Because Qth originated in Columbus, Ohio, here is a list of central Ohio resources with which the Editor is most familiar.
Central Ohio Resources
Franklin County Youth Psychiatric Crisis Line (for ages 17 and under): 614-722-1800
OSU Star House: Offers food, shower, laundry, and a break from the streets for youth 24/7.
YWCA Family Center: Provides emergency shelter and services to homeless families.
Mid-Ohio Food Bank: Emergency food sites in Franklin County can be found by calling 211.
Ohio Department of Job & Family Services: Provides benefits and nutrition programs.
Equitas Health: Offers a medical center, testing and an HIV/STD hotline.
AIDS Healthcare Foundation: HIV medical care.
Planned Parenthood: Ten local centers providing sexual health information and services.
Kaleidoscope Youth Center: Provides daily drop-in programs, a daily meal, and supportive services to LGBTQ+ youth age 12-20.