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

Amazing Grace AME Zion
1827 Oakwood Ave
Toledo, OH
(419) 537-0665

St Paul AME Zion Church
3047 Evergreen Road
Toledo, OH
(419) 536-5670

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

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.

Hospitals / Assisted Living / Rehab and Convalescent Centers

Concord Care Center
3121 Glanzman Road, Toledo, OH 43614
Portia Campbell

Darlington House
2735 Darlington Road, Toledo, OH 43606
Milton Ethridge

Genesis Senior Care
5757 Whiteford Road, Sylvania, OH 43560
Dorothy Trotter

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

Heartland Holly Glen
4293 Monroe St. Toledo, OH 43606
Rhonda Harper

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

Heartland of Waterville
8885 Browning Road Waterville, OH 43566
Walleen Ramsey

The Grove at Oakleaf Village
4220 N. Holland-Sylvania Road, Toledo, OH 43623
Brunetta O’Neal

The Laurels of Toledo
1011 Byrne Road, Toledo, OH 43607
Georgia Johnson
Marianne Thompson


Minority Business Assistance Center – University of Toledo’s general resource for minority business development in the area.

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.

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

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.