You can visit Ohio Means Jobs search for up to date job listings. 

Economic Resources

Support Local Ohio
Find local businesses to support during the COVID-19 crisis, including restaurants that offer take-out options and a list of virtual/VR tours of OH attractions.
Resource to help direct you to benefits available from the government.

Ohio Works Program
The financial assistance portion of Ohio's Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) program. 

USBG National Charity Foundation
If you or someone you know is a bartender that has been impacted by the closures of restaurants, you can find help through the Bartender Emergency Assistance Program (BEAP).

State of Ohio Energy Assistance Programs
Federally funded program that provides eligible Ohioans assistance with their home energy bills. 

Ohio unemployment / Ohio Means Jobs unemployment guide
You can also file for unemployment benefits by phone Monday through Friday from 8am-5pm by calling 877-644-6562.

Wadsworth FISH
Temporary assistance with food and utility payments. 

Food Pantries in Medina County
A listing of local food pantries and support services in Medina County.

Ohio Legal Help
Learn how COVID-19 is affecting legal and government organizations and available benefits.

Food, Clothing, and Shelter

Local Food Pantries
These are locations of local "litle food pantries" created by the Wadsworth Neighbors Facebook Group:

  • Hometown Market, 115 State St., Wadsworth
  • Midwest Memorials, 1244 High St., Wadsworth
  • The Garage, 126 Pardee, Wadsworth
  • The Server, 51 N Main, Rittman
  • Seville Fire department, 100 Greenwich Rd, Seville
  • Seville Animal Hospital Pet Friendly Pantry, 175 Center St, Seville

Marian's Closet
Support to those in need of clothing and non-food household items.

Operation Homes
Churches and community organizations working together to provide opportunity and shelter for the homeless.

Social Services

Ohio Drug Rehab Centers
Ohio Recovery Center (ORC) uses multiple tools for lasting addiction recovery. Our treatment team is staffed with medical/psychiatric nurse practitioners, case managers, master’s level clinicians, and coordinators for aftercare and medication-assisted treatment (MAT).

United Way
The United Way 2-1-1 Help Center provides free and confidential 24-hour access to a compassionate professional who will review your options for help, develop a plan, and act as your advocate. 

Safer Futures
Domestic violence shelter and resource center in Portage County providing shelter/transitional housing and legal advocacy for survivors of domestic violence. 

Medina County Battered Women's Shelter
Resources for survivors of domestic violence.

Ohio Department of Job and Family Services
From the Office of Families and Children, report child abuse and neglect. 

Medina County Domestic Relations Court
Request civil protection orders for survivors of domestic violence. Call 330-725-9740.

National Suicide Prevention Hotline
Free confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals is available at 800-273-TALK (8255).

ADAMH (Alcohol, Drug Addiction, & Mental Health)
Addiction and mental health resources for Medina County. Call their crisis hotline for immediate help at 330-725-9195 or text "4HOPE" to 741741.

ADAHM Recommended agencies for behavioral health resources:
Alternative Paths: (330) 725-9195
Catholic Charities Media County: (330) 723-9615
Hope Recovery Community: (330) 952-0109
Ohio Guidestone: (440) 260-8300

Wadsworth Salvation Army
Salvation Army provides locals with emergency services and crisis needs. 

Soprema Senior Center
The senior center phone is now being answered remotely Monday through Friday, 8:30am-4:30pm.

Medina County Office for Older Adults
The Medina County Office for Older Adults is helping seniors by offering grocery and/or prescription delivery. 

Western Reserve Area Agency on Aging
A local agency with resources for older adults.

Ohio Department of Aging
Offers an array of services for older adults.

The Ohio Bar Association
Online resources from the Ohio Bar Association on legal topics.

Wadsworth City Schools
The latest COVID-19 updates from Wadsworth City Schools, including food distribution information.

Public Assistance Simplified Application (released March 23, 2020).

The Garage Ministries
Assistance for at-risk youth in Wadsworth, as well as organizing food and clothing assistance. For more information or immediate assistance, contact Garage Ministries Director Laurie Beal at (330) 472-5063.

Faith Community

Crossroads Community Church
118 High, Wadsworth
Pastor Edward Largent | | (330) 658-1200

First Baptist
198 Mills, Wadsworth
Pastor Darnell Woods | (330) 336-3256

First Christian Church
116 E. Boyer, Wadsworth
Pastor Sarah West | | (330) 336-6697

Freshwater Community Church 
590 Hartman Rd., Wadsworth 
Pastor Scott Brooks | | (330) 336-3561

Grace Lutheran 
146 High, Wadsworth
Pastor Barbara Bartholomew | | (330) 335-6501

Mosaic Church 
625 Broad, Wadsworth
Pastor Adam Barton | | (3300 336-2337  

Northside Christian Church
7615 Ridge, Wadsworth
Pastor Robin Hart | | (330) 336-4622

Radiant Life Church
844 Hartman, Wadsworth 
Pastors Lance and Angel Porubsky | | (330) 335-1594

Sacred Heart of Jesus
260 Broad, Wadsworth
Father Joseph Labak | | (330) 336-3049

Salvation Army 
527 College, Wadsworth
Captain Tara Harrison | | (330) 335-2327 

United Methodist Church
195 Broad, Wadsworth
Pastor Don Ebert | | (330) 336-6689

Trinity United Church of Christ
215 High, Wadsworth
Reverend Adam Marquette | | (330) 334-2536 

West Good Avenue Church of Christ 
236 W. Good, Wadsworth
David Kenney, Evangelist | | (330) 334-1178