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With the help of our supporting partners and donors, Star House can give youth experiencing homelessness the chance to thrive.

Service Partners

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.

AEP Foundation

Akossage LLC

Albert R. Neff Fund

All Life Foundation

Alpha Delta Kappa Lambda Chapter Ohio

American Legion Auxiliary, Leasure-Blackston Unit 239


Anthem Foundation

Bath and Body Works Inc.

Belly Dance Enterprises, LTD

Beta Theta Pi

Betsy and Bryan Ross Fund of the Lurie Family Charitable Fund

Big Lots

Cardinal Health

Carlson Law Office, LLC

Central Benefits Health Care Foundation

Central Point Church

Chaffin Luhana Foundation

Charles Schwab & Co.


City of Columbus

Clarus Partners

Clintonville Woman's Club


Coles Family Fund

Columbia Gas

Columbus Recreation And Parks Department

Construction One

Cooking with Friends

Cooper Standard Foundation


Crane Group

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

Eamon LLC

Easton Community Foundation

Elizabeth Crane Fund

First Community Church

Franklin County of Ohio

Friendship Village Columbus Resident Assocation

Funny Bone

George J. Igel & Co., Inc. 

Geotechnical Consultants, Inc. / Anne Longo Memorial Fund

Google LLC

Gordon Flesch Charitable Foundation

Grace Polaris Church

Grace Fellowship

Grange Insurance

Greek Ladies Philoptochos Society

Greek Olympic Society

Greek Orthodox Church

Greer Foundation

Hair Artists

Happy Chicken Farms - Lackey Family Foundation

Harold C Schott Foundation

HER Foundation

Herb and Judy Weisberg Fund

Hinson LTD

Homestead America


IGS Energy

Ingram-White Castle Foundation

Installed Building Products Foundation

Interstate Gas & Supply

Impact 60

Irelan - Howe Family Foundation

Jack & Laura Fisher Family Donor Advised Fund

Jack O Partners, Inc.

JAE Company

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


M+A Architects

Mansfield Plumbing Products, LLC

Mathias Family/ Flo Tooke

Mediaworks Marketing Inc.

Michael and Paige Crane Fund

Miles-McClellan Construction

Monsanto Fund

Nationwide Foundation

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

Paulist Fathers

Petroleum Underground Storage Tank Release Compensation Board

Phi Upsilon Omicron Gamma Alumnae

Philanthropy Ohio

PNC Financial Services Group

PNC Foundation

Porter Wright

Psalm 96:3 Fund

Quantum Health

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 Downs

Schneider Electric North America Foundation

Schoener Insurance Agency

Scioto Ridge United Methodist Women

Scott Elliot Smith LPA

Shepherd Church of the Nazarene

Sherwin Williams

Shimmy Mob

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

TEGNA Foundation

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

UnitedHealth Group

Vineyard Columbus

W.K. Kellogg Foundation

Wendy's Community Giving Program

Westerville Rotary

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.

WSA Studios

Zachrich Software LLC

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