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Free Tax Preparation Available for Eligible Residents

Jan 31, 2024
This tax season, Community Action Akron Summit is again offering free tax preparation and filing through the Akron Summit Earned Income Tax Program.   The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is an essential tax credit that allows residents...

Help Available for Summit County Homeowners with Delinquent Property Tax

Nov 06, 2023
Are you behind on your property taxes? Do you feel overwhelmed? We may be able to help you pay your delinquent taxes, avoid foreclosure and get back on track. Now is the time to act. Summit County's Delinquent Property Tax Assistance...

Water Service Assistance Program for Eligible Summit County Residents Extended

Nov 03, 2023
Community Action Akron Summit announces the extension of the emergency program that assists low-income families (renters and homeowners) in Akron and Summit County struggling to pay overdue water bills and maintain service through March 31...

Winter Home Energy Assistance Available to Eligible Summit County Residents

Oct 20, 2023
AKRON, Ohio – Community Action Akron Summit can help income-eligible Summit County residents maintain their utility service through the Home Energy Assistance Winter Crisis Program. Residents who qualify can get assistance paying energy...

Public Input Sought for Community Services Block Grant Application

Oct 20, 2023
AKRON, Ohio – Community Action Akron Summit is seeking public input on its 2024-2025 Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) application. To meet the unique needs of our area, the organization is committed to fostering transparency and...

Limited Rental Assistance Funding Available to Akron, Summit County Residents

Aug 01, 2023
The application period has expired for this funding cycle. AKRON, OH – Eligible Akron and Summit County residents facing ongoing housing challenges because of the pandemic may be able to receive much-needed rental and utility assistance...

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