Assistance with Baby Items

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Assistance with Baby Items

Many agencies in the Columbus area can help you with things you need to care for your baby.

Birthright

Birthright offers emergency services and assistance for women with unplanned pregnancies. They provide referrals for prenatal care.

Helpline (toll free) 1-800-550-4900

Birthright also provides maternity clothing, layettes, diapers, wipes, blankets and vouchers for other items. No referral required for services. There are 2 locations:

4766 Skidmore St
Columbus, Ohio 43215
Mon-Fri 10am-1:30pm
614-221-0844

4766 N High St
Columbus, Ohio 43214
Tues, Wed & Fri 1pm-3:30pm
614-263-2514

CHLOE

CHLOE (Community, Health, Life Skills, Opportunities & Education) Earn credit to earn baby items by attending mentoring and education services to pregnant and teen moms in Franklin County. Programs include Teen Mom Connections, Plus One, Mentoring and the Learning Lab. Contact Connie for further information.

5959 Sharon Woods Boulevard
Columbus, Ohio 43229
www.chloeinc.org
(614) 477-1426

Choice Services

Parent resource center offers free maternity clothing, baby clothing, and other baby items. Open to the public; no referral needed. Located near 270 and Cleveland Avenue.

2584 Oakstone Dr
Columbus, Ohio 43231
Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 11 am to 4pm and 6 pm to 9 pm.
614-263-2229

Columbus Public Health Childhood Injury Prevention Program

This program provides reduced-cost car seats to low-income families. Expectant mothers at 35 weeks and caregivers interested in the reduced cost car seat program are required to attend a one-hour class to receive a car seat for around $30 to $40 or a booster seat for $10. There are free car seat checks at fitting stations throughout Columbus. Seats are available for children through school age. Call for classes, seat check dates, or an appointment.

240 Parsons Avenue
Columbus, Ohio 43215
614-645-7748

Joseph’s Coat

Offers clothing, furniture, personal care items and household goods to families in need. Furniture requires an agency-written referral by your church or local agency/organization. Near Mount Caramel East Hospital.

240 Outerbelt Street
Columbus, Ohio 43213
Tuesdays 6 pm to 8 pm, Wednesdays 9 am to 12pm, Saturdays 9 am to 12pm
614-863-1371

Kinder Women’s Care Center

Attend parenting and childbirth classes to earn coupons for baby clothing, furniture, cribs, wipes and blankets. Coupons can also be earned at TaP when you attend your prenatal visits. Appointments preferred. Walk-ins welcomed. There are 2 locations:

935 E Broad Street
Columbus, Ohio 43235
Monday-Friday 9 am to 5 pm
Saturday 8 am to Noon
614-251-0200
 3273 E Main Street
 Columbus, Ohio 43213
 Mon, Tues & Thurs 9 am to 5 pm
 Wednesday & Friday 8 am to 4 pm
 614-235-3000

Maternity Resource Centers

Free unlimited diapers, clothing and other baby items. No referral necessary but picture ID is required. ID for children that includes their name and date of birth, such as a birth certificate, is also required.

Immanuel Baptist Church

3417 Palmetto St.
Columbus, Ohio 43204
Wednesdays: 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Saturdays: 10am to 12:30 pm
614-272-7038

North end of west side of building, Blue and white sign over the door

Neighborhood Nest Program

Offers educational classes in which participants earn points and can redeem them for clothing, baby furniture, diapers, wipes, blankets, and cribs.

1000 Atcheson Street
Columbus, OH 43203
614-252-4941 ext. 230

Salvation Army Neighborhood Centers

Provide baby supplies, clothing and diapers and food, subject to availability at several locations throughout Columbus. Cribs and car seats available at times. Mothers can meet with caseworkers to receive vouchers to use in the stores.

East Main
Worship and Service Center
966 East Main Street
Columbus, Ohio 43205
614-253-6811

Southside
Service Center
888 South Parsons Avenue
Columbus, Ohio 43206
614-449-8066

West Mound
Worship and Service Center
2300 W. Mound St.
Columbus, Ohio 43204
614-274-7600

Citadel
Worship and Service Center
3622 Karl Road
Columbus, Ohio 43224
614-262-9611

Chapel at Worthington Woods
Worship and Service Center
60 Worthington Woods Boulevard
Worthington, Ohio 43085
614-846-1884

United Methodist Church for All People Free Store

Offers free clothing and supplies for pregnant women and infants. Also offers free food shopping.

946 Parsons Avenue
Columbus, Ohio 43206
Tuesday through Saturday
614-445-7342

Vineyard Columbus

Program is offered to support women who are experiencing an unplanned pregnancy. The resource center operates on donations from the community to provide baby items for infants up to 18 months for those in need. There are no qualifications to receive assistance but a 30 minute intake meeting is required. Items are provided 4 weeks before the mother’s due date and after the baby is born. Items may include baby clothing, bottles, diapers, blankets, pacifiers, formula, baby food, car seats, bouncers and swings.

6000 Cooper Road
Westerville, Ohio 43081
614-259-5467 or 614-259-5318

Westside Free Store Ministries

Provides free clothing and supplies for pregnant women and families with infants.

61 South Powell Avenue
Columbus, Ohio 43204
Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays
614-351-5480

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