Summit County Community Resources

Are you or is someone you know experiencing a crisis?

United Way of Summit County 2-1-1 Helpline

The United Way’s 2-1-1 is a powerful tool available to address needs in real time. This free, non-emergency telephone number can connect you to vital health services and human resources. Call specialists are waiting 24 hours a day, seven days a week to provide information about the full range of available community services.

Dial 211 for the Summit County Community Resource Directory, or visit

Summit County Department of Job and Family Services

(844) 640-6446

Suicide Prevention

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Call or text 988

Disaster Distress Helpline

Crisis counseling and support for people experiencing emotional distress related to natural or human-caused disasters.

The Trevor Project

HELPLINE: 1-866-488-7386
Text START to 678-678
Crisis intervention and suicide prevention for LGBTQ youth.

Trans Lifeline


Violence  and Abuse

Summit County Children Services Child Abuse Hotline

(330) 434-5437

Ohio Domestic Violence Network


Hope & Healing Battered Women’s Shelter

(330) 374-1111

Hope & Healing Rape Crisis Center

(330) 434-7273

Human Trafficking

National Human Trafficking Hotline

Text INFO to 233733

Mental Health and Addiction

Akron Children’s Hospital Psychiatric Intake Response Center

(330) 543-7472

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

24/7 Help Hotline
1-800-662-HELP (4357)

Alcoholics Anonymous

(330) 253-8181

Narcotics Anonymous

Ohio 24/7 Helpline 1-888-GET-HOPE

Oriana House

(234) 678-5720
Summit County Substance Abuse Treatment

Legal Aid

Community Legal Aid

General Information:
Helpline: 1-800-998-9454
Akron Office: (330) 535-4191
A non-profit law firm serving the legal needs of low-income individuals and families in central northeast Ohio.


Lavendar Landing

(330) 252-1559
A collection of programs that help homeless and at-risk LGBTQ+ young adults (ages 18-29) to achieve housing stability.

Utility Assistance

Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP)

Applications are available at the Library’s Information Desk.

Akron-Canton Food Bank

(855) 560-0850

Local Law Enforcement (non-emergency)

City of Stow Police

(330) 689-5700

City of Stow Police Youth Division

(330) 689-5770

Munroe Falls Police

(330) 688-3555

Summit County Sheriff’s Department

(330) 643-2181 or 1-800-932-3695

Summit County Drug Unit

(330) 643-2170
For reporting suspected drug activity and methamphetamine labs.