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Corporate Office:
415 S. Portage Path
Akron, OH 44320 MAP
Phone: 330-253-4597
TF: (800) 554-5335
TTD: (330) 996-7683
Fax: (330) 762-5571

Welcome to Mature Services

Keeping pace with the changing needs of older adults since 1975.

11th Annual Melting Pot

Melting Pot-A Taste of Many Nations As September draws closer, so does our annual fundraiser: The Melting Pot-A Taste of Many Nations. To buy tickets, submit an auction item, or become a sponsor, click here.




Mature Services Supports NAMI

Karen Hrdlicka at Subaru A team of six Mature Services employees is participating in the 2015 NAMIWalks to support mental health. To view their team page, click here.

Subaru donates 75 lbs of food to those in need

Karen Hrdlicka at Subaru Don Miller as Cat in the Hat Last week, Subaru-Cascade Auto Group in Cuyahoga Falls donated 75 pounds of groceries to Mature Services' Nutrition Program to be used to prepare and deliver home-delivered meals to clients. To read more, click here.




SCSEP Participant Gives Back as a Cat

Don Miller as Cat in the Hat Don Miller, a SCSEP participant in Canton, center, poses with children prior to the reading of Dr. Seuss' "The Cat in the Hat" at Market Square (Kresge Lot) on Friday, June 19th with his host agency, the United Way. To read more about how our SCSEP participants add color and personality wherever they go, click here.

Mature Services Welcomes New President/Chief Executive Officer

Karen Hrdlicka Mature Services is excited to welcome Karen Hrdlicka as CEO. To learn more about Karen's background and what her experience will mean for Mature Services, click here to read the press release.






Mature Services Celebrates 40th Anniversary

Mature Services 40th Anniversary Logo Mature Services recently reached the milestone of 40 years of excellent service. To learn about Mature Services' history and the 40th Anniversary, click here.

Mature Services Staff 2015

Staff gathered May 21 for a photo celebrating the 40th
anniversary of the Agency

Mature Services Receives Generous Funding Awards

Mature Services is pleased to announce the following funding awards:

  • Department of Labor: $4,936,192 for Employment SCSEP Services
  • Ohio Department of Labor: $3,679,727 for Employment SCSEP Services
  • Summit County, Department of Job & Family Services: $200,000 for
    Employment Job Club Services in Summit County
  • ADM Board: $77,227 for expansion of mental health services
  • Direction Home Akron Canton Area Agency on Aging: $34,071 for our Senior Farmers’ Market Program
  • Keith Sechler: $1,700 for food pantry funds
  • Banfield Charitable Trust: $930 for Nutrition Services – pet food for our client’s animals

Thank you very much!

SCSEP Celebrates 50th Anniversary

SCSEP 50th Anniversary Logo Members of the Mature Services’ Employment & Training Solutions staff recently attended the Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) 50th Anniversary conference. To watch a video about the 50th Anniversary of SCSEP, click here.


Mature Services, Inc./Avenues to Recovery receive CARF Accreditation

United WayWe are proud to announce that we have received official notification that Mature Services, Inc./Avenues to Recovery has been accredited by CARF (Commission on Accreditation for Rehabilitation Facilities) International for a period of three years for the following programs - 1.) Intensive Outpatient Treatment: Integrated: AOD/MH (Adults) 2.) Outpatient Treatment: Integrated: AOD/MH (Adults) 3.) Prevention: Alcohol and Other Drugs/Addictions (Adults)

Thanks You!
We would like to thank the following for their generous contributions and continued support. These funds go directly to our programs and services.

Thank You
Department of Labor: $4,936,192 for our Employment SCSEP Services

Ohio Department of Labor: $3,679,727 for our Employment SCSEP Services

Summit County, Department of Job & Family Services: $200,000 for Employment Job Club Services in Summit County

ADM Board: $77,227 for expansion of mental health services

Direction Home Akron Canton Area Agency on Aging: $34,071 for our Senior Farmers’ Market Program

Keith Sechler: $1,700 for food pantry funds

Banfield Charitable Trust: $930 for Nutrition Services – pet food for our client’s animals

*United Way of Summit County Allocations:
Homecare Services - $75,000 (Last year’s allocation was $50,000) – provide homemaker, personal care and chore services in Summit County.
Employment Services - $50,000 (same allocation as last year) – provide match for our Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) in Summit County.

GAR Foundation: grant of $50,000 to fund our Homecare Services.

Northern Ohio Golf Charities Foundation and the Bridgestone Invitational: $43,017 award to purchase a new HotShot Delivery Truck for our Home Delivered Meals program.

The Mary S. and David C. Corbin Foundation: grant of $15,000 designated to fund our homecare services.

Akron Community Foundation: grant of $10,000 for Homecare Services.

John A. McAlonan Fund of Akron Community Foundation: grant of $10,000 the Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program.

CareSource Foundation: grant of $8,155 to fund training for our Homecare Department.

Sisler McFawn Foundation: award of $7,500 designated to fund our homecare services.

Hillier Family Foundation: award of $5,000 designated to to pay for mileage expenses for essential errands incurred by Homecare staff while serving homebound clients in Summit County.

BJ's Charitable Foundation: award of $2500 to purchase supplies for use in providing in-home services to older adults with multiple disabilities served through our Homecare Program.

*R. C. Musson and Katharine M. Musson Charitable Foundation: award of $1,500 to help fund our RSVP Volunteer Recognition Luncheon on May 13.

*Meals on Wheels Opportunity-Based Grant Program: proceeds from the 2014 Subaru "Share the Love" event in the amount of $1,000 for our nutrition program.

*The Women’s Christian Fellowship of The Bath Church: $400 award to be used for non-food items for clients of our Akron food pantry.

GoJo: donation of 250 1oz. bottles of Purell for our Homecare field staff.

We are pleased to share our 2013-2018 Strategic Plan

Strategic PlanAs we approach 2015, our 40th Anniversary Year of service to the community, we feel the time is right to look back on our accomplishments, analyze our service sectors, and determine a comprehensive plan for the agency's future.

In addition, our mission statement is now: Mature Services provides high-quality programs to empower the economic, social, physical, and mental well-being of adults as they age.

Here's what's happening



40th Anniversary of Mature Services, Inc.

MISSION: Mature Services provides high-quality programs to empower the economic, social, physical, and mental well-being of adults as they age. Founded in Akron, Ohio in 1975 as a senior citizen program, it has since become an independent, nationally respected organization with offices throughout the state.

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