Honor Home provides stability by meeting the veterans where they are on their journey to permanent housing. Our transitional housing offers support, clothing and food. We provide comprehensive, supportive case management and access to both veteran’s programing and community resources.
Being homebound can be an isolating experience to say the least, and we are hoping to alleviate senior loneliness and challenges presented by being homebound. The Senior Support Action Group aims to bring both physical and mental wellness to each homebound senior we serve.
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 (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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.