Do you need rental assistance?

Franklin County provides assistance year-round for eligible families struggling to meet rent or facing eviction through the Prevention, Retention and Contingency (PRC) program. 


Franklin County families at or below 300% of the federal poverty level may be eligible for a one-time rental assistance payment of up to $1,500.

Adult Education Orientation:


Certificate Programs: 

Computer User Support Specialist

Office Administration

Personal Trainer

Audio/Video Technician

Our next orientation session will take place January 26-28! 


CLC is a dynamic and innovative agency providing services to individuals, families and neighborhoods across Central Ohio. Our mission is to increase employability, enable future education, encourage civic involvement and promote family stability and support. 


Relationships, partnerships and community... these keys are essential to the services and programs offered at CLC. 


Strengthening our community through ESOL, ABE, Basic Computer and Microsoft Training Courses, Language Courses etc.,  CLC assists individuals in our community on their journey of self-improvement. 


Investing in individuals to help them attain diplomas, start and build businesses, learn financial literacy skills, find employment and assistance for New Americans  are all services offered to our neighbors to empower them in their quest for a better future. 


Enriching your life and that of your family, CLC offers homework assistance, summer camp, after- school programs, tutoring, work experience, 

internships, job shadowing, life skills and career and life/wellness coaching. 


Our strength is amplified with collective action, and you can help make a difference with Columbus Literacy Council right now! The support we receive is a huge driver of the good work we do in addressing some of society’s most challenging problems. Get in touch today and join our community in making a lasting impact.

This is one of the simplest ways to help out our cause. We believe the best way for our initiatives to be successful is for the community to actively get involved. This is an easy and efficient way of contributing to the great work we do at Columbus Literacy Council. Get in touch with any questions about how you can Make a Donation today.

Your generosity and involvement makes CLC even better! Last year, volunteers donated more than 244,000 thousand hours in service to CLC.  You can help too! Be the one to help change lives through mentoring, tutoring, helping in the office and/or serving as a classroom assistant. CLC provides volunteer orientation and training. Please contact Kayla at or 614.282.7661 ext 2.

Partner with CLC and take advantage of this incredible opportunity to lend your support. Partnerships are a great way to contribute to our cause, and every little bit counts towards paving the path for a better tomorrow. To discuss ideas or explores ways in which we can partner to support services in Central Ohio, contact Joy at 614.282.7661 ext 721 or 

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Downtown Columbus:   92 Jefferson Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43215

Near East/Whitehall:  1394 Courtright Road, Columbus, Ohio 43227

Far East/Reynoldsburg: 5825 Chantry Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43232

Cincinnati: 6644 Coffey Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45230

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