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Additional basic needs services

Beach House

915 N Erie St

Toledo, OH 43604


Housing, employment, and education assistance for single women, women with children, and families. 

Clients work towards improving medical, mental, spiritual health. They are taught basic living, budgeting, nutrition, and self management skills. Moreover, clients participate in a goal-directed living program to establish supportive relationships. 

P.O. Box 41

Toledo, OH 43697


Through their 9-12 month program they provide a safe environment for these women. Their qualified and experienced team members take on shifts to ensure that these women are supervised 24/7. The residents of the program go through a drug and/or alcohol recovery process and they provide an environment free of drugs and alcohol. 

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Family House

669 Indiana Ave

Toledo, OH 43604


Client(s) must be part of a family unit: pregnant, or with children. Family house finds permanent housing, helps clients regain control over their lives, and reclaim their independence through education, community resources and compassion. 

435 Eastern Ave

Toledo, OH 43609


La Posada Catholic Church NWO

Who they serve

Single women, women with children, established families. Spanish speaking.

General information

Offers temporary housing and supportive services to homeless families of all faiths in the Toledo area. Direct services through La Posada include shelter, food, clothing, personal hygiene products and case management. 

(F-B) Bethany House

P.O. Box 5930

Toledo, OH 43613


Bethany House is a long-term shelter for victims and their children who are escaping domestic violence in Northwest Ohio. Since 1984, Bethany House has served more than 1,200 individuals and provided more than 200,000 nights of safe shelter for victims and their children escaping domestic violence in our area. Annually, we serve an average of 30 families. 

(F-B) House of Ruth

P.O. Box 1103

Defiance, OH 43512

The Center for Child and Family Advocacy, Inc.

219 E Washington St

Napoleon, OH 43545


The House of Ruth is a domestic violence shelter that provides safe housing for women and children who are victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking. While at the shelter, women receive support from staff and peer support groups. If they choose, individual counseling is available to them. The House of Ruth provides housing for up to 90 days for those in Defiance, Fulton, Henry, Paulding, and Williams counties and up to 30 days for those not in the service area.

(F-B) Crossroads Crisis Center

P.O. Box 643

Lima, OH 45802


The mission of Crossroads Crisis Center is to enhance safety for survivors of domestic violence and their children by educating, advocating, and empowering individuals. Through our leadership and expertise, we strive to engage our communities in promoting no tolerance of domestic violence. 

(F-B) Open Arms

P.O. Box 496

Findlay, OH 45840


Serving individuals affected by domestic violence and sexual assault through crisis intervention, emergency shelter, outreach, advocacy, prevention and education. 

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