Fostoria Senior Citizens Center

Is a pleasant gathering place located at 125 W. North Street and social outlet for the Fostoria 50- plus crowd. It organizes games, cards, entertainment and educational programs. It hosts monthly Wellness Visits from the Seneca County Health Nurses. 

Black Swamp Area Council Boy Scouts

Develops youth through character building activities, citizenship training, community service and career exploration. Boys 6-20 and Girls 14-20

Community Hospice Care

Provides emotional support, guidance, pain control and home health aides for end-of-life patients in their homes or nursing facility. It counsels and supports family members and conducts bereavement services.


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FACT (Financial Assistance for Cancer Treatment)

Provides assistance with cancer-related expenses including transportation, prescriptions, supplies and medical equipment for persons diagnosed with cancer.

Girl Scouts of Western Ohio

Is a structured program for girls 5-17 focusing on individual areas of interest, camp experience and organized troops. 

​Fostoria Area Habitat for Humanity

Develops decent, affordable housing in partnership with prospective owner-families. They build new homes and rehabilitate older houses in Fostoria and maintain the relationship with the new homeowners to assist them as needed. 

​DayBreak SAIDO Learning Center

Provides an innovative, non-pharmacological treatment that has been shown to reverse or reduce the symptoms of dementia among older adults. For most patients, memory improves along with sociability and quality of life. United Way funds subsidize treatment for Fostoria patients. 

PatchWorks House

Provides supervised visitation and exchanges for children whose families are in crisis related to abuse, neglect, divorce, custody and visitation problems. It conducts prevention programs. ​

Red Cross, North Central Ohio Chapter

Shelters, feeds and provides emotional support for local victims of natural disasters. It provides emergency contact services for family members of persons serving in the U.S. military. 

SCAT (Seneca-Crawfrd Area Transportation)

Provides public transportation within Seneca County and metro Fostoria for work, school, appointments, and special events. It transports individuals out-of-county for medical appointments. United Way funds make possible reduced fees for income eligible Fostorians. 

St. Vincent de Paul Society

Provides a hand up for individuals and families during their time of need through volunteer work, donations of household goods and clothing, and emergency funding. In 2017, 1,600 client requests were met. 

​Fostoria Learning Center

Offers adult training for a skilled workforce to fill jobs currently available in the greater Fostoria area. It fosters economic and workforce development, a culture of lifelong learning and a better life for all who choose to live in Fostoria. 


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​Camp Fire Northwest Ohio

Conducts self-reliance classes at the middle school and a life skills course at the high-school. It leads a traditional after school club at the Fostoria Townhomes. 

​Geary Family YMCA

Receives United Way funds to support youth sports programs, member scholarships, the childcare program and swimming lessons for all ages. 

First Step Healthy Family Resource Center

Is a shelter for victims of domestic violence and their children. It has a 24-hour support line, women's enrichment series, and outreach programs for men, women and children.