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Wood County Prevention Coalition Resource Guide

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Welcome from the Wood County Prevention Coalition
Resource Guide 2017

Greetings!

Welcome to the latest edition of the Wood County Prevention Coalition Resource Guide! We continue to strive to create a concise, cumulative and informative listing of the diverse prevention programs offered throughout Wood County. While we have worked diligently to have a complete listing of prevention programs, we recognize that this guide is a work in progress. It is our hope that additional prevention programs will be added as they are developed and/or identified. If you have any questions or comments about this guide, please e-mail Milan Karna with the Wood County Prevention Coalition at mkarna@wcesc.org, or Greg Van Vorhis at the Wood County Educational Service Center (WCESC) at gvanvorhis@wcesc.org

Remember that you also can view the resource guide, and download it online at www.wcprevention.org. You can also view a list of the coalition’s sector leaders at http://wcprevention.org/?page_id=59

We hope you find this guide informative and helpful in identifying prevention programs for youth, families, and community members!

Sincerely,

The Wood County Prevention Coalition Officers

Kyle Clark, Program Director, Wood County Prevention Coalition

Milan Karna, Program Coordinator, Wood County Prevention Coalition

Chief Tony Hetrick, Coalition President, Bowling Green Police Division

Francesca Leass, Coalition Vice-President, Children’s Resource Center

Jennifer Campos, Coalition Secretary, Wood County Health District

 

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.”

---Margaret Mead

Table of Contents

Service Providers

Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drug (ATOD) Prevention

Behavioral Connections

Double ARC / NOFAS Ohio

Ohio State University Extension Wood County

PathStone

Prevention Partners

Promedica St. Luke’s Hospital

Wood County Prosecuting Attorney's Office C.Y.C.L.E. Division (Communicating with Youth, Community and Law Enforcement)

Wood County Educational Service Prevention Education Program

Wood County Hospital

Wood County Opiate Task Force

Wood County Prevention Coalition

Before and After School Programs 

Otsego Elementary

Wood County Educational Service Center

Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention 

Children’s Resource Center

Community Prevention Programs

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwestern Ohio

Home Aid Coalition

Prevention Partners

Wood County Department of Job and Family Services

Wood County Educational Service Center

Wood County Hospital

Wood County Juvenile Court Probation Department

Wood County Park District

Wood County Reentry Coalition

WSOS Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP)

WSOS HomeNet Program

Health and Wellness

Ability Center of Greater Toledo 

Bowling Green Community Center

Wood County Health District

Wood County Community Health and Wellness Center

Wood County Hospital

WSOS Early Childhood Program

Mental Health and Behavioral Concerns

Behavioral Connections

Children’s Resource Center

Project AWARE

Wood Lane Schools and the Wood County Board of Developmental Disabilities

Parenting for Prevention

Children’s Resource Center

Family Service Counseling Center

Prevention Partners

PathStone

Wood County Educational Service Center

Violence Prevention

The Cocoon Shelter

Family and Child Abuse Prevention Center

Wood County Educational Service Center

Wood County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office C.Y.C.L.E. Division (Communicating with Youth, Community and Law Enforcement)

Wood County Law Enforcement Prevention Programs

Bloomdale Police Department

Bowling Green Police Department

Bowling Green State University Police Department

Bradner Police Department

Fostoria Police Department

Haskins Police Department

Lake Township Police Department

Luckey Police Department

North Baltimore Police Department

Northwood Police Department

Ohio State Highway Patrol, Post 87

Owens Community College Police Department

Pemberville Police Department

Perrysburg Police Department

Perrysburg Township Police Department

Risingsun Police Department

Rossford Police Department

Walbridge Police Department

Wayne Police Department

West Millgrove Police Department

Wood County Park District

Wood County Sheriff’s Office

Wood County School Districts

Bowling Green

Eastwood

Elmwood

Lake Local

North Baltimore

Northwood

Otsego

Perrysburg Exempted Village Schools

Rossford Exempted Village Schools

Penta Career Center

Parochial and Non-Public Schools

Program Description Index

Academic Support

Adolescent Weekend Education Program

Adult Primary Care Services

Adventures!

Assistance Dogs for Achieving Independence

Begindergarten

Beginning Alcohol Basic Education Series (B.A.B.E.S.)

Behavioral Support

Bicycle Safety

Block Watch

Bobcat P.L.U.S. (Positive Living Utilizing Skills)

Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening Program

Bureau for Children with Medical Handicaps

Cash Assistance, Food Stamps, and Medicaid

Child Fatality Review

Child Health Clinic

Children’s Advocacy Center

Children’s Services

Citizen’s Police Academy Wood County

Class Action

Coalition Process

Community Connections

Community Learning Centers of Wood County ESC

Crisis Intervention

Customer Services and Information/Referral

Diversions

Don't Be a Nico-Teen

Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.)

Drug Testing

Early Childhood Mental Health Project

Educational Advocacy and Consulting Services

El Camino Hacia el Futuro (The Road Towards the Future) Mentors Program

Emergency Preparedness

Environmental Health

Expect Respect – Teen Dating Violence Awareness School Presentation

Expect Respect Support Group

E.Z. P.L.U.S. (Eric Zimmerman Positive Living Utilizing Skills)

Family Planning

Family Safety

Family Support Services

FASTRAC (Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Education)

Fitness is FUN!

Goals for Gals

Guiding Good Choices

Helping Children Succeed After Divorce

Help Me Grow

High Five

Hooked on Fishing Not on Drugs

Hospital Tours

Housing Resource Center

Immunizations

Incredible Years Parenting Program

Inclusive Communities

Individual One-on-One Tobacco Cessation Counseling

Infectious Disease Control

Insight

Internet Safety

Junior and Senior School Aides Program

Juvenile Mediation Program (JuMP)

Latch-Key Program

Life Skills

Mentoring for a Day

Naturalist Program

Officer Friendly

Ohio Means Jobs

Olweus Bullying Prevention Program

Options for Tomorrow

Outreach and Education

Parenting Education from Birth to Five Years/Young Moms and Dads

Parent Mentor Program

Parent Project

Parent/Student Resource Directory

Parents Who Host Lose the Most Campaign

PASA Teen Board – Drug Free Leadership and Community Service Program

Penta Mental Health Prevention Program

Personal Care Program

Prenatal Care

Preschool Program

Preschool Sexual Abuse Prevention Program

Prescription Drug Abuse Education

Prevent Blindness Ohio Program

Project AWARE

Project Connect

Puppet Therapy

Rape Aggression Dissent (R.A.D.)

Rape Aggression Dissent (R.A.D. Kids)

Red Ribbon Campaign

Rescue Our Youth

Respite Care

Safe Sitter

Safety Kids Calendar Contest

Safety Town

School-Based Onsite Prevention

School Resource Officer

Seller/Server Trainings

Service Coordination

Site-Based Mentoring

Social Services

S.O.S. (Signs of Suicide) Prevention Program

Special Olympics

Star Spangled Banner Celebration

STARS

Stay Tobacco-Free Athlete Mentoring Program (STAMP)

Stewards of Children

Stranger Danger

StreetWise

Stuffee

Summer Latch-Key Program

Summer STARS Program

Supervised School Suspension Program (SSSP)

Susan G. Komen Education Program Wood County Women’s Breast Health

Teen Court

Teen Institute

The New Cool

Theft Offenders Program

Third Grade Seatbelt Safety

Third Grade Sexual Abuse Prevention Program

Tobacco Awareness Program (TAP)

Tobacco Education Group “Intervening with Teen Tobacco Users” (TEG)

Traditional One-on-One Mentoring

Transition to Independence Process (TIP) Program

Weapon Safety and Awareness Program

Wellness 4 Kids!

Women, Infants and Children Supplemental Nutrition Program (WIC)

Wood County Reentry Coalition

WSOS Early Childhood Program

WSOS Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP)

WSOS HomeNet Program

Youth Employment Program (“At-Risk Youth Program”)

Youth Olympics

Wood County Churches

Project AWARE Student Support Contacts

Perrysburg Transit

BG Transit


Service Providers

Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drug (ATOD) Prevention

Behavioral Connections

1010 N. Prospect St.
Bowling Green, OH 43402
419-352-5387
Fax:  419-352-9605
www.behavioralconnections.org

- Adolescent Weekend Education Program
- Transition to Independence Process Program


Double ARC / NOFAS Ohio

5800 Monroe St.,
Bldg. F-5
Sylvania, Ohio 43560
419-479-3060
Fax 419-724-1372
www.doublearc.org

- Double ARC serves children and their families who are affected by prenatal alcohol exposure to reach their full potential through education, intervention and advocacy.  Double ARC's multidisciplinary diagnostic team, trained by Sterling Clarren, MD, provides assessment, diagnosis and service plan.  Double ARC offers educational consultation, coaching and support groups for parents as well as trainings/workshops on FASD for school professionals, service providers, medical and allied professionals, and the justice system. They provide expertise at IEP and other school meetings as well as wraparound meetings, court hearings and social security hearings (face-to-face or by phone) on behalf of individuals with FASD.


Ohio State University Extension Wood County

639 South Dunbridge Rd.
Bowling Green, Ohio 43402
Phone 419-354-9050
www.wood.osu.edu
- Prescription Drug Abuse Education

PathStone

2-453 County Rd. V
Liberty Center, OH 43532
419-875-6654
Fax: 419-875-4010 www.pathstone.org

- El Camino Hacia el Futuro (The Road Toward the Future)
 Mentors Program
- Life skills /Spanish
- Rescue Our Youth


Prevention Partners                                    

A Program of Behavioral Connections

13415 Eckel Junction
Perrysburg, OH 43551
419-874-4242
www.prevention-partners.org
www.behavioralconnections.org

- PASA Teen Board – High School Educators Program open to any high school student in Perrysburg
- “Parents Who Host, Lose the Most Don’t Be a Party to Underage Drinking” (Perrysburg)
- Red Ribbon Campaign (Perrysburg)
- Seller/Server Trainings for alcohol permit holders in Northern Wood County
- Coordinate Northern Wood County Task Force to reduce underage alcohol accessibility
- Coordinate Northern Wood County alcohol compliance checks
- Availability of ID Scanners for open-air festivals or short term alcohol permit holders
- Coalition Process​


Promedica St. Luke’s Hospital

St. Luke's Hospital
419-893-QUIT (419-893-7848)
Fax:  419-897-8497 
www.stlukeshospital.com

 

- Adult Cessation Programs
- General Tobacco Educationin the classroom, health fairs, and community
- Adult group and individual tobacco counseling
- Stop Tobacco Athlete Mentoring Program (STAMP)

- Tobacco Awareness Program (TAP)
- Tobacco Education Group (TEG)
- Don’t Be a Nico-Teen


Wood County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office C.Y.C.L.E. Division
(Communicating with Youth, Community and Law Enforcement)

One Courthouse Square
Bowling Green, OH 43402
419- 354-9250

- Juvenile Mediation Program (JuMP)
- StreetWise
- Teen Court
- Youth Olympics
- Safety Kids Calendar Contest


Wood County Educational Service Center Prevention Education Program

Serves all Wood County Schools/Communities                      

1867 N. Research Dr.
Bowling Green, OH 43402
419-354-9010
Fax:  419-354-1146
http://www.wcesc.org/atod

- Insight
- Beginning Alcohol Basic Education Series (B.A.B.E.S.)
- Class Action
- Coalition Process
- Expect Respect
- Expect Respect Support Group
- FASTRAC
- Hooked on Fishing Not on Drugs
- Life Skills
- Parents Who Host Lose the Most Campaign
- School-Based On-Site prevention specialists
- Teen Institute
- Youth Employment Program
- Red Ribbon Campaign (Wood County)
- The New Cool



Wood County Hospital

Wellness Works
950 W. Wooster St.
Bowling Green, OH 43402
419-354-8987
419-354-8887
www.woodcountyhospital.org

- Individual one-on-one counseling for tobacco-related issues.


Wood County Opiate Task Force

745 Haskins Rd.
Bowling Green, OH 43402
419-352-8475
www.facebook.com/WCOTF/

- Provide information
- Share timely resources to end the Opiate Epidemic
- Networking/sharing information
- Host Town Hall meetings and other forums to raise awareness
- Advocacy with local and state officials


Wood County Prevention Coalition

1867 N. Research Dr.
Bowling Green, OH 43402
419-354-9010
Fax:419-354-1146
Web site: wcprevention.org
Podcasts: podcastgarden.com/podcast/wcpc

- Funded through Drug Free Communities Grant
- Providing Information
- Providing Support
- Changing Consequences
- Enhancing access/Reducing barriers to prevention
- Changing physical design
- Modifying/Changing policies
- Enhancing skills


Before/After and Summer School Programs

Otsego Elementary

18505 Tontogany Creek Rd.
P.O. Box 290
Haskins, OH, 43525
419-823-1591
http://www.otsegoknights.org/elementary.html

- Begindergarten
- Latch Key Program
- Preschool Program
- Summer Latch Key Program


Wood County Educational Service Center

1867 N. Research Dr. 
Bowling Green, OH 43402
419-354-9010
Fax: 419-354-1146
http://www.wcesc.org

- Community Learning Centers/STARS of Wood County ESC – Crim, Conneaut, Kenwood, Luckey, Pemberville, Powell, Northwood, Glenwood (also serves Indian Hills & Eagle Point Elem. students), Genoa Elementary, Woodmore Elem., and Elmwood Elementary/ Community Center
- Academic Support
- Adventures!
-  Family Events
- Wood County Teen Institute
- Summer STARS Program

  ** Check your local directory for preschool/childcare sites.

 


Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention

Children’s Resource Center 

1045 Klotz Rd.
Bowling Green, OH 43402
419-352-7588
1-888-466-5437 (Toll Free)
Fax:  419-354-4977
http://www.crcwoodcounty.org

- Parenting Education from Birth to Five Years
- Preschool Sexual Abuse Prevention Program
- Third Grade Sexual Abuse Prevention Program

Community Prevention Programs

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwestern Ohio

1616 E. Wooster St.  
Suite 13 
Bowling Green, OH 43402  
419-354-2113
E-Mail:  bbbs2@wcnet.org    

- Mentoring for a Day
- Site-Based Mentoring
- Traditional One-on-One Mentoring


Home Aid Coalition

A coalition of individuals, agencies, and churches who care about housing for their neighbors.
http://www.homeaidofwoodcounty.org

- Home Aid Coalition: Project Connect

Prevention Partners

A Program of Behavioral Connections

13415 Eckel Junction Road
Perrysburg, OH 43551
419-874-4242
www.prevention-partners.org

- PASA (Perrysburg Alternatives to Substance Abuse) Teen Board
- Coalition Process
- Seller Server Trainings
- Parents Who Host Lose the Most Campaign (Perrysburg)
- ID Scanners and Training for community events (Perrysburg, City and Township, Rossford, Northwood, Lake, Toledo, Maumee, or any other location around the Perrysburg area)
- Alcohol Compliance Checks (Perrysburg City and Township, Rossford, Northwood, Lake)
- Star Spangled Banner Celebration at Fort Meigs State Memorial Park
- Red Ribbon Run “Running to Keep Youth Drug Free”
- Parent/Student Resource Directory (Perrysburg)


Wood County Department of Job and Family Services

1928 E. Gypsy Lane Rd.
P.O. Box 679
Bowling Green, OH 43402
Main number: 419-352-7566
Cash, food assistance and Medicaid: 1-844-640-6446
Child Abuse Reporting Hotline: 419-354-9669
Fax: 419-353-6091

- OhioMeansJobs/Wood County
- Cash Assistance, Food Assistance and       Medicaid
- Children’s Services
- Social Services

 


Wood County Educational Service Center

1867 N. Research Dr.
Bowling Green, OH 43402
419-354-9010
Fax: 419-354-1146 
www.wcesc.org

- Parents Who Host Lose the Most Campaign (Wood County)
- Red Ribbon Campaign
- School-Based On-Site Prevention
- Youth Employment Program ("At-Risk Youth Program")
- Community Learning Centers/STARS of Wood County ESC – Crim, Conneaut, Kenwood, Luckey, Pemberville, Powell, Northwood, Glenwood (also serves Indian Hills & Eagle Point Elem. students), Genoa Elementary, Woodmore Elem., and Elmwood Elementary/ Community Center


Wood County Hospital

Wellness Works
950 W. Wooster St.
Bowling Green, OH 43402
419-354-8987

- Fitness is FUN!
- Individual One-on-One Tobacco Cessation Counseling
- Junior and Senior School Aides Program
- Puppet Therapy
- Safe Sitter
- Stuffee


Wood County Juvenile Court Probation Department

1032 S. Dunbridge Rd. 
Bowling Green, OH 43402 
419-352-3554

- Diversions
- D
rug Testing
- Goals for Gals
- Weapons Safety and Awareness Program

- Supervised School Suspension Program (SSSP)
- Theft Offenders Program


Wood County Park District 

18729 Mercer Road
Bowling Green, OH 43402
419-353-1897

- Bicycle Safety
- Wood County Park District Rangers
- Naturalist Program


Wood County Reentry Coalition

1740 East Gypsy Lane Rd.
Bowling Green, OH 43402
419-373-4979
Fax: 419-354-7445
www.woodcountyreentry.com

- Information sharing and resource connections for individuals reentering the community after a period of incarceration

WSOS Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP)

Jordan Center
801 N. College Dr.
PH 419-353-7407 
Scheduling Line 888-441-4327
Fax 419-353-1100

-  Regular HEAP – One-time payment towards heating utility in the winter months.
-  PIPP – Year round program making utility bill payments a set amount each month (based on household income) for regulated utility companies.
-  EHEAP – Winter Crisis Program available November 1 through March 31. Assist with a one-time payment towards a disconnect and/or bulk fuel
- EHEAP – Summer Crisis Program generally available July 1 through August 31. Assists with cooling. Receive a one-time electric payment, window air conditioner and/or box fan.
- All programs have guidelines that tend to be adjusted each program year. All programs have income guidelines that must be met.


WSOS HomeNet Program

Jordan Center
801 N. College Dr.
419-353-7407
Fax 419-353-1100

-  Assistance in finding affordable, safe housing.
-  First month’s rent, Security Deposit and ongoing assistance, as needed.
-  Landlord Mediation
-  Home Visits
-  Budgeting Assistance
-  Goal Setting
-  Referrals to Supportive Services


Health and Wellness

Ability Center of Greater Toledo 

Toledo/Sylvania Main Office:
5605 Monroe Street
Sylvania OH 43560
419-885-5733 (V/TTY)
419-882-4813 (Fax)
866-885-5733 (Toll Free)
www.abilitycenter.org
www.abilitycenter.org/programs-and-services

Housekeeping Resource Center:
5033 Skelly Road
Sylvania, OH 43560
419-517-1360

Bryan Satellite Office:
228 South Main
Bryan OH 43506
419-633-1400
866-633-1400 (Toll Free)
567-202-5996 (Cell) Nicole Cape

Ottawa:
1848 East Perry Street 
Suite 110
Port Clinton OH 43452
(Located in the Sutton Center)
419-734-0330 (V/TTY)
877-734-0330 (Toll Free) 
419-732-6864 (Fax)
419-206-2201 (Cell) Tory Thompson and Eryn Bauer

- Assistance Dogs for Achieving Independence
Community Connections
Customer Services and Information/Referral
- Educational Advocacy and Consulting Services
- Housing Resource Center
- Inclusive Communities
- Options for Tomorrow
Outreach and Education


Bowling Green Community Center

1245 W. Newton Road
Bowling Green OH 43402
419-354-6223
E-mail: bgparks@bgohio.org
Web site: www.bgohio.org

- Providing year-round fitness and exercise programs.
- Check Web site or call for information of current programs and fees.


Wood County Health District

1840 East Gypsy Lane Rd.
Bowling Green, OH 43402
419-352-8402 or 1-866-861-9338
E-mail: healthdept@co.wood.oh.us
http://www.co.wood.oh.us/healthdepartment

- Bureau for Children with Medical Handicaps
​- Child Fatality Review
- Emergency Preparedness
- Environmental Health
- Help Me Grow
- Infectious Disease Control
​- Personal Care Program
Women, Infants and Children Supplemental Nutrition Program (WIC)


Wood County Community Health and Wellness Center

1840 East Gypsy Lane Rd.
Bowling Green, OH 43402
419-354-9049
E-mail: healthcenter@co.wood.oh.us
www.wchealthcenter.org
- Adult Primary Care Services
- Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening Program
- Child Health Clinic
- Family Planning
- Immunizations
- Prenatal Care
 - Prevent Blindness Ohio Program
- Susan G. Komen Education Program

Wood County Hospital

Wellness Works
950 W. Wooster St.
Bowling Green, OH 43402
419-354-8987

- Fitness is FUN!
- High Five
​- Hospital tours
- Individual One-on-One Tobacco Cessation Counseling
- Puppet therapy
- Safe Sitter
- Stuffee
​- Wellness 4 Kids!


WSOS Early Childhood Program

Jordan Center        
801 N. College Dr.                   
PH 419-353-7407
Fax 419-353-1100

Pemberville Center
531 E. Front St.
Pemberville, OH 43450
PH 419-287-4057
Fax 419-287-9312

Perrysburg/Rossford Center
28744 Simmons Rd
Perrysburg, OH 43551
PH 419-874-4644
Fax 419-872-5046

-  Comprehensive, developmentally appropriate educational programs
-  Health and Dental Screenings
-  Breakfast and/or lunch and snack served
-  Developmentally appropriate curriculum    
-  Parent Involvement/Volunteer opportunities
-  Disabilities-Embedded intervention of Individual Education Program Goals
 


Mental Health and Behavioral Concerns

Behavioral Connections

1010 N. Prospect St.
Bowling Green, OH 43402
419-352-5387
Fax:  419-352-9605

- Adolescent Weekend Education Program
- Transition to Independence Process (TIP) Program

Children’s Resource Center

1045 Klotz Rd. 
Bowling Green, OH 43402
419-352-7588
1-888-466-5437 (Toll Free) 
Fax: 419-354-4977
http://www.crcwoodcounty.org

- Early Childhood Mental Health Project
- Penta Mental Health Prevention Program
- S.O.S. (Signs of Suicide)


Project Aware

1867 N. Research Dr.
Bowling Green, OH 43402
419-354-9010

 

- Youth Mental Health First Aid Training
- Trauma training for educators
- OLWEUS Bullying Prevention


  Wood Lane School and the Wood County Board of Developmental Disabilities

1921 E. Gypsy Lane Rd.
Bowling Green, OH 43402 
419-352-5115 or
1-800-356-3218 
http://www.woodlane.org

- Behavioral support
- Crisis intervention
- Family Support Services
- Respite Care

- Special Olympics
- Service coordination


Parenting for Prevention

Children’s Resource Center

1045 Klotz Rd.
Bowling Green, OH 43402
419-352-7588
1-888-466-5437 (Toll Free)
Fax:  419-354-4977
www.crcwoodcounty.org

- Parenting Education from Birth to Five Years
- Incredible Years parenting program


Family Service Counseling Center

1084 S. Main St. Suite A
Bowling Green, OH  43402
419-352-4624
Fax:  419-354-1774
www.fsno.org

- Assessment in order to identify problem areas and create a plan to address those problems
-
Individual and family counseling services for youth and adults
- Couples and marriage counseling to assist in improving communication, decrease conflict, and allow couples to strengthen their relationship
- Domestic violence treatment for offenders and victims

- Psychiatric services for youth and adults
- CPST services provided in home or community setting
- Seminar for Divorcing Parents (court-referred)
- Fees: Medicaid, insurance, sliding fee scale
- Helping Children Succeed After Divorce


Prevention Partners

A Program of Behavioral Connections

13415  Eckel Junction Road
Perrysburg, OH 43551
419-874-4242
www.prevention-partners.org

- Parents Who Host Lose the Most (Perrysburg)
- Parent/Student Resource Guide (Perrysburg)


PathStone

2-453 County Rd. V
Liberty Center, OH 43532
419-875-6654
Fax:  419-875-4010

- Rescue Our Youth

Wood County Educational Service Center

1867 N. Research Dr.
Bowling Green, OH 43402
419-354-9010
Fax:  419-354-1146
www.wcesc.org

- Guiding Good Choices
- Parent Mentor Program
- Parent Project
- Parents Who Host Lose the Most Campaign
   (Wood County)
- Parent Presentations
- Project Aware
 


Violence Prevention

The Cocoon Shelter 

Crisis # (419) 352-1545 or 1-800-472-9411
Shelter # (419) 373-1730
www.cocoonshelter.org

- Emergency Safe Housing and support services for victims of abuse and their children

Family and Child Abuse Prevention Center

2460 Cherry St.
Toledo, OH 43608
419-244-3053 (Family and Child Abuse Prevention Center)
419- 292-2927 (Children’s Advocacy Center)

- Children’s Advocacy Center
- Stewards of Children


Wood County Educational Service Center

1867 N. Research Dr. 
Bowling Green, OH 43402
419-354-9010
Fax: 419-354-1146
www.wcesc.org

- Expect Respect
- Expect Respect Support Group  
- Olweus Bullying Prevention Program

- Project Aware


Wood County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office C.Y.C.L.E. Division
(Communicating with Youth, Community and Law Enforcement)

One Courthouse Square
Bowling Green, OH
419-354-9250

- Juvenile Mediation Program (JuMP)
- StreetWise
- Teen Court
- Youth Olympics
- Safety Kids Calendar Contest


Wood County Law Enforcement Prevention Programs

Bloomdale Police Department

P.O. Box 27 
Bloomdale, OH 44817 
419- 454-6503
 

Bowling Green Police Department

175 W. Wooster St.
Bowling Green, OH
419-352-1131
www.bowlinggreenpolice.org

- Block Watch
- Bobcat P.L.U.S.
- Drug Abuse ResistanceEducation  (D.A.R.E.)
- Eric Zimmerman Positive Living Utilizing Skills (E.Z. P.L.U.S.)
- Officer Friendly
- Safety Town
- Stranger Danger 
- Third Grade Safety Belt
- School Resource Officer


Bowling Green State University Police Department

104 Commons
Bowling Green, OH 43403
419-372-2346
http://www.bgsu.edu/offices/safety/
 

Bradner Police Department

130 North Main Street
Bradner, OH 43406
419-288-2222
 

Fostoria Police Department

213 South Main Street
Fostoria, OH 44830
419-435-8573
 

Haskins Police Department

100 N. Church Street
P.O. Box 182
Haskins, OH 43525
419-823-1130
www.haskinspolice.org

- Seat Belt Safety

Lake Township Police Department

27975 Cummings Road 
Millbury, OH 43447
419-666-5500
http://laketwp.com/lake_township_021.htm

- School Resource Officer (Ptl. Steve Poiry)

Luckey Police Department

226 Main St. 
Luckey, OH 43443
419-833-3392
http://luckeyohio.org

- Bicycle Safety
- Officer Phil

 


North Baltimore Police Department

203 North Main St.
North Baltimore, OH 45872
419-257-2181
http://www.northbaltimore.net/police.html

- School Resource Officer (Mandy Slane)

Northwood Police Department

6000 Wales Rd.
Northwood, OH 43619 
419-691-5053
www.ci.northwood.oh.us/city-departments/police

 

Ohio State Highway Patrol, Post 87

12891 Middleton Pike
Bowling Green, OH 43402
419-352-2481
http://statepatrol.ohio.gov/
 

Owens Community College Police Department

30335 Oregon Road
Perrysburg, OH 43551
567-429-3586
https://www.owens.edu/dps
 

Pemberville Police Department

117 E. Front St.
Pemberville, OH 43450  
419-287-3250
http://www.pembervillepolice.com/

- Community service opportunities

Perrysburg Police Department

330 Walnut Street
Perrysburg, OH 43551
419-872-8001  
www.ci.perrysburg.oh.us/CityDepartments/Police

- Drug Abuse Resistance Education
  (D.A.R.E.)
- Safety Town
- Rape Aggression Dissent (R.A.D.)
- Family Safety Program
- School Resource Officer (Quinn Crosby)


Perrysburg Township Police Department

26711 Lime City Road
Perrysburg, OH 43551
419-874-3551
www.perrysburgtownship.us/departments/police

- School Resource Officer (Ptl. Rachel Bernhard)

Risingsun Police Department

420 Main Street
Risingsun, OH 43457
419-457-4550
 

Rossford Police Department

99 Hillsdale Ave.
Rossford, OH 43460
419-666-7390 
www.rossfordohio.com/police

- Safety Town
- D.A.R.E. (5th Grade)

- School liaison (Jodi Johnson)


Walbridge Police Department

111 North Main Street
Walbridge, OH 43465
419-666-1444
 

Wayne Police Department

P.O. Box 39
Wayne, OH 43466
419-288-2777
 

West Millgrove Police Department

4678 E Sandusky Street
West Millgrove, OH 43467
419-288-3333
 

Wood County Park District

18729 Mercer Road
Bowling Green, OH 43402
419-353-1897 
www.wcparks.org
 

Wood County Sheriff’s Office

1960 East Gypsy Lane Rd.
Bowling Green, OH 43402
419-354-9137
www.woodcountysheriff.com

-  911 Program
-  Block Watch
-  Citizens Police Academy
-  Domestic violence prevention and response classes
- Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) Elmwood, Eastwood, St. Luis, Rossford, Otsego, All Saints, McComb, North Baltimore
-  Internet Safety
- School Resource Officer (Elmwood, Eastwood, Otsego)
- Safety Town
- Third Grade Seat Belt Safety
- Auxiliary
- Explorers
- School Safety and Vulnerability Assessments
- Rape Aggression Dissent (R.A.D. Kids)


Wood County School Districts

Bowling Green

www.bgcs.k12.oh.us

Bowling Green City Schools 
137 Clough St.
Bowling Green, OH 43402
419-352-3576
Fax: 419-352-1701 

Conneaut Elementary
542 Haskins Rd.
Bowling Green, OH 43402
419-354-0300
Fax:  419-352-6661

Bowling Green High School 
530 West Poe Rd. 
Bowling Green, OH 43402
419-354-0100
Fax:  419-354-1839 

Crim Elementary
1020 Scott Hamilton Dr.
Bowling Green, OH 4342
419-354-04000
Fax:  419-352-7675

Bowling Green Middle School
1079 Fairview Ave.
Bowling Green, OH 43402
419-354-0200
Fax:  419-353-1958

Kenwood Elementary
710 Kenwood Ave.
Bowling Green, OH 43402
419-353-0500
Fax:  419-352-8261

District Nurse: Brittany Howard
D.A.R.E./School Resource Officer: Robin Short 419-352-1131
Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Prevention Specialist: Emily Krynock 419-308-9094


Eastwood

www.eastwoodschools.org

Eastwood Local Schools
4800 Sugar Ridge Rd.
Pemberville, OH 43450
419-833-6411
Fax:  419-833-4915 

Pemberville Elementary
120 College Ave.
Pemberville, OH 43450
419-287-3200
Fax:  419-287-4245

Eastwood High School
4900 Sugar Ridge Rd. 
Pemberville, OH 43450
419-833-3611
Fax:  419-833-6014

Luckey Elementary
524 Krotzer Ave.
Luckey, OH 43443
419-833-2821
Fax:  419-833-8404

Eastwood Middle School
4800 Sugar Ridge Rd.
Pemberville, OH 43450
419-833-6011
Fax: 419-833-7454 

 

District Nurse: Carol Foote
School Resource Officer: Jim Knallay 419-354-9644
Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Prevention Specialist: Mike Kipplen 419-419-8867


Elmwood

www.elmwood.k12.oh.us

Elmwood Local Schools 
7650 Jerry City Rd.
Bloomdale, OH 44817
419-655-2583 Ext. 4
Fax:  419-655-3995

Elmwood Middle School
7650 Jerry City Rd.
Bloomdale, OH 44817
419-655-2583 Ext. 2
Fax:  419-655-2153

Elmwood High School 
7650 Jerry City Rd.
Bloomdale, OH 44817
419-655-2583 Ext. 3
Fax:  419-655-2153

Elmwood Elementary
7650 Jerry City Rd.
Bloomdale, OH 44817
419-655-2583 Ext. 1
Fax:  419-655-2153

 

District Nurse: Angela Missig
School Resource Officer: Anthony Thompson 419-373-6521
Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Prevention Specialist: Tonya Lentz 419-203-8617


Lake Local

www.lakeschools.org

Lake High School
28080 Lemoyne Rd. 
Millbury, OH 43447-0151
419-661-6640 
Fax: 419-661-6650

Lake Elementary
28150 Lemoyne Rd.
Millbury, OH 43447-0151
419-661-6680
Fax: 419-661-6683

Lake Middle School
28100 Lemoyne Rd. 
Millbury, OH 43447-0151
419-661-6660
Fax:  419-661-6664

Central Office
28090 Lemoyne Rd.
Millbury, OH 43447                                                419-661-6690
Fax: 419-661-6678

School Resource Officer: Steve Poiry (419-392-3216)


North Baltimore

www.nbls.org 

North Baltimore Local Schools
201 S. Main St.
North Baltimore, OH 45872
419-257-3531 
Fax:  419-257-2008

North Baltimore High School /Middle School
2012 Tiger Dr.
North Baltimore, OH 45872
419-257-3464
419-257-3464
Fax:  419-257-3601

Powell Elementary
500 N. Main St.
North Baltimore, OH 45872
419-257-2124
Fax:  419-257-3044

 

 

District Nurse: Kristy Teegardin
D.A.R.E. Officer: Rod Smith 419-354-9682
School Resource Officer: Mandy Slane 419-408-2499 mslane@northbaltimore.net                                Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Prevention Specialist: Mike Kipplen 419-419-8867


Northwood

www.northwoodschools.org

Northwood Local School District
500 Lemoyne Rd.
Northwood, OH 43619
419-691-3888
Fax:  419-697-2470

Northwood Elementary School
500 Lemoyne Rd.
Northwood, OH 43619
419-691-4621 
Fax:  419-697-2479

Northwood High School
700 Lemoyne Rd. 
Northwood, OH 43619
419-691-4651
Fax:  419-691-2846 

Olney Building
512 Lemoyne Rd.
Northwood, OH 43619
419-691-2601
Fax:  419-697-2473

District Elementary School Nurse: Chris Haas   


Otsego

www.otsegoknights.org

Otsego Local Schools
18505 Tontogany Creek Rd.
P.O. Box 290
Tontogany, OH 43565
419-823-4381
Fax:  419-823-3035

Otsego Junior High School 
18505 Tontogany Creek Rd.
P.O. Box 290                                                 
Tontogany, OH 43565
419-823-4381
Fax:  419-823-1397

Otsego High School
18505 Tontogany Creek Rd.
P.O. Box 290
Tontogany, OH 43565
419-823-4381 
Fax:  419-823-1397

Otsego Elementary
P.O. Box 290
Tontogany, OH 43565
419-823-4381
Fax:  419-823-1703

School Resource Officer: Greg Johns (419-373-6522)


Perrysburg Exempted Village Schools

www.perrysburg.k12.oh.us

Perrysburg Exempted Village Schools
140 E. Indiana Ave.
Perrysburg, OH 43551
419-874-9131
Fax:  419-872-8820

Frank Elementary
401 West South Boundary St.
Perrysburg, OH 43551
419-874-8721
Fax:  419-874-1808

Perrysburg High School
13385 Roachton Rd. 
Perrysburg, OH 43551
419-874-3181
Fax:  419-872-8813

Toth Elementary
200 E. Seventh St.
Perrysburg, OH 43551
419-874-3123
Fax:  419-872-8828

Perrysburg Junior High  
550 East South Boundary St. 
Perrysburg, OH 43551
419-874-9193 
Fax: 419-872-8812

Woodland Elementary
27979 White Rd.
Perrysburg, OH 43551
419-874-8736
Fax: 419-874-2964

Ft. Meigs Elementary
26431 Ft. MeigsRd.
Perrysburg, OH 43551
419-872-8822
Fax: 419-872-8825

 

District Nurse: Debbie Reddick
D.A.R.E. Officer: Quinn Crosby 419-872-8001
Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Prevention Specialist: Melissa Notestine


Rossford Exempted Village Schools

www.rossfordschools.org

Rossford Exempted Village Schools
601 Superior St. 
Rossford, OH 43460
419-666-2010
Fax:  419-661-2856

Eagle Point Elementary
203 Eagle Point Rd.
Rossford, OH 43460
419-666-1174
Fax:  419-662-3050

Rossford High School 
701 Superior St. 
Rossford, OH 43460
419-666-5262
Fax:  419-661-2831

Glenwood Elementary
8950 Avenue Rd.
Perrysburg, OH 43460
419-666-8130
Fax:  419-661-2848

Rossford Junior High
651 Superior St. 
Rossford, OH 43460
419-666-5254
Fax:  419-661-2890

Indian Hills Elementary
401 Glenwood Rd.
Rossford, OH 43460
419-666-0140
Fax:  419-661-5432

Bulldog Center
719 Dixie Hwy.
Rossford, OH 43460
419-666-3449

 

District Nurse: Donna Linthicum
School Liaison: Jodi Johnson
Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Prevention Specialist: Jim Snider


Penta Career Center

www.pentacareercenter.org

Penta Career Center                                                   
9301 Buck Rd.                                                                                       
Perrysburg, OH 43551                                                                      
419-666-1120
Fax:  419-666-6049 (Board Office)
Fax:  419-661-6479 (Career Center)

 

School Nurse: Adrienne Gurney
School Resource Officer: Rachel Bernhard 419-661-6552                                                                    Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Prevention Specialist: Linda Logue           


Parochial and Non-Public Schools 

All Saints Elementary School 
630 Lime City Rd.
Rossford, OH 43460
419-661-2070
Fax:  419-661-2077
www.allsaintscatholic.org

Principal: Teri Fischer

Bowling Green Christian Academy
1165 Haskins Rd.
Bowling Green, OH 43402
419-354-2422
Fax: 419-354-0232
www.bgchristian.org

Principal: Wendie Cuckler

Islamic Center of Greater Toledo
25877 Scheider Rd. 
Perrysburg, Ohio 43551
419-874-3500
Fax: 419-874-9123
www.icgt.org

Director: Fadia Abouelaila

Montessori School
515 Sand Ridge Rd.
Bowling Green, OH 43402
419-352-4203
Fax: 419-353-1914
www.montessorischoolbg.com

Executive Director: Bev Bechstein

St. Aloysius Elementary and Junior High
148 S. Enterprise St.
Bowling Green, OH 43402
419-352-8614
Fax: 419-352-4738
www.staloysius.tld.pvt.k12.oh.us

Principal: Andrea Puhl 

Kateri Catholic School System
3225 Pickle Rd.
Oregon, OH 43616
419-693-0465
Fax: 419-693-2816
www.katerischools.org

President: Fr. Eric Schild

St. Louis Elementary
22767 Defiance Pike
Custar, OH 43511
419-669-1875
Fax: 419-669-2878
www.stlouiscustaroh.com

Principal: Richelle Piercefield

St. Rose Elementary
217 E. Front St.
Perrysburg, OH 43551
419-874-5631
Fax: 419-874-5631
www.saintroseonline.org

Principal: Barbara Jenks


 Program Description Index

Academic Support

Type:  Educational
Who is Served:  Wood County
Where:  Community Learning Centers
When:  Year round
Desired Outcome:  Provided for individual children to make learning fun and increase educational success. Math and Reading Clubs, computer-assisted instruction, and individual tutoring are available.
Agencies:  Wood County Educational Service Center/Community Learning Centers

Adolescent Weekend Education Program

Type:  Information dissemination, education, alternatives, community-based process, environmental approach, problem identification and referral.
Who is Served:  Age range is usually 13-18, although younger youth can be accepted
Where:  320 W. Gypsy Lane Rd.
When:  The program is offered once a month, usually the first Saturday of the month. It is presented in one seven-hour Saturday session. Parents are asked to participate in the afternoon portion.
Desired Outcome: To reduce the negative impact of tobacco, alcohol and other drug abuse or addiction throughout the community through education and prevention, targeting individuals, families, students, schools, employers, and other systems.
Agencies:  Behavioral Connections

Adult Primary Care Services

Description of program: Health services – Complete physical exams, treatment of acute and chronic illness, assistance with medication and lab testing, referral for specialty care, education and health awareness.
Who is Served: Wood County Residents ages 21 – 64 who are insured, underinsured or low income.
Where: Wood County Health Department                
When: Clinic hours 8:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. Monday through Friday, by appointment. Some evening hours are available.          
Desired Outcome: Improve the health and well being of adults by improving access to health care through a medical home.
Cost: Services offered on a sliding fee scale; Fees depend on income; Assistance with Medicaid application if appropriate.
Agencies: The Wood County Community Health and Wellness Center

Adventures!

Type:  Educational
Who is Served:  Wood County
Where:  Community Learning Centers of Wood County: North Baltimore at Powell Elementary, Northwood at Northwood Elementary, Rossford at Glenwood Elementary; Bowling Green at Crim and Kenwood elementaries, Eastwood at Luckey Elementary; Elmwood at Community Center.
When:  Year round
Desired Outcome:  A series of mini-camps, workshops and field trips that expand child experiences through fun, hands-on activities and learning experiences. These include Earth Camp, Scoot through Science, Fairy Tales and Tall Tales, Sports of All Sorts, Jewelry Making, and many more.
Agencies:  Wood County Educational Service Center/Community Learning Centers of Wood County

Assistance Dogs for Achieving Independence

Program Description: Assistance Dogs for Achieving Independence helps children and adults with disabilities to achieve greater independence by training and placing service and therapy dogs to assist with the individual’s daily needs.
Agency: Ability Center of Greater Toledo

Begindergarten

Type:  Educational
Who is Served:  Otsego Elementary kindergarten students
Where:  Otsego Elementary
When:  School year
Desired Outcome:  This program is designed as an educational childcare program for kindergarten students on days they do not have a regular school day.  
Agencies: Otsego Elementary

Beginning Alcohol Basic Education Series (B.A.B.E.S.)

Type:  Education – Universal
Who is Served:  Second Grade Students
Where:  Wood County
When:  School year
Desired Outcome:  Delay age of onset of alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use
Agencies:  Wood County Educational Service Center, Wood County Schools

Behavioral Support

Desired Outcome:  It is the philosophy of Wood Lane to protect the rights and ensure the health and safety of persons receiving services. Behavioral Support is the implementation of growth-enhancing strategies that shall actively promote a person's ability to choose, to safely express individuality, and to engage in personalized interactions through self-determination and self-management.
Agencies:  Wood Lane School and the Wood County Board of Developmental Disabilities

Bicycle Safety

Type:  Educational
Who is Served: Wood County youth
Where:  Various locations in Wood County
When:  Year round. Programs may be scheduled through Chief Ranger Todd Nofzinger at 419-575-7336.
Desired Outcome: Teach youth traffic laws and safe techniques for bicycle riding
Agencies: Wood County Park District Ranger Staff.

Block Watch

Type:  Law enforcement
Who is Served:  Bowling Green residents
Where:  Bowling Green, Wood County
When:  Year round
Desired Outcome:  Block Watches are neighborhood run. The Bowling Green Police Department only offers assistance/information for those neighborhoods that wish to start a block watch. These neighborhood groups manage themselves; they hold meetings and set up patrolling times. The BGPD assigns Block Watch member numbers to the group members. This speeds up the process of them reporting information to the police when they call. To be a recognized Block Watch these groups must have at least one yearly meeting. 
Agencies:  Bowling Green Police Department, Wood County Sheriff’s Office

Bobcat P.L.U.S. (Positive Living Utilizing Skills)

Type:  Educational
Who is Served:  Bowling Green High School students
Where:  Bowling Green High School
When:  School year
Desired Outcome:  This program is curriculum based and taught at Bowling Green High School.  It is a follow-up to the E.Z. P.L.U.S. program and demonstrates the differences between the juvenile court system and the adult court system.  Drinking and driving is also addressed since many of the students are now driving or will be soon.  This program is taught based on scheduling needs of the school.
Agencies:  Bowling Green Police Department

Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening Program

Description of program: Assistance with eligibility determination allowing uninsured women over age forty to obtain breast and cervical cancer screening.  Wood County Health and Wellness Center Adult Clinic is one site where services may be obtained. Medicaid eligibility conferred on women diagnosed through this program. 
Who is Served: Uninsured women over age 40
Where: The application is taken at Wood County Health District. Several providers cooperate with the program. The program is part of a 10 county consortium managed by the Fulton County Health Department.
When: Ongoing
Desired Outcome: Improved mortality rates due to early detection and treatment of breast and cervical cancer.
Cost: Income eligibility requirements. 
Agency: The Wood County Community Health and Wellness Center

Bureau for Children with Medical Handicaps

Description of program: A diagnostic component assists with referrals to specialists and the expenses associated with the initial diagnosis. Ongoing treatment includes service coordination to families with special health care needs. The program includes a payer of last resort component whereby families that exceed their insurance limits and meet financial eligibility may have assistance with medical bills, when the provider is enrolled in the Ohio system, and special supplies that are required for the child’s medical condition. Contact BCMH Nurse.
Who is Served: Children birth to age 21 with special health care needs.
Where: Home visits. May include visits to school, medical appointments, special clinics, or Health District.            
When: Health District hours 8:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. Monday through Friday.  Visits at other hours may be possible to meet the needs of the family.
Desired Outcome: All children will have optimal health and maximal achievements.
Cost: No cost to family. Diagnostic assistance is provided as a payer of last resort. Eligibility for assistance with treatment is based on family income and may involve a spend–down component. Eligibility is also based on medical diagnosis.
Agencies: Wood County Health District 

Cash Assistance, Food Stamps, and Medicaid 

Ohio Works First (OWF) (TANF)

  • Emphasizes employment first.  It includes job search and preparation plus services to prevent job loss.  Temporary cash assistance is provided to families with minor children up to age 18 (19 if still in school) if employment is not available or is inadequate.  Recipients are limited to 36 months of cash assistance effective October 1, 1997.  After the 36 months expires, there may be up to an additional 24 months of cash if a hardship or good cause (as determined by the CDJFS) exists.

Food Assistance

  • Known nationally as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), this program helps eligible needy Ohioans pay f or food. Ohioans may qualify for benefits if their gross monthly household income is at or below 130% of federal poverty guidelines. If someone is elderly or disabled they may have income above 130% and still qualify. Recipients use an electronic benefits transfer card-Ohio Direction Card- to buy food or food products with the exception of alcohol, tobacco and hot foods.

Medicaid

  • Coverages
    • Pays doctor, hospital, prescription expenses, dental and optical coverage.
    • Provides nursing home care for those determined to be eligible.
    • Waiver services-funds in-home care to prevent institutionalization.
  • Programs
    • Adult Extension:  Medicaid coverage for individuals ages 19-64.
    • Parents and Caretaker Relatives: Medicaid coverage for parents and  caretaker relatives with children under 18 (19 if still in school)  
    • Pregnant Women: Medicaid coverage for women throughout the pregnancy and 60 days postpartum,
    • Children: Medicaid coverage for children up to age 19. Coverage for Children in families with incomes above 156% of the federal poverty level is available only if the children have no other creditable health insurance.
    • Presumptive Eligibility for Children: Immediate, time-limited Medicaid coverage or children up to age 19.
    • Presumptive Eligibility for Pregnant Women: Immediate, time-limited Medicaid coverage for pregnant women.
    • Refugee Medical Assistance (RMA): Time-limited Medicaid coverage for refugees. The program provides a medical screening and other medical services to qualified aliens.
    • Alien Emergency Medical Assistance (AEMA}: Medicaid coverage for the treatment of emergency medical conditions for certain individuals who meet all Medicaid requirements other than the citizenship requirements.
    • Transitional Medical Assistance (TMA): Twelve months of continuous Medicaid coverage for families who would otherwise lose coverage because a family member got a new job or is earning more money.
    • Children in Care/Former Foster Children in Care: Medicaid coverage for children in the custody of a public children services agency, in receipt of foster care or adoption assistance under Title IV-E, or in receipt of state or federal adoption assistance. The program also covers individuals who aged out of foster care on their 18th birthdays, until they turn 26.
    • Continuous Eligibility for Children: Twelve months of continuous eligibility is available to every child up to age 19 who gets Medicaid,
    • Adults Age 19 and 20: Medicaid coverage for individuals ages 19 and 20, Family income may be used in the eligibility determination.
    • Aged, blind or disabled (ABO}: Medicaid coverage for people who are at least 65 years old and individuals of any age who are blind or disabled.
    • Medicare Premium Assistance Program (MPAP): Medicaid assistance programs that help pay Medicare costs,
    • Qualified Medicare Beneficiary (QMB): Pays Part A and B premiums, deductibles, co-pays and co-insurance.
    • Specified Low-Income Medicare Beneficiary (SLMB): Pays Part B premiums only,
    • Qualifying Individual IOI): Pays Part B premiums only,
    • Qualified Disabled and Working Individuals IOWDI): Pays Part B premiums only.
    • Medicaid Buy-In for Workers with Disabilities (MBIWD}: Medicaid coverage for working disabled individuals ages 16 to 64. If your income is above a certain amount, you may need to pay a premium to get MBIWD.
    • Residential State Supplement (RSS): A supplemental cash payment   program for aged, blind or disabled people who need a protected level of health care as determined by a health care provider, RSS helps to pay the costs of living in certain residential care facilities.
    • Long-Term Care or Waiver Services: Long-term care or waiver services are available for individuals who have special care needs, as determined by a health care provider.
    • Breast and Cervical Cancer Project (BCCP): Medicaid coverage for certain individuals who need treatment for breast or cervical cancer, breast or cervical pre-cancerous conditions. These individuals must have been screened for the BCCP program by the Ohio Department of Health before applying for BCCP Medicaid.

Agency: Wood County Department of Job and Family Services

Child Fatality Review

Description of program: Annual review of all deaths to Wood County residents, age birth through 17 years. State law mandates the review and specifies committee makeup.  Committee work is closed to the public, but is submitted to the Ohio Department of Health for inclusion in a statewide document compiled annually. Contact the Health Commissioner
Who is Served: Wood County
Where: Wood County Health District
When: Convened by Health Commissioner     
Desired Outcome: Identification of systemic factors that contribute to child deaths.  Recommendations for action or activities that may decrease child mortality and morbidity.
Agencies: Wood County Health District, Wood County Sheriff’s Office

Child Health Clinic

Description of program: Well child checkups, sick care, prescription and laboratory services, and assistance with referrals to other services.  Child checkups include anticipatory guidance, early detection of problems, referrals for additional services.
Who is Served: Children birth to 21
Where: Wood County Health and Wellness Center
When: Clinic hours 8:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. Monday through Friday, by appointment. Some evening hours are available. Satellite clinic services are available at Bradner, Northwood, North Baltimore, and Perrysburg.
Desired Outcome: Assure a medical home for insured, uninsured, and underinsured children.
Cost: Services offered on a sliding fee scale; fees depend on income; assistance with Medicaid application if appropriate.
Agencies: Wood County Health District

Children’s Advocacy Center

Type: Provides services for child victims of sexual abuse/severe physical abuse & non-offending caregivers. Provides support & advocacy for families of sexually abused children. Conducts forensic interviews for child victims conducted by trained law enforcement or Children’s Services Worker. Crisis counseling for child victims. Offers safety education for children ages 3-17 & non-offending caregiver sessions to educate & support caregivers through investigative & court process, & the Children Who Witness Violence program for children who have witnessed domestic violence.
Who is Served: Everyone
Where: 2460 Cherry St., Toledo, OH 43608 (419- 292-2927)
Agency: Family and Child Abuse Prevention Center

Children’s Services

Children’s Services provides a number of services to Wood County residents regardless of financial status.
Investigation/Assessment
- Receive & investigate reports of child abuse & neglect
- A comprehensive investigation & risk assessment is completed to determine what services or referrals the children & family need.
Protective Services
Home based contact with the family in an effort to prevent abuse & neglect & strengthen the family
- Families are provided with community resources, education, guidance, & support.
Placement Services
If children are unable to remain in their own homes or with relatives, the agency will request temporary custody from the Juvenile Court. Children are then placed in foster homes, group homes, or residential treatment settings. The agency always seeks the least restrictive placement for children & works with the family toward reunification.
Foster Home Certification
Recruits, assesses, trains, & supports foster families
- Those meeting the state requirements will be certified.
- Ongoing training & support is provided to all foster families.
Adoption Services
Finds appropriate permanent families for children who are available for adoption
- Home studies & certification requirements are completed on families who wish to adopt children.
- Post adoption services are also available.
Children’s Services Unit
The Wood County Department of Job and Family Services, Children’s Services Unit works with children from birth to age 18 and their families. The agency can work with a child who has been diagnosed with a Developmental Disability until the age of 21. Children’s Services investigates reports of child abuse and neglect, completes a comprehensive family assessment, and determines what services or referrals are needed for the children and family. If it is determined that protective or placement services are necessary, the agency files a complaint through the Juvenile Court. The goal of protective services is to preserve the family unit by strengthening the parent’s ability to provide a safe environment for their children. This program seeks to prevent future abuse and neglect before the situation advances. Placement services involve children who are in the agency’s temporary custody. The agency works to reunify the children with their family and prevent future maltreatment.
Agency: Wood County Department of Job and Family Services

Citizen’s Police Academy Wood County

Type: Educational
Who is Served: Wood County residents
Where: Wood County Sheriff’s Office
When: Annually
Desired Outcome: This ten week program (one night per week) will familiarize students with the operations of the Sheriff’s Office.  Students will gain an understanding of the scope of the Sheriff’s responsibilities and will learn about road patrol and traffic stops, communications center operations, justice center operations, the Special Response Team, identity theft, and many other topics.  Students must be at least 18 years old, live or work in Wood County, and pass a criminal history check.
Agencies: Wood County Sheriff’s Office

Class Action

Type:  Education – Universal
Who is Served:  Students grades nine through twelve
Where:  Wood County
When:  School year
Desired Outcome:  Expose the students to some of the legal issues and the potential consequences to society when alcohol is made available to minors and consumed by minors
Agencies:  Wood County Educational Service Center

Coalition Process

Type: Community-based process
Who is Served: Coalitions
Where: Wood County
When: Year Long
Desired Outcome: Increase collaboration and increase citizen participation in prevention
Agencies: Prevention Partners, Way Public Library, Behavioral Connections, Area Police Departments Wood County Educational Service Center, Ohio Investigative Unit, Fort Meigs YMCA, Super Suppers

Community Connections

Program Description: The purpose of Community Connections is to create and support community options for people living with disabilities. The Ability Center of Greater Toledo does this by assisting individuals in developing goals, identifying dreams, and defining their vision for their life. The center also assists individuals in achieving their personal goals by making appropriate connections within the community and providing necessary information, resources, accommodations, and support.
Agency: Ability Center of Greater Toledo

Community Learning Centers of Wood County

Type:  Educational
Who is Served:  Wood County
Where:  Community Learning Centers of Wood County
When:  Year round
Desired Outcome:  The Community Learning Centers provide enrichment and extended learning programs before/after school and during the entire school summer break for elementary-aged students. We do this through a network of nine Learning Centers located at Glenwood Elementary in Rossford; Northwood Elementary; Powell Elementary in North Baltimore; Crim, Conneaut and Kenwood elementary schools in Bowling Green; Luckey Elementary in Luckey; Genoa Elementary in Genoa; Woodmore Elementary; and Elmwood Community Center.
Agencies:  Wood County Educational Service Center

Crisis Intervention

Description of Program: 24-hour services to provide stabilization and assistance to eligible individuals. Eligibility may be determined simultaneously to crisis intervention services.
Agency: Wood Lane School and the Wood County Board of Developmental Disabilities

Customer Services and Information/Referral

Program Description: This provides access to a wide spectrum of information on disability-related issues, ranging from where to get a disability placard for a car to future planning for yourself or a relative. It also provides links to community resources that assist individuals to live independently. In addition, staff oversee a disability-related equipment loan and gift closet that permit individuals with disabilities to access durable medical equipment such as wheelchairs, walkers and bath benches.
Agency: Ability Center of Greater Toledo

Diversions

Type:  At times, a Wood County family or school requests assistance from the Court when a child/children are exhibiting unruly or delinquent behavior.  As an alternative to filing formal charges against a youth, a diversion can be held to dissuade him or her from future inappropriate behavior.  The diversion itself is an informal conversation with a youth and parent.  The focus is to explain what can legally happen should a youth continue to make poor choices.  Families are frequently referred to outside agencies, such as the Children’s Resource Center or the Parent Project for assistance.  Tours of the Wood County Juvenile Court Detention Center are typically not a part of the diversion process.
Who is Served:  Youth between 10 and 17 years of age
Where:  Wood County Juvenile Court
When:  As scheduled
Desired Outcome:  A youth will leave with increased knowledge of the system and a desire not to become involved.  A family will be referred to community-based resources that can be of great assistance.
Agencies:  Wood County Juvenile Court Probation Department

Don't be a Nico-Teen

Type:  Comprehensive Cessation.
Who is Served:  Grades 5-7 and grades 9-12
Where:  Promedica St. Luke’s Hospital
When:  Contact Hospital for Class times.
Desired Outcome:  Offer prevention, intervention, and cessation services in the schools and community in an effort to reduce the youth smoking rate.
Agencies:  Promedica St. Luke’s Hospital

Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.)

Type:  Educational
Who is Served:  First, Fifth, and Sixth grade students
Where:  Wood County
When:  School year
Desired Outcome:  The Drug Abuse Resistance Education program is a ten week course.  This program focuses on improving the decision making skills of first, fifth, and sixth grade students.  Educating the students on the harmful effects of drugs, alcohol, and tobacco is how this is accomplished.  The times that this program is offered is based on the scheduling needs of the individual schools.
Agencies:  Bowling Green Police Department, Perrysburg Police Department, Wood County Sheriff’s Office

Drug Testing

Type:  The Wood County Juvenile Court offers drug testing to the community’s juvenile population for a small fee. At present, the department can test for alcohol, barbiturates, benzodiazepines, cannabinoids, cocaine, ecstasy, methamphetamines, opiates, and oxycodone.
Who is Served:  Juveniles under the age of 18
Where:  The Wood County Juvenile Court
When:  A parent can call the court directly and ask to schedule an appointment for a urine screen.
Desired Outcome:  A parent can determine whether intervention is needed.
Agencies:  Wood County Juvenile Court Probation Department

Early Childhood Mental Health Project

Type:  Consultation, outreach education, public awareness.
Who is Served:  Child care providers, preschool teachers, parents.
Where:  On-site consultation; workshops at community locations.
When:  Ongoing
Desired Outcomes:  Improve the ability of early childhood professionals to support the healthy social/emotional development of young children; increase early identification of children needing additional services.
Agencies:  Children’s Resource Center 

Educational Advocacy

Description of Program: The Ability Center’s educational advocates are a cross departmental team that works with students, their families, other service providers and school districts to ensure that students with disabilities get the education and services they need and require.
Agency: Ability Center of Greater Toledo

El Camino Hacia el Futuro (The Road Towards the Future) Mentors Program

Type:  Educational
Who is Served:  At risk Latino youth primarily, but no youth will be turned away.
Where:  Wood County
When:  Year round
Desired Outcome:  Eliminate high-risk use of alcohol, tobacco, and other illegal drugs among migrant/seasonal farm workers and rural Latino youths; reduce youth’s favorable attitudes toward alcohol, tobacco, and drug abuse after completion of a year long mentoring program; enhance their self-esteem and sense of personal control and power; enhance problem-solving and decision-making abilities, and increase level of knowledge about future opportunities by providing career exploration, information about education and skill requirements, and university tours to encourage youth to plan for college.
Agencies: PathStone

Emergency Preparedness 

Description of Program:  Planning with other agencies/organizations and local emergency responders for numerous potential public health threats. Threats may be natural disasters or acts of terrorism. They may be biological, nuclear, or chemical. Planning occurs on a local, regional, state, and national level. All levels of agency personnel are involved. Contact Emergency Management Director (419-354-9269), Emergency Preparedness Coordinator, Director of Nursing, or Public Information Officer
Who is Served: Wood County Residents
Where: Dependent on the emergency. Routine information for the public is disseminated via the newspaper and on the Health District web site.
When: Health District hours 8:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. Monday through Friday.  Emergency hours are dictated by the situation.
Desired Outcome: Prevention of morbidity and mortality in a natural disaster or terror incident
Agencies: Wood County Health District

Environmental Health

Description of program: The Environmental Division carries out restaurant inspections, monitoring of public swimming pools, nuisance complaints, private water quality testing, investigates complaints about sewage discharge, landfill inspections, etc.
Who is Served: Wood County
Where: At the site. Information and consultation are available at the Health District and via telephone.
When: Health District hours 8:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. Monday through Friday.  Visits at other hours may be possible to meet the demands of the specific program.
Desired Outcome: Assure conditions that permit residents to lead healthy lives.
Cost: Varied by program.
Agencies: Wood County Health District 

Expect Respect – Teen Dating Violence Awareness School Presentations

Type:  Education Program to help students recognize teen dating violence situations and also teaches the components of healthy relationships
Who is Served:  Junior and Senior High School Students.  Key presenters who are already working in the school district are identified and trained to present this program
Where:  Available to all Wood County school districts
When:  School year
Desired Outcome:  Increased knowledge about personal safety, dating violence, domestic violence and healthy relationships
Agencies: Wood County Educational Service Center

Expect Respect Support Group

Type: Support for students who have been exposed to violence or abuse at home or in their dating relationships
Who is Served:  Junior and Senior High School Students
Where:  Available to all Wood County school districts
When:  School year
Desired Outcome:  Increased knowledge about personal safety, dating violence, domestic violence and healthy relationships
Agencies: Wood County Educational Service Center

E.Z. P.L.U.S. (Eric Zimmerman Positive Living Utilizing Skills)

Type:  Educational
Who is Served:  Seventh and eighth grade students living in Bowling Green
Where:  Bowling Green
When:  School year
Desired Outcome:  Eric was a Bowling Green Police Department officer who died in an off-duty car crash. This program is offered to Bowling Green Middle School and St. Aloysius seventh and eighth graders. There is a curriculum that builds on the lessons learned in D.A.R.E. and introduces the juvenile court system.  The students can then join the E.Z.+ program if they sign a pledge stating they will remain drug, violence, and crime free. If they follow through on their pledge they can attend E.Z.+ sponsored events for free (dances, football games, movies, etc.)
Agencies:  Bowling Green Police Department

Family Planning

Description of program: Family planning, contraception, screening & treatment for sexually transmitted diseases, HIV testing & counseling, pre-pregnancy counseling, education on sexual coercion & violence, pelvic & breast exams & patient education, screening for cervical cancer. Referrals made to other services as appropriate.
Who is Served: Wood County residents who are insured, uninsured, underinsured or low-income.
Where: Wood County Health and Wellness Center
When: Clinic hours 8:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. Monday through Friday, by appointment. Some evening hours are available.      
Desired Outcome: Improve the health and well being of women, infants, children and families by improving access to health care.
Cost: Services offered on a sliding fee scale; fees depend on income; assistance with Medicaid application if appropriate.
Agencies: Wood County Health District

Family Safety

Type: Education
Who is served: Wood County residents
Where: Various locations in Perrysburg
When: All Year
Desired Outcome: This program covers safety in the home, as well as vehcile and personal safety. Tips and personal defensive tactics are explored and taught to audiences designed for teens through senior citizens.
Agencies: Perrysburg Police Department

Family Support Services

Description of Program: Financial assistance to enable eligible families to care for their family at home.  The program offers financial assistance for respite care, approved camps or recreation programs, adaptive equipment and incontinence products, home modification, special diets, counseling, training, and education for family members living in the household, and assistive technology, adapted toys, and repairs of adaptive equipment.
Agency: Wood Lane School and the Wood County Board of Developmental Disabilities

FASTRAC (Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Education)

Type:  Education program in collaboration with other Wood County social service agencies.
Who is Served:  Wood County junior high, high school, and BGSU students
Where:  Available in all Wood County school districts and student groups.
When:  Available any time during the year
Desired Outcome: Increased knowledge of the risks/effects of alcohol consumption during pregnancy
Agencies:  FASD Task Force

Fitness is FUN!

Type: Educational
Who is Served: Children in Preschool – 5th grade.
Where: Wood County Hospital or onsite
When: Year round
Desired Outcome:  A fun, hands-on, 20 to 30 minute presentation that teaches children the importance of physical activity and how to stay healthy. Students will learn: benefits of exercise, different types of exercise, daily exercise requirements and fun and easy home exercises.
Agencies: Wood County Hospital/Wellness Works

Goals for Gals

Type:  Education
Who is Served:  The workshop was developed with female probationers in mind.  It is, however, open to all adolescent girls between 12 and 17 years old.
Where:  Wood County Juvenile Court
When:  The program is typically offered every summer
Desired Outcome:  The Goals for Gals workshop is held in four sessions over a period of two weeks.  Topics covered include STDs and HIV, abusive relationships and dating violence.  It also incorporates a Baby-Think-It-Over Doll to care for overnight.  The aim of the workshop is to provide adolescent females with valuable information regarding decision making, goal setting, and risks in general.
Agencies:  Wood County Juvenile Court Probation Department

Guiding Good Choices

Type:  Education/Intervention
Who is Served:  Parents of students ages 9-14
Where: Wood County School Districts
Desired Outcome:  To teach parents new skillls to strengthen family bonds and reduce the risk factors associated with teenage drug use. Care of younger children during the program is provided by Community Learning Center staff.
Agencies:  Wood County Educational Service Center Project AWARE in partnership with the Community Learning Centers of Wood County ESC

Helping Children Succeed After Divorce

Type:  Educational program mandated by the domestic relations court
Who is Served:  Divorcing parents who have minor children
Where: Wood County Hospital
When: This seminar is offered three times a month, year round
Desired Outcome: The focus of this 2 1/2-hour seminar is on increasing parents' awareness of children's response to divorce and educating parents on hwo to assist their children through this life adjustment. The educational approach utilized includes lecture, overheads, group discussion, role plays and video vignettes.
Agencies:  Family Service Counseling Center

Help Me Grow

Type:  Educational
Who is Served: Expectant parents, newborns, infants and toddlers to age 3
Where: Wood County
When:  Year round
Desired Outcome: Provide parent education and developmental assessments that will allow children to start school healthy and ready to learn.
Agencies:  Wood County Health District. Contact the program directly at 419-354-2305.

High Five

Type:  Educational
Who is Served:  Pre-Kindergarten through third grade.
Where:  Wood County
When:  School year
Desired Outcome: Fun, interactive presentation that teaches children proper hygiene and how to stay healthy. Presentation may include but is not limited to:  what are germs, importance of hand washing, how long should I wash my hands, UV glow-in-the-dark germs, black box germ finder, portable sink (if outdoors), coloring sheets and hygiene lesson plans are available upon request.
Agencies:  Wood County Hospital/Wellness Works

Hooked on Fishing Not on Drugs

Type:  Educational
Who is Served: Wood County elementary students
Where:  Wood County schools
When:  School year
Desired Outcome: Teach children that there are alternatives to alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs
Agencies: Wood County Educational Service Center

Hospital Tours

Type:  Educational
Who is Served:  Children
Where:  Wood County Hospital
When:  Year round
Desired Outcome:  Children are invited to visit Wood County Hospital with classmates or activity groups. Children will see different departments and areas where treatments are done and services are given. Meet Stuffee and enjoy a puppet show!
Agencies:  Wood County Hospital/Wellness Works

Housing Resource Center

Description of program: The Ability Center's Housing Resource Center manages two programs. The Home Accessibility Program assists individuals living with disabilities to achieve their independent living goals through modifications to their homes. The Community Living Program assists people with disabilities as they seek to transition from nursing homes to living in the community.
Agency: The Ability Center of Greater Toledo

Immunizations

Description of program: Childhood vaccines, adult vaccines, and travel vaccines are available. Contact Immunization Clinic
Who is Served: Wood County residents
Where: Wood County Health and Wellness Center and at four satellite locations – Bradner, North Baltimore, Northwood, and Perrysburg
When: Clinic hours 8:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. Monday through Friday, by appointment or walk in. Some evening hours are available. Satellite clinic services are available on scheduled days at Bradner, Perrysburg, Northwood, and North Baltimore.      
Desired Outcome: Prevention of vaccine preventable diseases
Cost: Cost of vaccine varies. For state supplied vaccines, there is a $10 fee. No one is denied service for inability to pay. Vaccines purchased by the Health District are charged accordingly plus the administration fee. There is a fee for travel vaccines. 
Agencies: The Wood County Community Health and Wellness Center

Incredible Years Parenting Program

Type:  Educational
Who is Served:  Parents of children ages 3-8 years
Where: At community locations
When:  The 14-week program is offered several times pear year, child care provided.
Desired Outcome: Enhance parent-child relationships; increase parents' awareness of behavior and development; improve parenting skills.
Agencies:  Children's Resource Center 

Inclusive Communities

Program Description: Community inclusion is a key goal of the Ability Center of Greater Toledo. Unfortunately, many community inclusion activities focus on the medical model, which is built around an external perception of disability and attempts to “fix” perceived problems. The key to true community success occurs when people initiate, nurture and keep natural relationships. Toward that end, the Ability Center works to ensure that communities include everyone irrespective of ability.
Agency: The Ability Center of Greater Toledo

Individual One-on-One Tobacco Cessation Counseling 

Program Description: Meet with a Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist and receive personalized instruction and help on quitting tobacco use. This is a 2-appointment, 3-hour total program that is free to children under 18 years of age, or those who are still enrolled in a local high school.
Agency: Wood County Hospital/Wellness Works
 

Infectious Disease Control

Description of program: Follow-up of reportable communicable diseases to assure that appropriate treatment has taken place and appropriate contact follow-up is achieved. Consultation is also available to schools, businesses, and the general public regarding specific communicable disease concerns including Blood borne Pathogens.  (Director of Nursing)
Who is Served: Wood County Residents
Where: Telephone consultation. Home or business visits when appropriate. Presentations for groups are available by arrangement.
When: Health District hours 8:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. Monday through Friday.  Other hours may be possible to meet the specific need.
Desired Outcome: Limit the spread of illness due to communicable diseases.
Cost: No cost for disease follow-up and contact notification.  Payer of last resort medication assistance may be available.  A fee may be required for group presentations.
Agencies: Wood County Health District

Insight

Type: In-school small group education program to educate, screen and refer at-risk youth
Who is Served: Teens grades 6-12
Where: Wood County
When:  Ongoing
Desire Outcome: Reduce alcohol, marijuana and other drug use
Agencies: Wood County Educational Service Center

Internet Safety

Type: Education
Who is served: Wood County High School Students
Where: Wood County
When: School year
Desired Outcome: To teach the risks of utilizing social networking sites, as well as promote safe Internet strategies. 
Agencies:  Wood County Sheriff’s Office

Junior and Senior School Aides Program

Type: Educational
Who is Served:  Wood County teens
Where:  Wood County Hospital
Desired Outcome:  For students who believe they are interested in the health care field after high school graduation; program gives them practical experience in the health care industry; these positions are filled through an interview process and are paid positions
Agencies:  Wood County Hospital; Wellness Works

Juvenile Mediation Program (JuMP)

Type:  Education/Intervention
Who is Served:  Wood County adolescents and community.
Where:  Wood County
When:  Year round
Desired Outcome: Disputants/Participants will develop an agreement to follow in the future as a means to eliminate issues. Participants will demonstrate improved critical thinking and problem-solving skills along with the increased ability to set and accomplish goals. JuMP also intends to provide empowerment and personal responsibility.
Agencies:  Wood County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office

Latch-Key Program

Type: Educational
Who is Served: Otsego Elementary students
Where: Otsego Elementary; Otsego
When: School year, 6:30 A.M. (before school); 3:30-6:00 P.M. (after school)
Desired Outcome: Childcare and educational program before and after school; provides safe environment with homework time, snacks, and guest speakers
Agencies:  Wood County Educational Service Center, Haskins Elementary

Life Skills

Type: Educational
Who is Served: Wood County youth
Where: Wood County
When: Year round
Desired Outcome:  To make youth aware of their surroundings and possible influences that could make it harder to avoid the usage of illegal drugs, tobacco, and alcohol; educate students about social skills, controlling their anger, and anxiety, media influences, and other related topics that they may face in life
Agencies:  Wood County Educational Service Center

Mentoring for a Day

Type:  Volunteers are matched with a child on the waiting list for a one-day special activity.  This is ideal for individuals or groups who can only commit to a one-time activity or for volunteers who are going through the Big Brothers Big Sisters screening process.
Who is Served:  Children who are currently on the waiting list
Where:  Location varies pending on the activity
When:  Varies, activities sponsored by Big Brothers Big Sisters or by groups working in corporations, government offices, and universities who want to make a difference in a child’s life.                    
Desired Outcome:  Provide a one-day activity where the volunteer enhances the child to become more competent, caring and self-confident
Agencies:  Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwestern Ohio

Naturalist Program

Type: Education
Who is Served: Wood County students in all grades
Where: Various locations throughout Wood County
When: Programs announced online and in The Oak Leaf publication, or as scheduled through program coordinator Deb Nofzinger at 419-661-1697, ext. 200.
Desired Outcomes: Programs cover natural and cultural history.
Agencies: Wood County Park District

Officer Friendly

Type: Education
Who is Served: Pre-Kindergarten through 1st grade students
Where: Bowling Green
When: As requested
Desired Outcomes: Officer Friendly is used to help children understand what a police officer's job is, and to become comfortable in his or her presence.
Agencies: Bowling Green Police Department

OhiMeansJobs/Wood County

All services provided free of charge.

Resource Room/Computer Lab

  • Access to local newspapers, job postings, computers, telephones, and other resources for employment needs
  • Résumé writing and critiquing, mailing, and faxing services

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Services

  • Short-term training assistance for individuals lacking the needed skills for employment
  • On the job training assistance for growing, local employers, as well as job seekers needing to build their skills set to perform their job duties
  • Educational and interest assessments
  • Referrals to partner agencies for further services

Additional Services

  • www.ohiomeansjobs.com
  • Outreach services for individuals affected by closings, downsizing, and layoffs

Agency: Wood County Department of Job and Family Services

Olweus Bullying Prevention Program

Type: Education
Who is Served: K-12 Wood County students
Where: Wood County Schools
Desired Outcomes: Decrease the amount of bullying and fighting behaviors among students
Agencies: Wood County Educational Service Center, Project S.H.A.P.E.S.


Options for Tomorrow

Program Description: Options for Tomorrow is a care plan that helps families avoid having to react in a crisis by planning early and making informed decisions amongst themselves with the assistance of a program coordinator. The goal of Options for Tomorrow is to facilitate the development of future care plans for adults with disabilities by providing resources and services that empower families and care partners.
Agency: Ability Center of Greater Toledo 

Outreach and Education

Program Description: The Outreach and Education Department of the Ability Center of Greater Toledo works to educate individuals with disabilities and the community about the benefits of independent living. Staff members achieve this through providing resources and personnel for area information fairs and other special events, including disability awareness trainings.
Agency: Ability Center of Greater Toledo

Parenting Education from Birth to Five Years

Type:  Educational
Who is Served:  Parents of children birth to 5 years; limited prenatal services available.
Where:  At the Children’s Resource Center, in homes, and community locations
When: Individualized home-based services are offered in 12-16 week sessions as needed. Incredible Years groups for parents of toddlers are offered in 12-week sessions throughout the year.
Desired Outcome: Increase parents’ awareness of behavior and development, improve parenting skills; reduce incidence of abuse and neglect
Agency: Children’s Resource Center

Parent Mentor Program

Type:  Educational
Who is Served:  Parents and families of children (birth – age 22) identified with special needs or are suspected of having special needs; personal help for parents and family to navigate the special education referral, identification and service process; this service is free to Wood County residents
Where:  Wood County
When:  School year
Desired Outcome:  Parents and families obtain support, resources and knowledge in order to collaborate with schools and local service agencies
Agencies:  Wood County Educational Service Center

Parent Project

Type:  Education
Who is Served:  Parents and teens of Wood County
Where:  Wood County
When:  Year round
Desired Outcome:  Improve parent/child relationship, provide intervention strategies for school attendance/performance, substance use, negative peer association, violence, and bullying
Agencies: Wood County Educational Service Center

Parent/Student Resource Directory

Type:  Information dissemination
Who is Served:  Secondary level parents/students
Where:  Perrysburg Junior and Senior High Schools
When:  Published Fall
Desired Outcome:  Awareness
Agencies:  Prevention Partners

Parents Who Host Lose the Most Campaign

Type:  Environmental Campaign
Who is Served:  Parents
Where:  Wood County
When:  April/May
Desired Outcome:  Reduce underage use of alcohol and change community norms
Agencies:  Wood County Educational Service Center, Prevention Partners

PASA Teen Board – Drug Free Leadership and Community Service Program

Type:  Education; information dissemination; alternatives
Who is Served:  Perrysburg High School Students
Where:  Perrysburg
When: Year round
Desired Outcome:  Empowers teens to be involved in prevention efforts and emphasizes leadership, education, and community service.
Agencies:  Prevention Partners 

Penta Mental Health Prevention Program

Type:  Mental health consultation and outreach to students, staff and family members; short-term, focused interventions
Who is Served:  Students of Penta High School and Career Center
Where:  Penta High School and Career Center, and off-site at student homes.
When:  Ongoing
Desired Outcome:  Resolve conflicts and solve problems that may interfere with school success; provide social support; link to and/or engage students in needed services.
Agencies:  Children’s Resource Center 

Personal Care Program

Description of program: Service Oriented – Referrals from the Wood County Department of Job and Family Services to Wood County Health District for medication set-up, bathing/shampoo assistance; non-diabetic foot and nail care.
Who is Served: Elder adults; handicapped adults
Where: Wood County
When: Year round
Desired Outcome: Promote independence by assuming some duties/responsibilities which are especially challenging to this population,
Cost: No charge. Eligibility based on gross income and medical or nutritional risk factors.
Agencies:  Wood County Department of Job and Family Services, and Wood County Health District

Prenatal Care

Description of program: Physical exam by a Certified Nurse Midwife, health care, and education regarding pregnancy, baby growth, labor and delivery, and infant care.  Contact Assistant Director of Nursing
Who is Served: Pregnant Women
Where: Wood County Health District
When: Clinic hours 8:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. Monday through Friday, by appointment.  
Desired Outcome: Healthy birth outcomes
Agencies: The Wood County Community Health and Wellness Center

Preschool Program

Type:  Educational
Who is Served:  3-5 year olds
Where:  Otsego Elementary School; Otsego
When: School year
Desired Outcome:  Program is designed as a childcare and/or preschool in order to acclimate children to kindergarten
Agencies:  Otsego Elementary School

Preschool Sexual Abuse Prevention Program

Type: Educational 4-session curriculum
Who is Served: Available to four and five year old children in child care centers,  preschools, and Head Start Centers in Wood County
Where: Provided on site
When: September - June
Desired Outcomes: Increase children’s knowledge  about dangerous and abusive situations and improve safety skills; foster a strong family and community support system by increasing awareness of sexual abuse prevention.
Agencies:  Children's Resource Center

Prescription Drug Abuse Education

Type:  Educational
Who is Served:  Wood County Residents
Where:  Throughout Wood County
When:  As scheduled by contacting Susan Zies at (419) 354-9050
Desired Outcome:  Helping Wood County citizens remain healthy through education about the dangers of prescription drugs when they are used in ways other than they are prescribed
Agencies:  Ohio State University Extension Wood County 

Prevent Blindness Ohio Program 

Description of program: Identification of vision problems through eye exam and assistance with corrective glasses. Contact Judy Kellermeier (adults) and Jackie Mears, RN (under 21). Application for services taken over phone and sent to Prevent Blindness Ohio online. If you qualify, vouchers are sent to parents to cover vision exam and glasses.
Who is Served: Any child from birth to 21 years of age
Where: Vision Clinics are held 6-9 times per year from October thru May for those under 21 years of age.
When: Health District hours 8:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. Monday through Friday.  Appointment preferred.
Desired Outcome: Improved school/work performance.  
Cost: Lions’ Clubs act as a payer of last resort if there are no other funding sources.  
Agencies: Wood County Health District

Project Connect

Program Description: Annual event with broad range of free onsite services for those at risk of or experiencing homelessness. Learn more at http://www.homeaidofwoodcounty.org.
Agency: Continuum of Care – Wood

Puppet Therapy

Type:  Educational 
Who is Served:  Pre-Kindergarten through first grade
Where:  Wood County
When:  Year round
Desired Outcome:  Helps children understand what a “trip to the hospital” may be like.  The little girl in the puppet show has a procedure done and spends the night at the hospital.
Agencies:  Wood County Hospital/Wellness Works

Rape Aggression Dissent (R.A.D.)

Type:  Educational
Who is Served:  Perrysburg teens
Where:  Perrysburg schools
When:  School year
Desired Outcome: Victim avoidance
Agencies:  Perrysburg Police Department

Rape Aggression Dissent (R.A.D. Kids)

Type:  Educational
Who is Served:  5-13 year olds
Where:  Wood County Sheriff’s Office Training Room
When:  Summer
Desired Outcome: Victim avoidance
Agencies:  Wood County Sheriff’s Office

Red Ribbon Campaign

Type:  Environmental; community-based process
Who is Served:  Community
Where:  Wood County
When:  October
Desired Outcome: Increase citizen participation in prevention and increase awareness
Agencies:  Wood County Educational Service Center, Prevention Partners

Rescue Our Youth

Type:  Works on fostering a positive communication relationship with children and parents; a moderator will work with the families to facilitate open and non-violent communication
Who is Served:  At risk Latino youth primarily, but no youths will be turned away
Where:  Wood County
When: Year round
Desired Outcome: Increase self-esteem in the children as well as increase positive communication in the family
Agencies:  PathStone

Respite Care

Description of Program: Temporary, short-term care of eligible individuals in or outside of the family home.
Agency:  Wood Lane School and the Wood County Board of Developmental Disabilities

Safe Sitter

Program Description: This medically-based youth development program teaches young teen babysitters everything they need to know to keep themselves and the children in their care safe. Lessons include child care techniques, basic first aid, CPR, rescue techniques (like choking infants and child rescue), babysitting as a business, and online and cell phone safety. The program is for young teens ages 11 and older. Call 419-354-8887 for dates and times.
Agencies: Wood County Hospital/Wellness Works

Safety Kids Calendar Contest

Type:  Interactive education
Who is Served:  Wood County students in grades 5-8
Where:  Wood County
When:  Contest held 1 time annually
Desired Outcome:  To demonstrate 12 safety topics
Agencies:  Wood County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office

Safety Town

Type: Information dissemination
Who is Served:  Pre-Kindergarten
Where:  Perrysburg, Weston, Rossford Recreation Center, Bowling Green
When:  June
Desired Outcome:  Build assets and increase school bonding.
Agencies:  Rossford Police Department, Bowling Green Police Department, Perrysburg Police Department, Wood County Sheriff’s Office

School-Based Onsite Prevention

Type:  Prevention; problem identification and referral; education
Who is Served:  Students
Where:  Wood County school districts
When:  School year
Desired Outcome:  Plan and implement prevention activities in the schools and communities; implementation of prevention curriculum; educate and raise awareness in school and community; provide alternative activities for students.
Agencies:  Wood County Educational Service Center

School Resource Officer

Type:  Educational
Who is Served:  Students in Bowling Green City Schools (Robin Short, 419-352-1131), Eastwood (Jim Knallay, 419-409-0186), Elmwood (Anthony Thompson, 419-373-9781), Lake Schools (Steve Poiry, 419-838-6651), North Baltimore (Mandy Slane 419-408-2499), Otsego (Greg Johns, 419-373-6522), Penta (Rachel Bernhard, 419-661-6378), and Perrysburg City Schools (Quinn Crosby, 419-872-8001).
Where:  Wood County
When:  School year
Desired Outcome:  Student reference
Agencies:  Bowling Green Police Department, Lake Township Police Department, Perrysburg Township Police Department, Perrysburg Police Department,Wood County Sheriff’s Office, North Baltimore Police Department

Seller/Server Trainings

Type:  Education - selected
Who is Served:  Merchants
Where:  Perrysburg
When:  Trainings offered twice a year (January and June). Businesses also can schedule on-site trainings.
Desired Outcome:  Reduce sales to underage youth.
Agencies: Hosted by Prevention Partners, taught by Ohio Investigative Unit

Service Coordination

Description of Program:  Services to assist in organizing services provided by agencies, schools, and other providers to support choice, the acquisition of skills, and to address the health, safety and welfare needs to eligible individuals and their families.
Agencies:  Wood Lane Schools and the Wood County Board of Developmental Disabilities

Site-Based Mentoring

Type:  This program is targeted for children who may need additional one-on-one attention to succeed.  Mentors work with children for at least one hour a week at a designated site and mentor the children one hour a week, either helping with homework, eating lunch together or playing games and having fun.  These programs are ideal for individuals or groups working in corporations, government offices, and universities who want to make a difference in a child’s life, but are limited in the amount of time they can give.
Who is Served: Children who are in first through fifth grades and part of a single parent family or demonstrate a need. Our children have to live within the service area and be willing to participate in the program.
Where:  Designated location of mentor’s choice          
When:  Once a week as scheduled
Desired Outcome: Children and youth matched to appropriate role models will become more competent, caring, and self-confident.
Agencies:  Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwestern Ohio

Social Services

Adult Protective Services (APS)

  • Legally mandated investigation and provision of services to people age 60 and older, alleged to be abused, neglected or exploited
  • Intervention for people aged 18 to 59 who are at risk and/or in need of supportive services

Adult Services

  • Homemaker, chore, respite care, adult day care, and home health care are services for those trying to maintain their independence.

Child Care

  • Subsidy for people who are employed, in job training or schooling.

Emergency Assistance

  • PRC- Prevention, Retention, and Contingency- assists with emergencies in households with minor children. Applicants are seen on a first-come first served basis, from 8-11:30 a.m.

Wood County NetPlus

  • Non-emergency transportation to medical and mental health appointments. Must call at least 5 business days prior to appointment (844) 353-6779

Information and Referral (I & R)

  • Information about/referral to other community resources

Agency: Wood County Department of Job and Family Services

S.O.S. (Signs of Suicide) Prevention Program

Type: School-based curriculum involving education and screening.
Who is Served: Students in Wood County schools
Where: At school sites
When: Ongoing
Desired Outcome: Provide education about signs and symptoms of depression and suicide; teach strategies to respond to concerns and provide information about community resources.
Agencies:  Children's Resource Center

Special Olympics

Description of Program:  Year-round sports training and competion in Olympic-type sports for eligible athletes
Agencies:  Wood Lane Schools and the Wood County Board of Developmental Disabilities

Star Spangled Banner

Type:  Community alternative
Who is Served:  Perrysburg
Where:  Fort Meigs State Memorial Park
When:  July 3rd, yearly
Desired Outcome:  Promote healthy lifestyles and community bonding.

Agencies:  Prevention Partners

STARS

Type:  Educational
Who is Served:  Wood County area
Where:  Community Learning Centers of Wood County:  Bowling Green at Crim and Kenwood Elementaries, Eastwood at Luckey Elementary, North Baltimore at Powell Elementary, Northwood at Northwood Elementary and Rossford at Glenwood Elementary, Genoa Elementary, Woodmore Elementary.
When:  Year round
Description of Program:  STARS is a safely structured program providing daily care and supervision of elementary children. STARS is available five days per week before/after school and summer. STARS is partially funded through United Way of Greater Toledo.
Agencies:  Wood County Educational Service Center/Community Learning Centers of Wood County

Start Talking Before they Start Drinking

Type: Educational-Universal
Who is Served: Adults/Parents/Community
When: Year Round (Starting in January 2007)
Desired Outcomes: Increase the knowledge base about alcohol's long-term effects on child and adolescent development. Provides five talking points that adults can utilize to provide education and information to youth about reasons to not drink. Continuation of the 2006 Town Hall Meetings held nationally.
Agencies: Wood County Educational Service Center

Stay Tobacco-Free Athlete Mentoring Program (STAMP)

Type:  Peer to peer tobacco prevention program.
Who is Served:  Grades 9-12 and grades 5-7
Where:  Mentors are trained from Lake, Otsego, Penta, Perrysburg, and Rossford High Schools.  These mentors then teach students in grades 5-7 within their own school system.  Other teen organizations can be trained to educate younger teens within that organization or the community.
When:  Mentor trainings are in the fall with classes in grade 5-7 held throughout the school year.  This American Cancer Program consists of four tobacco education sessions for grades 5-7 taught by high school students who are role models in their own schools.  Usually classes are taught once per week for four weeks but other schedules are appropriate.  Each session is taught using proficiency testing subjects.
Desired Outcome:  Support and enhance high school students to remain tobacco free for life and to encourage youth in grades 5-7 to never start using tobacco products
Agencies:  Wood County Educational Service Center

Stewards of Children

Type: Community and Professional child sexual abuse prevention training
Who is Served: 2 CEU’s available for social workers, counselors and nurses. For more information contact JoAnne Carson at 419-292-2927 ext. 306, or jcarson@fcapc.org
Agency: Family and Child Abuse Prevention Center

Stranger Danger

Type:  Educational
Who is Served:  Pre-Kindergarten through 1st grade
Where:  Bowling Green
When:  As requested
Desired Outcome:  Stranger Danger teaches children how to stay safe when they do not know if someone is good or bad.
Agencies:  Bowling Green Police Department

StreetWise

Type:  Education
Who is Served: Wood County Kindergarten through 12th grade students and schools; Wood County STARS Community Learning Center Groups; Wood County JFS “Job Find” classes (adults).
Where:  Wood County
When:  Year round
Desired Outcome: Empower students to increase problem-solving skills. Promotes positive self-esteem and self-respect by teaching constructive peer interactions, effective communication, cooperation, and life skills. To teach the risks of utilizing social networking sites, as well as promote safe Internet strategies. Also to teach skills necessary to know with the challenges in today’s society.
Agencies:  Wood County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office

Stuffee

Type:  Educational
Who is Served:  Pre-Kindergarten through third grade.
Where:  Wood County
When:  School year
Desired Outcome:  Stuffee comes to us from the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh.  Stuffee is a seven foot, blue haired doll that is used to teach anatomy. Stuffee unzips to reveal the inner workings of the body and its systems. Presentations are adapted to be age appropriate.
Agencies:  Wood County Hospital/Wellness Works

Summer Latch-Key Program

Type:  Educational
Who is Served:  Otsego school-age students
Where:  Otsego Elementary; Otsego
When:  Summer, 7:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. M-F
Desired Outcome:  Academic program provides reading time, tutors, crafts, and field trips (three days a week) during summer weeks
Agencies:  Otsego Elementary

Summer STARS Program

Type:  Educational
Who is Served:  Wood County area
Where:  Community Learning Centers of Wood County:  Bowling Green at Conneaut, Crim and Kenwood Elementaries, Eastwood at Luckey Elementary, North Baltimore at Powell Elementary, Northwood at Northwood Elementary, Rossford at Glenwood Elementary, Genoa Elementary, Woodmore Elementary.
When:  Year round
Desired Outcome:  STARS is a safely structured program providing daily care and supervision of children. STARS is available five days per week before/after school and summer. STARS is partially funded through United Way of Greater Toledo.
Agencies:  Wood County Educational Service Center/Community Learning Centers of Wood County

Supervised School Suspension Program (SSSP)

Type:  SSSP is available to Wood County youth who are suspended from school.  Youth are expected to bring homework and work throughout the day.
Who is Served:  Juveniles from 12 to 18 years of age
Where:  The Wood County Juvenile Court
When:  The program runs throughout the school year from 8:30 A.M. until 4:00 P.M.
Desired Outcome:  The intent of the program is to provide diversion from further behavior problems at school and ensure supervision in a structured environment for a child while suspended.
Agencies:  Wood County Juvenile Court Probation Department

Susan G. Komen Education Program
Wood County Women’s Breast Health

Description of program: Wood County Health and Wellness Center District Adult Clinic provides breast cancer awareness education/materials & performs clinical breast exams. Wood County Health and Wellness Center will arrange for a mammogram to be provided at Wood County Hospital at no charge to the patient if patient has an abnormal clinical breast exam or has not had a mammogram in the past 1 to 2 years.  
Who is Served: Uninsured and under-insured women and men between the ages of 40 to 64 (or under the age of 40 who are at a higher risk for breast cancer) in Wood County who have not had a clinical breast exam in the past 12 months or a mammogram in the past 1 to 2 years.
Where: Wood County Health and Wellness Center coordinates the education/clinical breast exam/mammogram. Mammogram screening is performed at Wood County Hospital.
When: Ongoing
Desired Outcome: Improved mortality rates due to early detection and treatment of breast cancer.
Cost: Uninsured or under-insured women and men in Wood County are eligible to obtain services at no charge. The program is funded by the Northwest Ohio Affiliate Susan G. Komen grant.
Agencies: The Wood County Community Health and Wellness Center

Teen Court

Type: Teen Court/Diversion
Who is served:  Defendants who are selected first-time, non-violent juvenile offenders between the ages of 13-17 in Wood County, as well as members who are selected and trained applicants of Sophomore, Junior, or Senior status in Wood County Schools.
Where: Wood County
When: Year round
Desired Outcome:  Addressing juvenile crime gives Teen Court members a “sense of stake” in the community and empowers them to make their communities safer by holding offenders accountable. Teen court members positively impact their peers, and as a result, juvenile recidivism is diverted.
Agencies:  Wood County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office

Teen Institute

Type:  Education; information dissemination; alternatives
Who is Served:  High School students
Where:  Wood County
When:  Year round
Desired Outcome:  Increase developmental assets
Agencies:  Wood County Educational Service Center

The New Cool

 Type:  Media Campaign
Description of program: The New Cool is a community campaign to reduce underage drinking. Our message to youth is that being cool has more to do with who you are, what you do, and how you think than what you drink. We challenge youth to identify themselves as "The New Cool" through positive attributes and activities.
Who is served:  Wood County junior high and high school students/parents
Where:  Wood County schools
When:  Year round
Desired Outcome: Reduce underage drinking
Agencies:  Wood County Educational Service Center

Theft Offenders Program

Type:  The Theft Offenders Program is an option when dealing with theft-related offenses.  The target audience is typically first time shoplifters.  The program does, however, serve all types of theft related offenders.  The youth, along with a parent, will attend a one day educational class, typically on a Tuesday evening.
Who is Served:  The class is open to youth between the ages of 12 and 17.
Where:  Wood County Juvenile Court
When:  Once monthly
Desired Outcome:  The participants will leave with valuable information regarding the juvenile court system, and with an increased positive feeling about themselves and their future.
Agencies:  Wood County Juvenile Court Probation Department

Third Grade Seatbelt Safety

Type: Education
Who is Served: 3rd grade students
Where: Bowling Green
When: School year
Desired Outcomes: This program teaches the importance of always wearing a safety belt.
Agencies: Bowling Green Police Department

Third Grade Sexual Abuse Prevention Program

Type: Educational, two-session curriculum
Who is Served: Available to third-grade students in all Wood County schools – public and private
Where: At school sites, presented by school staff
When: October – June
Desired Outcomes: Empower children to recognize abusive or dangerous situations and seek help and promote positive relationships and supports for children in the school and community.
Agencies: Children’s Resource Center through Schools in Wood County

Tobacco Awareness Program (TAP)

Type:  This is a comprehensive, voluntary tobacco cessation program for high school students who want to quit using tobacco.  This program provides teens with the steps, options, resources, education, motivation and support to stop using tobacco.
Who is Served:  High school age teens throughout Wood County.
Where:  Classes are available in most high schools in Wood County.
Desired Outcome:  Smoking cessation for teens.
Agencies:  Promedica St. Luke’s Hospital

Tobacco Education Group “Intervening with Teen Tobacco Users” (TEG)

Type:  This is a practical program for high school students who have violated a school’s tobacco policy or broken the law.  It serves as a positive alternative to suspension or a diversion for the court.  TEG teaches teens about the negative consequences of tobacco use and encourages them to adopt healthier lifestyles.
Who is Served:  Wood County teens
Where:  Promedica St. Luke’s Hospital
When:  Throughout the year, Saturday sessions
Desired Outcome:  Tobacco education.
Agencies:  Promedica St. Luke’s Hospital

Traditional One-on-One Mentoring

Type:  Children are matched with qualified adult volunteers, based upon similar interests, geographic location, and other factors.  These mentors make a one-year commitment and agree to spend several hours a week with their Little Brother or Little Sister, enjoying activities and building strong and lasting relationships.  Matches are to complete one community service project a year.
Who is Served:  Primarily children between the ages of 5-14 and part of a single parent family or demonstrate a need.  Our children have to live within the service area and be willing to participate in the program.                 
Where:  Matches go on outings (park, movies, out to eat, etc.) or to each other’s homes as long as they are having fun.
When:    Typically a one-year commitment or longer. 
Desired Outcome:  Children and youth matched to appropriate role models will become more competent, caring, and self-confident.
Agencies:  Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwestern Ohio

Transition to Independence Process (TIP) Program

Type: Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment, both outpatient and residential services; Please note that residential services are available for only a small number of clients
Who is Served: Wood County residents ages 16-24 (18-24 for residential)
Where: Behavioral Connections of Wood County—various locations
When: Year Round
Desired Outcome: Develop necessary skills in the areas of education, employment, living situation, personal effectiveness, and community involvement to foster transition to adulthood and independent living.
Cost: All services are offered on a sliding fee scale; Fees depend on income; Will assist with Medicaid application if appropriate
Agencies: Behavioral Connections of Wood County

Weapon Safety and Awareness Program

Type: The Weapon Safety and Awareness Program is an educational option for dealing with offenses  
involving firearms, BB guns, Pellet guns, soft air guns or other weapons.
Who is Served: Juveniles from 11 to 18 years of age.
Where: The Wood County Juvenile Court.
When: Scheduled on an as-needed basis
Desired Outcome: The youth will leave with knowledge of proper handling of firearms, primary safety rules, consequences and dangers of misuse, and laws governing the use and possession of firearms.
Agency: Wood County Juvenile Court Probation Department

Wellness 4 Kids!

Type:  Educational
Who is Served:  Children in grades 2-4.
Where:  Wood County Hospital or onsite
When:  Year round
Desired Outcome:  An interactive presentation that teaches children keys for staying healthy and safe.
Agencies:  Wood County Hospital/Wellness Works

Women, Infants and Children Supplemental Nutrition Program (WIC)

Description of program: Nutrition education, breastfeeding support and coupons redeemable for food at cooperating stores. Foods include fruits, vegetables, whole grains, milk, eggs, cereal, etc. Contact WIC.
Who is Served: Pregnant women, nursing mothers and children up to age five; a resident of Wood County, income that falls within the WIC guideline, and at medical or nutritional risk according to WIC guidelines.
Where: Wood County Health District and three satellite locations – North Baltimore, Northwood, and Perrysburg.             
When: Clinic hours 8:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. Monday through Friday, by appointment. Some evening hours are available. Satellite clinic services are available on scheduled days at Perrysburg, Northwood, and North Baltimore.
Desired Outcome: Healthy pregnant women, newborns, and children
Cost: No charge. Eligibility based on gross income and medical/nutritional risk factors.
Agencies: Wood County Health District

Wood County Reentry Coalition

Type: Public Safety, Community Wellness, Recidivism Reduction
Who is served: Individuals returning from a period of incarceration and their families
Where:  Throughout Wood County
When: Ongoing as funding/programs are available
Desired Outcomes: People returning from incarceration will become better integrated into the community, lowering recidivism rates
Agencies: Varies agencies participating

WSOS Early Childhood Program

Type: Educational
Who is served: Three and four year old children
Where: WSOS Early Childhood Centers in Wood County: Bowling Green, Pemberville, Perrysburg/Rossford, and all outlying communities.
When: September-May
Desired Outcomes: Children will develop and increase their school readiness skills.    
Agencies: WSOS Early Childhood Program

WSOS Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP)

Type: Financial Assistance
Who is served: Income eligible Wood County households
Where: WSOS Jordon Center: Bowling Green; Home visits available to homebound individuals
When: Year Round
Desired Outcomes: Educate households on energy usage and program benefits    
Agencies: WSOS Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP)

WSOS HomeNet Program

Type: Homeless and Homeless Prevention
Who is served: Individuals and Families
Where:  Throughout Wood County
When: Ongoing as funding as available
Desired Outcomes: Individuals and Families will obtain and maintain permanent housing.
Agencies:  WSOS HomeNet Program

Youth Employment Program (“At-Risk Youth Program”)

Type:  Education and employment program for youth.
Who is Served:  Ages 14-21 who qualify economically
Where:  Wood County Educational Service Center; available to all Wood County schools
When:  Year round
Desired Outcome:  Increase educational attainment and employability skills, as well as remove individual barriers that may impede student success. The program offers occupational skills training and employment opportunities.
Agencies:  Wood County Educational Service Center

Youth Olympics

Type: Interactive education
Who is Served: 500 fourth and fifth grade students from Wood County
Where: Wood County
When: Event held 1 time annually
Desired Outcome: To demonstrate that competition does not have to result in conflict, and stress the importance of individual accountability and personal excellence.
Agencies:  Wood County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office

 

Abiding By Faith Assembly 
3063 Insley Rd.
North Baltimore Ohio, 45872

Abiding Word Lutheran Church
17202 Mercer Rd.
Bowling Green, Ohio, 43402
419-353-9013

Active Christians Today Church
BGSU Student Union Alumni Room
Bowling Green, Ohio, 43402
419-352-6486

Agape Church Of Prayer
14867 Mitchell Rd.
Bowling Green, Ohio, 43402
419-353-0295

All Saint’s Catholic Church
630 Lime City Rd.
Rossford, Ohio, 43460
Phone: 419-666-1393

Allen Chapel A.M.E. Church
242 Osborn Street
Rossford, Ohio, 43460
Phone: 419-661-1696

Alliance Church
1161 Napoleon Rd.
Bowling Green, Ohio, 43402
419-352-3623
www.bgalliance.org

Athens Missionary Baptist Church
101 W. Breckman
Walbridge, Ohio, 43465 
419-666-3221 

The Baha’I Faith Informational Meetings
840 Pearl St.
Bowling Green Ohio, 43402
419-352-7877

Basic Truth Church
12389 Tank Farm Rd.
Cygnet, Ohio, 43413

Bethany Baptist Church
14070 Bailey Rd.
Grand Rapids, Ohio, 43522
419-832-2221

Bethel Assembly of God
665 W Indiana Ave.
Perrysburg, Ohio, 43551
419-874-2255
http://www.bethelag-ohio.org/

Bethel Baptist Church
350 W. Beecher St.
North Baltimore, Ohio 45872

Bethlehem Lutheran Church
220 Cedar St.
Pemberville, Ohio, 43450
419-287-4182

Blessed John XXIII Catholic Community
24250 Dixie Highway
Perrysburg, Ohio, 43551
(419) 874-6502
http://www.blessedjohn.org

Bowling Green Baptist Temple
126 W. Wooster St.
Bowling Green Ohio, 43402
419-425-1821

Bowling Green Church Of Christ
17317 Haskins Rd.
Bowling Green, Ohio, 43402
419-352-6205

Bowling Green Covenant Church
1165 Haskins Rd.
Bowling Green, Ohio, 43402
419-352-8483
http://www.bgcovenant.org

Bradner Community Christian Church
306 Caldwell St.
Bradner, Ohio, 43406

Bradner United Methodist Church
126 N East St. 
Bradner, Ohio, 43406
419-288-3231

Brookside Evangelical Free Church
Olscamp Hall on BGSU Campus
Bowling Green, Ohio, 43402
419-354-2211

Broken Chains
Woodland Mall
1234 N. Main St.
Bowling Green, Ohio, 43402

Calvary United Methodist Church
24362 3rd St.
Grand Rapids, Ohio, 43522
419-832-4305

Calvary Lutheran Church
1930 Bradner Rd.
Northwood, Ohio, 43619
(419) 836-8986

Cedar Creek Church
29129 Lime City Rd.
Perrysburg, OH, 43551
419-661-8661
http://www.cedarcreek.tv

Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church
22552 Carter Rd.
Bowling Green, Ohio, 43402

Christ United Methodist Church
301 W Main St.
Portage, Ohio, 43451
419-686-2621

Christian Science Reading Room
204 E. South Boundary
Perrysburg, Ohio, 43551

Christ’s Bible Church
11040 Middleton Pk.
Dunbridge, Ohio, 43414

Christ's Church In Bowling Green
14455 Campbell Hill Rd.
Bowling Green, Ohio, 43402
419-354-1176
http://www.christschurchinbowlinggreen.com

Church Christ Community
7891 Eagleville Rd.
Bloomdale, Ohio, 44817
419-454-0024

Church of God Seventh Day
28020 Simmons Rd.
Perrysburg, OH, 43551
419-874-5480

Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter Day Saints
1033 Conneaut Ave.
Bowling Green, Ohio, 43402
419-352-2659

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
11050 Avenue Rd.
Perrysburg, Ohio, 43551
419-872-0252

Church of the Brethren 
Allendale Ave.
Deshler, Ohio, 43516

Church Of The Good Shephard
5589 Holcomb Rd.
Wayne, Ohio, 43466
419-287-3757

Church Of The Good Shepherd United Methodist
119 W Broadway St.
North Baltimore, Ohio, 45872
419-257-3247

Church Of The Nazarene
15341 Gorill Rd.
Bowling Green, Ohio, 43402
419-352-2289

Cloverdale United Methodist Church
8984 Kramer Rd.
Bowling Green, Ohio, 43402
419-354-0049

Custar United Methodist Church
9096 Custar Rd.
Custar, Ohio, 43511

Dayspring Assembly of God
17360 N. Dixie Hwy.
Bowling Green, Ohio, 43402
419-352-0672
http://www.dayspringassembly.org

Emmanuel Freewill Baptist Church 
4560 Gilbert Road 
Luckey, Ohio, 43443

Faith Alliance Church
142 N. Main St.
North Baltimore, Ohio, 45872
419-257-3030

Faith Calvary Church
202 N. Main St.
Bradner, Ohio, 43406
419-288-2884

Faith Hope Love Christian Church
404 N. Dunbridge Rd.
Bowling Green OH, 43402
419-382-1446

Faith Temple
175 State St.
Bowling Green, Ohio, 43402
419-352-9329

Faith United Methodist Church
157 Venango
Cygnet, Ohio, 43413
419-655-3181

Faith United Methodist Church
111 Main Street
Luckey, Ohio, 43443

First Baptist Church
749 S Wintergarden Rd.
Bowling Green, Ohio, 43402
419-352-0417

First Baptist Church
590 W South Boundary St.
Perrysburg, OH, 43551
419-874-3546

First Christian Church
875 Haskins Rd.
Bowling Green, Ohio, 43402
419-354-3980

First Church Of God
7968 US Highway 23
Risingsun, Ohio, 43457
419-457-3971

First Presbyterian Church
126 S Church St.
Bowling Green, Ohio, 43402
419-352-5176

First Presbyterian Church
140 W. Maple St.
Deshler, Ohio 43516

First Presbyterian Church
200 E 2nd St.
Perrysburg, OH 43551
419-874-4119

First Presbyterian Church-Grand Rapids
17700 Beaver St.
Pemberville, Ohio, 43450
419-832-2325

First United Methodist Church
1526 E Wooster St.
Bowling Green, Ohio, 43402
419-353-0682
http://www.fumcbg.org

First United Methodist Church
200 W. 2nd St.
Perrysburg, Ohio, 43402
419-874-1911
http://www.perrysburgfum.com

First United Presbyterian Church 
103 Perry St.
Pemberville, Ohio 43450
419-287-3366

Foundation Stone Church
4532 Woodville Rd.
Northwood, Ohio, 43619
(419) 693-5102

Girton Church Of God
2112 Sandusky Co Rd 32
Risingsun, Ohio, 43457
419-457-5502

Good News Fellowship
Rossford High School Music Building
701 Superior St.
Rossford, Ohio, 43460

Good Will Spiritualist
300 E. Breckman St.
Walbridge, Ohio, 43465
419-833-5503

Grace Bible Baptist Church 
116 E. Union St.
Walbridge, Ohio 43465 
419-661-5058 
www.gracebbc.net

Grace Brethren Church
121 S. Enterprise St.
Bowling Green, Ohio, 43402
419-352-6635

Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church
19225 Witty Rd.
Elmore, Ohio, 43416
419-862-3630

Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church
20425 Taylor St
Weston, Ohio, 43569
419-669-3047

Grace United Methodist Church
601 E Boundary St.
Perrysburg, Ohio, 43551
419-874-4365

H2O Church
Bowen-Thompson Student Union Theatre
Bowling Green, Ohio, 43402
419-353-5313
http://www.h2ochurch.com

Haskins Community Church
(American Baptist and United Church of Christ)
209 Main St.
Haskins, Ohio, 43525
419-823-1972

Hayes United Methodist Church
4437 Woodville Rd.
Northwood, Ohio, 43619
419-693-8482

Holy Family Catholic Church
115 E Cherry St.
North Baltimore, Ohio, 45872
419-257-2319

Hope In Christ Community Church
27631 Simmons Rd.
Perrysburg, Ohio
419-874-1194

Hope Lutheran Church
13507 Cloverdale Rd.
Bowling Green, Ohio, 43402
419-352-1836

Hosanna Lutheran Church
23019 Kellogg Rd.
Grand Rapids, Ohio, 43522
419-832-1041

Hoytville United Methodist Church
19921 E. Church St.
Hoytville, Ohio, 43529
(419) 278-6624

Immaculate Conception Church 
Allendale Ave.
Deshler, Ohio, 43516

Immanuel Lutheran Church
220 W. Elm St.
Deshler, Ohio, 43516

Islamic Center of Toledo
25877 Scheider Rd.
Perrysburg, Ohio, 43551
419-874-3509
http://www.icgt.org/

Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses
10444 Bowling Green Rd. East
Bowling Green, Ohio, 43402
419-352-0188

King’s Parish
Corner of Cygnet Road and Washington St.
Cygnet, Ohio, 43413

Lakewood Church of the Brethren
27009 Lemoyne Rd.
Millbury, Ohio, 43447
419-837-5359

Lemoyne Baptist Church
25020 Bradner Rd.
Genoa, Ohio, 43430
419-837-5408

LifePoint Community Church
701 W. Poe Rd.
Bowling Green, Ohio, 43402
419-352-0243

Lighthouse of Prayer
121 Caldwell St.
Bradner, Ohio, 43406

Living Stones Fellowship
979 Twp. Rd. 90
McComb, Ohio, 45858
419-293-3748

Lutheran Church of the Master
28744 Simmons Rd.
Perrysburg, Ohio, 43551
419-874-7986

Mainstreet Church 
705 N. Main Street or
5465 Moline Martin Rd.
Walbridge, Ohio, 43465
419-666-3020 
www.mainstreetlife.org

Marantha Chapel
331 E. 2nd St.
Perrysburg, Ohio, 43551
419-874-1747

Maumee Valley Bible Baptist Church
27439 Holiday Ln.
Perrysburg, Ohio, 43551
419-874-7646

Maumee Valley UU Congregation
20189 N Dixie Hwy.
Bowling Green, Ohio, 43402
419-353-8353

Moline United Methodist Church
28010 E. Broadway St.
Walbridge, Ohio, 43465
419-838-5511

Mt. Hermon United Methodist Church
16491 Hammansburg Rd. W.
Cygnet, Ohio, 43413

Mt. Zion Church
15130 Steen Rd.
Portage, Ohio, 43451

Mt Zion United Brethren Church
7481 Bays Rd.
Wayne, Ohio, 43466
419-655-3519

New Hope Baptist Church
13539 Center St.
Weston, Ohio, 43569

New Life Pentecostals of Toledo
30470 Lemoyne Rd.
Walbridge, Ohio,43465
419-697-6398

North Baltimore Church of Christ
110 E Walnut St.
North Baltimore, Ohio, 45872
419-257-2679

Northwood Church of God
3375 Curtice Rd.
Northwood, Ohio, 43619
419-691-7288

Oak Bend Church
11275 Eckel Junction Rd.
Perrysburg, Ohio, 43551
419-874-0219
http://www.oakbend.org/

Peace Lutheran Church
1021 W. Wooster St.
Bowling Green, Ohio, 43402
419-352-0241

Pemberville United Methodist Church
205 Perry St.
Pemberville, Ohio, 43450
419-287-4040

Perrysburg Alliance Church
10401 Avenue Road
Perrysburg, OH, 43551
419-874-1961

Philippian United Methodist Church
16186 Bays Rd.
Rudolph, Ohio, 43462

 

Plain Congregational Church NACCC
16011 W Poe Rd.
Bowling Green, Ohio, 43402
419-352-7919

Praise Chapel Pentecostal Church of God
500 W Broadway St.
North Baltimore, Ohio, 45872
419-257-3033

River of Life Community Church
Frank Elementary School
401 W. South Boundary
Perrysburg, Ohio, 43551

Rossford First Baptist Church
157 Bergin St.
Rossford, Ohio, 43460
419-666-9447

Rossford United Methodist Church
270 Dixie Highway
Rossford, Ohio, 43460
419-666-5323

Rudolph Christian Church
13868 Mermill Rd.
Rudolph, Ohio, 43462
419-686-3241

Salem Grace United Evangelical Lutheran Church
216 Main Street
Luckey, Ohio, 43443

Salem Grace United Lutheran Church
20144 Bradner Rd.
Pemberville, Ohio, 43450

Salvation Army
117 North Tarr Street
North Baltimore, Ohio, 45872
(419) 257-2334

Seventh Day Adventist Church
331 S Enterprise St.
Bowling Green, Ohio, 43402
419-352-0943
http://www.bgsda.org

Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church
13101 Five Point Rd.
Perrysburg, Ohio, 43551
419-874-6939

SonFire by the River
222 E. Front St.
Pemberville, Ohio, 43450
http://www.sonfire.org

Sonlight Church and Community Center
19920 Sand Ridge Rd.
Weston, Ohio, 43569
419-669-2401
http://​www.mysonlightchurch.org

South Liberty United Methodist Church
7983 Potter Rd.
Rudolph, Ohio 43462

St. Aloysius Catholic Church
150 S. Enterprise St.
Bowling Green, Ohio, 43402
419-352-4195

St. George Orthodox Cathedral
738 Glenwood Road
Rossford, Ohio, 43460 
419-662-3922

St. James Lutheran Church
451 Caldwell St.
Bradner, Ohio, 43406
419-288-3161

St. James United Methodist Church
201 S 2nd St.
North Baltimore, Ohio, 45872
419-257-2282

St. Jerome Catholic Church 
300 Warner St.
Walbridge, OH 43465 
419-666-2857 

St. John's Episcopal Church
1505 E Wooster St.
Bowling Green, Ohio, 43402
419 353-0881

St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church
5520 Fremont Pike
Stony Ridge, Oh, 43463
419-837-5115

St. Louis Catholic Church
22792 Defiance Pike
Custar, Ohio, 43511

St. Luke's Lutheran Church
215 N. 2nd St.
North Baltimore, Ohio, 45872
419-257-3253

St. Mark's Lutheran Church
315 S. College Dr
Bowling Green, Ohio, 43402
419-353-9305

St. Michael’s Church of the Ukrainian Rite
133 Walnut St.
Rossford, Ohio, 43460
419-666-5627

St. Patrick's Church
14010 Toledo Napoleon Rd.
Grand Rapids, Ohio, 43522
419-832-5215

St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church
14545 New Rochester Rd.
New Rochester, Ohio

St. Paul Lutheran Church
17050 Middleton Pike
Haskins, Ohio, 43525
419-823-1731
http://www.stpaulhaskins.org

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church
155 Depot St.
McClure, Ohio, 43534
419-748-8414

St. Paul’s United Methodist Church
1459 South St.
Millbury, Ohio, 43447
(419) 836-2440

St. Peter’s United Methodist Church
28505 Main St.
Millbury, Ohio, 43447
(419) 836-3243

St. Rose Catholic Parish
215 E. Front St.
Perrysburg, Ohio, 43551
419-874-4559
http://www.strosepb.org/

St. Thomas More University Parish
425 Thurstin St.
Bowling Green, Ohio, 43402
419-352-7555

St. Timothy's Episcopal Church
871 E. Boundary St.
Perrysburg, Ohio, 43551
419-874-5704
http://saint-timothy.net/

Stonebridge Church
29101 Hufford Rd.
Perrysburg, OH, 43551
419-872-8556

Stony Ridge Methodist Church
5542 Fremont Pike
Perrysburg, Ohio, 43551
419-837-5028

Sugar Ridge Community Church
1634 Sugar Ridge Rd.
Bowling Green, Ohio, 43402
419-352-7052

Tontogany Presbyterian Church
18740 N. Dixie Hwy.
Tontogany, Ohio, 43565
419-823-7591

Trinity United Methodist Church
200 N. Summit St
Bowling Green, Ohio, 43402
419-353-9031

Trinity United Methodist Church
100 Mulberry St.
Bloomdale, Ohio, 44817
419-454-7202

Turning Point United Methodist
701 W. Poe Rd.
Bowling Green, Ohio, 43402
419-373-0144
http://www.turningpointbg.org

United Christian Fellowhsip
313 Thurstin Ave.
Bowling Green, Ohio, 43402
419-352-7534

Victory Chapel Fellowship
280 Union St.
Cygnet, Ohio, 43413

Victory Evangelical Church
238 Fostoria Rd.
Risingsun, Ohio, 43457
419-457-3325

Village View Church Of Christ
801 W Poe Rd.
Bowling Green, Ohio, 43402
419-352-0371

Vineyard Church In BG
181 S. Main St
Bowling Green, Ohio, 43402
419-686-8117
http://www.vineyardchurchinbg.com

Vineyard Church
210 E. South Boundary St.
Perrysburg, Ohio, 43551

Way Of The Cross
Full Gospel Fellowship
501 N Main St.
Bloomdale, Ohio, 44817
419-454-4114

Wayne Church Of Christ
101 S Wayne
Wayne, Ohio, 43466
419-288-3121

Wayne United Methodist Church
202 E Main St.
Wayne, Ohio, 43466
419-288-3041

Wesleyan Chapel
150 Church St.
Wayne, Ohio, 43466

Wesleyan Church
17659 Woodburn Ave.
Grand Rapids, Ohio, 43522
419-832-5261

West Hope Bible Church
127 St. Rt. 65
McClure, Ohio 43534

Weston Church Of Christ
13355 Center St.
Weston, Ohio, 43569
419-669-3895

Weston United Methodist Church
13185 Maple St.
Weston, Ohio, 43569
419-669-4309

Wood County Baptist Church
14161 Dirlam Rd.
Bowling Green, Ohio, 43402
419-353-7017

The Word Ministries
106 N. Main St.
North Baltimore, Ohio, 45872

Word Of Truth Christian Center
1163 Napoleon Road
Bowling Green, Ohio, 43402
419-373-1913

Zion Lutheran Church
26535 Pemberville Rd.
Perrysburg, Ohio, 43551
(419) 837-5023

Zion Lutheran Church
303 Park Street
Luckey, Ohio, 43443
http://www.zionluckey.org

Zion United Methodist Church
525 Krotzer Ave.
Luckey, Ohio, 43443

Zoar Lutheran Church
314 E. Indiana Ave.
Perrysburg, Ohio, 43551
419-874-4346
http://www.zoarlutheran.com/

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Pburg Transit

 

Need a ride?  Consider using the B.G. Transit, Bowling Green’s public transportation system.  It operates within the corporation limits of the city of Bowling Green, and all B.G. Transit vehicles are handicap accessible.  Hours of operation are Monday through Friday 6:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Saturdays 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. The general fare is $3.50, but with a B.G. Transit ID card, reduced fares are available for persons aged 65 years or older, children (4-13 years of age) and those with disabilities.  Children under the age of 4 and personal care attendants ride for free.

To schedule a ride, please call:

1-800-579-4299

For persons with speech and/or hearing impairments, contact us through the Ohio Relay Network at:

1-800-750-0750 (hearing)

1-800-750-9797 (speech)

To learn more about the B.G. Transit, check out our website:  http://www.bgohio.org/departments/municipal-administrator/grants-administration/public-transportation or contact us at (419) 354-6203. The B.G. Transit is funded, in part, through the City of Bowling Green and grant funding from the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) and the Federal Transit Administration (FTA).