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The Help Me Grow program is designed to ensure Ohio’s children receive a healthy birth and the resources to warrant a healthy and productive start in life.
Administration for Children and Families: The ACF is a federal agency that funds state, territory, local, and tribal organizations to provide family assistance (welfare), child support, childcare, Head Start, child welfare, and other programs relating to children and families.
NAEYC administers an accreditation system to improve the quality of education and care provided in programs for young children. Its Web site provides information for families concerning early childhood development and childcare issues.
Looking to embrace the beauty of the outdoors? Portage Parks offers a variety of educational activities, outdoor adventures, races and walks, and numerous other events throughout each season.
Apply for child care assistance
705 Oakwood Street
Ravenna, OH 44266
This informative Web site features hundreds of reliable, in-depth articles, resources, and quality information about natural, holistic parenting plus carefully selected natural, non-toxic products for keeping your children safe and healthy.
Reed Memorial Library
167 East Main Street, Ravenna, OH 44266
Portage County Law Library
241 South Chestnut Street, Ravenna, OH
705 Oakwood St., 2nd floor
Ravenna, Ohio 44266
Ph: 330-296-9919 Fax: 330-297-3597
2-1-1 Portage provides free and confidential information and referral. Just dial 2-1-1 for help with food, housing, employment, health care, counseling and more.
In time of need, people turn to Family & Community Services (F&CS). As one of the largest social service agencies in Northeast Ohio, F&CS has spent the past 70 years helping individuals of all ages. From providing life’s basic needs to counseling and mentoring services, F&CS has touched the lives of countless individuals.
Interested in getting your GED or taking adult courses in Childcare, Business, Cooking, Art and Music and more? Maplewood offers a wide variety of classes for adults.
Akron\Canton Regional Food Bank
350 Opportunity Parkway
Akron, OH 44307
Second Harvest Food Bank of the Mahoning Valley
2805 Salt Springs Road, Youngstown, OH 44509
Help with Basic Needs:
Next Step Program
Maplewood Career Center
7075 St. Rt. 88
Ravenna, OH 44266
National Parent Helpline:
501 West Market Street
Akron, OH 44303
Robinson Memorial Hospital
6847 North Chestnut Street, Ravenna, OH 44266