Serenity House toll free: 1 800 942 9577
This emergency shelter provides a safe place for women and children who are victims of domestic violence. They are located in Ohio but mothers and children come from all over the United States. The Serenity house can always use donations because most of the victims that come through here have either lost, or had to abandon all their belongings. The shelter usually gets the most traffic in the colder times of the year.
Woodland Centers toll free: 1 800 252 5554
Mental health and family service establishment that has an in/out patient facility. Woodland Center’s offers crisis line help, housing help, drug treatment and mental health services.
Gallia county American Red Cross
The Gallia County Chapter of the American Red Cross has joined with the River Cities Military Family Support Community (RCMFSC) to reach out to local military personnel who have been deployed to overseas and domestic installations. RCMFSC is open to anyone who wants to support military personnel, not just those with family members in the military.
Families may also contact the following group members to pass along troop addresses: Peg, 446-7194; Ronna, 446-2959; Chris, 245-5589; and Chris, 441-7454. Addresses may also be given to the Red Cross by calling 446-8555.
The individual’s name, birthdate and deployed address should be included. Williams said RCMFSC sends out birthday cards to all military personnel on its list.
The deadline for submitting troop addresses is Nov. 10
Buckeye Community Services Toll Free: 1 800 531 2302
A private, non-for-profit agency providing residential services to persons with mental retardation and developmental dissabilities for nearly 30 years.
The Perennial Cat No kill cat shelter
3390 State Route 325 S
Thurman, OH 45685
(740) 645-7275 cell phone
The Perennial Cat shelter opened up in 2004 in rural southern Ohio to provide homeless and abandoned cats with a second chance at new, loving homes. Responsible cat ownership is a primary concern of the Perennial Cat organization. To this end, we try to provide public education in addition to housing healthy cats and providing adoption services.