Partner Agencies

ACCESS (Ashland Church Community Emergency Shelter Services)

  Cathy Thiemens, Executive Director

1605 Co. Rd. 1095, Ashland, Ohio 44805
Phone: (419)685-1232


Ashland Church Community Emergency Shelter Services (ACCESS) is a coalition of Christian congregations providing safe, temporary shelter, meals and compassionate assistance to Ashland County women and families needing support to build a more stable future.


American Red Cross

Kimberly Kroh, Executive Director

American Red Cross of Heartland, Stark & Muskingum Lakes

244 West South Street, Wooster, Ohio 44691
Phone: (330) 437-3739

Website: American Red Cross of Heartland, Stark & Muskingum Lakes

A humanitarian organization led by volunteers, will provide relief to victims of disasters and help people prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies.

Appleseed Community Mental Health – Safe Haven Shelter

Jerry Strausbaugh, Executive Director

2233 Rocky Lane, Ashland, OH 44805

Phone: (419) 281-7939  Fax: (419) 281-4605 Crisis: (419) 282-6097


Provides comprehensive psychiatric, emergency, mental health counseling, case management, employee assistance, sexual assault, outpatient, residential, school and forensic services and programs for youth and adults. The Ashland County Rape Crisis/Safe Haven Domestic Violence Shelter are a part of Appleseed Mental Health Center.

Ashland County Cancer Association


Angela Woodward, Executive Director

1011 East Main Street  Suite B, Ashland, Ohio 44805

Phone: (419) 281-1863 FAX: (419) 281-5743


The Ashland County Cancer Association provides Ashland County residents with a cancer diagnosis with financial, nutritional, educational, and emotional support.

Ashland County Council on Aging

   Sandy Enderby, Executive Director

240 E. Third Street, Ashland, Ohio 44805
Phone: (419) 281-1477 FAX: (419) 281-7871

A non-profit organization providing services to 60+ population of Ashland County. Services include: transportation, home-delivered meals, on-site meals, information & referral, mass outreach, homemaking & chore services.

Ashland Parenting Plus

Catherine Swope, Executive Director

1763 State Route 60, Ashland, Ohio 44805
Phone: (419) 281-3788 FAX: (419) 289-9412


Enhancing the lives of families in our communities by educating and empowering parents, promoting responsible decisions regarding parenthood and offering opportunities for children to learn, grow and mature.

Ashland YMCA

Molly Riley, Executive Director

207 Miller Street, Ashland, Ohio 44805
Phone: (419)289-0626 FAX: (419) 289-9121


Serves and supports the community of Ashland County by following its mission to focus on healthy living, social responsibility and youth development.

Associated Charities

 Chris Box, Executive Director

240 Cleveland Avenue, Ashland, Ohio 44805
Phone: (419) 281-6061 FAX: (419) 207-0277


Provides short term emergency financial assistance for things such as shelter, utility disconnects, emergency prescriptions and food for those in need in Ashland County.

Catholic Charities Services


Sheryl Villegas, Executive Director

34 W. Second Street, Suite 18, Ashland, Ohio 44805

Phone: (419) 289-1903 FAX: (419) 281-8342


Provides child assault prevention training, mental health treatment services and skill–building programs for people ages birth through older adults.

Kidney Foundation of Ohio

Mike Needham, President & CEO

2831 Prospect Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44115
Phone:  (216) 771-2700 FAX: (216) 771-5114


Provides vital, often life-saving, relief to those who suffer from kidney failure and itsrelated diseases and complications through direct financial assistance for rehabilitation programs.

Olive Tree Care

    Kristy Spreng, Director             

637 N. Market Street, Loudonville, Ohio  44842

Phone: (419) 994-2080

Christian, Licensed, Tuition Based Program with Qualified Staff & Volunteers.  Busing available through L-P Schools.  Homework help, Exercise & Recreation, Crafts, Music, Movies, Games, Snacks, Special Guests, Therapy Dog and Lego Days.

Salvation Army


Majors Billy and Annalise Francis                                                                                                                                                

527 West Liberty Street, Ashland, Ohio 44805

Phone: (419) 281-8001 FAX: (419) 281-3909


Serves at-risk Ashland residents with emergency food, shelter, case management and financial assistance; and provides community arts, enrichment, and recreation programs for children and adults.