ACCESS, located in Akron, Ohio, a nonprofit organization that offers a range of services for women and children. The organization works to provide a holistic, safe and supportive environment. It operates various housing, advocacy and empowerment programs. The organization offers case management, referral and consulting services. ACCESS provides short-term shelter for women and children. It also operates a children s program that organizes field trips and offers academic guidance services. The organization accepts donations from individuals and institutions. In addition, it provides job placement and substance abuse prevention services. ACCESS has been operational since 1984 and is a partner agency of the United Way of Summit County.