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Rise Center

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:
  • 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.

Use the search box below to find resources and programs that promote housing stability, such as healthcare, food assistance, job training, and more!




Contact Us

To learn more or be connected to RISE Center services, please call or email the RISE Center team at 614-421-4945 or risecenter@cmhanet.com.
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COVID-19 Resources

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).