portauthority@coshoctoncounty.net

Phone: (740)622-7005

 

Community Services

The following businesses and agencies serve our Coshocton community:


Agricultural Services

OSU Extension Office
724 S. 7th Street
Coshocton, OH 43812
www.coshocton.osu.edu
(740) 622-2265        
Helps educate and support county residents with issues involving agriculture and consumer science.  Provides services and referrals designed to promote better utilization of our natural and people resources through 4-H and other community development efforts.


Clothes Closets / Clothing Distribution

First Step Family Violence Intervention Services
604 Walnut Street
Coshocton, OH 43812
(740) 622-8504  

Pregnancy Distress Center
128 Burt Avenue
Coshocton, OH  43812
(740) 622-3808
Provides maternity and infant/toddler clothing up to size 3T.  Tuesday evenings only, 7-9 p.m.

Salvation Army
219 N. 4th Street
Coshocton, OH 43812
(740) 622-0971
This Christian organization provides help for our communities less fortunate through a variety of ways, including food, clothing, furniture and help in times of community disaster or emergency. They also provide help in international disasters/emergencies.


Counseling – Behavioral / Emotional

Coshocton Behavioral Health Choices
140 1/2 6th Street
Coshocton, OH 43812
(740) 622-0033
Provides counseling, education and support programs for substance abuse issues

First Step Family Violence Intervention Services
604 Walnut Street
Coshocton, OH 43812
(740) 622-8504
Provides counseling and educational services for victims of domestic violence.

Six County Counseling Center of Coshocton
710 Main Street
Coshocton, OH 43812
(740) 622-3404
Private, not-for-profit corporation providing comprehensive and responsive mental health education, prevention and treatment programs in emergency, in-patient and out-patient settings for families, individuals and groups.

Tompkins Child and Adolescent Services
610 Walnut Street
Coshocton, OH 43812
(740) 622-4270
Specializes in anger management, therapy groups, counseling and support for families.


Disability / Special Needs Services

BCMH (Bureau for Children with Medical Handicaps)
637 Chestnut Street
Coshocton, OH 43812
County Residents: (740) 295-7303
City Residents:(740) 622-1736, ext. 110
Serves children from birth to age 21 who have special health care needs.  Provides diagnostic and treatment programs and coordinates other services available in an effort to give comprehensive care which is community-based and family-centered.

Coshocton County Board of MRDD
637 Chestnut Street
Coshocton, OH 43812
(740) 622-3563
Serves persons with mental retardation and developmental disabilities and their familes through Hopewell services, family resource programs.

Coshocton County Handicapped Society
1005 Main Street
Coshocton, OH 43812
(740) 623-8001 
Helps individuals with certain handicaps realize3 and maximize their full potential. Provideds resources to     help handicapped residents enhance their quality of life within their home and community. Medical equipment, ramps and other items may be available for qualified individuals.

Echoing Hills Village, Inc.
36272 C.R. 79
Warsaw, OH  43844
740) 327-2311
Offers residential living accommodations ranging from intermediate care nursing to independent living options for the physically and developmentally disabled.

Higher Hopes Therapeutic Riding Center
;23839 C.R. 17
Coshocton, OH 43812
(740) 824-4183
Offers horseback-riding programs for handicapped individuals.

Parent Mentor Program (for Coshocton City/County Schools)
23640 Airport Road
Coshocton, OH 43812
(740) 622-2924
Serves parents and families of children with special needs. Facilitates collaboration among agencies,schools, parents and community. Administered in conjunction with Coshocton County MRDD.

RHDD (Residential Homes for the Developmentally Disabled)
(740) 622-9778
Provides residential homes and services for the developmentally disabled, including emergency and respite care, community information and education.


Educational Services

Coshocton Family Literacy Program
(740) 291-8275
Provides adult and childhood education as well as parenting and parent/child activities oriented toward literacy.

T. L.C. Tutoring Program
23640 Airport Rd.
(740) 622-2924
Coordinated through MVESC (Muskingum Valley Educational Service Center), this program supports a free, after school tutoring program that matches volunteer junior and senior high school students with elementary students. There are currently several sites around the county where elementary students can participate.Contact MVESC for more information.

Coshocton C.A.R.E.S. (College Access Resources) Program
(740) 502-6246
Assists county high school students in reaching their post-secondary education goals by providing help with testing, financial aid, college visits/fair, etc.

Coshocton County Head Start
3201 C.R. 16
Coshocton, OH 43812
(740) 622-9537
Provides 1/2-day preschool educational experiences for and  all-day state-funded ELI (Early Learning     Initiative) programs and daycare through Rainbow Daycare.  (Rainbow Also provide coordination and assistance for other services which may be available to income-eligible families.

Employment Services

Coshocton County Dept. of Job and Family Services
725 Pine Street
Coshocton, OH 43812
www.coshoctonjfs.org
(740) 622-1020

Mancan
232 Chestnut St.
Coshocton, OH 43812
(740) 623-0511

Shannon Staffing
636 Chestnut St.
Coshocton, OH 43812
(740) 622-2600


Family Services / Resources

Family P.A.C.T.
725 Pine Street
Coshocton, OH 43812
(740) 622-1020
Provides services/programs to improve/enhance family relationships.  Administered through Cosh. Co. Job & Family Services

Families and Children First Council
(740) 622-3760
Provides services/programs to improve/enhance the role of fathers in the family unit.  Administered through County Health Department.

Mentoring Center of Coshocton County
441 Main Street, Suite 103
Coshocton, OH 43812
www.bbbs.org
(740) 623-8110
Formerly knows as Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Coshocton.  Helps to promote adult and peer mentoring relationships with young children for families in need.  Parenting education and support are also offered to clients.

The Nurturing Father
(740) 622-2674
Offers ten-week programs to assist men in enhancing their fathering skills.  Administered through Coshocton Co. Board of MRDD.

P.R.E.P. (Prevention and Relationship Enhancement Program)
610 Walnut Street
Coshocton, OH 43812
(740) 622-4270
PREP is designed to improve relationships and strengthen families. Adminstered through Tompkins Child & Adolescent Services.

STEP (Systematic Training for Effective Parenting)
610 Walnut Street
Coshocton, OH 43812
(740) 622-1020
Provides counseling and education and support services for effective parenting.  Administered through Coshocton County Job & Family Services.


Food Distribution / Pantries

Coshocton County WIC (Women, Infants and Children)
(740) 622-2929, ext. 1822

Nellie Open Pantry
c/o God’s Eternal Love Fellowship
(740) 824-3958

New Life Ministries
727 S. 7th Street
Coshocton, OH  43812
(740) 622-2181

Salvation Army
219 N. 4th Street
Coshocton, OH  43812
(740) 622-0971


Healthcare Services/Resources

Coshocton City Health Dept.
760 Chestnut Street
Coshocton, OH43812
(740) 622-1736

Coshocton County Health Department
724 S. 7th Street
Coshocton, OH 43812
(740) 622-1426
Services include: WIC, Maternal & Child Health Clinic, Vision, Hearing and Speech Clinics, BCMH (Bureau for Children with Handicaps), immunization clinics and various other health clinics and community education programs. Also maintains birth and death records.

Hope Clinic
131 S. 6th Street
Coshocton, OH 43812
www.hopecliniccoshocton.org
(740) 622-6223
Hope Clinic of Coshocton is a faith-based free medical clinic that provides services to the Coshocton County residents who do not have access to any form of medical insurance. The licensed medical staff will provide basic, sound, quality medical care.  In addition the clinic’s all-volunteer staff seek to serve and share the love of Jesus, helping to address patient’s spiritual, emotional, mental and social needs, as well as their physical/medical needs.  Hours:  Thursday evenings; 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.


Housing Assistance

Coshocton Metropolitan Housing Authority
823 Magnolia Street
Coshocton, OH 43812
(740) 622-6300
Assists low-income families and the elderly with rental housing and Section 8 housing.

Emergency Shelter and Services
120 N. 4th Street
Coshocton, OH 43812
(740) 622-9801
Provides rental assistance, utility assistance and shelter for those made homeless due to an emergency or unforeseen situation.  Administered through Kno-Ho-Co-Ashland Community Action Commission.

Habitat For Humanity of Coshocton County
1035 Walnut Street
Coshocton, OH 43812
(740) 623-2764        
All-volunteer organization providing housing for low-income families by constructing new homes within     the county.

Miscellaneous Services / Resources

American Red Cross
245 N. 4th Street
Coshocton, OH 43812
www.redcross.org
(740) 622-0228
Provides relief and safety to disaster victims and helps residents prevent and prepare for all emergencies.  Also provide blood to victims of emergencies.

Kno-Ho-Co-Ashland Community Action Commission
120 N. 4th Street
Coshocton, OH 43812
www.knohoco.org
( 740) 622-9801
Private, non-profit social service  organization providing essential services in Know, Holmes, Coshocton and Ashland Counties for over 40 years.  Services include emergency shelter, rental and utility assistance, prescription drug assistance, Head Start programs, women’s health services and senior citizen services/programs.

Maria Hay Forbes Center
623 Main Street
Coshocton, OH 43812
(740) 622-3542
Serves women, children and other Coshocton community members.  Provides preschool program, infant to school age childcare center, babysitting clinic, fitness area and women’s health activities. Sponsors of Ohio Junior Miss scholarship program and Black History month essay contest.

United Way of Coshocton County
448 Main Street, Suite 103
Coshocton, OH 43812
(740) 623-4567
Provides funding to 20 local united way agencies including those listed in this section, as well as Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts and county-wide youth recreation organizations.

Pregnancy / Infant / Child Resources
Coshocton Pregnancy Distress Center
128 Burt Avenue
(740) 622-3808
Offers free pregnancy tests, helps with problem pregnancies, provides layettes, cribs and other needs on an individual basis.

Coshocton Right To Life
28 Burt Avenue
(740) 545-6002
Provides books, pamphlets, videos and other information to individuals, schools and libraries.

Help-Me-Grow
(740) 622-2032
Services available for families with children 0-3 years of age.  Provide health and developmental screenings, education and coorination of social services to enhance the child’s development and family’s self-sufficiency.  Now part of Hopewell School/Cosh. Co. MRDD.

Hope Clinic
23640 Airport Road
Coshocton, OH 43812
Free, faith-based walk-in health clinic, housed at Coshocton County Career Center.  Available to residents who have no insurance coverage or find themselves temporarily without coverage.  Basic health services, including low-cost prescriptions available through Wal-Mart.  Thursday evenings, 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Maternal Health Clinic (Pre-natal to Post-partum care)
www.coshoctoncounty.net/agency/health/mchprogram.php
(740) 295-7311
Provides health services and education to pregnant and new parents.  Administered through Coshocton. Co. Health Department.

Maternal and Child Health Center (Covering children ages birth through 12 yrs.)
www.coshoctoncounty.net/agency/health/mchprogram.php
(740) 622-2999
Provides education and health services and to infants and children who reside in Coshocton County, including well-child physicals, immunizations, speech-hearing-vision screenings, developmental testing, etc.  Call for hours of operation.

Coshocton County WIC (Women, Infants and Children)
(740) 622-2929
Provide breast-feeding support, nutrition education, supplemental foods and referrals for women who are  pregnant, have an infant less than 6 mos. old or are breast-feeding an infant less than 1 yr. old, and children

 

Coshocton Port Authority    106 South Fourth Street, Coshocton,OH 43812                                            Phone: (740)622-7005 

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