For assistance finding any local resource, try calling 211.

They can direct you to any local service you may be looking for.

School Outreach Caseworker, Kelly Epling, is available during

 the summer by calling/texting 740-590-0231.


Community Action

HAPCAP- Hocking, Athens, Perry Community Action Agency

740-767-4500- hapcap.org

3 Cardaras Drive, Glouster

Provides income eligible families with a variety of services including: car seats, energy assistance including HEAP and PIPP, water bill assistance, home visiting services for infants/toddlers and center based preschool programs for ages 3-5.


Developmental Disabilities

Athens County Board of Developmental Disabilities

740-594-3539- athenscbdd.org

801 West Union, Athens

Provides support and services to individuals with intellectual and other developmental disabilities, including employment and early intervention services for infants and toddlers with developmental disabilities.

Domestic Violence

My Sisters Place

Call 800-443-3402

Emergency shelter for domestic violence victims and their children and counseling services

Survivor Advocacy Group

Call 740-591-4266

Crime victims compensation and advocacy for domestic violence victims

Early Childhood

Help Me Grow/ Early Intervention





Strengthening Families Group

Call Hopewell to sign up- 740-249-4318

Tuesdays 5:30-7:30, May 10-June 28

For caregivers and youth ages 8-17; free family dinners, gas cards provided and free childcare for children under age 8

Food Pantry/ Food Resources

Athens County Job & family Services


13183 State Route 13, Millfield

Open M-F 10-3; must provide proof of address, photo ID- drive to back side of building for pickup

Athens County Food Pantry- Amesvillebranch


Leave a message with your name and phone number; they will return your call for pickup arrangements

Salvation Army


70 North Plains Road, The Plains

Food boxes available; must provide ID, piece of mail; names and DOB of all individuals in household

Southeast Ohio Food Bank


1005 CIC Drive, Logan

Monday-Friday 8-3

Can provide emergency food box lasting 2 days

No proof of income needed; just provide name and address

Peanut Butter & Jelly Project by Athens County Children Services


Thursdays 11:00-1:00 (June 2- July 28) at the following locations:  Alexander Elementary, Amesville Elementary, Athens- Meigs Educational Service Center, Coolville Public Library, Nelsonville City Park, The Plains Community Park, Trimble Elementary

Free produce, peanut butter, jelly and bread

Veggie Van by Community Food Initiatives

Wednesdays 3:30-5:30 across the street from the Coolville Library

Donation based, but free to those who cannot afford to donate

Produce, meal kits

Federal Valley Resource Center


8225 State Route 329, Stewart

Food giveaways once/month; check their Facebook page for dates

Free Meals

Athens Church of Christ


785 West Union Street, Athens

Tuesday night at 5:30pm-6:15; all ages; dine in or carry out.

Episcopal Church of Good Shepherd


64 University Terrace, Athens

Blessing box located out front providing free food items.

First United Methodist Church


2 South College Street, Athens

Mondays noon-1:00pm; all ages.

Nelsonville Community Center


77 West Washington Street, Nelsonville

Free meal every Friday at noon; all ages.

United Campus Ministry


18 North College Street, Athens

Thursday 5:00-6:15pm; all ages.

Saturday 1-2:30pm; all ages.

Glouster Library

20 Toledo Street, Glouster

Monday- Friday 1:00-2:00 (June 6-August 12)

Chauncey Library

29 Converse Street, Chauncey

Monday-Friday 1:30-2:30 (June 2- August 12)

Nelsonville Library

95 West Washington Street, Nelsonville

Monday-Friday 12-1 (June 6- August 12)

Coolville Library

26401 Main Street, Coolville

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 12-1 (June 6- August 12)

Hope Drive Apartments

10 Hope Drive, Athens

Monday-Friday 12-12:30 (June 6- August 12)


Athens Metropolitan Housing/ HUD

10 Hope Drive, Athens


Mental Health Counseling

Integrated Services


Counseling, case management, housing assistance.



School based counseling for children, adult counseling, case management.