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Community Resources and Links to Services; Food and Other Supplies

Help Network of Northeast Ohio: People can call 866 303 7337 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., 7 days a week.

Crisis hotline: 211. For individuals who need crisis/suicide intervention services, 24 hours/7days a week

  • Mahoning and Trumbull counties: 330 747 2696
  • Columbiana County: 330 424 7767

Warmline: 866 303 7337. A Peer-to-Peer, non-crisis service for someone to talk to.
Available noon-8 p.m. M-F, and 1 p.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday

Suicide hotline: 211 or 800 273 8255

Ohio crisis text line: Text “4Hope” to 741 741

National disaster distress helpline: 800 985 5990 or text “TalkWithUs” to 66746

Community services through Help Network’s online data base

Find food pantries near you: Text “Help Network” to 898211. Follow the prompts (there will be short delays) and then enter your zip code.

Salvation Army Soup Kitchen: Meals-to-go will be served outdoors only every Sunday from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. until further notice. 270 Franklin St. Warren, Ohio 

Basement Outreach Ministries: 805 Terra Alta, Warren
Providing Groceries and Basic Hygiene, 1X a week on Tuesdays, Pick up will be from 12:00pm to 8:00pm , No Walk-ins. Call (234) 881-4022 for assistance.
Terra Alta Location will have staff on Mondays 1:00pm-4:00pm, Wednesdays 3:00pm-5:00pm, Fridays 1:00pm-4:00pm. Requests by phone only (234) 806-4022

Bolindale Christian Church: 2749 Fairview Street, SE, Warren: 330 369 3452
2nd and 4th Wednesday, 4pm to 6pm

Bristolville Christian Harbor: 1787 Housel Craft Road, Bristolville: 330 212 0887
1st Thursday every month

HAND SANITIZER: Candella Microdistillery
4440 Market Street, Boardman: 330 518 5006

Champion Christian Church: 151 Center Street W, Warren: 330 847 0785
Feeding ministry once per month. Please cal for April schedule

Church Mouse: 26 1/2, Broad St., Newton Falls: 330 872 5574
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, 10 am to noon. Call ahead.

Community Volunteer Council: 1642 W. Market St., Warren: 330 395 5888
Monday through Friday, by request

Emmanuel Community Center: 2 N. State St., Girard: 330 545 4301
Food pantry

First Assembly of God: 2640 Parkman Road, Warren: 330 898 1775
No Hot Meals For April

First Presbyterian Church: 256 Mahoning Avenue, Warren: 330-393-1524
Pantry & Hot Meals, 3rd Tuesday of Every Month

Good Shepherd Community Church: 4600 Eagle Creek Road, Leavittsburg: 330-898-7777
Pantry 3rd Saturday, Every Month 10:00 to 11:00am

Grainger Industrial Gloves: 360 Victoria Road, Youngstown: 800-472-4643
Nitrile Gloves

Grocery Grab Volunteers: 330-207-8657
Will Pick Up and Deliver Already Paid For Groceries

Hartford Community Church: 3312 State Route 7, Hartford: 330-717-2851
Emergency Food Assistance

Howland Community Church: 198 Niles Cortland Road, Warren: 330-856-3628
Emergencies Only – Call

Liberty Assembly: 6779 Belmont Avenue, Girard: 330-539-0003
Last Wedneday of Month

Second Harvest Food Bank of Mahoning Valley: 2805 Salt Springs Road, Youngstown: 330-792-5522
Emergency Food Assistance

Mecca Township Mobile Pantry: 5920 Phillips-Rice Road, Cortland: 330-638-5537
Emergency Food Assistance

Niles Community Services: 401 Vienna Avenue #2, Niles: 330-652-6412
Groceries M-F, 9:am-1:00 pm Serving Niles, Mineral Ridge

NorthMar Church: 3856 E. Market Street, Warren: 330-856-3496
Bags of Food, Stop in during office hours 8:30 am-4:30 pm

Pleasant Valley Share Outreach: 2055 Pleasant Valley Road, Niles: 330-539-6582
Food Pantry

Rust City Church: 5555 Youngstown Warren Rd (Located behind Ollie’s), Niles: 330-299-8686
Every Thurs. at 5:00pm, Free Food Bags

Salvation Army: 270 Franklin, SE, Warren: 330-392-1573
Food Pantry M-F, 9:30am-11:00am and M-Th, 1:00pm-2:00pm
Diaper Bank, Utilities M-F, 9:30am-11:00am and M-Th, 1 :00pm-2:00pm

SCOPE (For Vets, Disabled, Homebound): 375 N. Park Avenue, Warren: 330-399-8846
Grocery Delivery, Cleaning Supplies, Paper Products

Second Baptist Church: 1510 Main Street, Warren: 330-399-8270
Emergency Food Assistance

Senior Action Group: 330.530.4038 ext 222
Grocery Delivery, Medication Delivery, Transportation to Medical Appointments, Phone Pals

Sheetz Store #248: 2721 Salt-Springs Road, Girard: 330-530-2375
Free Kidz Meal Bagz Program, Available All Day – Includes Turkey Sandwich, Chips and a Drink

Sheetz Store #282: 1162 Niles-Cortland Road, Warren: 330-856-9803
Free Kidz Meal Bagz Program, Available All Day – Includes Turkey Sandwich, Chips and a Drink

St. Vincent DePaul: 2415 Niles Road, SE, Warren: 330-369-1030
Lunch M-F 3/30 and 3/31, 11:30am-1:00pm, Household Goods

TC Office of Elderly Affairs: 2959 Youngstown Road, SE, Warren: 330-675-2486
Deliver Hot Meals 5x a Week

Trinity Baptist Church: 235 Highland, SW, Warren: 330-399-6733
Emergency Food, Frozen Meat and Non-Perishables, Call Church, T, W, TH, 10:00am-2:00pm
Food Giveaway Every Month on 2nd Friday, Quinby Park, 525 Austin Ave, 9:00am-11:00

Trumbull County Mobile Meals: 323 E. Market Street, Warren: 330-394-2538
Delivers Frozen Meals for Week on Mondays

US Safety Gear, Inc.: 5001 Enterprise Drive, NW, Warren: 800-686-1459
Nitrile Gloves

Warren Family Mission Pantry: 1312 West Market Street, Warren: 330-394-5437
Food Distribution M, W, TH 9:30am-12:00pm, 1:00am-3:00pm
Household Items

WIC Trumbull: 258 E. Market Street, Suite 201, Warren: 330-394-0990
Call In Only

Coronavirus Information

State of Ohio Stay-At-Home order: Click HERE to review.

Ohio’s call center for questions about COVID-19 (staffed 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. every day): 833-4-ASK-ODH (275-634)
Link to website: Coronavirus.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/covid-19/

Frequently asked questions about Ohio’s stay at home order: Link to website Coronavirus.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/covid-19/home/stay-at-home-information/stay-at-home-order-frequently-asked-questions

Updates from the Center for Disease and Control and Prevention: Coronavirus.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/covid-19/home/CDC-Updates/

CDC guidelines for reducing stigma: CDC.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/symptoms-testing/reducing-stigma.html?CDC_AA_refVal=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.cdc.gov%2Fcoronavirus%2F2019-ncov%2Fabout%2Frelated-stigma.html

Recommended hand rub formulations from the World Health Organization: WHO.int/gpsc/5may/Guide_to_Local_Production.pdf

Cleaning and disinfecting alternatives – COVID-19: Coronavirus.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/covid-19/home/covid-19-checklists/cleaning-disinfecting-alternatives-covid-19-checklist

Unemployment Claims

Ohio – recommended to file online at Unemployment.ohio.gov
Can also call 877 644 6562 

Question and answer form: JFS.ohio.gov/ouio/CoronavirusAndUI.stm

Coronavirus and unemployment insurance guide: JFS.ohio.gov/ouio/CoronavirusAndUI.stm?fbclid=IwAR3e3fGtkcLJRWu_bsz2FkTJFfbFUM5ms_L1D4WUJCZF8PC_FzTGXyLGuhQ

Pay benefits for reduced work hours: SharedWork Ohio allows workers to remain employed and employers to retain trained staff during times of reduced business activity.

Business Resources

Small Business Administration’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program: Ohio small businesses and nonprofits are eligible to apply for up to $2 million, low-interest loan through SBA. Call 800 659 2955 or visit online at SBA.gov/funding-programs/disaster-assistance

SBA frequently asked questions: DisasterLoan.sba.gov/ela/Home/Questions?mc_cid=b71a84e549&mc_eid=9696d5eba1

Youngstown-Warren Regional Chamber: RegionalChamber.com/memberresources/covid-19-resources?mc_cid=2ceb079a13&mc_eid=24123ec46d

Ohio Manufacturing Association: Many manufacturers supply essential goods or are part of the essential goods supply chain. For those staying open, OMA offers advice to keep employees safe at OhioMFG.informz.net/

OMA also is offering companies best practice and business guides during COVID-19 at ManufacturingSuccess.org/covid-19

Liquor buyback: Through the Ohio Department of Commerce to support bars and restaurants, that stocked up on high-proof liquor, but now are closed due to shutdown. Liquor must be unopened, high-proof liquor products obtained within the last 30 days to the agency where product was purchased. This pertains for those with temporary F2 permits for events scheduled between March 12 – April 6. Call 877 812 0013

Ohio Department of Transportation: ODOT modified process for hauler carrying heavy loads of essential goods. Haulers with loads classified as oversized can now download and carry the permit. Visit Transportation.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/odot/

Ohio Bureau of Worker’s Compensation: The BWC is deferring insurance premium installment payments for March, April and May until June 1. Visit Info.BWC.ohio.gov

Injured worker temporary telehealth policy: BWC is initiating temporary policy changes that will allow flexibility in the provision of care to injured workers. Read the policy at BWC.ohio.gov/downloads/blankpdf/PolicyAlert-TempTeleHealthCOVID-19.pdf

Grace period for health insurance premiums: All health insurers are required to provide the option of deferring premium payments, interest free, for up to 60 calendar days from each original premium due date. Employers can defer their premium payments up to two months, relieving costs, while keeping their employees insured. Read more here IOP-odi-content.s3.amazonaws.com/static/Legal/Bulletins/Documents/2020-03.pdf

Employee coverage: Health insurers must allow employers to continue covering employees, even if the employee would otherwise become ineligible because of a decrease in hours worked per week. Even though employees may be working significantly reduced schedule at this time, through no fault of their own, the state wants to sure they continue to have access to their health insurance if it’s feasible for the employer at this time. Read more here IOP-odi-content.s3.amazonaws.com/static/Legal/Bulletins/Documents/2020-03.pdf

Assistance for lost insurance coverage: IOP-odi-content.s3.amazonaws.com/static/Legal/Bulletins/Documents/2020-03.pdf

Banking information from state of Ohio: OhioBankersLeague.com/customers

Credit unions: OhioCreditUnions.org

Keep Ohio Connected (internet service availability): Learn what Internet service providers are doing to keep Ohioans connected, including keeping service turned on during the pandemic and waiving late fees. Learn more here Governor.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/governor/media/news-and-media/dewine-husted-praise-internet-providers-for-commitment-to-keep-americans-connected-pledge

Tool kits for businesses for free video conferencing: Laptopmag.com

Medicaid and Food Assistance and Cash Benefits

Applicants don’t have to wait for unemployment to be determined. Information is available in all three counties through Job and Family Service offices.

View eligibility: Benefits.ohio.gov

Ohio Job and Family Service information guide: JFS.ohio.gov/ocomm/applyforbenefits.stm

Columbiana County JFS: 330 424 1471 or visit Columbianacountyjfs.org

Mahoning County JFS: 844 640 6066 or visit Mahoningcountyoh.gov/473/Department-of-Job-Family-Services

Trumbull County JFS: 330 675 2000 or visit HS.co.trumbull.oh.us

Energy assistance programs: Development.ohio.gov/is/is_energyassist.htm

Child Support

Mahoning County: Pay online or by phone with debit or credit card at 888 965 2676. 

Child Care

Coronavirus Pandemic Child Care Information for Providers: JFS.ohio.gov/cdc/CoronavirusAndChildcare/

For families: JFS.ohio.gov/cdc/CoronavirusAndChildcareForFamilies/

The Jewish Community Center of Youngstown has been granted an Emergency Pandemic Child Care license by the state of Ohio and is now accepting applications for immediate placement for children of essential workers in the Mahoning Valley. 

County Offices

Columbiana County Commissioners: 330 424 9511

Columbiana Emergency Management Agency: 330 424 9725

Mahoning County Commissioners: 330 740 2130

Mahoning Emergency Management Agency: 330 740 2200
To donate personal protective equipment (PPE): 330 599 5351 or send email to have items picked up to donatePPE@mahoningcountyoh.gov

Trumbull County Commissioners: 330 675 2451

Public meetings access conference call line: 877 820 7831, with the access code 554234

Trumbull Emergency Management Agency: 330 675 2666

Mercer County Commissioners: 724 662 3800
Mercer County officials have put individual department information on the county’s web site for potential impacts to public access created by Covid-19: MCC.co.mercer.pa.us/covid19/
Department of Public Safety Emergency Management Agency: 724 662 2603

Lawrence County Commissioners: 724 658 2541
Department of Public Safety Emergency Management Agency:
724 658 7485

Mental Health & Addiction/Anxiety/Self Care

Trumbull Mental Health and Recovery Board is posting current coronavirus updates and information on local providers: Trumbullmhrb.org  

TMHRB is posting updates on self-care, dealing with anxiety and other behavioral health resources on its Facebook pages.

Mahoning County Mental Health and Recovery Board: Information on local providers for mental health and addiction services

Columbiana Mental Health and Recovery Board

Managing Coronavirus-related Stress

COVID-19 and Anxiety 

Practicing self-care during stressful times

Online Alcohol and Addiction Meetings

With AA meetings being closed, those in recovery can search for online meetings or search on Youtube.com.

Youngstown Area Intergroup for Alcoholics Anonymous

Page for online meetings: For information on online, phone and text meetings

Pittsburgh Area Central Office: Links for online meetings

Alcoholics Anonymous: For video and audio material

Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation: For daily readings and meditations

Ohio Citizen Advocates for Addiction Recovery, or OCAAR, wants to be a source of light and serenity during this time, which is why, starting next Wednesday, we will be hosting a statewide meditation on our Facebook Live. All are welcome to join. 

This meditation will be held weekly with different teachers and different messages. It will typically last about 30 minutes, including instruction. 

Join us on Wednesday, March 25th at 7:30 for our first statewide meditation.

Family and Children Resources

Tips for families: Coronavirus and age-appropriate responses for questions

Family activities to do during Stay-At-Home order 

RESOURCE AND GROUPS OFFERING SERVICES ON FACEBOOK

Mutual Aid of Youngstown

Shenango Valley Take Out

Quick Action Group: Volunteers assist with picking-up and delivering necessities to the seniors in the valley during the COVID-19 outbreak. Tasks will involve picking-up and dropping-off groceries, food bank items, medicine, and assisting with transportation to medical appointments. 

Grocery Grab Volunteers: 330 207 8657

Grocery Grab Volunteer form