Local Community Support Services Receives $500,000 To Build New Apartment
State funds to help build new multi-family apartment that will provide 24-hour on-site support services
June 20, 2017
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State Rep. Tavia Galonski (D-Akron) recently announced the release of $500,000 in state funds for Community Support Services in Akron to build a new apartment building with full accommodations for mentally ill individuals.

“In conjunction with support from the Ohio Mental Health and Addiction Services Agency, Summit County Alcohol, Drug Addiction & Mental Health (ADM) Services Board contracts with Community Support Services to provide exceptional, proven treatment services to help patients live life to the fullest,” said Galonski. “I am pleased to see the state support a project that will improve the health and well-being of Ohio’s most vulnerable, and families can rest assured their loved ones are in good care thanks to the support of Summit County ADM Services Board.”

The release of state funds will help build Stoney Pointe Commons, an apartment complex made of 68 furnished units for severely mentally ill individuals with full support services available, including case management, peer recovery services, vocational services and mental health and addiction treatment.

Community Support Services is a nonprofit organization contracted through Summit County Alcohol, Drug Addiction & Mental Health (ADM) Services Board. The organization will provide safe and secure Permanent Supportive Housing in the new apartment complex 24 hours a day, seven days a week. 

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