University of Northwestern Ohio

Community Resources

UNOH Safety Services


Campus Sexual Assault Victim Advocate (Confidential)

Pamela Silver
Crime Victim Services
Phone: (419) 222-8666
Direct Line: (567)-940-8271
The following information is a listing of some of the available services in the Lima area. The University of Northwestern Ohio Counseling Office does not make referrals.

Behavioral Access Center at St. Rita's


Hope Line

Free call Crisis Counseling and Referral

National Hope Line Network


Professional Psychological Associates

3745 Shawnee Road 419-999-2024 or 1-800-567-4673
Offers substance abuse and mental health counseling.
Accepts insurance

Coleman Professional Services

799 S. Main St. 419-229-2222
Offers substance abuse and mental health counseling.
Operates on a sliding fee scale (based on income).

Covenant Ministry Services

1130 W. Market St. 419-228-2070
Offers mental health counseling.
Operates on a sliding fee scale (based on income). Accepts insurance

Applied Behavioral Services

2371 Western Ohio Ave. 419-228-4555
Offers substance abuse and mental health counseling. Accepts insurance

St. Rita's Addiction Services

730 W. Market 419-226-9828
Offers substance abuse treatment
Offers immediate urgent mental health assistance in ER
Support groups for Alzheimer's, Chronic Pain, Fibromyalgia, Parkinson's and more
Please call for payment details

Life Management Center

915 W. Market 419-224-6222
Offers anger management courses

Crossroads Crisis Center

419-228-4357 Offers counseling to battered women, rape victims, and abused children
Free assistance
Does not have caller ID

Creative Counseling

2653 West Elm St. 419-222-5449
Offers counseling for mental health issues including grief and eating disorders
Accepts insurance

Allen County Health Department

219 E. Market 419-224-8200

Samaritan House

328 W. McKibben 419-222-4663
Emergency shelter for women with or without children

Lima Rescue Home

216 E. Wayne 419-224-6902
Emergency shelter for men

Mental Health and Recovery Services

529 S. Elizabeth St. Lima, OH 45804 419-222-5120
Support groups for the mentally ill on the second & fourth Tuesdays of the month at 7:30 p.m.

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI)

614-224-2700 or 1-800-686-2646

National Drug Information Treatment and Referral Hotline


Dayton Suicide Prevention Center

1110 Webster St. Dayton, OH, 45404 937-229-7777
24 hours /7 days a week

HIV/AIDS Testing Sites and Information

Allen County Health Department

219 East Market Street 419-228-4457
Testing on Tuesdays 4:00 - 5:30 and Fridays 2:30-3:30
Also does testing for other STDs Provides birth control education

Allen County American Red Cross

610 South Collett Street 419-227-5121
Testing on the first Wednesday of each odd month from 10:00a.m. -12:00p.m.

Information and Referral

Ohio AIDS Hotline 1-800-332-2437
National AIDS Hotline 1-800-342-2437
Drug Treatment Referral 1-800-662-4357

Aids Resource Center (ARC)

329 N. West St., Suite B 419-222-0827 or 1-800-252-0827
Provides prevention, education and support services for persons infected, affected or at risk of HIV and AIDS.

Acts as the primary resource for persons infected with HIV/AIDS by providing case management, housing assistance, support services, education, information and referrals Provides financial assistance with housing, utilities, HIV/AIDS related health services, health insurance payment plans and HIV/AIDS related medications for those with HIV/AIDS who qualify.