Lake Metropolitan Housing Authority

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Asbestos – A Senior’s Guide to Cancer

Older adults are learning more about the cancers and other health risks that might affect them. Age is the most significant risk factor for developing cancer.

People 65 and older comprise 60% of all cancer patients. To raise awareness, we recently published a Seniors Guide to Cancer that covers topics like wellness tips, the importance of seeing a doctor, and preventive measures:

Seniors make up around 80% of those diagnosed with mesothelioma and it takes anywhere from 20-50 years after exposure to occur, we have created a great guide for mesothelioma as well.  Please click on the links above for more information and resources which services are 100% free.

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Ashtabula Community Action Agency

Weatherization program, health services, head start program

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Auburn Career Center

Auburn Career Center provides an innovative career and technical education that empowers all learners to excel in the emerging workplace and enrich their community.

Auburn Aspire Program (All Classes are FREE)
Provides adult education, GED classes, literacy, skills improvement and English for speakers of other languages for adults and more. Logo Emergency Housing Guide

Learn about the growing epidemic of homelessness in senior adults and the solution of emergency housing. Explore programs and resources in your state to help protect vulnerable seniors.

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Catholic Charities, Diocese of Cleveland

Programs and services available in Lake County are wide-ranging, encompassing several areas such as mental health and substance use recovery, as well as family, children and community services.

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Cleveland West / Lakewood – Vocational Rehabilitation Office (BRV)

Vocational rehabilitation is the process that OOD helps individuals with disabilities go through in order to gain, maintain, or return to employment.

Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities
Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities (OOD) is the State of Ohio agency whose mission is to empower Ohioans with disabilities through employment, disability determination, and independence.

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Council on Aging (Lake County)

The Lake County Council on Aging of Ohio offers programs for those age 60 and over including: Information and Referral, Social Work Services, Meals on Wheels, In-Home Safety, Homemaker Services, and much more.

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Crossroads Health

Provides diagnostic assessments, support services, psychiatric and medication services.

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Extended Housing

Extended Housing provides permanent supportive housing to individuals with severe and persistent mental illness through the eighteen residential properties they own and manage throughout Lake County.

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Fair Housing Resource Center

Organization that offers several housing programs for Lake, Geauga and Ashtabula County residents

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Forbes House

Confidential Support Hotline is available 24-hours a day
Domestic violence shelter and services (temporary 30 days). Forbes House is to provide safety and support to end the cycle of domestic violence by offering services that focus on healing to overcome trauma and reclaim, recover and rebuild lives.

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Frontline Service

Reaching out to adults and children in Northeast Ohio to end homelessness, prevent suicide, resolve behavioral health crises, and overcome trauma.

Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF)
FrontLine Service has been operating the Supportive Services for Veteran Families program since 2011. In collaboration with other Veteran serving providers, FrontLine ensures that every Veteran experiencing homelessness has immediate access to shelter and rapid placement into permanent housing.

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Goodwill - Services

Provides a variety of assistance with employment training, life skills and financial fitness matters


Over 160 years of doing work that matters for our clients, communities and employees by building enduring relationships as the company where people want to work, bank and invest.

Lake County ADAMHS Board

Evaluating, planning, funding and monitoring services to help Lake County residents who are dealing with mental illness or addiction.

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Lake County Board of DD / Deepwood

The mission of the Lake County Board of Developmental Disabilities / Deepwood is to empower people with developmental disabilities to engage in activities that enrich their lives and contribute to their community.

Lake County Free clinic (LCFC)

LCFC exists to address the unmet healthcare needs of the residents of our community through the provision of quality medical and dental care. Services provide Chronic Care, Acute Problems, Preventive Care, On-Site Lab, Vision Screenings and Adult Dental Care, for Adults and Children, age 2 and up.

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Lake County Lifeline

211, HEAP, medical assistance, budget counseling, life skills training, volunteer income tax assistance

Helping Hands for Seniors Program
The Helping Hands for Seniors Program matches eligible seniors (60+) with volunteers to provide much needed assistance with daily activities that are essential for health and safety.  For Details, Contact Lifeline at 440-354-2148 or

Supporting Housing Program
Assists low-income Lake County residents with making strides in self-sufficiency by providing multiple support services and partial rental assistance.  Application and Interview Required.  For Details, Contact Lifeline at 440-354-2148 or

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library
Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library is a book gifting program that mails free, high-quality books to children from birth until they begin school, no matter their family’s income.  The Ohio Governor’s Imagination Library is starting a new chapter in early childhood literacy across Ohio. Through a partnership with Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library to put more books in the hands of Ohio’s children, Ohio is working to ensure that every student enters kindergarten ready to succeed. That’s where the Ohio Governor’s Imagination Library comes in. Our goal is that every kindergartener begins school with 60 books in their home.

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Lake County Reentry Coalition

If you feel that your criminal background is a barrier to your reentry, the Lake County Reentry Coalition can guide you by providing information and referrals specific to your situation. If you need a job, housing, or help with mental health or substance abuse issues, they can get you connected.

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Lake County, Ohio

A great local resource for libraries, senior services, education, and contact information for Lake County government officials.

Department of Job & Family Services – 440-350-4000
Food assistance, Medicaid, cash assistance, PRC, child support, childcare, children services

Department of Planning & Community Development – 440-350-2740
Provides land use and zoning services and the County grant office functions in community development.

Lake County Probate Court
General Probate Court information, online probate forms, and a search engine for probate cases.

Lead Safe Ohio Program – 440-350-2740
Contact 440-350-2740 or email NOW to learn about FREE repairs to homes and facilities! This program aims to protect more of Ohio’s families from the dangers of toxic lead. Click Here to View Flyer: Lead Safe Ohio Flyer

Ohio Means Jobs – 440-350-4000
Provides services to help with finding employment.

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Lake & Geauga Area Association of REALTORS®

LGAAR is the seventh largest local REALTOR® Association in the State of Ohio and represents more than 900 REALTOR® and Affiliate members in the Real Estate profession.

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Lake-Geauga Recovery Centers

The Center provides a wide range of services for adults whose lives have been affected by their own or another’s use of alcohol or other drugs, problem gambling or by mental illness.

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Lake-Geauga United Head Start

Lake Geauga United Head Start provides free learning and development services to children ages 3-5 from low-income families. Head Start welcomes children with disabilities.

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Lakeland Community College (Women's Center)

Find crucial support services for women on the Resources for Women page at Lakeland Community College, including crisis assistance and housing resources.

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Laketran offers public transportation with new real-time rider tools. Use the Ride Guide for up-to-date information, and manage Dial-a-Ride reservations easily online through Laketran Request-a-Ride.

Veterans Medical Transportation
Laketran, in partnership with the Lake County Veterans Service Commission (VSC) and Lake County Commissioners, provides Lake County’s Veterans with free Dial-a-Ride transportation to any medical or adult day care appointments and VA locations in Lake County, and limited medical and VA locations in Cuyahoga County.

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Legal Aid Society of Cleveland

Legal Aid handles cases that impact basic needs such as health, shelter and safety, economics and education, and access to justice, with regular legal advice, brief advice, and referral clinics for civil matters (not criminal).

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Rent Assistance (Directory)

Provides an online directory of rental assistance programs in Ohio.

Life and Health Genius
At Life and Health Genius we offer a simple, convenient and personable experience of choosing the perfect Life Insurance or Medicare Plan.  We are insurance professionals partnered with 15+ different insurance carriers to help you get a policy based in your unique needs.  Our goal is to educate and serve the community, so our consultations are absolutely free!

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Manna Counseling Services
Paster Dave Baker – Pastoral Counseling
Recovery Couching, Relationship Counseling, Spiritual Development, Wedding, Funerals, Baby Dedications, Dobert Living Placement.

Meals On Wheels

My Life My Quit
Free, confidential help to quit vaping and other Tabacco for youth under 18.

One Step At A Time Lake County
One Step at A Time Lake County will help at risk young adults, in Lake County, successfully transition to independent, self-sufficient adults by providing safe housing and wrap around, targeted support.

OSU Extension Office – 440-853-2625
Provides parenting classes, budgeting classes, nutrition programs.

Project Hope – 440-354-6417
Provides emergency shelter, care and guidance to men, women and children.

Resume Builder
Resources to help people who are experiencing homelessness learn about the common roadblocks to employment and ways to overcome them.

Senior Advice
Tools and resources for assisted living options for seniors

Senior Guide on Downsizing for Retirement

Senior Living in Ohio
For families and senior citizens who are looking for senior living and care options that can help maintain their independence and quality of life in Ohio

Signature Health Inc.
Women’s reproductive health services, birth control, pregnancy counseling, prenatal care, cancer screening, STD-HIV testing

Starting Point – 440) 357-1241
Northeast Ohio’s childcare and early education resource and referral agency

The Salvation Army
Provides food boxes, rent, mortgage & utility assistance, after school programs, computer classes and much more.

United Way of Lake County
211, Community Impact, Community Edification, Affinity Groups, FEMA, United Way of Lake County Building, Day of Caring, Familywize, Agency Relations, Advocacy, Free Tax Preparation and Feed Lake County.

Vantage Aging – 330) 253-4597
Serves adults who are over the age of 55 who are unemployed and having difficulty finding employment.

Western Reserve Community Development Corporation – 440) 357-4400
Works on construction of new homes