Greenleaf Family Center
Greenleaf Family Center is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) social service organization that has served families since 1912. Beginning as the Charity Organization Society of Akron, Greenleaf opened under the auspices of Goodyear founder F. A. Seiberling and Firestone founder Harvey Firestone. The original mission of nearly 100 years ago continues today as Greenleaf Family Center endeavors to strengthen families in our community through counseling, education, and support.
Through 18 different programs, Greenleaf Family Center serves nearly 8,000 individuals annually who face the challenges of daily living and personal crises that arise from a variety of problems, including personal adjustment, marital problems, teenage parenting, alcohol and drug addictions, financial instability, school adjustment and lack of employment.
Services include: Individual, Family and Group Counseling, Tri-County Employee Assistance Program, Educational Programs, Family Support Programs, Financial Services for Families, an Employment Assessment Program, Community Services for of the Deaf, At-Risk Youth, as well as, School-Based Programs.