Weatherization Services & Home Repair

Home Weatherization Program

The HWAP program is funded by the Ohio Department Services Agency, Office of Community Assistance (OCA). Weatherization activities save energy cost for income eligible individuals by providing energy –related home repairs and other modifications to their homes, which may be owned or rented. Our goal is to make homes safe, comfortable and energy efficient while reducing the heating and cooling cost paid by low-income consumers. To be eligible for this program, a person may not make over 200% of the federal poverty guidelines. Click here to see the Federal Poverty Guidelines. Eligible applicants are served on a “need for services” priority basis.

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Emergency Home Repair/Handicap Modification Program

This program is designed to assist homeowners with minor repairs allowing the individual to reside safely in their homes. To be eligible for the Emergency Home Repair/Handicap Modifications Program, income must be less than 35% of the county median income guidelines. Click here to see the 2016 Income Limits. This program is funded through the Office of Housing & Community Partnerships/ODOD, Ohio Housing Trust Fund.

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First Energy/ Toledo Edison Electric Program

Toledo Edison customers that are eligible for the Home Weatherization Assistance Program may be eligible to receive additional home weatherization services such as consumer education materials and replacement of inefficient appliances. The goal of this program is to reduce overall energy consumption in the customer’s home. This program is funded through First Energy Corporation, Ohio Partners for Affordable Energy (OPAE).

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NOCAC's Community Services Offices

Community Service Offices are located in Defiance, Fulton, Henry, Paulding, Van Wert and Williams counties.  Community Service Workers are available to take applications for emergency assistance or weatherization assistance, or to provide referrals to other social services, offer case management assistance, and to assist with budgeting needs. 

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American Electric Power Low Income Program

American Electric Power customers that are eligible for the Home Weatherization Assistance Program may be eligible to receive additional home weatherization services such as consumer education materials and replacement of inefficient appliances. The goal of this program is to reduce overall energy consumption in the customer’s home. This program is funded through Ohio Power Low Income Program, Ohio Partners for Affordable Energy (OPAE).

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Elderly Home Repair Program

This program is designed to assist homeowners over the age of 60 years of age in our five county area whose income falls within 35% of the county median income guidelines. Click here to see the 2016 Income Limits. Safety and minor repairs are addressed to help the applicant to continue to live independently and comfortably in their homes. Applications are taken at area senior centers or through NOCAC’s community services offices. This program is funded through the Area Office on Aging of Northwestern Ohio/Ohio Housing Trust Fund.

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