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
Lake Erie Council 2241 Woodland Ave, Cleveland 216.861.6060
Child Care Resource Center:
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
- 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:
11 East League Street 419.663.2623
92 North Prospect Street 419.668.9823
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.
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.
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.