SHELTERS AND HOUSING

 

This page provides information about where to find help with housing issues such as homelessness, rent and utility assistance, sober living, and low-income housing. This list includes immediate and short-term shelter options as well as long-term housing solutions through public service agencies, private charities and faith-based community outreach programs. Identification and eligibility requirements may apply. Please contact providers for verification and precise program details.

 

SHELTERS AND SOBER HOUSES


STARK COUNTY HOMELESS HOTLINE 
330-452-4363
This website explains the process required for all  homeless shelter requests:
http://starkhomeless.starkmhar.org/how-to-get-help


ACCESS, INC
230 West Market Street  
Akron, OH 44303
330-535-2999
Emergency shelter and transitional housing for drug & alcohol free women and children
http://www.access-shelter.org/contact


ALLIANCE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SHELTER  (women & children)
330-823-7223
http://www.alliancedomesticviolenceshelter.org


AMERICAN RESCUE WORKERS (men only)
330-455-8155

 

BIANCO ACCOMMODATIONS  (men only)
Nick Bianco 330-671-7704
Sober home to help men to move forward in life and recovery while maintaining a safe environment with nice amenities.
http://www.biancoaccommodations.com/home.html

 

CLIFFORD COMPASS HOUSE
330-936-8901
A safe haven for teen boys 14-17 years of age provided  by the PAL Mission
http://www.cliffordcompasshouse.org/

 
DAN AND NICK'S PLACE (men only)
1316 Rowland Ave NE
Canton, OH 44705
Contact Pat Cusma 330-324-3981
Supportive sober living environment for up to 10 men


DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PROJECT (women & children)
330-453-7233
www.dvpi.org

 

F I COMMUNITY HOUSING OF SUMMIT COUNTY
619 Johnston St
Akron, OH  44311
Toll- free 1-888-422-2759
Recovery housing, social, and supportive services  available to any adult,18 years of age or older,
http://www.ficommunityhousing.org/

 

 

FAMILY LIVING CENTER
CommQuest Services
625 Cleveland Ave NW
Canton, OH  44702
330-455-0374 
Contact person Tiffany Williams
Homeless shelter for families and single women located in Massillon

 

FORGET-ME-NOT GROUP HOME ( women with mental illness)
1147 Plain Ave NE                                                                                                                              
Canton, OH 44704
330-453-8863
Forgetmenot1147@yahoo.com


GAGE STREET RECOVERY HOME (men)
P.O. Box 26811
Akron, OH 44319
330-671-7704
Sober living environment for men with strong emphasis on the 12 steps
 

 

HARBOR HOUSE
Access through Personal and Family Counseling Services (PFCS)
Business line 330-343-2778
24 hour crisis line 330 -364-1374
Toll- free 888-214-3927
Domestic violence shelter and substance abuse halfway house for women in Carroll and Tuscarawas Counties
http://www.harbor-house.com/ 

 

HAVEN OF REST MINISTRIES (men & women)
207 E. Market St. 
Akron, OH 44308
330-535-1563
 


HARVEST HOME (women & children)
24 N. Prospect St 
Akron, OH
330-434-1139
http://havenofrest.org/do-you-need-help

 

 
HOPE FOUNDATION FOR SOBER LIVING (women)
330-265-0146
email at Jlwaicak@outlook.com 
Facility located in Canton near Aultman Hospital
http://www.thehopefoundationforsoberliving.org/

HOPE HOUSE 4 WOMEN
2410 12th Street SW 
Canton, OH 44710 
330-956-5594
http://hopehouse4women.com
 


HOMELESS OUTREACH TEAM

330-754-4687 
Provides overnight beds through area churches

 

OHIO RECOVERY HOUSING REFERRALS
http://www.ohiorecoveryhousing.org/search-survey

 
PAL MISSION ( teens 14 - 17 years old)
330-453-9199
www.palmission.org


PHOENIX RECOVERY HOUSING
3311   12th St. NW
Canton, OH 44708
234-207-5606  or Larry  330-256-7565
Sober living and recovery support
https://thephoenixaddictionrecovery.org/


RAHAB MINISTRIES  (sexually exploited women)
3480 W. Market St 
Akron, OH 44334
330-819-3326
http://www.rahab-ministries.org
 
 
RECOVERY POINT (men)
Access through Personal and Family Counseling Services (PFCS)
Business hours 330-343-2778  
24-hour hotline: 330-364-1374
Sober living environment for men in early recovery from opiate addiction serving the New Philadelphia area



REFUGE OF HOPE MINISTRIES (men)

405  3rd St NE 
Canton, OH 44702  
330-453-1785
www.refugeofhope.org


SALVATION ARMY

Citadel Corps
420 Market Ave S. 
Canton, OH 44702
330-453-0159

Massillon Corps
315 6th St.  
Massillon, OH 44646 
330-833-6473
http://neo.salvationarmy.org/northeastohio/About

 

STERLING SOBER RESOURCES (men and women)
154 E York St
Akron, Ohio
330 989-4673
https://www.facebook.com/Sterling-Sober-Resources-Inc-173109852746122/

 

 

HOUSING ASSISTANCE


ALLIANCE FOR CHILDREN & FAMILIES
624 Scranton Ave 
Alliance, OH 44601  
330-829-9104
Emergency homeless shelter through the homeless hotline
transitional and permanent housing assistance
http://www.allianceforchildrenandfamilies.org


CANTON FAIR HOUSING
218 Cleveland Ave SW
Canton, OH 44702
330-438-4137
https://cantonohio.gov/fairhousing


CATHOLIC CHARITIES
800 Market Ave N. Suite 1150
330-491-0896
Emergency rent, mortgage and utility assistance
http://ccdoy.org/locations/catholic-charities-serving-portage-and-stark-counties


COLEMAN  SERVICES 
24 hour crisis line 877-796-3555
Housing assistance services for people with severe and persistent mental illness/dual diagnosis

400 Tuscarawas St. W. 
Canton, OH 44702                    
330-438-2400

1410 W. State St.
Alliance, OH 44601
330-823-6932

Goodwill Campus 
408 9th St SW 
Canton 44707
330-617-4747
www.colemanservices.org


COMMQUEST SERVICES (formerly Community Services)
Contact Tiffany Williams
Stark County Office
625 Cleveland Avenue NW 
Canton, OH 44702
330-455-0374 
Assistance programs available for all of Stark County for rent, utilities, housing and homelessness, eyeglasses and birth certificates
http://commquest.org/what-we-do/


GOODWILL  COMMUNITY CAMPUS
408 9th St SW 
Canton, OH 44707
800-942-3577
Direct assistance or referrals to appropriate agencies


HABITAT FOR HUMANITY
1400 Raff Rd SW 
Canton, OH 44710
330-915-5888
http://www.habitateco.org


HAMMER AND NAILS
906 12th St NW
Canton, OH 44703 
330-453-6277                      
Christian outreach helping disadvantaged homeowners with home &  property repairs
http://hammerandnails.org


ICAN HOUSING (people with psychiatric/mental illness)
1214 Market Ave N 
Canton 44714  
330-455-9100
www.ican-inc.org

 

LAKE TOWNSHIP FISH
934 W. Maple St.
Hartville, OH 44632
330-877-1845
Utility and housing payment assistance available to Lake Twp residents in the qualifying area
 
 
OHIO MULTI-COUNTY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
838 Coburn St.
Akron, OH  44311
330-315-3718
Provides affordable housing opportunities to low and moderate income persons in Carroll, Cuyahoga, Holmes, Lorain, Medina, Portage, Stark, Summit and Wayne Counties.
http://www.omcdc.org/
 

STARK COUNTY COMMUNITY ACTION AGENCY
1366 Market Ave N. 
Canton 44714  
330-454-1676
Heat and energy assistance programs
http://www.sccaa.org


STARK COUNTY FAIR HOUSING DEPT
201 3rd St NE 
Canton 44702 
330-451-7775 
http://www.starkcountyohio.gov/fair-housing


STARK METROPOLITAN HOUSING AUTHORITY
400 East Tuscarawas St.  
Canton 44702
330-454-8051 or 800-750-0750
http://www.starkmha.org


YWCA OF CANTON
231 6th St NE
Canton 44702
330-453-7644
Emergency shelter through the Homelss Hotline
New Beginnings Program - long term low income housing
STARR (Stark Area Rapid Re-housing) -housing search assistance, short term assistance for rent and utilites, deposits, budgeting and moving
http://www.ywcacanton.org/housing-1.html


YWCA ALLIANCE
239 E. Market St. 
Alliance 44601
330-823-1840
Low cost transitional residence for women
http://allianceywca.org/index.htm