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Community Action Akron Summit want to remind Ohioans assistance is available to help with their home energy bills

Oct 28, 2022
Akron Ohio - The 2023 Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) Winter Crisis Program (WCP) starts Nov. 1, 2022, and runs until March 31, 2023.  The Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) helps residents at or below 175% of the federal poverty ...

Summit County Cares Program ending Applications

Oct 27, 2022
The Summit County Cares program is coming to an end after distributing $63 million in housing and utility assistance since its creation in June 2020. Summit County CARES is a rental and mortgage assistance program designed to help keep...

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...

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