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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...

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-...

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...

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