We are a responsive community organization that provides direct assistance, referrals, outreach services and educational support to community members who seek help meeting basic needs.
Located in Ohio, we serve Oberlin, New Russia Township and southern Lorain County.
Summer produce distribution
Save the date! Summer produce distributions, coming up, September 28th and October 26th. Lots of fresh veggies to choose from!
OCS AND AMERICORPS
We are fortunate to have a new staff member, Brittany Lovett. As an Americorps VISTA member, she is our new Events and Grants Coordinator. Welcome, Brittany and thank you to Americorps!
"AmeriCorps VISTA members are passionate and committed to their mission to bring individuals and communities out of poverty. Members make a year-long, full-time commitment to serve on a specific project at a nonprofit organization or public agency. They focus their efforts to build the organizational, administrative, and financial capacity of organizations that fight illiteracy, improve health services, foster economic development, and otherwise assist low-income communities."
Another successful networking luncheon, this time with our community collaboratives. Thrive Lorain County, WE3, UCAN, OberlinKids presented. For more information on our Networking Luncheons, please call us at 774-6579.
Community Foundation of Lorain county names cynthia H. Andrews new leader
Oberlin Community Services is delighted to share the news: The Community Foundation of Lorain County Board of Directors has named Cynthia H. Andrews as its incoming president and CEO.
WISE (Women in Sustainable Employment) provides women job training and career coaching opportunities to assist them in finding sustainable employment. More >
See the flyer about the WISE Pathways Program Explorations Course, held September 12th-October 14th at OCS.
volunteer training schedule
Volunteer training classes are held every third Thursday of the month from 5:30-6:30 pm at OCS. Volunteers must attend a session at least once every six months. For more information, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator, Rosa Gadsden at email@example.com.