Beaver Local Community Resources
A.I.D., of Salem, Inc.
A.I.D. works extensively with other community resources to help residents of Northern Columbiana County with short term needs. These needs include; food assistance, utility payment assistance, and assistance to those with medical needs.
Christina Center for Women & Children
Office: 330-420-0845 Shelter: 330-420-0036
The Christina Center provides programs to schools, organizations, and other concerned groups regarding domestic violence. The Center offers sexual assault and rape crisis counseling.
Columbiana County Division of Children Services
Children Services provides a shelter (at an undisclosed location) for women and children who are victims of domestic violence. A division of Jobs and Family Services, Children Services provides services geared toward the protection of children, including:
- Providing assistance to families to ensure children live in a healthy and safe household.
- Keeping families together whenever possible, except those circumstances where the child is not safe.
- Finding a stable and safe place to live for those children who cannot live with their biological family.
Columbiana County Educational Service Center
The CCESC provides workshops and educator training in various areas of education.
The center provides direct and indirect service to students utilizing programs in:
- Innovative technology
- Special needs preschool program
- Programs tailored to those gifted/talented students
- Programs that allow students to enroll in college courses, gaining high school and college credit at no cost.
Columbiana County Health Department
The CCHD provides preventive health services through collaboration with state and local health agencies. Many services, including physician and dental services, are provided free of charge or by reduced fees to those residents of Columbiana County.
Columbiana County Job and Family Services
JFS provides services and public programs to assist those in need. Programs available are:
- Assistance programs which include; benefit recover assistance, cash assistance, food assistance, medical assistance, prevention/retention/contingency assistance, and nursing home assistance.
- Job assistance and job search programs.
- Child Support Enforcement Agency
- Children Services
- Child care expense assistance
- Adult Protection Services
- Transportation services
Community Action Agency
The CCA assists disabled, elderly, and low-income residents through:
- Credit Counseling
- Homeless assistance programs
- Food pantry
- Home repair and weatherization assistance
- Housing counseling and down payment assistance
- Cheaper healthcare/dental treatment
Counseling Center of Columbiana County
The Counseling Center provides on-site mental health services in five Columbiana County school districts. The center provides programs that support parents, siblings and care-givers. Youth services include intensive home-based, early childhood, and school-based treatments.
Family and Community Resource Center
The FCRC helps: children and adults with disabilities achieve developmental, functional, and academic goals; Prepare youth to become productive and independent adults; Help parents with the stress of raising disabled children.
Family Recovery Center
The Family Recovery Center provides programs that address substance use and abuse, mental health, education, prevention and stable living environments.
Help Hotline, Inc.
www.helphotline.org Lisbon Office: 330-424-7767
The Help Hotline provides crisis intervention, suicide prevention and intervention, referrals, support services and counseling services to those experiencing problems.
Lifeline of Columbiana County
Lifeline helps pregnant and expecting mothers through:
- Providing free and confidential accurate self-administered pregnancy tests
- Alternatives to abortion
- Lifestyle assistance and referrals
- parenting support groups
- Provide maternity clothes and baby clothes up to 18 months
www.salvationarmyusa.org Salem Office: 330-332-5624/ East Liverpool Office: 330-385-2086
The Salvation Army provides emergency financial assistance, emergency shelter, food and nutrition programs (food pantry), family counseling services, community recreation and education programs, and adult day care.
The Way Station
The Way Station provides:
- Emergency food assistance
- Clothing and other household items to those in need
- Emergency financial assistance with rent, mortgage and utility payments
- One bedroom housing unit available for emergency housing assistance
- Tutoring and child assessment
- Outreach and job readiness training