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  • What to Expect at Stark County Family Court
    If you’re involved with a hearing at Stark County Family Court, it’s helpful to know what to expect so you can be prepared. Learn more.
    • Transportation for people on Medicaid
      For Medicaid recipients without reliable transportation to and from appointments, help is available. The Non-Emergency Transportation (NET) program, administered by Stark County Job & Family Services, provides free transportation services to any Medicaid-covered appointment.
      • MentorStark Amplifies Mentoring in Stark County

        It’s National Mentoring Month and there’s no better time to tell you how being a mentor changed my life! I have learned from the perspectives of young people. I have witnessed firsthand systemic racism and inequity. I have experienced the roadblocks that get in the way of accessing community resources. I have become a better listener and less judgmental. And I have seen how young people can lead the way, if given a voice and an opportunity.

        • Counseling for people in the armed services
          It is not uncommon for members of the military to struggle with a range of mental health issues, including post-traumatic stress disorder (PSTD), anxiety, depression, traumatic brain injury or addiction. Even after they are discharged, the process of transitioning out of military life presents its own unique challenges. In severe cases, some may even be at risk for harming themselves.
          • Introducing the Stark County Mindfulness Walk
            StarkMHAR & Stark Parks partnered to create a 1-mile Mindfulness Walk with activities to promote mental health & self-care while enjoying nature.
            • 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.
              • 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,

                • CHANCE Program Helps People with Substance Use in Stark County
                  The CHANCE Program gives individuals in Stark County a chance to address substance use through intensive treatment. Learn more about this program.
                  • Suicide prevention for Stark County children, teens and young adults
                    If someone you know is hurting, don’t stop encouraging them to seek support. There is a community rooting for them to keep going.
                    • Find resources in Stark County for young people facing real life issues
                      With, the search for community resources is confidential, convenient and consistent with target age groups.
                      • Stark County CARE Teams cover basic needs so students can focus on academics
                        Together, these professionals brainstorm ideas for ways to support children so they can do their best while they’re at school.
                        • How school districts throughout Stark County are addressing safety concerns
                          The goal in Stark County is to keep every student safe. If students don’t feel safe, they’re not able to perform at their best academically.
                          • Stark County Educational Service Center Provides Schools with Helpful Resources
                            The Stark County Educational Service Center provides schools with helpful resources that support student educational, health and emotional needs.
                            • If you witness peer pressure
                              If you know someone who is being swayed to engage in destructive behavior, don’t hesitate to intervene. Contact your school counselor office for help.
                              • Peer pressure: youth & teens

                                From the time social connections are formed, children experience peer pressure. Wanting to fit in is a normal part of growing up, but sometimes these pressures can lead to harmful behaviors. Some youth may experiment with drugs, alcohol and tobacco. Others may act out through violence or risky behaviors. If you know someone on a destructive path, learn where to get help and support.

                                • Effects of traumatic childhood stress
                                  A child who experiences a traumatic event may regress in their development (bed-wetting, for example), have strained relationships or struggle to regulate their emotions. These outcomes might present themselves right away or surface over time, but fortunately, Stark County resources are available to help manage the effects of traumatic childhood stress.
                                  • Being Kind to Others & Yourself Can Improve Your Mental Health
                                    Kindness is linked to mental health. And we sure could use more of it during the pandemic. Here are simple ways to add more kindness into your life.
                                    • Education opportunities: young adults

                                      After school, it is important for students to look forward to what’s next. Whether they pursue a career, enroll in college or enlist in the armed services, young people have options in choosing their path toward adulthood. Some of these opportunities will require a high school diploma, others may demand a background of skills or training. Either way, emerging adults should have a plan for the future, so they are set up for long-term success.

                                      • Mental health recovery & support groups

                                        In Stark County, mental health support groups provide a safe, supportive and confidential environment to talk and listen. These sessions help attendees find understanding and reassurance from peers in similar situations, while offering different perspectives, ideas and viewpoints. Find schedules and contact information for support groups near you.

                                        • School Safety

                                          Stark County’s goal is always to keep all students safe – physically, socially and emotionally. Inside and outside of the classroom, many resources are in place to support our local students. From guidance counselors and mental health specialists to school resource officers and ongoing building improvements, Stark County has taken many steps to improve the safety at our local schools.

                                          If you or someone you know has a concern about your safety while in school,

                                          • Drug drop box information
                                            Many of the drugs that are used or sold by teens in Stark County are found in the homes of their friends and families. If prescription medications are not stored and disposed of properly, it is possible for young people to get their hands on the substances. Thankfully, you can safely drop off unwanted prescriptions at 17 permanent collection boxes throughout Stark County.
                                            • Mental health services for teens & young adults
                                              With the support of local service providers and community advocates, many teens and young adults can learn to support their mental health and go on to live full, enriching lives. Therapy, group counseling and prescription medications are just some of the ways young people in Stark County can learn to cope with a mental health condition.
                                              • Trauma: childhood

                                                When children are exposed to violence, abuse or even natural disasters, their confidence is shaken, and their view of the world can be altered. A child’s psychological and physical response to these events can have long-lasting implications for their success in school, their personal relationships and their behavior. Find local resources and childhood counseling to support children who have experienced trauma in Stark County.

                                                • Paying for mental health & addiction services

                                                  Your ability to pay for services should never be a barrier to seeking the help you need. Even if you do not have access to insurance, Medicare, Medicaid or another medical care payment method, you are still encouraged to seek support. Financial help may be available based on your income and other factors.

                                                  • Trauma: early childhood

                                                    When a child experiences trauma, it often impacts the entire family and the community around them. These experiences can affect a child’s whole body and emotional well-being, and every child’s response to trauma is unique. Find mental health and counseling resources to help children and families cope with the effects of trauma here in Stark County.

                                                    • Money Management
                                                      Many young adults who are just starting out are not experienced in setting a budget or navigating major financial decisions. They may not know who to ask or where to turn to learn effective ways to manage their money. No matter the situation, help is available. Find community resources that offer workshops and counseling programs to put you on the path toward greater financial stability.
                                                      • Mental health screening
                                                        If you think you or someone you know might benefit from mental health services, an interactive online screening is a good place to start. This quick and easy quiz can help determine if professional mental health support is the right fit for your needs. All responses are confidential and anonymous, and can help connect you with helpful community programs, organizations and resources.
                                                        • Preparing for a child custody case

                                                          If this is your first experience in the Stark County court system, it may be helpful to understand what typically happens in a child custody case. It is important to know the etiquette, expectations and processes so you can advocate for your parental rights.

                                                          • LGBTQ+: young adults

                                                            Just like anyone else, LGBTQ+ teens undergo a variety of lifestyle changes on their path to adulthood. They face new challenges, from living independently and finding a job to evolving relationships. However, emerging LGBTQ+ adults often find that coming out and coming into their own is an additional source of stress. Learn about the local programs and services available to support these local young people as they develop new coping resources and strategies.

                                                            • Mental health medication

                                                              Often the cost of therapy or prescription drugs has been known to deter young people from getting the help they need. Find information about common mental health medications as well as resources to help pay for mental health treatment. Local service providers and family physicians may also have information about low-cost recovery resources.

                                                              • Stress management
                                                                Stress impacts us all at one point or another, and everyone handles stress differently. When you’re feeling overwhelmed or experiencing severe stress over an extended period of time, consider reaching out to a mental health professional for guidance. Find tips and suggestions for coping with stress as well as local organizations that can help.
                                                                • Trauma: youth & teens

                                                                  Most people will experience a traumatic event at some point in their lives. Whether it is a natural disaster, exposure to violence or abuse, or the death of a loved one, a person’s ability to cope with these experiences can have a lasting effect. When a teen experiences trauma, they may respond differently than a younger child or an adult. Find local resources to help support young people who have gone through trauma and their traumatic stress in Stark County.

                                                                  • What to expect as an adult in the criminal justice system
                                                                    Young adults who were involved in the criminal justice system as minors will experience a different system as adults. While they retain the right to an attorney and privilege against self-incrimination (among others), the juvenile court system focuses more on rehabilitation and usually offers reduced sentencing options.
                                                                    • Breaking free of a gang
                                                                      While being part of a gang is dangerous, escaping from a gang family may be even more so. Gangs typically don’t want members to leave because there’s a fear of betrayal – that they’ll expose what they know to law enforcement or even a rival gang. While getting out of gang life isn’t easy, it is possible with persistence, support and the right resources.
                                                                      • Employment assistance

                                                                        In Stark County, publicly-funded employment services are available to local job seekers who meet set income requirements. Support is also offered for employers and small businesses to help offset hiring costs, so they can expand their workforce with eligible employees. Learn about available community-based work programs and find out if you qualify today.

                                                                        • You are not alone
                                                                          Growing up can be a challenging and isolating experience, but the good news is, you don’t have to do it alone. No matter the adversity you might be facing, find the encouragement you need to move forward in a positive direction. Stark Help Central is a safe, welcoming and inclusive environment for young people of all ages and backgrounds.
                                                                          • Seeking treatment
                                                                            Are you ready to seek treatment for a mental health condition? We know there are many reasons why reaching out for support might not be the easiest choice. But we also know seeking treatment is one of the best decisions you can make for your hope, health and recovery. Find mental health resources and support services available here in Stark County.
                                                                            • Resiliency
                                                                              When it feels like life has more downs than ups, Stark County organizations are available to help build resiliency. This important life skill can help young people bounce back from life’s challenges without the same risk for anxiety, depression and other mental health conditions later in life. Get started with local mental health and resiliency resources today.
                                                                              • Childhood resiliency

                                                                                Childhood is often considered a happy, carefree time, but children are not always shielded from trauma and turmoil. From bullying and divorce to abuse and grief, kids can be exposed to many of life’s challenges. For these children, resiliency skills can help them discover ways to cope with difficult situations and move forward.

                                                                                • Developmental markers to look for
                                                                                  How a child responds to and interacts with the world around them gives clues to their developmental progress. When a child doesn’t meet development milestones in a range typical of their peers, it may indicate a difference in their growth. Find resources to contact if you think your child is showing signs of a cognitive or physical disability.
                                                                                  • Effects of traumatic stress
                                                                                    There is no single way to respond to trauma, and each person who is affected will cope and heal in their own ways. Learn how to identify the effects of trauma and find resources in Stark County to help you move forward in a positive direction.
                                                                                    • Mental & emotional support: childhood abuse & neglect
                                                                                      If you know a child that has experienced or is currently experiencing abuse or neglect, it is essential that they find a path to safety right away. Help young survivors of abuse find the counseling services they need to start the journey toward recovery.
                                                                                      • LGBTQ+ bullying
                                                                                        Bullying can have lasting negative effects on LGBTQ+ youth. It can cause anxiety and depression, relationship problems, low self-esteem, substance use and even thoughts of suicide. Young people who are being bullied should seek out adult allies who are safe and confident. Adults who display rainbows in their offices, wear pins to show their support, or have Safe Zone stickers are likely good places to turn.
                                                                                        • Military education services
                                                                                          The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs offers military and veterans access to various educational assistance programs that are aligned with their career interests and goals. They can choose to pursue a college degree via the GI Bill, enroll in online correspondence courses or explore on-the-job training options.
                                                                                          • Gambling addiction recovery
                                                                                            Whether for entertainment, quick cash or to impress their friends, teens in Stark County gamble for many different reasons. Sometimes they’ve had an early experience with a frequent gambler. Other times, financial necessity causes them to look for money anywhere they can. No matter how the gambling behaviors start, they often stem from a deeper issue that can be addressed through counseling and support.
                                                                                            • LGBTQ+: youth & teens

                                                                                              During adolescence, many young people are exploring their sexual identity, gender identity and gender expression. While this can be an exciting time, the process of self-discovery can also be extremely stressful. Fear of being different, along with cultural and peer pressures, may cause teens to question their gender identity, gender expression and/or sexual orientation. Find local resources to help support these young people in their pursuit of acceptance and understanding.

                                                                                              • Signs of peer pressure

                                                                                                No young person is completely immune from peer influence. While we hope most are able to resist the temptation to make harmful choices, that is not always the case. Seek help from school counselors or mental health professionals if you notice the following behaviors. They could be signs of peer pressure in teens.

                                                                                                • Depression & anxiety

                                                                                                  Are you feeling down, withdrawn and disconnected? Everyone feels stressed and sad at times, but when these emotions are persistent and extreme, it may be time to seek help. Learn about the most common signs of depression and anxiety, and where to turn for professional support in Stark County.

                                                                                                  • Criminal & juvenile justice: youth & teens

                                                                                                    Teens accused of delinquent acts are typically processed through the Stark County Family Court. Rehabilitation is the primary goal for the juvenile justice system, with a focus on establishing positive behaviors and effective life strategies. Discover juvenile justice resources right here in Stark County that can help youth achieve positive goals, navigate the justice system and avoid future crimes.

                                                                                                    • High school equivalence
                                                                                                      Nontraditional students who have not received a high school diploma can pursue similar credit through a High School Equivalence Test (HiSET), Test Assessing Secondary Completion (TASC) or General Equivalency Development (GED) program. These courses allow students to apply for jobs or pursue a college degree that would otherwise require a high school diploma.
                                                                                                      • Bullying

                                                                                                        Unfortunately, many young people are victims of bullying. This can be a written, verbal or physical act that is threatening, intimidating or abusive. Often bullying is repeatedly carried out by one student toward another and causes emotional or physical harm. This behavior can also occur online through videos, blogs and social media. If you or someone you know is being bullied, contact your school counselor or a trusted adult right away or seek help from another local resource.

                                                                                                        • Mental health signs to look for: teens & young adults

                                                                                                          It’s not always easy to tell the difference between normal feelings of sadness and stress and the warning signs of mental health issues in teens. Learn what to look for if you think you or someone you know might benefit from mental health support services. Programs, organizations and support resources are available here in Stark County.

                                                                                                          • LGBTQ+ mental health
                                                                                                            Bullying, fear of rejection and the chronic stress associated with having a seemingly stigmatized identity can put significant strain on an LGBTQ+ teen’s mental health. In fact, research shows that LGBTQ+ youth have much higher levels of suicidal ideation than their heterosexual peers.
                                                                                                            • Youth & Teens (Ages 11 - 17)
                                                                                                          • Mental & emotional support: domestic violence
                                                                                                            The emotional damage associated with domestic violence and abuse often outlasts the physical impact. So, for those transitioning from victim to survivor, the aftermath often includes ongoing mental trauma and emotional stress. Remember, recovery looks different for everyone, so you have to take the time to discover what works best for you.
                                                                                                            • Immediate assistance

                                                                                                              If you or someone you know is in crisis, it is important to seek help immediately. No matter if you’re struggling with depression, substance use, relationship problems or family turmoil, free and confidential support is available. You are not alone and talking to someone could help save a life.

                                                                                                              • Trauma: young adults

                                                                                                                When a young person’s safety and well-being is threatened, it can have negative effects for a lifetime. It’s often more challenging for a young adult to cope with such events because they’re also dealing with other significant challenges, including personal relationships and living independently for the first time. Whether sudden or long-lasting, these experiences can leave a young person confused, angry or anxious. Find local resources to support these emerging adults through traumatic events.

                                                                                                                • Substance use treatment centers
                                                                                                                  There are many quality, supportive treatment centers in Stark County for people who are struggling or have struggled with substance use. Whether you are in need of detox services, clinical care or community-based treatment, help is available. Find local treatment and recovery centers near you, as well as helpful resources to support you through the process.

                                                                                                                  Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation

                                                                                                                  Payments for medical services and lost wages resulting from injury, occupational illness and/or death during the course of employment.

                                                                                                                  339 E. Maple St.
                                                                                                                  Suite 200
                                                                                                                  North Canton, OH 44720
                                                                                                                  Phone: (330) 438-0638
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                                                                                                                  Public Utilities Commission of Ohio

                                                                                                                  Referrals to organizations offering utility payment assistance.

                                                                                                                  180 East Broad St.
                                                                                                                  Columbus, OH 43215
                                                                                                                  Phone: (800) 686-7826
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                                                                                                                  Stark County Housing Rehabilitation

                                                                                                                  HUD funds for one-time electric, plumbing, roof, window, furnace, siding, flooring or wall repairs.  

                                                                                                                  201 3rd St. NE
                                                                                                                  Suite 201
                                                                                                                  Canton, OH 44702
                                                                                                                  Phone: (330) 451-7399
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                                                                                                                  Canton Comprehensive Treatment Center

                                                                                                                  Located in Massillon, Ohio, Canton Comprehensive Treatment Center (CTC) provides medication-assisted treatment (MAT) to adults age 18 and older of all genders who are struggling with opioid use disorder.

                                                                                                                  2520 Wales Ave. NW
                                                                                                                  Massillon, OH 44646
                                                                                                                  Phone: 855-900-8545
                                                                                                                  Phone: 855-900-8545
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                                                                                                                  Homeless Continuum of Care of Stark County

                                                                                                                  HCCSC is committed to ending homeless in Stark County.

                                                                                                                  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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                                                                                                                  Buckeye Council, Boy Scouts of America

                                                                                                                  Skill building, outdoor activities and social development to help instill positive behaviors in Stark County’s young people.

                                                                                                                  2301 13th St. NW
                                                                                                                  Canton, OH 44708
                                                                                                                  Phone: (330) 580-4272
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                                                                                                                  Aria LG Counseling and Wellness Center

                                                                                                                  Licensed counseling services for North Canton women and families.

                                                                                                                  1303 West Maple St.
                                                                                                                  Suite 102
                                                                                                                  North Canton, OH 44720
                                                                                                                  Phone: 330-371-0529
                                                                                                                  Phone: 330-371-0529
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                                                                                                                  Hope Outreach Ministry of Stark County

                                                                                                                  Coffee and light breakfast snacks are offered Tuesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 8:30 to 11 a.m. On those same days of the week, a hot lunch is served from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

                                                                                                                  1530 Superior NE
                                                                                                                  Canton, OH 44705
                                                                                                                  Phone: (330) 456-9790
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                                                                                                                  Psychological & Family Consultants, Inc.

                                                                                                                  Counseling services for depression, anxiety, stress, family difficulties and more.

                                                                                                                  4572 Dressler Rd. NW
                                                                                                                  Canton, OH 44718
                                                                                                                  Phone: (330) 493-4220
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                                                                                                                  The Gentle Shepherd Counseling Center

                                                                                                                  Licensed counselors treating and diagnosing mental health conditions.

                                                                                                                  1469 South Main St.
                                                                                                                  North Canton, OH 44720
                                                                                                                  Phone: (330) 499-3065
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                                                                                                                  Stark County Family Court: Juvenile Intake

                                                                                                                  Intake specialists who work with juvenile offenders and their families to prepare for court cases and provide mediation when possible.

                                                                                                                  110 Central Plz. S
                                                                                                                  Suite 601
                                                                                                                  Canton, OH 44702
                                                                                                                  Phone: (330) 451-7317
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                                                                                                                  Stark County Educational Service Center

                                                                                                                  Coordinating education, leadership and professional services throughout Stark County. Visit the Stark County ESC website for more information.

                                                                                                                  6057 Strip Avenue NW
                                                                                                                  North Canton, OH 44720
                                                                                                                  Phone: (330) 492-8136
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                                                                                                                  Massillon Knights of Columbus Hot Lunch

                                                                                                                  988 Cherry Rd. NW
                                                                                                                  Massillon, OH 44646
                                                                                                                  Local: (330) 837-9101
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                                                                                                                  First Ohio Community Federal Credit Union

                                                                                                                  8200 Cleveland Avenue NW
                                                                                                                  North Canton, OH 44720
                                                                                                                  Phone: (330) 494-8775
                                                                                                                  Toll free: (866) 494-8775
                                                                                                                  Toll free: (866) 494-8775
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                                                                                                                  Community One Credit Union – Jackson Office

                                                                                                                  6583 Frank Avenue NW
                                                                                                                  North Canton, OH 44720
                                                                                                                  Phone: (330) 305-3050
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                                                                                                                  Community One Credit Union – Downtown Office

                                                                                                                  530 McKinley Avenue NW
                                                                                                                  Canton, OH 44702
                                                                                                                  Phone: (330) 305-3050
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                                                                                                                  Father Matthew Herttna Counseling Center

                                                                                                                  Mental health counseling and referrals available at the Walsh University campus.

                                                                                                                  2020 East Maple St.
                                                                                                                  North Canton, OH 44720
                                                                                                                  Phone: (330) 490-7248
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                                                                                                                  Vista Psychological & Counseling Centre, LLC

                                                                                                                  Affordable health care for adults, children and families.

                                                                                                                  1201 South Main St.
                                                                                                                  Suite 100
                                                                                                                  North Canton, OH 44720
                                                                                                                  Phone: (330) 244-8782
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                                                                                                                  Canton Community KidSummit Against Drugs

                                                                                                                  Prevention services promoting abstinence from alcohol, tobacco and other drugs (AToD).

                                                                                                                  1227 Gross Ave. NE
                                                                                                                  Canton, OH 44705
                                                                                                                  Phone: (330) 453-1155
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                                                                                                                  ASPIRE (Adult College & Career Readiness Center)

                                                                                                                  In affiliation with Canton City Schools, ASPIRE is an HSE (high school equivalency) test preparation center that provides access to free GED classes for Stark County youth and adults.

                                                                                                                  McKinley Downtown 3rd Floor
                                                                                                                  521 Tuscarawas St W
                                                                                                                  Canton, OH 44702
                                                                                                                  Phone: (330) 438-2559
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                                                                                                                  Equal Employment Opportunities Commission

                                                                                                                  Protecting individuals from discrimination at work based on age, gender, disability, race, religion, and/or sexual orientation.

                                                                                                                  218 Cleveland Ave. SW
                                                                                                                  Canton, OH 44702
                                                                                                                  Phone: 330-438-4307
                                                                                                                  Phone: 330-438-4307
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                                                                                                                  Community Outreach Dinner (Faith Bible Church)

                                                                                                                  Need a ride? A church van will pick you up at approximately 5:15 PM at the Main Library in downtown Canton on the day of the dinner and will return you to the library afterwards. Please contact the church office with any questions.

                                                                                                                  6655 Firestone Rd NE
                                                                                                                  Canton, OH 44721
                                                                                                                  Phone: 330-497-7087.
                                                                                                                  Hours: Dinners are held the last Tuesday of each month at 6:00 PM (No dinner in July or December)
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                                                                                                                  The Stark County Veteran’s Service Commission

                                                                                                                  Provides transportation, financial assistance and job placement services to Stark County veterans and their families.

                                                                                                                  2955 Wise Ave. NW
                                                                                                                  Canton, OH 44708
                                                                                                                  Phone: (330) 451-7457
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                                                                                                                  Down Syndrome Support Network of Stark County

                                                                                                                  Support, advocacy, education and resources for families of children with Down syndrome.

                                                                                                                  P.O. Box 1246, 2020 East Maple St. NW
                                                                                                                  North Canton, OH 44720
                                                                                                                  Phone: (330) 361-0587
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                                                                                                                  Alliance Community Hospital Emergency Room

                                                                                                                  Emergency care with no appointment necessary.

                                                                                                                  200 East State St.
                                                                                                                  Alliance, OH 44601
                                                                                                                  Phone: (330) 596-6000
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                                                                                                                  New Day Counseling & Psychiatric Services, Inc.

                                                                                                                  Counseling and outpatient therapy for children, adolescents, teens and adults.

                                                                                                                  4450 Belden Village St. NW
                                                                                                                  Suite 606
                                                                                                                  Canton, OH 44718
                                                                                                                  Phone: (330) 305-9696
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                                                                                                                  Stark County Health Department (Naloxone kits)

                                                                                                                  Naloxone kits at the Stark County Health Department are available by appointment. If interested, please call (330) 451-1678.

                                                                                                                  Phone: (330) 451-1678
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                                                                                                                  Hattie Larlham Constant Companions – North Canton

                                                                                                                  This day program for adults with disabilities offers social, educational, volunteer, and recreational activities.

                                                                                                                  2778 Greensburg Road
                                                                                                                  Suite E
                                                                                                                  North Canton, OH 44720
                                                                                                                  Phone: (330) 899-9416
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                                                                                                                  Stark Regional Community Correction Center (SRCCC)

                                                                                                                  Opportunities for individuals in the criminal justice system to become more productive and self-sufficient members of the community.

                                                                                                                  4433 Lesh St.
                                                                                                                  Louisville, OH 44641
                                                                                                                  Phone: (330) 588-2500
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                                                                                                                  Abide Ministries-New Baltimore Community Church

                                                                                                                  Community resources to help strengthen families in Stark County.

                                                                                                                  7761 Pontius St. NE
                                                                                                                  Alliance, OH 44601
                                                                                                                  Phone: (330) 935-0152
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                                                                                                                  Stark County Board of Developmental Disabilities

                                                                                                                  MUI Hotline: 330-477-4477 – If you believe a person with disabilities is at reasonable risk for harm

                                                                                                                  Funds and services to support the health, safety and education of people with developmental disabilities including:
                                                                                                                  Self Advocacy
                                                                                                                  Respite Care

                                                                                                                  2950 Whipple Ave. NW
                                                                                                                  Canton, OH 44708
                                                                                                                  Phone: (330) 477-5200
                                                                                                                  Intake: (330) 479-3582
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                                                                                                                  Stark County Mental Health & Addiction Recovery

                                                                                                                  Funding for mental health and addiction prevention, treatment and recovery support services. Visit their website for more information about StarkMHAR.

                                                                                                                  121 Cleveland Ave. SW
                                                                                                                  Canton, OH 44702
                                                                                                                  Phone: (330) 455-6644
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                                                                                                                  Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health: Plain Community

                                                                                                                  Mental and behavioral health services for children and families.

                                                                                                                  1811 Schneider St. NE
                                                                                                                  Door 6
                                                                                                                  Canton, OH 44721
                                                                                                                  Phone: (330) 470-4061
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                                                                                                                  Big Brothers Big Sisters of Summit, Medina & Stark Counties, Inc.

                                                                                                                  Mentoring network serving more than 350 at-risk children ages 6 to 18. Children are matched with adult volunteers who provide ongoing encouragement and support for life-long success.

                                                                                                                  Goodwill Campus
                                                                                                                  408 9th St. SW
                                                                                                                  Canton, OH 44707
                                                                                                                  Phone: (330) 445-1123
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                                                                                                                  Partners Against Trafficking of Humans Stark County

                                                                                                                  Volunteers working together to raise awareness, education and advocacy to protect and serve local victims of human trafficking. Learn more on Facebook.

                                                                                                                  800 Market Ave. N
                                                                                                                  Suite 1150
                                                                                                                  Canton, OH 44702
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                                                                                                                  Stark County District Library: Jackson Township Branch

                                                                                                                  7487 Fulton Rd. N.W.
                                                                                                                  Massillon, OH 44646-9393
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                                                                                                                  Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)/ Guardian Ad Litem (GAL)

                                                                                                                  Representing the rights and interests of abused, neglected and dependent children in Stark County.

                                                                                                                  110 Central Plz. S
                                                                                                                  Suite 436
                                                                                                                  Canton, OH 44702
                                                                                                                  Phone: (330) 451-7914
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                                                                                                                  Aultman Alliance Community Hospital Family Care Urgent Care Center

                                                                                                                  506 W. Main Street
                                                                                                                  Louisville, OH 44641
                                                                                                                  Phone : (330) 875-5625
                                                                                                                  Fax: (330) 875-5723
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                                                                                                                  Victim/Witness Division of the Stark County Prosecutor’s Office

                                                                                                                  Supporting victims of crimes in Stark County with information about all aspects of the prosecution as well as community referrals to health and social services.

                                                                                                                  110 Central Plz. S
                                                                                                                  Suite 510
                                                                                                                  Canton, OH 44702
                                                                                                                  Phone: (330) 451-7452
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                                                                                                                  NAMI Stark County Sunday Night Support Group (Peers and Family Members)

                                                                                                                  Mental illness can be extremely isolating and it’s not uncommon to lose friends along the way. This is a chance to meet new people. Support Groups are free to attend and no registration is required.

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                                                                                                                  Meeting ID: 798 097 665

                                                                                                                  Phone: 1-646-558-8656
                                                                                                                  Hours: 7:00 PM – Group meets weekly Sunday (Plan to join 10 – 15 minutes before start time)
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                                                                                                                  NAMI Stark County Friday Peer Support Group (Adults with Mental Illness)

                                                                                                                  Mental illness can be extremely isolating and it’s not uncommon to lose friends along the way. This is a chance to meet new people. Support Groups are free to attend and no registration is required.

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                                                                                                                  Meeting ID: 386 459 766

                                                                                                                  Phone: 1-646-558-8656
                                                                                                                  Hours: 7:00 PM – Group meets weekly Friday (Plan to join 10 – 15 minutes before start time)
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                                                                                                                  NAMI Stark County Tuesday Peer Support Group (Adults with Mental Illness)

                                                                                                                  Mental illness can be extremely isolating and it’s not uncommon to lose friends along the way. This is a chance to meet new people. Support Groups are free to attend and no registration is required.

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                                                                                                                  Meeting ID: 976 2991 5727

                                                                                                                  Phone: 1-646-558-8656
                                                                                                                  Hours: 7:00 PM – Group meets weekly Tuesday (Plan to join 10 – 15 minutes before start time)
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                                                                                                                  Direction Home Akron Canton: Aging and Disability Resource Center

                                                                                                                  Direction Home Akron Canton Area Agency on Aging & Disabilities (Direction Home Akron Canton) is a private, non-profit organization that helps older adults and people with disabilities thrive in the places they want to call home.

                                                                                                                  • Aging and Disability Resource Center – Provides professional, one-on-one consultations to access to information on in-home care and community resources.
                                                                                                                    • Meal Sites/Senior Centers
                                                                                                                    • Assisted Living Waiver
                                                                                                                    • Care Coordination
                                                                                                                    • Ohio Home Care Waiver
                                                                                                                    • PASSPORT
                                                                                                                    • Acute Care Transitions
                                                                                                                    • And More

                                                                                                                  Call 1-877-770-5558 or click here to learn more.

                                                                                                                  1550 Corporate Woods Parkway
                                                                                                                  Uniontown, OH 44685
                                                                                                                  877: 770-5558
                                                                                                                  877: 770-5558
                                                                                                                  Hours: Monday-Friday 8am-5pm
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