Address:153 Broad StWadsworth, OH 44281Map & Directions
Services: Provides emergency and short-term basic needs assistance of up to $400 per year, including food vouchers, rental assistance, utility bill payment assistance and prescription expense assistance. Will not cover anti-anxiety or opiates in any form.
Eligibility: Must be resident of Wadsworth City or Wadsworth Twp. Can only call for assistance every other month. If call several months in a row, must meet with agency staff social worker before receiving further assistance.
Documents To Bring: None
Address:527 College StWadsworth, OH 44281Map & Directions
Services: Provides assistance in utility bill payments, rent and mortgage assistance, and occasional prescription assistance when funds are available.
Hours: M-F: 9:00am-4:00pm
Eligibility: Residents of Wadsworth City, Wadsworth Twp. or Sharon Center. For utility assistance: must have received shut-off notice; For rent or mortgage assistance: must have received past-due notice or notice of eviction.
Documents To Bring: I.D. for each family member. Types accepted are: Social security card, birth certificate or photo I.D. Proof of total household income and expenses. For utility bill payment assistance must provide shut-off notice. For rental or mortgage assistance must provide eviction or past-due notice.
Address:22 E Main StSeville, OH 44273Map & Directions
Services: Provides emergency vouchers to people who need help paying for gasoline expenses, prescriptions, medical bills or utility bill payments.
Hours: Office hours vary; Leave voicemail 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Eligibility: Residents of Seville Village, Westfield Center and Westfield Twp. Serves low-income families. Assistance available one time per household per fiscal year.
Documents To Bring: Proof of need; Accepts copy of current bill with amount due for either mortgage, rent, utility, medical bill or gasoline expenses.
Address:401 W High StOrrville, OH 44667Map & Directions
Services: Provides emergency financial assistance to residents of Orrville, North Lawrence, Dalton, Marshallville and Kidron who are temporarily unable to pay for their heat, utilities, or non-narcotic prescription medications (up to $100). Also provides fuel vouchers for transport to necessary medical appointments. Amount of financial assistance determined based on individual situation and needs. Program funds are limited, and dispensed on a first-come, first-served basis.
Hours: M, Tu, Th, F: 9:00am-3:00pm. W: 9:00am-4:00pm.
Eligibility: Residents of Orrville, North Lawrence, Dalton, Marshallville and Kidron whose income is at or below 150% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines (FPL). Client can only receive utility or heating assistance once per year and gas vouchers three times per year.
Documents To Bring: FOR ALL SERVICES: Proof of income; Social Security card.
Address:408 9th St SWCanton, OH 44707Map & Directions
Services: Assists families with obtaining safe and affordable rental housing in Lake County. Families can receive up to $500 combined assistance for first month rent and security deposit once they have completed the application process and the new rental home has been inspected. Applicants will receive information regarding tenant rights and fair housing practices.
Hours: M-F: 8:30am-4:30pm
Eligibility: Serves residents of Lake County. Household must have some sort of income or be on some type of rental assitance progam (such as Section 8 etc). Must be a 12 month lease. Assistance is one-time only. Unable to pay for deposits in the City of Mentor.
Documents To Bring: Will need proof of gross income for past 90 days.
Address:225 Elyria StLodi, OH 44254Map & Directions
Services: Provides emergency financial assistance to people of Southwest Medina County. Provides assistance in rent, utility bill payment and prescriptions. Client can only receive a maximum of $300 total per family in assistance. Will also provide hotel vouchers to transients in need of emergency shelter if funds are available.
Hours: Voicemail available 24 hrs a day, 7 days a week. Most calls returned within 24 hours.
Eligibility: Client must live in Chatham Twp., Lafayette Twp., York Twp., Creston, West Salem or be from the following zip codes: 44215, 44217, 44235, 44251, 44253, 44254, 44273 or 44275. Client must have exhausted all other available government assistance programs before receiving service.
Documents To Bring: Proof of income and expenses.
Address:268 W Main StRavenna, OH 44266Map & Directions
Services: Provides assistance with electric bills. Can assist with up to $300 ($500 in extreme hardship cases-Salvation Army has discretion).
Hours: Clients are seen by appointment: M-Th: 9:00am-12:00noon and 1:00pm-3:00pm
Eligibility: Serves Portage and Columbiana County residents. Total gross household income must be at or below 200% of Federal Poverty Guidelines. Program can be used one time in a 12-month period. Bill does not have to be in shut-off status but must be past due. Must apply for HEAP first (when available). Must have made "Good Faith" customer payment(s) within past 90 days.
Documents To Bring: Copy of most recent (past due) electric bill. Acceptance or denial of HEAP benefits (when HEAP is available). Current picture I.D., soc.security card, and/or birth certificate for all household members; Proof of total gross household income for last 30 days (pay stubs, Social security checks, etc. and/or recent w-2 forms and/or recent income tax filing with IRS or HEAP documents).
Address:206 W Main StRavenna, OH 44266Map & Directions
Services: Provides emergency financial assistance to low income families. Provides assistance with the following utilities: WATER, ELECTRIC; NATURAL GAS; AND BULK FUELS. Assistance may be used to help prevent utility disconnection and to assist households who have already had their utility disconnected. May be used for bulk fuel in cases where the household has less than a ten day supply.
Eligibility: Serves low-income Portage County residents. Must have a disconnection notice for utility help. May be used for bulk fuel in cases where the household has less than a ten day supply. May be used only once a year unless there are extenuating circumstances.
Documents To Bring: For utilities help: will need proof of income and utility bill, including disconnection notice
Address:454 E Bowman StWooster, OH 44691Map & Directions
Services: Provides temporary emergency financial aid for help with rent payments and rental deposits, and utility bill payments. Does not pay for utility deposits. Rent must be at least 30 days past due; rent payments and deposits are capped at $200.00. Utilities covered include electric, natural gas, propane, heating oil, water, and sewer. Payments are generally the amount needed to retain or restore service, although if that amount is large, the payment may not cover entire amount. Money goes directly to the creditor, not to the client. This is a program of last resort; clients cannot receive ongoing support from this program.
Hours: M-Th: 9:00am-12:00noon and 1:00pm-4:00pm
Eligibility: Residents of Wayne County whose utilities are in danger of being disconnected or who need assistance with a rent payment or a rent deposit. Eligibility is determined on a case-by-case basis. Residents of Orrville must have applied to the Salvation Army for assistance and have been denied.
Documents To Bring: Utility disconnection notice, eviction notice, or proof of security deposit requirement/amount. Photo I.D. (with Social Security number), Social security card (if photo I.D. does not list SSN), Proof of income for past 30 days, Proof of residency for past 90 days.
Address:437 S Market StWooster, OH 44691Map & Directions
Services: Provides Wooster-area residents with emergency rent and mortgage payment assistance. Program usually runs from June 1st until December 31st, depending on funding availability.
Eligibility: Residents of Wooster, Shreves, Fredricksburg, Apple Creek and Mount Eaton whose income is 150% or below Federal Poverty Guidelines (FPL); Additional eligibility criteria may apply. Client can only receive service once every 12 months.
Documents To Bring: Intake Coordinator will advise; Call for information