Zepf Center News

Adult Community Garden at University Church

Published Thursday, June 18, 2015

Below are some of our adult community garden pictures taken at The University Church on Hill Ave. where we have our groups every Tuesday and Friday morning.  Our clients are havinga blast and our crops look amazing!!  We are on track to have another successful season as we did last year.  More pics to come...enjoy!!


Catherine watering all the tomato plants that everyone worked so hard planting (photo bombed by staff, Steve Colon)

Kelly, Joan & Yolanda planting tomato plants on this beautiful day



Joan taking a break after she planted her cherry tomato plants

Joe is working hard to make the greenhouse grounds free of weeds

Leslie admiring the flourishing raised gardening beds

Angela & Virginia are full of smiles while weeding the raised gardening beds

Our chicken friends at the gardens…our clients love to feed them

Kelly enjoying the nice day while weeding the vertical gardening pots


Integrated care is the coordination of general and behavioral health care needs in an effort to treat not just the body but the mind.


The Lovell Foundation of Toledo Community Foundation Awards Grant to Zepf Center

The Board of Trustees of the Toledo Community Foundation has approved a grant from the David C. and Lura M. Lovell Foundation to Zepf Center in the amount of $31,300. These funds will be used to support the Mosaic Art Project, which utilizes art as a vehicle to connect with people living with mental illness and reduce the stigma of mental illness in our community. 


Behavioral Health Crisis Survey for MHRSB of Lucas County

The Mental Health & Recovery Services Board (MHRSB) of Lucas County is seeking input from stakeholders to understand the function and quality of behavioral health crisis services in Lucas County, including crisis call lines, mobile crisis teams, psychiatric urgent care centers, peer respite centers, crisis stabilization units, and psychiatric hospitals.



Zepf Centerís Staff Overwhelmingly Ratify Contract

Zepf Center is pleased to announce the staff represented by Service Employees International Union 1199 (SEIU), overwhelmingly ratified a three-year collective bargaining agreement on June 19, 2019. The agreement merges two bargaining units and unifies the mental health and substance use disorder sides of Zepf Center under one contract.