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.

Medication Assistance Program

The Medication Access Program (MAP) provides assistance to qualifying persons of any age who are experiencing financial hardship and difficulty with paying for their medications. Our committed staff and volunteers will help clients identify their eligibility and which medications may be obtained for free or at a low cost.

Foster Grandparent Program

The Foster Grandparent Program (FGP) recruits individuals 55 and better to volunteer as tutors, mentors, and role models to young people with exceptional and special needs (i.e. learning disabilities, language barriers, or those who are abused or neglected) at schools and community centers. They also help students with socio-emotional development to improve self-confidence, combat bullying, develop social skills, and improve overall mental well-being.

Volunteers In Service To America

AmeriCorps VISTA – Volunteers In Service To America – is a national service program that works to eliminate poverty. Members commit to one year of service at a non-profit or government agency to support community efforts to overcome poverty and develop initiatives that enable people to become self-sufficient and secure.

Summit Veteran Family Services

Summit Veteran Family Services is a Prevention, Retention, and Contingency (PRC) program helping families overcome immediate barriers to achieving or maintaining self-sufficiency. We assist families in overcoming these barriers through rapid re-housing services, case management, temporary financial assistance, financial support resources, healthcare referrals, and connecting individuals with community resources.

Mobile Meals

Mobile Meals works to provide regular nutritional meals to low-income, elderly, and disabled individuals in Summit, Cuyahoga, and Portage County. Mobile Meals offers home-delivered meals that are either hot or frozen, depending on the individuals’ needs. The meals come from dietician-created monthly menus that meet daily nutrition requirements.