What We Do
The Emergency Assistance Center’s mission is to provide food, clothing, personal hygiene items and seasonal support to Northern Summit County neighbors in need.
We proudly serve the following zip codes: 44067 Northfield, Northfield Center, and Sagamore Hills; 44056 Macedonia; 44087 Twinsburg & Twinsburg Township; 44202 Reminderville; 44286 Richfield and Richfield Township; 44264 Peninsula; and 44236 Boston Heights & Hudson.


Who Do We Help?
  • EVERYONE who is eligible for our assistance. We use Ohio Jobs & Family Services income guidelines.
  • Most of our clients are individuals & families who have never requested assistance before and have experienced a life-changing emotional & financial hardship, such as death in the family, job loss, and medical issues.
How Do We Help?
  • Non-perishable food items, including boxed, bagged & canned goods from all six food groups
  • Fresh & Frozen Fruits & Vegetables
  • Frozen Meats
  • Fresh Bread & Bakery
  • Baby Formula & Food, and Diapers & Wipes
  • Pet Food (when available)
  • Personal Hygiene Items
  • Men’s, Women’s & Children’s Clothing & Shoes
  • Seasonal Support, coordinating with many holidays…
All FREE of charge!

We offer many other services as well:
  • We provide meal planning, nutritional information, and diet-specific food to those with dietary restrictions (when available).
  • We deliver food to those unable to visit our centers (for extreme cases), as well as Senior Citizens at the Twinsburg Towers.
  • We provide names & contact information of resource organizations available to help with utility payments, medical assistance and temporary housing.
  • We provide Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Easter dinner bags, Christmas Lane toy shopping, Easter baskets, and Back to School supplies & haircuts for students.
  • We provide Community Service Hours and provide encouragement and positive intervention.
How Do People Hear About Us?
Referrals come from concerned neighbors and from local churches, schools & social service organizations, such as United Way of Summit County's 2-1-1 Information and Referral Line, and Ohio Department of Jobs & Family Services.

How Are We Funded?
  • Approximately NINETY CENTS OF EVERY DOLLAR donated goes directly back to our programs to serve our clients.
  • We Are Not Government Funded! We are an independent, privately funded 501(c)(3) tax-exempt charitable organization.
  • We Rely Only On Our Community Support--our Center runs on donations from local churches, schools, organizations, and businesses to conduct food & monetary drives... AND local residents!!

9199 Olde 8 Rd, Suite C
Northfield, OH 44067

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Open Monday – Friday
8:00 am – 4:00 pm