Links to Resources and Information

Important Local Phone Numbers:

Adult Protective Services Hotline 330-643-7217

ADM Addiction Hotline at 330-940-1133 or via the web at

Child Abuse/Neglect Hotline 330-434-5437

Crisis/Suicide Prevention Hotline 330-434-9144

Domestic Violence Hotline 888-395-4357

Rape & Sexual Assault Hotlines 877-906-7273 & 330-434-7273

Homeless Hotline 330-615-0576

National Human Trafficking Resource Center 888-373-7888

Victim Assistance Program 330-376-0040

Local Links & Resources:

Local Links of Interest:

City of Akron Home Page

Summit County

The Akron-Summit County Public Library

The Akron Beacon Journal

The Metro Parks System

Barberton Public Library 

Twinsburg Public Library

Downtown Akron Partnership

Ohio Erie & Canalway (Towpath Trail)

Public Assistance Services:


Ohio Benefit Bank

Summit County Department of Job & Family Services

Summit County Child Support Enforcement Agency

Summit County Childrens Services

WIC Helps Moms Raise Healthy Kids

WIC Helps Women Become Healthy Moms

Social Security Administration

Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP)

Employment & Education Resources:

Ohio Means Jobs Center

Akron Urban League

Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation (BVR)

Mature Services

Project Learn of Summit County

Akron Public Schools

The University of Akron

Kent State University

Stark State College

Reach Opportunity Center

Barberton City Schools

Woodridge Local Schools

Twinsburg City Schools

Housing & Emergency Services:

Access, Inc

Battered Women’s Shelter of Summit & Medina Counties

Haven of Rest & Harvest Home

Salvation Army

Catholic Charities

Community Action Akron Summit (CAAS)

Good Neighbors

Foreclosure Prevention Program


Summit Housing Search

Home Again

Government Links to visit...


The Access Board

Consumer Information From The Federal Government

U.S. Department of Justice Americans with Disabilities Act Home Page

U.S. Department of Justice - Civil Rights Division

U.S. Department of Labor


The State of Ohio Front Page


The National Association of Housing and Redevelopment

The National Association of Regional Councils

The National Congress for Community Economic Development

The National Low Income Housing Coalition

The Public and Affordable Housing Research Corporation

Urban Institute

Rethink Housing



Housing Is


U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development

PIH Tenant Flyer on the Eviction Moratorium


Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority

Portage County Metropolitan Housing Authority

Add: Medina Metropolitan Housing Authority

Stark County Housing Authority 

Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority


Housing Finance Home Page

The American National Standards Institute

The American Planning Association

American Society for Public Administration

Lead Poisoning Prevention Tips