Local Social Services and Resources

There are many government, state, county and other social services and resources available in and near Camden to assist individuals and families.  Below you will find links to information on services related to the following:

    • Camden Area Food and Clothing Assistance
    • Crisis Hotline information
    • Health, Medical, Mental Health, Addiction Services and Safety
    • Employment, Education and Job Opportunities
    • Preble County Services
    • Housing Assistance & Home
    • PreSchool – HeadStart

 

CAMDEN AREA FOOD & CLOTHING ASSISTANCE

Little Shoppe of SharingProviding household items, clothing (all sizes child – adult), and food items to those in need.
100 S. Lafayette Street, Camden, Ohio  (Inside The Dover community center)

The Camden Fish (Food) Pantry – is open from 10:00 – 2:00 on the first Tuesday and Wednesday after the second Friday of each month.
56 N Main St, Camden, Ohio    (937) 452-6226

Higher Heights Church of God and The Preble County Shared Harvest Food Bank sponsors a food pantry at the Church from 3 to 5 p.m. on Tuesdays and 9 to 11 a.m. Fridays.
8111 US-127, Camden, OH 45311  (937) 452-3600

CRISIS HOTLINES:  

    • Preble County LOCAL Crisis Hotline: 866-532-3097
    • Crisis TEXT line:  Text 4HOPE to 741741
      Free, confidential, 24/7 Support
    • National Crisis Hotline: 800-662-HELP (4357)
    • Runaway Safeline:  800-RUNAWAY (786-2929)
    • Suicide Prevention: 800-273-TALK (8255)
    • Veterans Crisis:  800-273-8255 – then press 1
    • Youth Crisis:  800-442-HOPE (4673)

HEALTH, MEDICAL, MENTAL HEALTH, ADDICTION SERVICES & SAFETY

Domestic Violence Shelter and 24-Hour Domestic Violence Hotline – (937) 456-6891  (Confidential assistance and support by trained professionals and volunteer. Service sponsored/provided by the YWCA)

Gebhart Counseling Solutions, LLC Mental Health Service and In-School Program:  937-456-2805 (in Preble County)

Recovery & Wellness Center of Midwest Ohio – Mental Health and Addiction Recovery:  937-456-7684

Preble County TASC (Treatment Accountability for Safer Communities) – Juvenile & Adult Drug & Alcohol Treatment Services:  937-456-3443

Samaritan Behavioral Health – Mental Healthy & Addiction Recovery (Eaton offices):  937-456-1915

Sojourner Recovery Center – Residential Treatment Center:  937-336-5414

Butler Behavioral Health – Behavioral Health Services for All:  513-785-2160

Oxford Free Clinic – Free care for those in need.
Oxford, Ohio (513) 524-5426

McCullough-Hyde Memorial Hospital
110 N Poplar St, Oxford, OH 45056, (513) 523-2111

Preble County Public Health
615 Hillcrest Dr, Eaton, OH 45320, (937) 472-0087

EMPLOYMENT

Preble County Careers –  Posts jobs opportunities for businesses and companies in Preble County and assists potential employees in finding a job (you can post your resume there, etc.)  Also follow on Facebook to see regular updates of jobs listed.

Preble County Job and Family Services
1500 Park Ave, Eaton, OH 45320, (937) 456-6205

Preble County Success Program – a branch of the Butler County Educational Service Center
(514) 887-5505

 

PREBLE COUNTY SERVICES

Community Action Partnership of Preble Countyprovides  the following services and programs: Section 8 housing program, housing crisis response program, emergency food pantry, commodity supplemental food program, energy assistance programs (winter/summer), percentage of income payment plan plus, and home weatherization assistance
719 S. Main Street, Eaton, OH 45320,  (937) 456-2800 

Ohio Means Jobs (Preble County)a part of the American Job Center Network
1500 Park Avenue, Eaton, OH  (937) 472-2575

Preble County Council on Agingpartners with community in providing numerous services to assure the best quality of life for seniors (i.e., transportation services, in-home services, activities)
800 East St. Clair Street, Eaton, OH 45320, (937) 456-4947

Preble County Board of Developmental Disabilities
200 Eaton Lewisburg Rd, Eaton, OH 45320,  (937) 456-5891

Preble County Job and Family Services
1500 Park Ave, Eaton, OH 45320, (937) 456-6205

Preble County Mental Health and Recovery Boardcontracts and funds local agencies who provide mental health and addiction recovery services.
225 N Barron St, Eaton, OH 45320, (937) 456-6827

Preble County Public Health
615 Hillcrest Dr, Eaton, OH 45320, (937) 472-0087

Preble County Help Me Grow
615 Hillcrest Dr, Eaton, OH 45320, (937) 456-5160

Preble County Veteran Serviceshelping Veterans and/or dependents of Veterans with a variety of services
108 N Barron St, Eaton, OH 45320, (937) 456-6111
United Way of Greater Dayton (Preble County branch)
225 N. Barron Street, Eaton, OH  (937) 456-7171

YWCA Dayton
225 N. Barron Street, Eaton, OH  45320 (937) 336-5859

 

HOUSING / HOME

Community Action Partnership of Preble Countyprovides  the following services and programs: Section 8 housing program, housing crisis response program, emergency food pantry, commodity supplemental food program, energy assistance programs (winter/summer), percentage of income payment plan plus, and home weatherization assistance
719 S. Main Street, Eaton, OH 45320,  (937) 456-2800 

H.I.T. Foundation (Home is the Foundation)Assists with housing needs including homeless services, cold weather shelter, senior home repair, and affordable housing.
111 West Somers Street, Eaton, OH 45320 (937) 472-0500

Preble County Habitat for Humanity ReStorehome improvement story selling new and gently used furniture, appliances, home goods, building materials and more.
131 N. Barron Street, Eaton, OH 45320

PRESCHOOL – HEADSTART

Preble County Educational Service Center :  937-452-1090

 

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Oct
21
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7:00 pm Council Meeting @ Camden Town Hall
Council Meeting @ Camden Town Hall
Oct 21 @ 7:00 pm
You can find the agenda for the upcoming meeting and minutes here.
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10:45 am Meet with Ohio Statae Rep Warren... @ Town Hall
Meet with Ohio Statae Rep Warren... @ Town Hall
Oct 26 @ 10:45 am – 11:30 am
A staff member from State of Ohio Representative Warren Davison (who is the representative for our district) visits Camden to allow constituents in the community the opportunity to discuss and[...]
3:00 pm Higher Heights Church Food Pantry @ Higher Heights Church of God
Higher Heights Church Food Pantry @ Higher Heights Church of God
Oct 26 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Higher Heights Church of God in Camden offers a food pantry to those in need.  The Food pantry is open  on Tuesdays 3-5pm and Fridays 9-11am. To get food, you[...]
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6:30 pm Lions Club Meeting @ The Dover Community Center (former Methodist Church)
Lions Club Meeting @ The Dover Community Center (former Methodist Church)
Nov 1 @ 6:30 pm
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3:00 pm Higher Heights Church Food Pantry @ Higher Heights Church of God
Higher Heights Church Food Pantry @ Higher Heights Church of God
Nov 2 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Higher Heights Church of God in Camden offers a food pantry to those in need.  The Food pantry is open  on Tuesdays 3-5pm and Fridays 9-11am. To get food, you[...]
Nov
4
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7:00 pm Council Meeting @ Camden Town Hall
Council Meeting @ Camden Town Hall
Nov 4 @ 7:00 pm
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Nov
9
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3:00 pm Higher Heights Church Food Pantry @ Higher Heights Church of God
Higher Heights Church Food Pantry @ Higher Heights Church of God
Nov 9 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Higher Heights Church of God in Camden offers a food pantry to those in need.  The Food pantry is open  on Tuesdays 3-5pm and Fridays 9-11am. To get food, you[...]