National Council For Aging care is reporting The Facts Behind Senior Hunger. Read the article here.
Looking for Other Assistance? For in-depth information about other programs and services in Summit County, you may also contact Info Line by dialing 211 from any landline, (330) 376-6660 from a cell phone, or by visiting their website at www.211summit.org
Help with Public Assistance- BACM staff can help with completing applications for public assistance programs, such as food assistance through SNAP or WIC, public school free/reduce lunch, HEAP, living wills, and much more. Call (330) 745-3693 or fill the the form to the right to schedule an appointment.
Questions about Health Insurance? AxessPointe Community Health Center in Barberton has certified application counselors who can answer questions and assist you with applications for Medicaid or Affordable Care Act insurance coverage. Contact Lori at (330) 564-2479 for info.
To request a BACM appointment:
Food Assistance- Receive a five day supply of food for your household twice per month. No appointment necessary; please bring a photo ID and proof of residency in Barberton, Norton, New Franklin & Clinton area to each visit. The food pantry is open on Tuesdays and Thursdays 1-5PM. View State income guidelines here.
Rent/Utility Assistance- BACM hosts a representative from Catholic Charities Community Services every Tuesday from 1-5PM that can assist with rent and utility payments (as funds are available). Please call CCCS directly at (330) 475-0091 x235 or fill in the form to the right to schedule an appointment. (During COVID, a representative in not on-site.)
Changes due to the
Corona Virus flier
In Need of a Free Cell Phone? BACM hosts a representative from Assurance Wireless that can sign qualifying individuals up for a free cell phone. Call us at (330) 745-3693 for dates and times the representative will be available. (During COVID, a representative in not on-site.)
Food Delivery Service- If you are 60 & older or disabled, you may qualify for home delivery. Service is available on Thursdays, twice per calendar month. Clients must call the BACM office at (330) 745-3693 by Tuesday at 5PM for delivery that Thursday. Flier
To request an appointment with Catholic Charities: