Strengthening and serving the

community one life at a time.

Strengthening and serving the

community one life at a time.

Holiday Schedule - Both Centers Closed
December 24-25, 2019
January 1, 2020



Holiday Schedule - Both Centers Closed
December 24-25, 2019
January 1, 2020





Family Resources

Volunteer Opportunities

ETFC is always in need of volunteers to help support our programs and services.  Volunteers share their time, talents and experience to encourage individuals potential and to help build pride within the community.  You can choose from various activities including tutoring, mentoring, helping with special events, office work, community clean-ups, collecting information, building maintenance, reading to children, assisting and visiting with seniors or even being a youth sports coach.  If you would like to volunteer,
call 419-691-1429, ext. 211 or email

Early Head Start

This program offers weekly home visiting sessions for families that have children ages birth to 3.  The program provides parent education and group socializations.  Call Staci for more information.


 Help Me Grow

The Help Me Grow program works with the families that have children aged birth to three years.  These programs provide assessments on child development,  parent support, parent education, service coordination and other needed services.  These services can be provided at the family's home or the East Toledo Family Center.  For more information please call ETFC or email


HEAP assists low income households inpaying their heating bills in the winter and summer months.  
The HEAP office is only open at ETFC from November 1 - March 31 and is by appointment only.  Call 1-866-504-7392 to make an appointment.

Navarre Park Health Center

The NPHC is operated by Neighborhood Health Association.  The Clinic is located in the lower section of the ETFC.  Services offered include pediatries, women's health & adult primary care.  For an appointment, call 419-696-1515 or visit


Pathways Program

Pathways is a program designed for expectant mothers to help reduce the number of low birth weight deliveries in Lucas County.  Expectant mothers are assigned to a Care Coordinator who's responsibilities include mentoring and monitoring the pregnant client's prenatal medical care including establishing a medical home and setting/keeping medical appointments to improve birth outcomes.  Our Care Coordinator will attend medical visits and make apointment reminders by phone and/or mail as needed as well as provide valuable Parent Education prior to the baby's arrival.  In addition, the Care Coordinator will help link families to resources in the community.  The Care Coordinator will continue to work with the mom after the child is born until her post-partum visit in which at this time the family will have completed participation in the program and becomes eligible for a program completion incentive.  For more information or to enroll in Pathways, call East Toledo Toledo Family Center at 419-691-1429.

Parenting Class

Parenting Class is held every Monday from 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. for parents that have children birth to age 3.  The class offered is a twelve week program and participants can join at any time.  The program covers many important topics such as child development, nutrition, responsive parenting and more.  There is a fee of $15/class.  For more information, contact Sandra at ETFC.

Shots for Tots

Shots for Tots is held every 4th Tuesday of the month here at ETFC.  There is a $10 fee per shot.  Please bring all shot records and/or Medicaid Card.  Call the Toledo Lucas County Health Department for information at 419-213-4121.

Supervised Visits

The Family Center provides a safe and wholesome atmosphere for parents to visit with their children.  Scheduling must be done one week in advance and is based on the availability of the Family Center.  All visits take place on site in a family friendly room with lots of activities.  The cost per visitation is $20 per hour payable before a visit takes place.  You may call Sandi at the Family Center to set up a visitation schedule.    

GED Preparation

ETFC partners with Penta Career Center to offer a basic skills class to help individuals prepare for the GED test.  Classes are offered Monday and Thursday from 3:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. here at ETFC.  For more information call Penta at 419-661-6555.

One Voice for East Toledo

ETFC is collaborating with neighborhood resident groups, service agencies/organizations, churches, schools, government entities and businesses to create a healthy and sustainable community for all stakeholders in East Toledo.  The center is knitting together the community by identifying the common needs in East Toledo by working with residents and other stakeholders.  The needs range from safety concerns, blighted properties and lack of youth programming opportunities.  Community volunteers are working to create a "whole community" way or thinking or "One Voice for East Toledo".  To learn more or become a part of the efforts, call Leslie at 419-466-4884, email or like One Voice for East Toledo on Facebook.

Ready, Set, Let's Read

Join our weekly early literacy play sessions for parents with children birth to age 3. 
Fun activities that include reading, dancing, singing and much more.  Home visits also available!  
Contact Esosa at ETFC to learn more about the program.

Shelter House Rentals

Rent the East Toledo Senior Center for a baby shower, graduation party or any other occasion.  It is available Friday evenings and all day on Saturday or Sunday.  Call the East Toledo Senior Center today to schedule a rental at 419-691-2254 or click here for more information.


The WIC office here at ETFC is operated by the Toledo Lucas County Health Department.  WIC helps income eligible pregnant and breastfeeding women, women who recently had a baby, infants and children up to five years of age who are at a health risk due to inadequate nutrition.  the office is open Monday - Friday and can be reached at 419-693-1116.



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