COLUMBUS, Nov 28, 2023: State Rep. Elgin Rogers (D-Toledo) announced that the Ohio Controlling Board has approved the release of $1M to renovate Toledo’s Zeph Center, which focuses on mental health crisis services for youth and adults.
“I am excited to announce that the release of $1M in capital funds to support renovations at the Zepf Center was approved on Monday. These funds will allow us to continue to provide critical mental health services for the betterment of our community,” said Rep. Rogers.
The renovations will allow for the development of a 23-hour observation unit, a mobile crisis staffing room, crisis intake interview rooms, an urgent psychiatric care unit, and an adult crisis stabilization unit. The project will also involve creating a youth crisis stabilization unit, which does not currently exist in Lucas County.