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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 summitcountycares.org 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...

Community Action Akron Summit closing doors due to COVID19

Mar 20, 2020
Due to the COVID-19 health crisis and recommendations from Governor DeWine and the Ohio Department of Health, at the end of business today (Friday, March 20) all Community Action Akron Summit (CA) facilities will be closed. Community...

URGENT INFORMATION REGARDING HEAP/PIPP PROGRAM

Mar 16, 2020
Due to the declaration of a state of emergency for Ohio regarding COVID-19, effective immediately, HEAP customers who are below the required income threshold enrolling in the Percentage of Income Payment Plan Plus for the first time...

The Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) has a new appointment phone number-HEAP Winter Crisis Program Continues Through March 31

Feb 04, 2020
Effective immediately, the Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) has a new appointment phone number. The new phone number is 330-436-0261. The phone number changed to accommodate recent upgrades and enhancements to the Interactive Voice...

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