Update on COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus)

Direction Home Akron Canton Area Agency on Aging and Disabilities’ primary concern during this time is working to maintain the health and safety of our members, our employees, and our community. Our leadership is continually evaluating information and guidance from Ohio Department of Aging (ODA), Ohio Department of Medicaid (ODM), Ohio Department of Health (ODH), and local authorities.  We are working to adjust our processes to meet the demands of addressing COVID-19 spread.  Currently, programs and services are not being significantly impacted.

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Takeout and Food Delivery - multiple locations

Takeout and Food Delivery - Portage County

Takeout and Food Delivery - Stark County

Takeout and Food Delivery - Summit County

Takeout and Food Delivery - Wayne County

Home Delivered Meals

Meals to Go

Food Pantries

Grocery Senior Hours


Caregiver Resources

Pet Assistance


Avoiding COVID-19 Scams


Assistance with Housing Issues

Mental Health

Fun Things To Do

Mental Health Resources

Staying Connected Services


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