COMMON GOODS PROGRAMS


This page provides information about where to find help with groceries & personal items, clothing, household goods, school supplies, baby needs, financial assistance and holiday assistance programs. This list includes public service agencies as well as private charities and faith-based community outreach programs. Times and locations may be subject to change. Identification and eligibility requirements may apply. Please contact providers for verification and precise program details.

 

 
ALLIANCE HELP ORGANIZATIONS
A comprehensive directory of assistance services in the alliance area including shelters, food & clothing pantries, meal sites, recovery and health services 
http://alliancehelporganizations.org/ 


STARK COUNTY HELP GUIDE FROM THE YWCA

This is a comprehensive listing of area support and social services. Download or print it from the YWCA website under the services or housing tabs. Scroll to the bottom of the page to find the link. 
http://www.ywcacanton.org/services.html

 

UNITED WAY REFERRAL SERVICE
Chat on-line weekdays from 9:00 AM- 5:00 PM with a  Community Resource Navigation Specialist for referrals to local health and human service programs. Dial 2-1-1 to reach a Specialist 24 hours a day. Resources include food, rent & utilities, low cost medical services, transportation, job skills and financial services.
http://www.uwstark.org/unitedway2-1-1helps

 

FOOD - CLOTHING -  PERSONAL ITEMS - EMERGENCY FUNDS

 
ALLIANCE OF CHURCHES
470 E. Brroadway St
Alliance, OH 44601
330-829-9294
Utility & rent assistance, tax filing, prescription discount cards, bread & baked goods are available Monday through Friday 9:00 AM- 1:00 PM


ALLIANCE PREGNANCY CENTER
75 Glamorgan St 
Suite 103
Alliance, OH 44601
330-821-7283
Maternity clothes, baby clothes, diapers, wipes and formula available
Pregnancy tests, limited ultrasound testing and counseling and  referral services avaialable
http://alliancepregnancycenter.com/

 

ANCHOR HOUSE OF ALLIANCE
333 East Market St.
Alliance, OH 44601
918-994-2836
Sack lunch ministry, clothing and household goods 
http://anchorhousealliance.org/
 

 

BETHESDA OUTREACH MINISTRY
PO BOX 3004
N. Canton, OH 44720
330-305-6914
Provides emergency financial assistance for Christian families in need
http://www.bethesdaoutreachministry.com/

 

CANTON BAPTIST TEMPLE
515 Whipple Ave NW
Canton, OH 44708
330-477-6267
Food pantry and children's clothes avaialble
http://cantonbaptist.org/get-connected/serve/

 

CANTON EX-NEWSBOYS ASSOCIATION
408 9th Street SW
Canton, OH 44707
330-454-9461 ext. 1667
Charity works through the school system to provide clothes and shoes for school age children.  Eligibility  and application requirements may apply. The program is accessed by contacting the child's school office. First contact to report a needy child can be made by any concerned individual.
http://cantonexnewsies.com/receiving-assistance.html

 
 
CATHOLIC CHARITIES
800 Market Ave. N. Suite 1150
Canton, OH 44702
330-491-0896
Food, clothing, baby needs, back-to-school programs, holiday assistance and SNAP program outreach
http://ccdoy.org/locations/catholic-charities-serving-portage-and-stark-counties/

 

CENTRAL PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
47 2nd St NE 
Massillon, OH 44646
330-832-7455
Call for information about the clothing closet
http://www.massilloncpc.org/activities-events

 

CHRIST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
530 Tuscarawas St W
Canton, OH 44702
330-456-8113
Food and clothing assistance available
http://www.cantoncpc.org/servinginourcommunity

 

CRIBS FOR KIDS PROGRAM
Provides a free Pack-n-Play to families in need of a safe sleep environment for infants
Call the Stark County Health Department at 330-493-9928 or 330-493-9914 for more information.
http://www.starkcountyohio.gov/public-health/nursing-services/safe-sleep-and-cribs-for-kids
 
 

CRYSTAL PARK UNITED METHODIST CHURCH/FAITH KITCHEN
2219 Mahonning Rd NE
Canton, OH 44705
330-455-0009
Meals last Saturday - registration 10:00 AM- 11:30 AM
Grocery and clothing distribution after the meal
http://crystalparkumc.com/faith-kitchen/
 

 

DELIVERANCE CHIRSTIAN CHURCH
1358 Cleveland Ave NW
Canton, OH 44703
330-458-4920
Clothing giveaway and hot meal on the 4th Saturday from 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
http://www.powerofdcc.org/the-storehouse/

 

EAST CANTON CHURCH OF GOD
201 East Nassau St
E. Canton, OH 44730
330-488-0366
Clothing, school supplies, food pantry and youth summer lunch program available. Call for information.
http://www.eastcantonchurch.org/#/community/help

 

EMPOWERMENT CENTER
TABERNACLE BAPTIST CHURCH
715 S. Arch St
Alliance, OH 44601
330-823-6837
Men' s clothing on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays from 6:00 - 7;00 PM

 

FAIRHOPE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
5660 Louisville St NE
Louisville, OH 44641
330-875-2028
Clothing giveaways, Thanksgiving and Christmas assistance available. Call for information
http://www.myfairhopeumc.org/missions/
 
 
 

FAITH FAMILY CHURCH -  TURNAROUND COMMUNITY OUTREACH 
321 Cherry Ave NE 
Canton, OH 44702
330-456-1476
330-305-0925
Clothing and grocery items available on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays. Registration is at 4:30PM




FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH
6900 Market Ave N.  
Canton, OH 44721
330-456-2600
Food, clothing and housewares available. Application and eligibility requirements apply.
http://fcccanton.com/common-goods/



FIRST CHURCH OF THE RESURRECTION
901 East Tuscarawas St
Canton, OH 44707
330-453-1719
Clothing sale on the 1st Tuesday and 1st Wednesday from  9:00 AM - 3:00 PM. Most cost items 25 cents to 50 cents each.

 

FIRST UNITED PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
425 East Market St.
Alliance, OH 44601
330-821-5340
Food pantry available. Also offers children's clothing and Christmas assistance
http://alliancepresbyterian.com/ministry/missions/

 

GOODWILL COMMUNITY CAMPUS
408 9th St SW
Canton, OH 44707
800-942-3577
Voucher program for use at Goodwill Thirft Stores
http://www.goodwillgoodskills.org/services/social-services.aspx

 

HELPING HANDS NETWORK
126 South Main St
Waynesburg, OH 44688
330-866-2005
Clothing and food pantry every Tuesday, Wednesday  and Thursday from 9:00 AM -11:30 AM and 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
http://www.thehelpinghandsnetwork.org/



HOPE OUTREACH MINISTRY

23545 Mahoning Rd NE
Canton, OH 44705
330-456-9790
Clothing and food distribution on Fridays and Saturdays  9:00 AM -5:00 PM
http://hopeoutreachministry.org/


JERUSALEM MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH
1909 Third St NE
Canton, OH 44714
330-454-3298
Clothing distribution every  Tuesday 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Food pantry every  Tuesday  Noon - 2:00 PM


LAKE TOWNSHIP FISH
934 W. Maple St.
Hartville, OH 44632
330-877-1845
Clothing, utility and housing payment assistance available for Lake Twp residents meeting eligibility requirements

THE LIGHT IN CHRIST CHURCH / COMMUNITY DROP IN CENTER
1492 Cherry Ave Sw
Canton, Ohio
330- 456-7692
Food and clothing giveaway every Friday morning (except the first Friday of the month)
https://www.facebook.com/pg/The-Light-In-Christ-Church-Community-Drop-In-Center-160150327369904/about/?ref=page_internal


LOUISVILLE CHURCH OF CHRIST
1520 California Ave NE
Louisville, OH 44641
330-875-1673
Clothing pantry on the 1st Monday at 2:00 PM 

 

MASSILLON BAPTIST TEMPLE
1219 Overlook Ave SW
Massillon, OH 44647
330-832-5003
Clothing ministry every Tuesday from 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
http://www.massillonbaptisttemple.com/ministries.html

 

MOUNTAIN OF THE LORD FOURSQUARE GOSPEL CHURCH
426 East Main St.
Alliance, OH 44641
330-821-7323
Individual need-based assistance may be available

 

NORTH CANTON CHURCH OF CHRIST
1301 East Maple St.
N. Canton, OH 44720
330-499-4303
Monthly food and clothing distributions. Call or visit website for registration and schedule information.


PERRY HELPING PERRY
Groceries, clothing and school supplies available
Perry Local School District Residents only - application required
 
 

SALVATION ARMY
Food, clothing, shoes and  & holiday assistance programs vary by location

315 6TH St NE.
Massillon, OH 44646
330-833-6473
http://neo.salvationarmy.org/northeastohio/massillon

420 Market Ave S 
Canton, OH 44702
330-453-0159
http://neo.salvationarmy.org/northeastohio/cantoncitadelhome

57 West Main St.
Alliance, OH 44601
330-823-5188
 
 
ST. GEORGE'S SERBIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH
LOVE THY NEIGHBOR MISSION
 4667 Applegrove St NW
North Canton, Ohio 44720
 330-494-7888
Provides an assortment of personal care, oral care, baby care, laundry and cleaning items, packed into a sturdy laundry basket
 
 

ST JOHN'S UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST
101 Tremont Ave SE 
Massillon, OH 44646
330-833-5322
Personal and household items available on the 3rd Tuesday 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Massillon residencey &  Ohio Direction card required

 

 

ST. JOSEPH CATHOLIC CHURCH
427 East Broadway
Alliance, OH 44601
330-821-5760
The Saint Vincent DePaul Society provide temporary food and utility payment assistance and Christmas baskets
http://www.stjoseph-alliance.org/ministryorganizations



ST JOSEPH ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH
322 3rd St SE 
Massillon, OH 44646
330-833-4907
Meals served on Mondays from  Noon - 1:00 PM followed by grocery and clothing distribution.

 

ST. MICHAEL'S CATHOLIC CHURCH
3430 St Michaels Blvd NW
Canton,OH 44718
330-492-3119
Archangel Charity Fund available for emergency housing and utility assistance and basic human needs
http://www.stmichaelcanton.org/267

 

   ST PAUL'S EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH
   127 Cherry Rd NE
    Massillon, OH 44646
    330-832-7409
    Community meal and closet on the 2nd Friday from 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
   http://stpaulsmassillon.org/outreach-ministries

 
ST PAUL'S CATHOLIC CHURCH
241 South Main St. 
N. Canton, OH 44720
330-499-2201
Food pantry available 5 days a week
Emergency funds for housing, utility and medical expenses
Seasonal programs for school supplies and holiday baskets
http://stpaulncanton.org/helping-hands/
 


ST. PAUL'S LUTHERAN CHURCH
515 E. Line St
Minerva, OH 44657
330-868-4918
Non-emergency utility assistance and food pantry available. Call for information.

 

ST PAUL UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST
Salvation Army Fairless Service Unit
21 Wooster St NW
Navarre, OH 44662
330-879-5836
Food and clothing vouchers available to residents of the Fairless School District
Zip codes 44662, 44613, 44608 and 44689 only
http://www.stpauluccnavarre.org/welcome-3/salvation-army-navarre-service-unit

 

TOTAL LIVING CENTER
2221  9th St SW
Canton, OH 44706
330-455-3663
Clothing room open daily, haircuts by appointment, some chiropractic care available on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th Tuesdays
Lunch served Monday through Saturday from 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM (service attendance may be required)
Dinner served Wednesdays at 5:20 PM and Sundays at 5:30 PM (service attendance required)
grocery distribution on Wednesdays and Sundays after the meal (service attendance required)
http://thetotallivingcenter.org/get-help/



TRINITY GOSPEL TEMPLE CARE  CENTER
1612 W. Tuscarawas St
Can ton, OH 44708
330-453-2519 x 129
Clothing distribution and free haircuts on the  2nd Thursday  9:00 AM - Noon
http://trinitybrotherdave.org/Outreach.html#CareCenter


ZION LUTHERAN CHURCH
349 Lindy Lane Ave NW
N. Canton, OH 44720
330-499-3909
Food pantry and clothing distribution on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays 1:00 PM - 2:00PM
http://www.zionevangelicallutheranchurch.org/outreach.htm



HOLIDAY ASSISTANCE


LAKE TOWNSHIP FISH
934 W. Maple St
Hartville, OH 44632
330-877-1845
Christmas holiday help program available for a limited residential area. Call for information
http://laketownshipfish.org/about.php

 

NORTH CANTON CHURCH OF CHRIST
1301 East Maple St.
N. Canton, OH 44720
Christmas toy give-away. Call or visit website for details
http://northcantonchurch.org/2


UNION BAPTIST CHURCH - THANKSGIVING FOOD ASSITANCE - CALL FOR INFO
413 Cornelia Ave NE
Canton, OH 44704
330-454-7450


CATHOLIC CHARITIES

800 Market Ave. N. Suite 1150
Canton, OH 44702
(330) 491-0896
http://ccdoy.org/locations/catholic-charities-serving-portage-and-stark-counties/


THANKSGIVING BASKETS
http://www.thanksgivingbasketscanton.org


COMMUNITY CHRISTMAS
330-454-3841

http://communitychristmas.org