With the help of our supporting partners and donors, Star House can give youth experiencing homelessness the chance to thrive.
We are thankful for our many service partners that provide services at our drop-in center and Carol Stewart Village. Below is a current list of partners:
2nd Nurture + Harmony Project: Offers a mentorship program to help build social and community connections while expanding residents’ networks.
Anthem: Provide tele-health medical care services for guests and residents.
Bed Brigade: Offers beds built by their team with care, including frames, mattresses, sheets, blankets and stuffed animals.
CareSource: The CareSource Life Services program helps enroll guests in health care services.
CleanTurn: Provides a specialized program for guests focused on life skills, cleanliness, and more, while also offering employment opportunities.
Columbus City Schools: Offers adult education (high school equivalency programming) and other micro-credentialing options.
Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA): Provides project-based vouchers for residents of Carol Stewart Village.
Columbus Metropolitan Library: Provides free technology training for residents in Microsoft Word and Excel.
Columbus Works: Offers a uniquely transformational approach to eliminating poverty in Central Ohio, through delivery of holistic job readiness services and their network of Employer Partners.
Columbus Public Health - Adolescent Sexual Health: Provide outreach and engagement for sexual health needs, STI testing, family planning and more.
Fairfield Homes: Provides property management for Carol Stewart Village.
Finance Fund: Serves as housing developer for Carol Stewart Village.
Franklinton Board of Trade: Offers transitional, on-site employment for residents through programs, such as Columbus Clean Up.
Franklinton Cycle Works: Offers work (and play) to educate the neighborhood about the personal, environmental, social, and physical benefits of biking. This non-profit also provides free bikes and maintenance to residents in need through their Bikes for Independence Program.
Franklinton Development Association: Provides a Financial Life-Skills Program to help residents at Carol Stewart Village better navigate the world of finances and housing with a $252 incentive for completion of the program.
Franklinton Farms: Offers a specialized program for residents at Carol Stewart Village, offering Franklinton Gardens as a space for restorative gardening, nutrition and emotional healing.
Franklinton High: Provides an opportunity to obtain a high school diploma, finish necessary credits and receive wraparound services.
Franklinton Rising: Offers construction trade education and job connection/placements after completion of the program.
Goodwill: Providing employment workshops focused around skill building, resumes, career coaching and more.
Integrated Services for Behavioral Health: Offers behavioral health, case management, counseling, and home-based supportive services.
Legal Aid: Offers legal services and representation in civil matters and provides legal advice and services to residents.
Lower Lights Christian Health Center: Offers HIV prevention, connection to primary care, and whole-person wellness. In addition, they provides access to PreP, HIV testing, and other preventative healthcare.
Mid-Ohio Food Collective 1) Serves as an established food partner, and 2) Provides assistance in helping youth sign up for food stamps and other benefits.
Mt. Carmel and Mt. Carmel Street Medicine: 1) Nurses visit on-site twice a week to provide triage to guests, and 2) Provide outreach and engagement for sexual health needs, STI testing, family planning and more.
Nationwide Children's Hospital: Nurses provide physical health care on-site.
The Ohio State University (OSU): With two offices devoted to a team from OSU, Star House hosts continuous, best practice research on approaches for meeting the unique needs of youth, ages 14 to 24, who are experiencing homelessness. Star House partners with OSU on several research projects. For instance, Carol Stewart Village is part of a five-year National Institutes of Health grant-funded study, the HOME Project, facilitated by Ohio State researchers. assesses for the first time the correlation between youth having a home and the prevention of opioid addiction.
Pass The Class: Volunteer tutors help guests with school, resumes, job applications and more.
Petals That Inspire: Offers on-site transitional jobs and building community through the creative art of floral design.
PNC Bank: Offers financial literacy education through seminars and workshops focused around budgeting, debt management and more.
PrimaryOne Health: Provide connection to behavioral health services and case management services for youth at Star House's drop-in center.
Southeast Healthcare: 1) Offers peer-to-peer support services and “Project Work,” which provides temporary employment to individuals with the ultimate goal of moving from their transitional employment to permanent employment in the community either full or part-time; 2) Provide services related to sexual health for guests and residents at Carol Stewart Village; and 3) Assist youth with employment assistance and vocational/tax services.
Wild Tiger Tees: Social enterprise partner that pays youth for work on-site
YouthBuild: Provides an opportunity to obtain a high school diploma, career tech education and training and job placement.
Star House thanks our corporate and philanthropic sponsors!
Aetna Foundation, Inc.
Albert R. Neff Fund
All Life Foundation
Alpha Delta Kappa Lambda Chapter Ohio
American Legion Auxiliary, Leasure-Blackston Unit 239
Bath and Body Works Inc.
Belly Dance Enterprises, LTD
Beta Theta Pi
Betsy and Bryan Ross Fund of the Lurie Family Charitable Fund
Carlson Law Office, LLC
Central Benefits Health Care Foundation
Central Point Church
Chaffin Luhana Foundation
Charles Schwab & Co.
City of Columbus
Clintonville Woman's Club
Coles Family Fund
Columbus Recreation And Parks Department
Cooking with Friends
Cooper Standard Foundation
Creative Options, LLC
Crow Works Giving Fund
Daniel and Christina Crane Fund
Dirty Frank's Hot Dog Palace
Discover Financial Services
Dominican Sisters of Peace
Donald B. Shackleford Conservation Fund
Dr. Bill Coulman, D.D.S., Inc
Dublin Community Church
Easton Community Foundation
Elizabeth Crane Fund
First Community Church
Franklin County of Ohio
Friendship Village Columbus Resident Assocation
George J. Igel & Co., Inc.
Geotechnical Consultants, Inc. / Anne Longo Memorial Fund
Gordon Flesch Charitable Foundation
Grace Polaris Church
Greek Ladies Philoptochos Society
Greek Olympic Society
Greek Orthodox Church
Happy Chicken Farms - Lackey Family Foundation
Harold C Schott Foundation
Herb and Judy Weisberg Fund
Ingram-White Castle Foundation
Installed Building Products Foundation
Interstate Gas & Supply
Irelan - Howe Family Foundation
Jack & Laura Fisher Family Donor Advised Fund
Jack O Partners, Inc.
Jamie Maze Real Estate, LLC
Jay and Meredith Crane Family Fund
Jewish Family Services
JME Hospitality Market LLC
John and Aggie Haslup Family Fund
John and Susan Boylan Family Fund
John B. & Dareth Gerlach Foundation
Joseph Creek LLC
JP Morgan Chase Foundation
Jubilee Cleaning Services
Karen M. Kaplan Drerup Philanthropic Fund
Keller Williams Classic Properties Realty
Konkus Marble & Granite
Liberty Street Interiors, Inc.
Lisa Pomarico, DDS, Inc.
Lord of Life Fellowship Church
Mansfield Plumbing Products, LLC
Mathias Family/ Flo Tooke
Mediaworks Marketing Inc.
Michael and Paige Crane Fund
Nationwide Children's Hospital
New Covenant Believer's Church
New Day For America
New Vision Church of Columbus
NiSource Charitable Foundation
NKBA Central Ohio Chapter
O'Connell Private Family Foundation
Office of the Ohio Attorney General
Ohio Capital Corporation for Housing
Ohio Department of Jobs & Family Services
Ohio Department of Health
Panel Town & Floors
Petroleum Underground Storage Tank Release Compensation Board
Phi Upsilon Omicron Gamma Alumnae
PNC Financial Services Group
Psalm 96:3 Fund
Radatz Class Admin Settlement Trust
Redeemer Lutheran Church
Rick & Libby Germain
Robert J. Weiler Family Fund
Robert L. and Anita L. Smialek Fund
Roby Company Limited Partnership
RSFI Office Furniture
Ruck-Shockey Associates inc
Russell W. and Tina A. Sherlock Charitable Fund
Ruth H. Engelberg Fund
Safelite AutoGlass Foundation
Sand Cherry Associates
Schneider Electric North America Foundation
Schoener Insurance Agency
Scioto Ridge United Methodist Women
Scott Elliot Smith LPA
Shepherd Church of the Nazarene
Short North Alliance, Inc.
Siemer Family Foundation
Smiley Dental Group
Smith & Hale LLC
St. Andrew Presbyterian Church
St. Thomas More Newman Center
Star Leasing Company
State of Ohio
Stauf's Coffee Roasters, LTD.
Tanny Crane and John Wolff Fund
The Columbus Foundation
The Columbus Foundation - Critical Needs Fund
The Columbus Youth Foundation
The Don McTigue Charitable Fund
The Eco Plumbers LLC
The First Congregational Church
The IGS Foundation
The Korean Church of Columbus
The Links Inc., Twin Rivers Chapter
The Little Garden Club of Columbus
The McConnell Foundation
The Mercator Club
The Ohio Arts Council
The Suddes Group for Impact
The Susan and Nathan Yost Fund
The Wexner Foundation
Thekla R. Shackelford Fund
Thirty-One Gifts Home Office Charitable Fund
Tiba Investments LLC
Timothy and Cynthia Kelley Fund
Tracie McGarity Interiors
Trip and Lexie Lazarus Fund
United Way of Central Ohio
W.K. Kellogg Foundation
Wendy's Community Giving Program
Wilce Student Health Services
William H. Davis, Dorothy M. Davis and William C. Davis Foundation
Wisne Mariea Family Fund
Wolfe Associates, Inc.
Women's Golf Association of the Lakes Golf & Country Club
Woods of Josephinum
Worthington Hills Country Club Inc.
Zachrich Software LLC