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285 S Professor St.,
Oberlin, OH 44074
Open Weekdays
9am-12pm & 1pm-5pm
(440) 774-6579
  • Services


    Casework hours are during regular business hours, Monday through Friday. Feel free to come in during those hours for assistance. Please be sure to bring:

      • • a photo ID


      • • income verification, such as a pay stub or child support print-out


      • • current address verification, which can include a current utility bill or lease.


      • if you are looking for assistance with a bill, please bring the bill and/or shut-off notice.

    More details on services provided through our Client Service Coordinator can be found on the Emergency Assistance page. You are welcome to call our office first to consult briefly with our staff about whether or not you may be eligible to receive assistance, or to be referred to another organization that may be able to help.


    Food Services

    Our food pantry, which is usually a choice pantry, is open Monday through Friday 9-12 and 1-5 .  On the last two Thursdays of the month we try to stay open until 6pm, but please call first.We hold a distribution day on the second Saturday of every month. Visit our calendar or Calendar to find the date of our next distribution day.

    OCS provides services to residents of Oberlin and Wellington and the following townships: Brighton, Camden, Carlisle, Huntington, Kipton, LaGrange, New Russia, Penfield, Pittsfield, and Rochester.

    Are you outside our service area? Check this list of resources that may be nearby.