Community Resources

EMERGENCY SERVICES

Emergency Services
911

Allen County Sheriff's Office 
333 N. Main, Lima, Ohio 45801     
(419) 227-3535
http://www.acso-oh.us

We Care People Crisis Hotline         
529 S. Elizabeth St., Lima, Ohio  45804
(800) 567-HOPE        
741 741 (Text)
http://www.wecarepeople.org/

EDUCATION

Allen County Educational Service Center
1920 Slabtown Rd., Lima, Ohio 45804
(419)222-1836

Allen County Family & Children First Council
P.O. Box 1243, Lima, Ohio 45802
(419) 223-8563
https://www.allencountyohio.com/family-children-first/

Apollo Career Center
3325 Shawnee Rd., Lima, Ohio 45806
(419) 998-2908

Autism Life Center
5462 River Ridge St., Elida, Ohio 45807
(567) 825-8921
https://autismlc.com/

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Allen County
207 W. Elm St., Lima, Ohio 45801
(419) 222-8500
http://www.bbbswco.com/

Help Me Grow
2550 Ada Rd., Lima, Ohio 45801
(419) 222-1116
https://acbdd.org/help-me-grow-overview/

Lima Adult Learning Center
563 W. Spring St., Lima, Ohio 45801
(419) 223-0252
https://www.limaliteracy.net/

EMPLOYMENT

Allen County Board of Developmental Disabilities                                          
2500 Ada Rd., Lima, Ohio 45801     
(419) 221-1385
http://www.acbdd.org/          

Allen County Department of Job and Family Services          
1501 S. Dixie Hwy., Lima, Ohio 45804     
(419) 228-2621
http://www.allencountyohio.com/job.php

Bureau of Services for the Visually Impaired            
2190 Allentown Rd., Lima, Ohio 45805
(800) 207-6047

Experience Works                                                                  
401 W. North St., Lima, Ohio 45801
(419) 222-3118
http://www.experienceworks.org

Goodwill Industries                                                                
2350 Allentown Rd. Lima, OH  45805      
(419) 228-4821
http://www.goodwill.org/

Neighborhood Relief
1500 Elida Rd., Lima, Ohio 45805
(419) 999-4483
https://www.neighborhoodrelief.com/

FINANCIAL

Consumer Credit Counseling 
2466 N. Cable Rd., LIma, Ohio 45807
(419) 573-0005
https://www.apprisen.com/

Energy Assistance Programs             
Columbus, Ohio                     
(800) 282-0800
https://www.development.ohio.gov/is/is_heap.htm

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

Office of the Ohio Consumers' Counsel
952 Lima Ave., Findlay, Ohio 45840
(614) 387-2962
http://www.occ.ohio.gov/

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

West Ohio Community Action Partnership                                 
540 S. Central, Lima, Ohio  45804
(419) 227-2586
https://wocap.org/

FOOD / CLOTHING ASSISTANCE

Cheryl Allen Southside Center                                             
1802 S. Central Ave., Lima, Ohio 45804
(419) 222-5011

Churches United Pantry                                                         
129 S. Pierce St.,Suite A, Lima, Ohio 45801      
(419) 221-3243
https://limacup.org/author/limacup1/

Our Daily Bread
125 S. Centra Ave., Lima, Ohio 45804
(419) 224-2086
http://odbread.org/

Salvation Army Citadel                                                          
614 E. Market St., Lima, Ohio 45801   
(419) 224-9055
http://www.salvationarmyusa.org/

Veterans Food Pantry                                                
810 W. North St., Lima, Ohio 45805
(419) 224-5630

West Ohio Food Bank
1380 E. Kibbey St., Lima, Ohio 45804
(419) 222-7949
http://www.westohiofoodbank.org/

WIC (Women, Infants & Children)                                         
940 N. Cable Rd., #4, Lima, Ohio 45805      
(419) 224-8200
http://www.fns.usda.gov/wic/women-infants-and-children-wic

GENERAL ASSISTANCE

Allen County Children's Services
123 W. Spring St., Lima, Ohio 45801
(800) 755-4769
http://www.allencsb.com/

Lima Public Library                                        
650 W. Market St., Lima, Ohio 45801    
(419) 228-5113
https://www.limalibrary.com

Allen County Veterans Service Commission
301 N Main St., Lima, OH 45802
(419) 223-8522
https://www.allencountyvsc.com/

Lima Parks, Recreation & Forestry Division
900 S. Collett St., Lima, Ohio 45804
(419) 221-5195
https://www.cityhall.lima.oh.us/199/Parks-Recreation-Forestry

United Way of Greater Lima
616 S. Collet St., Lima, Ohio 45805
(419) 227-6341
http://www.unitedwaylima.org/

HEALTH ASSISTANCE

Allen County Public Health
219 E. Market St., Lima, Ohio 45801
(419) 228-4457
https://www.allencountypublichealth.org/

Allen County Adult Protective Services
1501 S. Dixie Hwy., Lima, Ohio 45804
(419) 228-2621
http://www.allencountyohio.com/job.php

Alzheimer's Association, Northwest Ohio Chapter
3400 W Elm St., Lima, OH 45807
(419) 227-9700
www.alz.org/nwohio

​Area Agency on Aging
200 E. High St., Lima, Ohio 45807
(419) 222-7723
www.aaa3.org

Care Source (a Medicare/Medicaid provider)
230 N. Main St., Dayton, Ohio 45402
(937) 351-3252 or (419) 215-2943
https://www.CareSource.com

Catholic Charities                                          
222 S. West St., Lima, Ohio  45801 
(419) 222-8110

Covenant Ministry Services                           
1130 W. Market St., Lima, Ohio 45805
(419) 228-2070

Family Resource Center                                
530 S. Main St., Lima, Ohio 45804      
(419) 222-1168
http://www.wecarepeople.org/

Health Care Facility Complaint Hotline         
(800) 669-3534

Health Partners of Western Ohio
1550 N. Main St., Lima, Ohio 45801
(419) 549-5982
http://hpwohio.org/

Heartbeat of Lima
226 S. Elizabeth St., Lima, Ohio 45801
(419) 222-7980
https://heartbeatoflima.org/

Lima Recovery Clinic
1273 N. Cole St., Lima, Ohio 45801
(419) 302-3574
http://www.limasuboxonecenter.com/

Lutheran Social Services                                
658 W. Market, Lima, Ohio   
(419) 879-6029

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

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

Premier Care 
2727 St. John's Rd., Suite D, Lima, Ohio 45804
(567) 940-9145
http://www.premiercare.org/find-a-clinic/lima-oh/

Senior Citizens Services
3400 W Elm St., Lima, OH 45807
(419) 991-8811
www.scslima.com

YMCA 
3400 S. Elizabeth St., Lima, Ohio 45801
(419) 222-6045

YWCA Childcar Resource & Referral
616 S. Collett St., Lima, Ohio 45805
(419) 225-5465
https://www.ywcanwo.org/what-were-doing/child-care-resource-and-referral/

HOUSING ASSISTANCE

Allen Metropolitan Housing                          
600 S. Main, Lima, Ohio  45804      
(419) 228-6065
http://www.allenmha.com/

LEGAL

Allen County Common Please Court
Juvenile Division--Community Control
529 S. Elizabeth St., Lima, Ohio 45804

CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate)
234 N. Main St., Lima, Ohio 45801
(567) 940-2272
http://www.casaoflima.org

Crime Victim Services                                   
116 W. North, Lima, Ohio  45801                            
(419) 222-8666
http://www.crimevictimservices.org/

Legal Aid of Western Ohio                            
545 W. Market St., Suite. 301 Lima, Ohio  45801      
(877) 894-4599
http://www.lawolaw.org/

Ohio Northern University Legal Clinic           
121 W High St. Suite 700, Lima, OH  45801                       
(419) 227-0061

MENTAL HEALTH

Changing Seasons
136 S. West St., Lima, Ohio 45801
(419) 221-1988

Coleman Professional Services
799 S. Main St., Lima, Ohio 45801
(419) 229-2222
https://www.colemanservices.org/

Mental Health and Recovery Services Board of Allen, Auglaize, and Hardin Counties
529 S. Elizabeth St., Lima, Ohio 45804
(419) 222-5120
https://www.wecarepeople.org/

National Alliance on Mental Illness 
(419) 692-2480

PASS
309 W. High St., Lima, Ohio 45801
(419) 549-8530
http://www.passaah.org/

SAFY Behavioral Health
658 W. Market St., Suite 101, Lima, Ohio 45801
(419) 222-1527
https://www.safy.org/

St. Rita's Behavioral Health
730 W. Market St., Lima, Ohio 45801
(419) 222-2500

SHELTERS

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

Lima Rescue Mission                                     
216 E. Wayne St., Lima, Ohio 45801            
(419) 224-6961
http://www.limamission.org/

Lima Samaritan House                                  
328 W McKibben St., Lima, Ohio  45801     
(419) 222-4663
http://samaritanhouselima.org/

TAX ASSISTANCE

Internal Revenue Service                               
401 W. North, Lima, Ohio 45801     
(800) 829-1040
https://www.irs.gov/

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

TRANSPORTATION

Allen County Council on Aging, Inc.               
215 N. Central, Lima, Ohio  45801  
(419) 228-5135
http://www.accoa.org/

Allen County Regional Transit Authority       
200 E High St., Suite 1C, Lima, OH  45801     
(419) 222-2782
http://www.acrta.com/

Black And White Cab Company                     
420 W. Elm, Lima, Ohio  45801       
(419) 222-6161