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7880 Lincole Place
Lisbon, Ohio 44432
Phone:(330)424-7221
Fax: (330)424-3731

 
Agency Mission:

To assist county residents who are low-income, elderly, or disabled achieve self-sufficiency and enjoy a better quality of life.

 

Federal Poverty Guidelines


HEAP Application form (pdf)


 

Home Energy Assistance Program

Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) (Also called 'Regular HEAP') -The Home Energy Assistance Program is a federally funded program designed to help income-eligible Ohioans with their winter heating bills . The program runs from July 1 to June 30.


Winter Crisis Program (WCP) (Also called 'Emergency HEAP') - The Winter Crisis Program provides financial assistance to income-eligbile households that are threatened with disconnection of their heating source; have already had service disconnected; need to establish new service or pay to transfer service; or in the case of bulk fuel customers, only have 25 percent or less of the tank's fuel capacity on hand. The WCP program year runs from November 1 to March 31 . Agencies have until April 15 to finish processing incomplete or pending applications.


Summer Crisis Program (SCP) - The Summer Crisis Program provides financial assistance to income-eligible households determined eligible by the current SCP State Issued Grant Agreement, Exhibit 1, Scope of Work. The SCP program year runs from July 1 to August 31. Agencies have until September 15 to finish processing any incomplete or pending applications.

Percentage of Income Payment Plan (PIPP) Plus - The Percentage of Income Payment Plan Plus helps income-eligible Ohioans manage their energy bills year round. The program allows eligible Ohioans to pay their energy bill based on a percentage of their income each month. To be eligible for the program, a customer must receive his/her electric or gas service from a company regulated by the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO), must have a total household income which is at or below 150 percent of the federal poverty level, and must apply for all energy assistance programs for which he or she is eligible. For Gas PIPP Plus, the utility must be a primary or secondary heat source.

Income guidelines for HEAP, WCP & SCP
To be income-eligible a household must have total household income for the last 12-months or 90- days equal to or less than 175 percent of the federal poverty guidelines (FPG). Income guidelines representing the 175 percent calculation are revised annually. The period to be used in determining annual income must not be more than 12-months or less than the 90 day period
preceding the request for assistance by the household.
The following chart displays income levels by household size and should be used to determine eligibility. Income guidelines listed below represent the 175 percent calculation for 2014-2015
energy assistance programs.


Size of Household

Total Household Income

Past Three Months Income

1

$20,442.50

$5,105.63

2

$27,527.50

$6,881.88

3

$34,632.50

$8,658.13

4

$41,737.50

$10,434.38

5

$48,842.50

$12,210.63

6

$55,947.50

$13,986.88

7

$63,052.50

$15,763.13

8

$70,157.50

$17,539.38

Households with more than eight members should add $7,105 to the yearly income or $1,776.25 to
the 90 day income for each additional member. ·

*For households with more than 7 members, add $7,105 per member for 12 month calculation or $1,776.25 for three month calculation.

How does one apply?
There must be a face-to-face interview with an adult household member to determine eligibility. Appointments can be made by calling the automated phone system at (330) 424-1386. CAA will also be seeing walk-ins throughout the program. Walk-in times are as follows: Monday-Thursday: 8am-9am only and Friday: 8am-2pm.

Click here for the list of required documents for EVERY appointment.


New PIPP Guidelines


Call (330)424-4013 for more information


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