American Red Cross
245 N. Fourth St., Coshocton, Ohio 43812
Phone: (740) 622-0228
Executive Director: Marlene Henderson
The American Red Cross helps to provide relief and safety to disaster victims and to also help residents prevent and prepare for all emergencies. They also help victims of disaster by providing blood from around the country. To schedule a blood donation, go to www.givelife.org.

Boy Scouts of America Muskingum Valley Council
734 Morehead Ave, Zanesville, Ohio 43701
Phone: (740) 453-0571
Executive Director: Ed Mulholland
E-mail: ed.mulholland@scouting.org
Senior District Executive: Jay Shankel
E-mail: Jay.shankel@scouting.org
Website: www.mvcbsa.org or www.scouting.org
Facebook:  Muskingum Valley Council
The Boy Scouts of America’s goal is to develop young boys who will be physically, mentally, and emotionally fit as adults. They focus on qualities such as courage, personal values and religious concepts. They also help young boys understand the American government, economic, and social systems, and instill pride about their American heritage and history.

Children’s Dental Clinic
Medical Arts Building; 406 S. 15th St., Coshocton, Ohio 43812
Phone: (740) 622-8421
Email: littlesmiles8421@sbcglobal.net
Sees children ages infant through 18 years old.

Coshocton C.A.R.E.S. College Access Program
405 W. Russell Ave., West Lafayette, Ohio 43845
Phone: (740) 502-6345
Website: ridgewood.k12.oh.us/hsCARES.aspx
Executive Director: Brian Crilow
E-mail: bcrilow@columbus.rr.com
Advisors: Coshocton: Nancy Hatem; Ridgewood: Brian Crilow; River View: Lynn Hill
Coshocton C.A.R.E.S. provides free career and college assistance to all Coshocton County students to help them reach their career goals.  Programming includes both individual and group advisory sessions at all high schools, a county-wide College Fair each October, College Financial Aid Workshops at each school, a FAFSA Assistance night each February, and College Campus Visits to area colleges.

Coshocton County Handicapped Society
1005 Main St., Coshocton, Ohio 43812
Phone: (740) 623-8001
Fax: (740) 291-8330
Contact: President Linda Ames
Their mission is to help individuals with certain handicaps realize and maximize their full potential. They assist these residents in living a quality life in and with their community.

Coshocton Senior Volunteer Program
201 Browns Lane, Coshocton, Ohio 43812
Phone: (740) 622-4852
Coordinator, Coshocton Senior Center: Pat Shryock
E-mail: pshryock@knohoco.org
Website: www.knohoco.org
This program helps individuals work for their communities by volunteering in the schools, planting gardens, computer programming, food distribution at the Senior Center, and much more. These volunteers are placed in a safe work environment where they can put their skills and experiences to work helping others. Currently, they have 20 non-profit work sites. They also have a travel club.

First Step Family Violence Intervention Services
604 Walnut St., Coshocton, Ohio 43812
Phone: (740) 622-8504
Helpline: (740) 622-9533
E-mail: firststepcosh@sbcglobal.net
Website: www.firststepcoshocton.org
Executive Director: Vicki Laudick
Their goal is to prevent domestic violence by providing intervention, direct services, life skills, and much more.

Girl Scouts Heart of Ohio Inc.
3230 Bowers Ln., Zanesville, Ohio 43701
Phone: (740) 454-8563
Fax: (740) 454-8111
Contact: Kendra O’Reilly
E-mail: koreilly@gsohioheartland.org
Girl Scouts of the USA is a program dedicated to helping young girls build character and success in their adult lives. They are partnered with committed adult volunteers who help them establish strong qualities such as leadership, values, social conscience, and conviction about their self-worth.

Maternal/Child Health Center
Coshocton County Health Department
724 S Seventh St., Coshocton, Ohio 43812
Phone: (740) 622-2999
Contact: Leanne Rohr
Website: www.coshoctoncounty.net/agency/health/mchprogram
Their goal is to eliminate health disparities, improve birth outcomes, and improve the health of women, infants, and children served by the center by providing immunizations and well child physicals.

The Salvation Army
219 N 4th St., Coshocton, Ohio 43812
Phone: (740) 622-0971
Contact: Majors Steven and Hermas (Erma) Pearl
Email: steven.pearl@use.salvationarmy.org or hermas.pearl@use.salvationarmy.org.
Website: www.salvationarmyusa.org
The Salvation Army is a Christian organization that is dedicated to helping the less fortunate in their communities through a variety of ways. People in the community may donate their time, money, or personal items such as clothing or furniture to aid the people in their community.

TLC (Tutoring, Learning, Contributing)
Muskingum Valley Educational Service Center
23640 Airport Rd., Coshocton, Ohio 43812
Phone: (740) 622-8699
Director: Kathy Raber
E-mail: kathy.raber@mvesc.org
An after school free tutoring program that operates with the volunteerism of students in grades six through 12 who serve as tutors for academically at-risk elementary students (1st, 2nd, 3rd) throughout Coshocton County.  Typically, all students are referred to the program by their teachers. TLC is for any student who is struggling and may need an extra boost.  Tutors help them with homework and also cover a lot of learning with interactive, hands on approach.  They use puzzles, flashcards, games and a variety of other resources to make learning fun.   All tutors earn Community Service hours that can be submitted on their college applications.  On-site supervisors provide materials, train tutors and work with parents of students being tutored.  TLC is currently funded by United Way, The Simpson Family Foundation, and fundraising.

RECREATION AGENCIES

Canal Lewisville Recreation
Contact: Angie Moses, Secretary
Phone: (740) 623-8551
E-mail: canallewisvillerec@yahoo.com
Website: canallewisvillerec.com
We are a recreation for Canal Lewisville area children who are interested in playing summer baseball, t-ball, or softball for ages of 5-14 depending on the team. Sign-ups begin each February.

Conesville Recreation
45688 TR 290, Coshocton, Ohio 43812
Contact: Lori Patterson
E-mail: mlmpatterson@gmail.com

Coshocton City Recreation
1400 Serena Dr., Coshocton, Ohio 43812
Phone: (740) 502-1510
Contact: Steve Jones
E-mail: steve.jones@cityofcoshocton.com
The park is located near Kids America and offers ball fields for high school, pony league, and little league. Also has a walking path, picnic area, a shelter, a dog park, and a 1/8 mile dirt track for remote control cars.

Ridgewood Recreation
Wendy Croy, President
P.O Box 66, West Lafayette, Ohio 43845
Phone: (740) 502-2590
Ages 4 – 14 softball and pony league for baseball. Also offers tee-ball.

Rising Tide Aquatic Club
Email: coshoctonrisingtide@gmail.com
Contact: Tonya McVay
A club established in the 1970s that teaches members the four basic strokes of competitive swimming. For ages 5 – 18 who can already swim without assistance. Made possible through the United Way and the Coshocton Foundation.

Roscoe Recreation
PO Box 982, Coshocton, Ohio 43812
Contact: Keeley Mickle, President
Phone: 294-2305
E-mail: zkmickle@yahoo.com
Summer youth baseball and softball ages 5 – 14.

Warsaw Youth Development
Contact: Trent Berry
Phone: (740) 502-7211
Little league for boys and girls 12 years old and under.

Union Rec
18001 SR 60, Warsaw, Ohio 43844
Contact: Wayne Russell
Phone: (740) 294-9164
T-ball for ages 4 – 6. They also have 9-year-old and 12-year-old girls softball leagues. Boys minor league baseball and major league baseball.

United Way of Coshocton County
402 Main St., Coshocton, Ohio 43812
Phone: (740) 622-4567
Website: coshoctonunitedway.org
Email: director@coshoctonunitedway.org

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