The Emergency Assistance Center

9199 Olde 8 Rd, Ste C

Northfield, OH 44067

330-467-7945

Resources


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 two 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.

 
 
 

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, medical, or cash assistance. You do not need to be a TEAC client. Please call 330-467-7945 to schedule an appointment.

 
 
 

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

  • Food Pantries
  • Rent Payment Assistance
  • Electric Service Payment Assistance
  • Gas Service Payment Assistance
  • Tax Preparation Assistance
  • Water Service Payment Assistance
  • Emergency Food Line
  • Homeless Shelters
  • Legal Aid
  • Homeless Hotline
  • Hot Meal Sites
  • Clothing
  • Furniture
  • Holiday Gifts/Toys
  • Food Stamps/SNAP
  • Federal Tax Collection Agencies
  • Low Income Private Rental Housing
  • Housing Locator
  • Rental Deposit Assistance
 

Community Action Akron Summit

Visit their website https://www.ca-akron.org/.

Programs

Rent, mortgage, and utility assistance to eligible Summit County residents impacted by COVID-19.
Assisting low-income households that are threatened with the loss of basic utilities. For HEAP/PIPP applications and renewal, call 330-436-0261 to schedule an appointment or go to www.energyhelp.ohio.gov to apply online.
Representing a network of care coordination agencies focused on reaching those at greatest risk.
Providing high-quality early childhood education in nurturing learning environments.
Providing volunteer opportunities for low-income people aged 55 and older to serve children and teenagers who have special needs.
A free tax preparation service for low and moderate income families.
 

Community Resources

Nordonia Hills

Please visit 

https://nordoniacommunityresources.weebly.com/ for information about various resources compiled by counselors for the Nordonia Hills School District.

 

Twinsburg

Free Community Meals

 

Faith United Methodist Church (2560 Post Rd)

  • 2nd Sunday 4:00 - 5:30pm

First Congregational Church UCC (9050 Church St)

  • 4th Sunday 4:00 - 5:30pm

Christ the King Lutheran Church (10285 Ravenna Rd)

  • 5th Sunday 4:00 - 5:30pm

 
 

Furniture/Household Goods

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

Cuyahoga Falls

330-208-6948 (for furniture pick-up)

330-379-3188 (for assistance)

https://www.corefurniturebank.org/

 

Habitat for Humanity ReStore

Akron

330-745-7734

https://www.hfhsummitcounty.org/restore/

 

Humble Design

Solon

440-318-1039

https://www.humbledesign.org/cleveland

 

Clothing

The Emergency Assistance Center

330-467-7945

For our clients at their monthly food appointments.

Children's clothing (infant - children's size 14).

 

The following church have free monthly clothing distributions: 

Hope Community Church

4th Saturday 10am - 1pm

3033 Middleton Rd, Hudson

 

Employment

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

 
 
 

Water & Sewer Assistance

Ohio Household Water Assistance Program

 

  
Ohio Household Water Assistance Program is a new resource to help with water and sewer utilities.
For more information or to register for the program go to:
 
 
This is a one time assistance program and ends on September 30, 2022.

 

Legal Assistance

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.

 

https://www.ohiolegalhelp.org/

 

 Addition Recovery, Human Trafficking, & Incarceration Reentry Assistance

Relink.org

Connecting to those in need. 
(216)762-0591
1755 Enterprise Parkway, Ste 400
Twinsburg, OH  44087

Anonymously find available resources for addiction recovery, human trafficking, and incarceration reentry services in your local area in just 3 clicks!

 

https://relink.org/

 
 

Retirement & Medicare Assistance

RetireGuide

 

  

RetireGuide is dedicated to providing the most up-to-date and accurate information about financial decisions that affect your retirement.

 

https://www.retireguide.com/

 

This free resource highlights coverage, costs, eligibility, and enrollment information for Medicare.

 

https://www.retireguide.com/medicare/

 

Medical Alert Assistance

Medical Alert.org

 

 

  

MedicalAlert.org is a world leading organization that was created to help aging adults and those who need medical alert systems navigate the large, confusing industry.
 
According to the CDC, an estimated 2.5 million older adults are treated for fall injuries each year. An estimated 25,000 of those fall injuries result in death. Although not completely preventable, there are ways to avoid or minimize serious medical emergencies when a fall occurs.
  
A medical alert device is a valuable tool to help aging veterans receive the help they need. Our resource helps senior veterans and their caregivers better understand the benefits of medical alert devices and the companies that provide them free of charge. 

 

Click HERE for more information.

 

Behavioral Health Assistance

Portage Path

Behaviorial Health

 

  

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.

 

https://www.portagepath.org/

 

Appointments are available at TEAC on the 1st & 3rd Wednesday of each month from 12 pm to 3 pm. Dr. Phil or an associate will be available for initial consultations. Call 330-467-7945 or You can also choose to contact Portage Path directly at 330-253-3100x1130

 

Counseling choices are by virtual telehealth, by phone, by going onsite to the Portage Path office, or by meeting at TEAC.

 

Almost all insurances are accepted including Medicaid.  If you do not have insurance the payment is on a sliding fee scale down to zero.  

 

Counseling services are open to everyone, not just TEAC clients.

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

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