Direction Home Akron Canton is proud to coordinate the area’s most comprehensive network of service providers. This broad base of high-quality care options helps us empower aging adults and people of all ages with disabilities with choices so that they can lead fulfilling lives. We are able to do this by contracting with area organizations for the services delivered to our consumers and members. These services include:

  • Adult Day Service
  • Assisted Living
  • Community Transitions
  • Chore
  • Congregate Meals
  • Emergency Response System
  • Enhanced Community Living
  • Home-Delivered Meals
  • Homemaker
  • Home Medical Equipment
  • Independent Living Assistance
  • Legal Counseling
  • Minor Home Modification
  • Nutrition Consultation
  • Personal Care
  • Socialization
  • Social Work/Counseling
  • Medical Transportation
  • Visiting

Rules and Regulations

Please note that the PACE Program is not available in the 10B region. For the general, up-to-date rules and regulations for our providers, see the following:

Join Our Network

Direction Home Akron Canton manages 270+ providers that offer services to more than 7,000 individuals throughout Portage, Stark, Summit and Wayne counties. We ensure that all of our providers deliver compliant, high-quality care. Interested in joining our network?



Can You Make a Referral for my Organization?

No. We do not refer any providers. Rather, provider placement is based solely on consumer choice. However, we will give our consumers and members all of the information they need to make the best choices they can for their long-term care, including details about our provider organizations.

In one year alone, our provider network helped older adults and individuals with disabilities to receive 300,000+ home-delivered meals, nearly 140,000 congregate meals, 848 transportation services, 420 home repairs… and so much more. We couldn’t make a difference without this passionate network! Contact Direction Home Akron Canton with any questions about our provider network.


I'm an Aspiring Home Health Care Worker

Are you looking for a rewarding career that offers both flexibility and the satisfaction of supportive one-on-one interaction? Direction Home is offering to connect potential home health care workers with local agencies. There are over 100 home care agencies and assisted living facilities that need you!

  • Competitive wages with training included
  • 100+ agencies are hiring in Summit, Stark, Portage, and Wayne Counties
  • Non-agency options available as independent providers and self-directed home health care providers
  • Help others maintain their independence and dignity where they want to call home

Contact us at or call 1-877-770-5558.