Here at The Ashland County Council On Aging, we offer many comprehensive services for Senior Citizens of Ashland County. You can learn about them below.
The Nutrition Program offers a diet of health and happiness. Each weekday you can join others for a hot nutritions meal and socialization at the Congregate Meal Site located at 240 East Third Street in Ashland.
Reservations for both nutritional programs should be made by calling or emailing at least one day in advance before 10:00 a.m.
The Home Delivered Meal Program can offer homebound seniors meals in their homes. A combination of hot and shelf meals may be provided to those who qualify for the program. These hot meals are delivered throughout all 15 townships in Ashland County.
Meals are delivered Monday-Friday, 10:30 a.m. and running until routes are complete. Call the Nutrition office to schedule an assessment for the program.
Our Homemaking Service can provide light housekeeping two times a month. This service is available to all Seniors in Ashland County Monday-Friday, with office hours from 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. We require a home visit prior to implementation. For an assessment call or email our Homemaking Manager at:
Our Legal Service can provide referrals and financial assistance if you need to see an attorney. We offer free 45 minute consultations with an elder law attorney. For questions, contact the director at:
Information and Referral/Activities
Our Information and Referral services are the first step towards answering your questions or helping you solve problems. We can assist you with Social Security, Medicare, HEAP, Golden Buckeye Cards, applications for government assistance, and completion of many types of forms. Our I & R Manager is certified as an OSHIP Volunteer and an Ohio Benefit Bank Counselor. We can provide information to make referrals to other resources if there is a need for a service we do not provide. Email:
Our transportation service provides safe door-to-door passage for those who cannot or should not drive. Transportation is available for all seniors 60 and above in Ashland County. Our vehicles are radio dispatched to provide a more responsive service. This service is available for trips such as medical, beauty shop or barber appointments, grocery shopping, as well as out of town, medical only, trips to Wooster and Mansfield.
Reservations for transportation services should be made by calling or emailing as soon as possible. Email: