CommunityResources Page

Below is a list of community assistance programs and any other resources that may be beneficial.

2-1-1 Summit County Resources

Akron Bible Church Thanksgiving Dinner

  • Enjoy a hot homemade meal made by Kathy's Kitchen. Everyone is welcome.
  • Thanksgiving meal at the Denton Center, 490 E South Street in Akron
  • November 25th 11am-3pm

Akron Children's Hospital Vaccination Clinic ages 5+

  • At Kay Jewelers Pavilion, park in P2 deck at 156W. Exchange in Akron
  • Appointments are required for clinics. Use an existing account or create a new one on My-Chart.

Akron Street Card

Carpentry and Building Trades Training

Community Action: Winter Energy Crisis Program


Connect Summit County

  • A program that provides internet access to Summit County residents to improve their quality of life.

COVID Mobile Unit

Diaper Distribution Schedule

Emergency Broadband Benefit

Find a 2022 Medicare Plan

  • Compare plans, enroll or make changes by December 7th. Coverage starts January 1, 2022.
    • Check if your doctors are in-network.
    • See if your prescriptions are covered.
    • Weigh each plan's deductible and out-of-pocket costs.
    •  Some plans offer extra benefits, like vision, hearing, or dental.
    • To enroll or examine Medicare plans, including Part D (prescriptions) and the Advantage Plan, click here.

Good Samaritan Hunger Alliance 

Good Samaritan Turkey Distribution- November 22nd.

  • Annual turkey distribution for Thanksgiving
  • Time: Monday November 22nd from 1:30-6:30pm at Joy Park Community Center, 825 James Ingram Way
  • First come, first served. Limit 2 families per vehicle.
  • Lyft will be available.  Call 330-807-4740 or email to arrange a ride by Friday 11/19/21.

Greatworks Employment

Moms Mentoring Moms Parenting Classes

Multiple Sclerosis Virtual Support Group

  • Please reach out to Sandy Chapman ( or 702-778-7000 to receive customized instructions on how to join the ONLINE session.

Nepali Trauma Meeting

Patterson Park- Community Food Program

  • The Salvation Army has started their Community Food Program back up at Patterson Park Community Center. They will be passing out Thursday from 11:00am-!2:00pm noon. The program is free for everyone. If you are in need of a nice meal, we encourage you to stop on by.

    Unfortunately, we are not able to provide sit down service at this time; meals are currently to go only

    We are very excited to see this program start back up at the park!

PC's For People

Summer Camp Reimbursement 

Toy Drive and Distribution

  • Toy distribution will be December 18th at the Riverfront Pavilion in Cuyahoga Falls. 

Turkey Giveaway

United Way 2-1-1 Resources Guide

University of Akron Adult Focus

University of Akron: School of Law

Utilities Help: Winter 2022

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