Benefit Assistance

Staff can help clients apply for SNAP, HEAP, Medicaid, school lunch, living wills, or power of attorney. Call office for appointment (330) 745-3693.

Federal Tax Assistance

If you earn less than $60,000 VITA can help prepare your Federal Tax Return. Call 2-1-1 to schedule at appointment at 1060 Kenmore Blvd, Akron OH 44314.

Cell Phone Assistance

Representatives from Assurance Wireless may be able to offer cell phone service assistance to clients.  Call their office to inquire (888) 321-5880.

Veterans Assistance
Rev. Edmond Fast PhD of the American Legion 566 & VFW 1066 offers Veterans Counseling & benefit assistance. Call him for an appointment (330) 472-9068.

Nutrition Education
OSU offers their Expanded Food & Nutrition Education Program, designed to help families make healthier choices. Classes begin Wednesday, May 4 at 10AM. Call BACM to register.

Drive Thru Food Pantry
5-day supply of food is available twice per month for residents of Barberton, Norton, New Franklin, Doylestown & Clinton. Must meet financial guidelines & provide photo ID on Tues & Thurs 1-5PM.

Caption Call
Representative, Jennifer Werthmuller can assist hearing impaired clients in receiving a phone with visual message answering service. Call for details (330) 461-5109, promo code 1629692.

​Backpack Program
Compass Systems provides funds to fill weekend food bags for Head Start of Barberton students from October-May. Bags are given directly to the school twice per month. 

Health Care

Axess Pointe offers medical, dental, pharmacy, women's health & behavioral health care. No insurance, is no problem. Call (888) 975-9188 for an appointment.

Ben Curtis Family Foundation

During pantry days in the summer of 2021, BACM helped distribute Birdie Bags to students from the Ben Curtis Family Foundation.  Bags contained non-perishable foods, snacks & toiletries.

Pet Food Pantry
A generous donor continually makes donations, so that BACM can provide dog & cat food to families. If you have pets in need, just ask for a bag when visiting the food pantry.

Rent & Utility Assistance

Catholic Charities can assist with rent and utilities when funding is available. 

Call their office (330) 475-0091 ext 230

​to make arrangements.

Senior Home Delivery

Home bound, seniors age 65 & up can receive home deliver of groceries on Thursdays by calling the office by 5PM on Tuesday.  ​Enlarge picture for program details.