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Service Coordination Mechanism
Each county FCFC is required to have a Service Coordination Mechanism. The Service Coordination Mechanism must incorporate certain provisions found in the Ohio Revised Code (ORC) 121.37 (C)(D) and 121.38 and is meant to enhance systems of care already in existence through a collaborative effort of coordination to meet the needs of children and their families.
Mental Health and Recovery
The Counseling Center of Wayne and Holmes County: Comprehensive mental health services including counseling for children, adults and families, 24 hour crisis intervention, psychiatric services, as well as a number of specialized services, including parent support groups and family support aide.
OneEighty: Integrated health system operating multiple facilities and six major service programs:
Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Services, Rape Crisis Center, Housing and Supportive Services , Addiction Services, Mental Health Services, Prevention and Education services
24 hour hotline: 800 686 1122
Society for Equal Access/Independent Living Center
Services and programs for people living with disabilities to assist individuals to become more independent within our community through four core services: Information and referral, independent living skills training, peer support, and advocacy. Society for Equal Access is also a provider of Transition Coordination, Independent Living Skills Training, and Community Support Coaching through the Home Choice Program. Serving Holmes, Tuscarawas, and Jefferson Counties.
Wayne Holmes Reentry Coalition
vision toward a holistic approach to reentry is to provide youth and
adult offenders with the resources and essential tools to re-enter
community life successfully and thereby decrease costs associated with
the expense of placement of these individuals outside the home and
community in treatment and correctional facilities, reduce recidivism,
and ultimately enhance public safety.
Holmes County Help Me Grow
Help Me Grow is a coordinated, community based service that relies upon a
team of specialists working together. Helping Ohio's children birth to
age 3 to become healthy, happy, and ready to succeed. For more information in Holmes County Contact Becky Smith or Sue Gonter-Dray at 330-674-0177. Check out Help Me Grow's Facebook page by clicking here.
The Training Center Times
The Holmes County Board of Developmental Disabilities exists to serve the people of Holmes County that have developmental
disabilities and their families. The services that provided are all
inclusive for individuals of all ages, including Early Intervention,
Preschool and School Age Programs for children and Sheltered Employment
and Habilitation services for adults. The Holmes County Board of
Developmental Disabilities also includes case management services
(Service and Support Administrators), professional services
(therapeutic), supported housing, a special needs library, and a dental
clinic. Get the latest news from the HCDBB by clicking here.
Children's Hunger Alliance
Founded in 1970, Children's Hunger Alliance has over 40 years experience
in hunger advocacy and direct service to low-income Ohio families.
Children’s Hunger Alliance launched with one volunteer, a $2,000 grant,
and office equipment donated by the YWCA. Headquartered in Columbus,
Children’s Hunger Alliance opened regional offices in Cincinnati,
Dayton, Cleveland, Akron, and Toledo. Our programs and services touch
communities in every county in Ohio, helping to feed the hungry minds
and bodies of hundreds of thousands of children each year.
Early Connections is a FREE helpline to connect pregnant or post-partum women and families with children ages birth to fice to social, health, and supportive services. Our local Referral Specialists will lend a listening ear, help identify your family's needs, and get you connected to local resources that can help you with the following: Accessing programs and services; healthy pregnancy and delivery; caring for a newborn; child development; social and emotional support; and getting your children ready for kindergarten. Just call 2-1-1- and press the Early Connections prompt.
Holmes County Family & Children First Council is a partnership of state and local government, communities and families that enhances the well-being of Ohio’s children and families by building community capacity, coordinating systems and services, and engaging families. OFCF's vision is for every child and family to thrive and succeed within healthy communities. Holmes County hosts a number of community-centered organizations existing to promote and strengthen community and family bonds.
Holmes County is home to a wonderful, culturally diverse population and hosts multiple community events.
According to Ohio Revised Code 121.37(B)(1)(a-n), each board of county commissioners must establish a county FCFC. The board may invite any local public or private agency or group that funds, advocates, or provides services to children and families to have a representative become a permanent or temporary member of its county council. Each county council must also include mandated, ex officio members.
For questions regarding Holmes County Family & Children First
Council or to be referred to a community partner, please click the link