Social Services

social services

Community Support Specialist and two dogs

Jim Young, MSW-LISW
Community Support Specialist
Newport Library
3730 Market St, Youngstown, OH 44507
330-744-8636 ext. 51657

If you need assistance in any area of your life, the Library’s Community Support Specialist is here to lend a hand.

Community Support Specialist Jim Young can help you with these needs and others. Contact him for assistance.

If you are struggling, we can provide assistance with the following:

• Help signing up for the COVID-19 vaccines. (More COVID information here>>)

• Assistance for the homeless

• Help with transportation or where to get a hot meal.

• Referrals for those dealing with addiction or mental health issues.

• Referrals to social programs.

• Family dynamic issues/parenting problems.

• Help with school-based issues with juveniles.

• Connecting veterans with proper resources.

• Instruction in navigating the Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security/Disability System.

• Adult Protective/Child Services assistance.

• Locate housing options or emergency shelters.

• Locate home repair or utility assistance.

• Conflict resolution.

• Assistance with Ohio Living Will/Medical POA/DNR application.

•  And so much more.

You are not alone.

Jim YoungJim Young, MSW-LISW

Community Support Specialist

Phone: 330-744-8636 ext. 51657


Newport Library
3730 Market St, Youngstown, OH 44507


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