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NOCAC Service Updates Due To Coronavirus

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

Because our country is still putting plans in place to deal with this situation, there may be other changes implemented in the near 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 APRIL 6TH.

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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, schedule online, or by calling 1-844-493-1193. Appointments will be conducted by phone from one of our HEAP/Community Service Specialist.

Please note that Toledo Edison and AEP have both temporarily suspended shut-offs due to non-payment of bills.  The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO)  extended its winter reconnect order through May 1, 2020. The Winter Reconnect Order helps Ohioans reconnect or maintain electric and natural gas service during the heating season between Oct. 14, 2019 and May 1, 2020.  The Winter Crisis Program (WCP) has been extended until 5/1/20.  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.

All scheduled PATH Center activities for the remainder of March and April 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 for the next three weeks (March 16 to April 3).

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BCI/FBI web check services are suspended until April 6th.

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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.

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