Amherst, OH
Financial Assistance

Everyone needs a little help sometimes. Whether you need some free food, diapers for your baby, a quick cash loan, assistance with your rent and utilities, some fresh clothing or a homeless shelter, you'll find the resources in and near Amherst, OH here to help you now.

Food Pantries

Food pantries give free food to local residents. There are 193 food pantries in the Amherst, OH area.

Utility & Rental Assistance

When you need money to pay your rent, utility bills or get through a difficult time, there are 59 utility payment and rental assistance programs in the Amherst, OH area.

Homeless Shelters

Temporary free housing for people in need. There are 23 homeless shelters in the Amherst, Ohio area.


Programs for free and reduced cost clothes and household goods. There are 47 programs in the Amherst area that offer clothing and other necessities.

Child Care

Free diapers, clothing and free or reduced cost daycare services for children of families in need. There are 20 child care programs in Amherst, Ohio.

Payday Loans

Payday Loans are quick easy loans for people in financial distress. There are 8 cash loan programs available to residents in the Amherst, Ohio area.

He that gives should not remember, he that receives should never forget.
-- Talmud

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Brunswick, OH: 24 miles away
Posted: August 18, 2018

I just started a new job and before I got this job I was looking for an job and was unemployed for almost 3 months and that's when everything with downhill. My rent is due now , among other bills. I h...

Sandusky, OH: 26 miles away
Posted: August 18, 2018

Hello I am a recent graduate of college. I found a job in my career but the job entitled a pay cut. I took the job but shortly after, I was laid off for the month of July....

Sandusky, OH: 26 miles away
Posted: August 18, 2018

I have called every charity, church, and community action center I could find and all they could tell me was "no funds available". Human Services could not help either. I set up a "Go Fund Me" page th...

Cleveland, OH: 30 miles away
Posted: August 18, 2018

Hello, I am a single mom of a developmentally disabled adult son. I was married to a retired Sargent in the army. unfortunately over the years he became a alcoholic. We recently divorced and I move...

Port Clinton, OH: 38 miles away
Posted: August 18, 2018

Hello i am a single mother of 2 and am in a tight spot right now. I am unable to work due to having medical problems that prevent my left arm from working correctly. After paying my utilities i do not...

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