Wayne County, Ohio

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Website Resources:


2-1-1 Infolink:  2-1-1 is the telephone number set aside by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for information and referral on human services, and it facilitates the critical connections between people seeking to get or give help, and the appropriate agencies. To access 2-1-1 InfoLink, simply dial 2-1-1 from your home or cell phone. You may also access the online database of resources available in Wayne and Holmes Counties by visiting www.211wayneholmes.org.


Ohio Help Me Grow: www.helpmegrow.ohio.gov


Ohio Here to Help: OhioHeretoHelp


Orrville Public Library: http://www.orrville.lib.oh.us/


Wayne County Public Library: https://www.wcpl.info/


Click here for Summer Family Fun Ideas (compiled by family representatives)


For School District websites, click on School Community Partnership


For FCFC Member websites, click on Members


State Support Team 9: http://www.sst9.org/


Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children with Disabilities:  www.ocecd.org


Redtreehouse.org is designed to be a welcoming and vibrant online community of resources for Ohio families and professionals to help children and young adults (prenatal through age 25) meet daily needs, overcome challenges, and develop their fullest potential. Visit www.redtreehouse.org


Ohio Means Jobs: www.ohiomeansjobs.com


Also visit: www.wayneohio.org


Wayne County Events Calendar: www.waynecountyevents.com/calendar/calendar.aspx


For information on behavioral health services in Wayne County, check out our Mental Health & Recovery Board's website.


   Wayne County is Ohio's rural heartland with its rolling hills, lush woods, and scenic farmland, and has much to offer to both its residents and visitors. Wayne County is home to the cities of Wooster, Orrville, and Rittman, and is home to the villages of Apple Creek, Burbank, Congress, Creston, Dalton, Doylestown, Fredericksburg, Marshallville, Mount  Eaton, Shreve, Smithville, and West Salem. In addition to the rural scenery and the exciting offerings of the Wooster micropolis, Wayne County is also home to numerous world-renowned companies, including The J.M. Smucker Company, Wooster Brush Company, and LuK USA.

Quick Facts about Wayne County:

  County Seat Wooster
  Established August 15, 1796
  Land Area 555 square miles
  Population 114,520
  City of Wooster 43,204
  Median Age 37
  Median Household Income 41,802
  Poverty Rate  14.1%
  Children Living in Poverty 17%
  Children under 18 yrs old  29,253 (25.7% of the population)

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