Stark, Jefferson, and Carroll County transitional housing.

Get information on regional transitional and low income housing programs for the area of Stark, Jefferson, and Carroll County Ohio. Non-profit organizations, charities, and government resources can assist the homeless and individuals facing imminent eviction. As part of these programs clients and those that have been evicted will be required to be working towards self-sufficiency, employment, and gaining stability.

The organization will provide short term support of maybe up to several months. During their stay in a transitional housing program the client will need to have a plan and work towards stability. Social workers can assist and advice on this process.

As the participant completes their stay in the transitional housing program they will get help in finding a new, permanent home or apartment to live in. There are a number of low income and government subsidized homes and apartments in the greater Stark County region. Many of them participate in government rental subsidy programs such as section 8 housing vouchers as well.

Alliance for Children and Families
Location is 624 Scranton Avenue
Alliance, Ohio 44601
Main phone - (330) 821-6332
The non-profit agency coordinates transitional housing. Those who stay there can also receive help in obtaining self sufficiency, developing skills and increasing their income. If qualified, funds may also be available to offer ongoing rent assistance for up to two years. Other services include case management and referrals to regional non-profits and charities.

Crisis Intervention and Recovery Center
832 McKinley Avenue NW
Canton, OH 44703
Telephone - (330) 452-9812
Provides up to 24 months of supportive services in partnership with SMHA. Other services for Stark County families include rental assistance while they wait for another solution from the federal government Section 8 waiting list. The goal of the agency and the program is for the clients to reach self sufficiency and to more importantly help them obtain permanent housing.




ICAN - Safe Haven Program Basic Accommodations
Address: 830 Cherry Avenue NE
Canton, OH 44702-2604
For services call (330) 455-9100
Those with a mental condition or disability can get temporary short term housing and other supportive services. Assistance is made available for homeless individuals and families that have been evicted. Case managers will help people live independently and transition into permanent housing.

Preparation for Adult Living Mission
Location of the center - 1253 Third Street SE
Canton, Ohio 44707
Call (330) 453-9199 for intake.
Provides emergency shelter, housing, case management, life skills training and other supportive services to individuals transitioning from a crisis such as homelessness to permanent supportive housing.

Refuge of Hope shelter
405 3rd St NE
Canton, OH 44702
(330) 453-1785

YWCA of Canton and the New Beginnings Housing
800 West Tuscarawas Street
Canton, OH 44702
Primary phone - (330) 452-4363
The non-profit provides transitional housing assistance and related support services to homeless families and individuals. Aid is for the recently evicted in Stark and Jefferson County.





Carroll County Department of Job and Family Services
Location is 95 East Main Street
Carrollton, Ohio 44615
Main number is (330) 627-2571
A resource known as the Prevention, Retention and Contingency (PRC) program is a special category of assistance. It was created in an effort to provide services and benefits to needy families and low income families. Individuals will help people achieve self-sufficiency.

Community Services of Stark County - Massillon Location
Main location - 412 Lincoln Way East, The Fuline Center
Massillon, OH 44646
Telephone - (330) 452-4363
Assistance includes housing and supportive services for up to 24 months. In addition, the organization will offer a comprehensive out-of-poverty program for homeless and very low income families. All aid is intended to address all of the traditional barriers of poverty.

Jefferson Behavioral Health System - Beacon House
Address: 732 North Sixth Avenue
Steubenville, OH 43952
Primary phone - (740) 264-7751
The location serves as a residential home that offers supervision, personal services and assistance for adults with disabilities and/or mental illness.



By Jon McNamara

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