Community Health Resources
Find a Clinic
Free/charitable healthcare can be found at one of The Charitable Healthcare Network's 50+ member organizations throughout Ohio.
Columbus Health Centers
You can visit our health map to see Free Clinics, Federally Qualified Health Centers, Emergency Centers, and PrimaryOne Health locations in the Columbus area.
Columbus Public Health
Columbus Public Health can provide services not offered by the CFC, including immunizations, STI testing and counseling, TB testing, dental care, and prenatal care.
Columbus Cancer Clinic
Columbus Cancer Clinic can provide low-cost or free cancer screenings and mammograms
Equitas Health is a LGBTQ+ and HIV/AIDS serving healthcare organization. Discounted services are available for patients who are uninsured and meet income requirements.
Behavioral and Mental Health Resources
Netcare Access provides 24-hour mental health and substance abuse crisis intervention, stabilization, and assessment for Franklin County, Ohio residents.
For crisis assistance, call: 614-276-2273
Maryhaven is a comprehensive behavioral health and addiction treatment center.
Equitas Health offers psychiatry, individual psychotherapy, and support groups.
The Alcohol, Drug and Mental Health Board of Franklin County helps Franklin County residents find affordable alcohol, drug addiction, and mental health resources.
Suicide Prevention Resources
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255
The Lifeline provides free and confidential support for people in distress, and offers prevention and crisis resources.
Suicide Prevention Hotline: 614-221-5445
The line is open 24/7. The number can also be texted Monday-Friday, from noon to 10pm.
Older Adult Hotline: 614-294-3309
Franklin County Youth Psychiatric Crisis Line:
Mental Health and substance abuse crisis services are available to Franklin County Residents 24 hours/day, 7 days/week. For more information, click here.
Youth the age of 17 and under should call 614-722-1800.
Veterans Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255
LGBTQ Youth Suicide and Crisis Prevention Hotline: 1-866-488-7386
Domestic Violence and Child Abuse
LSS CHOICES for Victims of Domestic Violence
Choices offers temporary shelter, counseling, advocacy and outreach.
Call (24-hr line): 614-224-4663
Visit their website here.
BRAVO (Buckeye Region Anti-Violence Organization)
BRAVO offers support for gay, lesbian, and transgendered people experiencing intimate partner violence, sexual assault, or stalking.
24-Hour Sexual Assault Helpline
Trained volunteer and staff advocates provide emotional support, crisis intervention, and community resource information over the phone to survivors of sexual violence, co-survivors and the community.
Call (24-hr line): 614-267-7020
Parent Connection Hotline
Child abuse prevention hotline for parents under stress.
Franklin County Children Services
To report child abuse or neglect.
Call (24-hr line): 614-229-7000
HandsOn Central Ohio 2-1-1
Helps connect Franklin County residents to comprehensive information on critical community resources in Franklin County. HandsOn helps connect residents with community resources, whatever the need may be.
Call (24-hr line): 614-229-7000
Caring for an aging relative or friend? Click here for information about living accommodations and support for caregivers.