The Emergency Assistance Center
9199 Olde 8 Rd, Ste C
Northfield, OH 44067
This page includes information about additional resources.
You don't need to be a client of The Emergency Assistance Center (TEAC) to take advantage of these three resources. The following organizations have representatives at our Center every month.
Please call 330-467-7945 to make an appointment.
A VA representative will be at The Emergency Assistance Center (TEAC) in Northfield on the third Friday of every month from 11am to 3:30pm to help veterans enroll for benefits and to answer questions about the process. You don't need to be a TEAC client to meet with the representative. Appointments are not necessary but are recommended for shorter wait times. Please call 330-467-7945 to schedule or for more information.
Portage Path Behavioral Health provides life-changing services to people who live in greater Summit County. Their work creates healthier people, healthier families, a healthier local economy and a stronger community. Appointments are available at TEAC on the first & third Wednesday of each month from 12pm to 3pm. An associate will be available for initial consultations. Please call 330-467-7945 or You can also choose to contact Portage Path directly at 330-253-3100x1130. Counseling services are open to everyone, not just TEAC clients.
A Job & Family Services case manager is at The Emergency Assistance Center (TEAC) in Northfield on Wednesdays and Thursdays of the month from 9am to 3pm and can help people apply for or renew food benefits & Medicaid. You do not need to be a TEAC client. Please call 330-467-7945 to schedule an in-person appointment. Those unable to appear in person should call 844-640-6446.
For the following resources, please contact the organizations directly
for more information.
2-1-1 Summit County Resources
Dial 2-1-1 or visit their website https://www.211summit.org/.
2-1-1 Top 25 Resources
Community Action Akron Summit
Visit their website https://www.ca-akron.org/.
https://nordoniacommunityresources.weebly.com/ for information about various resources compiled by counselors for the Nordonia Hills School District.
Free Community Meals
Faith United Methodist Church (2560 Post Rd)
Good Shepherd Christian Church (9571 Shepard Rd)
First Congregational Church UCC (9050 Church St)
The following organizations accept donations of certain furniture and household goods and are also a resource for those in need. Please call and/or check their websites for details.
Core Furniture Bank
330-379-3188 (for assistance)
Habitat for Humanity ReStore
The following church has free monthly clothing distributions:
Hope Community Church
4th Saturday 9 am - 12 pm (noon)
3033 Middleton Rd, Hudson
Other Support Services
Ohio Means Jobs Summit County
Need help finding a job? Ohio Mean Jobs can help you with the search, completing applications, creating a resume, and preparing for interviews. They can also help you find training and apprenticeship resources.
Contact: Dawn Lavensky at 330-630-4606
Ohio Home Energy Assistance Winter Crisis Program
The Home Energy Assistance Winter Crisis Program (HEAP Winter Crisis Program) helps income eligible Ohioans that are threatened with disconnection, have been disconnected, need to establish new service, need to pay to transfer service, have PIPP default, need to pay first PIPP, or have 25% (or less) supply of bulk fuel in their tank maintain their utility service.
Ohio Legal Help
Need legal information, forms, or a lawyer? This will be a resource that can help with family, housing, money and debt, health and public benefits, education, seniors, veterans and service members, immigration, crime and traffic, and going to court.
Addition Recovery, Human Trafficking, & Incarceration Reentry Assistance
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Retirement & Medicare Assistance
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Medical Alert Assistance
Click HERE for more information.
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At Caring.com, they want caregivers to feel less alone and less stressed when navigating the world of difficult senior care decisions.
Where to Donate Non-Food Items
Furniture, Clothing, Electronics, Appliances, Books, Cars, and Construction Materials
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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 Candid GuideStar Platinum Seal of Transparency.
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9199 Olde 8 Rd, Suite C
Northfield, OH 44067
Open Monday – Friday
8:00 am – 4:00 pm