Buckeye Hills Regional Council

A vast shortage of homeless shelters: Housing insecurity in Ohio’s Appalachian counties

BY: - August 21, 2023

This is the first part of an ongoing series looking at homelessness and housing insecurity in rural Ohio counties.  The Adams County Shelter for the Homeless can house up to 17 individuals at a time.  But that is only able to shelter a fraction of those facing housing insecurity in the Appalachian county on the […]

Child health in Ohio impacted by food insecurity, racial disparities, broadband access. Pandemic impact still unknown.

BY: - August 14, 2020

Infant mortality, broadband connectivity, and racial disparities have been named as major impacts on child health and success, especially as the pandemic continues to create uncertainty educationally and economically throughout the state. A state child advocacy group released its analysis of child welfare before the pandemic, and said the data should be a guide for […]

Southeast Ohio spells out critical needs for funding

BY: - July 30, 2020

Southeast Ohio is a place known for being rural, independent, and unafraid to ask for what it needs.  The COVID-19 crisis hasn’t changed that, especially with mass business closures, higher education in the area taking a big hit, and broadband issues continuing as remote learning becomes more and more important for all students. In a […]