Senior Resources


Senior Resources


American Red Cross, Sound the Alarm:

404 Columbus Ave, Sandusky 419.626.1641

Provides free smoke alarms for residents in need.


Answering The Call Together:

P.O. Box 564, Norwalk 567-805-8602

Provides collected medical devices and lends assistance to families in need of home repairs.


Area Agency on Aging: Ohio District Five 

2131 Park Avenue West, Ontario 419.524.4144

Provides local services for resources and referrals for Age 60+ HEMEN can assist with purchases such as appliances, mattress sets, vacuums, and more!


Cancer Services:

505 E. Perkins Avenue, Sandusky 419.626.4548

Provides items related to cancer and assistance with medical devices regardless of cancer being present. Wigs. Medication. Transportation. Support Group


Catholic Charities:

48 Executive Drive, Unit B, Norwalk 419.668.3073

Provides Adult Advocacy Programs & other assistance.  


Community Action Commission:

92 N. Prospect Street, Norwalk 419.668.9823

Provides senior housing, free phones, summer cooling, utility programs, & dental assistance. Now offering home repair & furnace repair.


Enrichment Centers for Huron County:

130 Shady Lane, Norwalk 419.668.6245 

315 East Tiffin Street, Willard 419.933.4701

Services 60 and older:

  • Golden Buckeye - Sign Up
  • Hot Meals - Delivered, Meals On Wheels, Dining Room both centers
  • Medicare - Sign Up Assistance
  • Transportation - Senior Express Reservation Required

Programs & Activities for All Ages:

  • Adventurers Travel Club
  • Age Exchange Mentoring
  • Ambassadors Volunteer
  • Arts & Hobby
  • Fitness
  • Free Computer Library
  • Games
  • Grand & Me
  • Nutrition Classes
  • Senior Of The Year


Great Lakes Community Action Partnership:

109 S. Front Street, Fremont 419.333.6101 

Provides housing for the homeless and offers short or long-term rent assistance programs. Also provides home repair programs. Home Repairs -  419.333.6049   Housing Clerk - 419.333.4006

  • Home Repair Program (CHIP)
  • Home Rehabilitation Program (CHIP)
  • The Electric Partnership Program (HWAP)
  • The Home Weatherization Program (HWAP)

Community Housing and Impact Preservation (CHIP)  

The Home Weatherization Assistance Program (HWAP) 

Homeless or Housing Clerk Assistance  


Ground Level Solutions:

5012 US RT 250 North, Norwalk 419.660.9413 or 1.800.537.8210

Must have Columbia Gas in Huron County. Weatherization and furnace check & replacement. 



Huron County Department of Jobs and Family Services:

185 Shady Lane Drive, Norwalk 419.668.8126

Provides Adult Services


Huron County Metropolitan Housing Authority:

17 Mill Street, Norwalk 419.668.3956

 For additional resources call the Huron County Metropolitan Housing Authority or click the link below. 

  • Section 8 Housing
  • Choice Voucher Program
  • Rental Assistance Program



Huron County Veterans Service Office:

130 Shady Lane Drive, Norwalk


The Huron Veteran Service Commission was established to assist honorably discharged veterans, their spouses, and minor children. They prepare claims for the Federal Department of Veterans Affairs so that veterans and their eligible dependents can receive compensation, pension, and education benefits.

 Will assist clients who have met with unexpected hardships by providing financial assistance to help with a mortgage, rent, food, utilities, and other expenses of daily life. They prepare Veterans for employment and provide resources that enhance their qualifications for new careers. Social work staff can provide a case-managed environment for those clients who need more direct intervention. 



Huron County Victim Assistance Program:

12 East Main Street, Norwalk  (4th floor) 419-663-3839

Free assistance & court advocacy services for victims of crime including elder abuse.


Legal Aid of Western Ohio:

109 W. Water Street, Sandusky 1.888.534.1432

Provides a variety of assistance in civil legal matters in English and Spanish.


Project Life Saver:

Enrichment Centers for Huron County:

130 Shady Lane, Norwalk 419.668.6245 

315 East Tiffin Street, Willard 419.933.4701

Provides transmitters for seniors who may wander from their homes.


Retired Senior and Volunteer Program RSVP:

120 1/2 S. Washington Street, Suite 218, Tiffin 419.448.1530

RSVP connects volunteers ages 55 and over with service opportunities in their communities that match their skills and availability.


Sojourn at Seneca: Senior Behavioral Health

50 St. Lawrence Drive, Tiffin OH 44833 567.207.2230 


Tax Assistance: 

Salvation Army                                                                                                  3333 Columbus Ave                                                                                       Sandusky-419-626-3862

Must go there to pick up the tax form. Taxes can be dropped off starting February 8th. The form must be picked up/filled out before drop-off.


Tax Services in Port Clinton-- Ottawa County Transitional Housing, Inc. (Vita) 

Located in the Sutton Center Plaza
1848 E. Perry Street Suite # 60 -Plaza where Police Station and City Hall are located - Port Clinton-419-734-9494 Open 8-4 PM (closed Noon-1 PM)
Pick up form prior and drop off tax information - Ruth Ann’s House.


Adult Day Care: Norwalk

Gaymont Care and Rehabilitation 

The Carriage House - Short Term/Trial Living 



Clothes, furniture, and medical are listed under Other Resources