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. This information has been updated as of September  2019 but may be subject to change.  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
call 211 for centralized homeless assistance
Emergency shelter and transitional housing for drug & alcohol free women and children
http://www.access-shelter.org/contact


ALLIANCE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SHELTER 
330-823-7223 (24 hour hotline)
Emergency shelter for men, women and children who are victims of abuse, domestic violence or other violent crimes
http://www.alliancedomesticviolenceshelter.org

 

BIANCO ACCOMMODATIONS  (men only)
 330-671-5596
Sober homes in the Akron area
http://www.biancoaccommodations.com/home.html


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
 

 

 

FAMILY LIVING CENTER
CommQuest Services
625 Cleveland Ave NW
Canton, OH  44702
330-455-0374 
Homeless shelter for families and single women located in Massillon
https://commquest.org/what-we-do/shelter-and-housing-services/

 

 

HARBOR HOUSE/RECOVERY POINT
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
Sober living environment for men in early recovery from opiate addiction serving the New Philadelphia area
http://personal-family-counseling.com/programs/

 

 


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 HOUSE 4 WOMEN
2410 12th Street SW
Canton, OH 44710
330-806-0787
https://hopehouse4women.com/


 


HOMELESS OUTREACH TEAM
510 Ohio Blvd
Louisville, OH 44641
330-754-4687 
Provides blessing bags and temporary assistnce, guidance and referrals,  overnight beds through area churches
http://homelessoutreachteam.com/
 

 

 

META-MORPHOSIS
PO Box 36417
Canton, Ohio, 44735
330-768-7688
Provides housing, job training, mentoring and life-skills assistance to young males from disadvantaged backgrounds or re-entering society from the criminal justice system
http://www.mmjuvenileministry.org/home.html

 
 


PHOENIX RECOVERY HOUSING
3311 12th St. NW
Canton, OH 44708
330-265-7565
Sober living and recovery support
https://www.facebook.com/ThePhoenixRecoverySupportServices/
https://phoenix-recovery-support-services-sober-living.business.site/
 
 


RAHAB MINISTRIES  (sexually exploited women)
3480 W. Market St 
Akron, OH 44334
330-819-3326
http://www.rahab-ministries.org
https://www.facebook.com/RahabMinistries/
 
 


REFUGE OF HOPE MINISTRIES (men)

715 2nd St NE 
Canton, OH 44704
330-453-1785
www.refugeofhope.org

 

SALVATION ARMY

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

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

 

 

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
https://www.ccdoy.org/locations/catholic-charities-serving-portage-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
 


COMMQUEST SERVICES
HOMELESSNESS PREVENTION PROGRAM  
625 Cleveland Avenue NW 
Canton, OH 44702
Contact the Homeless Hotline at 330-452-4363 for a referral.
Offers assistance with rent, utilities, and case management to residents living in the City of Canton. 
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
http://www.goodwillgoodskills.org/about-us.aspx

 

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

 

HAMMER AND NAILS
907 11th 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
 Housing programs consist of: Permanent Supportive Housing and Rapid Rehousing along with affordable housing options geared toward serving veterans and their families,  or individuals and families who are homeless with one or more members of the family having a mental illness, a history of substance use or both.
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
http://laketownshipfish.org/
 
 

 

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

Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP)
Satellite Office
3220 Cleveland Avenue NW
Canton, Ohio 44709
Phone: 330-754-4300
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
https://www.ywcacanton.org/
 
 

YWCA OF ALLIANCE
239 East Market Street
Alliance ,OH 44601
330-823-1840
Low cost transitional housing program for employed women 
https://www.allianceywca.org/what-were-doing/driving-economic-stability-and-development/