Funded Programs

We collaborate with local agencies to provide programs that lift families and individuals from a place of despair to a place of hope.

American Red Cross

Prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.

740.349.9442

PROGRAM

Blood Services 

MISSION

To ensure Central Ohio hospitals have adequate and sufficient blood and blood products to treat all patients.

IMPACT AREA

Health

CITY

Newark, OH

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MISSION

IMPACT AREA

CITY

Disaster Services

To provide direct assistance to disaster victims and to better prepare Licking County residents on how to prevent, prepare for, and rspond to disasters. 

Poverty

Newark, OH

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MISSION

IMPACT AREA

CITY

Services to the Armed Forces (SAF)

Helping military members, veterans, and their families prepare for, cope with, and respond to the challenges of millitary services.

Basics Needs/

Income

Newark, OH

Behavioral Healthcare Partners

To improve and save lives by serving the healthcare needs of those who experience mental illness and/or addiction related conditions.

740.788.3400

PROGRAM 

Integrated Health

MISSION

By addressing concerns related to access, stigma, and co-morbidity, the IH program is able to assist individuals improve their overall well being.

IMPACT AREA

Health

CITY

Newark, OH

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MISSION

IMPACT AREA

CITY

School Intervention Program

Designed to help students with significant emotional and/or behavioral disturbance by providing a school-based behavioral health worker who is assigned to work exclusively with the students in that district.

Health

Newark, OH

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Licking & Perry Counties

To provide children facing adversity with strong, enduring, professionally supported, one-to-one relationships that change their lives for the better, forever.

740.349.9646

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MISSION

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CITY

Community/School-based Youth Mentoring

To provide children facing adversity with strong, enduring, professionally supported, one-to-one relationships that change their lives for the better, forever,

Education

Newark, OH

Camp O'Bannon

To provide 400+ Licking County children the opportunity to attend summer camp at no cost to their families.

740.345.8295

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MISSION

IMPACT AREA

CITY

Camp O'Bannon

To increase self-esteem and overall human development by: providing the opportunity to learn new skills, improving behaviors with positive reinforcement, fostering positive relationships with others in a safe, caring, 'family' enviroment.

Health

Newark, OH

Carol Strawn Center

To operate a non-profit adult day care center exclusively for charitable purposes for the care of people with Alzheimer's disease and related disorders

740.345.5190

Adult Day Service

To provide dementia-specific adult day service to Licking County residents and to provide respite and support for their caregivers to enhance the quality of life for both those with dementia and their families.

Health

Newark, OH

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MISSION

IMPACT AREA

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Catholic Social Services

Advances the potential and human dignity of individuals and families by providing essential and compassionate social services and advocating for people in need.

614.857.1230

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MISSION

IMPACT AREA

CITY

Supportive Services

Supportive Services Licensed Social Workers provide info and referral, crisis intervention, linkage to services, and ongoing case management assistaance to adults (age 60 or older) in Licking County.

Health

Newark, OH

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MISSION

IMPACT AREA

CITY

Transportation Services

Provides transportation for seniors and qualified veterans to medical appointments.

Health

Newark, OH

Center for Disability Services

To provide infants, children, and adults who have, or are at risk for, disabilities, the support, training, opportunities, and facilities needed to achieve their highest degree of independence and greatest quality of life.

740.344.2995

To promote self-confidence, personal, and social skill development of individuals with developmental disabilities.

Health

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MISSION

IMPACT AREA

CITY

Newark, OH

Adaptive Socialization Program

Family Health Services of East Central Ohio, Inc.

To improve the health and well-being of women and men by promoting healthy lifestyles through a voluntary Reproductive Life Plan.

740.344.9291

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MISSION

IMPACT AREA

CITY

The Licking County Reproductive Health and Wellness

Provide education plus voluntary, comprehensive, and culturally sensitive Reproductive Health and Wellness

Health

Newark, OH

Girl Scouts of Ohio's Heartland Council

The Girl Scout mission is to build girls with courage, confidence, and character, which make the world a better place.

740.454.8563

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MISSION

IMPACT AREA

CITY

Girl Scout Leadership Experience

To build leadership and life skills in girls, which lead them to choose healthy behaviors.

Health

Columbus, OH

Johnstown United Methodist Church

To be a healthy, growing, spiritually vital, risk-taking center  for making and equipping disciples of Jesus Christ for the purpose of transforming the world.

740.967.6691

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MISSION

IMPACT AREA

CITY

Johnstown-Northridge-Newark Freedom School

To provide summer enrichment through a reasearch-based, multicultural curriculum that supports children and families.

Education

Johnstown, OH

Licking County Aging Program

To improve the quality of life for Licking County Senior Citizens by contributing to their independence and healthy lifestyles. 

740.345.0821

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MISSION

IMPACT AREA

CITY

Nutrition

To provide nutritious meals to senior citizens of Licking Couty who are unable to prepare a meal for themselves and have no one available to assist them on a regular basis.

Poverty

Newark, OH

Licking County Alcoholism Prevention Program

To provide community education and abstinence-based treatment for individuals and families experiencing alcohol and drug related issues.

740.366.7303

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MISSION

IMPACT AREA

CITY

Licking County Alcoholism Prevention Program- (LAPP)

To provide effective, confidential, cost efficient treatment to individuals and families who experience challenges caused by alcohol and/or drug abuse or dependence.

Health

Newark, OH

Licking County Center for the Visually Impaired

Provides professional eye care services including assessment,counseling, eye examination, and eye glasses to all Licking County residents who qualify residentially and financially.

740.345.4600

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MISSION

IMPACT AREA

CITY

Eye Care Services for Eligible Licking County Non-Seniors

Provides professional eye care services with assessment, counseling, examination, and glasses to all county residents, ages birth-59, who qualify residentially and financially.

Health

Newark, OH

Licking County Coalition for Housing

To provide a community forum, to access housing resources, to identify problems, and to create solutions through collaboration.

740.345.1970

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MISSION

IMPACT AREA

CITY

Coordinated Intake

Better serve homeless clients by improving coordination among agencies, efficiently developing an appropriate housing plan for each homeless household, and thereby reducing homelessness in Licking County.

Poverty

Newark, OH

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MISSION

IMPACT AREA

CITY

Project Homeline

To prevent homelessness for, or rapidly re-house, adults and families in Licking County through the provision of technical assistance; housing referals, case management, and/or financial assistance.

Poverty

Newark, OH

Licking County Family YMCA

To put Christian principals into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.

740.349.6621

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MISSION

IMPACT AREA

CITY

All for One Camp

The All for One Camp was developed to allow school aged children with disabilities, physical, mental or social to attend and particpate in an outdoor camp atmosphere during the summer.

Health

Newark, OH

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MISSION

IMPACT AREA

CITY

Before & After School
Pre-School

For generations, the YMCA has been known for its commitment to family life. YMCA programs and services have grown and adapted to the changing needs of families. Today, more and more parents are looking for quality, yet affordable childcare they can depend on. Whether your child is attending our infant/toddler program, preschool or our school age child care program, our goal is to provide a safe, fun environment. Like all Y programs, childcare is open to all.

Newark & Pataskala, OH
 

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Summer Camp

Our goal is to provide an environment where campers can grow physically, mentally and spiritually through challenging activities in both small and large group settings under the guidance of experienced YMCA staff. Our Summer Camp programs are designed for children ages 5—16. We offer a host of safe, structured and fun activities. All camps focus on friendship and exploration with activities that include: swimming, environmental learning, physical fitness and field trips.

Newark, OH

Mental Health America of Licking County

The Mission of Mental Health America of Licking County is to promote and continually reinforce mental health and wellness through education, prevention and advocacy, and eliminate the stigma of mental health issues in our community

740.522.1314

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MISSION

IMPACT AREA

CITY

Bridges Out Of Poverty

Bridges Out of Poverty (BOP) is a book and an approach that helps employers, community organizations, social-service agencies, and individuals address and reduce poverty in a comprehensive way. People from all economic classes come together to improve job retention rates, build resources, improve outcomes, and support those who are moving out of poverty.

Newark & Pataskala, OH

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MISSION

IMPACT AREA

CITY

Compeer

The mission of Compeer is to reduce the isolation and stigma for individuals who experience mental illness, with a commitment to enhance mental health recovery and holistic wellness and increase their community reintegration and inclusion through friendship, meaningful involvement and service. 

Newark, OH

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MISSION

IMPACT AREA

CITY

Suicide Prevention

The Suicide Prevention Program provides depression and suicide prevention education to middle and high school students in Licking County. We offer the SOS program which is recommended by the Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC) as an Evidence-Based Practice. SOS teaches students to recognize signs of depression in themselves and classmates; discusses the link between depression and suicide; and provides resources for help.

Newark, OH

Pathways of Central Ohio

Pathways of Central Ohio is a gateway to services which empower the community to achieve success.  Pathways is a private, non-profit social service agency serving Licking, Knox, Richland, Muskingum, Perry and Morgan Counties. Pathways was established in 1968 and incorporated in 1970. .

2-1-1
740.345.6166

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MISSION

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CITY

2-1-1 Crisis Hotline & Information Center 

The 2-1-1 Crisis/Hotline and Information Center of Pathways of Central Ohio offers confidential 24-hour, 7-day- a-week telephone crisis services for issues involving mental health, suicide, alcohol and drug use/abuse, and intellectual disabilities.   Information and referral services include assistance in linking callers with resources such as temporary housing, financial help, medical care, counseling, victim assistance, domestic violence resources, suicide prevention, and resources for senior citizens.  The center also is the main point of contact for community emergencies or disasters, sponsors a Recovery Line for persons recovering from mental illness, and provides after-hours coverage for many Licking and Knox County social service agencies.

Newark, OH

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MISSION

IMPACT AREA

CITY

Center for Prevention Services

The Center for Prevention Services at Pathways of Central Ohio provides a systematic approach to mental, emotional and behavioral health disorders through promoting personal growth and self-reliance for individuals, families and communities and coordinating services, providing training and offering technical assistance resources to individuals experiencing concerns regarding substance use/abuse, bullying, suicide and/or violence.

Newark, OH

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MISSION

IMPACT AREA

CITY

Parent Education Center

The Parent Education Center is a path to effective parenting skills and parent advocacy. We provide programs to meet the needs of parents and their children through parenting workshops, individualized parenting programs brought to your home, and empowering parents to become advocates for their children

Newark, OH

Salvation Army

The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

740.345.8120

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MISSION

IMPACT AREA

CITY

Emergency Assistance

To provide assistance that prevents homelessness, hunger, and loss of utility service to low income households.

Newark, OH

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MISSION

IMPACT AREA

CITY

Power for Life

To mentor at-risk teenage girls with after school tutoring and programming that builds self-esteem, supports abstinence, teach basic budgeting, good nutrition,fitness, life skills, and conflict resolution.

Newark, OH

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MISSION

IMPACT AREA

CITY

Summer Camp

The mission is to provide a safe weekly program during summer months that will engage students in fun learning programs activities that will help them retain academic skills.

Newark, OH

St. Vincent de Paul

With respect and compassion, motivated by gospel values and following the mission of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, St. Vincent de Paul Housing Facilities will provide emergency and transitional housing for those who are homeless with the goal of building the individual’s life skills and self-reliance as a foundation for permanent housing.

740.670.0822

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MISSION

IMPACT AREA

CITY

St. Vincent Haven

St. Vincent Haven will provide emergency and transitional housing for those who are homeless with the goal of building the individual’s life skills and self-reliance as a foundation for permanent housing.

Newark, OH

The Gardens on 6th 

With respect and compassion, The Gardens on 6th will provide transitional housing with the goal of building the individual’s life skills and self-reliance as a foundation for permanent housing.

Newark, OH

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MISSION

IMPACT AREA

CITY

The Woodlands

Our mission is to respond with integrity and compassion to people facing challenges.

740.349.7066

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MISSION

IMPACT AREA

CITY

Center for New Beginnings

To respond with integrity and compassion to people facing challenges.

Newark, OH

PROGRAM 

MISSION

IMPACT AREA

CITY

Expect Respect

To respond with integrity and compassion to people facing challenges. 

Newark, OH

Outpatient Department

To respond with integrity and compassion to people facing challenges.

Newark, OH

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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United Way of Licking County

PO Box 4490
50 S. Second St., 2nd Floor

Newark, OH 43058-4490

740.345.6685

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