Community Resources

Food Insecurity

Seagate Food Bank

Contact: (419) 244-6996; cheri@seagatefoodbank.org

Address: 526 High Street Toledo, OH 43609

Halim Clinic will sign a referral form, and patients can pick up food, diapers, groceries and other supplies on Wednesdays between 12 pm - 1 pm.

Islamic Food Bank of Toledo

Every second Saturday, free hot meals are distributed at the Perrysburg Heights Community Center (12:25 pm - 12:45 pm), Helping Hands of St. Louis (1:00 pm - 1:20 pm), and Toledo Masjid Al Islam (1:25 pm - 1:45 pm).

Sylvania Area Family Services

Contact: (419) 882-8415

Anyone residing in Lucas county outside these zip codes can only visit the pantry once a month. Families that live in the zip codes 43560; 43615; 43617; 43623 can visit the pantry every Thursday. First Tuesday of every month from 10 am – 12 pm families will be given a three month supply of personal care items (shampoo, toothpaste, deodorant, etc). *You must bring an ID and proof of residency.

Our Lady of Lourdes Church

Contact: (419) 865-2345

This program provides free nutritious meals to those in need. Open Wednesdays 11 am - 12:15 pm.

Vision Services

Prevent Blindness

Contact: (419) 691-2900

This program provides comprehensive eye care to those in need. Patients must meet certain criteria to be eligible. Patients must meet the 200% federal poverty guidelines & must not be enrolled in any insurance that offers vision insurance.

Women's Health

CommunityCare Women's Health Clinic

Contact: (419) 482-8127

Address: 2150 S Byrne Rd, Toledo, OH 43614

Services include on-site pap smears, pelvic exams, and general women’s wellness exams. Patients must make an appointment beforehand. Open every other Thursday, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm.

Resources for Dementia Patients

National Alzheimer’s Association

Contact: (800) 272-3900

The National Alzheimer’s Association provides a 24/7 free helpline available for around-the-clock care and support. They also provide free care support groups in Toledo.

Dental Services

Mildred Bayer Clinic for the Homeless

Contact : (419) 241-1554

Address: 1415 Jefferson Avenue, Toledo, OH 43604 (Entrance at 15th & Jefferson)

Halim Clinic will sign a referral form, and homeless patients (or those with living insecurities) will be provided with free dental services. Services include evaluations, x-rays, extractions, root canals, fillings, and cleanings. Dental services are only provided on Mondays and Thursdays.

Clothing Services

The Bridge/Monroe Street Neighborhood Center

Contact: (419) 473-1167

Location: 3613 Monroe St, Toledo, OH 43606

Provides free clothing on Wednesdays 11:30 am - 1 pm. An ID is required.

Ar-Rahmani Foundation Free Store

Contact: (419) 975-8618

The store provides free clothing/supplies on Tuesdays 9 am - 2 pm and Saturdays 11 am - 3 pm. An ID is required.

Family Services

Pregnancy Center of Greater Toledo

Contact: (419) 531-6842

The center provides free pregnancy testing, ultrasounds, vitamin prescriptions, and pregnancy and parenting classes. Completing the classes makes you eligible for free baby supplies/diapers.

Child Care Program from Lucas County

Families whose income is at or below 125 percent of the federal poverty guideline, can receive payment for all or part of their monthly child care expenses. Child Care Providers receive payments from Lucas County Job and Family Services so parents may work, attend approved school, or participate in training activities. Subsidies can only be used in one of Lucas County's regulated child care environments. The application for this program is online.

https://www.co.lucas.oh.us/902/Child-Care-Program

Communication Insecurity

Assurance Wireless

Contact: (888) 321-5880

This company provides free cell phones and cell phone plans to low income families. Individuals interested must fill out a form online. In order to qualify, you must be either within 135% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines or receive food stamps, SSI, Medicaid, or Section 8.

https://www.assurancewireless.com/lifeline-services/states/ohio-lifeline-free-government-phone-service

Mental Health Services

National Suicide Prevention Hotline

Contact: text "Hope" to 741741 or call 1-800-273-8255

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, across the United States.

Community Health Worker/Patient Advocates

CareNet

Contact: (419) 842-0800

Halim Clinic will sign a referral form and connect patients to a Community Health Worker for free. Community Health Workers are advocates for disadvantaged patients; they can help with access to medical care and various social services (such as access to transportation, specialty care, legal services, smoking cessation, and food/clothing/housing resources).