Free Family Dinner on Wednesdays
A weekly family dinner is offered at Community Kitchen's 640 South Ohio site on Wednesdays from 4:30 to 6:30 pm. Parents and children play table games and participate in craft activities before and after a healthy, free dinner.
Women 40 and older are eligible to schedule a mammogram with OSUs Mobile Mammography Department at Stonewall Columbus on Monday, March 3, 2014 between 9 am and 4 pm. Appointments are required so call 800-240-4477 or 614-293-4455 to schedule yours today. Free for the uninsured. Insured women are welcome to sign up as well.
YMCA Head Start has Immediate Openings for kids in 43207, 43228, 43119 & 43123
Call 614-409-2844 for more information.
Free Rent for a Year!
Crawford Hoying Communities is partnering with The Salvation Army again this year to offer 1 year of free rent at a Crawford apartment to 5 Columbus families through their annual "Homes of Hope" program. Community members are encouraged to apply for Homes of Hope either individually or in the form of a nomination for someone else. Applications should be directed to Laura Black by one of the following means: Laura.email@example.com; Fax to 614-221-1896, attention Laura Black; or Mail to 966 E Main St, Columbus, OH 43205, attention Laura Black. You can download an application to submit here: http://www.crawfordhoying.com/foundation/homesofhope/
Free prom dresses
Fairy Goodmothers will host its annual Cinderella's Closet Boutique on March 15, April 5 and April 12th. Search "Fairy Goodmothers" in the "Search by Agency or Program Name" box for details.
The OSU Comprehensive Cancer Center is providing free mammograms through March 31st to women who qualify. Eligible women are uninsured/underinsured who meet income guidelines, are asymptomatic (not having breast problems), not pregnant or nursing, with no previous breast cancer. Women must be at least 35 to have a mammogram. Women between the ages of 35-39 must have a written prescription from their doctor. Call 614-293-2463 to schedule an appointment.
Free tax preparation
Those looking for free tax preparation sites should search "Tax Preparation Assistance." Additionally, households with incomes less than $52,000 can call us at 614-221-2255 to schedule an appointment at a VITA site. The website www.myfreetaxes.com/taxtime is also free and available to households with incomes lower than $58,000.
Give Kids a Smile Day
The OSU College of Dentistry is providing free dental exams, cleanings, extractions, fillings and crowns for kids in need on Sat. Feb. 8th 8 am-3 pm. Appointments can be made starting Jan 1st by calling 614-688-1470. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Located at Postle Hall, first floor clinics, Room 1038A on The OSU Campus. Complimentary parking vouchers will be issued for the 12 Ave garage at 340 W 12th Ave. Visit dentistry.osu.edu for driving directions.
For places that are open for those to escape the extreme cold, search "Cold Weather Shelters/Warming Centers."
Low-income Ohioans can start signing up for Medicaid coverage online, along with those who are newly eligible under an expansion of the health program. Medicaid is now available to children and pregnant women up to 200% of the Federal Poverty Level and adults with income up to 138% of the Federal Poverty Level. Search "Medicaid" for more information.
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Impact Community Action Super Saturday for Winter Crisis Program
IMPACT Community Action will host 12 Saturday events starting Nov 2nd through March 22nd 2014. All events will be held at 700 Bryden Road, Columbus, OH 43215 from 10 am-3 pm. Up to 65 clients will be served at each event on a first come first served schedule. Dates: Nov 2nd, 9th, 16th and 23rd. Dec 7th and 21st. Jan 18th, Feb 8th and 22nd, March 8th, 15th and 22nd.