Partner Agencies

ACCESS (Ashland Church Community Emergency Shelter Services)


Sunny McCarty, Executive Director                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         

 508 Claremont Avenue, Ashland, Ohio 44805
Phone: (419) 903-0099


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.


Advocates for Families

Catherine Swope, Executive Director

270 Sandusky Street, 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.

American Red Cross

Kimberly Kroh, Executive Director

American Red Cross of Heartland, Stark & Muskingum Lakes

244 West South Street, Wooster, Ohio 44691
Phone: (330) 264-9383

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 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 and social services.

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.

Children’s Advocacy Center

  Lara Kiefer, Executive Director

1734 Gasche Street, Wooster, Ohio 44691

Phone: (330) 262-1063


Our mission is to reduce the trauma of all abused children who walk through our doors by providing a safe and supportive environment to facilitate healing and justice with the help of our community partners.

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 lifesaving, relief to those who suffer from kidney failure and its related 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.