Black Swamp Area Council, Boy Scouts of America

Provides character building and recreation for boys.

Buckeye Y Youth

Provides character building and recreation for boys and girls.

  • 419-238-3546
  • 147 E Main St D, Van Wert, Ohio, 45891, USA
CERT – Community Emergency Response Team

CERT is an organization dedicated to preparing and training individuals and their families to help themselves and their community in the event of an emergency situation (natural disaster or other) that can arise. CERT’s goal during such events is to assist the most amount of people in the least amount of time.

  • Rick McCoy
  • 419-513-1000
  • P.O. Box 602, 1220 Lincoln Hwy., Van Wert, OH, 45891, United States
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CHP – Hospice & Adult Day Care

To provide comprehensive, progressive, community-based health care services to the people of NW Central Ohio and surrounding areas.

Convoy Sports Center

Provides summer recreation for children.

Crestview Latchkey

A before and after school program for school-aged children providing a safe and nurturing environment.

Crisis Care Line

Provides shelter, counseling, support, transportation and other related assistance to survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault and to their dependent children.

  • 419-238-4641
  • , Van Wert, Ohio, 45891, USA
Delphos Senior Citizens, Inc.

Provides a variety of services for senior citizens.

Family Health Care of Northwest Ohio, Inc.

Provides primary, dental and behavioral health care to individuals in our community who would most likely go without care.

FOA – Families of Addicts

Promotes educate, empower and embrace families, friends and individuals struggling with addiction by providing support and promoting recovery.

  • Shane Manson
  • 419-203-0200
  • P.O. Box 147, Van Wert, Ohio, 45891, United States
Help Me Grow

The Early Intervention program serves children birth to three years old that have a developmental delay, disability, or a medical diagnosis. Early Intervention provides services and supports as early as possible to enhance your family’s ability to meet the developmental needs of your child.

Junior Achievement

Junior Achievement educates and inspires young people to value free enterprise, business, and economics to improve the quality of their lives.

Lincolnview Latchkey

Provides a safe environment for children before and after school.

  • 419-968-2351
  • , Van Wert, Ohio, 45891, USA
M.A.V. Youth Mentoring

Provide all children facing difficulties a positive, professionally supported 1-on-1 relationship that improves their lives forever.

Middle Point Ballpark

Provides summer recreation for children.

  • 419-968-3053
  • 406 North Adams Street, Middle Point, Ohio, 45863, USA
Northwestern Ohio Community Action Commission

Provides a wide array of programs to low-income residents of Northwestern Ohio. NOCAC is committed to helping clients succeed in becoming self-sufficient members of their communities through the services they provide.

Ohio City Youth

Provides summer recreation for children.

  • 419-965-2515
  • , Ohio City, Ohio, 45874, USA
Salvation Army

Practices the love of God and aid in the concern for the needs of humanity.

  • Major Henry & Deborah Weigner
  • 419-910-9332
  • 120 N. Cherry Street, Van Wert, Ohio, 45891, USA
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Synergy Learning Center

A new agency to the United Way in 2020, was awarded funds for their Caring Closet which will provide students with basic needs such as clothing, hygiene products and a food pantry for families in need. The funds will also be used to introduce a reward program for students who practice positive behavior.

The Angel Foundation

The Angel Foundation is dedicated to fulfilling wishes for terminally-ill adults in Ohio.

Van Wert County Council on Aging

Provides a variety of services for senior citizens.

Van Wert County Family & Children First

Provides emergency services for families.

  • John Basinger
  • (419) 238-0648
  • (419) 238-3974
  • 205 W. Crawford St., Van Wert, Ohio, 45891, USA
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Van Wert County General Health District – Immunization Clinic

A new agency in 2020 was awarded funds for their immunization clinic which offers rewards to young children who show bravery during vaccinations. The VW County Health District strives to provide their clients with the best possible service in a friendly, honest and compassionate manner. Last year they served 1,924 clients and gave 4,469 immunizations.

Van Wert County Humane Society

A new agency to the United Way in 2020, VWCHS was awarded funds to help cover veterinarian bills, food, cleaning supplies and medical treatment expenses of the animals housed at the adoption center. Advocating for companion pets and focusing on the health/well being of the animals is the primary concern for the Humane Society.

Van Wert County Victims Services

At Crime Victim Services, we believe communities thrive when all members prevail over trauma and support one another with empathy and respect. Since 1981, we’ve been leading the way in education, advocacy, and outreach to facilitate healing in West Central Ohio. ​

  • 419-238-9800
  • 114 E. Main St. Suite 9, Van Wert, Ohio, 45891, USA
Wee Care Learning Center

The mission of Wee Care Learning Center is to assist all children by providing a consistent, secure and safe atmosphere in which each child can grow and develop at his/her own pace.  Also provides scholarships for at risk children.

West Ohio Food Bank

The mission of the West Ohio Food Bank is to find, rescue, and distribute food to people living in poverty through an efficient network uniting the public and private sectors; to raise awareness of the impact of poverty.

Westwood Behavioral Health Center, Inc.

Provides large and small group therapy, and skill-building activities. The participants receive instruction that help increases their individual living skills including meal preparation and activities of daily living.

Willshire Youth Activities

Provides summer recreation for children.

  • 419-203-1976
  • , Willshire, Ohio, 45898, USA
Wren Ballpark Association

Provides summer recreation for children.

  • (419) 357-2815
  • 110 W Jackson, Wren, Ohio, USA

Provides recreation and health education for people of all ages.


The mission of the YWCA is to eliminate racism, empower women and promote peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all through programming, victim services and focus on advocacy.