Programs

Your United Way contributions are supporting local programs that focus on our areas of impact.

Akron Urban League

330.434.3101 | akronurbanleague.org
  • Vocational services, job readiness, placement and supportive services toward gaining financial stability
  • Summer academic and social enrichment for low-income youth

Bridges Summit County

330.760.3488 | summitbridges.org
  • Collaborative approach to breaking cycles of generational poverty

Building for Tomorrow

330.376.9466 | amhabft.org
  • Community CARES: assisting residents of public housing move toward self-sufficiency
  • Early education and kindergarten readiness, supporting children in public housing

Community Legal Aid Services, Inc.

330.535.4191 | communitylegalaid.org
  • Free civil legal services for low-income and elderly residents
  • Training to defend against wrongful credit card collection

East Akron Neighborhood Development Corp.

330.773.6838 | eandc.org
  • Community building and neighborhood engagement

Family & Community Services

330.436.5109 | fcsohio.org
  • Senior Companion Program, helping seniors remain independent

Family Promise of Summit County, Inc.

330.253.8081 | familypromisesc.org
  • Support for families moving toward self-sustainability
  • Social enterprise program providing employment opportunities to the homeless

Greenleaf Family Center

330.376.9494 | greenleafctr.org
  • SPARK, an evidence-based kindergarten readiness program
  • Teen parent program
  • Interpretation, case management, advocacy for the deaf
  • Behavioral counseling and case management
  • County-wide adolescent suicide prevention program

Habitat for Humanity of Summit County

330.745.7734 | hfhsummitcounty.org
  • Neighborhood revitalization, deconstruction of vacant houses

International Institute of Akron, Inc.

330.376.5106 | iiakron.org
  • Employment services for immigrants and refugees
  • Immigration counseling, language and communication skills

Mature Services

330.253.4597 | matureservices.org
  • Employment training for low income adults age 55+
  • Services to help older and disabled adults stay in their homes

Mustard Seed Development Corp

330.631.0350 | mustardseedcdc.com
  • Housing stability for seniors

Neighborhood Network of University Park

330.376.2141 |
  • Community building and neighborhood engagement

Ready to Work Services

330.836.8067 |
  • After school educational enrichment programming
  • Job readiness for teens and young adults

South Street Ministries, The Front Porch

  • Youth employment opportunities and agency capacity building

Summit County Fatherhood Initiative

  • Helping fathers establish financial stability and reconnect with their children

Summit County Reentry Network

  • Collaborative approach to supporting ex-offenders re-entering the community
  • Strategic planning

The Salvation Army - Summit County

330.762.8481 | salvationarmyusa.org
  • Learning Zone preschool and enrichment programs
  • Pilot behavior intervention program for children 5 years and older
  • Life skills training to support economic stability

United Disability Services

330.762.9755 | udsakron.org
  • Vocational, educational and social services for individuals¬†with disabilities
  • All-Star Training Club: sports/fitness for young people with developmental disabilities