Community Resources

The internet is a community like any other. Resources are available to assist you with a wide-range of issues and concerns. Below is a listing of local and national website that you might find useful.

ChurchOther Local AME Church

St Steven AME Church
(419) 244-0402
812 City Park Ave
Toledo Ohio 43604

Arts and Entertainment

The Arts Commission – has a mission to develop and promote the visual, performing and literary arts in the Northwest Ohio community.

Juneteenth – is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States.

UpTown – is an arts and entertainment district in the City of Toledo.

Assisted Living / Rehab and Convalescent Centers

Franciscan Center
Redman Chambers
4111 Holland Sylvania Road

Glendale Assisted Living
Willie Braggs
5020 Ryan Road
Toledo, OH 43614

Sylvania Care and Rehab
Vivian Edwards
5757 Whileford Road
Sylvania, OH 43560

The Laurels of Toledo
Jannie Bester
Georgia Johnson
Lillian Webb
Lula Hicks
1011 Byrne Road
Toledo, OH 43607

Heartland of Perrysburg
Earcey Harvey
Lilia Backus
10540 Freemont-Pike
Perrysburg, OH 43551

Darlington House
Milton Ethridge
2735 Darlington Road
Toledo, OH 43606

Kingston Rehab Center
Carrie Moody
Maurine Simmons
4121 King Road
Sylvania, OH 43560

Ridgewood Manor
Irene Huff
3231 Manley Road
Maumee, OH 43537

Heartland Holly Glen
Margaret Fields

4293 Monroe Street
Toledo, OH 43606


Toledo Chamber of Commerce – a general information site for the City of Toledo and its businesses.

Faith and Religion

BeliefNet – is a tool to help people find, and walk, a spiritual path that will bring comfort, hope, clarity, strength, and happiness.

Cyber-Church – a resource that allows local churches to establish a presence on the web.

National Consortium of Black Women in Ministry – supports Black women in ministry both personally and professionally by cultivating communities of Black women in ministry across the United States and mobilizing them to impact issues affecting the well-being of Black women.


Ohio Historical Society – the African-American Experience in Ohio 1850-1920 is a digital collection brought together from a number of individual sources that include manuscript collections, newspaper articles, serials, photographs, and pamphlets.

News and Politics

Emerging Minds – is a Pan-African news and business magazine that is a distributes news to Africans in the United States, Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Jamaica, and Britain.

Northwest Ohio Peace Coalition – works to build a mass nonviolent movement for peace, social justice, and environmental responsibility.

Sojourner’s Truth – a newspaper serving the African American community in Toledo, Ohio.

Toledo City Paper – alternative weekly newspaper with local news and events.

Toledo Journal – weekly newspaper for and about Toledo’s African American community.

Toledo Speaks Out is a forum for residents of Toledo, Ohio and surrounding communities to voice their opinions on current events effecting their lives and their town.

Toledoans United for Social Action (TUSA) unites, organizes, and trains leaders from diverse congregations to build a powerful community voice.