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.


Beds For Children:

Huron County Sheriff's Department

255 Shady Lane Drive, Norwalk 

Contact  Deputy Mitchel Cawrse 419.663.2828 ext 1613 



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 child care and children with developmental issues in a 5 county area with Online Child Care Finder.


Cinderella’s Closet North Eastern Ohio:

5500 Milan Rd. Unit 342, Sandusky

Provides free formalwear and accessories to high school girls for Homecoming and Prom. A referral is needed 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 Northeast 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 the 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 - Early Intervention: Elizabeth Gerken Center

120 Shady Lane Drive, Norwalk. 419.668.4769  Fax 419.730.4769

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 Help Me Grow:

306 South Norwalk Road, Norwalk 419.663.4769

Help Me Grow Home Visiting is a parent education/support program for typically developing infants and toddlers. 


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, adults, & 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.


Huron County WIC-Women Infant and Children:

34 Executive Drive,  Suite A, Norwalk  419.668.6855 

 Provides services to income-eligible women (pregnant, postpartum, breastfeeding), infants, and children up to 5. WIC can support you with raising a healthy family by providing individualized nutrition education; breastfeeding support; supplemental, nutritious foods; and referrals to healthcare providers and community services.   



Imagination Library - Ohio:

The Ohio Governor’s Imagination Library is starting a new chapter in early childhood literacy across Ohio. Through our partnership with Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library to put more books in the hands of Ohio’s children, we are working to ensure that every student enters kindergarten ready to succeed.     



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. Also providing new and gently used clothing for children and young adults. 

19 -21 North Hester Street, Norwalk. Open Tuesday - Friday from noon to 4 pm.


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.



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.







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