Community Resource Guide September 2022 revised

Dial 2-1-1 or call INFO Line at (330) 376-6660 to be connected to a free, 24-hour service that offers support in your time of need. Main Library 602 W. Park Ave. Barberton, Ohio 44203 Phone: (330) 745-1194 Fax: (330) 745-8261 Community Health Library 155 5th St, NE Barberton, Ohio 44203 Phone: (330) 615-3105 Fax: (330) 615-3103 The Barberton Public Library is an independent library that proudly serves the city of Barberton and surrounding areas. www.barbertonlibrary.org • 330-745-1194 COUNSELING DRUGS & ALCOHOL CLOTHES & SHOES EMPLOYMENT FOOD PANTRY Barberton Public Library staff compiled this list to help those in a time of need. It contains contact information and details concerning Barberton, Akron, and Clintonarea services and resources. Need additional information? *Adventist Community Services 223 2nd St, NW, Barberton Website: www.communityservices.org Phone: (330) 848-3225 Emergency Phone: (330) 842-1202 Offers food, clothing, furniture, etc., to the needy. Open Mondays and Tuesdays for clothing only, from 9 am –2:30 pm *Akron Summit Community Action, Inc. 105 5th St, SE, Suite 1A, Barberton Website: www.ascainc.org Phone (330) 848-0057 Provides emergency services and clothing to families for employment or school purposes. Referrals needed for food assistance. *Common Threads Closet Lower level at Lakeview Methodist Church 211 3rd St, NW, Barberton www.commonthreadscloset.org Phone: (330) 634-6749 Thursdays 4:00 pm– 7:00 pm, Saturdays 10 am-1 pm. Toiletries dispensed 1st Thursday of the month. *Embrace Clinic and Care Center 180 1st Street, NW Barberton Website: www.embraceccc.org Phone: (330) 825-1900 24 hr Helpline: 1-(800) 712-HELP Supplies strollers, cribs, clothes and other supportive services. *Esther Ryan Endowment Fund Contact school nurse at Barberton High School. Phone: (330) 753-1084 ext. 25333 (Leave a message) *Barberton Outpatient Clinic Portage 105 5th St, SE, Suite 6, Barberton Website: www.portagepath.org Phone: (330) 745-0081 Support Hotline: 330-434-9144 New patients call (330) 253-3100 to set up first appointment. *Child Guidance & Family Solutions 524 W. Park Ave, Barberton Website: www.cgfs.org Phone: (330) 753-1096 Mental health treatment for adults, children and families. Portage Path Emergency Services (PES) 10 Penfield Ave. Akron, OH (Behind St. Thomas Hosp.) Website: www.portagepath.org Phone: (330) 762-6110 Open 24/7 Suicide Prevention Support Hotline: 330-434-9144 Suicide & Crisis Hotline: 988 *Barberton Specific Locations ADM Board 1867 W. Market St. Building 2, Akron Website: www.admboard.org Phone: (330) 762-3500 24-hour Detoxification Services: (330) 940-1133 24-hour Psychiatric Emergency Help: (330) 434-9144 Alcoholics Anonymous 775 N. Main St, Akron Website: www.akronaa.org Phone: (330) 253-8181 Provides support to recovering alcoholics and their families. Call to find a local group meeting. New Destiny Treatment Center 6694 Taylor Rd, Clinton Website: www.newdestinytreatmentcenter.com Phone: (330) 825-5202 Drug and alcohol treatment for men, ages 18 to 65. Call for admission requirements. Community Health Center - North Campus 725 E. Market St, Akron & 702 E. Market (Adolescents) Website: www.commhealthcenter.org Customer Service: (330) 434-4141 or (330) 315-3706 Treatment services available for adolescents and adults. Community Oriented Recovery Plus 878 W. Market St., Akron 234-678-5941 Mon.-Fri 9 am to 4 pm Corecoveryplus.com Substance abuse disorders, mental health assistance Goodwill Employment Resource Center 1040 E. Tallmadge Ave, Akron Website: www.goodwillakron.org Phone: (330) 633-1050 Assists with job searches and offers placement training. Summit County Dept. of Job and Family Services 1180 S. Main St. Ste. 102 Akron Website: www.summitdjfs.org Phone: (844 640-6446 Fax: 1-(866) 351-8292 A government program that provides employment searches *Akron Summit Community Action, Inc. 105 5th St, SE, Suite 1A, Barberton Website: www.ascainc.org Phone: (330) 848-0557 The agency has restrictions and referrals are required. Supplemental nutrition assistance is available for households with inadequate income. 09-22 Important Call ahead before visiting for current hours and services.

FOOD PANTRY CONT. HOMELESS SHELTERS LEGAL ASSISTANCE MEDICAL CARE MEAL SITES TRANSITIONAL HOUSING TRANSPORTATION *Barberton Area Community Ministries 939 Norton Ave, Barberton Website: www.bacm.org 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: www.access-shelter.org 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: www.hopeandhealingresources.org 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 ssbh.org 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: www.havenofrest.org 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: www.havenofrest.org 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: www.communitylegalaid.org 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: www.goodsamaritanhungercenter.org 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 Website:www.mobilemealsinc.org 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: www.openm.org 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: www.salvationarmyusa.org 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: www.axesspointe.org 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: www.scphoh.org 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: www.211summit.org 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: www.openm.org Phone: (330) 434-0110 Call for eligibility details and to make an appointment. Veterans Affairs Department 55 W. Waterloo Rd, Akron Website: www.va.gov 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: www.ccdocle.org/summit-county 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: www.cssbh.org 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: www.barbertonncs.org 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: www.newdestinytreatmentcenter.com Phone: (330) 825-5202 Limited number of beds for short-term emergency situations. Gennesaret 419 W. Exchange St, Akron Website: www.gennesaret.bizland.com 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: www.hmhousing.org 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: www.akronmetro.org 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: www.akronhousing.org Phone: (330) 762-9631 Offers quality and professional services to eligible residents of Summit County.

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