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  • Behind On Rent & Utilities

    If you’re facing financial hardships and need help with rent and utilities to help you stay afloat, Stark County offers various programs to assist. Review the options available and reach out to find out which programs might work best for you.

    • Homeless & housing: youth & teens

      Youth and teens are considered the highest at-risk group for homelessness in the United States. Each year, in communities like ours, it is estimated that up to two million young people are living on the streets, vulnerable to harm. Every child needs a healthy, safe environment in which to live. Learn what support services can help you or someone you know transition to a more stable living environment.

      • Runaways
        A young person may want to leave home for many reasons. They might be rebelling against their parents or fleeing a dangerous family setting. But unfortunately, couch surfing or living on the streets could increase the likelihood of exploitation and other dangerous situations.
        • Affordable & subsidized housing
          Financial hardship can be a key contributor to homelessness. For families and young people with limited income, affordable housing may seem out of reach. Learn about local resources and apartment communities that offer low-rent or subsidized housing in Stark County.
          • Homeless & housing: young adults

            Young people between the ages of 18 and 25 can face significant obstacles as they move toward independent living. Whether you are aging out of foster care or struggling to achieve self-sufficiency with limited resources, you are not alone and help is available. Get started with local resources for basic needs and emotional support.

            • Basic Needs: Early Childhood

              If you are looking for pregnancy support, have a young child at home or need financial assistance to make ends meet, finding help is easier than ever. Learn about programs and organizations committed to providing basic needs to growing families in Stark County. Because no baby should go without the necessary items for a healthy and safe start to life.

              • Homeless services: adults 26+

                For adults who are homeless or facing the possibility of homelessness, Stark County has people who want to help. Start here and contact the organizations below to find assistance with basic resources and temporary housing locations.

                • Basic Needs: Childhood

                  In order to grow up happy and healthy, kids need a roof over their heads, food on the table and access to quality medical care. Unfortunately, this is not a reality for many of Stark County’s youngest residents. Find local organizations connecting children in our community with the basic items they need to thrive. Together, we can help keep our kids safe and supported.

                  • Basic needs: adulthood

                    Stark County offers a wide range of basic needs services from food, medicine and family assistance as well as targeted services for veterans, those in substance abuse recovery, homeless persons, parents and more.

                    • Basic needs: youth & teens

                      For adolescents in Stark County, growing up can be a challenge – especially when money is tight and support is not available at home. When youth and teens are struggling to meet their most basic needs, there are many local organizations they can turn to for help. Discover ways to access food, clothing and shelter for adolescents across Stark.

                      • Emergency shelters

                        If you are going through a housing crisis or find yourself homeless, emergency shelter is available throughout Stark County. Various organizations offer overnight sleeping accommodations and temporary shelter.

                        Contact a location below or call the Stark County Homeless Hotline at (330) 452-4363.

                        • How to Find Warming Centers This Winter
                          When freezing temperatures do occur, those who need a warm place to stay can watch for news regarding local warming centers.
                          • Navigating the Holidays and Mental Health

                            While the holidays are celebrated as “the happiest time of the year,” it doesn’t always feel that way. If you, or a loved one, is struggling, the holidays can be hard. If you’re feeling alone, know that there are places in Stark County where you can turn for support and help.

                            The Holidays and Mental Health

                            Struggles with mental health and the holidays can equal extra stress. Navigating the two at the same time can be difficult.

                            Stark County Homeless Hotline

                            24/7 Hotline: 330-452-4363

                            For referrals to free community shelters and other local housing programs.

                            Please allow enough phone time for specialists to conduct an initial assessment review to find information and programs that work best for your needs.

                            The homeless hotline number is a part of Stark County Mental Health & Addiction Recovery.

                            24/7 Hotline: (330) 452-4363
                            24/7 Hotline: (330) 452-4363
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                            Refuge of Hope

                            Providing meals, clothing, and medical care for men, women, and children
                            Also provides shelter to homeless men – call the Stark County Homeless Hotline 330-452-4363

                            715 2nd St.
                            Canton, OH 44704
                            Phone: (330) 453-1785
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                            ICAN Housing

                            Connecting people to housing, mental health services and community support in Stark County, Ohio.

                            Need help? Click here for first steps.

                            1214 Market Ave. N
                            Canton, OH 44714
                            Phone: (330) 455-9100
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                            YWCA Canton

                            Provides emergency shelter to the homeless and tools to help them get back on their feet and become self-sufficient

                            Also provides early care and education services to children that enhance their development and prepare them to be successful as they transition to kindergarten

                            To be placed in housing you must first register with the homeless hotline by calling 330-452-4363

                            231 6th St. NE
                            Canton, OH 44702
                            Phone: (330) 453-7644
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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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                            CommQuest Massillon

                            Addiction and mental health counseling, psychiatric services, case management, family housing, male residential addiction treatment, driver intervention program

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                            Alliance for Children & Families

                            Emergency shelter and permanent supportive housing (referrals through Homeless Hotline) for individuals and families.


                            • Permanent Supportive Housing Project
                            • Emergency Shelter
                            • Affordable Housing
                            • Ending Domestic & Family Violence through STAMP
                            • Financial Literacy
                            • Health and Wellness
                            624 Scranton Ave.
                            Alliance, OH 44601
                            Phone: (330) 821-6332
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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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                            Homeless Continuum of Care of Stark County

                            HCCSC is committed to ending homeless in Stark County.

                            How To Get Help – Stark Homeless Continuum (


                            408 Ninth St. SW
                            Canton, OH 44707
                            Local: (330) 451-6550
                            Stark County Homeless Hotline: (330) 452-4363
                            Stark County Homeless Hotline: (330) 452-4363
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                            Clothed in Righteousness

                            Services include a hot meal, a free clothing closet boutique, hygiene, a bag of food for homeless individuals, an emergency box of food for housed individuals or families, and supplies for anyone homeless staying outdoors or in their vehicle.

                            No identification is required or appointment. Expect a small wait due to how busy we might be.

                            55 East Main
                            Alliance, OH 44601
                            Phone: (330) 501-8262
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                            New Beginnings Permanent Supportive Housing

                            Long-term, low-income housing for individuals and families. Only accessed through registering with homeless hotline.

                            800 West Tuscarawas St.
                            Canton, OH 44707
                            Phone: (330) 452-4823
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                            National Runaway Safeline

                            Counselors are available 24 hours a day to support runaways, homeless youth and teens in crisis.

                            Visit their website to see chat, text, email and call options to get help today.

                            Hotline: 1 (800) 786-2929
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                            Charlotte & Main

                            Furnishings and household goods can be the missing piece that turns housing into homes.

                            Our Mission is to provide these items for: Young Adults aging out of foster care and entering into independent living Domestic Violence survivors exiting emergency shelters Veterans escaping homelessness
                            4201 Hills and Dales Rd NW
                            Canton, OH 44708
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