Ohio justice bus
Get the help you need directly from community partners at your Library. Services include:
  • Legal help
  • Education help
  • Food help
  • Housing, eviction, and rental assistance
  • Reentry
  • Mental health referrals
The current scheduled services are listed below. Click here for health services.
 
If you need immediate help, dial 211 to connect with the United Way.
 
If you are interested in providing a service, please complete this form.
Every other Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. | Main Library
  • Referrals to mental health and/or physical health services
  • Referrals to housing opportunities and programs
  • Referrals to eviction prevention resources
  • Information about CSMM programs and services
    • Emergency Services (meals, clothing, referrals, daily support)
    • Ready For Life program
    • Workforce Development classes
    • GED classes and tutoring
  • Answer questions/refer to other community resources

The Ohio Justice Bus is a mobile legal aid office that offers free legal advice to low-income residents. Residents can visit Library locations below to talk to an attorney privately about civil legal matters including debtor/creditor issues, foreclosures, bankruptcy advice, eviction, family law issues, and more. Services are walk up only (no appointment) and available on a first come, first served basis.

Free Legal Clinic | Consumer Law
(Tu) October 11: 10 a.m. – noon
Oregon
Talk to an attorney for free and privately about civil legal matters related to consumer law such as debt, bankruptcy, and more.

The Ohio Justice Bus is powered by the Ohio Access to Justice Foundation, American Electric Power Foundation, and the Supreme Court of Ohio. Presented in partnership by the Toledo Lucas County Public Library, the Lucas County Law Library, and the Toledo Bar Association.

First Tuesday of the Month from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. | Sanger Branch
Third Tuesday of the Month from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. | Oregon Branch
  • Behavioral health and counseling
  • Drug and alcohol addiction counseling
  • Emergency Choice Food Pantry
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee resource network
  • Financial stability program
  • Reentry transition services
With the TRIO Educational Opportunity Center (EOC), adults ages 19 and over can receive free one-to-one assistance with:
  • GED program referrals
  • Completing/processing college applications
  • Completing FAFSA applications
  • Student loan default resolution
  • Financial literacy training
  • Career exploration
TRIO EOC is a federally funded program through the U.S. Department of Education. 
To schedule an appointment, call (567) 661-7300.
 
First and third Tuesdays: Mott | 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Second and fourth Tuesdays: South | 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
First and third Wednesdays: Heatherdowns | 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Every Thursday: Main | 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.