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.
Hours: M-F: 8:30am-4:30pm
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:601 Indiana AveFarrell, PA 16121Map & Directions
Services: Provides rental assistance.
Address:75 S Dock StSharon, PA 16146Map & Directions
Services: Provides supportive services to very low-income Veteran families living in or transitioning to permanent housing. Under this program, CAPMC aims to improve very low-income Veteran families’ housing stability in Mercer County. CAPMC will provide eligible Veterans and their families with outreach, case management, and assistance in obtaining VA and other benefits, which may include:Health care servicesDaily living servicesPersonal financial planning servicesTransportation servicesFiduciary and payee servicesLegal servicesChild care servicesHousing counseling servicesIn addition, veterans may also be eligible for time-limited payments to third parties (e.g., landlords, utility companies, moving companies, and licensed child care providers) if these payments help them and their families stay in or acquire permanent housing on a sustainable basis.
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.
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:241 W Grant StNew Castle, PA 16101Map & Directions
Services: Rental assistance is provided in the form of financial assistance to household in an immediate housing crisis. Financial assistance up to $1500 for a household, and $1000 for an individual may be available.This assistance can pay for the families first month’s rent, a security deposit and/or back rent due to a property owner in order to secure safe housing for the family affected. Actual payments are dependent upon many factors, including, but not limited to: funds available, circumstance leading to the crisis, past assistance received by the household, amount needed to solve the emergency, etc.
Hours: Weekdays, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Eligibility: Proof of housing crisis (typically a notarized eviction, letter from a shelter, letter from another social service agency). Income not exceeding 200% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines.
Address:7060 Woodland AveChagrin Falls, OH 44023Map & Directions
Services: Provides temporary financial assistance for those in emergency situations involving: prescriptions, transportation or utilities (gas, electric, and oil only - does not help with water or sewer bills). Will also provide financial assistance for gasoline, car repair and prescriptions. Amount given varies with each case.
Hours: CLOSED Nov. 6, 2012. Regular hours: M-F: 10:00am-4:00pm.
Eligibility: Geauga County residents, but focuses on Chagrin Falls Park residents. For utility assistance must have a disconnection notice. Number of times client can be helped is determined on a case-by-case basis.
Documents To Bring: Photo I.D.; Proof of Income (for the entire last month if possible); disconnection notice (for utility assistance).
Address:17826 Chillicothe RdChagrin Falls, OH 44023Map & Directions
Services: May be able to provide financial assistance not to exceed $300 to Bainbridge Township residents demonstrating need. Assistance can be for utilities, fuel oil, appliances, or various other temporary needs. Individuals are not guaranteed to receive maximum amount. Funds are very limited, and are not meant to be used for on-going support.
Eligibility: Serves those demonstrating need (low-income or facing financial hardship) residing in Bainbridge Twp. only. Assistance is limited and not guaranteed. Each request is evaluated on an individual basis.
Documents To Bring: Will be notified upon intake.
Address:496 E Washington StChagrin Falls, OH 44022Map & Directions
Services: Provides temporary emergency financial aid for help with apartment/house/mobile home lot rent payments and rental deposits, utility bill payments, minor car repairs, minor furnace and appliance repair, and prescriptions. Can also provide $25 Giant Eagle food cards. Payments are generally capped at a maximum of $200, although client is not guaranteed to receive maximum amount. Money goes directly to the creditor, not to the client. Does not provide ongoing assistance. Funds are very limited and subject to availability.
Hours: M-F: 8:30am-4:00pm
Eligibility: This is a program of last resort - applicants must have exhausted all other sources of help. Serves Adults 18 and older; residents of Chagrin Falls Twp., Chagrin Falls Village and Bainbridge Twp. Only serves these cities - can not make exceptions for anybody outside of these areas. Those from Bainbridge Twp. must first try to receive assistance from Geauga County Job and Family Services or United Way Services of Geauga County. Must have an immediate need and be able to show the ability to make future payments, and otherwise demonstrate how this assistance will resolve the situation.
Documents To Bring: Photo I.D. and copy of bill, if applicable.
Address:1217 7th AveBeaver Falls, PA 15010Map & Directions
Services: The Cornerstone Housing Support Center assists Beaver County residents in finding the resources they need and is committed to providing reliable information and services to the community. Services available include:Assistance to individuals and families experiencing homelessness or are at imminent risk of homelessness,Utility Assistance,Displaced residents emergency motel program,Consumer Education,Supportive Housing Program for individuals and families with disabilities who have exhausted all other housing options,Fair Housing,Supportive Services for Veterans Families.
Hours: Monday through Friday 9:00am to 4:00pm
Eligibility: Call for eligibility requirements.Fees or ChargesTypes of FeesNoneFee AmountsNoneInsurance AcceptedNo