Need Help?


We will serve our clients regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, language spoken, sexual orientation, and marital or family status. All are welcome!

Please call us at 330-467-7945 to schedule an appointment.

 

You are the reason we are here!!

If you or your family are hungry, PLEASE contact us at 330-467-7945.

We are here every day, Monday – Friday from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm.

Some tips to help serve you better:

  1. Please give us a call to schedule an appointment for a time that works best for you.
  2. All you need to bring with you is a Photo ID (Driver’s License, Passport, work ID, club membership, etc.) AND a recent piece of mail with your name and current address.
The Emergency Assistance Center will serve our clients regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, language spoken, sexual orientation, and marital or family status. All are welcome!
We proudly serve the following 12 communities:
  • 44067 - Northfield Center, Northfield Village, Sagamore Hills
  • 44056 - City of Macedonia
  • 44087 - City of Twinsburg, Twinsburg Township
  • 44202 - Reminderville and in Twinsburg City School District
  • 44286 - City of Richfield, Richfield Township
  • 44264 - Village of Peninsula
  • 44236 - City of Hudson, Boston Heights

What to Expect during Your Visit

What you can expect when you visit our Center:

  • Greeting from a staff member or volunteer, then seating in a private reception area to complete paperwork. We will ask about your household makeup but do not need to see proof of income or family members, per Ohio law.

  • Grocery store shopping with a volunteer for food choices that are best for you and your family…you get to select just what you like! We are sensitive to dietary restrictions. 
    • You will receive pre-packed frozen chicken and/or beef.
    • You may select
      • Fresh Produce
      • Dairy
      • Fresh Bread & Bakery
      • Baby Formula & Food
    • You may choose a 7-day supply of these non-perishable items:
      • Proteins
      • Combination Foods (e.g. soup, canned ravioli)
      • Fruits
      • Vegetables
      • Grains
      • Snacks/Sweets

More than Food! You will also receive (based on supply):

  • Personal Hygiene items based on your family size
  • Diapers & Wipes
  • Feminine Hygiene
  • Pet Food
  • Boutique
    • Select five items for each member of your family
    • Seasonal Clothing for:
      • Men & Women 
      • Teens
      • Children
      • Toddlers & Infants
      • Maternity
    • Shoes & Accessories
    • Outerwear: Coats, Hats, Scarves & Gloves

  • Seasonal Support  (based on ID proof of family members)
    • Back-to-School Fest
    • Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Easter Holiday Dinners
    • Christmas Gift Shopping (for children 18 and under)
      • Sign up begins in October and ends in November
      • You must be a regular food client to participate
    • Easter Baskets

One day per month, a representative from the Ohio Department of Job & Family Services is at our Center to help eligible clients apply

for food, medical and cash assistance programs. By appointment only; please call 330-467-7945 to schedule.

Fresh Produce

The Pantry

Hygiene

Clothing Boutique

 
Are you eligible for assistance? View the Household Eligibility Guidelines.
 
If you need help with something other than food, clothing and hygiene items, please call 2-1-1 or check out the 211 website to find resources to help with:
  • Utilities
  • Rent and Housing
  • Transportation
  • And much more assistance…
 

You Can Trust TEAC!


The Emergency Assistance Center is a Network Partner of the Akron-Canton Regional Food Bank, a Better Business Bureau Accredited Charity, and has received the GuideStar Platinum Seal of Transparency.

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Contact Us


330-467-7945
9199 Olde 8 Rd, Suite C
Northfield, OH 44067

Open Monday – Friday
8:00 am – 4:00 pm
info@teacenter.org