LiFEsports is currently sending out weekly e-mails that will help keep your family engaged and active at home during the COVID-19 ‘Stay at Home’ order.  If you are not receiving these e-mails but would like to, please send your e-mail address to lifesports@osu.edu.

 

We will keep this page updated with a list of community resources.  We will continue to update this when we hear of additional supports that may help our families.

 

GENERAL Resources:

211 Central Ohio: This website  can filter your needs and find resources in your area, including healthcare, food, utility assistance, counseling, etc.

 

FOOD Resources:

Columbus City School Food Distribution: Columbus City School Meal Sites Map

Children’s Hunger Alliance Meal Sites Statewide: Map

Hands On Central Ohio Foodline: Call 614-341-2282 and they will connect you with the closest food resources. You don’t need income verification.

Emergency Food Sources: List of Foodbanks Across Ohio

 

HYGIENE Resources:

Student Success Stores: COVID-19 Hygiene Kits 

 

SHELTER Resources:

Eviction & Homelessness Support Line: Please call 1-888-474-3587

Homeless Shelter Listing: List of homeless shelters in Franklin County that can provide immediate shelter.

 

CLOTHING Resources:

211 Central Ohio – visit website and search for clothing resources in your area

 

If you are in need of school supplies (paper, pencils, rulers, folders, books, etc) or sport equipment (balls, jump ropes, etc): please e-mail lifesports@osu.edu

 

For families in immediate need of support, we have a staff member dedicated to answer calls of families in need and providing linkages and referrals to local support organizations.  If you need to talk to someone, please contact:

 

Sara Henderson, MSW, LISW-S 
LiFEsports Mental Health & Family Support Coordinator
(614)292-7847
henderson.862@osu.edu

 

 

 

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