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BGSU Firelands Library

Social and Family Services: Home

This LibGuide was made to help you get information about different social services in the area. Including, but not limited to, food needs, alcoholics anonymous, counseling services, unemployment, and others.


Assistance Programs

Sandusky Artisans Community Recovery Center

Health and Medical Services

Community Counseling and Mental Health Services

United Way of Erie County

Food Need Services


  • 1613 Hayes Ave. Sandusky, Oh. 44870
  • 419-627-8732
  • Hours of Operation: M-F 9am-3pm
  • Breakfast is served from 12-3pm. 
  • Showers are now open. 

Student Disablity Support Services

Job and Family Services

Veteran's Resources

BGSU Firelands PAVE Coordinator

  • Eric Robertson
  • Located in the TLC
  • 419-372-0843 On campus use extension: 20843

I can help you turn in your VA intent forms each semester, as well as, put you in contact with resources that are available to you as a student veteran if a need arises.


In the Community

  • Local Vet Centers

Vet Centers provide readjustment counseling and outreach services to all Veterans who served in any combat zone. Services are also available for their family members for military related issues. Check out the site above to find a center in your area.

  • The American Legion

The American Legion is a wartime Veteran's organization devoted to mutual helpfulness. It is a not-for-profit community-service organization which now numbers nearly 3 million members in nearly 15,000 American Legion posts worldwide. Use the site above to find a post near you.


  • United States Department of Veterans Affairs

The VA site is filled with information for Veterans returning home from war zones. It has resources for families of deployed or returning vets. In addition, you'll find information on physical and mental health and so much more.