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Non-Emergency Transportation Services

Do you need help getting back and forth to your medical appointments? If you are on Medicaid, do not have access to a vehicle, and your physician can verify a medical need, you may be eligible for our Non-Emergency Medicaid transportation program. This program will assist you by providing you a ride to and from your Ohio Medicaid providers.

ACT Celebrates 800 Transitions

In early 2000, shortly after the Supreme Court’s “Olmstead” decision, The Ability Center (ACT), utilizing its own resources, established the first Nursing Home Transition Program in the State of Ohio. The Ability Center’s vision was to empower individuals residing in institutional settings with the choice of where they live and how they receive care in their own community.

ADAI Tote Bag

Perfect for volunteers to carry equipment and treats and supporters to spread awareness of ADAI - our sturdy tote bag will be the perfect "go to" bag for any occasion.

ADAI Volunteer Coordinator, Audrey Johnson, will inform you when the bag is ready for pick up when the purchase is complete through the PayPal link below.

Noah’s Gift

The Ability Center was honored to receive a check from Noah Martinez, former Ability Center consumer. The gift of $1,000 was raised by Noah to donate in memory of late Ability Center staff member, Dennis Mussery. Dennis and Noah began working on independent living skills in November 2012. Building on employment capabilities and gaining valuable experience, Noah soon landed his first job after connecting with Dennis.

MLK Day 2018 – Harriet Ross Tubman

Born into slavery in 1820, Araminta “Minty” Ross, known to us as Harriet Ross Tubman, began to be “hired out” at the early age of five. Often beaten for being “headstrong,” at 13, while trying to protect a fellow farm worker, she was hit in the head by a metal weight thrown by an overseer. The severity of the injury would cause her to have seizures and headaches for the rest of her life. The injury would also cause her to have premonitions and vivid dreams. She would refer to these as “God communicating with her.”