Foodbanks Helpful Links in Ohio