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AAA Foundation

Mr. Earl

Once a popular local supermarket, the Hawkins building was donated to the Area Agency on Aging Foundation in 2011 by Mr. Earl "Otis" Hawkins. The Foundation owns and manages what is now Hawkins Corner, and supports the missions of the nonprofit agencies that operate within. The Foundation provides these agencies with the opportunity to share resources, and to more efficiently help consumers address their needs. Hawkins Corner is truly becoming a community resource, where consumers can connect with the services they need to remain safe and healthy in their home.

Hawkins Corner and the Foundation are the result of tremendous community support. As the benefits of this project begin to be realized, additional opportunities to serve the community continue to arise. The Foundation continues to depend on community support to implement new ideas and to find innovative ways to reach and serve those in need.

Meet Our Shared Space Partners

In addition to AAA, the following nonprofits are also located at Hawkins Corner:

Hawkins Medical Center

Hawkins Medical Center staff

Hawkins Medical Center (an affiliate of Third Street Family Health Services) is a private, non-profit Federally Qualified Health Center that works to provide accessible, quality primary health care.

Third Street Family Health Services currently provides Medical, Dental, OB/GYN, Pediatric, Podiatry, and Behavioral Health Services across its 10 locations. Hawkins Medical Center is Third Street’s second satellite office and its only office in Ontario.

Third Street Family Health Services accepts any new patient regardless of what county they live in. Third Street also doesn’t just focus on self-pay and Medicaid, we take all insurance.

Learn more about the Hawkins Medical Center.

For more information, visit us at Hawkins Corner or call 419-525-6730.

Hospice of North Central Ohio

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Hospice of North Central Ohio (HNCO) is a proud AAA5 partner! Located in Suite 400 at Hawkins Corner Hawkins Corner, HNCO serves Richland, Knox, Ashland, and surrounding counties with compassionate palliative, hospice and bereavement care.

In first-time comparative data released by the federal Medicare program, Hospice of North Central Ohio surpassed the national average for every quality assessment and, overall, outperformed every other hospice in the region. The data may be reviewed at

Life’s Seasons Palliative Medicine provides support, education and relief to those with chronic illnesses. The goal is to assist the primary care physician and help patients and families with pain and symptom management, social services, spiritual care, and decision making.

HNCO’s hospice caregivers provide pain relief and symptom management to terminal patients who are no longer seeking curative measures. Doctors, nurses, social workers, aides, chaplains and volunteers, are most helpful in providing comfort, assurance and direction to patients and families throughout the final months of life, not just the final days.

While HNCO provides 13 months of bereavement services to the families of its patients, expert counselors provide free individual and group support to anyone in the community who is living with grief.

Learn more about Hospice of North Central Ohio.

For more information, call 800-952-2207.

Alzheimer's Association, Northwest Ohio Chapter

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Currently in Northwest Ohio, almost 32,000 people are living with Alzheimer's disease, and 96,000 family and friends are providing care. 

Serving 24 counties in Northwest Ohio including Allen, Ashland, Auglaize, Crawford, Defiance, Erie, Fulton, Hancock, Hardin, Henry, Huron, Knox, Lucas, Mercer, Ottawa, Paulding, Putnam, Richland, Sandusky, Seneca, Van Wert, Williams, Wood, and Wyandot, the Alzheimer's Association, Northwest Ohio Chapter is here to help.

We provide consultation, education, and support to those facing Alzheimer's and other dementias throughout our community, including those living with the disease, caregivers, health care professionals and families.  We are also committed to advocating for the needs and rights of those facing Alzheimer's disease and advancing critical research toward methods of treatment, prevention, and ultimately, a cure.

Learn more about Alzheimer’s Association.

For more information, call 419-522-5050.