Numerous Mahoning Valley organizations provide shelter, food, clothing and other necessities for homeless and poor people in Columbiana, Mahoning and Trumbull counties. The Vindicator will run a monthly listing or organizations that provide direct help and/or refer people to other agencies for assistance.


Help Hotline Crisis Center Inc.: P.O. Box 46, Youngstown 44501-0046; Dial 211:Trumbull and Mahoning county residents/or 330-747-2696.

United Way of Youngstown and Mahoning County: 255 Watt St., Youngstown, 330-746-8494.

Salvation Army Mahoning County Area Services: 1501 Glenwood Ave., Youngstown 330-270-5999.

Catholic Charities Regional Agency: 2401 Belmont Ave., Youngstown; 330-744-3320

United Methodist Community Center: 139 E. Boardman St., Youngstown; 330-743-5149, food and clothing.

Rescue Mission of Mahoning Valley: 962 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Youngstown, 330-744-5486, food/shelter/clothing.

St. Vincent De Paul Food Bank: 317 Via Mount Carmel Ave., Youngstown, 330-746-1128, food.

St. Vincent De Paul Dining Room: 208 W. Front St., Youngstown, 330-746-4004, food.


Area Agency on Aging 11: 5555 Youngstown-Warren Road, Niles; 330-505-2300

Salvation Army in Warren: 270 Franklin St. SE, Warren; 330-392-1573, food/clothing

United Methodist Community Center: 760 Main Ave. SW, Warren; 330- 373-6480, food/clothing.

Warren Family Mission: 361 Elm Road NE, Warren, 330-394-5437/330-469-9107, food/shelter/clothing


Salvation Army in Salem: 1249 N. Ellsworth Ave., Salem, 330-332-5624, food/clothing.


Second Harvest Food Bank of the Mahoning Valley, 2805 Salt Springs Road, Youngstown, 330-792-5522. The food bank distributes food to 153 hunger-relief organizations in Columbiana, Mahoning and Trumbull counties. The Second Harvest affiliated hunger-relief organizations, by county, are:


Austintown Community Church, 242 South Canfield-Niles Road.

New Hope Church of God, 20990 Oak St., Beloit.

Fellowship Baptist Church, 18320 5th St., Beloit.

Bethel United Church of Christ, 25701 Buck Road, Beloit.

Christian Assembly of Youngstown, 5050 South Ave., Boardman.

Evergreen Seventh-day Adventist Church Pantry, 7668 Glenwood Ave., Boardman.

Good Hope Lutheran Church, 98 Homestead Drive, Boardman.

Positive Impact, 5248 Southern Blvd., Boardman.

Christ Community Church, 531 Neoka Drive, Campbell.

Difference Makers (St. Lucy Church), 404 Tenney Ave., Campbell.

Neighborhood Ministries/Kirwan, 75 Jackson Drive., Campbell.

St. John The Baptist Catholic Church, 159 Reed Ave., Campbell.

Christian Life Center, 6101 S. Raccoon Road, Canfield

Ursuline Sisters HIV/Aids Ministry, 4250 Shields Road, Canfield.

Lake Milton Mobile Pantry, 17930 Mahoning Ave., Lake Milton.

High Pointe Assembly of God Church, 5716 Struthers Road, Lowellville.

Victory Christian Center, 15 Bedford Road/U.S. Route 422, Lowellville.

Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 13519 Woodworth Road, New Springfield.

First Federated Church, 10786 Mahoning Ave., North Jackson.

Victory Harvest Ministries, 13243 Palmyra Road, North Jackson.

South Range Council, 410 W. South Range Road, North Lima.

Fellowship Food Pantry, 115 Frank St., Struthers.

Joshua’s Care Depot, 238 Elm St., Struthers.

Faith Community Church, 1919 E. Midlothian Blvd., Youngstown.

Metro Assembly of God, 2530 South Ave., Youngstown.

OCCHA Inc., 3660 Shirley Road, Youngstown.

Protestant Family Service, 496 Glenwood Ave., Youngstown.

Red Door Food Pantry-St. Johns Episcopal Church, 323 Wick Ave., Youngstown.

Help Hotline Drop-In Center, 1344 Fifth Ave., Youngstown.

St. Edward’s Conference, 240 Tod Lane, Youngstown.

Alpha & Omega First Baptist Church, 3120 Winton Ave., Youngstown.

Associated Neighborhood Centers, 1649 Jacobs Road, Youngstown.

Centenary United Methodist Church, 1413 Belmont Ave, Youngstown.

Neighborhood Ministries/ Rockford, 1402 B Dogwood Lane, Youngstown.

Nevels Temple Mission, 939 Elm St., Youngstown.

Oak Baptist Church, 320 Elk St., Youngstown.

Price Memorial AME Zion Church, 920 Dryden Ave., Youngstown.

Richard Brown Memorial Church, 1205 Elm St., Youngstown.

Rising Star Baptist Church Pantry, 2943 Wardle Ave., Youngstown.

E.B. Family Life Center, 7 S. Garland Ave., Youngstown.

Jerusalem Baptist Church, 2003 Wilson Ave., Youngstown.

Mount Zion Baptist Church, 827 Wilson Ave., Youngstown.

Sacred Heart Pantry & Kitchen, 400 Lincoln Park Drive, Youngstown.

Spanish Seventh Day Adventist, 155 Lansdowne Blvd., Youngstown.

Fish Samaritan House, 17 Kenmore Ave., Youngstown.

Needles Eye Christian Counsel, 74 Kenmore Ave., Youngstown.

New Beginning Assembly of God, 3000 Market St., Youngstown.

New Bethel Baptist Church, 1507 Hillman St., Youngstown.

People’s Chapel Church of God, 2145 Hillman St., Youngstown.

Temple Emmanuel Seventh-day Adventist Church, 108 W. Indianola Ave., Youngstown.

Mahoning United Methodist Church, 2214 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown.

Representatives of Christ, 1080 Salt Springs Road, Youngstown.

Beulah Baptist Church, 570 Sherwood Ave., Youngstown.

New Covenant Worship Center, 1900 Canfield Road, Youngstown.

St. Andrewes AME Church, 521 W. Earle Ave., Youngstown.

Victory Lutheran Church, 2110 Glenwood Ave., Youngstown.

Zion Lutheran Church, 3300 Canfield Road, Youngstown.

New Life Assembly of God, 2250 E. Western Reserve Road, Poland.

Poland Interfaith Pantry, 1940 Boardman-Poland Road, Poland.

The Concern Inc., 125 W. Ohio Ave., Sebring.


Cortland Area Cares, 115 B. Pearl St., Cortland.

Emmanuel Community Care, 2 N. State St., Girard.

Liberty Assembly, 6779 Belmont Ave., Girard.

Hartford Community Church, 3312 state Route 7.

St. Vincent De Paul, 18 E. Park St., Hubbard.

Salvation Army/Christians in Action, 59 Orchard, Hubbard.

Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church, 8148 Ulp St., Masury.

NESFACE, state Route 87, Community Building, Kinsman.

Good Shepherd Community Church, 4600 Eagle Creek Road, Leavittsburg.

Project Be Somebody, 4814 W. Market St., Leavittsburg

Open Door Community Church, 525 E. Marshall Road, McDonald.

Newton Falls Ministerial Association, 261/2 W. Broad St.

St. Mary and St. Joseph Church, 120 Maple Drive, Newton Falls.

Niles Community Services, Tiffany Square, Niles.

Pleasant Valley Church Share Outreach, 2055 Pleasant Valley Road, Niles.

Vienna Ecumenical Food Pantry, 4453 Warren-Sharon Road.

Champion Christian Church, 151 Center St., Warren.

First United Methodist, 309 N. Park Ave., Warren.

SCOPE, 220 W. Market St., Warren.

First Presbyterian Church, 256 Mahoning Ave. Warren.

Grace A.M.E. Church, 1137 Main Ave. SW, Warren.

Second Baptist Church, 1510 Main St., Warren.

Warren Seventh-day Adventist Church, 1645 North Road NE.

AFL-CIO Community Services, 3601 Youngstown Road SE, Warren.

Barnes Temple Church of God in Christ, 2618 Niles Road SE, Warren.

Howland Community Church, 198 Niles-Cortland Road.

Bolindale Christian Church, 2749 Fairview Ave., Warren.

St. James Church, 2532 Burton St. SE, Warren.

Austin Village Baptist Pantry, 545 Commerce St. NW, Warren.

Community Volunteer Council, 1642 W. Market St., Warren.

Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 140 Cherry Ave. NW, Warren.

Trinity Baptist Church, 235 Highland Ave. SW, Warren.

Warren First Assembly of God, 2640 Parkman Road NW.


Community Resource Center, 940 Pennsylvania Ave., East Liverpool.

Emmanuel Presbyterian Church, 16067 Park Blvd.

Fish of East Liverpool, 213 W. 4th St.

Kingdom’s Kupboard, 49345 Calcutta Smith Ferry Road, East Liverpool.

Long’s Run Presbyterian Church, 15851 Long’s Church Road, East Liverpool.

Salvation Army-East Liverpool, 413 E. 4th St.

Southern Community Center, 45 E. Main St., Salineville.

Three Loaves, 10510 Avon Road, Salineville.

First Baptist Church, 1401 Center St., Wellsville.

Way Station Columbiana, 42131 state Route 14.

Oasis Food Ministry, 39 Cherry St., Columbiana.

East Palestine Nazarene Church, 38 E. Rebecca St.

Grace Lutheran Church, Grant and Walnut streets, East Palestine.

First Church of Christ, 20 W. Martin St., East Palestine.

St. Patrick Church Pantry, 167 Main St., Leetonia.

Columbiana County Mental Health, 40722 state Route 154, Lisbon.

Community Action Agency, 7880 Lincole Place, Lisbon.

First United Methodist Church, 114 E. Washington St., Lisbon.

Lisbon Baptist Church Food Pantry, 6428 Lisbon-Canfield Road.

Crestview Churches Community Concerns, 46469 state Route 46, New Waterford.

Rogers United Methodist Church, 46361 Walnut St.

Salem Community Food Pantry, 794 E. Third St.

Salem First Friends Church, 1028 Jennings Ave.

Salvation Army-Salem, 1249 North Ellsworth Ave.

Food For Friends By Friends, 4615 Whinnery Road, Winona.

Knox Ruritan/Emmanuel Lutheran Church/North Georgetown Fire Department, North Georgetown.

To list your group or organization if not mentioned above, send the name and address to Where to Get Help, c/o The Vindicator, P.O. Box 780, Youngstown 44501 or by email to news@vindy.com. Put Where to Get Help in the subject line.

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