Ohio Heartland Community Action Commission readies ‘Winter Crisis Program’

Staff report

Ohio Heartland Community Action Commission is announcing the 2015-2016 ‘Winter Crisis Program’.

The Winter Crisis Program (HEAP) is a heating assistance program that may provide a one-time payment toward a utility and/or bulk fuel service for those meeting the program eligibility requirements. The program runs through March 31.

OHCAC has a morning WALK-IN policy. The policy is as follows: electric or gas customers must be in a shut off situation; bulk fuel, wood, coal or heating oil customers must have less than 25 percent of the fuel source on hand.

Walk-In customers will be served daily on a limited first come first serve basis.

Staff report