Friday, April 10, 2015

Happy Friday!

Happy Friday!
Just remember, April Showers bring May Flowers! :)
We have posted some upcoming events. Take a look, there are some good ones coming up.

Catholic Charities in Urbana is officially closed. 

Springfield Tomorrow

What would you do to create a more resilient future for yourself, your neighborhood and for Springfield?

Bring Your Ideas! Two dates available!

When: Monday, April 13th at 9:30 am-11:00 am
Where: Southgate Baptist Church, 1211 S. Center Blvd


When: Wednesday, April 22nd at 6:30-8:00 pm
Where: Wittenberg University's Shouvlin Center Rm 105, 737 North Fountain Ave. 

Champaign County One Stop Shop

Join Communtiy Action and numerous other agencies that will be present to assist and educate Citizens of Champaign County.

Open to the public!

When: April 29th, from 9:00 am-1:00 pm
Where: Champaign County Community Center Auditorium, 1512 S. US 68, Urbana, Ohio

Coping with Loss Support Seminar

This is a free seminar to help you cope with your grief.  This event is put on by Heartland Hospice.

When: April 22nd, from 2:00-3:00 pm
Where: Heartland of Urbana, 741 E. Water Street, Urbana, OH 43078

For more information and to registare, call Lisa by April 20th, at 937-653-1381

Community Gatekeeper Forum- Madison County

Gatekeeper Training- Who is a Gatekeeper?
A gatekeeper is any individual in a community who may come in contact with another individual that may be feeling suicidal.

Community members will be educated about the warning signs of suicide and steps to be taken to decrease risk.  The training will be tailored to the specific needs of Madison County. 

When: April 16th, from 6:30-8:00 pm
Where: London High School Auditorium, 336 Elm St. London Oh 43140

For more information and to register, contact 322-0648 or 

Free Community Health Fair- Champaign County

Presented by Urbana Women of the Moose:
When: Thursday, April 16th from 1-5 pm.
Where: 632 Mosgrove St. Urbana
Door Prizes! Screening! Massages! Lots More!!

Monday, February 23, 2015

Champaign County - FREE Early Childhood Developmental Screenings!

How is your child developing? Bring your Champaign County infant or preschooler for a FREE SCREENING conducted by an Early Childhood Intervention Specialist to find out! The screening only takes 30 minutes and you'll learn specific details about your child's development. Your child's development may be screened in these areas: 



March 13th - 9 am-3 pm (Mechanicsburg Dobron Wilson Elementary preschool classroom)

March 20th - 9 am-3 pm (Urbana Local School ESC Preschool classroom)

April 10th- 9 am-3 pm (West Liberty-Salem preschool classroom- Must reside in Champaign Co)

April 18th - 9 am-12 pm (Urbana University- YMCA Healthy Kids Day)

 April 24th - 9 am-3 pm (Triad Elementary preschool classroom)

To Schedule an Appointment:

  • For newborns or children up to 34 months old, call 652-1218. If you are unavailable during these times, appointments can be made at your convenience.
  • For children ages 34 months to 5 years in Mechanicsburg, West Liberty-Salem, or Urbana School districts, call 653-5214
  • For children ages 34 months to 5 years in Graham Local School district, call 663-5339 ext. 3511 and request a preschool intake
  • For children ages 34 months to 5 years in Triad Local School district, call 826-3102 ext. 3027 and ask for Michele Peters. 

Project Woman now has Open Clinic Hours

Open Clinic Hours- Crisis Resolution - Assessment - Counseling.  New and Returning Survivors Welcome!

When: Fridays from 9:00 am-12 noon
Where: 525 E. Home Road, Springfield

  • no appt. necessary
  • be prepared for varying wait times
  • bring proof of insurance and residency.

Monday, February 2, 2015

Food Pantry Resources

We have updated our Food Pantry List for 2015, make sure you are using an accurate list as things change rapidly :)

Click Here for Clark County Food Pantries

Click Here for Champaign County Food Pantries

Click Here for Madison County Food Pantries

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Emergency Assistance Available

Clark County Emergency Assistance
Salvation Army (322-3434) can help with electric (Ohio Edison only) taking phone calls Mondays at 9:00 am.
St. Vincent De Paul (322-0838) can help with rent, utilities, and other various emergency financial assistance. Taking phone calls Tuesday or Friday at 10:00 am.
HEAP (325-8366)
PRC through DJFS (327-1700) can help with various emergency financial assistance, you must have an income and children to qualify.
Champaign County Emergency Assistance

Community Action (772-9164)  various assistance available
PRC through DJFS (484-1500) can help with various emergency financial assistance, you must be working and have children to qualify.
Madison County Emergency Assistance
Community Action (740-852-3511)