Financial independence & responsibility

In Ohio, when young people with disabilities reach 18 years old, they are considered legal adults and have the right to manage their own finances. At this time, it is helpful to understand the various types of financial resources available to adults with disabilities, including Medicaid. Find local Stark County financial support services and reach out today.

Employment & transportation

Goodwill Community Campus

Employment, education and family strengthening services.
408 9th St. SW
Canton, OH 44707
Local: (330) 994-1443
Toll free: 1 (800) 942-3577
Toll free: 1 (800) 942-3577
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9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Handicapped Parking Card

Complete and submit the online application to your local BMV. View and download the PDF.

Ohio Department of Disabilities

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

OhioMeansJobs

Serving Stark County employers and job seekers with access to all community partner programs, education, training, counseling and employment opportunities. Visit the website to learn more.
822 30th St. NW
Canton, OH 44709
Phone: (330) 433-9675
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Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities

Helping to support Ohioans with disabilities as they achieve quality employment and independence:
  • Customized employment plans
  • Education
  • Social Security disability determination
816 30th St. NW
Canton, OH 44709
Phone: (330) 438-0500

SARTA Proline Services

Transportation services for passengers with ADA-recognized disabilities throughout Stark County. Visit the website to learn more.
1600 Gateway Blvd. SE
Canton, OH 44707
Phone: (330) 455-2292
Financial support

Economic Mobility Center

Helping Stark County residents with economic mobility programs that help participants build long-term, fiscal independence, creating a cycle of financial success throughout the community.
401 Market Ave North
Suite #100
Canton, OH 44702
Phone: (330) 491-0445
Help managing funds: payee services

Canton Friendship Center

A community social center designed to provide safe and friendly peer support for individuals with physical and/or mental disabilities.
2200 Cleveland Ave. NW
Canton, OH 44709
Payee Center: 330-453-8776
Payee Center: 330-453-8776
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9:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Public assistance

Canton Social Security Office

Provides federal disability and social security benefits to Stark County residents.
301 McKinley Ave. SW
Suite 100
Canton, OH 43725
Phone: 1 (877) 255-1509
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9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Stark County Job & Family Services: Basic Needs

Helping individuals in Stark County apply for cash, food and medical assistance.
221 3rd St. SE
Canton, OH 44702
Phone: (330) 452-4661
TDD: (330) 451-8879
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