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This page brings to together community resources for families and individuals who are having trouble finding an affordable place to live in Franklin County.
Reentry Services include cognitive behavioral treatment, chemical dependency treatment, workforce development, case management, mentoring, housing assistance, and links to community services and support.
Amethyst maintains 148 housing units throughout Columbus. These sober communities provide safe places for women and children to surround themselves by other families focused on sobriety. Resident managers also live on-site to offer around-the-clock support. The apartments are fully furnished, and residents’ material needs are supported so families can concentrate on recovering.
My Place Transitional Age Program is designed to help young adults who are ready to transition from care, group housing, and/or foster care, but are not ready to live completely on their own. This program provides services to both males and females, ages 17- 21 years old. One of the unique components of My Place is the placement of young adult parents along with their children. The young adults in the program reside in 1 of 16 fully furnished, one-bedroom apartments.
Columbus Urban League
Rental Education, Counseling and Mediation.
Fair Housing (Discrimination) Education, Counseling, Mediation and Testing.
Community Housing Network
Community Housing Network (CHN) develops, owns and manages housing across Franklin County, Ohio. They rent affordable apartments to people disabled by mental illness, substance abuse, and who have histories of homelessness. CHN strategically engages with service agencies that connect residents to the services they need.
Equitas Health - HIV Supportive Services
Helps with access to housing for those living with HIV.
Homeport promotes better lives for Central Ohioans
by creating homes for sale and rent with
opportunities for growth, health, and stability.
Lutheran Social Services of Central Ohio
LSS provides housing for more than 900 people who qualify based upon income and age or disability-related criteria. For many seniors living on a fixed income, LSS Affordable Housing Communities offer an opportunity to ease their financial worries.
North Central Mental Health Services
North Central Residential Treatment Services operate under the philosophy that persons with mental illness have a right to live in the community in the least restrictive setting. The agency provides different types of housing options for adults over the age of 18 who experience severe and persistent mental illness, chemical dependency, or both. All facilities owned and/or operated by North Central are licensed by the Ohio Department of Mental Health. They are staffed 24 hours a day by trained and qualified workers.
Salvation Army of Central Ohio
The Salvation Army's Housing First Model assists homeless families, individuals
and Veteran families in quickly ending their homeless situation by obtaining permanent housing.
Once re-housed, case management services are provided to help families maintain their new homes.
The intake number for all single adults and family shelters in Columbus is 1-888-474-3587.