Resources

La Conexión assists the Latinx and recent immgrant community to connect with other organizations and resources. These are some of the many organizations that we have partnered with in the past. For the most up to date information about hours, qualifications, service availability, and location, please contact these groups directly.

 

 

FOOD ASSISTANCE

Brown Bag Food Project

Operates a food pantry & food delivery when needed.
Hours: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 5:00 pm to 6:30:00 pm
530 Sand Ridge Rd., Bowling Green, OH
419-960-5345 

BG Christian Food Pantry - Supported by several local churches.
Call for current hours. Requires a referral from local service agency or church.
419 Gould St. #6, Bowling Green, OH
419-353-5174

St. Aloysius Catholic Church Pantry

Call for availability
150 S. Enterprise St. Bowling Green, OH
419-352-4195


St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry - St. Thomas More Church
Hours: 9am - noon and 1-4pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays
425 Thurstin Ave. Bowling Green, OH
419-352-7555

 

CLOTHING ASSISTANCE

Deacon's Shop at First Presbyterian Church

Offers clothing, blankets, diapers, and personal care items. 
Hours: Thursday mornings 9:30-11am, and the 3rd Saturday of each month 9:30-11am. 
126 S. Church St. Bowling Green, OH
419-352-5176

FURNITURE ASSISTANCE

St. Marks Lutheran Church

Offers a used furniture pantry. Requires a referral from a local agency.
315 S. College Dr. Bowling Green, OH

419-353-9305

HEALTH CARE


Wood County Health Department Community Health Center

Comprehensive care available.
1840 E. Gypsy Ln. Bowling Green, OH
419-352-9049


Falcon Center @ BGSU

Offers urgent care services without an appointment to local residents.
838 E. Wooster St. Bowling Green, OH
419-372-2271

Walk In Urgent Care

Offers urgent care services without an appointment.
1107 S. Main St. Suite 300 Bowling Green, OH
419-806-4222

 

MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES


Children's Resource Center (CRC)

Offers mental & behavioral health  services to children and adolescents.

Call ahead for services.
1045 Klotz Rd Bowling Green, OH
419-352-7588
 

Behavioral Connections

Offers mental health and addiction services to adults and teens.

Call ahead for services except for Walk-In Assessment Clinics. See website for details.
1010 N. Prospect Bowling Green, OH
419-352-5387
800 Commerce Dr. Perrysburg, OH
419-872-9411
Crisis Hotline: 1-800-472-9411

Family Services Counseling Center of Northwest Ohio

Offers counseling, mental health services, and other assistance to those who qualify on a sliding scale. Contact directly to see if you qualify.
1084 South Main St. Suite A, Bowling Green, OH
419-352-4624


LEGAL REPRESENTATION & EDUCATION


Advocates for Basic Legal Equality (ABLE)

A non-profit law firm which offers assistance in civil matters (including immigration issues) for low-income individuals. They also offer legal education events and speakers to local organizations.
To find contact information for the office serving your area, visit their website or call them at 800-837-0814. TYY available at 888-545-9497

ABLE Defiance
1340 W. High St. Suite A, Defiance, OH 43512
419-782-5830 

ABLE Toledo

525 Jefferson Ave. Ste. 300, Toledo, OH 43604-1373
419-255-0814


HOUSING AND EMERGENCY/CRISIS ASSISTANCE

These agencies may be able to help with emergency housing needs such as short term emergency shelter, utility bill assistance, prescription assistance, housing & rental assistance, and temporary financial assistance, but all have strict qualifying rules in order to receive aid. Please contact the agency directly to see if you qualify.

Great Lakes Community Action Partnership

127 S. Front Street, Fremont, Ohio 43420  

1-800-775-9767

Salvation Army Social Services of Bowling Green

1045 N. Main Street Suite 8, Bowling Green, Ohio 43402

419-352-5918

Wood County Job and Family Services

1928 E. Gypsy Lane Rd, Bowling Green, OH

419-352-1322

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE & SEXUAL ASSAULT
 

The Cocoon

Refugio y servicios para victimas de violencia domestica y sexual --Offers a wide range of services, including sheltered housing, to victims of sexual assault and domestic abuse. Contact The Cocoon 419-373-1730, select option 2.

 IMMIGRATION INFORMATION AND RESOURCES

Justice for Immigrants

Welcome BG

America's Voice: Immigration Reform

National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild

CLINIC: Catholic Legal Immigration Network

Immigrant Legal Resource Center 

 

Toledo Catholic Diocese Immigration Task Force

419-244-6711

American Immigration Lawyers Association AILA