Human Services | The City of Lakewood, Ohio

Human Services


Department of Human Services

16024 Madison Avenue
Lakewood, Ohio  44107


The Lakewood Department of Human Services provides a continuum of responsive programs and services that enhance and promote the health and well being of individuals, families and the community.

Division of Aging

Division of Early Childhood

Division of Youth

  • Community Meals+-

    Congregate Meals

    Hot meals are served Monday through Friday at 11:45 am for people 60 years of age or older at two senior center locations. Transportation is available for Lakewood residents to both senior centers. Call (216) 521-1515 Monday through Wednesday to make lunch and/or transportation reservations for the following week.

    Home Delivered Meals

    Hot meals are delivered Monday through Friday to Lakewood residents 60 years or older who are homebound. Application process required. Call (216) 521-1515 for information. Special diet meals are available.

    Suggested donation for Congregate and Home Delivered Meals is $1.00.

    To learn more about congregate or home delivered meals, please call 216-521-1515 or send an email.

    Community Meals

    The Lakewood Community Services Center keeps a complete calendar of community meals in Lakewood. To have a look at those resources in the community, please click here.

  • County-wide Crisis Hotlines+-

    • Child abuse/neglect: (216) 696-5437
    • Imminent Danger: 911
    • Mental health emergency: (216) 623-6888
  • Facing Addiction+-

    Click here for information about the City’s Facing Addiction Program.

  • The Lakewood Foundation+-

    The Lakewood Foundation is a private, not for profit, community based organization. The Lakewood Foundation enhances the lives of Lakewood residents by serving as the fiscal agent for service groups and city departments. The trustees of the Lakewood Foundation supervise and support special projects they believe will further the well being of the Lakewood community.

  • Transportation Accessibility Program (TAP)+-

    Click here for information about the Transportation Accessibility Program.