Community Resource Guide September 2022 revised

FOOD PANTRY CONT. HOMELESS SHELTERS LEGAL ASSISTANCE MEDICAL CARE MEAL SITES TRANSITIONAL HOUSING TRANSPORTATION *Barberton Area Community Ministries 939 Norton Ave, Barberton Website: Phone: (330) 745-3693 Food assistance, Ohio Benefit Bank Services, and referrals to low-income residents of Barberton and Norton. Open Tuesdays 1–5 pm and Thursdays 1-5 pm. No appointments. *Cornerstone Christian Assembly 1531 Ettie Dr, Barberton Phone: (330) 825-1199 Open Thursdays 9:30–10:30 am *Emmanuel Christian Assembly 925 Hopocan Ave, Barberton Website: www.ecachurch Phone: (330) 825-9603 By appointment only. *Hope Family Resource Center 122 21st St, NW, Barberton Phone: (330) 706-9015 Call for more information. Salvation Army: See “Meal Sites” Access, Inc. 230 W. Market St, Akron Website: Phone: (330) 376-0997 Hotline: (330)615-0577 Allows homeless women and their children the benefit of emergency shelter, transitional housing, meals and supportive services. Some restrictions apply. Hope & Healing Survivor Resource Center 974 E. Market St, Akron Website: Administrative Phone: (330) 374-0740 Emergency Phone: (330) 374-1111 Crisis Hotline: (330) 434 –7273 Emergency shelter, advocacy and education in Summit and Medina counties to victims of domestic violence and their children. Community Support Services 111 East Voris St Akron, 44311 330-762-4663 Shower and laundry services. Case management assistance with employment, housing, medical and mental health health. Harvest Home 24 N. Prospect St, Akron—next to Haven of Rest Website: Phone: (330) 434-1149 Emergency shelter open to women and children. Rehabilitation services available and meals provided daily. Haven of Rest 175 E. Market St, Akron Website: Phone: (330) 535-1563 Offers shelter and supportive services to men, with meals provided daily. Community Legal Aid Services, Inc. 50 S. Main St, Suite 800, Akron Phone: (330) 535-4191 Legal Aid Help Line: 1-(800) 998-9454 Website: Call Mondays and Wednesdays 9 am –12 pm or Tuesdays and Thursdays 1 pm—4pm. Low-income and senior Ohioans of Columbiana, Mahoning, Medina, Portage, Stark, Summit, Trumbull or Wayne counties can receive free, civil (non-criminal) legal services. *First Presbyterian Church of Barberton 636 Park Ave, W, Barberton Phone: (330)745-2161 Open 4:30 to 5:30 pm every Tuesday and Thursday. Good Samaritan Hunger Centers, Inc. 420 S. Hawkins Ave, Akron Website: Phone: (330) 864-8520 Call for times and locations. Lakeview United Methodist Church 211 3rd St. NW Barberton (330)753-6661 Grab and Go Meals: 2nd, 3rd and 4th Thursday of the month. Toiletries dispensed also on these days. Mobile Meals 1357 Home Ave. Akron Phone: (330) 376-7717 Delivers food to people of all ages who are at nutritional risk. OPEN M 941 Princeton St, Akron (330)-434-0110 Website: Meals are available the last two weeks of the month, Monday through Friday, from 11:30 am to 1 pm Exception: November and December. *The Salvation Army 560 Wooster Rd, W, Barberton Website: Phone: (330) 745-2836 Community hot lunches are served Monday through Friday, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Closed holidays. Also provides emergency food, holiday aid and other services to Barbertonarea individuals and families in need. Call for an appointment. *Axesspointe Community Health Center 390 Robinson Ave, Suite E, Barberton Website: Phone: (330) 564-2697 or (888) 975-9188 Provides low-cost medical and dental care for low-income individuals and families in Summit County. Hours: Mondays-Fridays 8 am-6 pm Summit County Health Department 1867 W. Market St, Akron Website: Phone: (330) 923-4891 Call for programs and locations. *Barberton WIC 542 W. Tuscarawas Ave, Barberton Childhood Immunizations: Phone: (330)375-2772 WIC (Women, Infants & Children): Phone: (330) 753-5426 Medical Expense Assistance, INFO Line program 703 S. Main St, Suite 211, Akron Website: Phone: (330) 376-6660 Helps the uninsured in Summit County pay for an emergency supply of medications treating life-threatening illnesses and assists clients in applying for free medication. OPEN M Summit County Free Clinic 941 Princeton St, Akron Website: Phone: (330) 434-0110 Call for eligibility details and to make an appointment. Veterans Affairs Department 55 W. Waterloo Rd, Akron Website: Phone: (330) 724-7715 or 330-724-9053 Veterans’ Lifeline/Textline: 1-(800)273-8255 Press [1] or Text: 838255 Provides assistance for veterans. Victim Assistance (Barberton Office) 576 W Park Ave 3rd Floor Room 302 Barberton, Oh 44203 8 a.m.– 4 pm weekdays (Walk-ins) 24 Hour Hotline: 330-376-0040 Assists victims and their families through the aftermath of trauma. Catholic Social Services 6812 Biruta St, Akron Website: Phone: (330) 762-2961 Emergency: (330) 475-0091 Assists families with basic needs and provides emergency services, counseling, financial literacy and education. Community Support Services 150 Cross St, Akron Website: Phone: (330) 253-9388 Helps mentally ill adults who have a long treatment history or are at risk for being hospitalized due to severe mental illness. *Neighborhood Conservation Services 505 West Park Ave, Barberton Website: Phone: (330) 753-8500 Guidance for first-time home buyers, home rehabilitation loans, energy programs and foreclosure prevention. Barberton Rescue Mission 6694 Taylor Rd, Clinton Website: Phone: (330) 825-5202 Limited number of beds for short-term emergency situations. Gennesaret 419 W. Exchange St, Akron Website: Phone: (330) 379-1057 Provides intermediary housing, food, training and supportive services to families. HM Life Opportunity Services 3250 W. Market St. #204 Akron, OH 44313 Website: Phone: (330)376-5600 Offers low-cost housing and services to homeless and single-parent families. Call to schedule an intake appointment. METRO Regional Transit Authority 416 Kenmore Blvd, Akron Website: Phone: (330) 762-0341 Project Rise (Akron Public Schools) Phone: (330) 761-2969 Provides all students experiencing homelessness the ability to get to school via public transportation every day. PERMANENT HOUSING Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority 100 W. Cedar St, Akron Website: Phone: (330) 762-9631 Offers quality and professional services to eligible residents of Summit County.