4’s Army: Help for federal workers affected by government shutdown

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Call 821-4444 to reach the Call 4 phone bank from 4:30 – 7 p.m.

Below are resources for federal workers impacted by the government shutdown. Ohio Federal Employees Impacted by Shutdown (OFIS) Hotline: 1-833-876-0937 (this number is for those who live in Reps. Beatty, Stivers, Balderson congressional districts)

For those who live in another Congressional District, https://www.house.gov/representatives to find contact information for all Representatives

Mid-Ohio FoodBank (Franklin County outreach): 614-782-5503

Website: www.midohiofoodbank.org

SNAP information: 1-866-886-3537 (choose option 6, then option 2)

Ohio Office of unemployment insurance (Guidance about unemployment insurance for furloughed employees): 877-644-6562

Apprisen Credit Counseling Service: 614.552.2222

Legal Aid Society of Columbus (handles cases for people with legal issues in Franklin or Madison Counties): toll free at 1-888-246-4420


Franklin County Veterans Service Commission: visit downtown Columbus office at 280 East Broad Street (helps Franklin County veterans with rent, utilities, nutritional needs)

Columbus Department of Public Utilities (help for furloughed employees): 614-645-8276

Columbia Gas: 1-800-344-4077 to discuss payment options

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