Additional Customer Resources

We understand that hunger is only part of the equation. Here you will find access to resources—pieces of the puzzle to helping you and your family thrive.

HANDS ON OF CENTRAL OHIO

HandsOn Central Ohio can help connect you to emergency food sites for appointments, emergency shelters, soup kitchens, as well as community clinics.

HANDS ON OF CENTRAL OHIO WEBSITE

USDA Mixing Bowl

What’s cooking? Here you will find affordable recipes that help you with ideas for what to make for breakfast, lunch and dinner for one, or for ten! Just type in an ingredient and see where the mixing bowl takes you.

USDA MIXING BOWL WEBSITE

FOOD ASSISTANCE OUTREACH

Our Food Assistance Outreach team goes into the community to pre-screen individuals connecting you to food resources and benefits you need. This includes SNAP, SSI, taxes, etc. Click on the link below to find what locations the Food Assistance Outreach team will be throughout the month.

Ohio Department of Job and Family Services

The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services offers a wide range of assistance for Ohioans. This includes employment and training assistance, unemployment benefits, cash assistance, food assistance, child care, child and adult protective services, adoption, and child support.

OHIO BENEFITS SELF-SERVICE PORTAL

Other Customer Resources

The Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services (ODJFS) provides job training, financial and food assistance, Medicaid and other social services to residents of Ohio. Use the ODJFS County Reference Link to find more information for your county.

 

The Ohio SE Region Community Resource Guide is a county by county listing of agencies and organizations with contact information to assist in finding benefits and services in your area.

 

County Office is an online resource that will give you the most up to date information about all government offices such as tax, health, social services, emergency services, public works and more.

AFFORDABLE CARE ACT

Healthcare.gov Hotline:
1-800-318-2596
TTY: 1-855-889-4235

Proxy Shopping

If you are ill, under quarantine, disabled, or otherwise cannot make it to a pantry yourself, all Mid-Ohio Foodbank partner agencies use a proxy process where you can send someone you trust to pick up food for you. Find out more about using a proxy by clicking on the Letter of Proxy in your language.