Resources for the Disabled Citizens of Ohio
Setting you on the path to physical and financial recovery
The following rehabilitation, vocational and charitable resources may help you cope with the physical, emotional and financial toll of an injury in Ohio. Keep in mind that these links refer you to privately-run agencies with whom Vanderhorst & Burgy, LLC has no particular affiliation. These links are provided as a consolidated resource to clients.
The Neighborhood Health Association (NHA) aims to make access to medical care available to all community members, regardless of their ability to pay. Uninsured and underinsured patients receive care at discounted rates at each of the eight NHA clinics, located throughout Ohio.
The Medicare program is available to: (1) Adults over the age of 65 who have worked in Medicare-covered employments for more than ten years; (2) Adults over the age of 65 whose spouses have worked in Medicare-covered employment for more than ten years; (3) Disabled adults who have received Social Security benefits or Railroad Retirement benefits for more than 24 months; and (4) Adults diagnosed with end-stage renal disease who meet other eligibility requirements.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services advise eligible adults, family members, and caregivers on the healthcare benefits available through Medicare and Medicaid enrollment. Their site also provides links to various online tools that can be used to secure benefits.
The Unison Behavioral Health Group offers confidential treatment options for children and adults with a history of substance abuse, mental illness, behavioral health issues, home-based family therapy or related circumstances.
The Harbor Corporation provides medical services through family medical clinics, access to adult day care services for individuals with developmental disabilities and career placement services through vocational programs targeted at individuals facing various barriers to employment.
The Area Office on Aging of Northwestern Ohio, Inc. is dedicated to helping senior citizens to obtain the services needed to maintain an independent lifestyle, where possible, or to apply for legal services when necessary.
The Zepf Center aims to generate an atmosphere of hope, recovery and career development for individuals with disabilities.
Career placement assistance
The Ohio Rehabilitation Service Commission's Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation provides career training and employment assistance to individuals with disabilities. Eligibility for assistance may depend on your work history, your education and your disability.
The Lucas County Department of Job & Family Services (LCDJFS) provides temporary assistance through stipends, food stamps, Medicaid, subsidized child care, adult protection, disability assistance programs and various related services. The LCDJFS also provides clients with individualized programs and career development opportunities to help individuals and families regain their independence.
Lutheran Social Services of Northwestern Ohio is a faith-based ministry that is composed of six branch offices, two family resource centers, three residential facilities and various specialized ministries throughout Ohio.
Catholic Charities provides emergency food, shelter, direct financial assistance, counseling and support to individuals in need.
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From offices located in Toledo, Vanderhorst & Burgy, LLC proudly serves clients throughout Lucas, Ottawa, Sandusky, Wood, Fulton and Henry counties in Ohio and Monroe and Lenawee counties in Michigan.