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Chillicothe

Dental

Dental screenings are held at Hope Clinic on Mondays. New patients need to arrive by 5:30pm. Patients are taken in order and only 6-8 are seen a week. You will have to fill out paperwork, and once it is completed and reviewed you will a dental screening. They will perform an exam and take x-rays of their main dental problem. An appointment will be scheduled for another day. The dental clinic is located at 622 Central Center. (740)-772-6676

Health Care

Hope clinic takes people of all ages who do not have medical or dental insurance and fall below the federal poverty guidelines. The clinic is open on Monday nights from 5-7pm at 610 Central Center, Chillicothe. (740)- 774-4606 Check if you fall below the federal poverty guidelines: https://aspe.hhs.gov/poverty-guidelines

They can see if they are eligible for Medicaid on the ohiobenefits.org.

Vision

Hope Clinic offers eyecare vouchers. It is located at 475 Western Ave., Suite A, Chillicothe. The clinic operates on income-based need. Check your eligibility according to Prevent Blindness Ohio:https://ohio.preventblindness.org/wpcontent/uploads/sites/2/2020/05/InstructionsandlinksforPBOwebsite.pdf  (740)-774-4606

Food

Pike County Outreach Council located at 107 W 2nd St. Waverly, OH. The food pantry is open Monday-Friday from 9am-3pm.  (740)-947-7151

Homelessness and Housing

Homeless Crisis Response Program. This program helps families and individuals break free from homelessness by rapidly removing people from shelters and into permanent housing. Located at 120 North Third Street Ironton. (740)-532-3140

Southern

Dental / Health Care 

Family Medical Centers give medical and dental care to underinsured people and people without insurance. The clinic is located at 223 Carlton Davidson Ln, Coal Grove, Ohio. 740-532-3140

Health Care

Ironton-Lawrence County Community Action located at 305 N. 5th St. Ironton, OH. They offer the following services: Checkups, treatment, pregnancy care, immunizations, and childcare. The services are income based and you will need to provide financial documents. (740)-532-3534

Vision

Both the Barboursville, WV and the Flatwoods, KY Lions clubs provide vision screenings and glasses to people in need. Barboursville: (304) 736-4483 Flatwoods: (606)-922-2504

Food

Facing Hunger located at 1327 7th Ave, Huntington, WV. The food bank is open Mon-Fri from 8am-4:30pm. (304)-523-6029

Homelessness and Housing 

Huntington City Mission located at 624 10th St, Huntington, WV. The shelter is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. (304) 523-0293

Eastern

Dental

Ohio Hill Health Services locate at: 101 E Main St. Barnesville, OH. They offer general dentistry services.  The clinic is based on income so please call beforehand.  (740)-239-6447

Health Care 

Wheeling Health Right free clinic located at: 61 29th St, Wheeling, WV. They take people of all ages. The clinic is free and asks for donations. The clinic is open 9am-5pm 7 days a week.  (304)-233-9323

Vision

The Martins Ferry Lions Club provides a free eye exam and a pair of glasses. Located in Martins Ferry, OH. Contact them at mflioms2013@gmail.com

Food 

House of Carpenter located at 200 S Front St, Wheeling, WV. The pantry is open Mon-Fri from 8am-4pm.
(304) 233-4640

Centre Fellowship Wheeling located at 41 22nd St, Wheeling, WV. They offer a free meal every Saturday from 5pm-7pm. (304)-232-201

Homelessness and Housing 

The Salvation Army located at 315 37th St. Bellaire, OH. They provide emergency shelter and transitional housing.  They are open Mon-Fri from 8am- 4:30pm. (740)-676-6225

Lancaster

Dental

East Central Health Center Dental Clinic located at 1180 East Main St, Columbus, OH. The clinic provides the following dental services: Preventative exams, routine checkups, x-rays, cleanings, fluoride treatments, sealants, fillings, tooth extractions, and root canals (only done on front teeth). The clinic operates on a sliding fee scale, meaning it is based on financial need. (614)-645-5535

Health Care

Fairfield County Community Health Center located at 1155 E. Main St, Lancaster, OH. They offer checkups, treatment, pregnancy care, immunizations, and childcare. This clinic is income based so you will need to prove financial need. Open Mon-Thurs 8am-8pm, Fri 8am-5pm, Sat 9am-1pm. (740)-277-6043

Vision

The Lions Club of Lancaster offers vision screenings and glasses. You can apply to get glasses through the Fairfield County 211. To qualify you need to be a resident of Fairfield County for at least 6 months, have proof of income, social security cards, and proof of address. The process takes 4-6 weeks. You can apply here: https://www.fairfieldcounty211.org/Eye-Glass-Assistance.html

Food

Lancaster-Fairfield Community Action Food Pantry located at 1743 East Main Street. Open Mon-Fri from8am-4pm. Food is available once per month. Produce is available daily. (740)-653-4146

Salvation Army located at 228 West Hubert Avenue, Lancaster, Ohio. The food pantry is open Mon-Fri 9:30am-11:30am. Food is available every 30 days. (740)-687-1921

Foundation Dinners located at 1000 W. 5th Avenue, Lancaster. They serve free lunch every day at 11:30am and dinner at 4pm. Carry out meals are being given to people with housing. (740)-653-3233

Homelessness and Housing

The Foundation located at 800 W. Sixth Ave. The doors open at 8pm.
(740)-653-1960

Zanesville

Dental

Muskingum Valley Heath Center located at 716 Adair Ave. Offers preventative and restorative dental care. This clinic operates based on financial need. The clinic is open Monday-Friday 7am-7pm. (740)-891-9000

Health Care

Muskingum Valley Heath Center located at 716 Adair Ave. This clinic offers the following services: Adult Primary Care, Infant, Child and Adolescent Care, Women’s Health, Behavioral Health, Podiatry, and Patient Education. The clinic is open Monday-Friday 7am-7pm. It operates by financial need (740)-891-9000

Vision

The sight for students and mobile eyes program provides eye exams and glasses to adults to meet the financial requirements. Contact the Muskingum County Health Department to apply. (740)-454-9741

Food 

Eastside Community Ministries located at 221 Stillwell St, Zanesville. The food pantry is open Monday - Thursday from 9am-5pm. (740)-452-7519

Homelessness and Housing

Salvation Army located at 515 Putnam Ave.
Homeless Shelter is available 24/7. Clients may stay on a daily basis, up to 90 days. Walk-ins; Must have current picture ID; Social Security card or printout of Social Security number (740) 452-8350

Trulight Ministries located at 807 Putnam Ave. They serve a free hot meal every Sunday at 11am. They also serve hot breakfast throughout the week. Call 740-704-8531 for more information.