A home for all

Stabilizing Families & Empowering Communities

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Our MISSION

Our mission is to strengthen the well-being of Franklinton’s children, families and community, and build a thriving equitable neighborhood.

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Our Work

Gladden Community House is a settlement house located in the heart of Franklinton on the near west side of Columbus, Ohio. As a mission driven     non-profit agency, we offer a broad range of social services to individuals, families, and groups.

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A NOTE FROM our PRESIDENT + CEO

Welcome to Gladden Community House. For over 115 years Gladden has been serving the families of Franklinton and the Columbus community, and I am proud to lead an organization with such a strong legacy.

Gladden truly is a home for all, and at the heart of any home is family. So whether you are seeking assistance, signing up to volunteer, or looking to donate to this impactful work you are a part of the Gladden family.

Nick Bankston

President & CEO

Emergency Assistance

$175,000 CARES ACT funds distributed in 2020 to combat the impacts of COVID-19.

Food

Security

Provided  340,000 meals to low income residents and families.

Early Childhood Education

Enrolled 27 children socially distanced  throughout three large classrooms.

Housing Stability

2,670  households served in Homelessness Prevention and Diversion Programs this year.

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