Providence House

Facts & Stats

See all of our highlights from the last year in our Impact Report.

View The 2022-2023 Impact Report

Who We Serve

Families seeking support from Providence House are often facing crises that affect their ability to provide for their child's essential needs or are looking for resources to help improve family stability through preventative services.

Last year, we served 1,077 children and families across 37 zip codes in Northeast Ohio

  • 203 children from 116 families in our Crisis Nursery
  • 65 families in our voluntary, 12-month Aftercare Program
  • 30 families in our Community Education & Resiliency Program
  • 337 families through our Community Referral Program
  • 326 families through Community Distribution Events

Most of the families we serve (90%) are living at or below the Federal Poverty Line.

Here's a look at why families who had a child stay with us reached out to Providence House:

  • 58% needed respite services for mental health and sobriety maintenance
  • 31% had a caregiver who lacked resources to meet basic needs
  • 17% were homeless or had unsafe housing
  • 17% had a family medical crisis
  • 8% were victims of or witnesses to violence
  • 7% had a mental health crisis

What We Do

At Providence House, our services and supports help families address immediate needs and achieve stability.

  • We Keep Children Safe by providing for their physical, emotional, developmental, and educational needs.
  • We Support Families through family preservation services to help them stay together, by connecting them to resources, and by cultivating nurturing practices.
  • We Strengthen Communities by advocating for underserved families and demonstrating the lasting impact of family preservation.


99% of the families who brought a child to stay in our Crisis Nursery stayed together after engaging with our services last year!

Here is a look at the feedback they shared with us:

  • 100% report their child was provided a safe, home-like environment

  • 99% said their overall experience was positive

  • 98% believed their child's daily care and medical needs were met

  • 98% said our staff was professional and supportive

  • 97% had confidence in caring for their child's medical needs at home

Our services also affect the long-term safety and stability of the children we serve. Learn more.