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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
330-643-2830

 

 
   

Summit County Veterans Service Commission

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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
    • 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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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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The Laura Williams Dunlop Memorial

Stand Down 2015

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2015
8:30 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.
 
FIRESTONE VFW POST 3383
690 WEST WATERLOO ROAD
AKRON, OHIO 44314
 
No one may arrive on the VFW property before 6 A.M. the day of the Stand Down
 
Veterans must bring identification
(dog tags, military discharge, VA ID)

ONLY VETERANS WILL BE ALLOWED INSIDE THE BUILDING

 

 
   

 :: Events    Minimize
Event StartTitle
9/3/2015 4:00 PM Budgeting and Expense Managment Class
9/9/2015 8:30 AM Elder Care Seminar
9/9/2015 1:00 PM Commissioners Meeting
9/10/2015 4:00 PM Budgeting and Expense Managment Class
9/15/2015 8:30 AM The Laura Williams Dunlop Stand Down @ VFW Post 3383
9/23/2015 1:00 PM Commissioners Meeting
9/30/2015 8:00 AM Last Day for School Clothes
10/1/2015 4:00 PM Budgeting and Expense Managment Class
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