COVID-19 Community Resources
Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging
COAAA plans, funds, and delivers services and information in Central Ohio that help older adults, caregivers and individuals with disabilities remain safe and independent in their homes.
Franklin County Office on Aging
Franklin County Office on Aging plans, coordinates and provides access to services and information in Franklin County that assist older adults, dependent adults, and their families in the maintenance of independent living.
The Friendly Phone Line at 614-993-3614 is available to older adults in greater Columbus who are looking for friendly conversation and social connection, Monday-Friday, between 9am-5pm.
These calls are not intended to be a space to provide counseling, case management, or health information/recommendations.
If you or a loved one are experiencing anxiety related to the coronavirus pandemic, help is available.
Call the Disaster Distress Helpline
1-800-985-5990 (1-800-846-8517 TTY)
If you or a loved one are feeling like hurting themselves and others, call the National Suicide Hotline number.
800-273-TALK (8255) or text CrisisTextLine
https://www.crisistextline.org, Text CONNECT to 741741
Requesting a wellness check from the police department, if you have concerns the individual might be of danger to themselves.
Choices-Domestic Violence Shelter
Franklin County Children Services referral line
FOOD, SHELTER, SUPPLIES
Older Adults ‘Necessity Bags’, Clintonville-Beechwold Community Resources Center (not restricted to Clintonville-Beechwold residents)
HandsOn Central Ohio
211 or 614-221-6766