Neighborhood Services, Inc.
Welcome to Neighborhood Services, Inc.

Neighborhood Services, Inc. (NSI) was founded in 1965 by churches in the university district area in response to the growing needs of nearby neighbors. From humble beginnings, NSI has grown into one of the largest hunger assistance service providers in Columbus, Ohio.

NSI primarily serves working, low-income families and individuals, unemployed individuals and their families, and single heads of household with young, dependent children in the Columbus community.

Food Pantry Clothing Room Office Hours
Monday - Thursday Wednesday - Thursday Monday - Friday
10:00 am - 1:00 pm 10:00 am - 1:00 pm 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

We are located in the Indianola Shopping Center on North 4th Street at 18th Avenue
1950 N. Fourth Street
Suite E/J
Columbus, Ohio  43201


Giving Tuesday is December 1, 2015.

Give Kindness, Get Ice Cream. It’s that simple.

Following the hustle and bustle of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, it’s an annual day dedicated to giving back to your community. On December 1, Jeni’s, in The Spirit of Columbus, has generously partnered with the Columbus Foundation to offer a free, small ice cream to everyone who spends $20 or more on either a Gifts of Kindness contribution, a Charitable Gift Card, or a gift to any of the 600 central Ohio nonprofits, like Neighborhood Services, in PowerPhilanthropy,® the Foundation’s online marketplace.

Monthly Produce Markets

Our upcoming produce market will be:

Wednesday, December 16th at 2:00 pm


Make sure to re-enroll your Kroger Rewards this April to give back to Neighborhood Services, Inc. for another year through April 2016. Simply sign in to your accountonline, choose Neighborhood Services, Inc., and click "enroll." To sign up for the first time, go to to make an account and follow the same steps.