MEDICAL, DENTAL & HARM REDUCTION SERVICES



This page contains information about free or low cost medical and dental services in Stark County. The clinics listed may be Medicaid providers, free service providers or sliding fee service providers. Please call to confirm eligibility and payment requirements. Harm reduction refers to strategies such as needle exchange programs and Narcan kits which minimize the dangerous or deadly effects of drug abuse on individuals suffering from addiction. This information has been updated as of September 2019 but may be subject to change.
 
More information about the principles of harm reduction can be found on-line at http://harmreduction.org
 
 
 
HARM REDUCTION SERVICES

 

Project PROACT1 
Patient's Right to Opioid Alternatives - Conservative Treatment First
North Central Academy of Chiropractic's initiative to promote non-drug alternatives to pain treatment and management and provide referrals to chiropractic doctors
http://ohiochiro.org/index.html

 

Take Charge Ohio
A website for patients, practitioners and the general public to promote and implement safer pain management and pain medication practices
http://www.takechargeohio.org/

 

SWAP (Stark-wide Approach to Prevention) syringe exchange program
Canton City Public Health 
420 Market Ave N,
Canton, Ohio 44702
330-489-3322
Every Friday from 2:00 - 4:00 pm
Free and anonymous services include:
Sterile needles and injecting supplies and safe, consistent disposal of used needles
Access to a nurse navigator to answer questions regarding treatment and treatment options, as well as referrals to treatments
Narcan kits
Mental health referrals
Education on wound care
Peer support
Safer sex supplies
HIV testing
Hepatitis C testing* (if kits are available)
Information on Canton City Sexual Health Walk-in Clinic


Where to get a NARCAN Kit

 

 

 
MEDICAL AND DENTAL SERVICES
 
 ACCESS HEALTH STARK COUNTY
The Goodwill Community Campus
408 Ninth St., 2nd Floor
Canton, OH  44707
330-437-3715
Provides access and support  for those that are under-served and uninsured in our community through  a coordinated system of health care and community resources
http://accesshealthstark.org/

 

 
ALLIANCE FAMILY HEALTH CENTER
Non-profit primary care and women's health services available on a sliding fee basis. Referrals and financial eligibility services available
Family practice and walk-in primary care 330-596-7581
Women's health   330-596-7580

1401 S Arch Ave
Suite A
Alliance, OH 44601

 

110 W. Cambridge
Alliance, OH 44601
https://www.alliancefamilyhealth.org/

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 available
http://alliancepregnancycenter.com/
 

 

BEACON CHARITABLE PHARMACY
Goodwill Campus
408 9th St. SW
Canton, OH 44707
330- 445-1087
Provides prescription medication assistance to uninsured and underinsured residents of Stark and Carroll Counties who have a low to moderate income.
http://beaconpharmacy.org/

 

COMMUNITY ACTION PATHWAYS HUB
1366 Market Ave N
Canton, OH 44714
330-454-6850 ext 133
A free program to promote healthy pregnancies and healthy babies by connecting expectant mothers to primary care and social services and eliminating barriers to health and well-being among at risk minority women and families
http://www.sccaa.org/WBA/Default.aspx

 

COMPASS RAPE CRISIS CENTER
24 hour crisis line 330-452-1111
Goodwill Campus
408 9th St SW
Canton, OH 44707
330-437-3705
Free counseling and support groups as well as crisis intervention services for victims of sexual assault and their loved ones
https://www.compassrapecrisis.org/

 

GOOD SAMARITAN COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER (ONEHEALTH OHIO) 
1390 S. Arch Avenue  
Alliance, OH 44601  
330-821-3961
Medical, dental, behavioral health & prescription services available
http://onehealthohio.org

 

LIFECARE FAMILY HEALTH AND DENTAL CENTER  
Medical, dental , vision, substance abuse  and behavioral health services are available. Insurance coverage assistance and linkage to housing and disability services are also available
Phone 330-454-2000 for all  locations

2725 Lincoln St East 
Canton, OH 44707
 
Goodwill Campus
408  9th St SW  
Canton, OH 44707 

820 Amherst Rd NE 
Massillon, OH 44646
http://www.lifecarefhdc.org/


MARGARET B. SHIPLEY CHILD HEALTH CLINIC
919 2nd St. NE 
Canton, OH 44704    
330-453-3386
http://shipleyclinic.com


MERCY MEDICAL CENTER
330-489-1000

Internal Medicine/OBGYN
1330 Mercy Dr NW 
Canton, OH 44708      
330-489-1065

Dental Services
1320 Mercy Dr NW  
Canton, OH 44708
330-471-5950

Medical/Dental at St. Paul Square
Medical, dental and behavioral health care access
1459 Superior Ave NE
Canton, OH 44705
330-588-4892
https://www.cantonmercy.org/clinics
https://www.cantonmercy.org/stpaulsquare/

 

 
MY COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER
2600 Seventh St. SW
Canton, OH 44710
330-363-6242
This is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit primary care health center which provides care to all patients regardless of ability to pay.
https://mycomhc.org/

 

 

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/oh
 
 

PLANNED PARENTHOOD
2663 Cleveland Ave NW
Canton, OH 44709
330-456-7191
https://www.plannedparenthood.org


PREGNANCY CHOICES
Women’s health clinic, counseling, classes, support, maternity & baby supplies  

4500  22nd St NW
Canton, OH 44708 
330-455-7500

2645 Cleveland Ave NW  
Canton, OH 44709
330-454-3116 
 
121 Tremont Ave. SE
Massillon OH 44646
330-880-0690
http://pregnancychoicesforme.org/



STARK STATE DENTAL HYGIENE CLINIC
6200 Frank Ave NW 
North Canton, OH 44720        
330-305-6610            
https://www.starkstate.edu/dental-hygiene-clinic/


TOTAL LIVING CENTER
2221  9th St SW
Canton, OH 44706
330-455-3663
Some free chiropractic services are available on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays from 12:30 - 2:00 pm. No appointment needed. 
http://thetotallivingcenter.org/get-help/

 

 
HEALTH DEPARTMENTS
Reproductive Health and Wellness clinic (HIV/STD services, family planning and reproductive health exams)
WIC program
Childhood vaccinations and adult immunizations
B.C.H.M. program offers medical coverage for children with medical handicaps. Call 330-493-9928 for information
All services offered at the Stark County office. Call municipal branches directly for service availability.

Stark County
3951 Convenience Circle NW 
Canton, OH 44718
330-493-9904
http://www.starkcountyohio.gov/public-health/nursing-services

Canton City Public Health
420 Market Ave N. 
Canton, OH 44702
330-489-3322
http://cantonhealth.org/nursing

Alliance
537 East Market St  
Canton, OH 44601
330-821-7373
http://www.cityofalliance.com

Massillon 
111 Tremont Ave SW 
Massillon, OH 44647
330-830-1710
http://www.massillonohio.com/public-safety/health-department
 

 

LINKS TO INFORMATION

https://www.addictionpolicy.org/overdose-awareness
Addiction Policy Forum’s Overdose Awareness Toolkit contains training videos and printable materials on how to recognize and respond to an overdose, information about how to administer naloxone, harm reduction education, resources and further reading. 

 
https://www.drugdangers.com/the-growing-dangers-of-prescription-drugs.htm
Tips for storing and monitoring prescription drugs in the home

 

https://www.newmouth.com/oral-health/effects/drug-addiction/
Information on how substances of abuse can lead to poor oral health and general health

https://www.drugdangers.com/drug-addiction/
Types of medications which have risks for addiction

https://nursing.usc.edu/blog/supervised-injection-sites/
Comprehensive overview of supervised injection sites. These services are not currently sanctioned in this country or available in this area.

https://safeneedledisposal.org/
General information about how to safely dispose of needles and other sharps