Challenged Champions Equestrian Center 419-456-3449  

Therapeutic Riding and Equine Intervention for At-Risk Youth: providing physical, emotional, and mental rehabilitation.

Partner Agencies

The following is the list of local agencies partnered with the United Way of Putnam County. Included in the list are the programs funded by United Way dollars. These agencies provide a wide range of services, are governed by volunteer boards and meet high standards of accountability. Each year, these agencies complete a new funding application and then interview with the United Way Allocations Committee.

For more information on any of the United Way Partner agencies, follow the links included below.

American Red Cross, Putnam County unit 419-360-2260  

Disaster Services - prevention, preparedness and response.

Services to Armed Forces – includes care packages and emergency assistance.

To support our Partner Agencies, make a one-time or recurring donation today:


Checks can be sent to:    United Way of Putnam County, P.O. Box 472, Ottawa, OH 45875

Boy Scouts of America, Black Swamp Area Council 567-208-5012

 Scouting: Scouting provides a program for young people that builds character, trains them in the responsibilities

of participating citizenship, and develops personal fitness.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Putnam County   419-303-1478  

Youth Mentoring: Matches at-risk youth with positive adult mentors to help them reach their full potential.

School Based Programs: Peer to peer mentoring to enhance their well being.

Cancer Assistance Program (CAP) 419-235-6487

Mileage reimbursement, and medication and other assistance to cancer patients of Putnam County.

Crime Victim Services  419-523-1111  

Victims Advocacy: Assistance to victims of crime, including 24-hour rape crisis and domestic violence response, emergency shelter, and support groups.


Family & Children First Council 419-523-5951  

Wrap Around: Coordinates services for families with children with multiple needs.

The Parent Project: Provides free workshops for parents of high-risk youth.

HHWP Community Action Commission 419-523-5345

Emergency Prescription Assistance Program: Helps provide prescriptions to lower-income residents.


Ottawa Senior Citizens Association 419-523-5593  

Senior Wellness and Lifestyle Enrichment: Enhances the lives of seniors from all of Putnam County.  

Programs include fitness, education and recreation.


Putnam County Council on Aging 419-523-4121

Senior Transportation: Serves those 60 years and older, to enable them to remain independent

in their own homes for as long as possible.  

Pathways Counseling Center 419-523-4300  

Prevention Services: Provides education, skill building and alternative activities to encourage positive behavior and

prevent the use of drugs and the abuse of alcohol.

Medication Stop Gap: Assists lower-income clients with prescription needs and promoting independent living.

Putnam County Habitat for Humanity 419-523-9621

Critical Home Repair: Partners with families to make critical and necessary home repairs.

Putnam County HomeCare & Hospice 419-523-4449  

Caregiver Support, Managed Services and Respite:

Provide custodial care and in-home care services to those unable to pay.


Putnam County YMCA 419-523-5233

Open Doors program: Subsidizes the cost of membership and participation fees for those unable to pay.

2nd Grade Swim: Provides basic swimming skills, water safety awareness and life-saving skills.  

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