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

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

FOA – Family 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

Junior Achievement


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

  • Mark Verville
  • 419-203-6619
  • PO Box 244, Van Wert, OH, 45891

Lincolnview Latchkey

Provides a safe environment for children before and after school.

  • 419-968-2351
  • , Van Wert, Ohio, 45891, USA

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.

  • 419-238-4544
  • 114 E. Main Street, Van Wert, Ohio, 45891, USA

Ohio City Youth

Provides summer recreation for children.

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

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.

  • Tony Langhals, Director
  • 419.623.5380
  • 205 W. Crawford St., Van Wert, Ohio, 45891

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.

  • Kathy Will, Director of Nursing
  • 419.238.0808
  • 1179 Westwood Dr., Van Wert, Ohio, 45891

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.

  • Deb Sealscott
  • 419.238.5088
  • 309 Bonnewitz Ave., Van Wert, Ohio, 45891

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.

  • 419-238-9918
  • 419-238-0227
  • 10485 Van Wert Decatur Rd, Van Wert, Ohio, 45891, USA

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.

  • Tommie Harner, CEO
  • 419-222-7946
  • 1380 E. Kibby Street, Lima, Ohio, 45802-1566, USA



Provides recreation and health education for people of all ages.

  • Nicole Benson
  • 419-238-0443
  • 241 W. Main Street, Van Wert, Ohio, 45891, USA



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.

  • 419-238-6639
  • 419-232-6361
  • , Van Wert, Ohio, 45891, USA


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