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.
Boys & Girls Club offers recreational and educational programs for 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.
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, operated by the Mid-Ohio Food Collective Kitchen, offers a pay what you can Cafe for breakfast & lunch, a Grab & Go Market, a Kitchen / catering service, and a Kids' Cafe for the kids in the building. The Cafe is currently closed to the public due to COVID-19 concerns.
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 Industries provides workforce development programming that focuses on job readiness and certification training.
"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."