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Senior Support Action Group

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.

Behavioral Health Programs

Family & Community Services’ Behavioral Health Programs offer the most advanced behavioral health treatments for adolescents, adults, and seniors. F&CS ensures that individuals and families are put on a path to healing. As a comprehensive service provider, the agency also provides recovery housing and supports for both men and women in Portage County.

Big Brothers Big Sisters

Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) provides children facing adversity with strong and enduring, one-to-one mentoring relationships. As the nation’s largest donor- and volunteer-supported mentoring network, Big Brothers Big Sisters makes meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers (“Bigs”) and children (“Littles”), ages 5 through young adulthood in communities across the country.

Samuel L Felton, Jr. Valor Home Lorain

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.

Harry Donovan Jr. Valor Home Summit

Harry Donovan, Jr. Valor Home in Summit County is a transitional housing program for homeless 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 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.

Unified Resources Recreation

Unified Resources Recreation (URR) provides recreational activities to individuals with disabilities through our teen and adult programs. The goal of this program is to provide recreation, social, and leisure opportunities for teens and adults with developmental disabilities who are eligible to receive services through the Portage County Board of Developmental Disabilities.

Adoption Services

Family and Community Services, Inc. Foster Care, Adoption and Counseling Services is a private, non-profit adoption and foster care agency licensed in Ohio and Michigan. We can assist families with state, private, and international adoptions, as well as foster care. We are contracted with the Department of Health and Human Services as a licensed Child Placing Agency to provide adoption services to children and families so that children do not wait any longer than necessary.

Emerald Transportation

Emerald Transportation with Family & Community Services, Inc. offers safe, reliable, quality service to ambulatory and non-emergency wheelchair-bound clients. We provide wheelchair transportation to and from many different locations, including physicians’ offices, hospitals, worksites and day programming, private residences without steps, rehabilitation centers, retirement centers, and chemotherapy treatments.