Rent, mortgage, and utility assistance to eligible Summit County residents impacted by COVID-19

Mar 05, 2021
November 11, 2021 - Applications are still being accepted.  Community Action Akron Summit announces the availability of funds to assist eligible Summit County residents with past due rent or mortgage payments and utility/home energy...

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....

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...


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...