Alvis provides highly effective reentry treatment programs for individuals who have spent time in the criminal justice system. We also serve people with intellectual or developmental disabilities that face difficult challenges as they seek to live an independent life.
South Side Boys & Girls Club offers recreational and educational programs to youth ages 6 to 18, ensuring that Columbus' kids have a productive and positive outlet for their free time.
Our mission is to empower young people to reach their full potential as productive, caring and responsible citizens.
Godman Guild offers GED classes, Pathways to Work transitional employment program, and other adult education.
Community Development for All People (CD4AP) works to improve the quality of life for persons on the South Side.
CD4AP catalyzes collaborations with key strategic partners to improve the quality of life for all residents of the South Side through individual and community services.
House of Hope provides alcohol and other drug treatment services to adults who are most in need, so that they may maximize their potential, become productive members of society, and enjoy those gifts of life that are available in sobriety.
Lutheran Social Services "Stable Families Program" helps families at immediate risk of losing housing or becoming homeless. LSS also partners with The Ohio Benefit Bank to provide assistance with SNAP, HEAP / PIPP enrollment & re-certification, FAFSA, linkage to medical resources, tax filing, and more.
OSU Extension is the outreach arm of The Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. OSU Extension, Franklin County engages residents of all ages in lifelong learning.
St. Stephen’s Community House is a hub for advancing self-sufficiency in our community. We are committed to assisting residents to build community, self-sufficiency and individual well-being.
South Side Roots, owned by Mid-Ohio Foodbank, offers a fresh food Market, a pay what you can Cafe for lunch, a Kitchen / catering service, and a Kids' Cafe for the kids in the building.
The City of Columbus' South Side Neighborhood Pride Center serves as a direct communications link between city government and the neighborhood. The Pride Center is a one-stop shop for city services and is dedicated to protecting the health, safety and welfare of families living in the area.
South Side Early Learning offers a full day program to accommodate infants, toddlers and preschoolers, and offers extended hours to accommodate working parents. Programs may be free to qualifying families.
Southeast provides comprehensive mental health, chemical dependency, healthcare, and homeless services assisting diverse populations regardless of their economic status.
Goodwill provides workforce development programming that focuses on IT and other tech-related skills.
"Sometimes you're here alone and you don't have any other family, so it helps to know that there is an extended family without the same faces."