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Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Applications Hours
Monday - Friday

8:00 AM - 2:30 PM

1060 E. Waterloo Rd.
Akron, OH 44306



Summit County Veterans Service Commission

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Financial Assistance Appointments

During these tough times, don’t forget to remind veteran families that we are here for them.

Qualifying veterans may receive assistance with food, utilities, mortgage, rent, dental, eyeglasses and emergency home repairs. All assistance is determined upon the veteran’s eligibility and needs.


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Agent Orange is not a valid claim without an Illness

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) oversees disability compensation, which is a monetary benefit paid to veterans who are disabled by an injury or illness that was incurred or aggravated during active military service. There is a list of Presumptive Conditions that a veteran must have to apply for and receive disability compensation related to exposure to Agent Orange.


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Helping you get the help you need.

We provide transportation to the VA Hospitals Wade Park and Akron Community Based Outpatient Clinic, Monday through Friday. Helping eligible veterans to get necessary medical assistance. 



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We now offer same day assistance without an appointment!

How do I know if I am eligible?
  • Veteran's must be a new client or have not utilized our assistance in 5 year
  • Veteran is honorably discharged and has been a resident of Summit County for at least 90 days
  • Veteran can demonstrate a need for assistance through financial documents

What can I get help with?

  • If you are able to gather all need documentation, assistance for all household items will be considered.
  • If you are unable to gather all documents, emergency assistance may be considered for utility disconnects, evictions and/or food.

What do I need?

  • Your most recent bank statements.
  • Utility Bills  for gas, water and electricity.
  • Verification of all household income
  • Explanation of why assistance is needed

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Event StartTitle
8/4/2016 4:00 PM Budgeting and Expense Managment Class
8/10/2016 1:00 PM Commissioners Meeting
8/11/2016 4:00 PM Budgeting and Expense Managment Class
8/24/2016 1:00 PM Commissioners Meeting
9/1/2016 4:00 PM Budgeting and Expense Managment Class
9/5/2016 8:00 AM Agency Closed - Labor Day
9/8/2016 4:00 PM Budgeting and Expense Managment Class
9/14/2016 1:00 PM Commissioners Meeting
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