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  • Transportation Services

    For many Stark County residents, public transportation services are essential for their basic needs, including trips to work and medical appointments. Fortunately, local transportation resources are available to support low-income individuals as well as those with permanent disabilities. Find routes and more information for SARTA here.

    • Transportation: young adults

      Early adulthood marks an exciting and challenging time as young people move toward independent living and financial freedom. But without dependable transportation, young adults face obstacles in finding and sustaining meaningful employment. Reliable transportation is important for accessing opportunity and staying connected to the community. Discover what local programs and services are available to address your transportation needs.

      • Public Transportation
        Before you ride, you can view bus schedules and area maps to shopping centers, medical facilities, restaurants, grocery stores, schools, places of employment and other areas of interest. Find a transportation route that can get you to your desired destination.
        • Transportation: youth & teens

          Reliable transportation to school, work and other activities is critical for youth and teens. Without access to consistent transportation, the ability to maintain regular school attendance and employment is limited. Fortunately, there are affordable transportation services that offer easy, convenient access to school and other locations throughout Stark County. For those who qualify, free transportation to medical appointments may also be available.

          • How much sleep do I need?

            Getting enough sleep is critical for healthy and happy development, but it can be difficult to know how much you need. Because sleep needs vary for newborns, infants, toddlers, children, teens and young adults, it’s important to know what’s recommended for you.

            • Early childhood immunizations

              It is important that children receive immunizations early in life to help protect them from potentially life-threatening illnesses and diseases. If your child is behind on their shots, don’t worry. Your pediatric or primary care physician can help determine a make-up vaccination schedule, so your child can get safely back on track.

              • 2-1-1 Helpline Transitions Resources to StarkHelpCentral.com

                In 2023, 2-1-1, Stark County’s helpline, transitioned to StarkHelpCentral.com. 

                Closing the Stark County information system and online database—that was run by United Way of Greater Stark County—and moving resources to StarkHelpCentral.com helps streamline the process for community members looking for resources and information.  

                StarkHelpCentral.com can help you find community resources available to you and your family. The searchable community resource website is supported by Stark County Mental Health & Addiction Recovery (StarkMHAR),

                • Foster Children: Aging Out Resources

                  Children who are part of the foster care system in Stark County will eventually reach the age of 18 and age out of the program. Just like anyone else, these young adults may have medical and mental health care needs. But unlike other young people, once they age out of foster care, they no longer have the same financial and emotional backing at home.

                  Unfortunately, these young people rarely receive the emotional and behavioral health services they need because of a lack of insurance and family support.

                  • Early Childhood (Ages 0 - 3)
                  • Childhood (Ages 4 - 10)
                  • Youth & Teens (Ages 11 - 17)
                • Forms & applications

                  Before you schedule an appointment with one of our service providers, it can be helpful to learn about the documentation required. Forms can be printed and completed ahead of time or filled out in person during your initial visit.

                  • Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month: A mother and son’s 20-year journey
                    I teach about people with disabilities and how Stark DD helps more than 3,900 people, including my son, living in Stark County. Read our story.
                    • Child custody: youth & teens

                      The family court considers many factors when considering the best custody arrangements for youth and teens. As children get older, their school schedules become more complex and they likely have stronger opinions about their living arrangements. Most judges encourage flexibility when it comes to caring for older children, so they are best set up for success. Find help navigating teen custody cases in Stark County.

                      • Information on Stark County’s COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout
                        As the COVID-19 vaccine rollout continues, it’s important to stay up to date on information for getting the vaccine in Stark County. Learn more.
                        • Removing Barriers to Owning a Small Business

                          StarkFresh serves the people of Stark County through a variety of ways, all in the name of their mission: “Tackling the causes of hunger by creating realistic pathways out of poverty.” Many in the county know StarkFresh for its grocery store located in downtown Canton on Cherry Ave. NE or its mobile grocery market that travels throughout the area; though the programs offered through StarkFresh go past the scope of bringing food to people in need.

                          • North Canton Students Use Business to Inspire Positivity in and Outside of the Classroom
                            A group of students from Hoover High School in North Canton, Ohio, started You Choose, a Junior Achievement business to promote positivity.
                            • Mental Health Resources During the Coronavirus Pandemic

                              This year, we’ve faced a pandemic unlike anything in our lifetimes. As we get closer to a vaccine for coronavirus, many people in Stark County are still feeling the stressful effects. Fortunately, the stress response is normal during a crisis.

                              Are you looking for ways to manage feelings of stress and anxiety? Here are some common questions we have received related to mental health, coping with COVID-19 in the community,

                              • Your Guide to Pride: 2022 Ohio Pride Events

                                Happy Pride Month, Ohioans! Nowadays, Pride celebrations extend beyond the month of June and into the summer, so everyone has a chance to celebrate. If you’re looking for Pride events near you throughout Ohio, you’ve come to the right place.

                                No matter how you identify or if you’re an ally, there’s a Pride parade, festival or celebration near you. Be sure to catch a live performance, support local vendors who attend, volunteer for a committee,

                                United Way of Greater Stark County

                                Offers an Auto Repair Program through a partnership with Department of Job & Family Services

                                Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) to help individuals file free tax returns

                                401 Market Ave N
                                #300
                                Canton, OH 44702
                                Phone: (330) 491-0445
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                                ABCD, Inc.

                                Non-profit community development agency committed to improving the quality of life of people through Community Economic Development, Energy Conservation, Housing Development, and Transportation

                                1225 Gross Ave. NE
                                Canton, OH 44705
                                Phone: (330) 455-6385
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                                Stark Area Regional Transit Authority (SARTA)

                                Public transportation through 34 fixed routes and four transit centers. Special programs are available for students, Medicaid recipients and individuals with developmental disabilities.

                                1600 Gateway Blvd. SE
                                Canton, OH 44707
                                Toll free: 1 (855) 887-2782
                                Toll free: 1 (855) 887-2782
                                Proline service: (330) 455-2292
                                Proline service: (330) 455-2292
                                Teletypewriter (TTY): 711 or 1 (800) 750-0750
                                Teletypewriter (TTY): 711 or 1 (800) 750-0750
                                Bus service: (330) 477-2782
                                Bus service: (330) 477-2782
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                                Stark County Job & Family Services

                                Report child abuse: 330-455-KIDS / 1-800-233-5437

                                Partner with our customers, community and other service providers to protect children and vulnerable adults, stabilize and strengthen families, and encourage self-sufficiency and personal responsibility.

                                • Cash assistance
                                • Food assistance
                                • Medicaid & Medical
                                • Non-emergency transportation – Transportation to and from Medicaid-qualified appointments, including doctor visits, dental visits, vision appointments and more.
                                • Child care services
                                • Work experience program –
                                221 3rd St. SE
                                Canton, OH 44702
                                Toll free: 1 (888) 698-6893
                                Toll free: 1 (888) 698-6893
                                Local: (330) 452-4661
                                TDD: (330) 451-8879
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                                Koala Kruizers

                                Provides students with safe, reliable transportation to school, extracurricular activities and medical/dental appointments.

                                1170 S Main St
                                North Canton, OH 44720
                                Phone: (330) 966-2327
                                Fax: (330) 966-2339
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                                American Cancer Society

                                Transportation to and from cancer treatment for individuals who do not have a ride or are unable to drive themselves.

                                Phone: 1 (800) 227-2345
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                                Ohio Department of Disabilities

                                Start a search for waiver-funded service providers offering transportation, housing, day services and more.

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                                Veteran’s Service Commission of Stark County

                                Provides VA Benefits Assistance, Financial Assistance, Medical Transportation, and Employment Resources to Stark County Veterans and their families.

                                2955 Wise Ave. NW
                                Canton, OH 44708
                                Phone: (330) 451-7457
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                                CareSource

                                CareSource offers a team approach to managing care, as well as transportation, 24-hour medical advice line and no copays or premiums.

                                Phone: (800) 488-0134
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                                Green Parks & Recreation Summer Day Camps

                                Weeklong camps for children ages 7 to 12 covering a variety of fun topics including transportation, superheroes, cooking, games and secret agents.

                                1755 Town Park Blvd.
                                Uniontown, OH 44685
                                Phone: (330) 896-6621
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                                Buckeye Community Health Plan

                                Buckeye Community Health Plan offers a 24-hour nurse advice line, care managers for doctor’s visits and transportation to medical appointments and pharmacies. Visit their website for more information.

                                Phone: (866) 246-4358
                                YTT: (800) 750-0750
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                                Stark County Board of Developmental Disabilities

                                A Major Unusual Incident (MUI) is an event that negatively impacts the health, safety or wellbeing of an individual with developmental disabilities. If you or someone you know is experiencing a major unusual incident, call the 24-hour hotline to report the event.

                                MUI Hotline: 330-477-4477

                                The Stark County Board of Developmental Disabilities exists to connect individuals and families with the services they need for health, safety, education and a high quality of life.

                                2950 Whipple Ave. NW
                                Canton, OH 44708
                                Phone: (330) 477-5200
                                Intake: (330) 479-3582
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                                Coleman Health Services – Alliance

                                Offers comprehensive, whole person treatment to children, adults and families in the communities we serve – regardless of their ability to pay

                                Delivers mental health, substance use, residential, and rehabilitation services

                                Walk-in Clinic:

                                Mon- Fri 11am – 12pm

                                1410 West State St.
                                Alliance, OH 44601
                                Phone: (330) 823-6932
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                                Coleman Health Services – Canton

                                Offers comprehensive, whole person treatment to children, adults and families in the communities we serve – regardless of their ability to pay

                                Delivers mental health, substance use, residential, and rehabilitation services

                                Walk-in Clinic: Mon- Fri 8am – 2pm

                                400 Tuscarawas St. W
                                Suite 200
                                Canton, OH 44702
                                Phone: (330) 438-2400
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                                YWCA Alliance

                                We improve Alliance area women’s lives, stand up for justice, and strengthen communities with a focus on three impact areas: equipping youth, economic stability and advancement and senior nutrition and health

                                Provides transitional housing for women, a clothing boutique, employment and transportation assistance, youth programs, and Meals on Wheels for the senior community

                                239 East Market St.
                                Alliance, OH 44601
                                Phone: (330) 823-1840
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                                Sex Addicts Anonymous

                                Anonymous gathering of individuals recovering from sex addiction. Call for schedule and details.

                                Phone: 1 (800) 477-8191
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                                Home Helpers

                                Respite care is provided to seniors, working parents, new mothers, and individuals who require recuperative or continuing care. Their services and schedules can be customized to your needs.

                                3730 Whipple Ave. NW
                                Suite 400
                                Canton, OH 44718
                                Phone: (330) 892-9329
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