Adult and Basic Literacy Education (ABLE)
ABLE provides the services needed to prepare oneself for a career. With GED preparation and testing, reading tutors, and bilingual basic education, ABLE allows adults to make positive changes for their careers and lives.
85 North Park Place (440)354-5551
Around the Clock Home Care, Inc.
As the first supportive home care agency in Lake County, Around the Clock home care provides individual care for your loved one right from your home. A full staff of personal care aides, licensed nurses, and trained homemakers specialize in caring for those with everyday challenges, even if those challenges do not require skilled nursing care. CPR, AED, and First aid training and education are also available.
270 Main St., Suite 200 (440)350-2547
Lake County Bar Association
Founded in 1902, the Lake County Bar Association was established for any person who has been admitted to the practice of law. Today, this association continues to promote the development of law and law education, as well as advance the professional interests of its members.
25 N. Park Pl. (440)352-6044
Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Northeast Ohio
As the largest and oldest youth mentoring organization in the United States, this program is the most effective way to give back to the community and to future generations. The BBBS organization provides numerous opportunities to connect with and impact the lives of young people, including community and after-school programs. Here, one-on-one relationships with adult mentors help children to reach their potential and create long-lasting friendships.
8 North State St., Suite 360 (440)352-2526
Catholic Charities Services of Lake County
As one of over 1,700 Catholic Charities institutions in the United States, the Catholic Charities Services of Lake County serves the community by fighting poverty, supporting families, and encouraging all faiths. Celebrating its centennial in 2010, this long-standing organization continues to promote the age-old values of faith and love into the millennium by providing disaster response and reducing poverty in hundreds of communities.
8 North State St., Suite 455 (440)352-6191
As the recent recipient of the Organization of the Year award by the Mentor Area Chamber of Commerce, Crossroads is dedicated to providing children and adolescents with autism, counseling, and intensive, and psychiatric services to those experiencing emotional, behavioral, and substance abuse problems. Crossroads partners with local juvenile centers, schools, and other child services organizations to further dedicate itself to the welfare of young people. Services include early childhood programs, school-based interventions, home-based therapeutic care, and child psychiatry.
41 East Erie St. (440)358-7370
Fair Housing Resource Center
In 2000, the Fair Housing Resource Center became the combined effort of the Lake County Community Resource Board and the Lake County Fair Housing Office. Both were dedicated to the advancement of fair housing education and training, and merged to serve the community even more efficiently. Today, this organization provides services ranging from fair housing education and training to mortgage assistance and foreclosure prevention programs.
54 South State St., Suite 303 (440)392-0147
Family Planning Association of Northeast Ohio, Inc.
Established in 1970 to provide birth control and counseling services, the Family Planning Association of Northeast Ohio has grown immensely in the past 40 years. This organization now additionally provides pregnancy testing, gynecological and prenatal care, education workshops for reproductive health, screening for breast and cervical cancer, and more. The Family Planning Association has served over 60,000 men and women in northeast Ohio and is respectful of all reproductive and lifestyle choices.
54 South State Street, Suite 201 (440) 352-0608
88 N. Saint Clair St. (440)357-5225
Painesville, OH 44077
Grand River Partners
To serve as a land conservancy dedicated to protecting the Grand River, its tributaries and watershed. In this capacity, we assist landowners in the planning, managing, and protecting of their property through sound, cost-effective conservation practices
70 South Park Place (440) 357-4837
Hispanic Organization of Lake & Ashtabula (HOLA)
As an organization dedicated to the advancement of the Hispanic community in northeast Ohio, HOLA releases a bilingual bimonthly publication to both report current events and services in the Hispanic community and to educate others in Hispanic culture and traditions. The HOLA Journal (or El Periódico HOLA) has reached an estimated circulation of 5,000. This organization continues to serve the community by holding annual tax clinics in Spanish with Lake Erie College and hosting local information fairs that educate the Hispanic community in healthcare, employment, and business opportunities.
Home Care of Lake County
Utilizes registered and licensed nurses to care for those who are confronted with daily challenges at home. This organization provides nursing and personal care from within the home, as well as physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, and medical social services.
270 Main St. (440)350-2419
Developed through the Lake County Department of Job and Family Services, Hope Chest distributes new or gently-used clothing, linens and small household goods to those in need, free of charge. For more information on how to help, call the Hope Chest office number to make an appointment.
85 North Park Pl. (440)352-8963
Lake Communities Development Corporation
The Lake Communities Development Corporation is dedicated to the advancement of Lake County. For more information, please call the phone number above.
89 Chester St. (440)357-4400
Lake County Republican Party
The local affiliate of the party of Lincoln and an excellent place for the any citizen interested in politics. This organization can be found supporting local and national candidates, as well as sponsoring local seminars. The Lake County Republican Party is dedicated to its values and traditions, and continues to play a crucial role in the polls every election.
85 North Park Place (440)357-1200
Legal Aid of Lake & Geauga Counties
The Legal Aid of Lake & Geauga Counties is a part of the Legal Aid Society of Cleveland, one of the oldest legal aid societies in the world. It was established primarily to provide free legal assistance to those with low incomes, primarily immigrants. Today, this organization continues to provide assistance to those with low income, protecting the rights of those who may not be able to afford an attorney.
8 North State St., Suite 300 (440)352-6200
Lake County Lifeline, Inc.
Lifeline is an organization dedicated to helping families in crisis and helping them return to being self-sufficient. Their motto “First to help, then to teach” is a promise to aid those in need and teach low-income residents and families life skills designed to help “break the cycle” of poverty and maintain independence. As a participating agency of the United Way in Lake County, Lifeline is an excellent go-to for those seeking aid in their financial endeavors.
54 South State St., Suite 309 (440)354-2148
Mason’s Council #104
88 N State St (440) 357-5599
NAACP Lake County
One of the most influential organizations in the nation. It continues to support the advancement of African Americans in the area as well as in the nation. Founded in 1909, this organization is dedicated to social justice and actively promotes their ideals today.
88 North State St. (440)357-5599
Order of DeMolay
The Painesville DeMolay organization actively supports the advancement and development of skills in young men, from ages 12 to 21. This group implements fun and stimulating activities that promote the growth of leadership skills, civic awareness, and personal responsibility that is necessary to lead a happy, successful life.
88 North St. Clair St. (440)357-5225
Painesville Area Chamber of Commerce
Mission includes addressing business and community issues while striving to improve all aspects of the community. With its numerous benefits to its members, this organization strives to “make great businesses greater.”
One Victoria Place, Suite 265A (440)357-7572
Painesville Area Senior Center
As the only private non-profit senior center in Painesville, the Painesville Area Senior Center has plenty to offer its members. This organization offers healthy lifestyle exercise programs, educational offerings, social events, day trips, and local restaurant and salon discounts. Here, there is something for everyone to enjoy.
85 North Park Place (440)352-8095
Painesville Community Improvement Corporation (PCIC)
Dedicated to the physical, social, and economic revitalization of Painesville city. One of this group’s most well known events is Painesville’s Party in the Park, which has come to be Ohio’s largest free music festival over the past few years. Its contributions to parks and departments throughout the city have made it an enormous contribution to Painesville city.
Meetings: 2nd Monday every month at 4pm
Lake County YMCA—Hemphill Room
Rotary International of Painesville
The Rotary International branch of Painesville strives to advance service to the community and understanding of peace and goodwill in its members. Every year, the Rotary branch promotes youth leadership awards and programs, as well as supports numerous humanitarian efforts across the world.
Meetings: Every Tuesday at 12pm
Hellriegal’s Inn—1840 Mentor Ave, Painesville
Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), Post #2595
The VFW branch of Painesville is one that strives to aid veterans of war adjust to civilian life after returning home, as well as strives to protect the rights of these veterans. By volunteering in “Make a Difference Day,” National Volunteer Week, and contributing to American education and development, the VFW continues to hold their motto close: “Honoring the dead by helping the living.”
570 Liberty St. (440)354-9090
Western Reserve Counseling Service, Inc.
Established in 1973, the Western Reserve Counseling Service offers individual and family counseling to those in need. Located on Victoria Square, this service is in the heart of downtown Painesville and is close to home for those who need it. For more information on its services, please call the number above.
One Victoria Place, Suite 105 (440)352-8954
Painesville, OH 44077
Western Reserve Railroad Association
The Western Reserve Railroad Association is dedicated to the history and development of the Painesville Depot. As a new organization, it is striving to restore the building into a railroad museum of Lake County.
475 Railroad St.