Community Resources

EMERGENCY RESPONSE

Allen County Sheriff's Office 
333 N. Main, Lima, Ohio       
(419) 227-3535
http://www.acso-oh.us/Home.aspx

Emergency Services                           
911

We Care People Crisis Hotline          
529 S. Elizabeth St., Lima, OH
(800) 567-HOPE         
741 741 (Text)
http://www.wecarepeople.org/

EMPLOYMENT

Allen County Board of MR/DD                                              
2500 Ada Rd., Lima, Ohio      
(419) 221-1385
http://www.acbdd.org/          

Allen County Department of Job and Family Services          
1501 S. Dixie Hwy., Lima, Ohio      
(419) 228-2621
http://www.allencountyohio.com/job.php

Bureau of Services for the Visually Impaired            
924 N. Cable, Lima, Ohio       
(800) 207-6047
http://www.ood.ohio.gov/Core-Services/BSVI

Experience Works                                                                  
624 N. Main St., Lima, Ohio     
(419) 222-3118
http://www.experienceworks.org/site/PageServer

Goodwill Industries                                                                
2350 Allentown Rd. Lima, OH        
(419) 228-4821
http://www.goodwill.org/

FINANCIAL

Consumer Credit Counseling 
1518 N. Main St. Suite 2 Lima, Ohio      
(800) 355-2227
https://www.apprisen.com/

Energy Assistance Programs             
Columbus, Ohio                     
(800) 282-0800
http://www.lacca.org/?q=node/13

Golden Buckeye Program                  
Columbus, Ohio                     
(866) 301-6446
http://aging.ohio.gov/goldenbuckeye/

West Ohio Community Action Partnership L.A.C.C.A.                                           
540 S. Central, Lima, Ohio     
(419) 227-2586
http://www.lacca.org/

Social Security Administration           
401 W. North Lima, Ohio       
(800) 772-1213 or
(419) 228-7401
https://www.ssa.gov/

Veterans Service Commission           
301 N. Main, Lima, Ohio       
(419) 223-8522
https://www.allencountyvsc.com/

FOOD / CLOTHING ASSISTANCE

Allen County Department of Job and Family Services          
1501 S. Dixie, Lima, Ohio      
(419) 228-2621
http://www.allencountyohio.com/job.php

Cheryl Allen Southside Center                                               
1802 S. Central, Lima, Ohio   
(419) 222-5011

Churches United Pantry                                                         
129 S. Pierce, Lima, Ohio      
(419) 221-3243
http://www.stlukeslima.com/Food_and_Hunger.php

Salvation Army Citadel                                                          
614 E. Market, Lima, Ohio    
(419) 224-9055
http://www.salvationarmyusa.org/

Veterans Food Pantry                                                
810 W. North St., Lima, Ohio 
(419) 224-5630

WIC (Women, Infants & Children)                                         
940 N. Cable, Lima, Ohio       
(419) 224-8200
http://www.fns.usda.gov/wic/women-infants-and-children-wic

HEALTH

Alzheimer's Association, Northwest Ohio Chapter

3400 W Elm St., Lima, OH 45807

(419) 227-9700

www.alz.org/nwohio

​Area Agency on Aging

2423 Allentown Rd., Lima, OH 45805

(419) 222-7723

www.aaa3.org

Catholic Charities                                          
222 S. West St., Lima, Ohio   
(419) 222-8110
https://catholiccharitiesusa.org/

Covenant Ministry Services                           
1130 W. Market, Lima, Ohio 
(419) 228-2070
http://covenantministryservices.org/

Family Resource Center                                
799 S. Main, Lima, Ohio        
(419) 222-1168
http://www.wecarepeople.org/

Lutheran Social Services                                
658 W. Market, Lima, Ohio   
(419) 879-6029
http://www.lssnwo.org/

Allen County Children Services            
123 W. Spring St., Lima, OH

(800) 755-4769

https://www.odh.ohio.gov/odhprograms/cfhs/cf_hlth/cfhs1.aspx

Allen County Adult Protective Services

215 N Central Ave.

Lima, OH 45801

(419) 228-2621 x1

 

Health Care Facility Complaint Hotline         
(800) 669-3534

Ohio HIV Care Services                                  
(800) 777-4775
https://www.odh.ohio.gov/odhprograms/hastpac/hivcare/aids1.aspx

Ohio AIDS/HIV/STD Hotline (Confidential)    
(800) 332-AIDS

Senior Citizens Services

3400 W Elm St., Lima, OH 45807

(419) 991-8811

www.scslima.com

HOUSING ASSISTANCE

Allen Metropolitan Housing                          
600 S. Main, Lima, Ohio        
(419) 228-6065
http://www.allenmha.com/

LEGAL

Crime Victim Services                                   
116 W. North, Lima, Ohio                              
(419) 222-8666
http://www.crimevictimservices.org/

Legal Aid of Western Ohio                            
545 W. Market St., Ste. 301 Lima, Ohio        
(877) 894-4599
http://www.lawolaw.org/

Ohio Northern University Legal Clinic           
121 W High St. Suite 700, Lima, OH                         
(419) 227-0061

Western Ohio Legal Services Elderly Legal Services
311 E. Market, Lima, Ohio                
(419) 222-4972

SHELTERS

Lima Rescue Mission                                     
216 E Wayne St., Lima, Ohio             
(419) 224-6961
http://www.limamission.org/

Lima Samaritan House                                  
328 W McKibben St., Lima, Ohio       
(419) 222-4663
http://samaritanhouselima.org/

Crossroads Crisis Center                                
Lima, Ohio                                         
(419) 228-4357
http://www.crossroadscrisiscenter.com/

TAX ASSISTANCE

Internal Revenue Service                               
401 W. North, Lima, Ohio      
(800) 829-1040
https://www.irs.gov/

Tax Aide Program                                         
(888) 775-6776
http://www.aarp.org/money/taxes/aarp_taxaide/

TRANSPORTATION

Allen County Council on Aging, Inc.               
215 N. Central, Lima, Ohio    
(419) 228-5135
http://www.accoa.org/

Allen County Regional Transit Authority       
200 E High St., Suite 1C Lima, OH       
(419) 222-2782
http://www.acrta.com/

Black And White Cab Company                     
420 W. Elm, Lima, Ohio         
(419) 222-6161

GENERAL ASSISTANCE

Lima Public Library                                        
650 W. Market St., Lima, Ohio          
(419) 228-5113

Open Gate (Monthly forum that connects people to social services)
at Our Daily Bread Lima, Ohio     
(419) 549-8530 ext. 6

http://www.wecarepeople.org/#!opengate/crdt

Allen County Veterans Service Commission

301 N Main St., Lima, OH 45802

(419) 223-8522

https://www.allencountyvsc.com/