Administrative Office:  1253    3rd Street S.E.    Canton, Ohio   44707    Phone:   330.453.9199
                                                                                               Fax:   330.313.1086
Click HERE to read our Community Engagement Plan
Mission Statement 
P.A.L. Mission provides stable,secure housing and life skills 
to the at-risk population of homeless youth and
young adults up to the age of 25.

We believe every young person has the right to live the life
God has designed for them.

We strive to provide them with every opportunity to live up to
their fullest potential by providing support services that
offer safety, knowledge,encouragement and a promising future.

We are an Ohio Benefit Bank site.  Contact us at 330.453.9199 to schedule an appointment
For surely I know the plans I have for you, says the Lord, plans for your welfare and not for harm, to give you a future with hope. Then when you call upon me and come and pray to me, I will hear you. When you search for me, you will find me; if you seek me with 
all your heart.

Jeremiah 29:11-13
How to get Here
We're located at The Martin Center !
SARTA #107 route:  exit at Sand Rock Water and walk 1 block south.
SARTA #110 route:  exit at Conley Company and walk 1 block north

Radio Interviews with our Director Jill Miller
Click HERE Focus on the Community with Mikala Madison
Click HERE Addiction: Voices of Hope with Michelle Beyer
Click HERE Our Community Part 1 with Suzie Thomas
Click HERE Our Community Part 2 with Suzie Thomas

Our Passion: 
at-risk youth 
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Meet NEW Board Member Grant Pressley, Jr.!
Click HERE to meet the rest of our Board of Directors
Creating a system to address and prevent youth homelessness 
while bringing hope to those youth feeling disenfranchised.

We are thrilled that Grant is bringing knowledge to the Board regarding the needs of at-risk youth in our community.  Grant has been involved in several projects within the city: YMCA Board of Managers, Canton Exchange Club, Citizen Council for Non-Violence, Stark County Child Abuse Network, Belden School Prevention Project and a trustee and deacon with his church.  His awards have included: 2002 Pathfinder, 2001 Police Officer of the Year, Medal of Valor, Outstanding Police Officer by the Stark County Commissioners and a special commendation from the Cobb County, Georgia District Attorney's Office.

Welcome Grant ~ we're excited you've joined our team !
PAL Mission is honored to have the esteemed Grant Pressley join the Board of Directors. Grant is very well known in the Stark County community through his long career with the Canton Police Department. Grant has served as an officer, sergeant, supervisor of the Juvenile Bureau and Street Gang Coordinator. Most recently, Grant has served as an internal affairs investigator and training bureau instructor.