Community Action Council of Portage County (CAC) is still accepting appointments and call-ins for the Summer Crisis Program (SCP). The program runs through September 30th, and may be able to assist households with a portion of their electric bill and provide a window air conditioner and/or fan to help with summer heat.
To be eligible, households must be at or below 175% of poverty, and meet one of the following criteria:
CAC will continue to have call-ins Monday through Thursday mornings starting at 8am. Call-ins are limited and will be first come first serve until all available appointments have been filled for the day. These appointments go very quickly and are generally filled by 8:30am.
To determine eligibility, you will be required to provide the following documents:
You do not need an appointment to apply for HEAP and PIPP, or to re-verify PIPP. You can visit www.energyhelp.ohio.gov to start an online application. You can also print out an application fill it out and drop it in our drop box with all required documents at 1036 West Main St, Ravenna.
Portage County residents can get on the call-in schedule by calling 330-297-1456 ext 0. If you would like to speak to someone, call 330-297-1456 and press 1 for HEAP. At this time scheduled appointments are booked through September 30th, however if there are cancellations, appointments may become available. To check appointment availability call our toll free appointment line 234-703-4303.