Our Mission

Oberlin Community Services is a responsive community organization that provides direct assistance, referrals, outreach services and educational support to Oberlin, New Russia Township, and southern Lorain County residents who seek help meeting basic needs.



  • OCS Farmer’s Market

    Stop by OCS this August 23rd from 11am-1pm to pick up fresh produce from our free farmer’s market. You can walk through and select your own, or use our drive-through and have volunteers load a share into your car. If you choose to walk through, please be sure to park on South Street, we need the parking lot in the back to run the drive-though. We’ll also need extra volunteer help starting at 10am!

  • Summer Programs in Oberlin for kids

    Click to download a PDF of Summer Programs

  • Splash Zone Passes!

    The Splash Zone pool opens Friday, June 6th. For this year’s passes, you don’t need to fill out any forms. You can just stop by OCS (285 S. Professor) during office hours to pick up a daily pool pass. To qualify for a daily pass: Children must be ages 2-17, live in Oberlin, and qualify for free and reduced lunches. To pick up a pass, please bring a current utility bill or other recent mail that provides an address.