Help for Residents

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.

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.

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 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: 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 online is recommended because your wait will be shorter.

Additional Employment Resources


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

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.