Worthington Community Resources

As a school district, Worthington Schools partner with numerous community organizations to ensure children are offered numerous opportunities to be involved in the community. In order to learn at their maximum potential, children must live in a safe and secure environment. This website organizes the vast resources available to our children and their families. 

At the school website information about each school as well as information on enrollment is available. You may also search for curriculum and instruction in the Worthington Schools. 

Worthington Schools offer a variety of programs after school. The programs are held at schools throughout the school district. Classes include Legos, chess, STEM activities, archery, yoga, and artistic activities.

The McConnell Center offers a number of classes to spur creativity in areas such as movement, ceramics, drawing, painting, and photography. The Center is open Tuesday through Sunday and is located at the corner of Dublin-Granville Rd. and Evening Street. 

The center offers a wide variety of opportunities for families. Swimming, preschool, school age and adult programming. Drama, American Red Cross Babysitting Clinics, and fitness activities are sponsored. The Center also provides activities when school is not in session during the school year. 

The Worthington Resource Pantry is available to help families during rough times. The Pantry is open on Mondays from 10:00 a.m. to noon; Wednesdays from 3:00 -7:00 p.m. and third and fifth Saturdays 10:00 a.m. to noon. The Pantry serves families in the 43085, 43016, 43065, 43229, and 43235 zip codes. Besides helping with food needs, the resource center can help families locate resources for navigating medical needs, furniture, and utilities.

This Pantry is open every Wednesday from 4-6:00 p.m., and every Saturday, from 7-10:30 a.m. The Smoky Row Food Pantry is a joint effort of dozens of volunteers and partners all around Northwest Columbus. There is no need to bring any proof of anything, an ID is helpful. 

The Worthington Library partners with Worthington schools so that students may download a book as well as reserve a book from the comfort of their classroom. They also offer homework help from 3:00 - 6:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Computers are available for student use. Other activities such as Coding Club, Pajama Storytime, and teen tabletop roleplaying club are offered. 

The Worthington Farmer's Market offers family the opportunity to purchase such items as fresh produce, grain fed poultry, grass fed cattle and  homemade goods. From May - October, the Market is held in downtown Worthington from 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and from November - April at The Shops at Worthington Place from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 

Should your family be in need of clothing, St. Michael Church, 5750 N. High Street, Worthington, Ohio 43085, offers clothing to families. Appointments are required; call 614-885-7814, leave your name, number, and your needs. 

The Worthington offers and indoor and outdoor pool experience. Student swim teams and dive team compete in a positive and supportive environment. 

Should you be in need of food assistance, health care services, Medicaid information or transportation services, the nearest Franklin County Department of Job & Family Services center is located at Northland Village, 1721 Northland Park Ave., Columbus, Ohio 43229, 614-233-2000. 

Multiple resources in the Columbus area for families in need of support or for those seeking programs in the area which enhance the life of children.