Our Services


Community Works Connection (CWC) offers a 5-day workshop focusing on job readiness, financial literacy, getting and keeping a full-time job.


Building Blocks offers preschool classes for children ages 3-5 during the school year.  We also offer a summer session.

Family Development

Build resources for self-sufficiency, sign up for Getting Ahead Classes or get involved with Bridges Out of Poverty Workshop.

Food Programs

Food programs help you feed your family with emergency food assistance, hot lunches, and monthly food giveaways.

Medical Clinic

Free Medical Clinic that provides primary healthcare, with a range of specialties to those without health insurance.

Other Services

We host other services like A.A. throughout the year.

Recent News

Building Blocks Grad, Keiaina, is Thriving in First Grade!

  OPEN M staff and volunteers work tirelessly day after day to help clients build bridges out of poverty.  One of the highlights for us is when a past client comes to visit with an encouraging update or good news to share. Recently, Education Director, Patty Whetsel, received a visit from the mom of a Building

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Bob Titus to Lead as OPEN M CEO

OPEN M Board of Directors President, Jeff Murphy, announced today that OPEN M’s Chief Operating Officer, Bob Titus, will become CEO effective May 1, 2017. Mr. Titus will succeed Dottie Achmoody, who is retiring after 20 years of service to OPEN M, with the last 12 as CEO. OPEN M (Opportunity for People Everywhere in

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A Calling That Has Changed Her Life

As OPEN M bids a fond farewell to Dottie Achmoody upon her retirement from her role as CEO on March 31, we look back at her extraordinary accomplishments, and the impact she has had not just at OPEN M but on the greater Akron community. Perseverance Dottie was born in Akron and graduated from Barberton

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Growing Clinic Needs Volunteers

The good news is that we’ve nearly doubled the number of new patients we were able to provide healthcare for this past year compared to the year before. The challenge is that we are having a shortage of medical care providers. Please help us spread the word that our clinic is in desperate need of

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