The Stark County Homeless Navigation Hotline (330-452-4363) refers callers to appropriate shelters and other programs for the homeless or those at risk of homelessness after conducting an initial assessment interview each business day from 8:30am to 4:00pm. The Hotline maintains a current listing of available shelter beds throughout Stark County, and works with mental health agencies, hospitals, law enforcement, alcohol and drug treatment centers, and the courts to assist clients in need of shelter, homeless prevention services, or other social service supports. If calling outside of business hours for shelter and housing needs, please leave a message, and you will be contacted the next business day.
If you need immediate help not related to shelter or housing and are experiencing a mental health crisis, please call the 24-hour hotline: 330-452-6000.
If you need immediate help and are experiencing domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, stalking, and / or human trafficking, please call Domestic Violence Project, Inc.at 330-453-SAFE (7233) or Alliance Area Domestic Violence Shelter at (330) 823-7223.
The Homeless Continuum of Care of Stark County’s Homeless Hotline offers translation services for the hearing impaired and for non-English speakers who are homeless or experiencing a housing crisis. These services are available to all eligible persons regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, familial status, and disability. The Hotline will arrange any translation services you need. If you are deaf or hearing impaired, please email email@example.com. Non-English speakers should call the Homeless Hotline and, in their native language, communicate that they don’t speak English.
Homeless Education Liaisons are in place at all school districts to ensure that children and youth experiencing homelessness have equal access to the same free and appropriate public education, including preschool education, as non-homeless children and youth. Visit the Ohio Department of Education website for more information.
Below is a list of agencies in Stark County that offer the shelter and housing services described above. Click on the agency name to go to their website, where you can find more detailed descriptions of their programs and contact information.
If you are experiencing homelessness or at risk of homelessness, please call the Homeless Navigation Hotline at 330-452-4363 to talk with a specialist
The Stark County homeless system operates according to policies you can find on the Charter & Policies page under the Members Resources tab of the Starkcountyhomeless.org website. You have a right to file a complaint with the Stark Housing Network Inc. if you believe you have been the victim of discrimination in the application process of these policies.
If you believe that you have been a victim of discrimination in the application process and would like to file a complaint with the Stark Housing Network Inc., please complete the HCCSC Complaint Form and click SUBMIT at the end of the form.
If you prefer a paper format, please print the form below and follow the instructions on the form for returning to the Stark Housing Network, Inc.