We envision a strong community and one of our most important resources is our communty partners.
Through strategic partnerships, collaborative work, the dedication of volunteers and the support of hundreds through our annual campaign, we are achieving measurable results.


American Red Cross
Rod Cook, Executive Director
121 W. Mulberry St.
Lancaster, OH 43130
(740) 687-5585
fax: (740) 687-5746

The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergency by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.

Big Brothers/Big Sisters
Jolyn Pugh, Executive Director
111 S. Broad Street
P.O. Box 962
Lancaster, OH 43130
(740) 687-9477
fax: (740) 687-9277

Big Brothers Big Sisters provides children facing adversity with strong, enduring, professionally supported one-on-one mentoring relationships that change their lives for the better.

Boy Scouts of America
Marshall Long, Development Director
807 Kinnear Rd.
Columbus, OH 43212
1-800-433-4051x299 • skcscouts.org

The Simon Kenton Council, Boy Scouts of America prepares young people to make ethical and moral choices through outdoor activities, civic service and family development.

By the Way-Free Medical Clinic
Cathy Barthelmas, Director
1029 S. Broad St.
Lancaster, OH 43130
(740) 654-6911

Established for residents who are uninsured or under-insured. Provides medical exams, prescription assistance, outpatient testing and nursing follow-up for those who cannot afford conventional health care. Open the first and third Tuesday evening at 6:00pm monthly.

Canal Winchester Human Services
Penny Miller
22 S. Trine St.
Canal Winchester, OH 43110
(614) 834-3888

CWHS serves the Canal Winchester School District, Lithopolis and portions of the Bloom Carroll School District with a wide variety of social services including the Community Food Pantry. The Community Food Pantry is located at 360 West Waterloo Street, call 614-834-4700 to schedule an appointment.

Fairfield Center for Disabilities & CP
Dr. Edwin Payne, Director
681 E. Sixth Ave.
Lancaster, OH 43130
(740) 653-5501
fax: (740) 653-6046

Serves and assists Fairfield County's disabled and elderly adults through accessible transportation, day care, social and recreational activities, ramp building, and ADA compliance.

Foundation Dinners
Gary Clum – Director
1000 W Fifth Ave,
Lancaster, OH 43130
Phone 740-653-3233

Foundation Dinners provides an opportunity for volunteers to contribute to the needs of many poverty-stricken families and individuals in our community, as well as becoming part of the broadcast system which informs the local area of the presence of hunger and homelessness amongst us.

FairHope Hospice & Palliative Care Pickering House
Denise Bauer, Administrator
282 Sells Road
Lancaster, OH 43130
(740) 654-7077
(740) 475-0699
fax: (740) 654-6321

Community-based hospice care provider for terminally ill patients at home, in extended care facilities or at our hospice house, The Pickering House. Grief support is available to adults and children of hospice families and community members experiencing any type of loss.

Fairfield County 211 ( I & R)
Kristin Ankrom, Director
108 W Main St.
Lancaster, OH 43130
(740) 687-0500
fax: (740) 689-9827

Links people in need with the agency or service designed to alleviate their need but also alleviate duplication of services.

Girl Scouts of Ohio's Heartland Council
Kendra O'Reilly
Molly Novak
3230 Bowers Lane (Zanesville) 43702 
fax: (614) 454-8111

Girl Scouts of Ohio’s Heartland Council exists to meet the needs of every girl in a one of a kind, girl-centric and girl-driven environment. Here girls find courage to explore new adventures, confidence in their uniqueness, character to stand by their values, and create lifelong connections to peers and mentors. As they develop their leadership skills, Girl Scouts learn to pay it forward by becoming the next generation of women leaders, who serve and reinvest in their communities.


Harcum House
Lisa DeGeeter, Executive Director
1147 E. Main St., Suite B
Lancaster, Ohio 43130

Harcum House reduces trauma experienced by child victims of violent crime by providing an array of evidence based, trauma informed, multidisciplinary services.

Lancaster-Fairfield Community Action Agency and
Fairfield County Food Pantry

Kellie Ailes, Executive Director
P.O. Box 768
Lancaster, Ohio 43130
(740) 653-4146
Fax (740) 653-4462

LFCAA seeks to enable low-income families and individuals to obtain the skill, knowledge and motivation to secure the opportunities needed to become fully self-sufficient.

- Rutherford House
- Pest Remediation

The Lighthouse 
Suzanne Pellitier-Capitini, Director
P.O. Box 215
Lancaster, OH 43130
(740) 687-4423
(740) 689-2558
fax: (740) 689-2616

Offers protective shelter, 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year for victims of domestic violence and their children. Counseling and advocacy services are available.

Lutheran Social Services
Emergency Shelter
(740) 653-2012
Homeless Services
Eddie Rapp
1681 E. Main St.
(740) 653-2265
 fax:(740) 653-3307

Food Pantry
Brad Draper
2045 E. Main Street
Lancaster, Ohio 43130
(740) 687-5130

Provides basic needs and services that revitalize lives through innovative food pantries, homeless shelters, affordable senior housing, and disaster recovery assistance.



Provides emergency food to anyone in Fairfield County for families living at or below 200% of the federal poverty level.

Maywood Mission
Tony Salvatori, Director
1029 S. Broad St.
Lancaster, OH 43130
(740) 653-5734
fax: (740) 653-0242

The Maywood Mission provides pre-school, latch-key, summer camp, transportation and three meals per child daily; educational needs and extra-curricular activities.

Mid-Ohio Psychological Services
Scott Craft, Ph. D., - Supervisor
624 East Main Street
Lancaster, Ohio 43130
Phone (740) 687-0042
Fax (740) 687-6677 • mopsohio.com

The Therapeutic mentoring program is a set of community-based clinical services provided to individuals who are having difficulties with social, communication, problem solving, conflict-resolution, and/or independent living skills. Therapeutic mentors are trained professionals who work with clients to develop and practice these skills in the community

New Horizons Mental Health Services
Tony Motta, Director
1592 Granville Pike
Lancaster, OH 43130
(740) 687-0835
fax: (740) 687-9391

Improving the health and well being of individuals, families and community, through quality mental health care and effective community partnerships. New Horizons also provides mental health care at their Pickerington location. (614) 834-1919

PCMA Food Pantry of Pickerington
Gessica Peraza,
Director of Operations
70 Cross St, Ste B
Pickerington, OH 43147
(614) 834-0079

Provides emergency food to needy residents living within the Pickerington Local School District boundaries.

Project WISE
Rick Brenner, Porgram Director
Ridgeview Junior High School
130 Hill Rd S.
Pickerington, OH 43147
(614) 548-1700

Project WISE is an educational program designed to improve the organizational skills, study skills, self-confidence and motivation of at-risk junior high students struggling to maintain their grades.

The Recovery Center
Trisha Farrar, Executive Director
201 S Columbus St.
Lancaster, OH 43130
(740) 687-4500
fax: (740) 687-4595
(614) 548-1700

The Recovery Center provides alcohol, drug addiction and mental health prevention, intervention and treatment programs to children, adolescents and adults in Fairfield County.

Robert K. Fox Family Y
Mike Lieber, Director
465 W. Sixth Ave.
Lancaster, OH 43130
(740) 654-0616 x 248
fax: (740) 654-4206

The Robert K. Fox Family Y serves the entire community of Lancaster & Fairfield County as well as surrounding counties by putting Christian principles into practice through programs that build health, body, mind and spirit for all.

Salvation Army/Samaritan Center
Captains Bryan & Laura DeMichael Kelley Bauman
228 Hubert Ave.
PO Box 517
Lancaster, OH 43130
SA: (740) 687-1921
SC: (740) 687-3634
fax: (740) 687-1928

Provides activities, social interaction and nursing services in a nurturing environment for adults who need socialization, supervision and assistance during the day.

Wesley RIdge
Kathy Miller
2225 St. Rt. 256
Reynoldsburg, OH
(614) 866-7212
fax: (614) 863-4200

Wesley Ridge Adult Day Services provides daytime care for seniors and adults with disabilities in a therapeutic environment, supervised by a registered nurse and offering respite to caregivers.




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