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YWCA Canton Provides Critical Services

Date: September 28, 2018

YWCA Canton makes an immediate difference in Stark County by providing housing services, year-round childcare and access to a community health worker for families and children. The organization’s housing services offer a spectrum of resources to meet the needs of families and individuals. The emergency shelter program provides 90 days of housing for those experiencing homelessness. The New Beginnings Housing and Gateway I and II programs assist homeless individuals and families with permanent supportive housing. And,... Continue Reading

Aultman Partners with THRIVE to Launch Free App for Expectant Mothers

Date: August 30, 2018

Aultman Hospital and Canton-Stark County THRIVE recently partnered to launch a new mobile app for expectant mothers in the community. The Aultman Birth Center MyYoMingo app is free for users and provides 24/7 education and resources for local women preparing for the birth of their babies. The app helps a user track prenatal appointments, keep a journal and create a hospital packing list. Other tools allow the user to time contractions, track feeding and pumping... Continue Reading

JRC Expansion at Meyers Lake

JRC Expansion at Meyers Lake

Date: July 27, 2018

JRC recently purchased the Meyers Lake Ballroom complex on Parkway Street NW in Canton and has plans to transform the area into a campus benefiting children and seniors in the community. As part of its $5.6 million capital campaign – Laying the Foundation, Building a Future – the campus will include both an Adult Day Center and Learning Center. Currently located in the Meyers Lake complex, JRC’s Adult Day Center provides seniors a place to engage... Continue Reading

Competitive Interscholastic Wheelchair Basketball Offered in Stark County

Competitive Interscholastic Wheelchair Basketball Offered in Stark County

Date: June 25, 2018

On a daily basis, disabled individuals face barriers to healthy living – physical limitations, lack of accessible environments and a lack of resources and community support. Studies have shown that an inactive lifestyle for disabled individuals can lead to other negative conditions such as obesity, high blood pressure, diabetes and other serious conditions. Founded in 2009, the Adaptive Sports Program of Ohio (ASPO) aims to break down those barriers and promote health and wellness of... Continue Reading

Community Legal Aid is Relocating

Community Legal Aid is Relocating

Date: May 18, 2018

Community Legal Aid, a nonprofit law firm serving the legal needs of low-income individuals and families in eight counties including Stark, is relocating its Canton office to the first floor of 401 Market Avenue North in downtown Canton this June. The organization is currently located on the seventh floor of the Renkert Building at 306 Market Avenue North. The Renkert Building was recently sold to the Downtown Canton Land Bank, providing an opportunity for Community Legal... Continue Reading

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