Transition Agency Directory

Transition Agency Directory

ACCESS Shelter and Housing
230 W. Market Street
Akron, OH 44303
Phone: (330) 535-0008
Website: http://www.access-shelter.org/
Description:
ACCESS is dedicated to addressing the plight of the homeless women and children in the community. The agency encourages the development of self-esteem and the attainment of self-sufficiency.

Akron Children’s Hospital Home Care Group
One Perkins Square
Akron, OH 44308
Phone: (330) 543-5000
(800) 950-3085
Website:
https://www.akronchildrens.org
Description:
The agency provides an alternative to a long hospital stay for children who are sick or medically fragile.

Akron Children’s Hospital, Parent Mentor Program
One Perkins Square
Akron, OH 44308
Phone: (330) 543-2000
Website: https://www.akronchildrens.org/cms/parent_mentor_program/index.html
Description:
Provides one-on-one support to parents of a child receiving CHMCA services. Parents will be matched with a volunteer parent mentor who is dealing with a similar situation.

Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority (AMHA)
100 W. Cedar Street
Akron, OH 44307
Phone: (330) 762-9631
Website: https://www.akronhousing.org
Description:
AMHA is committed to building stronger neighborhoods by providing quality housing options and professional services for eligible residents of Summit County in partnership with the greater community.

Akron Summit Community Action Agency, Inc.
55 E. Mill Street
P.O. Box 2000
Akron, OH 44309
Phone: (330) 376-7730
Website: http://www.ascainc.org/
Description:
Committed to reducing poverty and helping people help themselves in achieving self-sufficiency. Providing a wide range of assistance programs, we are here to help make everyone’s life better.

Akron-Summit County Public Library Youth Services Office
60 S. High Street
Akron, OH 44326
Phone: (330) 643-9067
Website: http://www.akronlibrary.org/
Description:
The Akron Main Library Teen Department consists of thousands of resources for both school and fun all housed in a welcoming space where teens can do homework, socialize, or just hang out. Our teen librarians are always happy to help you pick out a good book, answer a question, or tell you about our fun upcoming teen programs.

All-Star Training Club – A UDS Program
701 S. Main Street
Akron, OH 44311-1019
Phone: (330) 762-9755 ext. 233
Website: http://www.allstartrainingclub.org/
Description:
All Star Training Club (ATC) became a program of United Disabilities Services in early 2014. The UDS All-Star Training Club offers fun and competitive sports for all!

American Red Cross Serving Summit and Medina and Portage Counties
501 W. Market Street
Akron, OH 44303
Medina Office
120 West Washington St. B-2
Medina, OH 44256
Phone: (330) 535-6131
Website: http://www.redcross.org/local/ohio/northeast/about/locations/summit-portage-medina
Description:
The Red Cross provides compassionate care to those in need.

The Arc of Ohio - Summit & Portage Counties
3869 Darrow Road, Suite 109
Stow, OH 44224
Phone (330) 836-5863
Website: http://www.thearcofohio.org/summit-and-portage.html
Description:
The Arc is dedicated to fostering the inclusion of people with developmental disabilities to the full extent of each person’s individual capability.

Ardmore, Inc.
981 E. Market St.
Akron, OH 44305
Phone: (330) 535-2601
Website:  http://www.ardmoreinc.org/
Description:
Ardmore provides: congregate homes, shared living, community services, Adult Day Hab, employment services, advocacy, and community connections.

ASPIES Greater Akron
2101 Bigelow Street
Akron, OH 44314
Phone: (330) 745-5115
Website: http://www.aspies.org/
Description:
An all-volunteer group dedicated to those on high-functioning end of the Autism Spectrum.

Autism Society of Greater Akron
701 S. Main Street
Akron, OH 44311
Phone: 330 940-1441
Website: https://autismakron.org/
Description:
Various programs and services focusing on improving the quality of life for people on the autism spectrum. Serving Summit, Medina, Portage, Wayne and Stark counties.

Axesspoint Community Health Center
1400 S. Arlington St.
Akron, OH 44306
Phone: (888) 975-9188
Description:
Various services available at five locations:  Dental-Barberton, Behavioral Health - S. Arlington St, Akron,  Medical - Broadway, Akron, Pharmacy - Kent, Women's Health - Portage Path, Akron.  Full information on website 
 and addresses for each location.  They accept most insurances, Medicare, and Medicaid. 
 
Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Summit, Medina and Stark Counties 
Summit - 50 South Main Street, Akron, OH 44308  (330) 376-6503      Medina - 2573 Medina Road, Medina, OH  44256 (330) 725-9455              Stark - Goodwill Campus 408 Ninth St., SW, Canton, OH (330) 445-1123
 Website:  http://bbbssmc.org/
Description:
To support children facing adversity with strong, enduring, and professional support.
 
Blick Center
640 W. Market St.
Akron, OH 44303
Phone: (330) 762-5425
Website:  http://www.blickcenter.org
Description:  
The Blick Center provides a variety of comprehensive services and programs for individuals with developmental disabilities, behavioral health needs, and related conditions.

Boys and Girls Clubs of the Western Reserve
889 Jonathan Ave.
Akron, OH 44306
Phone: (330) 773-3375
Website: http://www.wrkids.org/
Description:
Boys and Girls Clubs focus on programs to help youth achieve academic success, practice good character, citizenship, and live a healthy lifestyle. Six clubhouses throughout Akron and one in Barberton.

Brain Injury Association of Ohio
Brain Injury Association of Ohio
855 Grandview Ave., Suite 225
Columbus, OH 43215
(800) 444-6443 (Toll-free in Ohio)
Website:  http://www.biausa.org/ohio
Description:
Their mission is to create a better future through brain injury prevention, research, education and advocacy.

(BCMH) Children with Medical Handicaps
Ohio Department of Health
246 N. High Street
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: (614) 466-1700
Website: https://www.odh.ohio.gov/odhprograms/cmh/cwmh/bcmh1.aspx
Description:
BCMH's mission is to assure, through the development and support of high quality, coordinated systems, that children with special health care needs and their families obtain comprehensive care and services that are family centered, community based and culturally sensitive.

Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation (BVR)
161 S. High Street, Suite 103
Akron, OH 44308
Phone: (330) 643-3080
Website: http://www.ood.ohio.gov/Core-Services/BVR
Description:
Counselors are available at OOD offices throughout the state to assist individuals with disabilities determine if they qualify to receive services from OOD. Akron office serves Medina, Portage Summit, and Trumbull Counties.

Catholic Charities Community Services Summit County
812 Biruta St.
Akron, OH 44307
Phone: (330) 762-2961
Website: http://ccdocle.org/summit-county
Description:
Catholic Charities Community Services of Summit County operates a number of programs, including Summit Adult Day Services, Behavioral Health Counseling, Camp Christopher, Help Me Grow, MAGIC Mentors, Emergency Assistance, Community Hot Meals, and a Food Pantry.

Child Guidance and Family Solutions
Locations located throughout Summit County.
Phone: (330) 762-0591
Website: https://www.cgfs.org/
Description:
Child Guidance and Family Solutions is a medical specialty practice that provides emotional, mental, and behavioral Health Services and programs to children.

Coleman Professional Services
5982 Rhodes Road
Kent, OH 44240
Phone: (330) 673-1347
Website: http://www.colemanservices.org/
Description:
Coleman is committed to fostering recovery, building independence, and changing destinies of individuals, families, and businesses in our community. Whether you are seeking services for crisis management, mental and behavioral health, adult care, employment or other concerns.

Community Health Center
725 E. Market Street
Akron, OH 44305
Phone: (330) 434-4141
Website: http://www.commhealthcenter.org/
Description:
The Community Health Center is a health care agency providing critical care to those fighting addiction.

Community Support Services
150 Cross St.
Akron, OH 44311
Phone: (330) 253-9388
Website: http://www.cssbh.org/
Description:
Community Support Services, Inc. is a leader in behavioral healthcare for Summit County and the surrounding region. The agency provides comprehensive, high quality, cost effective treatment, rehabilitation, advocacy and support for recovery, primarily to persons most in need, to enhance the quality of their lives.



County of Summit ADM Board
1867 W. Market Street, Suite B2
Akron, OH 44313
Phone: (330) 762-3500
Website: http://www.admboard.org/
Description:
The County of Summit ADM Board is responsible for planning, funding, monitoring and evaluating treatment, prevention and support services for people who experience alcoholism, drug addiction and/or mental illness. The ADM Board does not provide any direct service, but contracts with local agencies to provide quality, affordable services for people at critical times in their lives.

Department of Youth Services – Akron Office
161 S. High Street, Suite 100
Akron, OH 44308
Phone: (330) 643-3040
Website: http://dys.ohio.gov/
Description:
DYS reaches thousands of youth in Ohio through parole services, youth in facilities, and many community programs.

Easter Seals Northern Ohio
3085 W. Market St. #124
Fairlawn, OH 44333
Phone: (330) 836-9741
Website:  http://www.easterseals.com/noh/who-we-are/locations/
Description:
Easter Seals provides programs in the areas of: Autism Spectrum Disorder Services, Children’s Services, Adult Services, Senior Services, Military and Veteran Services, Employment and Training, Medical Rehabilitation, Camping and Recreation, and Brain Health.

Echoing U
4325 Whipple Ave. NW
NW Canton, OH 44718
Phone: (330) 492-8800
Website: https://www.echoingu.org/
Description:
EchoingU®, a post-secondary transition program designed for young adults with developmental disabilities between the ages of 18 and 30. For our continuing learners, this customized program can last up to four years and be customized to meet your needs.

Educational Service Center of Medina
124 W. Washington Street
Medina, OH 44256
Phone (330) 723-6393
Website: http://www.medina-esc.org/

Family & Community Services, Inc.
705 Oakwood, Suite 221
Ravenna, OH 44266
Phone: (330) 297-7027
Website: http://fcsserves.org/
Description:
Programs include resources for basic needs, community services, mental health services, family services, and youth services.

Family Child Learning Center
143 Northwest Ave., Building A
Tallmadge, OH 44278
Phone: (330) 633-2055
Website: https://www.akronchildrens.org/cms/FCLC/
Description:
Family Child Learning Center is a training and research program dedicated to helping children with learning disabilities and their families. It is a collaboration between Kent State University and Akron Children’s Hospital, and has been providing innovative services to young children with developmental disabilities since 1980.

Family Resource Center
650 Dan St.
Akron, OH 44310
Phone: (330) 379-3613
Website:https://juvenilecourt.summitoh.net/index.php/home/family-resource-center
Description:
The mission of the Family Resource Center is to provide youth and family with services aimed at increasing youth opportunities for success in school work and life.

Four Cities Educational Compact
524 Broad St.
Wadsworth, OH 44281
Phone: (330) 335-1309
Website: http://www.fourcitiescompact.org/
Description:
Four cities comprise: Barberton, Norton, Wadsworth, and Copley. The Mission of the Four Cities Educational Compact is to prepare youths and adults, in an efficient and timely fashion, to make informed career choices and to successfully enter, compete, and advance in a changing work world. They develop occupational, academic, and employment skills.

GAR Foundation
Andrew Jackson House
277 East Mill Street
Akron, OH 44308
Phone: (330) 576-2926
Website: http://garfoundation.org/
GAR invests in Greater Akron to promote quality of life, education, and economic opportunities for its people in a culturally vibrant community.

GentleBrook of Hartville Corp. Office
880 Sunnyside SW
Hartville, OH 44632
Phone: (330) 877-7700
Website: http://www.gentlebrook.org/
Description:
GentleBrook provides services that span the lifetime needs of persons with developmental disabilities and older adults.

Good Samaritan Hunger Center
420 South Hawkins Street
Akron, OH 44320
Phone: (330) 864-8520
Website: http://www.goodsamaritanhungercenter.org/
Description:
Dedicated to providing food for those in need. The Center offers a Hot Meal Program and a Grocery Bag Program for those in need.

Goodwill Industries of Akron
570 E. Waterloo Road
Akron, OH 44319
Phone: (330) 724-6995
Website: http://www.goodwillakron.org/Akron
Description:
Provides vocational training and prepare for and obtain community employment. Stores located throughout Summit, Medina, and Portage Counties.

Greenleaf Family Center
580 Grant Street
Akron, OH 44311
Phone: (330) 376-9494
Website: http://greenleafctr.org/
Description:
Greenleaf is a non-profit organization that strengthens families in our community through counseling, education and support. They offer Anger Management, Counseling, Services for the Deaf, and Youth Programs.

Hattie Larlham Foundation, Executive Office
7996 Darrow Road, Suite 10
Twinsburg, OH 44087
Phone: (800) 233-8611
Website: http://www.hattielarlham.org
Description:
Hattie Larlham creates opportunities for children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. A non-profit organization providing medical, residential, vocational, and recreational services to Northeast Ohio children and adults with developmental disabilities.

Help Me Grow
Ohio Department of Health
246 N. High Street
5th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: (800) 755-4769
Website: http://www.helpmegrow.ohio.gov/
Description:
Help Me Grow is a program for Ohio’s expectant parents, newborns, infants, and toddlers that provide health and developmental services so children start school healthy and ready to learn.

Hiram College
11715 Garfield Road
Hiram, OH 44234
Phone: (330) 569-5169
Website: http://www.hiram.edu/

INFO Line, Inc.
703 S. Main Street, Suite 211
Akron, OH 44311
Phone: 2-1-1, (330) 376-6660 or
(888) 212-5041
Website: https://infolineinc.org/
Description:
To improve the quality of the life for all people who live and work in Northeast Ohio by enhancing their access to and use of our community human service delivery system.

Junior Achievement of North Central Ohio
PO Box 26006
Akron, OH 44319
Phone: (330) 434-1875
Website: https://www.juniorachievement.org/web/ja-norcentohio
Description:
Junior Achievement is building stronger communities by educating local students on Financial Literacy, Workforce Readiness, and Entrepreneurship. Junior Achievement of North Central Ohio educates students in communities covering 12 counties including: Summit, Medina, and Portage Counties.

Kent State University
800 E. Summit Street
Kent, Ohio 44240
Phone: (33)0 672-3000
Website: http://www.kent.edu/

Kent State University/Center for Innovation in Transition and Employment
800 E. Summit Street
PO Box 5190
Kent, OH 44242
Website: https://www.kent.edu/kent/center-innovation-transition-and-employment-cite
Description:
The Center provides leadership in the College and Graduate School of Education and across the region for developing successful transition practices which lead to positive outcomes for people with disabilities.

Life Skills Center Akron
1458 Brittain Road
Akron, OH 44310
Phone: (330) 633-5990
Website: https://www.lifeskillshs.com/about-life-skills/locations/life-skills-high-school-of-north-akron.html
Description:
At-risk students ages 16-21 are eligible.

Malone University
2600 Cleveland Ave., N.W.
Canton, OH 44709
Phone: (800) 521-1146
Website: https://www.malone.edu/

Maplewood Career Center
7075 State Route 88
Ravenna, OH 44266
Phone: (330) 296-2892
Website: http://www.mwood.cc/
Description:
Provides individuals with educational experiences that aid in personal growth and the development of career/technical skills leading to graduation, higher education, and/or employment. They also offer Adult Workforce Development Courses in the evening.

Medina County Board of Developmental Disabilities
4691 Windfall Road
Medina, OH 44256
Phone: (330) 725-7751
Website: https://www.mcbdd.org/
Description:
Provides programs, services, and support that enables individuals with developmental disabilities to live, learn, work, and socialize.

Medina County Juvenile Probate Court
93 Public Square #104
Medina, OH 44256
Phone: (330) 725-9709
Website: http://www.medinaprobate.org/juvenile.html

Medina County Public Transit
144 N. Broadway
Medina, OH 44256
Phone: (330) 723-9670
Website: http://www.medinaco.org/transit/index.html
Description:
MCPT is a response, curb to curb, advanced reservation, shared ride transportation service that serves all of Medina County. MCPT is open to general public and individuals with disabilities. $4.00 per ride; approved elderly and disabled riders $2.00. Out-of-county trips when available, $1.00.

Medina Creative Housing, Inc.
232 North Court Street
Medina, OH 44256
Phone: (330) 591-4434
Website: http://medinacreativehousing.com/
Description:
Medina Creative Housing (MCH) and its affiliate organization Medina Creative Housing (MCH) and its affiliate organization Medina Creative Living (MCL) promote the development and ongoing management of permanent, affordable housing and quality services for persons with disabilities living in Medina County. Our homes enable the individuals with developmental and physical disabilities in Medina County to live independently in an affordable, accessible and safe neighborhood while receiving necessary levels of support for healthy and safety.

Mental Health America of Summit County
20 Olive Street, Suite 404
Akron, OH 44310
Phone: (330) 923-0688
Website: http://www.mentalhealthamerica.net/about-us
The programs provided by Mental Health America of Summit County accomplish the goals of providing information, education, and advocacy for mental health patients and their families including the public.

Mental Health Recovery Bd. of Portage County
155 East Main Street
Kent, OH 44240
Phone: (330) 673-1756
Website:  https://www.mental-health-recovery.org/
Description:
The Mental Health Recovery Bd. Of Portage County fund services for Portage County residents through its network of agencies. Service to help families, adults, teens, and children with mental illness, depression, addictions, in crisis and at risk for suicide.

OhioMeansJobs
Medina County Office
Medina County Workforce Development Center
3721 Pearl Rd.
Medina, OH 44256
Phone: (330) 723-9675
Website: http://www.pcbmrdd.org/
Portage County Office
OhioMeansJobs
253 South Chestnut
Ravenna, OH 44266
Phone: (330) 296-2841
Website: http://www.co.portage.oh.us/omj/
Summit County Office
OhioMeansJobs
1040 E. Tallmadge Ave.
Akron, OH 44310
Phone: (330) 633-1050
Website: https://www.summitomj.org/
Description: OhioMeansJobs offers a full range of services for job seekers. The goals of their service-first mentality are to help individuals become equipped for their next job, and for the companies to find the talent they need. OhioMeansJobs services are free and open to the public.

Packard Institute, Inc.
461 W. Market Street
Akron, OH 44303
Phone: (330) 470-0056
Website: http://thepackardinstitute.com/
Description:
The Packard Institute offers counseling, interventions, and healing. The licensed clinicians and certified recovery coaches of the institute provide a range of individuals, group and family counseling based on your needs.

PARTA – Portage Area Transportation Authority
2000 Summit Road
Kent, OH 44240
Phone: (330) 678-1287
Website: http://www.partaonline.org/
Description:
Provides bus and transportation services to selected routes throughout Portage County.
One service featured is Dial-A-Ride. This service provides scheduled transportation to your destination. Dial-A-Ride is $4.00 each way and a special rate of $2.00 each way for seniors, children, and persons with disabilities. Please schedule at least one day-three days ahead for the Dial-A-Ride service. Hearing impaired customers can reach PARTA through the Ohio Relay Service at 1-800-750-0750

Portage County Board of
Developmental Disabilities
2606 Brady Lake Road
Ravenna, OH 44266
Phone: (330) 297-6209
Website: http://pcbmrdd.org
Description:
Their mission is to assist individuals in developing their abilities to achieve a life as an active member of the community.  

Portage Co. Children Services Program
(Happy Day School)
2500 Brady Lake Road
Ravenna, OH 44266-1698
Phone: (330) 678-2400
Description:
Early Intervention Services, school age Special Education Services, and related services are provided at Happy Day School.

Portage County Health District
705 Oakwood Street, Suite 208
Ravenna, OH 44266
Phone: (330) 296-9919
Website: http://www.co.portage.oh.us/healthdept_pages/environmentaldiv.htm
Description:
To protect the health and safety of people in
Portage County.

Portage County Jobs & Family Services
449 S. Meridian St., 2nd Floor
Ravenna, OH 44266
Phone: (330) 297-3750
Website: http://www.co.portage.oh.us/jfs/
Description:
Job & Family services provide children, adults, and families an effective support system to assist in obtaining self-sufficiency and a safe, stable, healthy living environment.

Portage Industries, Inc.
7008 State Route 88
Ravenna, OH 44266
Phone: (330) 296-2839
Website: http://www.portageind.org/
Description:
Portage Industries provides adult day programs, services, motor and speech therapies, and transportation are provided.

Portage Lakes Career Center
4401 Shriver Road
Uniontown, OH 44685
Phone: (330) 896-8200
Website: http://plcc.edu/
Description:
Job placement, Adult Education, Vocational/Technical Training, and Corporate Training.

PMHA – Portage Metropolitan Housing Authority
2832 State Route 59
Ravenna, OH 44266
Phone: (330) 297-1489
Website: http://www.portagehousing.org/
Description:
The Portage Metropolitan Housing Authority is dedicated to meeting the housing needs of low-income families and individuals of Portage County by developing, managing, and supporting decent, affordable housing in cooperation with community partners.

Portage Path Behavioral Health
340 S. Broadway St.
Akron, OH 44308
Phone: (330) 253-3100
Website: http://www.portagepath.org/
Description:
Portage Path Behavioral Health is a professional healthcare company that provides outpatient, inpatient, emergency, and other specialized behavioral health services.

Red Treehouse
c/o Ronald McDonald House
10415 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44106
Website: http://www.redtreehouse.org/
Description:
Ohio’s online resource promoting and supporting the physical, emotional, intellectual, and social development of children and young adults.

REM Ohio (Eastern Regional Office)
470 Portage Lakes Drive
Suite 207
Akron, OH 44319
Phone: (888) 644-9730
Website: http://www.rem-oh.com/akron/
Description:
Since 1987, REM Ohio has been providing a variety of services and programs for people with special needs and their families. Our Akron office serves Akron and surrounding communities through the following programs:
Community Shared Home, Foster Family Shared Home, In-Home Support Services, Day Center, and Community Employment.

Safe Landing Program – Shelter Care
Phone: 330 630-5600
Website: http://www.sheltercareinc.org/programsministries/safe-landing-youth-shelter/
Description:
The primary purpose of this program is to give immediate assistance to both the young person and the family in a time of crisis. The services include short-term residential care, drop-in counseling, a 24-hour telephone hotline, and assistance in finding alternative living situations when necessary.
Youth Shelter for Boys
Phone: 330 253-7632
Youth Shelter for Girls
Phone: (330) 784-7200
The Highlands
Teen Pregnancy Shelter
The Shelter Home Program provides long-term residential treatment care for teens and young children in Northeast Ohio.

Salvation Army – Preschool and Child Care Program
135 Hall Street
Akron, OH 44303
Phone: (330) 434-7430
Description: Preschool and child care for children ages 18 months to Pre-K (4/5 years).

Six District Educational Compact
33 Milford Road, Suite 1
Hudson, OH 44236
Phone: (330) 655-2247
Website: http://sixdistrict.com/
Description:
Providing career programs, services and resources, the six District Compact serves over 25,000 students, as well as teachers, staff and administrators in Cuyahoga Falls, Hudson, Kent, Stow Munroe-Falls, Tallmadge, and Woodridge school districts. The compact offers 26 different College Tech Prep Initiatives designed to prepare them for college and careers.

Social Security Administration
Federal Building
2 South Main Street
2nd Floor
Akron, OH 44308
Phone: (877) 600-2858
Website: https://www.ssa.gov/
Description:
Oversees and administers the Social Security programs for retirement, Medicare, and disability and Supplemental Security.

SHC/The Arc of Medina County
4283 Paradise Road
Seville, OH 44273
Phone: (330) 722-1900
Website: http://shc-medina.org
Description:
The SHC, The ARC of Medina County, partners individuals with disabilities and their families to provide a full range of services to assist them in living a quality life in their chosen community.

Speech & Hearing Center – University of Akron
The Audiology & Speech Center
Polsky Building, Room 181 First Floor
225 S. Main Street
University of Akron
Akron, OH 44325
Phone: (330) 972-6035
Website: https://www.uakron.edu/sslpa/asc
Description:
The Audiology and Speech Center provides a full range of clinical speech, language and hearing services for children and adults in Greater Akron-Canton area, the University community and across NE Ohio. Hours of operation Monday through Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm. (by appointment only).

Stark State College
6200 Frank Ave., N.W.
North Canton, OH 44720
Phone: (330) 494-6170
Website: https://www.starkstate.edu/
Description: Two-year associate degrees and one-year certificate programs.

State Support Team Region 8
420 Washington Ave.
Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221
Phone: (330) 929-6634
Website: http://sst8.org/
Description:
Serves the counties of: Medina, Portage, and Summit. Responsible for the regional delivery of: School Improvement, Secondary Transition, Early Learning, and Special Education Compliance.

Summit County Children Services
264 South Arlington Street
Akron, OH 44306
Phone: (330) 379-9094
Website: http://www.summitkids.org
Description:
Protect the abused, neglected, and dependent children of the county and promote their well-being.

Summit County Community Partnership
1100 Graham Road
Stow, OH 44224
Phone: (330) 374-0947
Website: http://cpsummit.org/
Description:
The Summit County Community Partnership is a consortium of community resources committed to preventing substance abuse in Summit County. Our mission is to facilitate coalitions of community resources in order to prevent alcohol, drug abuse, and problem gambling in Summit County.

Summit County Department of Job & Family Services
1180 S. Main Street, Suite 102
Akron, OH 44301
Phone: (330) 643-8200
Website: https://www.summitdjfs.org/
Description:
The DJFS of Summit County is working to help families achieve a higher quality of life and support families through their transition and independence.

Summit County Developmental Disabilities Board
89 E. Howe Road
Tallmadge, OH 44278
Phone: (330) 634-8000
Website: http://www.summitdd.org/
Description:
The mission of the Summit DD Board is to be a primary community force to enable eligible individuals to work, live, learn, play and participate as equal citizens in their communities.

Summit County Juvenile Court
650 Dan Street
Akron, OH 44310
Phone: (330) 643-2900
Website: https://juvenilecourt.summitoh.net/
Description:
By networking with the wealth of social service agencies in Summit County and enhancing, expanding, and creating programs within the court, we can provide our at-risk youths with useful alternatives.

Summit County Public Health
1867 W. Market Street
Akron, OH 44313
Phone: (330) 923-4891
TTY: (330) 375-2341
Website: http://scphoh.org/
Description:
The mission of Summit County Public Health is to protect and promote the health of the entire community through programs and activities designed to address the safety, health and well-being of the people who live in Summit County. The Health Department seeks to create a healthful environment and ensure the accessibility of health services to all.

Summit Educational Service Center Work-Study
420 Washington Ave.
Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221
Phone: (330) 945-5600
Website: http://summitesc.org/
Description:
Serves students directly through…vocational counseling, transition assessment and planning, direct and indirect job development services, teacher/case manager consultation, employment follow-up, coordination of job shadowing and informational interviewing opportunities, and job seeking skills training.

Tri-County Independent Living Center, Inc.
520 S. Main Street
Suite 2501
Akron, OH 44304
Phone: (330) 762-0007
Website: http://www.tcilc.org/facts
Description:
The center serves individuals with disabilities who reside in the Summit, Stark, and Portage counties area.

United Disability Services
701 S. Main Street
Akron, OH 44311
Phone: (330) 762-9755
Website: https://www.udsakron.org/
Description:
Our mission is to enhance the quality of life for people with disabilities and their caregivers by providing the highest quality, client-focused programs and services. Toy Center and Low Vision Services offered at facility on designated days and times.

United Way of Medina County
728 E. Smith Road
Medina, OH 44256
Website: http://www.unitedwaymedina.org/
United Way of Portage County
PO Box 845
999 E. Main Street (2nd Floor)
Ravenna, OH 44266
Phone: (330) 297-1424
Website: http://www.uwportage.org/
United Way of Summit County
90 N. Prospect Street
Akron, OH 44304
Website: http://www.uwsummit.org/
Description:
United Way improves lives by mobilizing the caring power of communities around the world to advance the common good.

University of Akron, Clinic for Individual and Family Counseling
27 S. Forge Street, Second Floor
Akron, OH 44325
Phone: (330) 972-6822
Website: https://www.uakron.edu/cifc/
Description:
Provide high quality, low-cost (or free) mental health services to Greater Akron area. Counseling is provided to individuals of all ages, couples, families and groups. To make an appointment, call 330 972-6822.

Windfall Industries/Medina Co. Sheltered
150 D Quadral Road
Wadsworth, OH 44281
Phone: (330) 334-4491
Website: https://www.windfallindustries.org/
Description:
Our mission is to create and maintain a business that provides high quality service and products to customers; while providing comprehensive training, career growth, job placement and other vocational opportunities for individual with disabilities.

YMCA – Association Service Office
50 S. Main Street, Ste. LL100
Akron, OH 44308
Phone: (330) 376-1335
Website: https://www.akronymca.org/
Description:
To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build a healthy spirit, mind, and body for all.

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