Medical, Dental, Financial & Legal Resources

Kent State University: The DeWeese Health Center
330-672-2322 or 330-672-2326 (24 hr 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
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
Emergency and Urgent Care; multiple locations.

Ohio Department of Medicaid
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
Provides medical, dental, pharmacy, women's health, and behavioral health services. Operates on a sliding fee scale.

Portage County Community Health Center Dental Clinic…
Accepts all insurance and offers sliding fee scale. Need to provide proof of household income.

Akron Community Health Resources Dental Center…
Children and adult dental services. Sliding fee scale for those without dental insurance.

Winter Crisis Program, Ohio Developmental Services Agency…
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
Food, cash, medical and other benefits.

Community Legal Aid
Helpline: 866-584-2350
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.