Basic Needs Resources
In addition to Licking County Coalition for Housing, the following agencies may be able to provide assistance with housing or with basic needs.
If you don’t know where to go for help
Services: Information and referral to social services, emergency shelters, and other needs. Crisis Hotline is available 24/7.
1627 Bryn Mawr Drive, Newark
Contact: Crisis Hotline: 211, Main Phone: 740-345-6166, Ohio Relay Service: 1-800-750-0750
If you need food or cash assistance
Services: Storage and distribution of food.
1035 Brice Street, Newark
Licking County, income- eligible individuals and families.
Services: Utilities, firewood, electric fans, hearing aids, basic needs, Meals on Wheels
1058 East Main Street, Newark
Age 62 and over
Services: Food and cash assistance, medical care, disability services, child abuse/elder abuse reporting and employment assistance.
74 South Second Street, Newark
Contact: 740-670-8999, 1-888-895-2790
Income guidelines apply.
Services: Emergency shelter, rent and utility assistance, basic needs
250 East Main Street, Newark
Individuals and families, must provide proof of need.
Services: Retirement and disability benefits
125 Derby Downs Road, Newark
Contact: Local: 1-866-737-3514, National: 1-800-772-1213, TTY: 1-800-325-0778 1-800-772-1213, national
Eligibility guidelines apply, contact SSA for information.
Services: Rent, deposit, utility, transportation and food assistance, as well as VA benefits.
935 Buckeye Ave, Newark
Call to check for eligibility.