Emergency Shelter Program
Serving Knox, Ashland, Coshocton, and Holmes Counties

The Kno-Ho-Co-Ashland Emergency Shelter Program provides temporary housing to those individuals or families which find themselves in a homeless situation. Kno-Ho-Co-Ashland operates various scattered site shelters providing apartment accommodations for a home-like atmosphere. Families are able to remain together during this period. If shelters are full or unavailable in a certain area, motel accommodations can be arranged.   The Emergency Shelter staff work with the individuals and families providing case management to assist clients on the road to self-sufficiency.

Population Served:

Individuals or families who lack a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence are determined to be homeless.

Services Provided:

Temporary shelter in a furnished apartment for a limited stay.


To alleviate the plague of homelessness by providing shelter and supportive services so clients can acquire decent, safe, and affordable housing.

Income Guidelines:

No income guidelines.

Coshocton County Office
120 N. Fourth Street
Coshocton, Ohio 43812
Phone: (740) 393-3545

Knox County Office
309 S. Main Street
Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050
Phone: (740) 393-3545

Ashland County Office
1797 Seddon Court 
Ashland, Ohio 44805
Phone: (740) 393-3545

Holmes County Office
224 N. Clay St.
Millersburg, Ohio 44654
Phone: (740) 393-3545

Funding Provided by Ohio Development Services Agency, Office of Housing and Community Partnerships

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