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 for The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP).
  • 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
  • Personal Hygiene Items and Cleaning Supplies
  • Men’s, Women’s & Children’s Clothing & Shoes
  • Pet Food (when available)
  • Seasonal Support, coordinating with many holidays…
We offer many other services as well: 
  • Coupons for a turkey or ham at Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Easter, as well as extra food for a holiday meal.
  • Special programs including Christmas Lane for free toy shopping, Easter baskets, and Back to School Fest for school supplies & haircuts. 
  • Meal planning, nutritional information, and diet-specific food to those with dietary restrictions (when available).
  • Food delivery to senior clients residing at the Twinsburg Senior Apartments.
  • Names & contact information of resource organizations available to help with utility payments, medical assistance and temporary housing.
  • Community Service Hour opportunities. We try to give a positive experience, support and encourage to those earning service hours.
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 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