The Courage to Change program

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The Courage to Change program provides outpatient treatment services for individuals with substance use disorders. Our services provide an array of counseling services focused on addiction.

  • Assessments
  • Aftercare/Continuing Care Services
  • Case Management
  • Drug Screen Testing
  • Group Counseling
  • Individual Counseling
  • Intensive Outpatient Treatment
  • Telehealth Counseling

Our Behavioral Health Services program is certified by the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OMHAS) 

Admission Criteria

The following criteria are requirements for admission to programs offered by Freedom House for Women

  • Adult (18+)
  • A referral from a social service agency (examples of referral sources)
    • Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority
    • Children Service Board
    • Municipal Court
  • Complete a screening intake
  • Resident of Summit County
  • Self-referral

More About Us

Freedom House for Women, Inc. is a non-profit organization which was founded in January 2003.

The Board of Directors was formed in March 2003, which is comprised of a group of diverse professional community educators, mental health service providers and judicial leaders who are governed and committed to the mission, vision and establishment of Freedom House for Women, Inc.

The agency received its 501 (3) non-profit status from the Internal Revenue Service in November 2004.

Other Supportive Services

Anger Management

Employment Skills

Life Skills Classes

Money Management

We accept the following insurances






United Healthcare

Other Payment Methods

Cash, Credit, Debit

Sliding Fee Scale

Gender Accepted






How You Can Help


Do you enjoy working with others? Do you enjoy volunteer work and making a difference in your community?

If so, volunteers are needed weekdays at the Freedom House. Contact us today to learn more about our volunteer positions.

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Freedom House for Women welcomes all monetary and non-monetary contributions which will be utilized for assisting Freedom House for Women, Inc. to provide quality client services.

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Are you enthusiastic? Self-Directed? Dedicated? Do you have strong leadership skills?

If so, Freedom House for Women would love to have you apply for one of our many internship positions. Apply today!

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