Community Action Akron Summit offers rent, mortgage, and water assistance for Summit County low-income residents impacted by COVID-19

Nov 02, 2020
Governor Mike DeWine, along with leadership of the General Assembly, announced the availability of funds for the Community Action Network to assist low-income Ohioans with past due rent, mortgage, water, and sewer payments. The funding is...

Winter Crisis Program begins November 1, 2020

Oct 29, 2020
The Winter Crisis Program (WCP) assists low-income households in danger of having their gas or electric utilities disconnected, have already had service disconnected, or those with bulk fuel tanks that are 25% or less of its fuel supply....

Mortgage Assistance

Jul 09, 2020
Are you behind on your rent or mortgage due to COVID-19? Summit County CARES is a rental and mortgage assistance program that can help you. Please visit for more information.

Rent and Mortgage Assistance

Jul 02, 2020
Summit County CARES Rent and Mortgage Assistance Program designed to reduce evictions and foreclosures in the wake of the historic economic recession caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Visit to learn more.

HEAP Summer Crisis Program (SCP) Starts July 1, 2020

Jun 10, 2020
Beginning July 1, Community Action Akron Summit will help income-eligible Summit County residents maintain their utility service through the Home Energy Assistance Summer Crisis Program. The program helps eligible residents pay an electric...

Winter Crisis Program (WCP) extended until May 1, 2020 in response to COVID-19

Mar 30, 2020
The Ohio Development Services Agency (Development) and Community Action Akron Summit are working to help keep Ohioans safe during this time of emergency. Recently, Governor Mike DeWine declared a state of emergency regarding COVID-19. Due...