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HENRY COUNTY, OH (Toledo News Now) -
organization aimed at helping others is now asking for the community's help.
will decide next week whether or not to support a levy for the Henry County
Board of Developmental Disabilities.
with the board say in the past year they've helped more than 400 people, and
they say if voters don't approve the levy, they may have to start making cuts
to their services.
housing, living skills, and family support are just some of the services
offered to those with disabilities at the HOPE Services building.
don't know what I would have done without them," said Amber Arnette.
is just one of the people who have seen firsthand what a little support can do.
She says the people and resources at HOPE Services have completely helped her
turn her life around.
was in a low place in my life," she said. "Giving me this job, helping me get
out of my house and finding a place to live that was affordable to me, and
helping me pay my bills."
folks tend to be the most vulnerable in the community," said HOPE Superintendent
Melinda Slusser. "To have support for them is critical for a good quality of
why Slusser and others are hoping the community will support their levy. She
says the levy would cost the owner of a $100,000 house about $24 per year.
about if it was a loved one – your daughter, your child or sister – someone that
you really cared about that needed help that wasn't getting it," Arnette said. "This
is a way to help those people who can't do it on their own."