Medical, Dental, Financial & Legal Resources

Kent State University: University Health Services www.kent.edu/uhs 330-672-2322 330-672-2326 (24hr nurse line) Schedule appointments online or by phone. All currently enrolled students are eligible to use the health center and for up to one semester following graduation. Faculty and staff are welcomed as well, co-payment is due at the time of your appointment.
Summit Safe www.scphoh.org   330-923-4891 Free and anonymous syringe exchange. Walk-ins on Wednesdays 4-6. Provides overdose protection training, risk reduction counseling, "Know Your Status" HIV and Hep C testing and education, as well as condoms. Other appointments made via phone.
Akron Children's Hospital akronchildrens.org Emergency and Urgent Care Multiple Locations  
Ohio Department of Medicaid https://ohio.gov/government/state-agencies/department-of-medicaid   (800) 324-8680 Families can use this link to sign up for Medicaid/SNAP/Cash assistance online with an easy to create profile that will automatically check eligibility.
Axess Pointe Community Health Center https://axesspointe.org/   888-975-9188 Provides medical, dental, pharmacy, women's health, and behavioral health services. Operates on a sliding fee scale.
Portage County Community Health Center Dental Clinic https://www.dentalclinics.org/lis/oh-portage_county_community_health_center_dental_clinic   330-673-1016 Accepts all insurance and offers sliding fee scale. Need to provide proof of household income.
Akron Community Health Resources Dental Center https://www.dentalclinics.org/lis/oh-akron_community_health_resources_dental_clinic   330-724-5471 Children and adult dental services. Sliding fee scale for those without dental insurance.
         
Winter Crisis Program, Ohio Developmental Services Agency https://developments.ohio.gov/is/is_heapwinter.htm     For people who are threatened with disconnection, have been disconnected, or have less than 25% of supply of fuel in their tank. Program runs November 1- March 31
Ohio Department of Food and Family Services https://benefits.ohio.gov     Food, cash, medical and other benefits.
         
Community Legal Aid www.communitylegalaid.org Helpline: 866-584-2350 330-456-8361 A non-profit law firm serving the legal needs of low-income individuals and families in central northeast Ohio. 306 Market Ave N, Canton, Ohio, 44702, at least 3 other locations available.