Changes due to the
Corona Virus flier
Nutrition Education Classes
Ohio State University
offers their "Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program" at BACM. This course is designed to help families make healthier choices. Contact the office if you are interested in joining our next session. Currently, the date has not been set.
Catholic Charities may have funding available to assist with utilities and rent. Call their Akron office
(330) 475-0091 ext 230 to make arrangements.
Rev. Edmond Fast PhD of the American Legion 566 and VFW 1066 offers Veterans counseling and benefit assistance. Contact him for an appointment at (330) 472-9068.
Food Backpack Program
BACM helps supplement the nutritional needs of the children enrolled at the Barberton Head Start by providing 2 breakfasts, 3 entrees, 2 snacks & 1 fruit twice a month during the school year (Oct-May).
Thank you to Compass Systems for funding this important program. Program is on hold for 2020-2021 year.
Drive-Thru Food Pantry
Residents of the Barberton, Norton, Clinton, Doylestown & New Franklin who qualify (based on income) can visit the pantry twice per calendar month and receive a 5-day supply of food for each member of their household. Clients must show a photo ID and proof of residency at each visit.
View Income Guidelines
Staff can assist clients with applying for SNAP, HEAP, Medicaid, school lunch, living wills, and power of attorney.
Cell Phone Help
Assurance Wireless can offer cell phone service by calling (888) 321-5880.
Clear Captions Phone
Representative, Deborah McKee, can assist hearing impaired clients in receiving a Clear Captions phone with visual message answering service. Call for appt. Flier
To request an appointment with Catholic Charities:
To request a BACM appointment:
Senior Home Delivery
We offer home deliver of groceries to seniors age 60+ and disabled individuals. Clients must call the office by 5PM on Tuesday for delivery on Thursday. Available twice per calendar month. Flier
Pet Food Ministry
We have a generous, dedicated donor that funds our pet food pantry. Each month we purchase a large order of dog & cat food from Chewy.com. Bags are available to families visiting BACM Food Pantry.