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

Suicide Prevention

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline


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 TREVOR to 1-202-304-1200
Crisis intervention and suicide prevention for LGBTQ youth.

Trans Lifeline


Crisis Text Line

Text 4HOPE to 741-741 to connect with a trained crisis counselor.

Violence  and Abuse

Ohio Domestic Violence Network


Battered Women’s Shelter

(330) 374-1111

Rape Crisis Center

(330) 434-7273

Human Trafficking

National Human Trafficking Hotline

Text HELP or INFO to 233733

Mental Health and Addiction

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.

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) 689-5860

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.