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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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DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS COVID-19 EMERGENCY ORDER IN OHIO,

FOR THE SAFETY OF EMPLOYEES AND THE PUBLIC,

ALL NOCAC LOCATIONS WILL BE CLOSED UNTIL AT LEAST MONDAY JUNE 1.

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NOCAC has suspended face to face appointments for all HEAP, PIPP and Emergency Service appointments. Those seeking assistance should still schedule an appointment using the link, scheduling online, or by calling 1-844-493-1193. Appointments will be conducted by phone from one of our HEAP/Community Service Specialists.  

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

Please note that Toledo Edison and AEP have both temporarily suspended shut-offs due to non-payment of bills. The Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) has been extended to 6/1/20.

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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 will be closed to the public until further notice. In an effort to encourage people to stay home, in accordance with the Governors mandate, we will not be doing carry out meals at this time.

Commodities will be distributed on June 3, 2020 from 10 am until 1 pm.  Additional food boxes with be available through a partnership with Northwest Ohio Food banks and the Ohio National Guard. 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 June are cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience

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Due to the Governor of Ohio closing all private and public schools with the premise of avoiding spreading the COVID-19 virus, NOCAC will be canceling all Child Development classes and home visits until further notice.

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BCI/FBI web check services are suspended until May 26th.

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All Getting Ahead classes and CCMEP activities have been suspended until further notice.

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Due to the growing number of places that have suspended services as a preventative measure against the spread of corona virus, NOCAC’s tax program has likewise suspended ALL services.  If you have an appointment, you will be contacted.  Please note that the deadline for filing taxes this year has changed to July 15, 2020.

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All HWAP, EPP services, and home repair are suspended until further notice.