CMHA's RISE Center serves as a centralized hub that provides access to valuable community resources for CMHA residents.
The RISE Center can help you coordinate access to supportive services in the following four areas: Economic Empowerment,
Educational Advancement, Health & Wellness, and Character & Leadership.
Some examples of available services include:
Use the search box below to find resources and programs that promote housing stability, such as healthcare, food assistance, job training, and more!
- Applying for emergency rental assistance, utility bill payment plans, and understanding your lease agreement.
- Signing up for health insurance, unemployment, and food assistance.
- Finding employment, housing, medical care, and educational opportunities.
- Managing health and well-being, including understanding illnesses and medications.
- Family planning, pregnancy care, and care for the entire family.
Housing Stability First (HSF)
Funding is available for CMHA families experiencing a hardship that may lead to housing instability. Expenses that can be paid through the Housing Stability First program include housing, utilities, medical, childcare, transportation, food, and more.
To be eligible to receive Housing Stability First funds you must:
Be a current CMHA resident in good standing
Have experienced a hardship within the past 30 days
Have exhausted all other community resources
Not have already received Housing Stability First funds in the past year
CMHA's Housing Stability First program is not currently accepting applications.
If you would like to be connected to other resources in the meantime please contact The RISE Center at firstname.lastname@example.org
CMHA’s Housing Stability First program was made possible by First Church of God.
There have been confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Columbus and Franklin County. The situation is rapidly evolving and the risk may change daily.
The latest updates are available from the City of Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control
and Prevention. CMHA is committed to providing our residents the resources they need during the pandemic. More information about COVID-19 can be found
at the links below.
Information about COVID-19 and COVID-19 prevention
County-specific information regarding COVID-19, including where to get testing if you feel sick and updated data for Franklin County
Coronavirus fact sheets in various languages
If you have any questions, you can call Columbus Public Health at 614-645-1519, or the Ohio Department of Health at 1-833-4-ASK-ODH (1-833-427-5634).
To learn more or be connected to RISE Center services, please call or email the RISE Center team at 614-421-4945 or email@example.com.
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