Resources for our Families!

For everyone:

Boys & Girls Clubs of Columbus:

  • Columbus City Schools Food Resources: During the extended canceling of classes , Columbus City Schools will offer meals for ALL children age 18 and under, M-F. The meals will be “grab and go” style, and kids will also be able to pick up lunch at breakfast or pick up the next day’s breakfast at lunch. Children 18 and under must be in attendance in order to pick up food. Click here for the CCS site map
  • Transportation: COTA announced that ALL transit is free for all children and adults during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Franklin County Public Health COVID-19 Updates
  • Hands on Central Ohio 211 Search for Services– connects residents in Franklin County with comprehensive and up-to-date information about social, health and government services.
  • Text Updates on COVID-19– Franklin County Emergency Management & Homeland Security has added a text message alert option for residents. Just text “COVID19FC” to 888-777 and you will receive health and safety updates.
  • Franklin County Children Services Referral Line:614-229-7000
  • Choices – Domestic Violence Shelter:614-224-4663
  • Can’t Stop Columbus– socially run website promoting restaurants and delivery options, grocery delivery, and access to other resources in Columbus


Boys & Girls Club of Marion County

  • Marion City Schools Update: Meal distribution will take place Wednesdays 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the following locations: Harding High School, Grant Middle School, George Washington Elementary, Hayes Elementary, McKinley Elementary and Taft Elementary.
  • Marion County Children Services Referral Information 



Louella Hodges Reese Boys & Girls Club of Newark