FOR VETERANS



Our veterans can face unique challenges when coping with mental health, 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  2021 but may  be subject to change without notice.
 


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
 
 
 
 COLEMAN CRISIS SERVICES
 STARK COUNTY MOBILE RESPONSE TEAM
 2421 13th 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
https://www.colemanservices.org/24-7-help/#
 
 

DISABLED AMERICAN VETERANS 
1-877-426-2838
https://www.dav.org/

 

 

FAMILY & COMMUNITY SERVICES INC.
HONOR HOME
330-752-2134 or 330-631-3075
Transitional housing is available in Stark County for  homeless veterans including women with children
Registration with the Homeless Hotline is  required by calling 330-452-4363

Family  & Community Services provides a network of social service programs such as basic needs assistance, counseling and behavioral health services, legal advocacy, education and mentoring programs in 23 Ohio counties.
705 Oakwood St

Main Office
Suite 221
Ravenna, OH 44266
330-297-7027
https://fcsserves.org/

 

 

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/

 
 

HOGS HELPING HEROES
2599 Fox Ave SE
Minerva, OH 44669
330-205-8439
Provides Veterans in the Minerva area with physical help, financial assistance or discounted services. Help may be available for home  needs such as construction, plumbing, electrical, computer and lawn services. Vehicle and motorcycle repair assistance may also be available
https://www.hogshelpingheroes.org/

 

 

PROJECT HEALING WATERS FLY FISHING
Akron Chapter 330-495-7407
This national organization promotes the physical and emotional rehabilitation of disabled active military service personnel and disabled veterans through fly fishing and associated activities including education and outings. All equipment and fishing trips are provided free of charge.
https://www.phwffakron.org/
https://projecthealingwaters.org/

 
 

ICAN Inc
1214 Market Ave N.
Canton, OH 44714
330-455-9100
Connects People to housing, mental health services and community support in Stark County, Ohio
ican-inc.org
 
 

 

LEGACY OF HONOR
229 E Main St
Suite C
Louisville, OH 44641
(330) 806-9649
This agency works to meet the needs of Veterans, First Responders and their families who request help in whatever the situation requires.
http://www.honorthelegacy.org/

 


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
330-871-8900
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
Text  to 8382555
Online chat at https://www.veteranscrisisline.net/

 

 

NAMI (National Alliance on mental Illness)
Local 330-455-6264
NAMI National  Helpline 800-950- NAMI (6264) Monday through Friday, 10 a.m.–8 p.m., ET.
For crisis text "NAMI" to 74174
Support  for people with mental illness or dual diagnosis and their families
www.namistarkcounty.org/support groups 
https://www.nami.org/
https://namiohio.org/

 

 

NATIONAL CALL CENTER FOR HOMELESS VETERANS
1-877-424-3838
https://www.va.gov/homeless/nationalcallcenter.asp

 

PATRIOT PROJECT
525 N. Main St
North Canton, OH 44720
330-495-8333
Provides access to chiropractic care for active military, their families, wounded warriors & all Gold Star dependents. 
http://www.patriot-project.org/
 

 

REAL WARRIORS CAMPAIGN
The campaign is part of the Military Health System and provides mental health information and referrals. It links service members, veterans and their families with care and provides free, confidential resources including online articles, print materials, videos and podcasts.
For confidential support 24/7 call 1-866-966-1020
https://health.mil/Military-Health-Topics/Centers-of-Excellence/Psychological-Health-Center-of-Excellence/Real-Warriors-Campaign




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 
Transitional housing in a safe and sober living environment for disadvantaged veterans
https://www.facebook.com/SoberingCentersInc

 

 

STABLE SOLUTIONS FARM
12381 Easton ST NE 
Alliance OH 44601
330-733-3132
Equine therapy, therapeutic riding, yoga, and drum circles are available as well as meeting space and social activities
http://www.stablesolutionsfarm.com/

 

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/
https://www.va.gov/directory/guide/facility.asp?ID=6157&dnum=All&stateid=OH&v=1

 

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

VETS 4 WARRIOIRS
 24 hour line 855-838-8255
Confidential peer support to any veteran, service member, family member, or caregiver whenever they have a physical, mental or social support  issue
https://www.vets4warriors.com/
 

 

 
VETERANS IN RECOVERY SUPPORT GROUP
Ken Weber Community Campus at Goodwill
408 9th St SW 
Canton, OH 44707 
Meetings are for Veterans, active duty, National Guard and Reserve military personnel
Meetings  every Wednesday from 5:30-7:30 pm
https://www.facebook.com/Veteransinrecovery

 
 

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)
1-800-586-9914 (Prompt 1 for Northeast Ohio)

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

 


WARRIOR BEAT
Trevor Meyer 330-685-2621
U
ses professionally facilitated on-line interactive drum therapy to help US Military Veterans who suffer from PTSD, anxiety, depression, substance abuse, and other mental and physical ailments. drumming as a means to treat the symptoms of PTS and Anxiety. All services are  free and any necessary materials are provided.
http://warriorbeat.org/

 

 

WARRIOR'S JOURNEY HOME
P.O. Box 67121
Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44222
330-715-5683
Weekly or bi-weekly  Healing Circle meetings  focused on the unseen wounds of war and military service which may use Native American ceremony or traditional religious practices. The common factor is the unique experience of the veteran and their family expressed through a sacred ritual. Meetings are open to family and interested friends of veterans as well. Currently there are meetings in Akron, Wooster and Tallmadge
http://warriorsjourneyhome.org/
http://warriorsjourneyhome.org/locations/

 

 

WoVeN WOMEN VETERANS NETWORK
 1-877-449-6836
Nationwide network of peer support groups that focus on improved quality of life for women veterans. The program consist of a series of 8 weekly theme meetings offered both online or in person
https://www.wovenwomenvets.org/

 

 

GUIDES TO FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR MILITARY FAMILIES
A wide variety of financial resources for Veterans and active-duty military can be found here. These sites list 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
http://www.operationwearehere.com/FinancialAssistance.html
https://www.apartmentguide.com/blog/veteran-housing-assistance-with-apartments/
http://freegrantsforveterans.org/
https://www.nationaldebtrelief.com/veteran-resource-guide/

 

INFORMATION LINKS

https://www.alternativetomeds.com/blog/veterans-and-substance-abuse/
Comprehensive information and resources for addiction and mental health treatment and support for veterans

https://www.sunshinebehavioralhealth.com/veterans/
Information about the Contingency Management treatment program being offered through the VA

https://saluteheroes.org/get-help/resources/
This site offers a broad range of resources and assistance  programs for veterans and their families for all aspects of life. 

https://www.creditkarma.com/home-loans/i/va-benefits-guide
Information, explanations  and links to VA benefits such as home loans, disability benefits and programs, and education, training and employment benefits

https://www.charitynavigator.org/index.cfm?bay=content.view&cpid=531
This site lists and links to a wide variety of highly-rated nonprofits dedicated to veterans and military service members in the areas of wounded troops services, military social services and  military family support