The Community Action Council of Portage County, Inc. will have funding available for Portage County households that meet program requirements. This year’s benefits include electric bill payments, window a/c units, fans, and a/c repair for central air. Each household’s benefit is $500.00 for electric bill assistance PLUS central air repair, an A/C unit, and/or tower fans. Certain conditions apply for these additional benefits.
It is strongly recommended that you make an appointment. Appointments
Call 234-703-4303 toll free, or online at https://cap.appointments.com. Scheduled appointments will be conducted via telephone interview. An Intake Specialist will call client at the date and time of their appointment, to start an application, and discuss the documents that are required, and how to get the documents turned in.
Open Call insIf you are unable to get an appointment, you may call in Monday through Thursday mornings starting at 8:00am until all call in appointments are full.An Intake Specialist will call clients at the date and time of their appointment, to start an application, and discuss the documents that are required, and how to get the documents turned in. For more information on the program, to obtain a medical eligibility form, or to obtain information on other agency programs and services, please access
the agency’s website at www.cacportage.net/heap.html
EligibilityTo be eligible, the household has to be at or below 175% of the federal poverty guidelines, AND meet one of the following criteria:
The income guidelines for the Summer Crisis Cooling program are as follows:
Household Size 30 Day Income 175% Annual Income 175%
1 $1,852.60 $22,540
2 $2,505.62 $30,485
3 $3,158.63 $38,430
4 $3,811.64 $46,375
5 $4,464.66 $54,320
6 $5,117.67 $62,265
7 $5,770.68 $70,210
8 $6,423.70 $78,155
Add'l Person $653.01 $7,945
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