Community Resources
United Way of Greater Toledo

United Way 2-1-1 provides information & referral for people in need of health & human service resources, as well as volunteer opportunities in our community.

When you call, you will be connected to an information & referral specialist who is highly trained to evaluate each individual situation, access our extensive database, and provide information on the most helpful resources. Calls are confidential and service ... (more)

Advocates for Basic Legal Equality

Advocates for Basic Legal Equality, Inc. (ABLE) and Legal Aid of Western Ohio, Inc. (LAWO) are non-profit regional law firms that provide high quality, legal assistance in civil matters to help eligible low-income individuals and groups in western Ohio achieve self reliance, economic opportunity and equal justice.

Combined, ABLE and LAWO are the largest providers of free*, civil legal services in Ohio.

Toledo Fair Housing Center

The Toledo Fair Housing Center was established in 1975 by the Old West End Neighborhoood Association in response to blockbusting and other housing discrimination practices. The community organized to fight discriminatory practices that were destroying Toledo's neighborhoods; the Center was organized as an effort to stop the discriminatory practices. The Center has been a leader in fair housing enforcement, having investigated over 9,223 ... (more)

Neighborhood Housing Services

For more information:

Neighborhood Housing Services
704 Second Street
Phone: 419-691-2900

Toledo LISC's staff members work in partnership with local CDCs to develop high-quality, affordable housing.

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Northwest Ohio Development Agency

432 N. Superior Street Toledo , OH 43604
Tel   419-243-3734


We value self-sufficiency for all members of our community. We value community access for each individual.
We value equal opportunity and diversity in our community. ... (more)

Consumer Credit Counseling Services

More Than 50 Years of Experience

For over 50 years, Consumer Credit Counseling Service (CCCS) has helped thousands of people learn to manage money, balance their budgets and get out of debt through comprehensive personal financial education and credit counseling. We are more than just a debt-counseling organization. Our programs and services help people in all stages of their financial lives take the next step towards personal ... (more)

U.S. Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur, OH Dist 9

My position is that Congress should make it a priority to protect the assets of the American people. We should not be stampeded into taking rash action six weeks before an election. We must insist on due diligence at every step of the process. Thus, we should not approve any bailout without insisting on reforms. This is especially important to those of us who opposed the various pieces of legislation that created this irresponsible, ... (more)

Lucas County Treasurer

The Lucas County Treasurer is the guardian of the taxpayers’ money and is responsible for the accurate accounting and proper handling of over $600 million each year.

The Lucas County Treasurer serves as the chief investment officer in charge of managing an average daily portfolio of $275 million to $385 million. Much of the money is invested with local financial institutions to ensure that the money remains within our local ... (more)

Board of Lucas County Commissioners

The Board of Lucas County Commissioners oversees a number of important public services for our residents, including Job and Family Services, Workforce Development, The Source, Child Support Enforcement, Emergency Services, the Dog Warden, and the Sanitary Engineer, among others.

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Office of the Ohio Attorney General

The mission of the Consumer Protection Section of the Ohio Attorney General’s Office is to protect the interests of Ohio consumers through the enforcement of consumer laws, complaint mediation, consumer and business education, and litigation.

Consumer protection efforts at the state, multi-state and federal level have led to landmark settlements against state and national corporations and millions of dollars in civil ... (more)

Lucas County Court of Common Pleas

The Lucas County Court of Common Pleas is the trial court of general jurisdiction. This means that it hears felony cases as well as civil disputes where the amount of money in controversy exceeds $500 and also has exclusive jurisdiction over civil cases exceeding $10,000.

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ESOP of Northwest Ohio

Empowering and Strengthening Ohio's People. Our mission is to create organized leadership around issues impacting neighborhood life. Community residents are at the forefront of all organizing efforts, as they are in the best position to create and implement change.

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