Unified Resources

Unified Resources provides employment, recreation, and transportation opportunities to those with developmental disabilities.


of every dollar donated goes toward direct service.


people are served each year through our programs.


individuals volunteer every year.


Unified Resources (UR) is a collaborative partnership between Family & Community Services, Inc. and Portage Industries, Inc. UR is combination of Family and Community Services’ Emerald Transportation and POWERCorps programs along with the employment offered by Portage Industries, Inc. This partnership is an answer to the need in the developmental disabilities community for a centralized, easy-to-navigate service provider. One of the purposes of the program is to enrich our client’s lives by integrating them into the community in all aspects of their lives.

Emerald Transportation, an F&CS program, provides both medical and non-medical transportation services throughout Portage County and has wheelchair accessible vehicles. POWERCorps is an AmeriCorps program of F&CS and provides recreational activities to teens and adults eligible for services from the Portage County Board of Developmental Disabilities.

Portage Industries, Inc. has been providing employment services since 1970. Portage Industries, Inc. is a non-profit corporation that provides employment and human services for people with developmental disabilities. In business for over 45 years, the company operates primarily in Portage County and serves over 200 people with a staff and administration of approximately 15.


Phil Miller
7008 S.R. 88
Ravenna, OH 44266
P: 330.296.2839 ext. 3122
F: 330.296.8875


Diane Gray
705 Oakwood St. Suite 226
Ravenna, OH 44266
P: 330.297.7027 ext. 341
F: 330.673.7475


Ashleigh Lawrence
705 Oakwood St. Suite 224
Ravenna, OH 44266
P: 330.297.7027 ext. 331
F: 330.297.2684

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