Lorain Public Library System - Local Web Sites
Blessing House is a safe, child-centered house for children whose family circumstances have left the parent(s) or caregiver(s) in need of respite. Or it may be that the family is facing a crisis of some kind.
Catholic Charities Family Center of Lorain
The center is also known as "8th Street". Among the services provided are a Hot Meal Program; Food Pantry; Emergency Financial Aid; G.E.D Program; Mental Health Education; and Parent Education.
Child Care Resource Center
The CCRC will assist you in locating child care that meets the needs of your family. Your choices include nursery school, full time/part time care, weekend/ evening / overnight care.
Domestic Violence Assistance
Informational site provided by the Lorain City Police Department.
Elyria City Health Department
Serving the city of Elyria.
Genesis House Domestic Abuse Shelter
Provides a comprehensive range of family-focused services for Lorain County Victims of Domestic Violence.
Haven Shelter for the Homeless
The Haven Center of Neighborhood House Association has 68 beds and shelters over 700 men, women and children every year.
The Center is much more than just food and a bed for the night. It also provides a diverse variety of vital human resource services to help people move into permanent housing. Each person or family meets with our staff to develop a case plan with both short-term and long-term goals to find housing and address other problems.
Lorain - The Pride Initiative
PRIDE is a project funded by SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) through the Community Resiliency and Recovery Initiative. One of three funded projects in the Nation, this unique partnership through the City of Lorain - Mayor's office, the four-year grant will provide resources to assist Lorain city residents experiencing anxiety, depression and problematic substance abuse issues due to our recent economic downturn.
Lorain City Health Department
Serving the city of Lorain and Avon Lake.
Lorain County Board of Mental Health
Offering Mental Health support from the Ohio Department of Mental Health.
Lorain County Department of Job and Family Services
This website includes information about services provided by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services as well as application forms.
Lorain County General Health District
Serving the cities of Amherst, Avon, N. Ridgeville, Oberlin, Sheffield Lake and all the villages and townships in Lorain County.
Lorain County Taskforce for the Homeless
The Lorain County Task Force for the Homeless seeks to eliminate homelessness in Lorain County.
Network of Care - Mental Health
Provides information about mental health services, laws, and related news.
Network of Care for Domestic Violence
Network of Care includes information about Lorain''s Genesis House domestic violence resources.
Nord Center Comprehensive Behavioral Healthcare
The Nord Center has provided mental health services to the residents of Lorain County since 1948. Today the Center employs over 240 employees and serves more than 6000 clients and their families each year.
Ohio Department of Aging - Lorain County Senior Centers List
Addresses and phone numbers for various senior centers in Lorain County are listed.
Pathways Counseling and Growth Center
Pathways Counseling & Growth Center (PCGC) is a private, not-for-profit organization that has provided mental health counseling services to residents of greater Lorain County, Ohio since 1981.
St. Joseph Emergency Shelter for the Homeless
The St. Joseph Emergency Shelter for the homeless is located at 317 West 15th Street in Lorain. It is open from November to March.
United Way of Greater Lorain County 2-1-1 Community Resource Directory
The United Way of Greater Lorain County provides a 2-1-1 (211) online community services directory. From this website you can browse categories or search by a specific service. If you still cannot find the information you need at this page you can call for information 24-hours a day by dialing 2-1-1 or 1-800-275-6106.