The County of Summit ADM Board is responsible for planning, funding, monitoring and evaluating treatment, prevention and support services for people who experience alcoholism, drug addiction and/or mental illness. The website includes links to two dozen providers of support services.
A new gathering place for children and families at Downtown Akron's Lock 3, Akron Children's Museum provides creative and interactive educational enrichment for children from birth to age 12. The museum's design philosophy combines programming, exhibits and collaborations to inspire problem solving, exploration and discovery.
Established to improve the quality of life in greater Akron through organized philanthropy, community services, grants and programs emphasizing the arts, culture education and health and human services.
This non-denominational fellowship of men and women, founded in Akron in 1935, maintains its sole mission to stay sober and help other alcoholics to achieve sobriety.
The Akron-Summit County Public Library provides resources for learning and leisure, information services, meeting spaces, and programs for all ages that support, improve, and enrich individual, family, and community life.
On 50 acres of land west of downtown, the zoo houses more than 700 animals, including endangered Humboldt penguins, snow leopards, Sumatran tigers, jaguars and Komodo dragons. Open daily from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Downtown Akron Partnership (DAP) is a non-profit organization focusing on building and promoting a vibrant and valuable Downtown. It is dedicated to bringing people, activity, business and a thriving civic life to the heart of Akron. Through strategic marketing and management of Downtown's resources, we're working to promote Downtown as a gathering place in the center of our community.
The Greater Akron Chamber is an economic development organization serving the counties of Medina, Portage and Summit in Northeast Ohio. Our membership includes a diverse array of businesses, ranging from global manufacturers and educational institutions to local machine shops and non-profit organizations. We are committed to building a strong, innovative community.
Rescues, rehabilitates and shelters neglected animals in the area, and encourages better pet care and adoption through educational programs and investigating reports of animal cruelty and neglect.
Info Line Inc. is Summit County's 24-hour community information and referral service, answering 75,000 incoming calls annually to link people in need of services with the providers of such services. Since its incorporation as a nonprofit in 1975, its central purpose has been to provide access to human service delivery for people in need.