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2019 Summer Crisis Program

Northwestern Ohio Community Action Commission of Defiance, Williams, Fulton, Henry, Paulding, and Van Wert Counties is announcing the 2019 SUMMER CRISIS PROGRAM. The Summer Crisis program is a cooling assistance program that may provide a one-time payment towards an electric bill, and/or an air conditioner or fan, and/or central air unit repair for those who meet the program eligibility requirements. The Program begins JULY 1, 2019 and runs through AUGUST 31, 2019.

Who is Eligible?
**Individuals with a Documented Medical Condition – A member of the household has a documented medical condition verified by a licensed physician or registered nurse practitioner stating that “Due to an illness, this client would benefit from continued electric service and/or air conditioning.”
**Individuals Age 60 and Over- At least one member of the household is 60 years of age or older. No medical documentation needed.
**Eligible applicant’s total household income must be at or below 175% of the 2019 Federal Poverty Guidelines.

Please note: PIPP Plus customers are not eligible for payment towards the electric bill but still may qualify for an air
conditioner, fan or central air unit repair.

All applicants MUST provide the following documentation when coming to the appointment.
**Proof of all income for the previous 90 days. (Includes wages, child support, Social Security benefits, unemployment, etc,)
**BOTH electric and gas heating bills.
**Proof of disability (if applicable)
**SS cards and birthdates of all members in household.

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You will need social security numbers and utility account information when scheduling your appointment.