HESS offers a variety of resources in order to provide the maximum amount of support that families and individuals in crisis need. If you have received an eviction notice, need information and assistance to access community resources, are currently homeless, or need support to resolve a housing emergency, please give us a call.
Miller Community House provides emergency shelter and supportive services to individuals and families experiencing a housing crisis. The shelter consists of 5 large bedrooms and common areas, including a living room, dining room, kitchen, laundry room, playroom, and a patio and playground. Food and basic personal items are provided to those who need them.
The King Kennedy Community Center serves all ages, with a special focus on youth and seniors. Most of these children are at-risk and come from low-income households with limited means of support. KKCC provides a safe place for youth to hang out and participate in social and educational activities.
Kent Social Services (KSS) is dedicated to enhancing the nutrition of low-income residents of the Kent area by serving as the largest and most comprehensive hot meal and food pantry program in Kent. Nutritious hot meals are provided 5 days a week at no cost and with no questions asked of guests.
The Phyllis Zumkehr County Clothing Center serves individuals and families across Portage County who are in need of clothing or furniture for their homes. There are no restrictions on who can shop here, there is no cost for any of the items, and no one has to demonstrate need.
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.
Next Step is a community-based program that focuses on empowering victimized youth on their path to self-sufficiency. Our case managers will assist youth in securing housing, employment, education, transportation, and health care. We work with clients to create a developed case plan situated around their individual needs.
Consumer Credit Counseling Services has been in operation in Portage County for over 50 years and consists of financial counselors who have been tested and certified through the National Foundation for Credit Counseling. Your financial counselor will help you take back control and get you on the path to being debt-free
The Amelia DiGirolamo Center of Hope provides hot meals six days a week in a warm and welcoming atmosphere. We are dedicated to enhancing the nutrition of low-income families while striving to go the extra mile by serving our guests with love, compassion, and respect by providing the hope and encouragement they need.