Providence House

Facts & Stats

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

View The 2021-2022 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 741 children and families across 28 zip codes in Northeast Ohio

  • 170 children from 94 families in our Crisis Nursery
  • 34 families in our voluntary, 12-month Aftercare Program
  • 35 families in our Community Education and Resiliency Program
  • 177 families through our Community Referral Program
  • 231 families through Community Distribution Events

Most of the families we serve (88%) 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:

  • 35% had a caregiver who lacked resources to meet basic needs
  • 33% were homeless or had unsafe housing
  • 31% needed respite services
  • 16% had a family medical crisis
  • 15% had a mental health crisis
  • 15% were victims of or witnesses to violence

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.


Our services are positively impacting children and families. In the past year:

  • 99% of families who had a child stay with us were reunited after successfully resolving the crisis situations that brought them to us!
  • 99% reported having a positive experience with Providence House
  • 99% of families felt their child was provided with a safe, homelike environment at Providence House
  • 97% of families felt their child's daily care and medical needs were met while they were with us

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