Resource Guide

The Avon/Avon Lake community is the fastest growing community in Lorain County. As the population increases, so does the demand for social services. CRS is the only agency serving this community that provides  a wide variety of resources to meet our clients needs.

Our Resource Guide is sorted by categories.  Click on a category below to expand it and view the resources available.

 United Way of Greater Lorain County 211lorain.org
Al-anon/Al-a-Teen al-anon.alateen.org
Alcoholics Anonymous aa.org
The LCADA Way thelcadaway.org
Lorain County Children Services 440.329.5340 or 440.406.5121 childrenservices.org
Lorain County Community College lorainccc.edu
Oberlin College oberlin.edu
Community Services for Deaf & Hard of Hearing chsc.org
LEAP/CIL leapinfo.org
Ohio Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation ood.ohio.gov
Genesis House/Lorain County Safe Harbor genesishouseshelter.org
Haven Center myneighborhoodalliance.org
Ohio Means Jobs – Lorain County loraincountyworks.com
Consumer Credit Counseling – Cleveland consumercounseling.org
Good Neighbor Thrift Store goodneighborthrift.org
Habitat for Humanity – ReStore loraincountyhabitat.org/restore
Salvation Army Family Store SalvationArmyLorain.org
City of Avon cityofavon.com
City of Avon Lake avonlake.org
Lorain County loraincounty.us
Beachpark Tower 440.933.2233
Timberlake Town Homes LiveAtTimberlakeApartments.com
Village on the Green Apartments 440.933.8247
Vista Meadow 216.231.7221
Woodspring Suites woodspring.com
Insurance Legal
Auto Policy Auto Title
Home Owner Policy Deeds
Life Insurance Policy Guarantees/Warranties
Long Term Care Policy Living Trust
Medicare Card Living Will
Renters Policy Medical Power of Attorney
Power of Attorney
Will
Life Events Life Events
Birth Certificate Bank Notes
Burial Information Savings/Checking Account
Divorce Decree Bonds
Funeral Arrangements CD’s
Immigration/Naturatization Document Credit Card List
Marriage License IRA’s
Military Papers Mortgage Papers
Social Security Card Mutual Funds
Safety Deposit Box Key Stock Certificates
Tax Records
Long Term Care Ombudsman aging.ohio.gov/services/ombudsman
Medicare Hotline 1.800.633.4227 medicare.gov
Birth and Death Certificates – Lorain County loraincountyhealth.com
Legal Aid Society Cleveland – Lorain County Office lasclev.org
Lorain County Bar Association loraincountybar.org
Avon Lake Public Library alpl.org
Lorain Public Library – Avon Branch lorainpubliclibrary.org
AIDS Information aidsinfo.nih.gov
AIDS Task Force of Lorain County lcaidstaskforce.org
Birthright of Lorain County birthright.reachlocal.net
Cornerstone Pregnancy Services cornerstonepregnancy.org
Family Planning Services of Lorain County familyplanningservices.org
Far West Center farwestcenter.com
Hospice of the Western Reserve hospicewr.org
Lorain County Free Clinic lcfreeclinic.org
Lorain County General Health District loraincountyhealth.com
Lorain County Health and Dentistry lorainhealth-dentistry.org
Mercy New Life Hospice mercy.com
Pathways Counseling & Growth Center pathwayscounselingcenter.com
W.G. Nord Community Mental Health Center nordcenter.org
Lorain County Children Services childrenservices.org
National Parent Hotline 1.855.427.2736 nationalparenthelpline.org
Cash/Food Stamps/Medicaid lcdjfs.com
Lorain Metropolitan Housing Authority lmha.org
Cleveland Rape Crisis Center 216.619.6194 or 440.354.7364 clevelandrapecrisis.org
Nord Rape Crisis 24 Hour Hotline 1.800.888.6161 nordcenter.org
United Way of Greater Lorain County 2-1-1 211Lorain.org
Avon/Avon Lake Community Resource Services aalcrs.org
Child Care Resource Center ccrcinc.com
Kinship Care Program lcooa.org
Lorain County Community Action Agency lccaa.net
Lorain County Job and Family Services lcdjfs.com
Social Services Administration ssa.gov
Avon Local Schools avonlocalschools.org
Avon Lake City Schools avonlakeschools.org
Adult Protective Services 440.284.4465 or 1.855.644.6277 lcdjfs.com
Avon Lake Dial-a-Ride 440.930.4126 avonlake.org
Avon Lake Senior Center 440.930.4135
Avon Senior Center 440-934-2417 cityofavon.com
LongTerm Care Ombudsman aging.ohio.gov/golden buckeye
Lorain County Office on Aging lcooa.org
Lorain County Transit – Dial-a-Ride loraincountytransit.com
Meals on Wheels lcooa.org
Nord Center – Older Adult Services nordcenter.org
Passport – Home Health Care Services aging.ohio.gov/services/passport
Retired Senior Volunteer Program (R.S.V.P.) lcooa.org
Vounteer Guardianship Program of Lorain County 440.934.3613 lutheranmetro.org
Nord Center Hotline 1.800.888.6161
Al-Anon/Al-A-Teen al-anon.alateen.org
Alcoholic’s Anonymous aa.org
Alzheimer’s Association alz.org
American Cancer Society cancer.org
American Heart Association heart.org
American Infant Sudden Death Syndrome Institute sids.org
American Lung Association lung.org
Diabetes Association diabetes.org
Epilepsy Foundation epilepsy.com
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society lls.org
Lorain County Tuberculosis Clinic loraincounty.us
March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation marchofdimes.org
National Multiple Sclerosis Society nationalmssociety.org
Lorain County Auditor lorain.county.auditor.com
Avon Lake Dial-a-Ride avonlake.org
Avon Senior Transportation cityofavon.com
Lorain County Transit lorain.county.us
Lyft lyft.com
Uber uber.com
Avon Lake Regional Water Department avonlakewater.org
Avon Water Department cityofavon.com
Republic Waste Services republicwaste.com
Columbia Gas of Ohio columbiagasohio.com
Lorain County Community Action Agency lccaa.net
The Illuminating Company – Customer Service firstenergycorp.com
Lorain County Veterans Services loraincountyveterans.com

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