how to become a warm client

WARM is primarily a resource center for food assistance and job services, but we also recognize that you and your family may be in need of other resources. Please review the information below to see how we can best serve you and your family through local partners. 


In order to become a client at WARM, you must live within the Westerville City School District or be referred by a business or local church partner. 

To secure your first appointment for Pantry Services, please call the HandsOn of Central Ohio Foodline at (614) 341-2282
(Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM)

If you are in need of rent assistance please call 211.

If you are in need of shelter call the toll-free homeless hotline at 1-888-474-3587 available 24 hours a day. 

Contact HandsOn Central Ohio for free comprehensive information and referrals 614-221-2255 or visit They can connect you with thousands of community resources, including: Clothing, Counseling, Furniture Referrals, GED Classes, Health Care, Holiday Programs, Job Training, Rent Assistance, School Supplies, Tax Preparation Assistance and Utility Assistance. 

If you have any further questions, please call the WARM office at (614) 899-0196