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Resource Center


Recognizing that poverty is often accompanied by numerous other basic human needs, the Resource Center (RC) was established in conjunction with the pantry. It connects clients with important resource providers in the community. Many people in need find it helpful to go to one location and be helped with multiple resources.  In the RC, clients can meet with a trained resource counselor to get the help they need. Clients are given brochures and informational pages to take with them.


Contact us by emailing: resourcecenter@worthingtonfoodpantry.org or call 614-407-3863.

You can download the Form online and email it to us to setup a meeting or fill it out in the Pantry during your next visit.  We are open during the Pantry hours (Monday 10 AM - noon, Wednesday 4 PM - 6 PM, and Saturday 10 AM - noon).



Types of Resources:
  • Medicaid
  • Food Assistance (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program)
  • Utility Discounts 
  • Income Tax Preparation
  • Job Search
  • Emergency Housing
  • Low Income Housing
  • Health Clinics (also dental, vision, etc)
  • Mental Health 
  • Alcohol and drug rehabilitation programs
  • Free meals, clothing, furniture, etc
Click here for Library information that will help you in the community.

Ohio Benefit Bank - Resource Referral:
The Ohio Benefit Bank (OBB) is a web-based program designed to connect low-income families with federal, state, and local public assistance. Resource Center counselors and clients can work together in the office to complete an initial application online or show clients how to apply online by themselves. After the form is completed, the applicant has filled out one single form, applying for:
HandsOn Central Ohio:
HandsOn Central Ohio is a Franklin County directory of social resources and resource providers that can be accessed online, in the Resource Center office, or by calling "2-1-1" for emergency help.