The Community Action Council of Portage County is administering the Summer Crisis Program (SCP) from July 1st through September 30th., and the Low Income Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) is available through September 30th.
SCP can provide assistance on electric bills, and families may be eligible for a window air conditioning unit and/or fans. Central Air conditioning repair is also offered to households that qualify.
To qualify for SCP assistance, households must be at or below 175% of the federal poverty guidelines, and meet one of the following criteria:
To determine eligibility for both programs, the following documents are needed:
Call-ins are available via phone interview on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday starting at 8:00am until all available appointments are scheduled. To schedule a same day call-in appointment call 330-297-1456 ext 0. Do not leave a message, by the time messages are returned, all appointments are booked.
ALL APPOINTMENTS, AND CALL-INS WILL BE CONDUCTED VIA PHONE INTERVIEW. You are required to be available via the phone number provided, and have the required documents available so you are able to answer the intake specialists questions at the date and time of your appointment. The Intake Specialist will work with you to decide what is the best method for providing your documents.
If you have additional questions not related to making an appointment, you can call CAC at 330-297-1456, and press option 1 for HEAP.
Community Action Council of Portage County
1036 West Main St * PO BOX 917 * Ravenna, Ohio 44266
Phone: 330-297-1456 HEAP is Option 1
Appointment line: 234-703-4303