HandsOn Central Ohio call 2-1-1 Hispanic Outreach

195 North Grant Avenue
Columbus, OH 43215
Tel: (614) 221-2255
Fax: (614) 224-6866
Email: info@handsoncentralohio.org
Website: http://www.handsoncentralohio.org
Alliance Group: Education, Mentoring & Youth, Health & Safety
Type: Community Organization
Region: Central

Mission Statement:
HandsOn Central Ohio's mission is to strengthen and enhance the quality of life in our community by mobilizing volunteers and connecting people to critical community resources. 

Description of Services:

For more than 30 years Information and Referral (I & R) services have helped people find answers. Central Ohio residents have immediate access to this service. 2-1-1 is an easy to remember and universally recognized telephone number that makes a critical connection between those in need and the appropriate community-based organizations and government agencies. 2-1-1 is available throughout Franklin County 24 hours a day, seven days a week. I & R services are the link between people and community organizations. I & R services maintain comprehensive and up-to-date databases of resources, including federal, state and local government agencies, community-based organizations, and private non-profit organizations. Our database contains more than 5,000 programs and services and 2,100 on-going volunteer opportunities at more than 900 non-profit, government and healthcare organizations. 

The following are a list of services available to those who may need information on how to find and utilize these services in the community. 
• Basic Human Needs Resource:
Food banks, clothing closets, shelters, rent assistance, utility assistance.
• Physical and Mental Health Resources:
Health insurance programs, Medicaid and Medicare, maternal health, Children's Health Insurance Program, medical information lines, crisis intervention services, support groups, counseling, drug and alcohol intervention and rehabilitation. 
• Employment Supports:
Financial assistance, job training, transportation assistance, education programs.
• Support for Older Americans and Persons with Disabilities:
Adult day care, congregate meals, Meals on Wheels, respite care, home health care, transportation, and homemaker services.
• Support for Children, Youth and Families:
Childcare, after school programs, Head Start, family resource centers, summer camps and recreation programs, mentoring, tutoring, protective services. 
• Volunteer Opportunities and Donations.
Informational resources available for Spanish speaking individuals. 

OLANet Admin Contact:
First Name:
Last Name: 
Title: Manager, Database Administration & IT Support
Phone: (614) 221-6766 ext 7160
Email: resource@handsoncentralohio.org

 Program/Public Contact: 
First Name: Hispanic Outreach/Bilingual Resources
Phone: (614) 221-2255
Email: info@handsoncentralohio.org
Fax: (614) 224-6866