Help for Residents

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Please note that we are working to keep all resources as updated as possible. However, the City of Hudson does not guarantee the accuracy of this information as things are changing daily.

Need Help? Want to Help?


Hudson, Ohio Helps

Hudson Ohio Helps is a resource created by Hudson residents that helps connect citizens needing assistance with volunteers in the area. 

Visit www.hudsonohhelps.org or call 330-362-2524 to ask for assistance or to volunteer.

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Things to Do StayAtHome

Food Pickup and Donations



Hudson Food Pantry

The Hudson Food Pantry is not accepting food donations until after March 28. To receive food, you must live in the Hudson City School District, present a valid photo ID, and fall within the Federal Income Eligibility Guidelines for Take Home Food. For more information visit Hudson Community Service Association Website.

Helping Hands

The volunteers of Hudson Community Service Association’s Helping Hands program provide emergency support (food, clothing, gas, utilities, rent, repairs) to those with financial hardship who live in the Hudson City School District. Resources outside of the City of Hudson (HEAP, PIPP, SNAP) that address long term needs are also provided.

For more information visit the Hudson Community Service Association website or call 330-671-9457 9 am - 5 pm Monday through Friday or leave a message.

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Christ Community Chapel Food Boxes

Christ Community Chapel is distributing 1,000 free food boxes every Wednesday from 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. Each box will feed 1 person, breakfast and lunch, for 5 days. Anyone in need is welcome.Do not exit your car. A member of CCC will load your car. 
Visit https://hudson.ccchapel.com/ for more information.

Our Community Hunger Center

Located at 9733 Ravenna Road, Twinsburg OH, this organization distributes food to those in need. People can drop off food or pick up food at the Twinsburg location.  For more information visit: http://ochc-food.org/ or call 330-963-FOOD.

State of Ohio Food, Cash and Medical Assistance


Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services offers assistance for those who qualify.

Childcare Needs


Visit the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services website for information about childcare during the COVID-19 pandemic, including which childcare businesses are currently operating.

Employment Information

Apply for Unemployment

If you have been unemployed due to coronavirus, you can apply for assistance here OR call 1-877-644-6562 or 614-387-8408 Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Requirements and eligibility information is located on the State of Ohio's website at https://unemployment.ohio.gov/Applying online is recommended because your wait will be shorter.

Additional Employment Resources

 

Tax Relief and Information



Federal Income Tax


The date for filing Federal tax returns has been postponed until July 15, 2020.  Learn more about coronavirus tax relief at 
https://www.irs.gov/

State Income Tax


The State also has pushed back the filing deadline to align with the Federal IRS deadline of July 15, 2020. For more information visit https://www.tax.ohio.gov/.

Local Hudson Income Tax


Hudson income tax is filed through the Regional Income Tax Agency (RITA). RITA has not issued an extension at this time.  Check the RITA website at https://www.ritaohio.com/ for any changes to the filing deadline for local 

Education/Higher Learning



Ohio Department of Education offers resources for schools, teachers and parents.

Student Loans Forgiveness: Visit the Ohio Department of Education.

Help For Seniors


Hudson Senior Services


The Hudson Senior Services Committee had previously compiled an easy reference for local senior services. While some may not be open during this time, it offers a good place to start if looking for help for your elderly family members. Visit: Hudson Senior Services Directory

Need Help Getting Groceries or Other Items?

Seniors can sign up for volunteer help by visiting www.hudsonohhelps.org.

Senior Shopping Hours


Mental Health/Domestic Violence


Anxiety and Stress


Ohio Department of Mental Health: The Ohio Department of Mental Health has a wealth of resources to manage anxiety and stress and assistance for mental health issues.

Mental Health Crises


If you are experiencing a mental health crisis or issue, call:

  • Mental Health Hotline: 330-434-9144
  • Addiction Helpline: 330-940-1133
  • Crisis Text Line: Text 4hope to 741-741
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK(8255)

Staying Safe At Home

If you are in immediate danger call:

Housing Options


Protect Against Scams


Fear and uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus pandemic could give rise to an outbreak of scams, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost Warns. Check the resources below for known scams and how to avoid being caught off guard.