Child And Family

Child and Family Resources


Abigail Pregnancy Services:

3900 Laylin Rd, Norwalk 419-668-9500 (Open M / W / F) 10am-4pm

124 W Maple St. Willard 419-951-6109 (Open T / Th) 10am-4pm

Free confidential pregnancy related services. Clothes, food, baby items, ultrasound, parenting classes, budgeting, and free rides.


Boy Scouts:

Lake Erie Council 2241 Woodland Ave, Cleveland 216.861.6060


Child Care Resource Center:  

Lorain 440.242.0413

Huron City 440.242.0413

Free resource and referral services to assist families in finding childcare and children with developmental issues in a 5 county area with Online Childcare Finder.


Cinderella’s Closet North Eastern Ohio:

5500 Milan Rd. Unit 342, Sandusky

Provides free formal wear and accessories to high school girls for Homecoming and Prom. A referral is need by a school or organization and can be found online.


Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Huron County:

Norwalk: 2 East Main Street 419-663-2525 ext 2 

Volunteer advocates for abused, dependent & neglected children in the court system.


EHOVE Teen & Adult Career Center:

316 West Mason Rd. Milan 419-499-4663  OR  866-256-9707

Vocational career education and career placement services with summer science camp for children.


Fueling Youth With Resources & Education F.Y.R.E:

185 Shady Lane Drive, Norwalk 419.668.8126  

Ages 14-24 Workforce Development Program for Youth and Young Adults. 

  • Work Experience
  • Driver’s Licenses Fees/Test
  • Adult Mentoring
  • Counseling Services
  • Car Insurance Assistance
  • Rent/Utility Assistance
  • Transportation Assistance
  • Tutoring/Education
  • Skills or Entrepreneurial Training
  • Financial Literacy Budgeting


Girl Scouts of North East Ohio:

One Girl Scout Way, Macedonia 1.800-852-4474

Programs to help young girls develop their full individual potential.


Head Start - Community Action Commission:

Norwalk Centers

11 East League Street 419.663.2623

92 North Prospect Street 419.668.9823

Willard Center

313 Crestwood 419.935.6481

A free pre-school program that serves families with children between ages of three and five. Eligibility for the program is based on income and other federal and state guidelines and policies.



12 Benedict Avenue, Apartment B (Upstairs), Norwalk 567.743.9673

  • Case management
  • Free, mobile medical and dental clinics
  • Prescription assistance
  • One-on-one citizenship preparation
  • Transportation to court and medical appointments


Huron County Board of Developmental Disabilities:

306 South Norwalk Rd. W. 419-668-8840

Provide services and supports to people with developmental disabilities throughout their lives, including Early Intervention and school-aged services, job development, community connections, recreation and residential support.


Huron County Child Abuse Hotline:

419-668-5281 -  Anonymous 1.855.642.4453


Huron County Family & Children First Council:

185 Shady Lane Drive, Norwalk 419-668-8126 ext. 3336

Helps families seeking government services by streamlining and coordinating services, resources, and systems.


Huron County Help Me Grow Home Visiting:

306 S Norwalk Rd W, Norwalk. 419-663-4769 or 877-663-GROW

Health & developmental services for expectant parents, newborns & toddlers to three years of age.


Huron County Department Of Job & Family Services:

185 Shady Lane Drive, Norwalk  419-668-8126

Children’s Services, Family Support Services, FYRE, Adult Services, Child Support, and Employment.


Huron County Public Health: (HCPH)

28 Executive Drive, Norwalk 419-668-1652

221 East Walton Street, Willard

3000 Seneca Industrial Parkway, Bellevue

Bureau for Children with Medical Handicaps, children, adult, & travel vaccines, and car seat safety program.


Huron County Victim Assistance Program:

Norwalk: 12 East Main St (4th floor) 419-663-3839 

Free assistance & court advocacy services for victims of crime.


InVest In Youth, Inc: (IVY)

21 North Hester Street, Norwalk 567.743.9122

Providing programs and resources to vulnerable children and their foster, adoptive, and kinship placement families.


KinderCasa Pre-School:

77 State Street, Norwalk 419-668-8480

Provides a free, developmentally appropriate preschool with an emphasis on learning to understand and speak English, kindergarten readiness skills.


Norwalk Childcare Center, Inc.:

120 Shady Lane, Norwalk 419-668-8387 

Provide affordable childcare for parents who are working/attending school regardless of their income.


Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children with Disabilities (OCECD):

165 W. Center St., Suite 302, Marion 740-382–5452

Helps families of children with special needs with the special education process.


Ohio State University Extension:

180 Milan Ave, Norwalk 419-668-8219

Programs in agriculture & natural resources, family & consumer sciences, 4-H youth & community development.


Piggyback Foundation:

P.O. Box 436, Norwalk 419-577-1932

Assistance to help meet the needs of children & their families facing a serious illness.


Reach Our Youth:

2 East Main Street, Norwalk 419-663-2525 ext. 1

A mentoring program that matches volunteers with youth (ages 6-18) in a one-to-one relationship with an adult mentor.


Willard Child Development Center:

401 South Cornwell Ave, Willard 419.933.2900

Provides for children 6 weeks to 12 years old.


Women Infant and Children WIC-Huron County Health Department:

185 Shady Lane Drive, Norwalk  419-668-6855 

Nutrition education, breast feeding education & support, supplemental foods, and referrals.