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Check out these links for planning healthy,
low-budget meals:

Healthy Dinners for About $10

Budget Cooking:  Feed 4 for $10

Healthy Dinner Recipes Under $3


Chillicothe-Ross County Public Library (CRCPL) cardholders now have access to over 6,600 courses through Lynda .com!

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CARVER COMMUNITY CENTER – 165 West Fourth St. 740-773-4242 Office hours 6:00 am- 6:00 pm Monday thru Friday. Child care for 3-5 year olds. After school program for 5-13 years old. Summer programs.

CHILLICOTHE CHILD CARE/ CHILLICOTHE CITY SCHOOLS LATCHKEY PROGRAM-Located at the Board of Education office at 235 Cherry St.740-772-4250 ext.121 and Worthington School-450 Allen St.740-779-1710-Monday thru Friday

CHILD CARE RESOURCE NETWORK (CCRN) – 1-800-577-2276-8:00 A.M. – 4:30 P.M. Monday thru Friday- Free information for childcare providers and families who need childcare services.

JOB & FAMILY SERVICES DAY CARE SERVICES-475 Western Ave. suite B 740-773-2651- 7:30 A.M.-5:00P.M. Monday thru Wednesday and Friday, 7:30 A.M. – 6:00 P.M.  Thursday-Closed noon daily for lunch- Day care expenses may be provided to those who qualify. Eligibility based on gross income and family size.

KIDZ CLUBHOUSE- 859 Water St. – 740-775-7772

NEW RIVER CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER- 3130 S. Bridge St. 740-772-5437

SAFE HAVEN CHILD CARE – 1555 Rozelle Creek Rd. Chillicothe 740-663-2054 Open 24 hours

WALNUT STREET CHILDRENS SCHOOL – 16 S. Walnut St. – 740-775-2525

YMCA DAY CARE– 100 Mill St. – 740-772-4340- 6:15 A.M-6:00 P.M. Monday thru Friday- Accepts children 3-12 years of age. Must be potty trained.

ZANE TRACE LATCHKEY PROGRAM-740-775-1304-6:00 A.M. until school starts, after school until 6:00 P.M.-Grades 1-6. $10.00 registration fee and hourly rate is applied. School age children in the Zane Trace School District only.

CLOTHING BANKS (call for times)

COMMUNITY OF CHRIST                              575 Douglas Ave.     740-774-6659                           Clothing Fridays 9 am- 11 am

HILLTOP MISSION CHURCH                       389 Lunbeck Dr.        740-663- 5160

OPEN DOOR CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP    3130 S. Bridge St.     740-663- 5397

SEVENTH – DAY ADVENT CHURCH          510 Metzger Ave.      740- 774-1295             Tuesdays 8:30am – 12:30pm

THE CHILDRENS CLOTHING BANK           146 S. Paint St.         740-774-4440

TYLER METHODIST CHURCH                     260 Mill St.               740-773- 1270


GOODWILL INDUSTRIES- 134 Consumer Center Dr. – 740-775-7799-9:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. Monday thru Saturday

SALVATION ARMY THRIFT STORE- 1419 N. Bridge St. – 740-775- 6995- 9:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M. Monday thru Saturday.


ADENA PEDIATRIC GROUP– 4439 SR 159 Suite G-10- 740-779- 4300- 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.  Monday- Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Saturday for emergency diseases.

ADENA URGENT CARE CENTER-55 Centennial Blvd. 740-779- 4000 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

BERGER HOSPITAL CLINIC– 600 N. Pickaway St., Circleville- 740-474-2126 or toll free 1- 800- 589- 2126. Office hours Mon-Sun 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL-700 Children’s Dr. Columbus- 614-722-2000. Accepts medical payments by sliding scale fee.

CHILLICOTHE FAMILY PHYSICIANS     60 Capital Dr. 740-779-4100

HOPE CLINIC 610 Central Center Message phone only 740-774-4606 MONDAY ONLY 5-7

HOPEWELL FAMILY HEALTH 1049 Western Ave.- 740-773-4366 Office hours 8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. Monday thru Friday- Services provided include general medicine, general nutrition counseling, immunizations, minor outpatient surgery, VD treatment, pregnancy exams and pediatrics. Visits by appointment. Open some days until 8:00 p.m. Open Saturdays, 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., emergencies only. Call for current schedule

GREAT SEAL FAMILY CARE CENTER    4449 State Route 159 – 740-773-8050- 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.  Monday thru Friday

PICKAWAY-ROSS FAMILY PHYSICIANS -100 N. Walnut- 740-774- 2263

ROSS COUNTY HEALTH DISTRICT– 150 E. Second St. 740-740-775- 1146- office hours 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday thru Friday; Clinics, Aids, Family Planning, TB immunizations are given Monday thru Friday- 8:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m., 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

SCIOTO- PAINT VALLEY MENTAL HEALTH CENTER– 4449 SR 159- 740-775-1260- 8:00 a.m. – 5: 00 p.m. Monday – Friday

SOUTHERN OHIO WOMEN’S CANCER PROJECT– 740-775- 7332- A grant funded project, women, age 40 and over, may qualify for a free pap test. Free pap tests and mammograms are available for women age 50 and over. Women’s health education is also available.

TRUSTED HEALTH CARE, INC  128 E. Main St. Bainbridge, Oh 45601 740-634-2013 various hours.

V.A. MEDICAL CENTER– 17273 SR 104- business hours, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday – Friday

WIC – WOMAN, INFANTS, AND CHILDREN – 150 E. Second St. 740-702-6709. Provides dairy, eggs, juice, cereal and formula.


CHILDREN’S DENTAL– 700 Children’s Dr., Columbus- 614- 722- 5650

CHILLICOTHE FAMILY DENTAL 30 N. Walnut St.   740-773-8384

CHRIS HANNERS, DDS & ASSOC. – 559 West St., Piketon. – 740-289-4218 or 1-800-606-9386. Also has evening hours

DAVID MUCKLER, DDS– 64 N. Walnut St. – 740-775- 6600- Accepts Medicaid by appointment only.

DAVID UPPERMAN, DDS– 624 Central Center- 740-773-4166

DOUGLAS LIN, DDS– 5180 E. Main St. Columbus 614-868-0718


FAMILY DENTAL CENTER 19 Executive Dr. 740-773-4066

MAGNOLIA DENTAL 11 Medical Dr.  740-775-8050

RONALD GRIFFIN DDS 1140 Western Ave.  740-773-8320

SMALL SMILES    2100 Morse Rd Suite 4655 Columbus    614-470-9840

STONECREEK DENTAL 1849 N. Bridge St.     740-773-2222



BUREAU OF CHILDREN WITH MEDICAL HANDICAPS– PO Box 1603, Columbus- 614-466-1700- BCMH has several programs to serve children with special health care needs and their families.

CHILDREN’S HEALTH INSURANCE PLAN, HEALTHY START & HEALTHY FAMILIES JOBS AND FAMILY SERVICES– 475 Western Ave. Central Center Suite B Chillicothe- 740-773- 2651- Free health insurance coverage to eligible Ohio Children, birth to age nineteen, coverage may include doctor’s visits, hospital visits, immunizations, prescriptions, vision services, dental services, health check-ups (including preventative care), and other services. Applications are available at Head Start.


Yoctangee Park
Chillicothe, OH
(740) 772-5626

Ross County Park District
Chillicothe, OH
(740) 773-8794

Hopewell Culture National Historical Park
Chillicothe, OH
(740) 774-1125
Open until 5:00 PM

Scioto Trail State Park
Chillicothe, OH
(740) 887-4818

Great Seal State Park
Chillicothe, OH
(740) 887-4818

Chillicothe Parks & Recreation
Chillicothe, OH
(740) 772-5626
Open until 7:00 PM

Walnut Creek Campground & Resort
Chillicothe, OH
(740) 774-1203

Earl H Barnhart “Buzzards Roost” Nature Preserve
Chillicothe, OH
Open until 6:00 PM

Pleasant Valley Wildlife Area
Chillicothe, OH
(740) 869-2365

Sun Valley Campground
Chillicothe, OH
(740) 775-3490

Waters Edge Canoe Livery
Chillicothe, OH
(740) 701-6432

Lake Hill Campground
Frankfort, OH
(740) 998-5648

Adena State Memorial
Chillicothe, OH
(740) 772-1500

Tar Hollow State Park
Laurelville, OH
(740) 887-4818

Shawnee Valley Campground
Chillicothe, OH
(740) 701-8765

Tar Hollow State Forest
Laurelville, OH
(740) 663-2538

Paint Creek State Park
Bainbridge, OH
(937) 981-7061