Coordinating and enhancing services that promote self-sufficiency by:

  • Increasing availability of safe and affordable housing

  • Promoting financial literacy education

  • Improve access to affordable and reliable transportation

  • Developing opportunities for job-training and career advancement

  • Expand coordination and maintenance of safety net services

    • Emergency shelter/housing

    • Food

    • Disaster Relief

    • Utilities

    • Affordable health

Funded programs that address these issues are:

American Red Cross- Blood Services and Disaster Services

Canal Market District and Enterprise Hub- Food Access Program

Catholic Social Services- Supportive Services and Transportation Services

Center for Visually Impaired- Center for Visually Impaired

Family Health Services- Reproductive Health & Wellness

Licking County Aging Program- Nutrition

Licking County Coalition for Housing- Project Homeline, Volunteer Tax Assistance (VITA), and Transitional Housing

Mental Health America of Licking County- Bridges Out of Poverty and Parent Support

Pathways of Central Ohio- 2-1-1 Crisis Hotline & Info Center

Salvation Army- Emergency Assistance

St. Vincent de Paul- The Gardens on 6th and St. Vincent Haven