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NOCAC Service Updates Due To Coronavirus

NOCAC is making changes to our service programs in an effort to help stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

Because our country is continually updating plans to deal with this fluid situation, there may be other changes implemented in the future.  NOCAC will post these updates to our services as they occur so we can continue to meet our clients’ needs.

Thank you for your patience and understanding while we continue to navigate this unusual time.  For more information on the COVID-19 virus, please visit the Ohio Department of Health’s website.

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NOCAC Community Service offices are open for all HEAP, PIPP and Emergency Service appointments. Appointments can be conducted via phone interview or face-to-face. There are no walk-in services.  Those seeking assistance should still schedule an appointment online or by calling 1-419-219-4641.

Click here to view information regarding assistance for those who have been affected by COVID-19.

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Access to emergency shelter and services to homeless persons continuesPlease call 419-990-5135.  Your call will be returned. 

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At the recommendation of health experts, the PATH Center Soup Kitchen and Drop-in Center will continue to be closed to the public until further notice.  Carryout lunches or packaged meals are available for curbside pick-up from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm.  Meal delivery for Defiance City residents is available on a limited basis.  Call 419-782-6962, before 9:00 am.

Commodities will be distributed on October 7, November 4, and December 2 from 9:00 am until 1:00 pm.  We will ask for people to line up in their cars and they will be handed pre-packaged commodities after they are signed in.  We ask that no one gets out of the vehicles.

All other scheduled PATH Center activities through the end of the year are cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience

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NOCAC Child Development classes and Home Visits have resumed and are operating under the guidance provided by the Ohio Department of Health, Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, the Office of Head Start, and the Office of Governor Dewine. We are still taking applications for the 2020-2021 School Year. For information on how to enroll, please contact Gerri Larson at 419-784-2150 ext. 1140

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We are open for BCI/FBI web check services.  Please call ahead for an appointment, 419-784-2150, ext. 1115.

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HWAP, EPP, Utility Services and repair programs have all resumed.  Calls will be made daily to screen clients prior to our crew’s arrival.