Referring Clients

Furniture Bank of Central Ohio provides furniture to people in need due to poverty or other severe life challenges. If you are a case manager, social worker, or sponsor read below for more information. Our goal is for all central Ohio families to live in furnished homes and we want your clients to have the opportunity to select the furniture they need so we can then deliver these items to their home.

Referring agencies are vital partners who help the Furniture Bank turn empty houses into homes. Agency case managers assist by:

The case manager typically accompanies his or her clients to the Furniture Bank for their furniture selection appointment and guides them in selecting the pieces of furniture needed most for their home and family.

The Families We Serve

Forms and Documents for Case Managers and Sponsors

NOTE: Please complete the Client Referral Form in advance.

Client Referral Form
Client Demographic Questionnaire
Service Area Map (Schedule E)
Client Service Policies (Schedule A)
Agency Fees (Schedule B)

Client Furniture Needs
(Choose 15, 30, 45, or 60 pts)
Client Furniture Needs (15 points)
Client Furniture Needs (30 points)
Client Furniture Needs (45 points)
Client Furniture Needs (60 points)

Periodic “One at a Time” Referrals

As often as possible, when the furniture supply is adequate, the Furniture Bank is able to accept “one at a time” referrals from smaller agencies, churches, employers, civic groups, etc. If you know a family in need, you can sponsor them. Please call us for “one at a time” referral availability for your family in need at (614) 272-9544, option 4.

Download the One Time Sponsor Form here

New Caseworker Orientation

Learn how to work with the Furniture Bank with this brief, personalized orientation by a Furniture Bank trainer. Orientation is scheduled at your location or at the Furniture Bank as needed. E-mail us to schedule your orientation at

Furniture Bank of Central Ohio provides furniture to families and individuals in need. Contact us today if you would like to make a client referral.

Information on this page is the proprietary property of the Furniture Bank of Central Ohio. It is intended solely for the use of social service agencies and client sponsors referring clients to the Furniture Bank for service. Any reproduction or distribution of this information without the prior express written consent of the Furniture Bank is strictly prohibited.