Summit County, OH Assistance Programs

Summit County Food Assistance Programs

Our list of food assistance programs includes: food pantries, soup kitchens, congregate meal programs in Summit County.

RELENTLESS CHURCH Clothing Assistance

1878 Killian Road
Akron, OH - 44312
Provides clothing and shoes for the needy. Our Jericho Inn Ministry food outreach is the 3rd Wednesday of Every Month. Come join us for hot soup and access to the clothing room from 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm. Registration for food is 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. FREE TO ALL..

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Macedonia Senior Center

9691 Valley View Road.
Macedonia, OH - 44056
Our handicap accessible Center includes Community Room, Game Room, Kitchen and Restrooms. Lunch is served twice weekly offering nutritional meals to senior members of our community at a super low affordable price.Since established, the participation group has tripled in size and word has spread across the Northern portion of Summit County. Participants freely establish their own card games and mahjong games or simply stop in for a quiet place to read. The Center also offers Musical Entertainment, Movie Theater days, Bingo days, Birthday Parties, Podiatrist appointments, Resources & Contacts to local services & businesses. Participants enjoy snacks & beverages as well as pool table, media, televisions, wii &games. Coordinator keeps the calendar full of meaningful topics & activities that allows the group to be social & productive. Some of our achievements have been giving back to the community through donating to the Emergency Assistance Center and contributions to the Summit County Department of Family Services. The group also strives to achieve personal goals such as: health care refreshers, medical professional panels, scam prevention, blood pressure monitoring, crafts and sponsored health center visits...

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3680 Manchester Road
Akron, OH - 44319
free clothing assistance. Food distribution, household goods, and as a place of worship. Clothing Room Free clothing (up to eight pieces). Open the same days that the Food Pantry is open which is the second and fouth Wednesday's of the month from 9:30 AM until 12:00 Noon. Careline A Care Food Pantry is operated at the church for emergency needs. Other Programs: Haven of Rest Shelter, Family Services, Berea Children's Home, Retirement Homes. Alcoholics Anonymous Support Group Meetings: * Every Tuesday at 6:30 PM (lower fellowship hall) * Every Saturday at 6:30 PM (lower fellowship hall)..

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Haven of Rest Ministries

175 East Market Street
Akron, OH - 44308
(330) 535-1563
Emergency services are available free of charge to all in need. We provide meals, overnight shelter, clothing, showers, laundry and other vital services. For Men: rehab help. We offer a biblically based program that provides an opportunity for recovery and rehabilitation in a safe, structured environment. For Women: Shelter for single women and women with children. Services offered for Harvest Home include: Emergency shelter for approximately three to six months, Three meals and two snacks per day, Clothing and household items, Case management, Individual counseling, Evening Devotions, Chapel service, Daily Bible study, Nutrition classes, Becoming Discipleship Program..

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Good Samaritan Hunger Center

P.O. Box 5753
Akron, OH - 44372
Hot Meal Program 3 to 4 p.m. three days a week, fifty-two weeks a year. Everyone is welcome, No identification is required, There are no limits on the number of visits, Line may form no earlier than 2:30 pm..

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Father Hilkert Ozanam Center Akron

93 Kent St.
Akron, OH - 44305
Saturdays 9:30 AM Noon. Free Food, clothing, household goods & furniture..

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Summit County Clothing Assistance Programs

See our list of free clothing assistance programs below.

Inner-City Hope Crisis Clothing Ministry

220 S Balch St
Akron, OH - 44302
Emergency clothing for families who have experienced a crisis situation. M, W 6-8pm Saturdays 9:30am - 1:30pm..

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Christ's Closet

581 Darrow Rd
Akron, OH - 44305
Provides free clothing to the needy on the 2nd & 4th Saturday of the month (4th only Dec/Jan/Feb) from 11am-1pm..

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All in One Family Services Network

647 E. Market St, 2nd Floor Room #B
Copley, OH - 44321

Free Clothing, shoes, baby items, and personal hygiene items...

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Akron Urban League

440 Vernon Odom Blvd
Akron, OH - 44307
Services: Free clothes and shoes. Hours of Operation: Every 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Every 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Professional Clothing Bank. ..

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Summit County Health Care Assistance Programs and Clinics

Our list of clinics and healthcare assistance programs includes free and income based clincs: dental and medical, health care assistant payment programs, etc.

Locust Dental Clinic Services

300 Locust St.
Akron, OH - 44302
We take nearly all types of insurance including Medicaid. We also offer pre-payment discounts to patient and offer senior citizen discounts. Services: Extractions, Root Canals, Dentures, Crowns, Bridges, Fillings. Hours: Mondays through Fridays 9am to 5pm...

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1400 S. Arlington St., Suite 38
Akron, OH - 44306
(ACHR) Dental Clinic Exams, cleanings, x-rays, extractions. Monday Friday 8 AM 6 PM, Saturday 8 AM 2 PM..

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Summit County Alcohol and Drug Rehab Assistance Programs

Summit County, OH Alcohol and Drug Rehab

Local Rehab Assistance: 866-481-4384
Specialists trained to find the best treatment solutions at little to no cost. Call for location and rates for rehab.

Summit County Various Assistance Programs

Below we list an array of other helpful resource programs we have found in Summit County.

Twinsburg Senior Center

10260 Ravenna Rd
Twinsburg, OH - 44087
Twinsburg Senior Center is open to residents 55 and older. The center strives to engage all age groups through various events and activities. It is located just off of Ravenna Road behind R.B. Chamberlin Middle School. During open hours, the center is available for a variety of activities including; TV watching, cards, games, billiards, computer access, and social gathering. In addition many group outings and organized events are scheduled regularly...

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Richfield Senior Center

4410 W Streetsboro Road
Richfield, OH - 44286
Mission Statement: To provide an environment that validates the changing needs and interests of senior citizens and increases growth, dignity, and connection with each other and with the community; To foster a better understanding of the unique talents and skills of senior citizens and their importance to our community; To identify the needs of seniors within the community and communicate those needs to the Human Services Commission; Through creative planning: To provide participants with opportunities and resources in the areas of physical and mental health: nutrition, recreation, and education; To enjoy the communion of those who share common interests and goals. ..

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Quirk Cultural Center

1201 Grant Ave
Cuyahoga Falls, OH - 44223
Visit this active cultural center with loads of activities for all ages. Quirk offers unique activities for the senior adult community that include monthly events geared toward their interests..

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Lakefront (Boyd D. Esler Senior/Community) Center

2491 Canfield Road
Akron, OH - 44312

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Barberton Active Adult Center

500 W Hopocan Ave
Barberton, OH - 44203
Active Adult Center programs offer recreational and educational opportunities and services to meet the needs and improve the quality of life of all older adults. The Active Adult Centre provides a variety of recreational opportunities for older persons, including weekly activities, minibus trips, special events, and presentations. Classes include euchre, fitness classes, billiards, Bible study, ceramics, and woodworking. Hours of Operation: Monday - Thursday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Friday,  8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. ..

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Summit County Assistance Locations

Government and Private Assistance Programs

Housing Assistance

There are many non-profit and government based organizations dedicated to providing housing and support. We find them for you.

Food Pantry Assistance

Food pantries, soup kitchens, food baskets. We find these local resources and list them.

Free clothing assistance

Thousands of churches and religious organizations offer low-cost or free drug and alcohol treatment as part of their missions.