Other Community Assistance


342 N Main St, Marion
Tuesday through Saturday – 10:00 to 3:00

Food Pantry by appointment only

Thrift store – clothes, furniture, household items, etc.



150 Court Street, Marion 740-387-0131
Tuesday – 5:30 to 7:30 pm
Thursday – 10:00 am to Noon

They have clothing, small kitchen items, bedding, and towels – NO FURNITURE


740-387-8560 / 1-866-635-3748

Various Family and Individual Benefits and Supportive Services offered.
PRC Program – minor children or a pregnant person in the house helps with:

  • Rent – with an eviction notice they can help every two years on a rolling calendar
  • Utilities – once a year on a rolling calendar
  •  Car repair if it is the only car in the family and needed transportation to work.
  •  Stoves and refrigerators – for a homeowner not a rental

Adult Protective Services, Ohio Means Jobs, Child Support, Child Care Vouchers, Cash Assistance, Medical Assistance, SNAP

LOVE INC – Phone Calls Only 740-382-3340

Monday through Friday – 9:00 to 11:30 am -Love INC is a wealth of information for people and can put them in touch with those that might be able to help.


317 W. Church Street, Marion 740-382-2156

Offers: Food pantry, soup kitchen, utility assistance, and much more



340 W. Fairground Street, Marion 740-387-7023

Offers: Workforce Development, Emergency Clothing Program, Housing Program, thrift stores

Marion Victim Assistance Program

223 West Center Street 740-387-4401

Victim of any crime call

Legal Aid Society of Columbus: 740-383-2161

– Simple wills, Powers of Attorneys, survivorship deeds, nursing home issues, Medicaid, Medicare, Housing, Consumer, Public Benefits, and Family Law issues.

Pro Seniors: 1-800-488-6070 Free legal hotline for older Ohioans

Income Tax Preparation

Ohio Heartland Community Action Commission late January to early April 740-383-2154 x 529

Marion Public Library:

445 E Church Street Marion 740-387-0992
Personal reader–magnifies the printed page for those people with low vision.
Book delivery–homebound patrons within the City limits
Large print books–large selection available.
Talking books–selection of Talking Book available to eligible individuals.
Audio books–large selection of fiction and nonfiction titles available on CD.

Burial Relief

A local non-profit organization created to help ease the financial burden of families faced with the expense of cremation. Contact local funeral homes in Marion for an application, or call 740-382-0200 financial need will be assessed

Durable Medical Equipment

Semark Rental Company: 740-382-5064 – Hospital beds, wheelchairs, walkers, and other health aids.

Lincare: 740-382-1611 – Provides a wide variety of respiratory services, as well as health aids, and medical equipment.

DASCO Home Medical Equipment: 740-386-5199 – Oxygen and respiratory services, health aids, and medical equipment.

Ohio Health Home Medical Equipment:  740-383-8095 or 800-300-7075 – Has a variety of respiratory needs; hospital beds, wheelchairs, walkers, etc.  Bathroom safety equipment; and more

Prescription Assistance

Patient Assistance Services, Inc.: 740-223-1501 – A nationwide patient advocate company, working with pharmaceutical companies to obtain free drugs. This program has a monthly fee and income eligibility.

United Community Prescription Program, through Ohio Heartland Community Action Commission: 740-383-2154 ext. 529 – Medications for those not having medical insurance.

Medical Insurance Information

Ohio Heartland Community Action Commission: 740-383-2154

Marion County Job & Family Services: 740-387-8560 – Medicaid information and certification.

Marion County Council on Aging: 740-387-0401 – OSHIIP volunteers to assist with Medicare issues