Students who qualify for Federal Student Aid may also qualify for community support like
food assistance, child care assistance, health coverage, and more. The Ohio Benefit
Bank is a program of the Ohio Association of Foodbanks, Ohio’s largest charitable
response to hunger. It has helped hundreds of thousands of Ohioans access life-changing
programs and resources, so give them a call at 1-800-648-1176 or check out their website
at www.ohiobenefits.org and find out how you can get started today.
In addition, Columbus State's Peer Advocates in Student Advocacy are certified as
Ohio Benefit Bank Counselors, which means they can assist students with the Ohio Benefit
Bank application. Students in need of Ohio Benefit Bank assistance can e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 614-287-5192 to schedule an appointment with a Peer Advocate.