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Governor DeWine Announces Expanded Eligibility for Utility Assistance Program to help more households

Jul 29, 2022
Governor DeWine signed an Executive Order on July 28, 2022 that expands the Federal Poverty Guidelines for the Percentage of Income Payment Plan Program (PIPP) from 150% to 175% to help more households manage their energy bills year-round...

Expanding Head Start Services to SNAP Recipients

Jun 28, 2022
Akron, Ohio — The Office of Head Start (OHS) has included receipt of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits in the interpretation of “public assistance” when determining Head Start eligibility. The Community Action Akron...

Summer Crisis Program available to assist eligible households

Jun 16, 2022
Akron, OH — Community Action Akron Summit will assist income-eligible Summit County residents maintain their utility service through the Home Energy Assistance Summer Crisis Program. The program helps eligible residents with a payment...

Community Action Akron Summit celebrates the commitment, pride and determination of Pathways HUB Community Health Workers (CHWs)

Jun 06, 2022
On June 6, 2022 Community Action Akron Summit celebrated the accomplishments and achievements of the Community Action Akron Summit Pathway HUB Community Health Workers (CHWs) along with the Care Coordinating Agencies and supervisors during...

Akron Summit Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Program begins

Jan 11, 2022
Taxes Prepared at No Cost The Akron Summit Earned Income Tax Program is offering tax preparation and filing at no cost to you to eligible residents beginning January 22, 2022. Clients may schedule a “Drop Off” appointment by calling 1-866-...

Winter Crisis Program begins November 1, 2021

Nov 08, 2021
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....

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