Home Energy Assistance Available to Eligible Summit County Residents

Jun 30, 2023
AKRON, OH – Community Action Akron Summit can help income-eligible Summit County residents maintain their utility service through the Home Energy Assistance Summer Crisis Program this summer. Residents who qualify can get assistance paying...

Partnership will Provide Qualifying Public Housing Residents with Free Internet Access

Nov 30, 2022
Akron, OH — Community Action Akron Summit in partnership with The Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority (AMHA), is launching a Hotspot Lending Program available to qualifying residents in public housing. This program will provide 1,000...

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...