Heating assistance continues

The Northwestern Ohio Community Action Commission continues to offer help with heating assistance.

The Home Energy Assistance Program provides a one-time credit to a homeowner’s main heating source. Applications will be accepted until May 31.

The Winter Crisis Program provides assistance to customers that are threatened with disconnection, have already been disconnected, need to establish new service or are in need of propane, fuel oil or any other bulk fuel. The Winter Crisis program can also assist with furnace repair up to $500.

The Winter Crisis Program will continue until March 31. Income guidelines for these two programs is at or below 175 percent of the Federal Poverty Guideline.

Contact NOCAC to set up an appointment for these programs. Required documentation for all household members includes: proof of 90-day income, birthdates, Social Security cards, electric bill, and gas bill. If disabled, bring proof of disability.

To schedule an appointment, contact 1-844-493-1193.