VISITOR’S & CONVENTION BUREAU HOTLINE

405 SW Public SquareSuite 272 | Troy, OH 45373 PHONE: 1-800-348-8993 WEBSITE: https://www.homegrowngreat.com/ Community connection allows us to tell the stories of our home, the things we are most proud of, the small businesses, events, and moments that truly connect with our need to be part of something bigger and more meaningful. Maybe that’s why people everywhere are drawn to Miami County We continue to […]

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VETERAN’S SERVICES (LOCAL) HOTLINE

510 W. Water StreetSuite 140Troy, OH 45373 PHONE: 1-937-440-8126 WEBSITE: https://www.co.miami.oh.us/562/Veterans-Services Service/Financial Assistance Information           Transportation Functions Preparation of VA forms, documentation of claims and pertinent data, proper submission of VA claims, follow-up on claims, transportation to VA medical centers, electronic selective service registration, and more. Emergency Financial Assistance Assistance with food, rent payment, utilities, or other essential needs may be provided […]

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OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS HOTLINE

PHONE: 1-505-891-2664 WEBSITE: https://oa.org/ Overeaters Anonymous (OA) is a community of people who support each other in order to recover from compulsive eating and food behaviors. We welcome everyone who feels they have a problem with food. The first meeting of Overeaters Anonymous was held in Hollywood, California, USA on January 19, 1960.  Rozanne S. attended a Gamblers Anonymous meeting two years earlier to help a […]

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OHIO CIVIL RIGHTS COMMISSION HOTLINE

PHONE: 1-888-278-7101 WEBSITE: https://crc.ohio.gov/ Mission & Values Mission Promoting positive human relations amongst Ohio’s diverse population through education and enforcement of laws against discrimination.  Core Values Service – Our employees are committed to fulfilling the promise of providing fair, unbiased, and professional customer service to all Ohioans. Integrity – As we fulfill our mission, we maintain that the defining qualities of our people is that of truth, […]

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EMPLOYMENT LAW VIOLATIONS, WAGE DIVISION FOR WOMEN AND MINORS HOTLINE

PHONE: 1-614-644-2239 WEBSITE: https://ohio.gov/jobs/topic-hubs/labor-law/labor-law Labor Law Ohio’s labor laws govern minimum wage, employment of minors, and prevailing wage. The Division of Commerce’s Bureau of Wage & Hour Administration administers and enforces Ohio’s Minimum Wage Laws (Ohio Revised Code 4111), Ohio’s Minor Labor Law (ORC 4109) and Ohio’s Prevailing Wage Law (ORC 4115).

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WESTERN UNION TELEGRAMS/MAILGRAMS HOTLINE

PHONE: 1-800-325-6000 WEBSITE: https://wucare.westernunion.com/s/customer-care-home?language=en_US About Us We help people and businesses move money for better—better communities, better economies, and a better world. OUR MISSION We believe that when money moves freely, good things happen. A business grows. A child goes to college. Emergency aid goes where it’s needed. We help people move their money to make good things happen.

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VETERANS ADMINISTRATION HOTLINE

PHONE: 1-800-827-1000 WEBSITE: https://www.va.gov/ About VHA The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) is the largest integrated health care system in the United States, providing care at 1,293 health care facilities, including 171 VA Medical Centers and 1,112 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics) to over 9 million Veterans enrolled in the VA health care program. Where is the Nearest Medical Center or other Health Care Facility? Use the Facility […]

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UTILITY CONSUMER- OHIO CONSUMER COUNSEL HOTLINE

Robert TongrenOffice of Consumers’ Counsel77 South High Street, 15th FloorColumbus, OH 43266-0550 PHONE: 1-800-282-9448 WEBSITE: https://www.consumeraffairs.com/resources/oh/ How ConsumerAffairs Works We want to prevent one-star experiences for consumers and brands. Our business model is set up to support this mission. Our Business Model Provide free resources We spend hours researching companies, analyzing reviews, and building tools to make your decision process surprisingly painless. Encourage buyer engagement […]

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USA.GOV HOTLINE

PHONE: 1-800-333-4636 WEBSITE: https://www.usa.gov/ U.S. Government Services and Information About the U.S.Have a question about the USA? Learn where to find answers to the most requested facts about the United States of America. Benefits, Grants, LoansLearn about government programs that provide financial help for individuals and organizations. Consumer IssuesLearn how to be a safe consumer, what to do when a purchase or service goes wrong, […]

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TTY FOR THE DEAF HOTLINE

PHONE: 1-800-243-7889 WEBSITE: https://www.nad.org/resources/technology/telephone-and-relay-services/tty-and-tty-relay-services/ The National Association of the Deaf (NAD) is the nation’s premier civil rights organization of, by and for deaf and hard of hearing individuals in the United States of America. Established in 1880, the NAD was shaped by deaf leaders who believed in the right of the American deaf community to use sign language, to congregate on issues important to them, and […]

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TAXATION DEPARTMENT HOTLINE

PHONE: 1-800-282-1780 WEBSITE: https://tax.ohio.gov/individual These resources are for individual taxpayers looking to obtain information on filing and paying Ohio income taxes, completing the ID confirmation quiz, and other services provided by the Department. The mission of the Ohio Department of Taxation is to provide quality service to Ohio taxpayers by helping them comply with their tax responsibilities and by fairly applying the tax law. The […]

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SUICIDE PREVENTION LIFELINE

PHONE: 1-800-273-8255 WEBSITE: https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ National Suicide Prevention Lifeline We can all help prevent suicide. The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals in the United States. The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support […]

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RUNAWAY NATIONAL SAFELINE HOTLINE

PHONE: 1-800-786-2929 WEBSITE: https://www.1800runaway.org/ Feeling alone and unheard can potentially place you in a dangerous situation. You may feel isolated from supports, and this isolation can lead to depression, anger, frustration and suicidal ideation. WE UNDERSTAND Your situation is difficult and you may be feeling a wide range of emotions. We’re here to help you sort them out and make a plan. We’re here 24/7. […]

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PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION HOTLINE

PUCO regulates providers of all kinds of utility services, including electric and natural gas companies, local and long distance telephone companies, water and wastewater companies, rail and trucking companies. PHONE: 1-800-686-7826 WEBSITE: https://puco.ohio.gov/

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PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE (CDC National STD & Aids Hotline)

PHONE: 1-800-232-4636 WEBSITE: https://www.cdc.gov/std/ The mission of the Division of STD Prevention (DSTDP) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is to provide national leadership, research, policy development, and scientific information to help people live safer, healthier lives by the prevention of STDs and their complications. This mission is accomplished by assisting health departments, healthcare providers and non-government organizations (NGO) through the provision of […]

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PRO SENIORS (SENIORS 60 PLUS) HOTLINE

PHONE: 1-800-488-6070 WEBSITE: https://www.proseniors.org/ Founded in 1975, Pro Seniors’ mission is to enhance the independence and quality of life of older adults by empowering them, by protecting their interests and by facilitating their access to resources. Pro Seniors provides education, advice, advocacy, representation and justice for seniors in Ohio through our three programs, all provided at no cost to clients.  If your Medicaid application is denied […]

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OHIO UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION /UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION CUSTOMER SERVICE LINE HOTLINE

PHONE: 1-877-644-6562 WEBSITE: https://unemploymenthelp.ohio.gov/

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OHIO DENTAL ASSOCIATION CONSUMER HOTLINE

PHONE: 1-614-486-2700 WEBSITE: https://www.oda.org/ Our Mission The mission of the Ohio Dental Association is to improve oral health and strengthen dentistry in Ohio by: Supporting, protecting and advancing the interests of member dentists; Providing resources to advance the dental profession; Improving dental team skills; Increasing public and professional oral health knowledge; and Improving oral health through increased access to care. Our Tripartite Structure When you […]

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NATIONAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HOTLINE (SAFE)

PO Box 90249Austin, Texas 78709 Vision: We envision a world where all relationships are positive, healthy, and free from violence. Mission Statement: We answer the call to support and shift power back to those affected by relationship abuse. PHONE: 1-800-799-7233 WEBSITE: https://www.thehotline.org/ 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year, the National Domestic Violence Hotline provides essential tools and support to help survivors […]

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NATIONAL CHILD ABUSE (A CHILD) HOTLINE

Through education, policy development, and advocacy, the National Child Abuse Coalition works improve federal policies that support families in order to prevent, and improve the public systems designed to respond to, child abuse and neglect. ABOUT THE COALITION Formed in 1981, the National Child Abuse Coalition has become the foremost resource on federal policy issues related to the prevention and treatment of child abuse and […]

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NATIONAL ALLIANCE FOR MENTALLY ILL (NAMI) HOTLINE

Our Vision NAMI envisions a world where all people affected by mental illness live healthy, fulfilling lives supported by a community that cares. Our Mission NAMI provides advocacy, education, support and public awareness so that all individuals and families affected by mental illness can build better lives. Our Values Hope: We believe in the possibility of recovery, wellness and the potential in all of us. Inclusion: We […]

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MISSING CHILDREN HOTLINE

Is your child missing? Immediately call your local law enforcement agency. After you have reported your child missing to law enforcement, call the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children at 1-800-THE-LOST (1-800-843-5678). If your child is missing from home, search through: Closets. Piles of laundry. In and under beds. Inside large appliances. Vehicles – including trunks. Anywhere else that a child may crawl or hide. Notify […]

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LEGISLATIVE INFORMATION OFFICE (HOUSE OR SENATE) HOTLINE

PHONE: 1-800-562-6000 WEBSITE: https://leg.wa.gov/legislature/Pages/ContactUs.aspx

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INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE (HOTLINE)

Helping people understand and meet their tax responsibilities PHONE: 1-800-829-1040 WEBSITE: https://www.irs.gov/

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HOUSING DISCRIMINATION (HOTLINE)

The Fair Housing Act The Fair Housing Act protects people from discrimination when they are renting or buying a home, getting a mortgage, seeking housing assistance, or engaging in other housing-related activities. Additional protections apply to federally-assisted housing. Learn about the History of the Fair Housing Act, and read Examples of the many forms of housing discrimination. Who Is Protected? The Fair Housing Act prohibits discrimination in housing because of: Race […]

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FRAUD IN GOVERNMENT COMPLAINTS (HOTLINE)

441 G Street, N.W.Mail Stop 4T21Washington, DC 20548 GAO maintains the FraudNet hotline to support accountability across the federal government. If you suspect fraud, waste, abuse, or mismanagement of federal funds, FraudNet can help report your allegations to the right people. After reviewing your allegations and obtaining additional information as necessary, FraudNet will refer your allegations to federal, state, or local agencies or departments, as […]

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FAIR HOUSING AND EQUAL OPPORTUNITY (HOTLINE)

What is Equal Opportunity in Housing? The objective of this program is to support fair housing throughout the United States and provide an administrative enforcement system that is subject to judicial review. Who is eligible for Equal Opportunity in Housing? In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must claim that you have been denied housing or financial assistance due to discrimination. PHONE: 1-800-669-9777 […]

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ENVIRONMENTAL INFORMATION AND PROTECTION (HOTLINE)

Central Office: Mailing Address P.O. Box 1049Columbus, Ohio 43216-1049 Physical Address Lazarus Government Center50 W. Town St., Suite 700Columbus, Ohio 43215 Everyone needs clean air to breathe and clean water to drink. We want to keep our environment clean, but we enjoy modern conveniences that create pollution, like air emissions from electric plants and automobiles and hazardous waste like leftover paint and cleaning chemicals. The […]

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CRISIS HOTLINE

Tri-County Crisis Hotline & Crisis Response Team* PHONE: 1 (800) 351-7347

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CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION (HOTLINE)

4330 East-West Highway Bethesda, MD 20814 CPSC is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of the thousands of types of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose […]

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CHILDREN OF AGING PARENTS (HOTLINE)

P.O. Box 167Richboro, Pennsylvania, 18954 Children of Aging Parents (CAPS) Description: Non-profit membership organization dedicated to the needs of caregivers of the elderly. National network of support groups. Offers information, referral, and counseling. Scope: National Number Groups: 65 groups Founded: 1977 PHONE: 1-800-227-7294 WEBSITE: https://www.cunniffdixon.org/resource/children-of-aging-parents-caps/

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CHILD CARE AWARE (HOTLINE)

Child Care Aware® of America (CCAoA) works with a national network of more than 400 child care resource and referral (CCR&Rs) agencies and other partners to ensure that all families have access to quality, affordable child care. CCAoA leads projects that increase the quality and availability of child care, conducts research, and advocates for child care policies that positively impact the lives of children and […]

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CAREGIVER ACTION NETWORK (HOTLINE)

1150 Connecticut Ave, NW, Suite 501, Washington, DC 20036-3904 Caregiver Action Network (CAN) is the nation’s leading family caregiver organization working to improve the quality of life for the more than 90 million Americans who care for loved ones with chronic conditions, disabilities, disease, or the frailties of old age. CAN serves a broad spectrum of family caregivers ranging from the parents of children with significant health needs, to […]

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AUTO RECALL/ AUTO SAFETY (HOTLINE)

1200 New Jersey Avenue, SEWashington, D.C. 20590 Our mission is to save lives, prevent injuries, and reduce economic costs due to road traffic crashes, through education, research, safety standards, and enforcement. PHONE: 1-800-424-9393 WEBSITE: https://www.nhtsa.gov/

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ATTORNEY GENERAL (CONSUMER PUBLIC ACTION LINE) (HOTLINE)

The Consumer Protection Section protects Ohioans from predatory and illegal business practices. With authority granted by the Ohio Consumer Sales Practices Act and other statutes, the section enforces laws that prohibit unfair and deceptive practices including but not limited to: false advertising, shoddy workmanship, and failure to perform services or to deliver goods. Consumer Protection works to protect Ohio consumers by conducting local and state […]

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ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE – (HOTLINE)

Alzheimer’s is a type of dementia that affects memory, thinking, and behavior. Symptoms eventually grow severe enough to interfere with daily tasks. PHONE: 1-800-272-3900 WEBSITE: https://www.alz.org/alzheimers-dementia/what-is-alzheimers

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OPPORTUNITIES FOR OHIOANS WITH DISABILITIES

HOTLINE 150 E. Campus View Blvd.Columbus, Ohio 43235-4604 Mailing Address400 E. Campus View Blvd.Columbus, Ohio 43235-4604 PHONE: 1 (800) 282-4536  1 (614) 438-1200 WEBSITE: www.ood.ohio.gov SERVICES: Vocational guidance and counseling Physical or psychological restoration Training Job placement assistance ELIGIBILITY: 1. The presence of a physical or emotional disability which substantially limits one from obtaining, maintaining, or preparing for employment. 2. A reasonable expectation that one will […]

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