FOR VETERANS



Our veterans can face unique challenges when coping with addiction and recovery. The resources listed on this page can provide services to specifically address these particular needs. The spectrum of services listed here includes medical care, crisis help, emotional support, treatment and recovery services, and bounce back services such as job, housing and food assistance. This information was updated August 2018 but may be subject to change.
 


AMERICAN RED CROSS

Social and Welfare Service at The Goodwill Campus
408 9th St SW
Canton, OH 44707
330-453-0146
https://www.redcross.org/get-help/military-families/services-for-veterans.html
www.redcross.org


AMVETS
1-614-431-6990 or 1-800-642-6838
www.ohamvets.org
 
 


COMBAT VETERANS ASSOCIATION (Vets helping Vets)
George Waseity chairman 330-571-8326
Veterans Homeless Initiative
Provides peer support, personal and household goods
www.combatvet.org
 
 
 
 CRISIS INTERVENTION AND RECOVERY CENTER
 STARK COUNTY MOBILE RESPONSE TEAM
 2421 13Tth St NW
 Canton, OH 44703
 Crisis /Mobile Response Team Hotline 330-452-6000 
 Opiate Hotline 330-454-HELP (4357)
 Mobile Response Team is available 24/7 for urgent crisis intervention, information and referral and will provide behavioral health services wherever you 
 are day or night.     
 Detox services are no longer available at the Crisis Center however referrals are available by calling the Opiate hotline
 http://www.circstark.org
 
 


DISABLED AMERICAN VETERANS (membership required)
1-877-426-2838

9540 Mccallum Ave
Alliance, OH 44601
823-0868

821 Erie St S. 
Massillon, OH 44646 
880-5499

1935 Avalon Ave NE
Canton 44705 
488-2166
www.DAV.org/membership/local-chapters
 

 

FREEDOM FARM AT WHISPERING GRACE HORSES
12882 Kimmens Rd SW
Massillon, OH 44647
330-265-5119
Certified  Veteran Ready faith based therapy horse and human relationship program 
https://whisperinggracehorses.org/




ICAN Inc
1214 Market Ave N.
Canton 44714
330-455-9100
Housing assistance and homeless support services for veterans with mental illness
ican-inc.org


LENZY FAMILY INSTITUTE
Counseling, substance abuse services, and  linkage to other services
Phone 330 956-5936 for either location

3757 Cleveland Avenue N.W.
Canton, OH 44709

1930 Fulton Avenue N.W. Suite 103 
Canton, OH 44709
http://thelenzyfamilyinstitute.net/services.html


LOUIS STOKES MEDICAL CENTER
CANTON COMMUNITY BASED OUTPATIENT CLINIC

733 Market Ave S. 
Canton, OH 44702 
330-489-4600
www.va.gov
 
 
THE MILITARY FAMILY CENTER
PEGASUS FARM
5495 Meese Rd
Louisville, OH 44641
330-935-2300 ext 110
Walk-in hours Wednesdays from  2:30-5:30 p.m. and the first Saturday of every month from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
To make an appointment for a tour outside of these hours, please contact Missy Howard, the site coordinator, 330.935.2300 ext. 105 
Currently offering healing and support for veterans, active duty military, first responders, and their families. through social gatherings and therapy horse activities
https://www.pegasusfarm.org/programs/military-family-center/general
 
 

MILITARY ONESOURCE
1-800-342-9647
Non-medical counseling and referral services for active duty, reservists and veterans  within 180 days of retirement/discharge
www.militaryonesource.mil


MILITARY VETS CRISIS HOTLINE
1-800-273-8255 press 1 or text 8382555

 

NAMI (National Alliance on mental Illness)
330-455-6264
Support  for people with mental illness or dual diagnosis and their families
www.namistarkcounty.org/support groups 
https://www.nami.org/
http://www.namiohio.org/about_mental_health

 
PATRIOT PROJECT
525 N. Main St
North Canton, OH 44720
330-495-8333
Provides access to chiropractic care for military personnel and veterans facing financial hardship
http://www.patriot-project.org/
 
 

V.A. SUICIDE PREVENTION LINE
1-800-273-8255


SALVATION ARMY
Canton Citadel Corps 
420 Market Avenue South
Canton, OH 44702
330-453-0159
http://neo.salvationarmy.org/NortheastOhio/CantonCitadelHome

Massillon Corps
315 6th Street  N.E.
Massillon, OH 44646
(330) 833-6473
http://neo.salvationarmy.org/northeastohio/massillon

Alliance Corps
57 West Main Street
Alliance, OH 44601
(330) 823-5188
http://neo.salvationarmy.org/northeastohio/alliance
http://www.salvationarmyusa.org/usn/veterans-affairs-services


SAM CENTER (Serving Area military)
413 Lincoln Way E.
Massillon, OH 44646
330-956-6162
Provides  resource information and assistance, commissary services, groceries, clothing and lodging kits
www.servingareamilitary.com


SOBERING CENTERS
Phone 330-949-1980 or 440-541-2473
Transitional housing in a safe and sober living environment for disadvantaged veterans
https://www.facebook.com/SoberingCentersInc

 
STARK COUNTY VET CENTER
24 hour hotline 877-927-8387
601 Cleveland Ave N, Suite C
Canton, OH 44702
330-454-3120
http://www.vetcenter.va.gov/



VETERANS SERVICE COMMISSION (STARK COUNTY)
2955 Wise Ave. NW
Canton, OH 44708
330-451-7457
www.starkcountyohio.gov/veterans


TROOP AND FAMILY ASSISTANCE CENTER (RISFAC REGION 1)
5990 West Airport Dr
N. Canton, OH 44721
1-800-589-9914
Joyce Stingel - Northern Ohio Troop and Family Assistance Specialist  1-614-336-6337
Resources and links to  veterans programs for recreation, jobs, education, behavioral healthcare, legal services, financial services and care pantries (clothing, food and personal items)
http://homefront.ohio.gov/RISFAC/Region1.aspx


VETERANS IN RECOVERY SUPPORT GROUP
Goodwill Campus
408 9th St SW 
Canton, OH 44707
 Gary 330-284-3486 
Meetings  every Wednesday from 5:30-7:30pm
Meeting is held in the board room and is open to veterans and active duty military

 

GUIDE TO FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR MILITARY FAMILIES
A wide variety of financial resources for Veterans and active-duty military can be found here. The site lists resources nationwide to assist with  housing, homelessness, education, emergency funds, funerals, and general aid and relief programs.
https://www.retailmenot.com/blog/military-financial-assistance-guide.html

 

 INFORMATION LINKS

http://www.drugrehab.com/addiction/veterans/