At United Way of Greater Stark County, we believe health, education and financial stability are the building blocks for a better life. Whether it’s through our direct services or community collaborations, we offer several programs in Carroll County to address those urgent needs.
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Carroll county 211 Helpline

Get the help you need, right when you need it. Our 2-1-1 helpline instantly connects you to hundreds of local resources for emergency housing, health care services, food assistance, drug rehabilitation and more. You can call 2-1-1 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. Every call is free and confidential. You can also text your zip code to 898-211 for assistance.


The number of books in the home is a key indicator of academic success. In fact, children with just 25 books in the home are more likely to complete an additional two years of school. Ohio Governor’s Imagination Library mails free books monthly to children from birth to age five.
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Volunteer Income Tax Assistance

File your federal and state taxes for free through our Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program. We offer professional tax services to low-to-moderate income families, helping them to save money each year through valuable tax credits. All VITA clinics are conducted at Carroll County District Library.

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Emergency Assistance Collaborative

When a crisis strikes, immediate help is available for those in need. Our Emergency Assistance Collaborative provides temporary financial support for basic needs, such as rent and utility bills. Text your zip code to 898-211 or call 2-1-1 for help. 2-1-1 is available 24/7/365.


Challenges at home can directly impact a student's academic performance. CARE Team offers intervention and support for at-risk youth and their families to overcome these obstacles. CARE Team is in both Brown Local and Carrollton Exempted School Districts.

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