We offer a broad range of services in 23 counties across Ohio and 4 counties in Michigan. Please use the filters below to see which services are available in your county, and find support for yourself or someone you know.
The PATH program continues to provide transitional housing in Portage County and works with Portage Metropolitan Housing Authority (PMHA) and private landlords to house families in need. The PATH program supports participants in finding secure, permanent housing and increasing economic well-being through comprehensive, supportive services.
The Portage County Senior Center offers social and recreational activities, as well as daily lunches, to all Portage County senior citizens ages 50 and better. Weekly activities include bingo, exercise class, card games, dominoes, art class, and tai chi.
AmeriCorps Seniors Retired Seniors Volunteer Program (RSVP) seeks to connect folks 55 and better to volunteer service opportunities by highlighting their lifetime of experiences. Using their time and talents, our volunteers give back to our community and make a positive difference in the lives of others.
Safe Path allows survivors of domestic violence and their children to pursue safe and healthy lives by providing safe, transitional housing. Through our secure building, there are 11 two-bedroom units available at a subsidized cost. There is also a case management office on-site to help participants increase safety, self-sufficiency, and self-empowerment through rebuilding lives and obtaining permanent housing.
Safer Futures is the only shelter and resource center providing support, information, and advocacy to those affected by intimate partner violence in Portage County. We provide shelter services through a safe, confidential, supportive location for victims and children fleeing domestic violence. Over the years, our services have grown to include support groups, transitional housing, and outreach advocacy. In addition, we have Domestic Violence Specialists who are available 24/7 to answer confidential phone calls through our telephone support services.
Samuel L Felton, Jr. Valor Home in Lorain County is a transitional housing program for homeless male veterans. We are a 24/7 transitional housing program providing structured and engaging therapies throughout the week, which include art therapy, music therapy, life skills, and stress management. Each veteran is provided with an individual room during their stay and lives at the Valor Home for an average of 6 to 12 months with an end goal of gaining permanent housing.
Senior Citizens Opportunity for Personal Endeavor (SCOPE) assists older persons (50+) in maintaining their independence and being part of the community. We provide senior adults with daily recreational activities, educational events, lunch, socialization, and fitness programs.
The Senior Companion Program (SCP) recruits individuals 55 and better to volunteer as friends and companions to older adults living independently at home and at community centers. Their support enables older adults to live independently at home for longer periods of time.
The Skeels-Mathews Community Center serves all ages, with a special focus on youth and seniors. The center offers a variety of community programs, including weekly congregate meals, daily home-cooked lunches for seniors, activities for seniors, adult nutrition and computer classes, and holiday dinners and special events.
Solace Center is Trumbull County’s only private, non-profit supervised visitation and safe exchange program. We provide support, guidance, and assistance to families who have experienced some type of trauma, including abuse, neglect, violence, divorce, separation, or custody issues that may cause stress or other difficulties.