Resources,Wood County, Perrysburg, Rossford, Bowling Green, Area

Resources For Those In Need

Resources are not limited to Wood County, but our area in general.

Domestic Violence

The Cocoon Shelter – Trained professionals, Confidential support and services, Advocacy, Support, Information and referrals
419-352-1545

Food Bank

Brown Bag Project  –  Open to anyone living in Wood County. ID is encouraged.
115 W Merry St Suite B Bowling Green, Ohio
Open: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 5:00-8:oo PM
419-960-5345

Perrysburg Christians United:
Grace United Methodist Church – located in the back, southeast corner of the parking lot.
601 East Boundary Street
Perrysburg, Ohio 43551.
Open: Mondays from 1:00-3:00 PM
Fridays from 9:00-11:00 AM

The pantry serves those who live in Wood County north of State Route 582. Those receiving food assistance must present two proofs of address (for example, a photo ID and a recent utility bill) and must verify that their income falls within the guidelines of the Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services.

Further information on Senior Hunger

Furniture

Furniture Pantry   –  St. Mark’s Furniture Pantry provides furniture by appointment for those in need including college students.                  St. Mark’s Lutheran Church
315 S College St.
Bowling Green, Ohio 419-353-9305

Habitat for Humanity ReStore – Habitat for Humanity ReStore is a nonprofit home improvement store and donation center that sells new and gently used furniture, appliances and home accessories to the public at 25%-80% off original retail prices. Proceeds from sales are used to build and repair homes with and for our low-income neighbors here in Lucas County. With your help, Habitat for Humanity ReStore supports Maumee Valley Habitat for Humanity’s vision of a world where everyone has a decent place to live. For additional questions or information, call at 419-382-1658

Mental Health

NAMI Wood County – NAMI Wood County is a leading self help organization offering events, free educational classes, support groups, and other programs addressing mental health for Bowling Green, Ohio and all surrounding Wood County communities and is an affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI).

541 W. Wooster St., 2nd Floor
Bowling Green, Ohio 43402
Mailing Address:
PO Box 432
Bowling Green, Ohio 43402
419-352-0626 | Fax – 419-378-3037

 What agency should I call?

No Wrong Door – Wood County’s No Wrong Door program can provide information about services and resources with one call to any of the member agencies. No Wrong Door program can guide individuals to the appropriate agency that can help them. “No Wrong Door” means that you can go to any of the member agencies to find the information and referral you need.
Click HERE to view the Yellow Pages of Services. If you need help and don’t know where to turn, just call any one of the agencies below and we’ll guide you to the services you need.

Senior Services

Aging in Place – helping seniors, their family members and their caregivers prepare their homes and their lives for successful aging in place.

Caring.com – Find Senior Care & Senior Living Options Near You

Perrysburg Senior Center  – Resources for Seniors

Social Services

Salvation Army Social Services – Bowling Green

Salvation Army – Find a location near you.

1045 N Main ST #8
Bowling Green, OH 43402
419-352-5918

Transportation

Ride Right
419-872-8430
Phones are answered 6:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Transportation available with a reservation at least one day before the ride.
Monday through Friday: 8:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Saturday and Sunday 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Cost is $1.00 per ride
ADA compliant.

Wood County Net Plus
844-353-6779
Transportation available Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Reservations must be made five business days prior to appointment.
Transportation is provided to locations in Wood, Hancock, Henry, Lucas, Ottawa, Sandusky and Seneca counties. ADA accessible non-emergency transportation to medical, dental, vision, pharmacy, mental health and addiction treatment appointments/services. Transportation is not provided to free services such as health fairs, support groups, meetings with social service organizations, informational sessions, etc.. Transportation cannot be provided at this time to the grocery store or other shopping, trips to the laundry, or to employment or schooling.
No cost.
ADA compliant.