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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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MOST NOCAC LOCATIONS WILL OPEN FOR SERVICES ON MONDAY JUNE 1.  

FOR THE SAFETY OF EMPLOYEES AND THE PUBLIC, SOME RESTRICTIONS WILL REMAIN IN PLACE.

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Effective June 1st, NOCAC Community Service offices will be open for all HEAP, PIPP and Emergency Service appointments. There will be 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.

Please note that Toledo Edison and AEP have both temporarily suspended shut-offs due to non-payment of bills.

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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.  Effective June 1st, carryout lunches or packaged meals will be 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.

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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We are open for BCI/FBI web check services.  Please call ahead for an appointment, 419-784-2150, ext. 1100.

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

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NOCAC’s tax program will resume June 1st.  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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HWAP services have resumed.  Calls will be made daily to screen clients prior to our crew’s arrival.  The Elderly Home Repair, EPP and Utility Service programs are still suspended until further notice.