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Feel Like You’re DROWNING?
The Ohio Benefit Bank (OBB), a program offered in partnership with the Governor’s Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives and The Ohio Association of Second Harvest Foodbanks, is a free service that simplifies the process, making it easier-and-faster for you to access the programs you need to feel healthy and secure.

The Benefit Bank can connect you with the support you need. You can use our free service to apply for public benefits, file your tax return or FAFSA, access veterans services, and register to vote. If you already know what applications you would like to complete, please click here.
2-1-1 for Benefit Bank
740-687-0500 / Email
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Help is Available for Ohio’s Children
You may be eligible for programs and tax credits, such as:
• Child Care Subsidies
• Child Tax Credit and Earned Income Credit
• USDA Child Nutrition Programs
• Ohio Women, Infants and Children (WIC)
• Health Insurance Coverage

Help is Available for Ohio’s Seniors
Find out if you are eligible for:
• Medicare Rx Extra Help
• Senior Community Service Employment Program
• Golden Buckeye
• Medicare Savings Program

Help is Available for Ohio’s Families
Find out in minutes if you qualify for:
• Food Assistance (Food Stamp) Program
• Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP)
• Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
• Health Coverage
• Cash Assistance
Screening is available for the following programs and services

• Cash Assistance
• Child & Family Health Services
• Child Care Benefits
• Children Bureau with Medical
• Fatherhood Program
• Food Assistance
• Handicaps Taxes
• HEAP Program
• Lunch Program
• Medicare Extra Help
• Medication Programs
• Prescription Assistance
• Senior Community Employment
• WIC Program
• Youth Mentoring